The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 10 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 314 392 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.98% 7.62% 10.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.45% 8.03% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 299 483
Average daily rate £520 £465 £511
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.82% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £324 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £53.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
Business Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the City of London region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the City of London region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 278 (41.43%) Finance
2 232 (34.58%) Banking
3 213 (31.74%) Business Analysis
4 130 (19.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 128 (19.08%) Investment Banking
6 95 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (12.52%) Project Management
8 75 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
9 74 (11.03%) SQL
10 73 (10.88%) Derivative
11 63 (9.39%) Front Office
11 63 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
12 50 (7.45%) Legal
13 47 (7.00%) Asset Management
13 47 (7.00%) Use Case
14 45 (6.71%) Fixed Income
14 45 (6.71%) Data Modelling
15 42 (6.26%) Equities
16 41 (6.11%) Data Analysis
16 41 (6.11%) MiFID
17 40 (5.96%) Migration
18 38 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 38 (5.66%) CRM
18 38 (5.66%) Target Operating Model
19 36 (5.37%) GAP Analysis
20 34 (5.07%) Risk Management
21 32 (4.77%) Solvency II
21 32 (4.77%) Validation
21 32 (4.77%) Retail
21 32 (4.77%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (2.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (0.75%) CMS
2 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.15%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.15%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.15%) SAS
4 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (4.77%) MS Visio
2 31 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 23 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (3.28%) MS Office
5 8 (1.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.60%) Summit
2 4 (0.60%) SunGard GMI
3 3 (0.45%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 2 (0.30%) Endur
4 2 (0.30%) Loan IQ
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
4 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.30%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.30%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.15%) assyst
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) Hi Portfolio
5 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) Force.com
2 1 (0.15%) Office 365
2 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.30%) DNS
2 1 (0.15%) Firewall
2 1 (0.15%) IMAP
2 1 (0.15%) Internet
2 1 (0.15%) Intranet
2 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 6 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 5 (0.75%) Big Data
5 5 (0.75%) MS Access
5 5 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.30%) Impala
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.30%) QlikView
7 2 (0.30%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (2.24%) JIRA
2 2 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (0.30%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.15%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.15%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.15%) FogBugz
3 1 (0.15%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 278 (41.43%) Finance
2 232 (34.58%) Banking
3 128 (19.08%) Investment Banking
4 63 (9.39%) Front Office
5 50 (7.45%) Legal
6 32 (4.77%) Retail
7 26 (3.87%) Advertising
7 26 (3.87%) Back Office
8 14 (2.09%) Marketing
9 12 (1.79%) Law
10 10 (1.49%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.34%) Private Banking
12 7 (1.04%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.89%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
16 2 (0.30%) Billing
16 2 (0.30%) French Language
16 2 (0.30%) International Banking
16 2 (0.30%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.64%) XML
2 9 (1.34%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (1.19%) .NET
4 6 (0.89%) FpML
5 5 (0.75%) FIXML
5 5 (0.75%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.30%) COM
6 2 (0.30%) Web Services
7 1 (0.15%) EDI
7 1 (0.15%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
7 1 (0.15%) JMS
7 1 (0.15%) Kafka
7 1 (0.15%) Middleware
7 1 (0.15%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.15%) REST
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 75 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (10.88%) Derivative
3 45 (6.71%) Fixed Income
4 42 (6.26%) Equities
5 38 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (3.58%) Market Risk
7 19 (2.83%) Credit Risk
8 17 (2.53%) User Experience
9 16 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.38%) Reinsurance
10 13 (1.94%) Reference Data
11 11 (1.64%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.49%) SWIFT
13 8 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
13 8 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (1.04%) Computer Science
15 6 (0.89%) Online Banking
15 6 (0.89%) Visualisation
16 5 (0.75%) Contract for Difference
16 5 (0.75%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.45%) Android
1 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
1 3 (0.45%) Windows
2 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (0.30%) Unix
3 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (31.74%) Business Analysis
2 130 (19.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 95 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (12.52%) Project Management
5 63 (9.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 47 (7.00%) Asset Management
6 47 (7.00%) Use Case
7 45 (6.71%) Data Modelling
8 41 (6.11%) Data Analysis
9 40 (5.96%) Migration
10 38 (5.66%) CRM
10 38 (5.66%) Target Operating Model
11 36 (5.37%) GAP Analysis
12 34 (5.07%) Risk Management
13 32 (4.77%) Change Management
13 32 (4.77%) Validation
14 27 (4.02%) Scrum
14 27 (4.02%) User Stories
15 26 (3.87%) Data Management
15 26 (3.87%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (11.03%) SQL
2 13 (1.94%) C#
3 9 (1.34%) Java
3 9 (1.34%) VBA
4 7 (1.04%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.60%) Python
6 2 (0.30%) C
6 2 (0.30%) C++
7 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.15%) R
7 1 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (4.17%) Degree
1 28 (4.17%) ISEB
2 8 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.75%) ACCA
3 5 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.60%) CIMA
4 4 (0.60%) CISA
4 4 (0.60%) CISSP
5 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.45%) IIBA
5 3 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.45%) PCI QSA
5 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CBAP
7 1 (0.15%) CCA
7 1 (0.15%) CISM
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.11%) MiFID
2 32 (4.77%) Solvency II
3 20 (2.98%) QA
4 19 (2.83%) EMIR
5 16 (2.38%) Data Quality
5 16 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 12 (1.79%) Basel III
7 9 (1.34%) SEPA
8 6 (0.89%) FATCA
9 5 (0.75%) COREP
10 4 (0.60%) UCITS
11 3 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.30%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.30%) GAAP
12 2 (0.30%) TARGET2
13 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.15%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 32 (4.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.28%) Oracle
3 19 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (2.38%) SAP
5 12 (1.79%) Murex
6 9 (1.34%) Charles River
7 6 (0.89%) ServiceNow
7 6 (0.89%) SunGard
8 5 (0.75%) Bloomberg
8 5 (0.75%) IBM
8 5 (0.75%) Remedy
8 5 (0.75%) Tableau
9 4 (0.60%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.45%) Algorithmics
10 3 (0.45%) Calypso
10 3 (0.45%) GoldenSource
10 3 (0.45%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.45%) Reuters
10 3 (0.45%) Siebel
10 3 (0.45%) Sitecore
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £600 - £680 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
MPower+
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £600 - £680 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £500 to £850 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago