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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 566 652 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.43% 10.36% 12.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.24% 11.22% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 477 607
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £95.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.33 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+23.66% -7.40%
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
5034 5813 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 92.36% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 4226 4345
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 81 120
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.41 £39.51 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 376 (38.68%) Finance
2 308 (31.69%) Business Analysis
3 307 (31.58%) Banking
4 173 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (17.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 138 (14.20%) SQL
7 131 (13.48%) Investment Banking
8 124 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
9 99 (10.19%) Project Management
10 79 (8.13%) Data Analysis
11 77 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 75 (7.72%) GAP Analysis
13 72 (7.41%) Retail
14 70 (7.20%) Migration
15 69 (7.10%) CRM
16 68 (7.00%) Microsoft
17 66 (6.79%) MS Visio
18 61 (6.28%) Asset Management
19 59 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
20 57 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
21 56 (5.76%) Oracle
22 55 (5.66%) UML
22 55 (5.66%) Front Office
23 54 (5.56%) Derivative
24 53 (5.45%) Change Management
25 52 (5.35%) Degree
26 51 (5.25%) MS Excel
26 51 (5.25%) Data Modelling
27 47 (4.84%) Scrum
27 47 (4.84%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.72%) MS Exchange
2 7 (0.72%) CMS
3 6 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (0.62%) SAS
4 5 (0.51%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.31%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.31%) Lync
7 2 (0.21%) Confluence
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.21%) FileNet
8 1 (0.10%) Drupal
8 1 (0.10%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.10%) Documentum
8 1 (0.10%) MTS
Applications
1 66 (6.79%) MS Visio
2 51 (5.25%) MS Excel
3 34 (3.50%) MS Office
4 31 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.44%) MS Project
6 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.31%) Shockwave
7 2 (0.21%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.82%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.62%) Eagle PACE
3 6 (0.62%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.51%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.41%) HFM
5 4 (0.41%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.31%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.31%) Minerva
6 3 (0.31%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.21%) Summit
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.21%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.72%) SaaS
2 6 (0.62%) IaaS
3 5 (0.51%) Office 365
4 4 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) Force.com
7 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.10%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.93%) Intranet
2 5 (0.51%) Internet
3 4 (0.41%) CTI
3 4 (0.41%) Network Security
4 3 (0.31%) HTTP
4 3 (0.31%) Firewall
5 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.21%) LDAP
5 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.21%) DNS
5 2 (0.21%) SSL
5 2 (0.21%) FTP
5 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.21%) VLAN
6 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.10%) DHCP
6 1 (0.10%) LAN
6 1 (0.10%) WAN
6 1 (0.10%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.10%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (5.86%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 19 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.65%) QlikView
5 15 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.54%) Big Data
6 11 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (0.93%) MS Access
9 8 (0.82%) Data Mining
10 7 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (0.51%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.31%) DataStage
13 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.21%) Essbase
13 2 (0.21%) Data Mart
13 2 (0.21%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (1.44%) JIRA
2 7 (0.72%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.21%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.21%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.21%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.10%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.10%) JUnit
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.10%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 376 (38.68%) Finance
2 307 (31.58%) Banking
3 131 (13.48%) Investment Banking
4 72 (7.41%) Retail
5 55 (5.66%) Front Office
6 41 (4.22%) Legal
7 32 (3.29%) Retail Banking
8 27 (2.78%) Back Office
9 26 (2.67%) Advertising
10 19 (1.95%) Marketing
11 17 (1.75%) Telecoms
12 13 (1.34%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.34%) Law
13 12 (1.23%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.93%) Publishing
15 7 (0.72%) Private Banking
15 7 (0.72%) Games
16 5 (0.51%) French Language
16 5 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
16 5 (0.51%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.95%) XML
2 15 (1.54%) .NET
3 10 (1.03%) FpML
3 10 (1.03%) Web Services
4 8 (0.82%) Middleware
5 6 (0.62%) HTML
6 4 (0.41%) HTML5
6 4 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.41%) Mason
7 3 (0.31%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.31%) MDX
7 3 (0.31%) Flash
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.21%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.21%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.21%) J2EE
8 2 (0.21%) SOAP
8 2 (0.21%) jQuery
9 1 (0.10%) Velocity
9 1 (0.10%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 124 (12.76%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.56%) Derivative
3 36 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (2.88%) Fixed Income
5 26 (2.67%) Credit Risk
6 24 (2.47%) User Experience
7 19 (1.95%) Equities
8 18 (1.85%) Market Risk
9 17 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.44%) Reference Data
11 13 (1.34%) SWIFT
12 11 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.03%) Mathematics
13 10 (1.03%) Computer Science
14 9 (0.93%) FMCG
14 9 (0.93%) Data Extraction
14 9 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.82%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.82%) Open Source
15 8 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.37%) Windows
2 14 (1.44%) UNIX
3 5 (0.51%) Android
3 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.31%) Linux
6 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.10%) AIX
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (31.69%) Business Analysis
2 173 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (17.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (10.19%) Project Management
5 79 (8.13%) Data Analysis
6 77 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 75 (7.72%) GAP Analysis
8 70 (7.20%) Migration
9 69 (7.10%) CRM
10 61 (6.28%) Asset Management
11 59 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
12 55 (5.66%) UML
13 53 (5.45%) Change Management
14 51 (5.25%) Data Modelling
15 47 (4.84%) Scrum
15 47 (4.84%) Use Case
16 46 (4.73%) Analytics
17 45 (4.63%) Risk Management
18 43 (4.42%) Workflow
19 41 (4.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 138 (14.20%) SQL
2 19 (1.95%) Java
3 17 (1.75%) VBA
4 10 (1.03%) T-SQL
4 10 (1.03%) C#
5 9 (0.93%) C
6 6 (0.62%) R
7 3 (0.31%) PHP
7 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.21%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.21%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.10%) VB
9 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.10%) Perl
9 1 (0.10%) C++
9 1 (0.10%) Python
9 1 (0.10%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 52 (5.35%) Degree
2 41 (4.22%) ISEB
3 17 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.82%) IIBA
5 7 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.72%) PMP
5 7 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.62%) CBAP
7 4 (0.41%) CIMA
7 4 (0.41%) ACCA
7 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.31%) CISSP
8 3 (0.31%) CISA
9 2 (0.21%) MBA
9 2 (0.21%) MCSE
9 2 (0.21%) MCT
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.09%) QA
2 21 (2.16%) Solvency II
3 12 (1.23%) FATCA
4 9 (0.93%) EMIR
4 9 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.82%) Basel III
5 8 (0.82%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.72%) COREP
7 4 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.31%) MiFID
8 3 (0.31%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.21%) UCITS
9 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.21%) SLA
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.10%) Basel II
10 1 (0.10%) GAAP
10 1 (0.10%) P3O
10 1 (0.10%) AIFMD
System Software
1 10 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.10%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.10%) Control-M
3 1 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.76%) Oracle
3 26 (2.67%) SAP
4 24 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (1.65%) Siebel
5 16 (1.65%) Bloomberg
6 14 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
6 14 (1.44%) IBM
7 13 (1.34%) Tableau
8 10 (1.03%) WorldPay
8 10 (1.03%) Cognos
8 10 (1.03%) Business Objects
9 9 (0.93%) HP
9 9 (0.93%) Guidewire
10 8 (0.82%) Hyperion
10 8 (0.82%) SunGard
11 6 (0.62%) Vermilion
11 6 (0.62%) Charles River
11 6 (0.62%) Adobe
12 5 (0.51%) Teradata
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JM
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McGregor Boyall
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Red10
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TEKsystems
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Hays Finance Technology
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