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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 23 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 257 493 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.55% 8.32% 8.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.91% 8.78% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 397 393
Median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.98% +3.65%
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
3251 5618 5466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 94.87% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2632 4361 3969
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 91 95
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £25.34 £35.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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.

1 216 (40.45%) Finance
2 180 (33.71%) Business Analysis
3 124 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (22.66%) Banking
5 107 (20.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
7 69 (12.92%) SQL
8 68 (12.73%) User Stories
9 56 (10.49%) Investment Banking
10 54 (10.11%) Project Management
11 49 (9.18%) Asset Management
12 44 (8.24%) Use Case
13 43 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (6.55%) Data Analysis
15 34 (6.37%) Retail
16 33 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (5.99%) Front Office
17 32 (5.99%) SDLC
18 31 (5.81%) CRM
19 29 (5.43%) MiFID
19 29 (5.43%) Microsoft
20 28 (5.24%) MS Visio
21 27 (5.06%) Management Information System
21 27 (5.06%) Migration
22 26 (4.87%) Scrum
23 25 (4.68%) Equities
24 24 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
25 22 (4.12%) SQL Server
25 22 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 22 (4.12%) Fixed Income

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 7 (1.31%) Confluence
1 7 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.37%) SAS
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.19%) Documentum
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (5.24%) MS Visio
2 21 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.87%) MS Office
5 7 (1.31%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.94%) MS Project
7 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.50%) Maximo
3 6 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.56%) Summit
5 3 (0.56%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.37%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.19%) BASE24
7 1 (0.19%) Hi Portfolio
7 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.19%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.19%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.19%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.19%) SunGard Martini
7 1 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.75%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.37%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.19%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.94%) Intranet
2 4 (0.75%) Network Security
3 1 (0.19%) Firewall
3 1 (0.19%) FTP
3 1 (0.19%) IMAP
3 1 (0.19%) Internet
3 1 (0.19%) LAN
3 1 (0.19%) LDAP
3 1 (0.19%) SAN
3 1 (0.19%) SSH
3 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.62%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 5 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.56%) Big Data
8 3 (0.56%) MS Access
8 3 (0.56%) MySQL
8 3 (0.56%) QlikView
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.37%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.37%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.25%) JIRA
2 6 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) JBehave
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 216 (40.45%) Finance
2 121 (22.66%) Banking
3 56 (10.49%) Investment Banking
4 34 (6.37%) Retail
5 32 (5.99%) Front Office
6 22 (4.12%) Back Office
7 17 (3.18%) Legal
8 13 (2.43%) Advertising
9 12 (2.25%) Marketing
10 9 (1.69%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.31%) Law
12 6 (1.12%) Retail Banking
12 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.94%) Billing
14 4 (0.75%) Publishing
15 3 (0.56%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.56%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.37%) Games
16 2 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
17 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.87%) XML
2 6 (1.12%) Web Services
3 5 (0.94%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.75%) EDI
5 3 (0.56%) FpML
5 3 (0.56%) Gherkin
5 3 (0.56%) HTML
6 2 (0.37%) .NET
6 2 (0.37%) FIXML
6 2 (0.37%) HTML5
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) MDX
7 1 (0.19%) Middleware
7 1 (0.19%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.19%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.19%) RESTful
7 1 (0.19%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.68%) Equities
4 22 (4.12%) Fixed Income
4 22 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (3.93%) Derivative
6 16 (3.00%) User Experience
7 15 (2.81%) Reinsurance
8 12 (2.25%) Market Risk
9 11 (2.06%) Credit Risk
10 6 (1.12%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.12%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.75%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.75%) Fintech
11 4 (0.75%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.75%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.50%) Windows
2 4 (0.75%) Unix
3 2 (0.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.19%) Android
4 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.19%) VMS
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (33.71%) Business Analysis
2 124 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (20.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (12.73%) User Stories
5 54 (10.11%) Project Management
6 49 (9.18%) Asset Management
7 44 (8.24%) Use Case
8 43 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (6.55%) Data Analysis
10 33 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (5.99%) SDLC
12 31 (5.81%) CRM
13 27 (5.06%) Migration
14 26 (4.87%) Scrum
15 21 (3.93%) Change Management
15 21 (3.93%) GAP Analysis
15 21 (3.93%) PRINCE2
15 21 (3.93%) Waterfall
16 20 (3.75%) Data Management
16 20 (3.75%) UML
Programming Languages
1 69 (12.92%) SQL
2 12 (2.25%) T-SQL
3 8 (1.50%) Java
4 5 (0.94%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.75%) C#
5 4 (0.75%) PHP
5 4 (0.75%) VBA
6 2 (0.37%) R
7 1 (0.19%) C++
7 1 (0.19%) COBOL
7 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.19%) Python
7 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (3.56%) ISEB
2 16 (3.00%) Degree
3 13 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.12%) CBAP
6 5 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (0.94%) CISM
6 5 (0.94%) CISSP
6 5 (0.94%) CITP
6 5 (0.94%) PMP
7 4 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.37%) ACCA
8 2 (0.37%) CIMA
8 2 (0.37%) CISA
8 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.43%) MiFID
2 20 (3.75%) Solvency II
3 17 (3.18%) Data Quality
4 16 (3.00%) QA
5 10 (1.87%) FATCA
6 7 (1.31%) EMIR
7 6 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.75%) SEPA
9 3 (0.56%) Basel III
9 3 (0.56%) COREP
10 2 (0.37%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.19%) Basel II
11 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.19%) GAAP
11 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
11 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 29 (5.43%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.00%) SAP
3 15 (2.81%) Oracle
3 15 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.50%) hybris
4 8 (1.50%) IBM
4 8 (1.50%) Murex
5 6 (1.12%) Charles River
5 6 (1.12%) Fidessa
5 6 (1.12%) Guidewire
6 4 (0.75%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.56%) Calypso
7 3 (0.56%) ION Trading
7 3 (0.56%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.37%) Algorithmics
8 2 (0.37%) CA
8 2 (0.37%) SunGard
8 2 (0.37%) Tableau
8 2 (0.37%) Teradata
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