The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 48 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 946 1215 1434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.86% 4.83% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 6.24% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 899 1042
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 15
Average hourly rate £37.56 £18.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.02% -56.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.90 £25.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £182.50 £36.00 £49.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
Business Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in London

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the London region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in London

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in London

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the London region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in London

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 245 £475 -2.56% 105
Docklands, London +9 12 £550 +4.76% 1
Canary Wharf +21 7 £400 +14.28%
Uxbridge -3 5 £325 -13.33% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +3 2 - - 1
Bromley -3 1 - - 2
Croydon -9 1 £430 +22.85%
Hounslow - 1 £438 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 702 (35.82%) Finance
2 485 (24.74%) Banking
3 436 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
4 429 (21.89%) Project Management
5 307 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 283 (14.44%) SQL
7 263 (13.42%) Investment Banking
8 238 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
9 198 (10.10%) Front Office
9 198 (10.10%) Degree
10 191 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 173 (8.83%) Retail
12 167 (8.52%) Data Analysis
13 165 (8.42%) Use Case
14 158 (8.06%) MS Excel
15 152 (7.76%) Data Modelling
15 152 (7.76%) Change Management
16 146 (7.45%) CRM
17 139 (7.09%) PRINCE2
18 136 (6.94%) Scrum
19 135 (6.89%) Workflow
20 133 (6.79%) Microsoft
21 130 (6.63%) UML
22 128 (6.53%) Risk Management
23 126 (6.43%) Migration
23 126 (6.43%) Oracle
24 124 (6.33%) Asset Management
25 123 (6.28%) Derivative
26 115 (5.87%) Back Office
26 115 (5.87%) MS Visio

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 71 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.48%) SAS
3 24 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (1.12%) CMS
5 15 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (0.36%) MS Project Server
8 6 (0.31%) Confluence
8 6 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.31%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.20%) Lync
10 4 (0.20%) Drupal
10 4 (0.20%) IIS
10 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.15%) Documentum
11 3 (0.15%) Apache
12 2 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 158 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 115 (5.87%) MS Visio
3 73 (3.72%) MS Project
4 68 (3.47%) MS Office
5 63 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.31%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.051%) SPSS
8 1 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 37 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.48%) Markit EDM
3 23 (1.17%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.31%) Loan IQ
5 6 (0.31%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.31%) Summit
5 6 (0.31%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
6 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.20%) Salerio
7 4 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
7 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.20%) Endur
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.15%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.77%) SaaS
2 12 (0.61%) Force.com
3 8 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.36%) Office 365
5 4 (0.20%) GitHub
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.10%) Heroku
8 1 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.051%) IaaS
8 1 (0.051%) Taleo
8 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.051%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.77%) Intranet
2 13 (0.66%) Internet
3 7 (0.36%) SSL
4 6 (0.31%) Firewall
5 5 (0.26%) LDAP
6 4 (0.20%) HTTP
7 3 (0.15%) Wireless
7 3 (0.15%) VoIP
7 3 (0.15%) Extranet
7 3 (0.15%) DSL
7 3 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.10%) 4G
8 2 (0.10%) SAN
8 2 (0.10%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.10%) VPN
8 2 (0.10%) DNS
9 1 (0.051%) MVNO
9 1 (0.051%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.051%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.051%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (1.99%) Oracle Database
4 37 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 34 (1.73%) Data Mining
7 25 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (1.07%) QlikView
9 20 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (0.87%) MySQL
11 15 (0.77%) MongoDB
11 15 (0.77%) Big Data
12 14 (0.71%) MS Access
13 13 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.66%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.46%) DB2
16 8 (0.41%) Data Mart
17 7 (0.36%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.36%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 46 (2.35%) JIRA
2 23 (1.17%) Maven
3 21 (1.07%) JUnit
4 19 (0.97%) CruiseControl
5 17 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 15 (0.77%) MSTest
7 12 (0.61%) Mockito
7 12 (0.61%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (0.36%) Selenium
9 7 (0.36%) jMock
9 7 (0.36%) Hudson
10 6 (0.31%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.31%) Eclipse
10 6 (0.31%) Subversion
10 6 (0.31%) NSubstitute
11 5 (0.26%) Toad
11 5 (0.26%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 702 (35.82%) Finance
2 485 (24.74%) Banking
3 263 (13.42%) Investment Banking
4 198 (10.10%) Front Office
5 173 (8.83%) Retail
6 115 (5.87%) Back Office
7 72 (3.67%) Legal
8 53 (2.70%) Marketing
9 45 (2.30%) Financial Institution
10 30 (1.53%) Advertising
10 30 (1.53%) Publishing
11 28 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
12 26 (1.33%) Billing
13 24 (1.22%) Law
14 22 (1.12%) Retail Banking
15 21 (1.07%) Telecoms
16 13 (0.66%) Local Government
17 11 (0.56%) Games
17 11 (0.56%) German Language
18 10 (0.51%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1426 (72.76%) Analyst
2 1279 (65.26%) Business Analyst
3 181 (9.23%) Project Manager
4 104 (5.31%) Developer
5 93 (4.74%) Consultant
6 91 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
7 90 (4.59%) Agile Business Analyst
8 86 (4.39%) Banking Business Analyst
9 83 (4.23%) Architect
10 81 (4.13%) Data Analyst
11 78 (3.98%) Senior Business Analyst
12 66 (3.37%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 57 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
14 51 (2.60%) Business Manager
15 50 (2.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 46 (2.35%) Technical Business Analyst
16 46 (2.35%) Technical Analyst
17 45 (2.30%) IT Business Analyst
18 41 (2.09%) Business Project Manager
19 39 (1.99%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (3.83%) .NET
2 64 (3.27%) XML
3 44 (2.24%) HTML
4 42 (2.14%) Web Services
5 28 (1.43%) Spring
6 27 (1.38%) CSS
7 26 (1.33%) J2EE
8 21 (1.07%) ASP.NET
8 21 (1.07%) FpML
9 20 (1.02%) JDBC
10 19 (0.97%) jQuery
10 19 (0.97%) Spring MVC
11 18 (0.92%) HTML5
12 17 (0.87%) .NET Framework
13 16 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (0.82%) Hibernate
13 16 (0.82%) Middleware
14 14 (0.71%) Visualforce
14 14 (0.71%) Mason
14 14 (0.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 238 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (6.28%) Derivative
3 95 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 83 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 79 (4.03%) User Experience
6 72 (3.67%) Fixed Income
7 68 (3.47%) Market Risk
8 65 (3.32%) Equities
9 58 (2.96%) Credit Risk
10 32 (1.63%) Reference Data
11 30 (1.53%) Mathematics
11 30 (1.53%) Credit Derivative
12 26 (1.33%) Computer Science
13 24 (1.22%) Mobile App
14 18 (0.92%) FMCG
14 18 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
15 17 (0.87%) Open Source
16 16 (0.82%) SWIFT
17 15 (0.77%) PMI
17 15 (0.77%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 43 (2.19%) Windows
2 37 (1.89%) UNIX
3 17 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 16 (0.82%) Android
5 13 (0.66%) Linux
6 11 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.36%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.051%) VMS
9 1 (0.051%) Solaris
9 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
2 429 (21.89%) Project Management
3 307 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 191 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 167 (8.52%) Data Analysis
6 165 (8.42%) Use Case
7 152 (7.76%) Data Modelling
7 152 (7.76%) Change Management
8 146 (7.45%) CRM
9 139 (7.09%) PRINCE2
10 136 (6.94%) Scrum
11 135 (6.89%) Workflow
12 130 (6.63%) UML
13 128 (6.53%) Risk Management
14 126 (6.43%) Migration
15 124 (6.33%) Asset Management
16 94 (4.80%) User Stories
17 90 (4.59%) GAP Analysis
18 88 (4.49%) Investment Management
18 88 (4.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 283 (14.44%) SQL
2 80 (4.08%) Java
3 55 (2.81%) C#
4 37 (1.89%) VBA
5 24 (1.22%) JavaScript
6 23 (1.17%) C
7 17 (0.87%) Python
8 16 (0.82%) T-SQL
9 13 (0.66%) C++
9 13 (0.66%) Apex Code
10 11 (0.56%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 10 (0.51%) VB
12 6 (0.31%) Scala
12 6 (0.31%) PHP
13 5 (0.26%) COBOL
13 5 (0.26%) JCL
13 5 (0.26%) Ruby
14 4 (0.20%) Perl
14 4 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 198 (10.10%) Degree
2 100 (5.10%) ISEB
3 40 (2.04%) PMI Certification
4 32 (1.63%) PMP
5 26 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 15 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.77%) CBAP
8 14 (0.71%) IIBA
9 8 (0.41%) MBA
10 7 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.31%) CIMA
11 6 (0.31%) CISA
12 5 (0.26%) CISSP
12 5 (0.26%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.20%) CIPD
13 4 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.69%) QA
2 35 (1.79%) EMIR
3 25 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 23 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (1.12%) Data Quality
6 21 (1.07%) Basel III
7 12 (0.61%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.51%) MiFID
9 8 (0.41%) FATCA
10 7 (0.36%) AIFMD
10 7 (0.36%) UCITS
10 7 (0.36%) SLA
11 6 (0.31%) Basel II
11 6 (0.31%) CRD IV
12 5 (0.26%) COREP
13 4 (0.20%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.20%) FINREP
14 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.20%) Varnish
3 3 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.10%) XenApp
5 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.051%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.41%) Control-M
3 6 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 6 (0.31%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.051%) Salt
5 1 (0.051%) SCCM
5 1 (0.051%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.051%) Puppet
Vendors
1 133 (6.79%) Microsoft
2 126 (6.43%) Oracle
3 73 (3.72%) SAP
3 73 (3.72%) Salesforce.com
4 33 (1.68%) Business Objects
5 23 (1.17%) Charles River
6 22 (1.12%) Siebel
7 20 (1.02%) Tableau
8 19 (0.97%) JDA
9 18 (0.92%) Murex
9 18 (0.92%) Misys
10 17 (0.87%) IBM
11 16 (0.82%) thinkFolio
11 16 (0.82%) Bloomberg
12 15 (0.77%) Cognos
13 13 (0.66%) Calypso
14 9 (0.46%) SunGard
15 8 (0.41%) HP
15 8 (0.41%) Adobe
16 7 (0.36%) Open Text
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £450 - £525 per day + 6 months
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
RBW Consulting
Rate: Up to £50,000 per annum (Pro Rata)
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Global
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago