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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 152 159 158
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 5 41 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.75% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.78% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 36 36
Average daily rate £600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £425 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.02
IT 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
3313 5225 5882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.90% 95.56% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2683 3966 4276
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £36.35 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Business Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Front Office
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Online Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Credit Risk
4 4 (21.05%) Market Risk
4 4 (21.05%) SWIFT
4 4 (21.05%) SEPA
5 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Derivative
5 3 (15.79%) Equities
5 3 (15.79%) Legal
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Advertising
6 2 (10.53%) Law
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Fidessa
6 2 (10.53%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 5 (26.32%) Investment Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Front Office
5 3 (15.79%) Legal
6 2 (10.53%) Advertising
6 2 (10.53%) Law
7 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Credit Risk
1 4 (21.05%) Market Risk
1 4 (21.05%) Online Banking
1 4 (21.05%) SWIFT
2 3 (15.79%) Derivative
2 3 (15.79%) Equities
3 2 (10.53%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (10.53%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
4 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Stress Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) BPR
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SEPA
2 2 (10.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (10.53%) EMIR
2 2 (10.53%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Fidessa
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com