The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 18 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 245 296 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.30% 9.27% 7.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.73% 9.70% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 249 307
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £386 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £17.44 £53.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

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
2805 3052 4906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.05% 95.61% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2225 2410 3765
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 74
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 202 (39.15%) Business Analysis
2 191 (37.02%) Finance
3 129 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 113 (21.90%) Banking
5 109 (21.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 76 (14.73%) Front Office
7 74 (14.34%) MiFID
8 59 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (11.24%) Use Case
9 58 (11.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 54 (10.47%) Project Management
11 53 (10.27%) Investment Banking
12 52 (10.08%) Asset Management
13 46 (8.91%) Derivative
14 45 (8.72%) SQL
14 45 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
15 44 (8.53%) Fixed Income
16 42 (8.14%) Scrum
17 37 (7.17%) User Stories
18 35 (6.78%) Investment Management
19 33 (6.40%) SDLC
20 32 (6.20%) Migration
21 30 (5.81%) Change Management
22 28 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
22 28 (5.43%) Risk Management
22 28 (5.43%) Process Improvement
23 27 (5.23%) Waterfall
23 27 (5.23%) UML
23 27 (5.23%) Data Modelling
23 27 (5.23%) Data Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 12 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.36%) Confluence
3 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.19%) CMS
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (2.71%) MS Excel
1 14 (2.71%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.36%) MS Office
3 5 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.55%) FLEXCUBE
1 8 (1.55%) Loan IQ
2 7 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.97%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.78%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 2 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.39%) Summit
6 1 (0.19%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.19%) HFM
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.19%) RMDS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
1 3 (0.58%) Office 365
1 3 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.19%) G Suite
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.78%) Intranet
2 3 (0.58%) Internet
3 2 (0.39%) Network Security
4 1 (0.19%) ATM
4 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.19%) LDAP
4 1 (0.19%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.19%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.36%) QlikView
4 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.97%) Big Data
6 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.39%) MS Access
7 2 (0.39%) Power BI
8 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.19%) Essbase
8 1 (0.19%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (3.29%) JIRA
2 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 191 (37.02%) Finance
2 113 (21.90%) Banking
3 76 (14.73%) Front Office
4 53 (10.27%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.29%) Retail
6 15 (2.91%) Advertising
7 14 (2.71%) Legal
8 12 (2.33%) Back Office
9 9 (1.74%) Games
10 8 (1.55%) Marketing
10 8 (1.55%) Wholesale Banking
11 6 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.16%) Law
12 5 (0.97%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.78%) Billing
13 4 (0.78%) French Language
14 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.94%) FpML
2 9 (1.74%) XML
3 5 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.58%) .NET
4 3 (0.58%) Gherkin
4 3 (0.58%) Web Services
5 2 (0.39%) Murex MxML
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.39%) XBRL
6 1 (0.19%) HTML
6 1 (0.19%) HTML5
6 1 (0.19%) JSON
6 1 (0.19%) Mason
6 1 (0.19%) Middleware
6 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.19%) RESTful
6 1 (0.19%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.19%) SOAP
6 1 (0.19%) Velocity
6 1 (0.19%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (11.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (8.91%) Derivative
4 44 (8.53%) Fixed Income
5 22 (4.26%) Equities
6 17 (3.29%) Credit Risk
7 16 (3.10%) Market Risk
8 15 (2.91%) User Experience
9 13 (2.52%) Reinsurance
10 9 (1.74%) Fintech
11 8 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.36%) Credit Derivative
13 6 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.16%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.78%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.58%) Computer Science
15 3 (0.58%) Virtual Team
16 2 (0.39%) NHS
16 2 (0.39%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.36%) Windows
2 4 (0.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (39.15%) Business Analysis
2 129 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (21.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (11.24%) Use Case
5 54 (10.47%) Project Management
6 52 (10.08%) Asset Management
7 45 (8.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 42 (8.14%) Scrum
9 37 (7.17%) User Stories
10 35 (6.78%) Investment Management
11 33 (6.40%) SDLC
12 32 (6.20%) Migration
13 30 (5.81%) Change Management
14 28 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
14 28 (5.43%) Process Improvement
14 28 (5.43%) Risk Management
15 27 (5.23%) Data Analysis
15 27 (5.23%) Data Modelling
15 27 (5.23%) UML
15 27 (5.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (8.72%) SQL
2 3 (0.58%) Python
2 3 (0.58%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.39%) C#
3 2 (0.39%) Java
3 2 (0.39%) VBA
4 1 (0.19%) C
4 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.19%) Ruby
4 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (3.68%) ISEB
1 19 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.91%) Degree
3 10 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.55%) CBAP
6 6 (1.16%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (1.16%) CITP
7 4 (0.78%) CISSP
7 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.58%) CISM
8 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.39%) CFA
9 2 (0.39%) CISA
9 2 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) IIBA
10 1 (0.19%) CIMA
10 1 (0.19%) MBA
10 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (14.34%) MiFID
2 23 (4.46%) QA
3 11 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (1.74%) Solvency II
5 7 (1.36%) EMIR
5 7 (1.36%) GDPR
6 5 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.78%) Basel III
8 3 (0.58%) SEPA
9 2 (0.39%) Basel II
10 1 (0.19%) DICOM
10 1 (0.19%) FINREP
10 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.19%) SLA
10 1 (0.19%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.19%) Control-M
2 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (5.04%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.10%) Murex
3 15 (2.91%) Oracle
4 13 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (2.13%) Bloomberg
5 11 (2.13%) SAP
6 10 (1.94%) Charles River
7 7 (1.36%) Fidessa
7 7 (1.36%) Guidewire
8 6 (1.16%) Cognos
8 6 (1.16%) CyberArk
8 6 (1.16%) ION Trading
9 5 (0.97%) HP
9 5 (0.97%) Splunk
9 5 (0.97%) Tableau
10 4 (0.78%) Adobe
10 4 (0.78%) IBM
11 3 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.58%) Varonis
12 2 (0.39%) ServiceNow
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