The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 182 198 208
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 16 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.069% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.075% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 11
Average daily rate
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£556 £515 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £503 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £523 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
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 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lead Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst across the City of London region.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lead Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title.

1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Business Analysis
3 13 (52.00%) Banking
4 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
6 8 (32.00%) Derivative
7 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (24.00%) Fixed Income
7 6 (24.00%) Equities
8 5 (20.00%) Advertising
8 5 (20.00%) EMIR
9 4 (16.00%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (16.00%) MiFID
9 4 (16.00%) Contract for Difference
9 4 (16.00%) Back Office
9 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (12.00%) Front Office
10 3 (12.00%) Change Management
10 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (8.00%) Line Management
11 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (8.00%) Wealth Management
11 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Project Management
11 2 (8.00%) CRM
11 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
12 1 (4.00%) Data Management
12 1 (4.00%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP PLM
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 13 (52.00%) Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (20.00%) Advertising
5 4 (16.00%) Back Office
6 3 (12.00%) Front Office
7 1 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (4.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Derivative
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Fixed Income
2 6 (24.00%) Equities
3 4 (16.00%) Contract for Difference
4 3 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Business Analysis
2 12 (48.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Wealth Management
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) Line Management
7 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.00%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) BPR
7 1 (4.00%) Data Management
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) EMIR
2 4 (16.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (16.00%) MiFID
3 1 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) AIFMD
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
1 1 (4.00%) Actimize