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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 466 498 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.67% 8.57% 11.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.32% 9.29% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 383 674
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £338 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £598 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
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 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 423 (41.59%) Finance
2 353 (34.71%) Banking
3 339 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 176 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 175 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 171 (16.81%) Investment Banking
7 140 (13.77%) SQL
8 127 (12.49%) Analytical Skills
9 118 (11.60%) Project Management
10 84 (8.26%) Microsoft
11 83 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
12 79 (7.77%) Data Analysis
13 69 (6.78%) Retail
14 67 (6.59%) Derivative
15 65 (6.39%) Front Office
15 65 (6.39%) CRM
16 59 (5.80%) Data Modelling
17 58 (5.70%) MS Visio
17 58 (5.70%) Fixed Income
18 57 (5.60%) Migration
18 57 (5.60%) Use Case
19 56 (5.51%) MS Excel
19 56 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
20 53 (5.21%) User Stories
21 52 (5.11%) Scrum
22 51 (5.01%) GAP Analysis
22 51 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
23 50 (4.92%) Waterfall
24 49 (4.82%) Asset Management
25 47 (4.62%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.88%) CMS
3 8 (0.79%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.49%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.39%) Lync
5 4 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.20%) SAS
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.20%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.098%) FileNet
8 1 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.098%) Drupal
8 1 (0.098%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.098%) WordPress
8 1 (0.098%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 58 (5.70%) MS Visio
2 56 (5.51%) MS Excel
3 44 (4.33%) MS Office
4 34 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (1.47%) MS Project
6 10 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.29%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.69%) Adaptiv
2 7 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.49%) Global One
4 5 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
4 5 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.39%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.39%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.29%) Agresso
6 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.29%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.20%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.20%) Maximo
7 2 (0.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.98%) SaaS
2 7 (0.69%) Office 365
3 2 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.098%) Yammer
4 1 (0.098%) IaaS
4 1 (0.098%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.098%) Taleo
4 1 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.098%) Force.com
4 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.098%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.28%) Intranet
2 9 (0.88%) Internet
3 2 (0.20%) SMS
3 2 (0.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.098%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.098%) DNS
4 1 (0.098%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.098%) SSL
4 1 (0.098%) Extranet
4 1 (0.098%) Firewall
4 1 (0.098%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.098%) Network Security
4 1 (0.098%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.28%) QlikView
6 11 (1.08%) MS Access
7 9 (0.88%) Data Mining
8 8 (0.79%) Big Data
9 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.39%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.29%) Impala
11 2 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.098%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.098%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.098%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (1.77%) JIRA
2 4 (0.39%) Rational Rose
2 4 (0.39%) ERwin
3 3 (0.29%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.098%) PowerDesigner
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle Forms
General
1 423 (41.59%) Finance
2 353 (34.71%) Banking
3 171 (16.81%) Investment Banking
4 69 (6.78%) Retail
5 65 (6.39%) Front Office
6 41 (4.03%) Back Office
7 28 (2.75%) Legal
8 26 (2.56%) Retail Banking
9 23 (2.26%) Advertising
10 21 (2.06%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.38%) Marketing
12 12 (1.18%) Telecoms
13 11 (1.08%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.79%) Billing
15 7 (0.69%) Law
15 7 (0.69%) Wholesale Banking
16 6 (0.59%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.39%) German Language
17 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.87%) .NET
2 10 (0.98%) XML
3 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.39%) FpML
3 4 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.29%) Web Services
4 3 (0.29%) Middleware
5 2 (0.20%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.20%) Mason
5 2 (0.20%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.098%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.098%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.098%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.098%) RESTful
6 1 (0.098%) HTML
6 1 (0.098%) J2EE
6 1 (0.098%) CSS
6 1 (0.098%) JSP
6 1 (0.098%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 127 (12.49%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (6.59%) Derivative
3 58 (5.70%) Fixed Income
4 40 (3.93%) Equities
4 40 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (3.34%) Credit Risk
6 30 (2.95%) Market Risk
7 24 (2.36%) SWIFT
8 20 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.77%) Reference Data
10 17 (1.67%) User Experience
11 16 (1.57%) NHS
12 11 (1.08%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.08%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (0.79%) Contract for Difference
14 7 (0.69%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.69%) Credit Derivative
15 6 (0.59%) Hedge funds
16 5 (0.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.59%) UNIX
2 2 (0.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.098%) Linux
3 1 (0.098%) Android
3 1 (0.098%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 176 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (11.60%) Project Management
5 83 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 79 (7.77%) Data Analysis
7 65 (6.39%) CRM
8 59 (5.80%) Data Modelling
9 57 (5.60%) Migration
9 57 (5.60%) Use Case
10 56 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
11 53 (5.21%) User Stories
12 52 (5.11%) Scrum
13 51 (5.01%) GAP Analysis
14 50 (4.92%) Waterfall
15 49 (4.82%) Asset Management
16 47 (4.62%) Risk Management
17 46 (4.52%) Data Management
17 46 (4.52%) UML
18 42 (4.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (13.77%) SQL
2 21 (2.06%) VBA
3 12 (1.18%) Java
4 10 (0.98%) C
5 9 (0.88%) C#
6 7 (0.69%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.39%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.39%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.29%) Python
9 2 (0.20%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.098%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.098%) VB
10 1 (0.098%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 46 (4.52%) Degree
2 35 (3.44%) ISEB
3 12 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.59%) IIBA
4 6 (0.59%) ACCA
5 5 (0.49%) CIMA
6 4 (0.39%) PMP
6 4 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.29%) CBAP
7 3 (0.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.20%) CISSP
8 2 (0.20%) CISA
9 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.098%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.098%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.098%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.44%) QA
2 21 (2.06%) Dodd-Frank
3 20 (1.97%) EMIR
4 19 (1.87%) MiFID
5 18 (1.77%) Basel III
6 13 (1.28%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.79%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.69%) FATCA
9 5 (0.49%) COREP
10 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.20%) UCITS
10 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.098%) GAAP
11 1 (0.098%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.098%) AIFMD
System Software
1 7 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.098%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.098%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.098%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 84 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.33%) Oracle
3 30 (2.95%) SAP
4 16 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (0.98%) Tableau
6 9 (0.88%) Guidewire
6 9 (0.88%) Siebel
6 9 (0.88%) IBM
7 8 (0.79%) SunGard
7 8 (0.79%) HP
7 8 (0.79%) ServiceNow
7 8 (0.79%) Symantec
8 6 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (0.49%) Cognos
9 5 (0.49%) Lotus
9 5 (0.49%) Hyperion
9 5 (0.49%) GoldenSource
9 5 (0.49%) WorldPay
9 5 (0.49%) hybris
10 4 (0.39%) Vermilion
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