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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 393 614 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.93% 10.27% 11.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.50% 10.96% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 479 534
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £48.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
4624 5603 5353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.26% 93.70% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 4053 4000
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.81 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.01 £30.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 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 January 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.

1 306 (34.89%) Finance
2 279 (31.81%) Business Analysis
3 270 (30.79%) Banking
4 171 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
5 158 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 128 (14.60%) SQL
7 122 (13.91%) Investment Banking
8 105 (11.97%) Project Management
8 105 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
9 82 (9.35%) Data Analysis
9 82 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 69 (7.87%) Microsoft
11 68 (7.75%) GAP Analysis
12 67 (7.64%) Front Office
13 64 (7.30%) CRM
13 64 (7.30%) Retail
14 60 (6.84%) Data Modelling
15 58 (6.61%) MS Visio
16 57 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
17 56 (6.39%) MS Excel
18 54 (6.16%) Derivative
19 51 (5.82%) Asset Management
19 51 (5.82%) E-Commerce
19 51 (5.82%) Scrum
20 50 (5.70%) Risk Management
21 49 (5.59%) UML
22 46 (5.25%) Degree
23 45 (5.13%) Use Case
24 42 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 42 (4.79%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.03%) CMS
3 8 (0.91%) SAS
4 7 (0.80%) Lync
5 6 (0.68%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.46%) Drupal
8 2 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.11%) Documentum
9 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
9 1 (0.11%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 58 (6.61%) MS Visio
2 56 (6.39%) MS Excel
3 27 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (2.85%) MS Office
5 24 (2.74%) MS Project
6 6 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.68%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.34%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 23 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.57%) Eagle PACE
3 5 (0.57%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.46%) Summit
4 4 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.46%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.34%) Algo Collateral
5 3 (0.34%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.23%) HFM
6 2 (0.23%) SunGard Martini
6 2 (0.23%) Loan IQ
6 2 (0.23%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.23%) Global One
6 2 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.68%) SaaS
2 4 (0.46%) IaaS
3 3 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.11%) Office 365
4 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.03%) Intranet
2 5 (0.57%) HTTP
3 4 (0.46%) SSL
4 3 (0.34%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.34%) Firewall
4 3 (0.34%) VoIP
4 3 (0.34%) Internet
5 2 (0.23%) VLAN
5 2 (0.23%) LDAP
5 2 (0.23%) CTI
5 2 (0.23%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) MVNO
6 1 (0.11%) 4G
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) WAN
6 1 (0.11%) DHCP
6 1 (0.11%) LAN
6 1 (0.11%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (2.51%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.39%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (1.82%) Big Data
5 13 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (0.80%) MS Access
8 6 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 5 (0.57%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.57%) QlikView
9 5 (0.57%) Data Mart
10 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.34%) OLAP
12 2 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Power View
13 1 (0.11%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 16 (1.82%) JIRA
2 5 (0.57%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.34%) Toad
4 2 (0.23%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.23%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.23%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 306 (34.89%) Finance
2 270 (30.79%) Banking
3 122 (13.91%) Investment Banking
4 67 (7.64%) Front Office
5 64 (7.30%) Retail
6 41 (4.68%) Legal
7 38 (4.33%) Back Office
8 26 (2.96%) Retail Banking
9 23 (2.62%) Advertising
10 17 (1.94%) Marketing
11 14 (1.60%) Law
12 12 (1.37%) Telecoms
12 12 (1.37%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.03%) Publishing
13 9 (1.03%) Games
13 9 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.68%) Private Banking
14 6 (0.68%) French Language
14 6 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.57%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.62%) XML
2 14 (1.60%) FpML
3 12 (1.37%) Middleware
4 11 (1.25%) Web Services
5 6 (0.68%) .NET
6 5 (0.57%) HTML
7 3 (0.34%) SailPoint
7 3 (0.34%) Flash
7 3 (0.34%) HTML5
8 2 (0.23%) Mason
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.23%) SOAP
9 1 (0.11%) D3.js
9 1 (0.11%) CGI
9 1 (0.11%) EDI
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.11%) COM
9 1 (0.11%) XSLT
9 1 (0.11%) Visualforce
9 1 (0.11%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 105 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.16%) Derivative
3 42 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (3.31%) Fixed Income
5 28 (3.19%) Market Risk
5 28 (3.19%) Credit Risk
6 22 (2.51%) User Experience
7 21 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.05%) Equities
9 14 (1.60%) SWIFT
10 11 (1.25%) Reference Data
10 11 (1.25%) Open Source
11 10 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
12 9 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
12 9 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
13 8 (0.91%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.91%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.80%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.80%) NHS
14 7 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.62%) Windows
2 17 (1.94%) UNIX
3 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.34%) Linux
5 2 (0.23%) Android
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (31.81%) Business Analysis
2 171 (19.50%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 105 (11.97%) Project Management
5 82 (9.35%) Data Analysis
5 82 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 68 (7.75%) GAP Analysis
7 64 (7.30%) CRM
8 60 (6.84%) Data Modelling
9 57 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
10 51 (5.82%) Asset Management
10 51 (5.82%) E-Commerce
10 51 (5.82%) Scrum
11 50 (5.70%) Risk Management
12 49 (5.59%) UML
13 45 (5.13%) Use Case
14 42 (4.79%) User Stories
14 42 (4.79%) Analytics
15 41 (4.68%) Workflow
15 41 (4.68%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (14.60%) SQL
2 16 (1.82%) VBA
3 11 (1.25%) Java
4 6 (0.68%) R
5 3 (0.34%) C#
5 3 (0.34%) Perl
5 3 (0.34%) PHP
5 3 (0.34%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.23%) C
7 1 (0.11%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.11%) Python
7 1 (0.11%) C++
7 1 (0.11%) VB
7 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.11%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 46 (5.25%) Degree
2 32 (3.65%) ISEB
3 19 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.91%) IIBA
5 7 (0.80%) PMP
5 7 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 7 (0.80%) CBAP
5 7 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.34%) MBA
8 3 (0.34%) Siebel Certification
9 2 (0.23%) CFA
9 2 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.23%) MCT
9 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.23%) CCA
9 2 (0.23%) CISSP
9 2 (0.23%) CISA
10 1 (0.11%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.39%) QA
2 16 (1.82%) Solvency II
3 15 (1.71%) EMIR
4 10 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.57%) MiFID
9 4 (0.46%) Basel III
9 4 (0.46%) COREP
10 3 (0.34%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.34%) P3O
10 3 (0.34%) FINREP
10 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.23%) FATCA
12 1 (0.11%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.11%) SLA
12 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.11%) GxP
12 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.33%) Oracle
3 27 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (2.62%) SAP
5 22 (2.51%) Siebel
6 19 (2.17%) Bloomberg
7 12 (1.37%) Murex
8 11 (1.25%) Tableau
9 10 (1.14%) Cognos
10 9 (1.03%) Business Objects
10 9 (1.03%) Adobe
10 9 (1.03%) HP
10 9 (1.03%) thinkFolio
11 7 (0.80%) Charles River
12 6 (0.68%) GoldenSource
12 6 (0.68%) IBM
13 5 (0.57%) Vermilion
13 5 (0.57%) Symantec
13 5 (0.57%) SunGard
14 4 (0.46%) Informatica
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