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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 43 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 959 968 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.09% 4.12% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 5.23% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 684 838
Average daily rate
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£488 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £24.75 £51.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.17% +29.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.62 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £123.50 £46.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.33 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.92% +60.64%
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
18573 18510 19068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.23% 78.87% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13213 12901 13213
Average daily rate £450 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 224 260
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -26.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.10 £53.50 £51.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 -5 228 £488 +2.63% 87
Docklands, London -3 13 £550 +10.00% 1
Canary Wharf -10 9 £475 +5.55%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 7 £430 +32.30% 1
Paddington -7 4 £500 +92.30%
Croydon -14 2 £421 -2.03%
Feltham - 2 £425 -
Hackney - 2 £325 -
Wimbledon - 2 £410 - 1
Brentford - 2 £350 -
Bromley - 2 £273 -
Westminster - 1 £500 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 847 (44.16%) Finance
2 535 (27.89%) Banking
3 423 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
4 377 (19.66%) Project Management
5 352 (18.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 316 (16.48%) SQL
7 285 (14.86%) Investment Banking
8 259 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
9 188 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
9 188 (9.80%) Microsoft
10 184 (9.59%) Data Analysis
11 170 (8.86%) Use Case
11 170 (8.86%) Degree
12 160 (8.34%) Change Management
13 158 (8.24%) MS Excel
14 141 (7.35%) Retail
15 135 (7.04%) Scrum
16 131 (6.83%) Derivative
17 129 (6.73%) Workflow
18 127 (6.62%) CRM
19 124 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
19 124 (6.47%) Fixed Income
20 123 (6.41%) Front Office
21 122 (6.36%) PRINCE2
22 119 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
22 119 (6.20%) Data Modelling
23 115 (6.00%) Oracle
24 113 (5.89%) UML
25 112 (5.84%) SDLC
26 110 (5.74%) Asset Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 93 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.30%) CMS
3 24 (1.25%) SAS
4 16 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (0.68%) Confluence
6 12 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.47%) MS Project Server
7 9 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (0.36%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
9 5 (0.26%) IIS
10 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.21%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.16%) Moodle
11 3 (0.16%) EPiServer CMS
11 3 (0.16%) Lync
11 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 158 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 104 (5.42%) MS Visio
3 92 (4.80%) MS Office
4 89 (4.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (2.92%) MS Project
6 17 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.31%) SPSS
8 5 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.10%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.10%) FastStats
11 1 (0.052%) Mingle
11 1 (0.052%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 45 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.78%) SAP FI
2 15 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
2 15 (0.78%) SAP CO
3 11 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.42%) SAP FI-GL
4 8 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
5 7 (0.36%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.31%) Summit
6 6 (0.31%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
7 5 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
8 4 (0.21%) Agresso
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.21%) Exstream
8 4 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
8 4 (0.21%) Unica
8 4 (0.21%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.99%) SaaS
2 14 (0.73%) Office 365
3 12 (0.63%) PaaS
3 12 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
4 9 (0.47%) Force.com
5 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.21%) Taleo
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.10%) Yammer
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.052%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.052%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.052%) GitHub
9 1 (0.052%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.51%) Intranet
2 17 (0.89%) Internet
3 11 (0.57%) HTTP
4 5 (0.26%) Firewall
4 5 (0.26%) Network Security
5 4 (0.21%) Extranet
6 3 (0.16%) LDAP
6 3 (0.16%) Broadband
6 3 (0.16%) WAN
7 2 (0.10%) DSL
7 2 (0.10%) VPN
7 2 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.10%) VLAN
7 2 (0.10%) LAN
8 1 (0.052%) SMS
8 1 (0.052%) MPLS
8 1 (0.052%) MVNO
8 1 (0.052%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (6.20%) Data Warehouse
2 101 (5.27%) SQL Server
3 44 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
4 30 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (1.41%) MS Access
7 26 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.15%) QlikView
9 21 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 21 (1.09%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (0.83%) Big Data
13 15 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.52%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.42%) Spotfire
16 8 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.36%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 64 (3.34%) JIRA
2 13 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.63%) Rational Rose
4 8 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Blend
5 5 (0.26%) Subversion
5 5 (0.26%) JUnit
6 4 (0.21%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.21%) Selenium
6 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.21%) CppUnit
7 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.16%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.16%) Gradle
8 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.10%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.10%) PeopleTools
8 2 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.10%) VisualAge
8 2 (0.10%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 847 (44.16%) Finance
2 535 (27.89%) Banking
3 285 (14.86%) Investment Banking
4 141 (7.35%) Retail
5 123 (6.41%) Front Office
6 86 (4.48%) Back Office
7 78 (4.07%) Legal
7 78 (4.07%) Marketing
8 55 (2.87%) Advertising
9 48 (2.50%) Financial Institution
10 43 (2.24%) Law
11 28 (1.46%) Retail Banking
12 24 (1.25%) Billing
13 22 (1.15%) Telecoms
14 18 (0.94%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.57%) Publishing
15 11 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
16 9 (0.47%) Private Banking
17 8 (0.42%) French Language
17 8 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1413 (73.67%) Analyst
2 1298 (67.67%) Business Analyst
3 160 (8.34%) Project Manager
4 137 (7.14%) Developer
5 104 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
6 95 (4.95%) Senior Business Analyst
6 95 (4.95%) Banking Business Analyst
7 93 (4.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 79 (4.12%) Architect
9 73 (3.81%) Data Analyst
10 64 (3.34%) Agile Business Analyst
11 63 (3.28%) Financial Business Analyst
12 61 (3.18%) Consultant
13 54 (2.82%) IT Business Analyst
14 51 (2.66%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 48 (2.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
15 48 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
16 45 (2.35%) Business Manager
17 43 (2.24%) Technical Business Analyst
18 42 (2.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (4.59%) .NET
2 55 (2.87%) XML
3 42 (2.19%) HTML
4 35 (1.82%) Web Services
5 24 (1.25%) WPF
6 18 (0.94%) Middleware
6 18 (0.94%) ASP.NET
7 17 (0.89%) CSS
8 16 (0.83%) HTML5
9 15 (0.78%) FpML
10 14 (0.73%) XML Schema
11 13 (0.68%) XSD
12 12 (0.63%) SOAP
13 10 (0.52%) jQuery
14 9 (0.47%) AngularJS
15 8 (0.42%) Unity DI Container
15 8 (0.42%) Visualforce
15 8 (0.42%) Spring
15 8 (0.42%) .NET Framework
15 8 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 259 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (6.83%) Derivative
3 124 (6.47%) Fixed Income
4 92 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 91 (4.74%) Equities
6 71 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 67 (3.49%) User Experience
8 47 (2.45%) Credit Risk
9 39 (2.03%) Reference Data
10 38 (1.98%) SWIFT
11 37 (1.93%) Computer Science
12 32 (1.67%) Market Risk
13 29 (1.51%) Data Structures
14 26 (1.36%) Data Centre
15 22 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 21 (1.09%) Data Integration
16 21 (1.09%) Visualisation
17 20 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
18 15 (0.78%) Social Media
19 14 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (2.71%) Windows
2 26 (1.36%) UNIX
3 22 (1.15%) Linux
4 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.26%) Android
6 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.052%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.052%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.052%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.052%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
2 377 (19.66%) Project Management
3 352 (18.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 188 (9.80%) User Acceptance Testing
5 184 (9.59%) Data Analysis
6 170 (8.86%) Use Case
7 160 (8.34%) Change Management
8 135 (7.04%) Scrum
9 129 (6.73%) Workflow
10 127 (6.62%) CRM
11 124 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
12 122 (6.36%) PRINCE2
13 119 (6.20%) Data Modelling
14 113 (5.89%) UML
15 112 (5.84%) SDLC
16 110 (5.74%) Asset Management
17 97 (5.06%) Waterfall
18 94 (4.90%) User Stories
19 92 (4.80%) Migration
20 83 (4.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 316 (16.48%) SQL
2 85 (4.43%) Java
3 60 (3.13%) C#
4 40 (2.09%) JavaScript
4 40 (2.09%) VBA
5 29 (1.51%) T-SQL
6 18 (0.94%) PL/SQL
7 15 (0.78%) C
8 12 (0.63%) C++
9 9 (0.47%) VB
9 9 (0.47%) Scala
10 8 (0.42%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.36%) R
12 4 (0.21%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.16%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.16%) Python
13 3 (0.16%) Perl
13 3 (0.16%) PHP
14 2 (0.10%) XQuery
14 2 (0.10%) XPath
Qualifications
1 170 (8.86%) Degree
2 96 (5.01%) ISEB
3 31 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.41%) PMI Certification
5 23 (1.20%) IIBA
6 19 (0.99%) PMP
7 14 (0.73%) CBAP
7 14 (0.73%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.36%) CIMA
12 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.26%) CISSP
13 4 (0.21%) APMG
13 4 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.16%) MBA
14 3 (0.16%) ACCA
14 3 (0.16%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.59%) QA
2 44 (2.29%) EMIR
3 35 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
4 28 (1.46%) MiFID
5 22 (1.15%) FATCA
6 16 (0.83%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.73%) Solvency II
8 13 (0.68%) Basel III
9 12 (0.63%) SLA
10 9 (0.47%) GAAP
10 9 (0.47%) CRD IV
11 8 (0.42%) COREP
12 6 (0.31%) COBIT
13 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.16%) Basel II
14 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.10%) FINREP
16 1 (0.052%) AIFMD
16 1 (0.052%) UCITS
System Software
1 19 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.10%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.052%) Varnish
3 1 (0.052%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.052%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.052%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.052%) XenApp
3 1 (0.052%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.10%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.10%) systemd
4 1 (0.052%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.052%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.052%) Control-M
4 1 (0.052%) Nagios
4 1 (0.052%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.052%) SCCM
4 1 (0.052%) SCOM
4 1 (0.052%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 188 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 115 (6.00%) Oracle
3 62 (3.23%) SAP
4 44 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (1.51%) IBM
6 26 (1.36%) Cognos
7 23 (1.20%) Sybase
8 22 (1.15%) Tableau
9 21 (1.09%) HP
9 21 (1.09%) Teradata
10 20 (1.04%) Informatica
10 20 (1.04%) Guidewire
10 20 (1.04%) ServiceNow
11 19 (0.99%) Actimize
12 17 (0.89%) Calypso
13 14 (0.73%) Bloomberg
14 12 (0.63%) hybris
15 11 (0.57%) Pega
15 11 (0.57%) Murex
16 10 (0.52%) SunGard
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £700.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £675 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago