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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 54 41 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 899 1197 1405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.65% 4.72% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.71% 6.08% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 901 1070
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£463 £475 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -2.56%
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 3 4 17
Average hourly rate £53.50 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.22% -57.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £16.80 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.70 £21.30 £48.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.58%
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
19090 19683 18273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.42% 77.68% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13866 13785 12467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 233 314
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -37.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -15 247 £475 -5.00% 81
Docklands, London +10 10 £555 +11.00% 1
Canary Wharf +3 5 £400 -20.00%
Bromley +4 4 £750 +49.85%
Croydon -9 4 £490 +40.00% 1
Uxbridge -6 3 £295 -21.33%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Grays - - - -
Greenford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Barnet - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 679 (36.37%) Finance
2 500 (26.78%) Banking
3 433 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
4 386 (20.67%) Project Management
5 301 (16.12%) SQL
6 278 (14.89%) Investment Banking
7 270 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 230 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
9 195 (10.44%) Front Office
10 194 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 179 (9.59%) Data Analysis
12 173 (9.27%) Degree
13 159 (8.52%) Retail
14 157 (8.41%) MS Excel
15 154 (8.25%) Data Modelling
15 154 (8.25%) Use Case
16 134 (7.18%) CRM
17 132 (7.07%) Microsoft
18 130 (6.96%) Change Management
19 129 (6.91%) Workflow
20 125 (6.70%) Derivative
21 121 (6.48%) Migration
22 120 (6.43%) Scrum
23 118 (6.32%) PRINCE2
24 117 (6.27%) UML
24 117 (6.27%) Oracle
25 115 (6.16%) Risk Management
26 114 (6.11%) Back Office
27 112 (6.00%) MS Visio
28 105 (5.62%) Asset Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 63 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.39%) CMS
3 21 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (0.96%) SAS
5 15 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (0.37%) Confluence
8 5 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.27%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.21%) Apache
9 4 (0.21%) IIS
9 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.21%) Lync
10 3 (0.16%) Moodle
10 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.16%) JBoss
10 3 (0.16%) Drupal
Applications
1 157 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 112 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 69 (3.70%) MS Project
4 67 (3.59%) MS Office
5 63 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.054%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.45%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
4 8 (0.43%) Loan IQ
5 7 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.37%) Summit
6 6 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.21%) LatentZero
8 4 (0.21%) Endur
8 4 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.16%) Algo Collateral
9 3 (0.16%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.16%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.16%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.02%) SaaS
2 11 (0.59%) Force.com
3 9 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.43%) Office 365
5 3 (0.16%) GitHub
6 2 (0.11%) Heroku
6 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.054%) IaaS
7 1 (0.054%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.054%) Taleo
7 1 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.64%) Intranet
2 9 (0.48%) Internet
3 6 (0.32%) SSL
4 5 (0.27%) LDAP
4 5 (0.27%) Firewall
5 4 (0.21%) HTTP
6 3 (0.16%) Extranet
6 3 (0.16%) DSL
6 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.11%) NFC
7 2 (0.11%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.11%) 4G
7 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.11%) VPN
7 2 (0.11%) DNS
7 2 (0.11%) VoIP
8 1 (0.054%) WAN
8 1 (0.054%) SAN
8 1 (0.054%) Wireless
8 1 (0.054%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 70 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 43 (2.30%) Oracle Database
5 34 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (1.77%) Data Mining
7 25 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (1.23%) QlikView
9 22 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (0.86%) MySQL
11 15 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (0.75%) MongoDB
13 13 (0.70%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.70%) Big Data
14 11 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.59%) MS Access
15 8 (0.43%) Data Mart
15 8 (0.43%) DB2
16 7 (0.37%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (2.30%) JIRA
2 26 (1.39%) Maven
3 21 (1.12%) JUnit
4 17 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 17 (0.91%) CruiseControl
5 14 (0.75%) MSTest
6 11 (0.59%) TeamCity
6 11 (0.59%) Mockito
7 10 (0.54%) Hudson
8 9 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
8 9 (0.48%) Selenium
8 9 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (0.43%) Ant
10 7 (0.37%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.37%) jMock
11 6 (0.32%) NSubstitute
11 6 (0.32%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.32%) Subversion
12 5 (0.27%) Toad
12 5 (0.27%) TestDirector
General
1 679 (36.37%) Finance
2 500 (26.78%) Banking
3 278 (14.89%) Investment Banking
4 195 (10.44%) Front Office
5 159 (8.52%) Retail
6 114 (6.11%) Back Office
7 75 (4.02%) Legal
8 57 (3.05%) Marketing
9 42 (2.25%) Financial Institution
10 29 (1.55%) Advertising
11 26 (1.39%) Publishing
12 23 (1.23%) Law
12 23 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
13 22 (1.18%) Retail Banking
14 21 (1.12%) Telecoms
15 14 (0.75%) Billing
16 11 (0.59%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.54%) Local Government
18 8 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
18 8 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 1381 (73.97%) Analyst
2 1240 (66.42%) Business Analyst
3 167 (8.94%) Project Manager
4 89 (4.77%) Data Analyst
5 86 (4.61%) Banking Business Analyst
6 85 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 83 (4.45%) Agile Business Analyst
8 82 (4.39%) Consultant
9 81 (4.34%) Developer
10 75 (4.02%) Architect
11 71 (3.80%) Senior Business Analyst
12 65 (3.48%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 53 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
14 51 (2.73%) Business Manager
15 50 (2.68%) Technical Analyst
16 49 (2.62%) IT Business Analyst
16 49 (2.62%) Technical Business Analyst
17 40 (2.14%) Business Project Manager
17 40 (2.14%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 38 (2.04%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (3.64%) XML
2 67 (3.59%) .NET
3 41 (2.20%) HTML
3 41 (2.20%) Web Services
4 30 (1.61%) Spring
5 26 (1.39%) J2EE
6 25 (1.34%) FpML
7 20 (1.07%) ASP.NET
7 20 (1.07%) JDBC
8 19 (1.02%) CSS
9 18 (0.96%) Spring MVC
9 18 (0.96%) jQuery
10 17 (0.91%) Hibernate
11 15 (0.80%) .NET Framework
11 15 (0.80%) Visualforce
12 14 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (0.75%) Middleware
13 13 (0.70%) WCF
14 12 (0.64%) Mason
14 12 (0.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 230 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (6.70%) Derivative
3 85 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 85 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 72 (3.86%) Market Risk
5 66 (3.54%) Equities
6 65 (3.48%) User Experience
7 58 (3.11%) Fixed Income
8 57 (3.05%) Credit Risk
9 30 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.55%) Reference Data
11 28 (1.50%) Credit Derivative
11 28 (1.50%) Computer Science
12 22 (1.18%) SWIFT
13 21 (1.12%) FMCG
13 21 (1.12%) Visualisation
14 17 (0.91%) Mathematics
15 16 (0.86%) Data Integration
16 15 (0.80%) Open Source
16 15 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (2.41%) Windows
2 40 (2.14%) UNIX
3 19 (1.02%) Linux
4 10 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.48%) Windows 7
5 9 (0.48%) Android
6 5 (0.27%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.054%) VMS
8 1 (0.054%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.054%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (20.67%) Project Management
3 270 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 194 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 179 (9.59%) Data Analysis
6 154 (8.25%) Use Case
6 154 (8.25%) Data Modelling
7 134 (7.18%) CRM
8 130 (6.96%) Change Management
9 129 (6.91%) Workflow
10 121 (6.48%) Migration
11 120 (6.43%) Scrum
12 118 (6.32%) PRINCE2
13 117 (6.27%) UML
14 115 (6.16%) Risk Management
15 105 (5.62%) Asset Management
16 104 (5.57%) E-Commerce
17 91 (4.87%) User Stories
18 88 (4.71%) GAP Analysis
19 86 (4.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 301 (16.12%) SQL
2 83 (4.45%) Java
3 50 (2.68%) C#
4 29 (1.55%) VBA
5 26 (1.39%) C
6 19 (1.02%) JavaScript
7 17 (0.91%) T-SQL
8 16 (0.86%) Python
9 15 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 15 (0.80%) Apex Code
10 13 (0.70%) C++
11 12 (0.64%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.54%) VB
13 9 (0.48%) Ruby
13 9 (0.48%) Scala
14 8 (0.43%) PHP
15 6 (0.32%) Groovy
16 5 (0.27%) COBOL
16 5 (0.27%) JCL
17 4 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 173 (9.27%) Degree
2 90 (4.82%) ISEB
3 28 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 20 (1.07%) PMP
6 16 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.75%) IIBA
8 13 (0.70%) CBAP
9 8 (0.43%) MBA
10 6 (0.32%) CISA
10 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.27%) CISSP
12 4 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.21%) GIAC
12 4 (0.21%) APMG
12 4 (0.21%) CIMA
12 4 (0.21%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (5.36%) QA
2 35 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 35 (1.87%) EMIR
3 29 (1.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 21 (1.12%) Basel III
5 17 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.54%) MiFID
7 9 (0.48%) FATCA
8 8 (0.43%) Basel II
8 8 (0.43%) SLA
8 8 (0.43%) UCITS
9 7 (0.37%) AIFMD
9 7 (0.37%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.16%) COREP
11 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.11%) COBIT
11 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 1 (0.054%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.16%) Varnish
3 2 (0.11%) XenApp
3 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.054%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.054%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.054%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (0.32%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 6 (0.32%) Control-M
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.054%) Salt
4 1 (0.054%) Puppet
4 1 (0.054%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.054%) SCCM
Vendors
1 132 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 117 (6.27%) Oracle
3 57 (3.05%) SAP
4 56 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (1.66%) Siebel
6 29 (1.55%) Business Objects
7 21 (1.12%) Murex
8 20 (1.07%) Cognos
9 19 (1.02%) Tableau
10 18 (0.96%) thinkFolio
10 18 (0.96%) Charles River
10 18 (0.96%) Bloomberg
11 17 (0.91%) IBM
12 13 (0.70%) Misys
13 12 (0.64%) Calypso
14 11 (0.59%) SunGard
14 11 (0.59%) HP
15 10 (0.54%) GoldenSource
16 9 (0.48%) Open Text
17 8 (0.43%) Adobe
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