The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 170 169 203
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +34
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 30 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.51% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.55% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 15
Average daily rate
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£550 £485 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.40% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £438 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £605 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.90 -
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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
5247 5287 6553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.31% 92.38% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4037 3878 4847
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £283
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 91 77 165
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.70 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Business Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IT 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 IT Business Analyst across the City of London region.

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

IT 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 IT Business Analyst across the City of London region.

IT Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title.

1 29 (47.54%) Banking
2 28 (45.90%) Business Analysis
3 25 (40.98%) Investment Banking
4 24 (39.34%) SQL
5 18 (29.51%) Finance
6 16 (26.23%) GAP Analysis
7 14 (22.95%) Front Office
8 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
9 8 (13.11%) Derivative
9 8 (13.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (11.48%) Fixed Income
10 7 (11.48%) Use Case
11 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.84%) Credit Risk
11 6 (9.84%) Equities
11 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
12 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
13 4 (6.56%) Software Delivery
13 4 (6.56%) User Stories
13 4 (6.56%) UML
14 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
14 3 (4.92%) VBA
14 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
14 3 (4.92%) Fidessa
14 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
14 3 (4.92%) SDLC
14 3 (4.92%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (4.92%) Market Risk

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.64%) FileNet
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.28%) MS Office
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (1.64%) Summit
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.28%) QlikView
3 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.64%) Big Data
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 29 (47.54%) Banking
2 25 (40.98%) Investment Banking
3 18 (29.51%) Finance
4 14 (22.95%) Front Office
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 2 (3.28%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.28%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) FpML
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (13.11%) Derivative
2 7 (11.48%) Fixed Income
3 6 (9.84%) Equities
3 6 (9.84%) Credit Risk
3 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) Market Risk
4 3 (4.92%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) DTCC
6 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.64%) Swaptions
6 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.64%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Business Analysis
2 16 (26.23%) GAP Analysis
3 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Data Analysis
5 7 (11.48%) Use Case
6 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.56%) UML
7 4 (6.56%) User Stories
7 4 (6.56%) Software Delivery
8 3 (4.92%) SDLC
8 3 (4.92%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.92%) Stress Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.28%) Wealth Management
9 2 (3.28%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (39.34%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) VBA
3 2 (3.28%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.28%) EMIR
3 1 (1.64%) Basel III
3 1 (1.64%) FATCA
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Fidessa
2 2 (3.28%) GoldenSource
2 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Calypso
3 1 (1.64%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (1.64%) Lotus
3 1 (1.64%) Charles River