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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 18 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 269 369 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.41% 10.66% 7.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 11.15% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 278 328
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.44 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
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
3056 3309 5472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.50% 95.64% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 2624 4179
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 108
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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.

1 218 (41.60%) Business Analysis
2 200 (38.17%) Finance
3 152 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (20.04%) Banking
4 105 (20.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (12.21%) SQL
7 62 (11.83%) Project Management
8 59 (11.26%) User Stories
9 58 (11.07%) Front Office
10 53 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 51 (9.73%) Use Case
11 51 (9.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 50 (9.54%) Asset Management
13 48 (9.16%) Investment Banking
14 43 (8.21%) MiFID
15 41 (7.82%) Fixed Income
16 40 (7.63%) Scrum
17 37 (7.06%) Data Analysis
18 35 (6.68%) Derivative
19 31 (5.92%) Data Modelling
19 31 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
20 30 (5.73%) Migration
20 30 (5.73%) SDLC
21 29 (5.53%) GAP Analysis
22 28 (5.34%) Risk Management
22 28 (5.34%) Retail
22 28 (5.34%) PRINCE2
23 27 (5.15%) Microsoft
23 27 (5.15%) Change Management

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 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.76%) Confluence
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (4.77%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.44%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.91%) MS Office
5 5 (0.95%) MS Project
6 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.34%) thinkFolio
2 6 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.76%) Summit
4 2 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.38%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.19%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.19%) Magento
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.95%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.19%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.19%) Office 365
4 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.95%) Intranet
2 2 (0.38%) LDAP
2 2 (0.38%) Network Security
3 1 (0.19%) ATM
3 1 (0.19%) Firewall
3 1 (0.19%) FTP
3 1 (0.19%) Internet
3 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.19%) SSH
3 1 (0.19%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.44%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.95%) QlikView
6 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.38%) Big Data
9 2 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.38%) MS Access
9 2 (0.38%) Power BI
10 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.19%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.19%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (2.86%) JIRA
2 6 (1.15%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
General
1 200 (38.17%) Finance
2 105 (20.04%) Banking
3 58 (11.07%) Front Office
4 48 (9.16%) Investment Banking
5 28 (5.34%) Retail
6 14 (2.67%) Legal
7 13 (2.48%) Back Office
8 12 (2.29%) Financial Institution
9 11 (2.10%) Marketing
10 9 (1.72%) Advertising
10 9 (1.72%) Games
11 7 (1.34%) Billing
12 4 (0.76%) Law
12 4 (0.76%) Publishing
13 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.57%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.53%) XML
2 7 (1.34%) FpML
3 6 (1.15%) Gherkin
4 4 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (0.76%) Web Services
5 3 (0.57%) .NET
5 3 (0.57%) HTML
6 2 (0.38%) EDI
6 2 (0.38%) HTML5
6 2 (0.38%) Middleware
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.38%) RESTful
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) JSON
7 1 (0.19%) Mason
7 1 (0.19%) REST
7 1 (0.19%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.19%) Swagger
7 1 (0.19%) WSDL
7 1 (0.19%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 85 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (9.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 41 (7.82%) Fixed Income
4 35 (6.68%) Derivative
5 26 (4.96%) Equities
6 22 (4.20%) Credit Risk
7 17 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 17 (3.24%) Market Risk
8 14 (2.67%) Reinsurance
9 13 (2.48%) User Experience
10 8 (1.53%) Credit Derivative
10 8 (1.53%) Equity Derivative
10 8 (1.53%) Fintech
10 8 (1.53%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.15%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.95%) Data Extraction
12 5 (0.95%) SWIFT
13 4 (0.76%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.76%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.76%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.53%) Windows
2 6 (1.15%) Linux
3 1 (0.19%) Unix
3 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (41.60%) Business Analysis
2 152 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (20.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (11.83%) Project Management
5 59 (11.26%) User Stories
6 53 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 51 (9.73%) Use Case
8 50 (9.54%) Asset Management
9 40 (7.63%) Scrum
10 37 (7.06%) Data Analysis
11 31 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (5.92%) Data Modelling
12 30 (5.73%) Migration
12 30 (5.73%) SDLC
13 29 (5.53%) GAP Analysis
14 28 (5.34%) PRINCE2
14 28 (5.34%) Risk Management
15 27 (5.15%) Change Management
16 26 (4.96%) Process Improvement
16 26 (4.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 64 (12.21%) SQL
2 11 (2.10%) T-SQL
3 5 (0.95%) Java
4 4 (0.76%) Python
5 3 (0.57%) C#
5 3 (0.57%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.57%) VBA
6 2 (0.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.38%) PHP
6 2 (0.38%) VB
7 1 (0.19%) C
7 1 (0.19%) Ruby
7 1 (0.19%) XPath
7 1 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 21 (4.01%) Degree
2 17 (3.24%) ISEB
3 15 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.48%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.29%) CBAP
6 9 (1.72%) Chartered Engineer
6 9 (1.72%) CITP
7 7 (1.34%) CISM
8 6 (1.15%) CISSP
9 5 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.76%) CISA
11 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.38%) CFA
13 1 (0.19%) ACCA
13 1 (0.19%) CIMA
13 1 (0.19%) ISSAP
13 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.19%) MBA
13 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.21%) MiFID
2 13 (2.48%) QA
3 11 (2.10%) Solvency II
4 8 (1.53%) Basel III
5 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.57%) Basel II
6 3 (0.57%) EMIR
7 2 (0.38%) FATCA
7 2 (0.38%) SEPA
8 1 (0.19%) DICOM
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.19%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.19%) Control-M
2 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.19%) Nagios
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (5.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (2.86%) Murex
4 14 (2.67%) Oracle
5 10 (1.91%) Charles River
6 7 (1.34%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.15%) IBM
7 6 (1.15%) SAP
8 5 (0.95%) Cognos
8 5 (0.95%) Fidessa
8 5 (0.95%) ION Trading
8 5 (0.95%) Tableau
9 4 (0.76%) Adobe
10 3 (0.57%) CODA
10 3 (0.57%) HP
10 3 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.57%) Splunk
11 2 (0.38%) Cyber-Ark
11 2 (0.38%) Guidewire
11 2 (0.38%) WorldPay
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