The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 13 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 522 820 1105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.00% 11.57% 14.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.79% 12.50% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 653 870
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £338 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Average hourly rate £53.50 £21.50 £43.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.83% -51.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -16.27%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5332 6562 7201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.88% 92.61% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3888 4819 5239
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 171 169
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.64 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.11 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
London

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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.

1 440 (37.29%) Finance
2 398 (33.73%) Banking
3 359 (30.42%) Business Analysis
4 222 (18.81%) SQL
5 201 (17.03%) Investment Banking
6 149 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 117 (9.92%) Data Analysis
8 110 (9.32%) Retail
9 109 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
10 104 (8.81%) Derivative
11 103 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 101 (8.56%) Asset Management
13 100 (8.47%) Project Management
14 97 (8.22%) Front Office
15 96 (8.14%) Data Modelling
16 87 (7.37%) Degree
17 81 (6.86%) UML
18 68 (5.76%) MS Excel
19 67 (5.68%) CRM
20 65 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
20 65 (5.51%) Credit Risk
21 64 (5.42%) Migration
22 62 (5.25%) User Stories
23 61 (5.17%) Change Management
24 60 (5.08%) Scrum
25 59 (5.00%) MS Visio
26 57 (4.83%) Use Case
27 55 (4.66%) Investment Management
28 54 (4.58%) Systems Analysis
28 54 (4.58%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 24 (2.03%) CMS
2 22 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 10 (0.85%) Drupal
4 9 (0.76%) SAS
5 6 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.42%) Confluence
7 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.25%) Documentum
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.085%) Lync
9 1 (0.085%) Apache
Applications
1 68 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 59 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 32 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (2.29%) MS Office
5 19 (1.61%) MS Project
6 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.59%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.51%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.51%) Loan IQ
4 5 (0.42%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.25%) Algo Collateral
5 3 (0.25%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.25%) Minerva
5 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.17%) Endur
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.17%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.17%) Agresso
6 2 (0.17%) Adaptiv
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.17%) Office 365
1 2 (0.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.085%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.085%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.93%) Intranet
2 10 (0.85%) Internet
3 8 (0.68%) HTTP
4 4 (0.34%) SSL
5 3 (0.25%) Firewall
6 2 (0.17%) LDAP
6 2 (0.17%) Extranet
6 2 (0.17%) MVNO
7 1 (0.085%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.085%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.36%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.27%) Data Mining
5 12 (1.02%) Data Mart
6 11 (0.93%) MS Access
7 10 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.76%) ProClarity
9 8 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
10 7 (0.59%) QlikView
10 7 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.59%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.51%) Big Data
12 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.25%) Spotfire
13 3 (0.25%) SAP BI
14 2 (0.17%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (1.44%) JIRA
2 8 (0.68%) ERwin
2 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.34%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.17%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.17%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.085%) LSMW
5 1 (0.085%) RequisitePro
General
1 440 (37.29%) Finance
2 398 (33.73%) Banking
3 201 (17.03%) Investment Banking
4 110 (9.32%) Retail
5 97 (8.22%) Front Office
6 53 (4.49%) Back Office
7 47 (3.98%) Legal
8 33 (2.80%) Retail Banking
9 19 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
11 17 (1.44%) Marketing
11 17 (1.44%) Advertising
12 16 (1.36%) Publishing
12 16 (1.36%) Telecoms
13 12 (1.02%) Private Banking
13 12 (1.02%) Billing
14 9 (0.76%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.76%) Law
15 7 (0.59%) French Language
16 6 (0.51%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.61%) XML
2 13 (1.10%) MDX
3 12 (1.02%) .NET
4 9 (0.76%) HTML
5 6 (0.51%) FpML
5 6 (0.51%) Mason
6 5 (0.42%) Web Services
7 4 (0.34%) Middleware
7 4 (0.34%) Spring
8 3 (0.25%) XSLT
8 3 (0.25%) CSS
8 3 (0.25%) J2EE
8 3 (0.25%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.17%) XSD
9 2 (0.17%) JSON
9 2 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.17%) HTML5
10 1 (0.085%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.085%) jQuery
10 1 (0.085%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.81%) Derivative
2 65 (5.51%) Credit Risk
3 53 (4.49%) Fixed Income
3 53 (4.49%) Equities
4 50 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (2.88%) Market Risk
6 27 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
7 22 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 16 (1.36%) Reference Data
9 14 (1.19%) iPad
10 9 (0.76%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.68%) Open Source
11 8 (0.68%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.59%) FMCG
12 7 (0.59%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.51%) EPoS
13 6 (0.51%) Credit Derivative
13 6 (0.51%) DTCC
13 6 (0.51%) Swaptions
13 6 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (0.76%) UNIX
2 5 (0.42%) Windows
3 4 (0.34%) Android
3 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (30.42%) Business Analysis
2 149 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 117 (9.92%) Data Analysis
4 109 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (8.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 101 (8.56%) Asset Management
7 100 (8.47%) Project Management
8 96 (8.14%) Data Modelling
9 81 (6.86%) UML
10 67 (5.68%) CRM
11 65 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (5.42%) Migration
13 62 (5.25%) User Stories
14 61 (5.17%) Change Management
15 60 (5.08%) Scrum
16 57 (4.83%) Use Case
17 55 (4.66%) Investment Management
18 54 (4.58%) Systems Analysis
19 49 (4.15%) GAP Analysis
20 48 (4.07%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 222 (18.81%) SQL
2 25 (2.12%) VBA
3 19 (1.61%) Java
4 14 (1.19%) T-SQL
5 8 (0.68%) C#
5 8 (0.68%) VB
5 8 (0.68%) PL/SQL
6 6 (0.51%) C
7 5 (0.42%) C++
7 5 (0.42%) Perl
7 5 (0.42%) Python
8 2 (0.17%) RPG
8 2 (0.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.085%) XPath
9 1 (0.085%) PHP
9 1 (0.085%) VBScript
9 1 (0.085%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 87 (7.37%) Degree
2 45 (3.81%) ISEB
3 13 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.68%) IIBA
4 8 (0.68%) CBAP
5 7 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.42%) ACCA
7 4 (0.34%) CIMA
7 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.085%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.085%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.085%) CISSP
10 1 (0.085%) CISA
10 1 (0.085%) GIAC
10 1 (0.085%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.90%) EMIR
2 35 (2.97%) QA
2 35 (2.97%) Dodd-Frank
3 23 (1.95%) Basel III
4 18 (1.53%) FATCA
5 16 (1.36%) ISO 9001
6 12 (1.02%) CRD IV
7 10 (0.85%) MiFID
8 8 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.68%) AIFMD
9 6 (0.51%) Basel II
9 6 (0.51%) SLA
9 6 (0.51%) COREP
10 4 (0.34%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.17%) FINREP
11 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.085%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.17%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.17%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 54 (4.58%) Microsoft
2 46 (3.90%) Oracle
3 35 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
4 27 (2.29%) Charles River
5 26 (2.20%) SAP
6 23 (1.95%) Cognos
7 19 (1.61%) Siebel
8 15 (1.27%) Misys
9 14 (1.19%) Business Objects
10 12 (1.02%) IBM
11 9 (0.76%) Sun
12 7 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
13 6 (0.51%) Calypso
13 6 (0.51%) Fidessa
13 6 (0.51%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.51%) HP
13 6 (0.51%) thinkFolio
14 5 (0.42%) Hyperion
14 5 (0.42%) SunGard
14 5 (0.42%) Thunderhead
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