The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 129 159 156
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 24 29 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.56% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.59% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 40
Average daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £405 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £444 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst across the City of London region.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst across the City of London region.

Senior Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title.

1 21 (46.67%) Banking
2 20 (44.44%) Finance
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Derivative
4 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (17.78%) Front Office
6 7 (15.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
6 7 (15.56%) Analytics
6 7 (15.56%) Target Operating Model
7 6 (13.33%) Fund Management
7 6 (13.33%) Charles River
8 5 (11.11%) Scrum
8 5 (11.11%) Fixed Income
8 5 (11.11%) EMIR
8 5 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (11.11%) MiFID
8 5 (11.11%) Wealth Management
9 4 (8.89%) Private Banking
9 4 (8.89%) Advertising
9 4 (8.89%) Validation
9 4 (8.89%) Project Management
9 4 (8.89%) SQL
9 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
9 4 (8.89%) Reinsurance
10 3 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
10 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.67%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.22%) FogBugz
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 21 (46.67%) Banking
2 20 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (17.78%) Front Office
4 7 (15.56%) Investment Banking
5 4 (8.89%) Advertising
5 4 (8.89%) Private Banking
6 2 (4.44%) Back Office
6 2 (4.44%) Law
6 2 (4.44%) Marketing
6 2 (4.44%) Retail
6 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.22%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Derivative
2 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (11.11%) Fixed Income
5 4 (8.89%) Reinsurance
6 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.44%) Economics
6 2 (4.44%) Equities
6 2 (4.44%) User Experience
7 1 (2.22%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.22%) Eurex
7 1 (2.22%) Fintech
7 1 (2.22%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.22%) Psychology
7 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.56%) Analytics
3 7 (15.56%) Target Operating Model
4 6 (13.33%) Fund Management
5 5 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (11.11%) Wealth Management
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Validation
7 3 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.67%) User Stories
7 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.44%) Re-Platforming
8 2 (4.44%) SDLC
8 2 (4.44%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
1 5 (11.11%) EMIR
1 5 (11.11%) MiFID
2 1 (2.22%) AIFMD
2 1 (2.22%) FATCA
2 1 (2.22%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Charles River
2 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
2 2 (4.44%) Murex
3 1 (2.22%) Calypso
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) FactSet
3 1 (2.22%) GoldenSource
3 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.22%) Reuters
3 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.22%) Tableau
3 1 (2.22%) Tradeweb
3 1 (2.22%) WorldPay