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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 252 531 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.59% 9.12% 9.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.93% 9.62% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 412 430
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £624 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.99%
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 £39.50 £38.22 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.36% +81.97%
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
3178 5518 5658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.67% 94.79% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2581 4245 4207
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 99 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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.

1 205 (38.46%) Finance
2 169 (31.71%) Business Analysis
3 128 (24.02%) Banking
4 110 (20.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (12.76%) Investment Banking
7 64 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
8 63 (11.82%) SQL
9 56 (10.51%) User Stories
10 52 (9.76%) Project Management
11 50 (9.38%) Asset Management
12 44 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 36 (6.75%) Front Office
14 35 (6.57%) Use Case
15 34 (6.38%) Data Analysis
16 33 (6.19%) CRM
16 33 (6.19%) SDLC
17 32 (6.00%) Derivative
18 29 (5.44%) Retail
19 28 (5.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 27 (5.07%) Migration
21 26 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (4.88%) MiFID
22 25 (4.69%) Equities
23 24 (4.50%) Target Operating Model
24 23 (4.32%) Data Management
24 23 (4.32%) Back Office
24 23 (4.32%) Microsoft
24 23 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
25 22 (4.13%) Data Modelling

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 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.31%) Confluence
3 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.38%) SAS
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.19%) Documentum
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (3.75%) MS Excel
1 20 (3.75%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (1.50%) MS Office
4 5 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.50%) Maximo
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.56%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.38%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.38%) Summit
7 2 (0.38%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.38%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
7 2 (0.38%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.19%) BASE24
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.19%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.19%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (0.38%) Office 365
1 2 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.75%) Network Security
2 1 (0.19%) Firewall
2 1 (0.19%) FTP
2 1 (0.19%) IMAP
2 1 (0.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.19%) Intranet
2 1 (0.19%) LAN
2 1 (0.19%) LDAP
2 1 (0.19%) SAN
2 1 (0.19%) SSH
2 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.50%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.13%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.13%) MS Access
6 5 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.56%) MySQL
7 3 (0.56%) QlikView
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.38%) Big Data
8 2 (0.38%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.38%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.19%) GIS
9 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.19%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.19%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.06%) JIRA
2 6 (1.13%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.19%) JBehave
4 1 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 205 (38.46%) Finance
2 128 (24.02%) Banking
3 68 (12.76%) Investment Banking
4 36 (6.75%) Front Office
5 29 (5.44%) Retail
6 23 (4.32%) Back Office
7 21 (3.94%) Legal
8 14 (2.63%) Advertising
9 9 (1.69%) Law
9 9 (1.69%) Marketing
10 6 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.13%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.94%) Billing
11 5 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.75%) Private Banking
13 3 (0.56%) Publishing
14 2 (0.38%) Games
15 1 (0.19%) International Banking
15 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.00%) XML
2 9 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (1.13%) FpML
4 5 (0.94%) FIXML
5 4 (0.75%) EDI
5 4 (0.75%) Web Services
5 4 (0.75%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.38%) .NET
6 2 (0.38%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) HTML
7 1 (0.19%) MDX
7 1 (0.19%) Middleware
7 1 (0.19%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 64 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.00%) Derivative
3 28 (5.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (4.69%) Equities
5 22 (4.13%) Fixed Income
6 18 (3.38%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.19%) Reinsurance
8 14 (2.63%) Market Risk
9 12 (2.25%) Credit Risk
9 12 (2.25%) User Experience
10 9 (1.69%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.50%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (1.13%) OTC Derivatives
13 5 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
13 5 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.75%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.75%) Fintech
14 4 (0.75%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.31%) Windows
2 4 (0.75%) Unix
3 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.19%) Android
4 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.19%) Linux
4 1 (0.19%) VMS
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (31.71%) Business Analysis
2 110 (20.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 105 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (10.51%) User Stories
5 52 (9.76%) Project Management
6 50 (9.38%) Asset Management
7 44 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (6.57%) Use Case
9 34 (6.38%) Data Analysis
10 33 (6.19%) CRM
10 33 (6.19%) SDLC
11 27 (5.07%) Migration
12 26 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (4.50%) Target Operating Model
14 23 (4.32%) Data Management
15 22 (4.13%) Data Modelling
15 22 (4.13%) Waterfall
16 20 (3.75%) Scrum
17 18 (3.38%) GAP Analysis
17 18 (3.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.82%) SQL
2 11 (2.06%) Java
3 6 (1.13%) C#
4 5 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.75%) PHP
5 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.38%) R
6 2 (0.38%) VBA
7 1 (0.19%) C++
7 1 (0.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (3.19%) ISEB
2 12 (2.25%) Degree
3 10 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.31%) CISSP
5 6 (1.13%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.94%) CISM
7 4 (0.75%) ACCA
7 4 (0.75%) CIMA
7 4 (0.75%) CISA
7 4 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.75%) PMP
7 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) CBAP
8 2 (0.38%) PCI QSA
8 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.19%) CITP
9 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.88%) MiFID
2 20 (3.75%) Solvency II
3 17 (3.19%) Data Quality
4 16 (3.00%) QA
5 10 (1.88%) EMIR
6 9 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (1.69%) FATCA
7 5 (0.94%) COREP
8 3 (0.56%) Basel III
8 3 (0.56%) GAAP
8 3 (0.56%) SEPA
9 2 (0.38%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.19%) Basel II
10 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
1 3 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (4.32%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.75%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (3.56%) SAP
4 17 (3.19%) Oracle
5 10 (1.88%) Murex
6 8 (1.50%) IBM
7 7 (1.31%) hybris
8 6 (1.13%) Fidessa
8 6 (1.13%) Guidewire
9 5 (0.94%) SunGard
10 4 (0.75%) Algorithmics
10 4 (0.75%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.75%) Charles River
10 4 (0.75%) Cyber-Ark
11 3 (0.56%) Calypso
11 3 (0.56%) ION Trading
11 3 (0.56%) Remedy
11 3 (0.56%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.38%) CA
12 2 (0.38%) Teradata
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