The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 46 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 973 1145 1411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.13% 4.72% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 6.17% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 834 1031
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£475 £475 £475
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 £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £51.75 £42.50 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.76% +130.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £31.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.50 £91.92 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.97% -34.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18130 18561 19511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.89% 76.53% 73.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12666 12903 12947
Average daily rate £445 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 256 371
Average hourly rate £20.16 £27.50 £27.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.69% -1.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.70 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -11 254 £475 +0.52% 119
Docklands, London +3 15 £510 +7.36% 1
Canary Wharf +10 8 £450 -
Uxbridge +6 6 £420 +5.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £325 - 1
Croydon +1 1 £430 -0.28%
Twickenham - 1 - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 708 (35.69%) Finance
2 491 (24.75%) Banking
3 417 (21.02%) Project Management
4 300 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 269 (13.56%) SQL
6 268 (13.51%) Investment Banking
7 197 (9.93%) Degree
8 188 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
9 187 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 180 (9.07%) Use Case
11 178 (8.97%) Front Office
12 167 (8.42%) Retail
13 165 (8.32%) CRM
14 163 (8.22%) Data Analysis
15 159 (8.01%) UML
16 156 (7.86%) MS Excel
17 154 (7.76%) Change Management
18 139 (7.01%) Data Modelling
18 139 (7.01%) PRINCE2
19 138 (6.96%) Risk Management
19 138 (6.96%) Scrum
20 132 (6.65%) Microsoft
21 130 (6.55%) Workflow
22 121 (6.10%) Asset Management
22 121 (6.10%) Derivative
23 119 (6.00%) MS Visio
24 110 (5.54%) Oracle
25 108 (5.44%) Back Office
26 105 (5.29%) Migration
27 101 (5.09%) ISEB

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 66 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.51%) SAS
3 23 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 20 (1.01%) CMS
5 14 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (0.40%) MS Project Server
7 8 (0.40%) IIS
8 7 (0.35%) Drupal
9 6 (0.30%) Confluence
9 6 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.25%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.20%) Alfresco
11 4 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
11 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 4 (0.20%) Documentum
11 4 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.10%) FileNet
Applications
1 156 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 119 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 72 (3.63%) MS Office
4 62 (3.13%) MS Project
4 62 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.30%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.050%) SPSS
8 1 (0.050%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 41 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 21 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
3 9 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.30%) SAP HR
5 6 (0.30%) LatentZero
5 6 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.25%) Summit
6 5 (0.25%) SunGard GMI
7 4 (0.20%) Tridion
7 4 (0.20%) Endur
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.15%) SAP WM
8 3 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.66%) SaaS
2 11 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.50%) Force.com
4 4 (0.20%) GitHub
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.10%) Heroku
6 2 (0.10%) Office 365
7 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.050%) PaaS
7 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.16%) Internet
2 22 (1.11%) Intranet
3 7 (0.35%) SSL
3 7 (0.35%) Firewall
4 6 (0.30%) VPN
5 5 (0.25%) LDAP
5 5 (0.25%) Extranet
6 4 (0.20%) HTTP
7 3 (0.15%) VoIP
7 3 (0.15%) Wireless
7 3 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.10%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.10%) SAN
8 2 (0.10%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.10%) WAN
8 2 (0.10%) DNS
9 1 (0.050%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.050%) PPP
9 1 (0.050%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (1.71%) Data Mining
3 34 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (1.71%) Relational Database
4 25 (1.26%) QlikView
5 23 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 20 (1.01%) MS Access
8 19 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (0.86%) MySQL
9 17 (0.86%) Big Data
10 14 (0.71%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (0.55%) DB2
12 11 (0.55%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.35%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 37 (1.86%) JIRA
2 19 (0.96%) JUnit
3 17 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 14 (0.71%) Maven
5 13 (0.66%) CruiseControl
6 11 (0.55%) MSTest
7 8 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.35%) Mockito
8 7 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.30%) jMock
9 6 (0.30%) Selenium
9 6 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.25%) Subversion
10 5 (0.25%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.25%) Hudson
11 4 (0.20%) NSubstitute
11 4 (0.20%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.20%) Rational Rose
General
1 708 (35.69%) Finance
2 491 (24.75%) Banking
3 268 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 178 (8.97%) Front Office
5 167 (8.42%) Retail
6 108 (5.44%) Back Office
7 64 (3.23%) Legal
8 41 (2.07%) Publishing
8 41 (2.07%) Marketing
9 40 (2.02%) Financial Institution
10 28 (1.41%) Billing
10 28 (1.41%) Advertising
10 28 (1.41%) Retail Banking
11 27 (1.36%) Law
12 25 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
13 23 (1.16%) Telecoms
14 20 (1.01%) German Language
15 14 (0.71%) Local Government
15 14 (0.71%) Games
16 12 (0.60%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1484 (74.80%) Analyst
2 1359 (68.50%) Business Analyst
3 177 (8.92%) Project Manager
4 106 (5.34%) Developer
5 104 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
6 97 (4.89%) Agile Business Analyst
7 93 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
8 90 (4.54%) Consultant
9 88 (4.44%) Banking Business Analyst
10 75 (3.78%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 74 (3.73%) Architect
11 74 (3.73%) Data Analyst
12 56 (2.82%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 55 (2.77%) Systems Analyst
14 53 (2.67%) Business Manager
15 51 (2.57%) IT Business Analyst
16 49 (2.47%) Financial Business Analyst
16 49 (2.47%) Technical Analyst
17 48 (2.42%) Technical Business Analyst
18 47 (2.37%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.53%) .NET
2 47 (2.37%) XML
3 43 (2.17%) HTML
4 37 (1.86%) Web Services
5 25 (1.26%) CSS
6 23 (1.16%) J2EE
6 23 (1.16%) Spring
7 19 (0.96%) HTML5
8 18 (0.91%) Mason
8 18 (0.91%) Middleware
9 17 (0.86%) ASP.NET
10 15 (0.76%) .NET Framework
11 14 (0.71%) jQuery
12 13 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (0.66%) JDBC
13 12 (0.60%) Spring MVC
14 11 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
14 11 (0.55%) WCF
15 10 (0.50%) Ajax
15 10 (0.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.10%) Derivative
2 95 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 83 (4.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 68 (3.43%) Fixed Income
5 56 (2.82%) Equities
6 53 (2.67%) Credit Risk
7 46 (2.32%) Market Risk
8 35 (1.76%) Reference Data
9 26 (1.31%) iPad
9 26 (1.31%) Credit Derivative
10 25 (1.26%) Mathematics
11 21 (1.06%) Computer Science
12 18 (0.91%) Data Extraction
12 18 (0.91%) Equity Derivative
13 17 (0.86%) NHS
13 17 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 16 (0.81%) PMI
14 16 (0.81%) FMCG
14 16 (0.81%) Open Source
14 16 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (1.76%) Windows
2 28 (1.41%) UNIX
3 20 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 19 (0.96%) Android
5 10 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.45%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.35%) Linux
8 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.050%) VMS
9 1 (0.050%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.050%) Solaris
9 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (21.02%) Project Management
2 300 (15.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 188 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
4 187 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 180 (9.07%) Use Case
6 165 (8.32%) CRM
7 163 (8.22%) Data Analysis
8 159 (8.01%) UML
9 154 (7.76%) Change Management
10 139 (7.01%) PRINCE2
10 139 (7.01%) Data Modelling
11 138 (6.96%) Scrum
11 138 (6.96%) Risk Management
12 130 (6.55%) Workflow
13 121 (6.10%) Asset Management
14 105 (5.29%) Migration
15 96 (4.84%) E-Commerce
16 95 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
17 88 (4.44%) User Stories
18 86 (4.33%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 269 (13.56%) SQL
2 73 (3.68%) Java
3 53 (2.67%) C#
4 35 (1.76%) VBA
5 27 (1.36%) JavaScript
6 17 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 16 (0.81%) C
8 13 (0.66%) Python
8 13 (0.66%) PL/SQL
9 10 (0.50%) C++
10 8 (0.40%) Perl
10 8 (0.40%) VB
11 7 (0.35%) Apex Code
12 6 (0.30%) Ruby
12 6 (0.30%) PHP
13 5 (0.25%) COBOL
13 5 (0.25%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.25%) JCL
13 5 (0.25%) Scala
14 3 (0.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 197 (9.93%) Degree
2 101 (5.09%) ISEB
3 44 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 41 (2.07%) Security Cleared
5 33 (1.66%) PMP
6 23 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (0.91%) IIBA
9 16 (0.81%) CBAP
10 10 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.35%) CIMA
13 6 (0.30%) MBA
14 5 (0.25%) ACCA
14 5 (0.25%) CISSP
15 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.20%) CISA
15 4 (0.20%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.54%) QA
2 41 (2.07%) EMIR
3 33 (1.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 29 (1.46%) Basel III
5 18 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.86%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.81%) CRD IV
8 11 (0.55%) MiFID
9 10 (0.50%) AIFMD
10 9 (0.45%) COREP
11 8 (0.40%) FINREP
11 8 (0.40%) FATCA
12 6 (0.30%) SLA
12 6 (0.30%) UCITS
13 5 (0.25%) Basel II
13 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (0.25%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
15 1 (0.050%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (0.40%) XenApp
2 6 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.20%) Varnish
5 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.050%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.050%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.40%) Control-M
3 5 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.050%) Salt
6 1 (0.050%) Puppet
Vendors
1 132 (6.65%) Microsoft
2 110 (5.54%) Oracle
3 79 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
4 76 (3.83%) SAP
5 42 (2.12%) Business Objects
6 25 (1.26%) Cognos
7 23 (1.16%) IBM
7 23 (1.16%) Tableau
8 22 (1.11%) Charles River
9 19 (0.96%) JDA
10 16 (0.81%) Siebel
11 15 (0.76%) hybris
12 14 (0.71%) Misys
13 13 (0.66%) thinkFolio
14 12 (0.60%) HP
15 11 (0.55%) Murex
16 10 (0.50%) SunGard
16 10 (0.50%) Citrix
16 10 (0.50%) Northgate
17 9 (0.45%) Calypso
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