The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
London / City of London
Rank 41 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 144 137 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.89% 4.46% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.68% 5.25% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 107 149
Median daily rate £501 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £611 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £35.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2536 2610 4196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.11% 84.96% 81.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2057 3300
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 35
Median hourly rate £50.75 £35.60 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +74.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £18.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the City of London region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the City of London region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 116 (40.56%) Finance
2 96 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (24.83%) Banking
4 65 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (16.43%) Project Management
6 42 (14.69%) SQL
7 41 (14.34%) Investment Banking
8 39 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (12.24%) Front Office
10 33 (11.54%) Use Case
11 32 (11.19%) MiFID
11 32 (11.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 32 (11.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 31 (10.84%) Fixed Income
13 30 (10.49%) Asset Management
14 26 (9.09%) Scrum
14 26 (9.09%) Data Modelling
15 25 (8.74%) Microsoft
16 24 (8.39%) Process Improvement
17 23 (8.04%) SDLC
17 23 (8.04%) Waterfall
18 22 (7.69%) Risk Management
18 22 (7.69%) Change Management
18 22 (7.69%) Investment Management
19 20 (6.99%) SQL Server
19 20 (6.99%) MS Excel
19 20 (6.99%) Equities
19 20 (6.99%) Data Analysis
19 20 (6.99%) Retail
19 20 (6.99%) Derivative

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.75%) Confluence
4 2 (0.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.10%) MS Office
5 4 (1.40%) MS Project
6 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.70%) Summit
2 2 (0.70%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) RMDS
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.35%) Sonata
3 1 (0.35%) Tercero
3 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.40%) GitHub
2 2 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) Intranet
2 2 (0.70%) LDAP
3 1 (0.35%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) IPsec
3 1 (0.35%) SAN
3 1 (0.35%) SMS
3 1 (0.35%) SSL
3 1 (0.35%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.15%) Big Data
4 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.75%) QlikView
7 4 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.05%) VLDB
9 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.70%) SSDT
10 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (5.24%) JIRA
2 9 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.45%) Eclipse
4 6 (2.10%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.05%) Grunt
5 3 (1.05%) gulp
5 3 (1.05%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.05%) Mocha
5 3 (1.05%) webpack
6 2 (0.70%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.70%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.70%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 116 (40.56%) Finance
2 71 (24.83%) Banking
3 41 (14.34%) Investment Banking
4 35 (12.24%) Front Office
5 20 (6.99%) Retail
6 13 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 13 (4.55%) Games
6 13 (4.55%) Legal
7 9 (3.15%) Advertising
7 9 (3.15%) Back Office
8 5 (1.75%) Marketing
8 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.05%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (75.52%) Analyst
2 199 (69.58%) Business Analyst
3 28 (9.79%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 27 (9.44%) Senior Analyst
5 25 (8.74%) Senior Business Analyst
6 23 (8.04%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 23 (8.04%) Project Manager
7 18 (6.29%) Banking Analyst
7 18 (6.29%) Developer
8 16 (5.59%) IT Business Analyst
9 15 (5.24%) Business IT Analyst
9 15 (5.24%) IT Analyst
10 12 (4.20%) Business Systems Analyst
10 12 (4.20%) Risk Analyst
10 12 (4.20%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (3.85%) Consultant
11 11 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
11 11 (3.85%) Risk Business Analyst
11 11 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
12 10 (3.50%) Asset Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.64%) .NET
2 8 (2.80%) AngularJS
3 7 (2.45%) FpML
4 5 (1.75%) HTML
4 5 (1.75%) HTML5
4 5 (1.75%) XML
5 4 (1.40%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.05%) Angular 2
6 3 (1.05%) CSS
6 3 (1.05%) Gherkin
6 3 (1.05%) LESS
6 3 (1.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (1.05%) Sass
6 3 (1.05%) Web Services
7 2 (0.70%) Dapper ORM
7 2 (0.70%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.70%) WPF
8 1 (0.35%) Velocity
8 1 (0.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (11.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (10.84%) Fixed Income
4 20 (6.99%) Derivative
4 20 (6.99%) Equities
5 12 (4.20%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.50%) User Experience
7 6 (2.10%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.75%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.75%) Market Risk
8 5 (1.75%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.75%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.40%) Fintech
9 4 (1.40%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (1.40%) Spread Betting
10 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.05%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.05%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.70%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.20%) Windows
2 7 (2.45%) Linux
3 4 (1.40%) Unix
4 3 (1.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 47 (16.43%) Project Management
4 33 (11.54%) Use Case
5 32 (11.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (10.49%) Asset Management
7 26 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 26 (9.09%) Scrum
8 24 (8.39%) Process Improvement
9 23 (8.04%) SDLC
9 23 (8.04%) Waterfall
10 22 (7.69%) Change Management
10 22 (7.69%) Investment Management
10 22 (7.69%) Risk Management
11 20 (6.99%) Data Analysis
12 19 (6.64%) UML
13 18 (6.29%) GAP Analysis
13 18 (6.29%) Migration
14 17 (5.94%) Wealth Management
15 16 (5.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (14.69%) SQL
2 15 (5.24%) C#
3 7 (2.45%) T-SQL
4 6 (2.10%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.75%) Java
6 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.40%) Scala
7 3 (1.05%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.05%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.05%) VBA
8 2 (0.70%) C
8 2 (0.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (5.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.20%) Degree
2 12 (4.20%) ISEB
3 10 (3.50%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.10%) CBAP
5 5 (1.75%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (1.75%) CITP
6 4 (1.40%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.05%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.05%) PMP
8 2 (0.70%) CFA
8 2 (0.70%) CISA
8 2 (0.70%) CISSP
8 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.70%) MBA
8 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.35%) CIMA
9 1 (0.35%) IIBA
9 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.19%) MiFID
2 7 (2.45%) QA
3 5 (1.75%) Solvency II
4 4 (1.40%) EMIR
5 3 (1.05%) Basel III
5 3 (1.05%) FATCA
5 3 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.70%) AIFMD
6 2 (0.70%) Basel II
6 2 (0.70%) COBIT
6 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.70%) SEPA
6 2 (0.70%) SLA
6 2 (0.70%) UCITS
7 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.35%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.15%) Oracle
3 7 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.10%) Murex
5 5 (1.75%) Tableau
6 4 (1.40%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.40%) Charles River
6 4 (1.40%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.05%) Fidessa
7 3 (1.05%) HP
7 3 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.05%) SAP
7 3 (1.05%) Splunk
8 2 (0.70%) Cognos
8 2 (0.70%) IBM
8 2 (0.70%) jBASE
8 2 (0.70%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.70%) Temenos
9 1 (0.35%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.35%) SimCorp
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