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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 664 761 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.29% 12.21% 15.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.14% 13.15% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 598 991
Average daily rate £498 £500 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 467 (36.63%) Banking
2 461 (36.16%) Finance
3 405 (31.76%) Business Analysis
4 258 (20.24%) Investment Banking
5 224 (17.57%) SQL
6 169 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 147 (11.53%) Derivative
8 122 (9.57%) Project Management
9 119 (9.33%) Front Office
10 117 (9.18%) UML
10 117 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 105 (8.24%) Data Analysis
12 99 (7.76%) Asset Management
13 95 (7.45%) Retail
14 94 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
15 91 (7.14%) Degree
16 89 (6.98%) Back Office
17 75 (5.88%) Use Case
18 74 (5.80%) Equities
18 74 (5.80%) Data Modelling
19 70 (5.49%) Credit Risk
19 70 (5.49%) Fixed Income
20 69 (5.41%) Migration
20 69 (5.41%) MS Excel
21 67 (5.25%) Scrum
22 64 (5.02%) ISEB
23 63 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 62 (4.86%) Risk Management
25 60 (4.71%) Microsoft
26 59 (4.63%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 39 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.73%) CMS
3 10 (0.78%) Drupal
4 9 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.24%) SAS
8 2 (0.16%) Confluence
8 2 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.16%) Documentum
8 2 (0.16%) FileNet
9 1 (0.078%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.078%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 69 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 34 (2.67%) MS Office
4 33 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.49%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.71%) Loan IQ
2 9 (0.71%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.31%) Eikon
4 4 (0.31%) SAP HR
4 4 (0.31%) Eagle PACE
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.24%) Aligne
5 3 (0.24%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.24%) Summit
5 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.16%) Endur
6 2 (0.16%) Agresso
6 2 (0.16%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.16%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.078%) Force.com
2 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.25%) Intranet
2 10 (0.78%) Internet
3 5 (0.39%) HTTP
4 4 (0.31%) Extranet
4 4 (0.31%) FTP
5 1 (0.078%) Network Security
5 1 (0.078%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
2 35 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 12 (0.94%) Data Mining
5 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (0.63%) RDBMS
6 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.55%) QlikView
8 6 (0.47%) MS Access
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
9 5 (0.39%) SAP BW
9 5 (0.39%) Big Data
10 4 (0.31%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.24%) PerformancePoint
11 3 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.24%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 19 (1.49%) JIRA
2 10 (0.78%) Rational Rose
3 6 (0.47%) RequisitePro
4 3 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.16%) Toad
6 1 (0.078%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.078%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.078%) Visual Studio
General
1 467 (36.63%) Banking
2 461 (36.16%) Finance
3 258 (20.24%) Investment Banking
4 119 (9.33%) Front Office
5 95 (7.45%) Retail
6 89 (6.98%) Back Office
7 57 (4.47%) Legal
8 33 (2.59%) Retail Banking
9 28 (2.20%) Advertising
10 21 (1.65%) Marketing
11 20 (1.57%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.25%) Private Banking
13 13 (1.02%) Publishing
14 12 (0.94%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.86%) General Ledger
16 9 (0.71%) French Language
16 9 (0.71%) German Language
16 9 (0.71%) Billing
16 9 (0.71%) Law
17 8 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.33%) .NET
2 12 (0.94%) XML
3 7 (0.55%) FpML
4 5 (0.39%) Mason
4 5 (0.39%) MDX
4 5 (0.39%) Middleware
5 4 (0.31%) HTML
6 3 (0.24%) Spring
6 3 (0.24%) Hibernate
6 3 (0.24%) Web Services
7 1 (0.078%) WCF
7 1 (0.078%) WPF
7 1 (0.078%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.078%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.078%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.078%) J2EE
7 1 (0.078%) DOM
7 1 (0.078%) XSL
7 1 (0.078%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.078%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 147 (11.53%) Derivative
2 74 (5.80%) Equities
3 70 (5.49%) Credit Risk
3 70 (5.49%) Fixed Income
4 63 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
6 31 (2.43%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.35%) Market Risk
8 23 (1.80%) Reference Data
9 14 (1.10%) iPad
10 12 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.86%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.71%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.55%) FMCG
14 6 (0.47%) EPoS
14 6 (0.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 6 (0.47%) Credit Derivative
14 6 (0.47%) Open Source
15 5 (0.39%) SWIFT
16 4 (0.31%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 10 (0.78%) UNIX
2 9 (0.71%) Windows
3 5 (0.39%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.24%) Android
6 2 (0.16%) Linux
7 1 (0.078%) zOS
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (31.76%) Business Analysis
2 169 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 122 (9.57%) Project Management
4 117 (9.18%) UML
4 117 (9.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 105 (8.24%) Data Analysis
6 99 (7.76%) Asset Management
7 94 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (5.88%) Use Case
9 74 (5.80%) Data Modelling
10 69 (5.41%) Migration
11 67 (5.25%) Scrum
12 62 (4.86%) Risk Management
13 59 (4.63%) Workflow
14 58 (4.55%) Change Management
15 54 (4.24%) GAP Analysis
16 52 (4.08%) CRM
17 51 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
18 50 (3.92%) Investment Management
18 50 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 224 (17.57%) SQL
2 26 (2.04%) VBA
3 17 (1.33%) Java
4 13 (1.02%) C#
5 11 (0.86%) T-SQL
6 9 (0.71%) C
7 6 (0.47%) VB
8 5 (0.39%) Python
8 5 (0.39%) C++
8 5 (0.39%) Perl
9 4 (0.31%) ActionScript
9 4 (0.31%) ActionScript 2.0
10 3 (0.24%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.24%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.24%) PowerHouse
11 2 (0.16%) RPG
12 1 (0.078%) PHP
12 1 (0.078%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.078%) VBScript
12 1 (0.078%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 91 (7.14%) Degree
2 64 (5.02%) ISEB
3 31 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.41%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.10%) CBAP
6 13 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.71%) ACCA
7 9 (0.71%) IIBA
8 6 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.31%) CIMA
11 3 (0.24%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.24%) CITP
11 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.078%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.078%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 1 (0.078%) MCTS
13 1 (0.078%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.92%) QA
1 50 (3.92%) EMIR
2 41 (3.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 32 (2.51%) Basel III
4 25 (1.96%) ISO 9001
5 19 (1.49%) CRD IV
6 17 (1.33%) FATCA
7 14 (1.10%) COREP
8 10 (0.78%) MiFID
9 8 (0.63%) FINREP
10 5 (0.39%) Basel II
10 5 (0.39%) SLA
11 3 (0.24%) GAAP
11 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.16%) XenApp
2 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.078%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.078%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (4.71%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.00%) Oracle
3 31 (2.43%) SAP
4 30 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (1.57%) Charles River
6 16 (1.25%) Business Objects
7 15 (1.18%) Siebel
8 13 (1.02%) Fidessa
9 11 (0.86%) Misys
10 9 (0.71%) Hyperion
11 8 (0.63%) Murex
11 8 (0.63%) Thunderhead
12 7 (0.55%) IBM
12 7 (0.55%) Calypso
12 7 (0.55%) Citrix
13 6 (0.47%) Cognos
14 5 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (0.39%) Reuters
14 5 (0.39%) Bloomberg
15 4 (0.31%) Remedy
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