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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 264 402 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.69% 8.57% 7.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.10% 9.00% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 318 339
Median daily rate £500 £475 £472
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £371 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -12.46%
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
3261 4465 5494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.96% 95.22% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2594 3520 4023
Median daily rate £475 £451 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 68 110
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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.

1 200 (38.99%) Finance
2 183 (35.67%) Business Analysis
3 146 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (20.66%) Banking
4 106 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (14.81%) SQL
6 75 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (13.84%) User Stories
8 57 (11.11%) Project Management
9 53 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 43 (8.38%) Investment Banking
11 41 (7.99%) Front Office
11 41 (7.99%) Use Case
12 40 (7.80%) Scrum
12 40 (7.80%) Asset Management
13 39 (7.60%) Data Analysis
14 37 (7.21%) MiFID
15 33 (6.43%) Retail
16 32 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
17 31 (6.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (5.46%) Fixed Income
18 28 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (5.46%) GAP Analysis
19 27 (5.26%) CRM
19 27 (5.26%) Equities
20 26 (5.07%) Derivative
20 26 (5.07%) MS Visio
20 26 (5.07%) Microsoft
20 26 (5.07%) SDLC
21 25 (4.87%) Migration

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 10 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.78%) Confluence
3 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.19%) Documentum
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (5.07%) MS Visio
2 16 (3.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (2.92%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.56%) MS Office
5 6 (1.17%) MS Project
6 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.97%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.78%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.58%) Summit
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.39%) Maximo
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.97%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.39%) Office 365
2 2 (0.39%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.19%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.97%) Intranet
1 5 (0.97%) Network Security
2 2 (0.39%) Firewall
2 2 (0.39%) FTP
2 2 (0.39%) LDAP
2 2 (0.39%) SSH
3 1 (0.19%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.46%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.17%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.78%) QlikView
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.58%) Big Data
8 3 (0.58%) MS Access
9 2 (0.39%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.39%) MySQL
10 1 (0.19%) GIS
10 1 (0.19%) KDB
10 1 (0.19%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 11 (2.14%) JIRA
2 8 (1.56%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.78%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.19%) JBehave
General
1 200 (38.99%) Finance
2 106 (20.66%) Banking
3 43 (8.38%) Investment Banking
4 41 (7.99%) Front Office
5 33 (6.43%) Retail
6 15 (2.92%) Back Office
7 13 (2.53%) Legal
8 12 (2.34%) Marketing
9 11 (2.14%) Billing
9 11 (2.14%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.75%) Advertising
11 6 (1.17%) Law
12 5 (0.97%) Publishing
13 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.58%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.39%) French Language
15 2 (0.39%) Games
15 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.34%) XML
2 7 (1.36%) Web Services
3 6 (1.17%) FpML
3 6 (1.17%) Gherkin
4 4 (0.78%) .NET
4 4 (0.78%) EDI
4 4 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (0.58%) HTML
6 2 (0.39%) HTML5
6 2 (0.39%) Middleware
6 2 (0.39%) RESTful
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) FIXML
7 1 (0.19%) JSON
7 1 (0.19%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.19%) REST
7 1 (0.19%) SOAP
7 1 (0.19%) Swagger
7 1 (0.19%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.62%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (6.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (5.46%) Fixed Income
4 27 (5.26%) Equities
5 26 (5.07%) Derivative
6 19 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.12%) User Experience
8 15 (2.92%) Credit Risk
9 13 (2.53%) Reinsurance
10 12 (2.34%) Market Risk
11 9 (1.75%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.36%) Digital Media
13 7 (1.36%) Fintech
14 5 (0.97%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.78%) Computer Science
15 4 (0.78%) Reference Data
15 4 (0.78%) SWIFT
15 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.56%) Windows
2 5 (0.97%) Linux
3 4 (0.78%) Unix
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (35.67%) Business Analysis
2 146 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (13.84%) User Stories
5 57 (11.11%) Project Management
6 53 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (7.99%) Use Case
8 40 (7.80%) Asset Management
8 40 (7.80%) Scrum
9 39 (7.60%) Data Analysis
10 32 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (5.46%) GAP Analysis
12 27 (5.26%) CRM
13 26 (5.07%) SDLC
14 25 (4.87%) Migration
15 24 (4.68%) Waterfall
16 22 (4.29%) Data Modelling
16 22 (4.29%) PRINCE2
16 22 (4.29%) Risk Management
16 22 (4.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 76 (14.81%) SQL
2 14 (2.73%) T-SQL
3 8 (1.56%) Java
4 6 (1.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.97%) PHP
6 3 (0.58%) C#
7 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.39%) Python
7 2 (0.39%) VBA
8 1 (0.19%) COBOL
8 1 (0.19%) R
8 1 (0.19%) Ruby
8 1 (0.19%) VB
8 1 (0.19%) XPath
8 1 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 23 (4.48%) Degree
2 12 (2.34%) ISEB
3 10 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.36%) CISM
6 6 (1.17%) CBAP
7 5 (0.97%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (0.97%) CISSP
7 5 (0.97%) CITP
8 4 (0.78%) CISA
8 4 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.39%) CFA
9 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) ACCA
10 1 (0.19%) CIMA
10 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.19%) MBA
10 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.21%) MiFID
2 17 (3.31%) Solvency II
3 13 (2.53%) QA
4 10 (1.95%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.56%) FATCA
6 7 (1.36%) Basel III
7 5 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.78%) SEPA
9 3 (0.58%) Basel II
10 2 (0.39%) COREP
10 2 (0.39%) EMIR
10 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.19%) GAAP
11 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.39%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.19%) Control-M
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (5.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (2.14%) Oracle
4 10 (1.95%) Murex
5 8 (1.56%) SAP
6 7 (1.36%) Guidewire
7 5 (0.97%) Fidessa
7 5 (0.97%) hybris
8 4 (0.78%) Bloomberg
8 4 (0.78%) Charles River
8 4 (0.78%) Cyber-Ark
8 4 (0.78%) IBM
9 3 (0.58%) Calypso
9 3 (0.58%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.39%) Actimize
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe
10 2 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.39%) Tableau
11 1 (0.19%) Currenex
11 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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