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 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 13 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 542 570 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.41% 9.76% 12.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.19% 10.56% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 436 673
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £333 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £95.00 £53.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.57% +160.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.22 £30.91 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.28%
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
5319 5397 6479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 92.41% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4096 3989 4791
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £260 £282
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 91 77 163
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.46 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -6.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 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 2 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.

1 431 (39.94%) Finance
2 352 (32.62%) Banking
3 343 (31.79%) Business Analysis
4 194 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
5 179 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 166 (15.38%) Investment Banking
7 155 (14.37%) SQL
8 138 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
9 110 (10.19%) Project Management
10 89 (8.25%) Data Analysis
11 84 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 84 (7.78%) Microsoft
12 83 (7.69%) CRM
13 72 (6.67%) Migration
14 69 (6.39%) MS Visio
14 69 (6.39%) Retail
15 68 (6.30%) Front Office
16 67 (6.21%) GAP Analysis
17 59 (5.47%) Derivative
18 58 (5.38%) Asset Management
18 58 (5.38%) UML
18 58 (5.38%) Oracle
19 57 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
20 56 (5.19%) Data Modelling
20 56 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
21 55 (5.10%) MS Excel
21 55 (5.10%) Use Case
22 51 (4.73%) Degree
23 50 (4.63%) Scrum
24 49 (4.54%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.83%) CMS
3 8 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.46%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.37%) SAS
6 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.37%) Lync
7 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.19%) FileNet
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.093%) MTS
9 1 (0.093%) Confluence
Applications
1 69 (6.39%) MS Visio
2 55 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 38 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (3.24%) MS Office
5 16 (1.48%) MS Project
6 10 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.28%) Shockwave
8 2 (0.19%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.74%) Adaptiv
2 8 (0.74%) thinkFolio
2 8 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (0.74%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
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%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.37%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.28%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.28%) Tesseract
6 3 (0.28%) Minerva
6 3 (0.28%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.28%) HFM
7 2 (0.19%) Maximo
7 2 (0.19%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.02%) SaaS
2 6 (0.56%) IaaS
3 5 (0.46%) Office 365
4 3 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.093%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.093%) Force.com
6 1 (0.093%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.093%) Taleo
6 1 (0.093%) Yammer
6 1 (0.093%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.02%) Intranet
2 8 (0.74%) Internet
3 3 (0.28%) Firewall
3 3 (0.28%) Network Security
3 3 (0.28%) CTI
4 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.19%) SSL
4 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.093%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.093%) LDAP
5 1 (0.093%) LAN
5 1 (0.093%) WAN
5 1 (0.093%) HTTP
5 1 (0.093%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.093%) DNS
5 1 (0.093%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.093%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 19 (1.76%) QlikView
4 18 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.20%) Big Data
5 13 (1.20%) Data Mining
6 11 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.65%) MS Access
8 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.37%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.28%) DataStage
12 2 (0.19%) Essbase
12 2 (0.19%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.19%) Spotfire
13 1 (0.093%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 16 (1.48%) JIRA
2 4 (0.37%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.28%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.19%) ERwin
4 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.093%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.093%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.093%) JUnit
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.093%) Cucumber
General
1 431 (39.94%) Finance
2 352 (32.62%) Banking
3 166 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 69 (6.39%) Retail
5 68 (6.30%) Front Office
6 37 (3.43%) Legal
7 36 (3.34%) Back Office
8 30 (2.78%) Retail Banking
9 21 (1.95%) Advertising
10 20 (1.85%) Marketing
11 17 (1.58%) Financial Institution
12 15 (1.39%) Telecoms
13 13 (1.20%) General Ledger
14 12 (1.11%) Law
15 10 (0.93%) Billing
16 7 (0.65%) French Language
17 6 (0.56%) German Language
17 6 (0.56%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.56%) Games
18 5 (0.46%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.22%) .NET
2 13 (1.20%) XML
3 6 (0.56%) FpML
4 5 (0.46%) HTML
5 4 (0.37%) Web Services
5 4 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.37%) Middleware
5 4 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (0.37%) HTML5
6 3 (0.28%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.28%) MDX
6 3 (0.28%) Flash
7 2 (0.19%) J2EE
7 2 (0.19%) CSS
7 2 (0.19%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.19%) jQuery
7 2 (0.19%) Mason
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.093%) RESTful
8 1 (0.093%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 138 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.47%) Derivative
3 48 (4.45%) Fixed Income
4 38 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (3.52%) Credit Risk
5 32 (2.97%) Equities
6 30 (2.78%) Market Risk
7 25 (2.32%) SWIFT
8 22 (2.04%) User Experience
9 18 (1.67%) Reference Data
10 17 (1.58%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.30%) NHS
12 10 (0.93%) Data Integration
12 10 (0.93%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.83%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.74%) CMDB
14 8 (0.74%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.74%) Data Extraction
15 7 (0.65%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.65%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.02%) UNIX
2 8 (0.74%) Windows
3 3 (0.28%) Android
3 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.19%) Linux
5 1 (0.093%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.093%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 343 (31.79%) Business Analysis
2 194 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 110 (10.19%) Project Management
5 89 (8.25%) Data Analysis
6 84 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 83 (7.69%) CRM
8 72 (6.67%) Migration
9 67 (6.21%) GAP Analysis
10 58 (5.38%) UML
10 58 (5.38%) Asset Management
11 57 (5.28%) Business Intelligence
12 56 (5.19%) Data Modelling
13 55 (5.10%) Use Case
14 50 (4.63%) Scrum
15 49 (4.54%) Waterfall
16 48 (4.45%) Change Management
16 48 (4.45%) User Stories
17 46 (4.26%) Risk Management
18 43 (3.99%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 155 (14.37%) SQL
2 18 (1.67%) Java
2 18 (1.67%) VBA
3 12 (1.11%) C
3 12 (1.11%) C#
4 10 (0.93%) T-SQL
5 5 (0.46%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.28%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.28%) R
7 2 (0.19%) XMLA
7 2 (0.19%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.093%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.093%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.093%) PHP
8 1 (0.093%) VB
8 1 (0.093%) C++
8 1 (0.093%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 51 (4.73%) Degree
2 41 (3.80%) ISEB
3 14 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.74%) IIBA
4 8 (0.74%) PMP
4 8 (0.74%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.46%) ACCA
5 5 (0.46%) CIMA
6 4 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.37%) CBAP
7 3 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.28%) CISA
7 3 (0.28%) CISSP
8 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.19%) MCSE
8 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.19%) MCITP
8 2 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.093%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.43%) QA
2 18 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 16 (1.48%) EMIR
4 15 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.30%) Solvency II
5 14 (1.30%) MiFID
6 13 (1.20%) Basel III
7 10 (0.93%) FATCA
8 6 (0.56%) COREP
9 3 (0.28%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.19%) UCITS
10 2 (0.19%) SLA
10 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.093%) Basel II
11 1 (0.093%) GAAP
11 1 (0.093%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.093%) AIFMD
System Software
1 9 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.093%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.093%) Control-M
2 1 (0.093%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.093%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 84 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.38%) Oracle
3 26 (2.41%) SAP
4 20 (1.85%) Siebel
5 18 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (1.48%) IBM
7 13 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
8 12 (1.11%) SunGard
8 12 (1.11%) Bloomberg
9 11 (1.02%) Business Objects
9 11 (1.02%) Cognos
9 11 (1.02%) Tableau
9 11 (1.02%) WorldPay
10 10 (0.93%) Guidewire
11 8 (0.74%) Hyperion
12 7 (0.65%) Symantec
13 6 (0.56%) HP
13 6 (0.56%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.56%) Charles River
14 5 (0.46%) Teradata
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