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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 17 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 283 577 620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.11% 10.30% 9.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.54% 10.77% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 463 461
Median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £92.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +73.52%
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
3313 5358 5910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.63% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2682 4077 4318
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.95 £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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.

1 235 (39.36%) Finance
2 182 (30.49%) Business Analysis
3 160 (26.80%) Banking
4 122 (20.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (14.74%) Investment Banking
7 67 (11.22%) Project Management
8 64 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
9 63 (10.55%) SQL
10 58 (9.72%) Asset Management
11 52 (8.71%) Front Office
12 42 (7.04%) User Stories
13 40 (6.70%) Data Modelling
13 40 (6.70%) Legal
13 40 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (6.53%) Use Case
14 39 (6.53%) Data Analysis
14 39 (6.53%) Derivative
15 38 (6.37%) CRM
16 33 (5.53%) Migration
16 33 (5.53%) MiFID
17 30 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 30 (5.03%) Target Operating Model
18 29 (4.86%) Fixed Income
18 29 (4.86%) Retail
19 28 (4.69%) MS Excel
19 28 (4.69%) MS Visio
20 27 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (4.36%) Back Office
21 26 (4.36%) Scrum

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 7 (1.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.01%) Confluence
3 5 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.34%) CMS
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.17%) Documentum
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (4.69%) MS Excel
1 28 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 19 (3.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (2.51%) MS Office
4 7 (1.17%) MS Project
5 5 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.01%) Maximo
2 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.67%) Summit
4 3 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.50%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.34%) Endur
5 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.34%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.34%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.17%) BASE24
6 1 (0.17%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.17%) SAP LE
6 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.17%) SaaS
1 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.17%) IMAP
1 1 (0.17%) Internet
1 1 (0.17%) Intranet
1 1 (0.17%) LAN
1 1 (0.17%) Network Security
1 1 (0.17%) SAN
1 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.02%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.18%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.68%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (1.17%) Data Mining
5 7 (1.17%) MS Access
6 4 (0.67%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.50%) SAP BI
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.34%) Big Data
8 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.34%) MySQL
8 2 (0.34%) QlikView
8 2 (0.34%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.34%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.35%) JIRA
2 6 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.34%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 235 (39.36%) Finance
2 160 (26.80%) Banking
3 88 (14.74%) Investment Banking
4 52 (8.71%) Front Office
5 40 (6.70%) Legal
6 29 (4.86%) Retail
7 26 (4.36%) Back Office
8 20 (3.35%) Advertising
9 11 (1.84%) Retail Banking
10 10 (1.68%) Marketing
11 9 (1.51%) Law
12 7 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.17%) Private Banking
13 6 (1.01%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.84%) Billing
14 5 (0.84%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.50%) Publishing
16 2 (0.34%) French Language
16 2 (0.34%) Games
17 1 (0.17%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.85%) XML
2 9 (1.51%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (1.17%) FIXML
3 7 (1.17%) FpML
4 6 (1.01%) XML Schema
5 4 (0.67%) .NET
6 2 (0.34%) COM
6 2 (0.34%) Web Services
7 1 (0.17%) EDI
7 1 (0.17%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.17%) MDX
7 1 (0.17%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.53%) Derivative
3 30 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (4.86%) Fixed Income
5 26 (4.36%) Equities
6 24 (4.02%) Reinsurance
7 18 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.85%) Market Risk
9 14 (2.35%) Credit Risk
9 14 (2.35%) User Experience
10 9 (1.51%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.51%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (0.84%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.84%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.67%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.67%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.67%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.34%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.17%) Windows
2 3 (0.50%) Unix
3 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.17%) Android
4 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.17%) VMS
4 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (30.49%) Business Analysis
2 122 (20.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 95 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (11.22%) Project Management
5 58 (9.72%) Asset Management
6 42 (7.04%) User Stories
7 40 (6.70%) Data Modelling
7 40 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 39 (6.53%) Data Analysis
8 39 (6.53%) Use Case
9 38 (6.37%) CRM
10 33 (5.53%) Migration
11 30 (5.03%) Target Operating Model
12 27 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (4.36%) Data Management
13 26 (4.36%) Scrum
14 25 (4.19%) SDLC
15 23 (3.85%) Risk Management
16 22 (3.69%) Change Management
16 22 (3.69%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 63 (10.55%) SQL
2 9 (1.51%) C#
3 6 (1.01%) Java
3 6 (1.01%) VBA
4 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.34%) Python
5 2 (0.34%) R
6 1 (0.17%) C
6 1 (0.17%) C++
6 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (3.69%) ISEB
2 15 (2.51%) Degree
3 8 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.01%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.84%) PMP
6 4 (0.67%) ACCA
6 4 (0.67%) CIMA
6 4 (0.67%) CISA
6 4 (0.67%) CISSP
6 4 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.50%) IIBA
7 3 (0.50%) PCI QSA
8 2 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.17%) CFA
9 1 (0.17%) CISM
9 1 (0.17%) CITP
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.53%) MiFID
2 23 (3.85%) Solvency II
3 20 (3.35%) Data Quality
4 17 (2.85%) QA
5 10 (1.68%) EMIR
6 9 (1.51%) FATCA
7 8 (1.34%) SEPA
8 7 (1.17%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (1.01%) Basel III
10 5 (0.84%) COREP
11 3 (0.50%) GAAP
11 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.17%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (0.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (4.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.52%) Oracle
3 20 (3.35%) SAP
4 19 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.68%) Charles River
5 10 (1.68%) Murex
6 8 (1.34%) IBM
7 7 (1.17%) Fidessa
8 6 (1.01%) ION Trading
9 5 (0.84%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.84%) Guidewire
9 5 (0.84%) hybris
9 5 (0.84%) Remedy
9 5 (0.84%) SunGard
10 4 (0.67%) Algorithmics
10 4 (0.67%) Calypso
10 4 (0.67%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.50%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (0.50%) Tableau
11 3 (0.50%) WorldPay
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