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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 11 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 502 604 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.78% 9.96% 12.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.47% 10.70% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 452 571
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £363 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £24.75 £32.13
% change year-on-year
+58.58% -22.95%
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
4794 5643 5492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.38% 93.01% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 4019 4083
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
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 71 90 112
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.19 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 357 (38.64%) Finance
2 292 (31.60%) Banking
3 288 (31.17%) Business Analysis
4 164 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 142 (15.37%) Investment Banking
7 136 (14.72%) SQL
8 108 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
9 98 (10.61%) Project Management
10 82 (8.87%) Data Analysis
10 82 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
11 76 (8.23%) GAP Analysis
12 71 (7.68%) Retail
13 67 (7.25%) Migration
14 64 (6.93%) CRM
15 62 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
16 61 (6.60%) Derivative
17 60 (6.49%) MS Visio
17 60 (6.49%) Microsoft
17 60 (6.49%) Front Office
18 54 (5.84%) Asset Management
18 54 (5.84%) Oracle
19 53 (5.74%) UML
20 51 (5.52%) Data Modelling
20 51 (5.52%) Analytics
21 49 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
22 48 (5.19%) Change Management
23 46 (4.98%) Scrum
23 46 (4.98%) MS Excel
23 46 (4.98%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.97%) CMS
3 5 (0.54%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.54%) SAS
3 5 (0.54%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.43%) Lync
5 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.22%) FileNet
6 2 (0.22%) Drupal
6 2 (0.22%) Confluence
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.11%) Exstream Dialogue
7 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.11%) Documentum
7 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 60 (6.49%) MS Visio
2 46 (4.98%) MS Excel
3 27 (2.92%) MS Office
4 26 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.52%) MS Project
6 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.32%) Shockwave
8 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.97%) thinkFolio
3 8 (0.87%) Sentinel
4 6 (0.65%) Eagle PACE
4 6 (0.65%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.43%) SiteCatalyst
5 4 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.43%) HFM
5 4 (0.43%) Summit
5 4 (0.43%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.32%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.32%) Minerva
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Algo Collateral
7 2 (0.22%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.22%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.76%) SaaS
2 6 (0.65%) IaaS
3 3 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.08%) Intranet
2 4 (0.43%) Network Security
2 4 (0.43%) CTI
3 3 (0.32%) Internet
3 3 (0.32%) Firewall
3 3 (0.32%) HTTP
3 3 (0.32%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.22%) SSL
4 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.22%) DNS
4 2 (0.22%) LDAP
4 2 (0.22%) LAN
4 2 (0.22%) WAN
4 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.22%) FTP
4 2 (0.22%) VLAN
5 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.11%) 4G
5 1 (0.11%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (3.14%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.52%) QlikView
5 14 (1.52%) Big Data
6 12 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (0.97%) Data Mining
9 8 (0.87%) MS Access
10 7 (0.76%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.76%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.54%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.32%) Data Mart
13 3 (0.32%) DataStage
14 2 (0.22%) SAP BI
14 2 (0.22%) Spotfire
14 2 (0.22%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 14 (1.52%) JIRA
2 8 (0.87%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.22%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.11%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.11%) JUnit
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 357 (38.64%) Finance
2 292 (31.60%) Banking
3 142 (15.37%) Investment Banking
4 71 (7.68%) Retail
5 60 (6.49%) Front Office
6 41 (4.44%) Legal
7 32 (3.46%) Retail Banking
8 29 (3.14%) Back Office
9 26 (2.81%) Advertising
10 22 (2.38%) Marketing
11 16 (1.73%) Law
12 13 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.41%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.97%) Publishing
14 6 (0.65%) Games
14 6 (0.65%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.54%) French Language
15 5 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.54%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.49%) XML
2 15 (1.62%) FpML
3 12 (1.30%) .NET
4 10 (1.08%) Web Services
5 8 (0.87%) Middleware
6 6 (0.65%) HTML
7 4 (0.43%) HTML5
8 3 (0.32%) MDX
8 3 (0.32%) Mason
8 3 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.32%) Flash
9 2 (0.22%) SOAP
9 2 (0.22%) J2EE
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.22%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.22%) jQuery
10 1 (0.11%) D3.js
10 1 (0.11%) Highcharts JS
10 1 (0.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 108 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (6.60%) Derivative
3 40 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (3.14%) Fixed Income
5 21 (2.27%) Credit Risk
5 21 (2.27%) Market Risk
5 21 (2.27%) User Experience
6 20 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.06%) Equities
8 12 (1.30%) Reference Data
9 11 (1.19%) SWIFT
9 11 (1.19%) Visualisation
10 9 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 9 (0.97%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.97%) Computer Science
10 9 (0.97%) Mathematics
10 9 (0.97%) NHS
11 8 (0.87%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (0.87%) FMCG
12 7 (0.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.49%) Windows
2 17 (1.84%) UNIX
3 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.54%) Android
4 4 (0.43%) Linux
4 4 (0.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.11%) AIX
6 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (31.17%) Business Analysis
2 164 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (10.61%) Project Management
5 82 (8.87%) Data Analysis
5 82 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 76 (8.23%) GAP Analysis
7 67 (7.25%) Migration
8 64 (6.93%) CRM
9 62 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
10 54 (5.84%) Asset Management
11 53 (5.74%) UML
12 51 (5.52%) Data Modelling
12 51 (5.52%) Analytics
13 48 (5.19%) Change Management
14 46 (4.98%) Scrum
15 45 (4.87%) E-Commerce
16 43 (4.65%) PRINCE2
16 43 (4.65%) Risk Management
17 41 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 136 (14.72%) SQL
2 20 (2.16%) Java
3 15 (1.62%) VBA
4 8 (0.87%) C#
5 7 (0.76%) R
5 7 (0.76%) C
6 6 (0.65%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.32%) PHP
7 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.22%) VB
8 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.22%) Perl
9 1 (0.11%) C++
9 1 (0.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.11%) Python
9 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 46 (4.98%) Degree
2 40 (4.33%) ISEB
3 16 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.97%) PMP
4 9 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.87%) IIBA
6 6 (0.65%) CBAP
6 6 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.43%) CIMA
8 4 (0.43%) ACCA
9 3 (0.32%) CISA
9 3 (0.32%) CISSP
9 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.32%) MCSE
9 3 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.22%) MCITP
10 2 (0.22%) CFA
10 2 (0.22%) MCT
10 2 (0.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.03%) QA
2 19 (2.06%) Solvency II
3 10 (1.08%) FATCA
3 10 (1.08%) EMIR
4 9 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.87%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.76%) COREP
7 6 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.65%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.43%) Basel III
8 4 (0.43%) MiFID
9 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.32%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.32%) P3O
9 3 (0.32%) FINREP
10 2 (0.22%) UCITS
10 2 (0.22%) SLA
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.11%) GxP
11 1 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 9 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.11%) Control-M
3 1 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 60 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.84%) Oracle
3 26 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (2.60%) SAP
5 18 (1.95%) Bloomberg
6 16 (1.73%) Siebel
7 14 (1.52%) IBM
8 13 (1.41%) PeopleSoft
9 12 (1.30%) Tableau
10 10 (1.08%) Business Objects
10 10 (1.08%) Cognos
10 10 (1.08%) Murex
11 9 (0.97%) SunGard
12 8 (0.87%) Adobe
12 8 (0.87%) HP
13 7 (0.76%) Hyperion
14 6 (0.65%) Vermilion
15 5 (0.54%) Teradata
15 5 (0.54%) Guidewire
15 5 (0.54%) Demandware
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