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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 11 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 543 590 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.05% 9.91% 12.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.86% 10.73% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 455 653
Average daily rate
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£475 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £342 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £95.00 £53.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.57% +160.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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
5002 5499 6062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.36% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 4129 4482
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £273 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 75 137
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £45.98 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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.

1 390 (39.12%) Finance
2 325 (32.60%) Banking
2 325 (32.60%) Business Analysis
3 175 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
4 167 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 147 (14.74%) Investment Banking
6 143 (14.34%) SQL
7 123 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
8 105 (10.53%) Project Management
9 78 (7.82%) Migration
9 78 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 74 (7.42%) Data Analysis
11 70 (7.02%) Retail
12 69 (6.92%) GAP Analysis
13 68 (6.82%) CRM
13 68 (6.82%) Microsoft
14 66 (6.62%) Front Office
15 62 (6.22%) MS Visio
16 59 (5.92%) Derivative
17 58 (5.82%) Asset Management
18 57 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
18 57 (5.72%) UML
19 55 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
19 55 (5.52%) Oracle
20 52 (5.22%) Data Modelling
21 51 (5.12%) MS Excel
22 50 (5.02%) Degree
23 49 (4.91%) Use Case
24 46 (4.61%) Change Management
25 45 (4.51%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 33 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.80%) CMS
4 6 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.50%) SAS
5 5 (0.50%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.40%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.30%) Lync
7 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.20%) FileNet
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.10%) Confluence
9 1 (0.10%) Exstream Dialogue
9 1 (0.10%) Documentum
9 1 (0.10%) MTS
Applications
1 62 (6.22%) MS Visio
2 51 (5.12%) MS Excel
3 34 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (2.91%) MS Office
5 16 (1.60%) MS Project
6 7 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.30%) Shockwave
8 2 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.80%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (0.70%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.70%) Sentinel
3 7 (0.70%) Eagle PACE
4 6 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.50%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 4 (0.40%) Global One
6 4 (0.40%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.30%) Tesseract
7 3 (0.30%) Minerva
7 3 (0.30%) HFM
7 3 (0.30%) Adaptiv
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.30%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.20%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.10%) SaaS
2 6 (0.60%) IaaS
3 5 (0.50%) Office 365
4 4 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.10%) Taleo
7 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.80%) Intranet
2 7 (0.70%) Internet
3 4 (0.40%) CTI
3 4 (0.40%) Network Security
4 3 (0.30%) Firewall
5 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.20%) SSL
5 2 (0.20%) HTTP
5 2 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.10%) 4G
6 1 (0.10%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.10%) MVNO
6 1 (0.10%) VLAN
6 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.10%) DNS
6 1 (0.10%) LAN
6 1 (0.10%) WAN
6 1 (0.10%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (2.51%) SQL Server
3 17 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.50%) QlikView
5 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (1.30%) Big Data
7 10 (1.00%) Data Mining
8 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.70%) MS Access
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.30%) DataStage
12 2 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.20%) DB2
12 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.20%) Essbase
12 2 (0.20%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (1.10%) JIRA
2 6 (0.60%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.20%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.20%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.20%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.10%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.10%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.10%) JUnit
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
General
1 390 (39.12%) Finance
2 325 (32.60%) Banking
3 147 (14.74%) Investment Banking
4 70 (7.02%) Retail
5 66 (6.62%) Front Office
6 41 (4.11%) Legal
7 35 (3.51%) Back Office
8 30 (3.01%) Retail Banking
9 26 (2.61%) Advertising
10 19 (1.91%) Marketing
11 16 (1.60%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.40%) Financial Institution
13 13 (1.30%) Law
14 10 (1.00%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.90%) Billing
16 7 (0.70%) Games
17 6 (0.60%) Publishing
18 5 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
18 5 (0.50%) Private Banking
18 5 (0.50%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.41%) .NET
2 15 (1.50%) XML
3 8 (0.80%) FpML
3 8 (0.80%) Middleware
4 7 (0.70%) Web Services
5 5 (0.50%) HTML
6 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.40%) Mason
6 4 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.40%) HTML5
7 3 (0.30%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.30%) MDX
7 3 (0.30%) Flash
8 2 (0.20%) CSS
8 2 (0.20%) J2EE
8 2 (0.20%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.20%) jQuery
9 1 (0.10%) WebSockets
9 1 (0.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 123 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.92%) Derivative
3 40 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 34 (3.41%) Fixed Income
5 31 (3.11%) Credit Risk
6 25 (2.51%) Equities
6 25 (2.51%) Market Risk
7 23 (2.31%) SWIFT
7 23 (2.31%) User Experience
8 16 (1.60%) Reference Data
9 14 (1.40%) Data Integration
10 12 (1.20%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.10%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.00%) NHS
12 10 (1.00%) Data Extraction
13 9 (0.90%) Mobile App
14 8 (0.80%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.80%) FMCG
14 8 (0.80%) CMDB
15 7 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.40%) UNIX
2 13 (1.30%) Windows
3 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.30%) Android
4 2 (0.20%) Linux
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (32.60%) Business Analysis
2 175 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (16.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 105 (10.53%) Project Management
5 78 (7.82%) Migration
5 78 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 74 (7.42%) Data Analysis
7 69 (6.92%) GAP Analysis
8 68 (6.82%) CRM
9 58 (5.82%) Asset Management
10 57 (5.72%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (5.72%) UML
11 52 (5.22%) Data Modelling
12 49 (4.91%) Use Case
13 46 (4.61%) Change Management
14 45 (4.51%) Scrum
14 45 (4.51%) Risk Management
15 42 (4.21%) E-Commerce
15 42 (4.21%) User Stories
16 40 (4.01%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 143 (14.34%) SQL
2 19 (1.91%) Java
3 17 (1.71%) VBA
4 12 (1.20%) C#
5 11 (1.10%) C
6 10 (1.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (0.60%) R
8 5 (0.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.40%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.20%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.10%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.10%) VB
11 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.10%) Perl
11 1 (0.10%) PHP
11 1 (0.10%) C++
11 1 (0.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (5.02%) Degree
2 35 (3.51%) ISEB
3 11 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.70%) IIBA
4 7 (0.70%) PMP
4 7 (0.70%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.50%) ACCA
5 5 (0.50%) CIMA
6 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.30%) CBAP
7 3 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.30%) CISA
7 3 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.30%) CISSP
8 2 (0.20%) MCSE
8 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.20%) MCITP
9 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.21%) QA
2 18 (1.81%) Solvency II
3 16 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (1.50%) EMIR
5 12 (1.20%) MiFID
6 11 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 11 (1.10%) FATCA
7 8 (0.80%) Basel III
8 6 (0.60%) COREP
9 3 (0.30%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.20%) SLA
10 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.20%) UCITS
11 1 (0.10%) FINREP
11 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.10%) Basel II
11 1 (0.10%) GAAP
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.10%) Control-M
2 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 68 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.52%) Oracle
3 24 (2.41%) SAP
4 21 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (1.71%) Bloomberg
6 16 (1.60%) Siebel
7 15 (1.50%) IBM
8 13 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
9 12 (1.20%) Business Objects
9 12 (1.20%) Tableau
10 11 (1.10%) Cognos
11 10 (1.00%) Guidewire
11 10 (1.00%) WorldPay
12 8 (0.80%) Hyperion
13 7 (0.70%) HP
14 6 (0.60%) Adobe
14 6 (0.60%) SunGard
14 6 (0.60%) Symantec
14 6 (0.60%) Vermilion
15 5 (0.50%) Demandware
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Hays Finance Technology
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