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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 263 544 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.77% 9.98% 9.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.17% 10.51% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 431 449
Median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £92.50 £53.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +72.89%
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
3220 5178 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.18% 95.03% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2626 3954 4237
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £276 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 93 74
Median hourly rate £21.78 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £28.30 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 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 27 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.

1 208 (37.82%) Finance
2 174 (31.64%) Business Analysis
3 142 (25.82%) Banking
4 109 (19.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 96 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (13.82%) Investment Banking
7 65 (11.82%) SQL
8 59 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (10.00%) Asset Management
10 50 (9.09%) Project Management
11 49 (8.91%) User Stories
12 42 (7.64%) Front Office
13 40 (7.27%) Data Analysis
14 38 (6.91%) Derivative
14 38 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
15 35 (6.36%) CRM
16 33 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 32 (5.82%) Use Case
18 31 (5.64%) Data Modelling
19 30 (5.45%) Migration
20 28 (5.09%) SDLC
21 27 (4.91%) Solvency II
21 27 (4.91%) Fixed Income
21 27 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
22 25 (4.55%) Equities
22 25 (4.55%) MiFID
23 24 (4.36%) Target Operating Model
23 24 (4.36%) Data Management
23 24 (4.36%) Scrum
23 24 (4.36%) Legal

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 8 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.09%) Confluence
3 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.36%) SAS
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.18%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Documentum
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.27%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.18%) MS Office
4 11 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.45%) Maximo
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.55%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.55%) Summit
5 3 (0.55%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.36%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.36%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.36%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 2 (0.36%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.18%) assyst
7 1 (0.18%) BASE24
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.18%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.18%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.18%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (0.18%) SaaS
1 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.36%) Network Security
2 1 (0.18%) IMAP
2 1 (0.18%) Internet
2 1 (0.18%) Intranet
2 1 (0.18%) LAN
2 1 (0.18%) SAN
2 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.55%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 8 (1.45%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.27%) MS Access
7 6 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.55%) MySQL
8 3 (0.55%) QlikView
9 2 (0.36%) Big Data
9 2 (0.36%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.36%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.18%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.18%) JIRA
2 6 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.91%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.36%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 208 (37.82%) Finance
2 142 (25.82%) Banking
3 76 (13.82%) Investment Banking
4 42 (7.64%) Front Office
5 24 (4.36%) Legal
6 22 (4.00%) Back Office
6 22 (4.00%) Retail
7 18 (3.27%) Advertising
8 9 (1.64%) Law
9 8 (1.45%) Marketing
10 6 (1.09%) Billing
10 6 (1.09%) Private Banking
10 6 (1.09%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.73%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.55%) Games
12 3 (0.55%) Publishing
12 3 (0.55%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.09%) XML
2 11 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (1.45%) FpML
4 7 (1.27%) FIXML
5 6 (1.09%) XML Schema
6 3 (0.55%) .NET
6 3 (0.55%) Web Services
7 1 (0.18%) COM
7 1 (0.18%) EDI
7 1 (0.18%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.18%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.18%) MDX
7 1 (0.18%) Middleware
7 1 (0.18%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.18%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.91%) Derivative
3 33 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (4.91%) Fixed Income
5 25 (4.55%) Equities
6 19 (3.45%) Reinsurance
7 18 (3.27%) Market Risk
8 17 (3.09%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.36%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.82%) User Experience
11 9 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
11 9 (1.64%) Reference Data
12 8 (1.45%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.09%) Credit Derivative
13 6 (1.09%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.73%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (0.73%) Taxonomies
15 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.27%) Windows
2 3 (0.55%) Unix
3 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.18%) Android
4 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.18%) VMS
4 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (31.64%) Business Analysis
2 109 (19.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 50 (9.09%) Project Management
6 49 (8.91%) User Stories
7 40 (7.27%) Data Analysis
8 38 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (6.36%) CRM
10 32 (5.82%) Use Case
11 31 (5.64%) Data Modelling
12 30 (5.45%) Migration
13 28 (5.09%) SDLC
14 27 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (4.36%) Data Management
15 24 (4.36%) Scrum
15 24 (4.36%) Target Operating Model
16 20 (3.64%) Analytics
17 19 (3.45%) PRINCE2
17 19 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 65 (11.82%) SQL
2 8 (1.45%) Java
3 7 (1.27%) C#
4 6 (1.09%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.73%) VBA
6 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.36%) PHP
6 2 (0.36%) R
7 1 (0.18%) C
7 1 (0.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (3.64%) ISEB
2 12 (2.18%) Degree
3 9 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.91%) PMP
6 4 (0.73%) ACCA
6 4 (0.73%) CIMA
6 4 (0.73%) CISA
6 4 (0.73%) CISSP
6 4 (0.73%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.55%) PCI QSA
8 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.18%) CBAP
9 1 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.18%) CITP
9 1 (0.18%) IIBA
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.91%) Solvency II
2 25 (4.55%) MiFID
3 20 (3.64%) Data Quality
4 15 (2.73%) QA
5 10 (1.82%) EMIR
6 9 (1.64%) FATCA
7 8 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.91%) COREP
8 5 (0.91%) SEPA
9 4 (0.73%) Basel III
10 3 (0.55%) GAAP
10 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.36%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (0.55%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (3.27%) Oracle
3 18 (3.27%) SAP
4 11 (2.00%) Murex
5 8 (1.45%) IBM
6 7 (1.27%) Charles River
6 7 (1.27%) Guidewire
6 7 (1.27%) hybris
7 5 (0.91%) Bloomberg
7 5 (0.91%) Fidessa
7 5 (0.91%) Remedy
7 5 (0.91%) SunGard
8 4 (0.73%) Algorithmics
8 4 (0.73%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.55%) Calypso
9 3 (0.55%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (0.55%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.55%) Tableau
10 2 (0.36%) Teradata
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