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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 18 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 491 522 825
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.39% 8.99% 11.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.08% 9.78% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 400 658
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £53.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +148.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 442 (40.63%) Finance
2 358 (32.90%) Banking
3 345 (31.71%) Business Analysis
4 190 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (16.27%) Investment Banking
6 175 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 163 (14.98%) SQL
8 131 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
9 120 (11.03%) Project Management
10 88 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 87 (8.00%) Data Analysis
12 81 (7.44%) Microsoft
13 77 (7.08%) CRM
14 74 (6.80%) Migration
14 74 (6.80%) Retail
15 71 (6.53%) Front Office
16 68 (6.25%) MS Visio
17 66 (6.07%) Derivative
18 65 (5.97%) GAP Analysis
19 59 (5.42%) Use Case
19 59 (5.42%) MS Excel
20 58 (5.33%) Data Modelling
20 58 (5.33%) Asset Management
21 57 (5.24%) Fixed Income
22 56 (5.15%) Scrum
23 55 (5.06%) User Stories
24 54 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
25 53 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
25 53 (4.87%) Oracle
26 52 (4.78%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 7 (0.64%) CMS
3 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.46%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.37%) Lync
7 2 (0.18%) FileNet
7 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.18%) SAS
8 1 (0.092%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.092%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.092%) MTS
8 1 (0.092%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.092%) Drupal
8 1 (0.092%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.092%) WordPress
8 1 (0.092%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.092%) Confluence
Applications
1 68 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 59 (5.42%) MS Excel
3 40 (3.68%) MS Office
4 37 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.47%) MS Project
6 10 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.092%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 43 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.74%) Adaptiv
2 8 (0.74%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.64%) thinkFolio
3 7 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.46%) Global One
4 5 (0.46%) Eagle PACE
4 5 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.37%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.28%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.28%) Minerva
6 3 (0.28%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.28%) Agresso
6 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.18%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.92%) SaaS
2 7 (0.64%) Office 365
3 3 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.18%) IaaS
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.092%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.092%) Taleo
5 1 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.092%) Force.com
5 1 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.092%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.092%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.38%) Intranet
2 9 (0.83%) Internet
3 3 (0.28%) Firewall
3 3 (0.28%) Network Security
4 2 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.18%) SMS
4 2 (0.18%) HTTP
4 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.18%) CTI
5 1 (0.092%) LAN
5 1 (0.092%) SSL
5 1 (0.092%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.092%) DNS
5 1 (0.092%) WAN
5 1 (0.092%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.092%) Extranet
5 1 (0.092%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 18 (1.65%) QlikView
4 17 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.29%) Data Mining
6 12 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (1.01%) MS Access
7 11 (1.01%) Big Data
8 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (0.46%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.28%) DataStage
12 2 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.18%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.092%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 17 (1.56%) JIRA
2 4 (0.37%) Axure RP
2 4 (0.37%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.28%) ERwin
4 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.092%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.092%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.092%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.092%) JUnit
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Forms
General
1 442 (40.63%) Finance
2 358 (32.90%) Banking
3 177 (16.27%) Investment Banking
4 74 (6.80%) Retail
5 71 (6.53%) Front Office
6 44 (4.04%) Back Office
7 34 (3.13%) Legal
8 29 (2.67%) Retail Banking
9 20 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.84%) Advertising
10 15 (1.38%) Marketing
11 14 (1.29%) General Ledger
12 13 (1.19%) Telecoms
13 11 (1.01%) Law
14 10 (0.92%) Billing
15 4 (0.37%) Publishing
15 4 (0.37%) Local Government
15 4 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
15 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.37%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.21%) .NET
2 13 (1.19%) XML
3 6 (0.55%) FpML
4 5 (0.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.28%) MDX
6 3 (0.28%) Web Services
6 3 (0.28%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.18%) jQuery
7 2 (0.18%) Mason
7 2 (0.18%) HTML
7 2 (0.18%) CSS
7 2 (0.18%) J2EE
7 2 (0.18%) Middleware
8 1 (0.092%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.092%) Spring
8 1 (0.092%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.092%) COM
8 1 (0.092%) JSP
8 1 (0.092%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 131 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (6.07%) Derivative
3 57 (5.24%) Fixed Income
4 45 (4.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 40 (3.68%) Credit Risk
6 39 (3.58%) Equities
7 32 (2.94%) Market Risk
8 25 (2.30%) SWIFT
9 23 (2.11%) User Experience
10 20 (1.84%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.65%) Reference Data
12 15 (1.38%) NHS
13 11 (1.01%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.01%) Data Integration
14 9 (0.83%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.74%) Contract for Difference
16 7 (0.64%) Visualisation
17 6 (0.55%) Hedge funds
17 6 (0.55%) FMCG
17 6 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (0.92%) UNIX
2 6 (0.55%) Windows
3 3 (0.28%) Android
3 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.18%) Linux
5 1 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.092%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (31.71%) Business Analysis
2 190 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 120 (11.03%) Project Management
5 88 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 87 (8.00%) Data Analysis
7 77 (7.08%) CRM
8 74 (6.80%) Migration
9 65 (5.97%) GAP Analysis
10 59 (5.42%) Use Case
11 58 (5.33%) Data Modelling
11 58 (5.33%) Asset Management
12 56 (5.15%) Scrum
13 55 (5.06%) User Stories
14 54 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
15 52 (4.78%) UML
15 52 (4.78%) Waterfall
16 48 (4.41%) Change Management
17 46 (4.23%) Data Management
18 45 (4.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (14.98%) SQL
2 20 (1.84%) VBA
3 16 (1.47%) Java
4 13 (1.19%) C
5 12 (1.10%) C#
6 10 (0.92%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.18%) R
9 2 (0.18%) XMLA
10 1 (0.092%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.092%) VB
10 1 (0.092%) COBOL
10 1 (0.092%) Python
10 1 (0.092%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.092%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 45 (4.14%) Degree
2 38 (3.49%) ISEB
3 12 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.55%) IIBA
4 6 (0.55%) ACCA
5 5 (0.46%) PMP
5 5 (0.46%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.46%) CIMA
6 4 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.28%) CBAP
7 3 (0.28%) CISA
7 3 (0.28%) CISSP
7 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.18%) MCITP
8 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.18%) MCSE
9 1 (0.092%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.092%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.31%) QA
2 21 (1.93%) Dodd-Frank
3 20 (1.84%) EMIR
4 17 (1.56%) MiFID
5 15 (1.38%) Basel III
5 15 (1.38%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.10%) FATCA
7 11 (1.01%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.64%) COREP
9 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.18%) SLA
10 2 (0.18%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.18%) UCITS
10 2 (0.18%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.092%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.092%) Basel II
11 1 (0.092%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.092%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.092%) Control-M
3 1 (0.092%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.092%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 81 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 53 (4.87%) Oracle
3 29 (2.67%) SAP
4 17 (1.56%) Siebel
5 13 (1.19%) IBM
5 13 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
6 12 (1.10%) SunGard
7 11 (1.01%) Tableau
8 10 (0.92%) Guidewire
8 10 (0.92%) Bloomberg
9 9 (0.83%) HP
10 8 (0.74%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.64%) WorldPay
11 7 (0.64%) Symantec
11 7 (0.64%) Cognos
12 6 (0.55%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.46%) Lotus
13 5 (0.46%) Teradata
13 5 (0.46%) GoldenSource
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