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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
London / City of London
Rank 19 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 243 322 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.35% 10.75% 7.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.74% 11.23% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 260 291
Median daily rate £513 £501 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% +11.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.44 £53.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.61 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +12.01%

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
2780 2868 4872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.76% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2245 3761
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 44 77
Median hourly rate £20.10 £24.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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.

1 201 (40.85%) Business Analysis
2 184 (37.40%) Finance
3 136 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (22.15%) Banking
5 107 (21.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (14.43%) Front Office
7 69 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (11.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 55 (11.18%) Project Management
10 53 (10.77%) SQL
10 53 (10.77%) Investment Banking
10 53 (10.77%) MiFID
11 49 (9.96%) Asset Management
12 47 (9.55%) User Stories
13 46 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
14 44 (8.94%) Derivative
14 44 (8.94%) Use Case
15 41 (8.33%) Fixed Income
16 37 (7.52%) Scrum
17 33 (6.71%) Migration
18 32 (6.50%) Data Modelling
19 30 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
19 30 (6.10%) GAP Analysis
20 29 (5.89%) SDLC
21 27 (5.49%) Data Analysis
22 26 (5.28%) Process Improvement
22 26 (5.28%) Investment Management
23 25 (5.08%) Risk Management
23 25 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
24 23 (4.67%) Waterfall

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 9 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (0.41%) Confluence
2 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (3.25%) MS Visio
2 14 (2.85%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.63%) MS Office
4 6 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.61%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.02%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.81%) Summit
4 3 (0.61%) FLEXCUBE
4 3 (0.61%) Loan IQ
5 2 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.41%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.20%) HFM
6 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.02%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.61%) Internet
1 3 (0.61%) Intranet
2 2 (0.41%) LDAP
3 1 (0.20%) ATM
3 1 (0.20%) Firewall
3 1 (0.20%) FTP
3 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.20%) Network Security
3 1 (0.20%) SSH
3 1 (0.20%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.64%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.22%) QlikView
4 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.81%) Big Data
7 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.41%) Power BI
8 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.20%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.20%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.20%) KDB
9 1 (0.20%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (2.44%) JIRA
2 6 (1.22%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 184 (37.40%) Finance
2 109 (22.15%) Banking
3 71 (14.43%) Front Office
4 53 (10.77%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.66%) Retail
6 13 (2.64%) Advertising
7 12 (2.44%) Back Office
7 12 (2.44%) Legal
8 10 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.03%) Marketing
9 9 (1.83%) Games
10 7 (1.42%) Billing
11 4 (0.81%) Law
11 4 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
12 3 (0.61%) French Language
12 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.63%) XML
2 7 (1.42%) FpML
3 6 (1.22%) Gherkin
4 4 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.81%) Web Services
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.41%) .NET
6 2 (0.41%) Middleware
6 2 (0.41%) RESTful
6 2 (0.41%) XBRL
7 1 (0.20%) HTML
7 1 (0.20%) HTML5
7 1 (0.20%) JSON
7 1 (0.20%) Mason
7 1 (0.20%) REST
7 1 (0.20%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.20%) SOAP
7 1 (0.20%) Swagger
7 1 (0.20%) Velocity
7 1 (0.20%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (11.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 44 (8.94%) Derivative
4 41 (8.33%) Fixed Income
5 23 (4.67%) Equities
6 17 (3.46%) Credit Risk
6 17 (3.46%) Market Risk
7 14 (2.85%) Reinsurance
8 12 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.44%) User Experience
9 10 (2.03%) Fintech
10 8 (1.63%) Credit Derivative
11 6 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (1.22%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.22%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 5 (1.02%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.61%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.42%) Windows
2 6 (1.22%) Linux
3 1 (0.20%) Unix
3 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (40.85%) Business Analysis
2 136 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (21.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (11.18%) Project Management
5 49 (9.96%) Asset Management
6 47 (9.55%) User Stories
7 46 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 44 (8.94%) Use Case
9 37 (7.52%) Scrum
10 33 (6.71%) Migration
11 32 (6.50%) Data Modelling
12 30 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (6.10%) GAP Analysis
13 29 (5.89%) SDLC
14 27 (5.49%) Data Analysis
15 26 (5.28%) Investment Management
15 26 (5.28%) Process Improvement
16 25 (5.08%) Risk Management
17 23 (4.67%) Change Management
17 23 (4.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (10.77%) SQL
2 6 (1.22%) T-SQL
3 3 (0.61%) Java
3 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
3 3 (0.61%) Python
4 2 (0.41%) VBA
5 1 (0.20%) C
5 1 (0.20%) C#
5 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.20%) PHP
5 1 (0.20%) Ruby
5 1 (0.20%) VB
5 1 (0.20%) XPath
5 1 (0.20%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (3.66%) Degree
2 15 (3.05%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.64%) ISEB
4 10 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.63%) CBAP
6 6 (1.22%) Chartered Engineer
6 6 (1.22%) CISM
6 6 (1.22%) CITP
7 5 (1.02%) CISA
7 5 (1.02%) CISSP
7 5 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.41%) CFA
9 2 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.20%) ACCA
10 1 (0.20%) CIMA
10 1 (0.20%) IIBA
10 1 (0.20%) MBA
10 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.77%) MiFID
2 14 (2.85%) QA
3 9 (1.83%) Solvency II
4 7 (1.42%) Basel III
5 4 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.81%) GDPR
6 3 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.61%) EMIR
7 2 (0.41%) Basel II
7 2 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.41%) SEPA
8 1 (0.20%) DICOM
8 1 (0.20%) FATCA
8 1 (0.20%) FINREP
8 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) Control-M
2 1 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.20%) Nagios
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (4.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.46%) Oracle
3 16 (3.25%) Murex
4 15 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.83%) Charles River
5 9 (1.83%) SAP
6 7 (1.42%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.22%) Cognos
7 6 (1.22%) IBM
8 5 (1.02%) Fidessa
8 5 (1.02%) ION Trading
8 5 (1.02%) Splunk
8 5 (1.02%) Tableau
9 4 (0.81%) Adobe
9 4 (0.81%) Guidewire
10 3 (0.61%) CODA
10 3 (0.61%) HP
10 3 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.61%) Symantec
10 3 (0.61%) Varonis
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