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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 15 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 448 602 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.73% 10.21% 11.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.39% 10.94% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 444 527
Average daily rate
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£464 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £375 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
- +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £53.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
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
4771 5502 5333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.95% 93.32% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3654 3867 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.21 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 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 2 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.

1 327 (36.13%) Finance
2 286 (31.60%) Business Analysis
3 269 (29.72%) Banking
4 174 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 144 (15.91%) SQL
7 127 (14.03%) Investment Banking
8 104 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
9 99 (10.94%) Project Management
10 85 (9.39%) Data Analysis
11 84 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 77 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
13 68 (7.51%) CRM
14 66 (7.29%) Front Office
15 64 (7.07%) MS Visio
15 64 (7.07%) Retail
16 62 (6.85%) Microsoft
17 61 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
18 59 (6.52%) Data Modelling
19 58 (6.41%) Derivative
20 57 (6.30%) E-Commerce
20 57 (6.30%) Migration
21 53 (5.86%) Asset Management
22 52 (5.75%) MS Excel
23 51 (5.64%) Risk Management
24 50 (5.52%) Change Management
25 49 (5.41%) Analytics
26 47 (5.19%) UML
27 46 (5.08%) Oracle
28 45 (4.97%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 17 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.10%) CMS
3 7 (0.77%) SAS
4 6 (0.66%) Lync
5 5 (0.55%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.33%) Drupal
6 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.22%) Confluence
7 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.11%) FileNet
8 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.11%) Documentum
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.11%) Exstream Dialogue
8 1 (0.11%) MTS
Applications
1 64 (7.07%) MS Visio
2 52 (5.75%) MS Excel
3 29 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (2.54%) MS Office
5 22 (2.43%) MS Project
6 6 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.33%) Shockwave
7 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.10%) thinkFolio
3 9 (0.99%) Markit EDM
4 8 (0.88%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.55%) Summit
5 5 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
6 4 (0.44%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.44%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.44%) SiteCatalyst
7 3 (0.33%) Tesseract
7 3 (0.33%) Minerva
7 3 (0.33%) Algo Collateral
8 2 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.22%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.22%) Global One
8 2 (0.22%) SunGard Martini
8 2 (0.22%) Loan IQ
8 2 (0.22%) HFM
9 1 (0.11%) Adaptiv
9 1 (0.11%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.77%) SaaS
2 5 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.11%) Office 365
3 1 (0.11%) Taleo
3 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.10%) Intranet
2 4 (0.44%) CTI
3 3 (0.33%) Network Security
4 2 (0.22%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.22%) Internet
4 2 (0.22%) Firewall
4 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.22%) VLAN
4 2 (0.22%) LDAP
4 2 (0.22%) LAN
4 2 (0.22%) VoIP
4 2 (0.22%) WAN
4 2 (0.22%) FTP
4 2 (0.22%) HTTP
4 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.11%) SSL
5 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.11%) DNS
5 1 (0.11%) DHCP
5 1 (0.11%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (2.76%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.32%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (1.55%) Big Data
6 13 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (0.99%) QlikView
8 9 (0.99%) Data Mining
9 6 (0.66%) MS Access
9 6 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.33%) Data Mart
13 2 (0.22%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.22%) DataStage
13 2 (0.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (1.44%) JIRA
2 5 (0.55%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.22%) Toad
3 2 (0.22%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.22%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.11%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.11%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.11%) JUnit
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 327 (36.13%) Finance
2 269 (29.72%) Banking
3 127 (14.03%) Investment Banking
4 66 (7.29%) Front Office
5 64 (7.07%) Retail
6 44 (4.86%) Legal
7 34 (3.76%) Back Office
8 26 (2.87%) Retail Banking
9 23 (2.54%) Advertising
10 22 (2.43%) Marketing
11 17 (1.88%) Law
12 12 (1.33%) Telecoms
13 11 (1.22%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.99%) Publishing
14 9 (0.99%) Games
15 6 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.55%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.55%) French Language
16 5 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
16 5 (0.55%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.43%) XML
2 14 (1.55%) FpML
3 11 (1.22%) .NET
4 10 (1.10%) Web Services
5 9 (0.99%) Middleware
6 6 (0.66%) HTML
7 4 (0.44%) HTML5
8 3 (0.33%) MDX
8 3 (0.33%) Flash
9 2 (0.22%) SOAP
9 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.22%) COM
9 2 (0.22%) jQuery
9 2 (0.22%) Mason
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.11%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.11%) Murex MxML
10 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.11%) Velocity
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (6.41%) Derivative
3 40 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (3.31%) Fixed Income
5 27 (2.98%) Market Risk
6 24 (2.65%) Credit Risk
6 24 (2.65%) User Experience
7 21 (2.32%) Management Information System
8 19 (2.10%) Equities
9 11 (1.22%) Reference Data
9 11 (1.22%) SWIFT
9 11 (1.22%) Visualisation
10 10 (1.10%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.99%) Mathematics
11 9 (0.99%) Open Source
11 9 (0.99%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.88%) CMDB
12 8 (0.88%) NHS
13 7 (0.77%) Computer Science
13 7 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.54%) Windows
2 18 (1.99%) UNIX
3 5 (0.55%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.55%) Android
4 4 (0.44%) Linux
4 4 (0.44%) 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
1 286 (31.60%) Business Analysis
2 174 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (10.94%) Project Management
5 85 (9.39%) Data Analysis
6 84 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 77 (8.51%) GAP Analysis
8 68 (7.51%) CRM
9 61 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
10 59 (6.52%) Data Modelling
11 57 (6.30%) E-Commerce
11 57 (6.30%) Migration
12 53 (5.86%) Asset Management
13 51 (5.64%) Risk Management
14 50 (5.52%) Change Management
15 49 (5.41%) Analytics
16 47 (5.19%) UML
17 45 (4.97%) Scrum
17 45 (4.97%) Waterfall
18 41 (4.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 144 (15.91%) SQL
2 17 (1.88%) Java
3 15 (1.66%) VBA
4 8 (0.88%) R
5 6 (0.66%) C
5 6 (0.66%) C#
5 6 (0.66%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.33%) Perl
6 3 (0.33%) PHP
6 3 (0.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.11%) C++
8 1 (0.11%) VB
8 1 (0.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.11%) Python
8 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.11%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 41 (4.53%) Degree
2 32 (3.54%) ISEB
3 20 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.88%) VCP4
4 8 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.88%) PMP
4 8 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 7 (0.77%) IIBA
5 7 (0.77%) CBAP
6 4 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.33%) MBA
7 3 (0.33%) CISSP
7 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.33%) MCSE
7 3 (0.33%) CISA
8 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.22%) CIMA
8 2 (0.22%) MCT
8 2 (0.22%) CCA
8 2 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.32%) QA
2 18 (1.99%) Solvency II
3 13 (1.44%) EMIR
4 10 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.88%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.77%) FATCA
7 6 (0.66%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.66%) COREP
8 4 (0.44%) MiFID
9 3 (0.33%) FINREP
9 3 (0.33%) P3O
9 3 (0.33%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.22%) SLA
10 2 (0.22%) Basel III
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.11%) GxP
11 1 (0.11%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 10 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 62 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.08%) Oracle
3 26 (2.87%) Siebel
4 24 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (2.43%) Bloomberg
6 19 (2.10%) SAP
7 13 (1.44%) Tableau
8 12 (1.33%) Murex
9 11 (1.22%) Cognos
9 11 (1.22%) IBM
10 10 (1.10%) HP
11 9 (0.99%) SunGard
12 8 (0.88%) Adobe
12 8 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
13 7 (0.77%) Business Objects
14 5 (0.55%) Symantec
14 5 (0.55%) Charles River
14 5 (0.55%) Demandware
14 5 (0.55%) Vermilion
14 5 (0.55%) GoldenSource
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Rate: From £85,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Networking People
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Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £425 per annum
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £10.00 - £360.00 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £420 - £450 per day
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