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 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 24 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 257 436 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.39% 8.11% 7.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.78% 8.52% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 354 358
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £621 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.49% -18.37%
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
3303 5118 5488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.97% 95.20% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2630 4001 3960
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 79 99
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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.

1 210 (40.38%) Finance
2 184 (35.38%) Business Analysis
3 135 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 98 (18.85%) Banking
6 80 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 73 (14.04%) User Stories
8 71 (13.65%) SQL
9 53 (10.19%) Project Management
10 49 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
11 48 (9.23%) Asset Management
12 43 (8.27%) Use Case
13 39 (7.50%) Investment Banking
14 37 (7.12%) Data Analysis
15 35 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
16 34 (6.54%) Retail
17 33 (6.35%) Scrum
18 32 (6.15%) MiFID
19 30 (5.77%) Front Office
20 28 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
20 28 (5.38%) MS Visio
20 28 (5.38%) CRM
20 28 (5.38%) GAP Analysis
21 27 (5.19%) Management Information System
21 27 (5.19%) Microsoft
22 26 (5.00%) SDLC
23 24 (4.62%) Migration
23 24 (4.62%) SQL Server
23 24 (4.62%) Waterfall
24 23 (4.42%) Back Office

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 10 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.15%) Confluence
3 2 (0.38%) SAS
3 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.19%) Documentum
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 28 (5.38%) MS Visio
2 19 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (3.46%) MS Excel
4 11 (2.12%) MS Office
5 7 (1.35%) MS Project
5 7 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.54%) Maximo
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.77%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.77%) Summit
6 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.58%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.38%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.19%) BASE24
8 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.19%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.19%) SAP LE
8 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.19%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.96%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.38%) Office 365
2 2 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.19%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.96%) Intranet
1 5 (0.96%) Network Security
2 2 (0.38%) Firewall
2 2 (0.38%) FTP
2 2 (0.38%) LDAP
2 2 (0.38%) SSH
3 1 (0.19%) LAN
3 1 (0.19%) SAN
3 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.69%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 10 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.58%) Big Data
8 3 (0.58%) Data Mart
8 3 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.58%) MS Access
8 3 (0.58%) MySQL
8 3 (0.58%) QlikView
9 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.38%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (2.31%) JIRA
2 8 (1.54%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.77%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.19%) JBehave
General
1 210 (40.38%) Finance
2 98 (18.85%) Banking
3 39 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 34 (6.54%) Retail
5 30 (5.77%) Front Office
6 23 (4.42%) Back Office
7 14 (2.69%) Legal
8 13 (2.50%) Advertising
9 10 (1.92%) Marketing
10 9 (1.73%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.54%) Billing
12 7 (1.35%) Law
13 5 (0.96%) Publishing
14 4 (0.77%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.77%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.38%) Games
15 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.19%) French Language
16 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.92%) XML
2 7 (1.35%) Web Services
3 6 (1.15%) Gherkin
4 4 (0.77%) EDI
5 3 (0.58%) .NET
5 3 (0.58%) HTML
6 2 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.38%) FpML
6 2 (0.38%) HTML5
6 2 (0.38%) Middleware
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) FIXML
7 1 (0.19%) MDX
7 1 (0.19%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.19%) REST
7 1 (0.19%) RESTful
7 1 (0.19%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.04%) Equities
4 19 (3.65%) Derivative
4 19 (3.65%) Fixed Income
5 18 (3.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (3.27%) User Experience
7 12 (2.31%) Reinsurance
8 11 (2.12%) Credit Risk
9 10 (1.92%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.35%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.35%) Fintech
11 6 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.15%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.96%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.77%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.77%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.77%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.77%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.54%) Windows
2 4 (0.77%) Unix
3 3 (0.58%) Linux
4 1 (0.19%) VMS
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (35.38%) Business Analysis
2 135 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (14.04%) User Stories
5 53 (10.19%) Project Management
6 49 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (9.23%) Asset Management
8 43 (8.27%) Use Case
9 37 (7.12%) Data Analysis
10 35 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (6.35%) Scrum
12 28 (5.38%) CRM
12 28 (5.38%) GAP Analysis
13 26 (5.00%) SDLC
14 24 (4.62%) Migration
14 24 (4.62%) Waterfall
15 22 (4.23%) PRINCE2
16 21 (4.04%) Target Operating Model
17 20 (3.85%) Change Management
17 20 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 71 (13.65%) SQL
2 14 (2.69%) T-SQL
3 7 (1.35%) Java
4 6 (1.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.96%) PHP
6 4 (0.77%) C#
7 3 (0.58%) VBA
8 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.38%) R
9 1 (0.19%) C++
9 1 (0.19%) COBOL
9 1 (0.19%) Python
9 1 (0.19%) Ruby
9 1 (0.19%) VB
9 1 (0.19%) XPath
9 1 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (4.23%) Degree
2 14 (2.69%) ISEB
2 14 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.54%) CISM
5 6 (1.15%) CBAP
5 6 (1.15%) CISSP
6 5 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (0.96%) CISA
6 5 (0.96%) CITP
7 4 (0.77%) PMP
7 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.38%) ACCA
9 2 (0.38%) CIMA
9 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.19%) CFA
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.15%) MiFID
2 17 (3.27%) Solvency II
3 16 (3.08%) QA
4 14 (2.69%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.73%) FATCA
6 5 (0.96%) Basel III
7 4 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.58%) EMIR
8 3 (0.58%) SEPA
9 2 (0.38%) COREP
9 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.19%) Basel II
10 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.19%) GAAP
10 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.19%) Control-M
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.27%) Oracle
2 17 (3.27%) SAP
3 11 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.54%) hybris
4 8 (1.54%) IBM
4 8 (1.54%) Murex
5 7 (1.35%) Guidewire
6 5 (0.96%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (0.77%) Calypso
7 4 (0.77%) Charles River
8 3 (0.58%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.38%) Actimize
9 2 (0.38%) CA
9 2 (0.38%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.19%) Google
10 1 (0.19%) iManage
10 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.19%) Tableau
10 1 (0.19%) Zuora
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