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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 42 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 901 949 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.09% 4.21% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 5.38% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 699 781
Average daily rate
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£480 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.46% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £30.00 £53.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.92% -60.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +20.00%
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
17284 17642 16796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.43% 78.20% 78.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12221 12641 11548
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
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 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 228 261
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.80 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £50.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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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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 -1 255 £475 - 95
Docklands, London -2 7 £550 +14.58% 1
Canary Wharf -9 6 £563 +55.17%
Paddington -5 3 £413 +58.65%
Croydon -5 3 £400 -16.66%
Beckenham - 1 £325 -
Westminster - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £426 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 736 (42.72%) Finance
2 464 (26.93%) Banking
3 377 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
4 332 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 319 (18.51%) Project Management
6 266 (15.44%) SQL
7 243 (14.10%) Investment Banking
8 236 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
9 175 (10.16%) Microsoft
10 164 (9.52%) Use Case
11 158 (9.17%) Degree
12 150 (8.71%) MS Excel
13 148 (8.59%) Change Management
14 139 (8.07%) Front Office
14 139 (8.07%) Data Analysis
15 136 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 128 (7.43%) Retail
17 125 (7.25%) Scrum
18 118 (6.85%) Data Modelling
19 117 (6.79%) Workflow
20 113 (6.56%) Derivative
21 111 (6.44%) CRM
22 108 (6.27%) PRINCE2
23 106 (6.15%) Fixed Income
24 105 (6.09%) UML
25 104 (6.04%) SQL Server
25 104 (6.04%) MS Visio
26 102 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
27 100 (5.80%) Oracle
27 100 (5.80%) Asset Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 68 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.33%) SAS
3 21 (1.22%) CMS
4 18 (1.04%) Confluence
5 14 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.29%) MS Project Server
9 5 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.23%) FileNet
11 3 (0.17%) Apache
11 3 (0.17%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.17%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.17%) Lync
12 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 150 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 104 (6.04%) MS Visio
3 77 (4.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 70 (4.06%) MS Office
5 51 (2.96%) MS Project
6 12 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.12%) SPSS
9 2 (0.12%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.058%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.058%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 30 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.64%) Cognos TM1
3 11 (0.64%) SAP CO
3 11 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (0.64%) SAP FI
4 10 (0.58%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.41%) Summit
6 6 (0.35%) SAP FI-GL
6 6 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.35%) HFM
7 5 (0.29%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.23%) Unica
8 4 (0.23%) Algo Collateral
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.23%) Endur
9 3 (0.17%) Tridion
9 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.87%) SaaS
2 11 (0.64%) PaaS
3 10 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
4 7 (0.41%) IaaS
5 6 (0.35%) Force.com
5 6 (0.35%) Office 365
6 5 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.23%) Taleo
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
10 1 (0.058%) Yammer
10 1 (0.058%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.058%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.058%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.39%) HTTP
2 16 (0.93%) Intranet
3 14 (0.81%) VLAN
4 8 (0.46%) Internet
5 5 (0.29%) Firewall
6 3 (0.17%) Broadband
6 3 (0.17%) Network Security
7 2 (0.12%) Extranet
7 2 (0.12%) LDAP
7 2 (0.12%) VPN
7 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.058%) DNS
8 1 (0.058%) FTP
8 1 (0.058%) LAN
8 1 (0.058%) WAN
8 1 (0.058%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.058%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 93 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (1.39%) QlikView
4 24 (1.39%) MS Access
5 23 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.16%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.10%) Data Mining
8 17 (0.99%) Big Data
9 14 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (0.64%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.46%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.41%) WebFOCUS
13 7 (0.41%) DB2
13 7 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.41%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 63 (3.66%) JIRA
2 13 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 12 (0.70%) Rational Rose
4 10 (0.58%) Subversion
5 8 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.35%) CppUnit
7 5 (0.29%) JUnit
8 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Blend
8 4 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.17%) Maven
9 3 (0.17%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.17%) RequisitePro
9 3 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.17%) ClearQuest
9 3 (0.17%) Selenium
10 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (0.12%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 736 (42.72%) Finance
2 464 (26.93%) Banking
3 243 (14.10%) Investment Banking
4 139 (8.07%) Front Office
5 128 (7.43%) Retail
6 74 (4.29%) Legal
7 60 (3.48%) Back Office
8 56 (3.25%) Marketing
9 50 (2.90%) Advertising
10 44 (2.55%) Law
11 42 (2.44%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.45%) Retail Banking
13 20 (1.16%) Telecoms
14 19 (1.10%) Publishing
15 14 (0.81%) Billing
16 11 (0.64%) Games
16 11 (0.64%) Private Banking
17 10 (0.58%) French Language
18 9 (0.52%) General Ledger
19 6 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1245 (72.26%) Analyst
2 1137 (65.99%) Business Analyst
3 136 (7.89%) Developer
4 124 (7.20%) Project Manager
5 90 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
6 80 (4.64%) Senior Business Analyst
7 79 (4.59%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 71 (4.12%) Banking Business Analyst
8 71 (4.12%) Architect
8 71 (4.12%) Data Analyst
9 67 (3.89%) Consultant
10 60 (3.48%) Agile Business Analyst
11 47 (2.73%) Financial Business Analyst
12 46 (2.67%) IT Business Analyst
13 44 (2.55%) Technical Analyst
14 42 (2.44%) Technical Business Analyst
15 40 (2.32%) Financial Services Business Analyst
16 39 (2.26%) Systems Analyst
17 37 (2.15%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 36 (2.09%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (5.11%) .NET
2 64 (3.71%) XML
3 56 (3.25%) HTML
4 31 (1.80%) SOAP
5 30 (1.74%) Web Services
6 27 (1.57%) HTML5
7 24 (1.39%) Middleware
8 23 (1.33%) WPF
9 21 (1.22%) FpML
10 17 (0.99%) CSS
11 15 (0.87%) Spring
12 14 (0.81%) ASP.NET
13 13 (0.75%) WinForms
13 13 (0.75%) XSLT
14 12 (0.70%) .NET Framework
14 12 (0.70%) XML Schema
15 9 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
16 8 (0.46%) XSD
17 6 (0.35%) jQuery
17 6 (0.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 236 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (6.56%) Derivative
3 106 (6.15%) Fixed Income
4 73 (4.24%) Equities
5 69 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 63 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 63 (3.66%) User Experience
7 44 (2.55%) SWIFT
8 34 (1.97%) Market Risk
9 33 (1.92%) Reference Data
9 33 (1.92%) Credit Risk
10 28 (1.63%) Computer Science
11 26 (1.51%) Visualisation
12 23 (1.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 19 (1.10%) Data Integration
14 18 (1.04%) Hedge funds
15 17 (0.99%) Data Structures
16 16 (0.93%) Credit Derivative
17 14 (0.81%) Data Centre
18 13 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (3.08%) Windows
2 31 (1.80%) UNIX
3 18 (1.04%) Linux
4 14 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (0.52%) Android
6 6 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.058%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.058%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 319 (18.51%) Project Management
4 164 (9.52%) Use Case
5 148 (8.59%) Change Management
6 139 (8.07%) Data Analysis
7 136 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 125 (7.25%) Scrum
9 118 (6.85%) Data Modelling
10 117 (6.79%) Workflow
11 111 (6.44%) CRM
12 108 (6.27%) PRINCE2
13 105 (6.09%) UML
14 102 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
15 100 (5.80%) Asset Management
16 95 (5.51%) ITIL
17 87 (5.05%) SDLC
18 86 (4.99%) Migration
19 84 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
19 84 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 266 (15.44%) SQL
2 83 (4.82%) Java
3 72 (4.18%) C#
4 49 (2.84%) JavaScript
5 38 (2.21%) VBA
6 29 (1.68%) T-SQL
7 17 (0.99%) C++
8 16 (0.93%) C
9 13 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.46%) VB
11 7 (0.41%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.41%) R
12 6 (0.35%) Apex Code
12 6 (0.35%) Python
13 5 (0.29%) Perl
13 5 (0.29%) Scala
14 2 (0.12%) XPath
14 2 (0.12%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 158 (9.17%) Degree
2 78 (4.53%) ISEB
3 31 (1.80%) PMI Certification
4 29 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.28%) PMP
6 18 (1.04%) IIBA
7 17 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (0.75%) CBAP
9 11 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.58%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.46%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.29%) CIMA
13 4 (0.23%) CISSP
14 3 (0.17%) MBA
14 3 (0.17%) CISMP
14 3 (0.17%) ACCA
14 3 (0.17%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.17%) CIPD
15 2 (0.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.41%) QA
2 31 (1.80%) EMIR
3 22 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 20 (1.16%) FATCA
4 20 (1.16%) Solvency II
5 18 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.99%) MiFID
7 10 (0.58%) Basel III
7 10 (0.58%) SLA
8 7 (0.41%) GAAP
8 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.35%) COREP
10 5 (0.29%) CRD IV
10 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.17%) FINREP
12 3 (0.17%) COBIT
13 2 (0.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 15 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.058%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.058%) XenApp
3 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.058%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.81%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.12%) SCCM
5 1 (0.058%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.058%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.058%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.058%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.058%) Control-M
5 1 (0.058%) SCOM
5 1 (0.058%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 175 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 100 (5.80%) Oracle
3 48 (2.79%) SAP
4 42 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (1.86%) HP
5 32 (1.86%) IBM
6 31 (1.80%) Cognos
6 31 (1.80%) Business Objects
7 28 (1.63%) Sybase
8 23 (1.33%) Tableau
9 22 (1.28%) Citrix
10 21 (1.22%) Calypso
11 19 (1.10%) Guidewire
12 18 (1.04%) Actimize
13 16 (0.93%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.87%) Hyperion
15 14 (0.81%) Murex
15 14 (0.81%) Adobe
16 13 (0.75%) WorldPay
16 13 (0.75%) Informatica
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Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £500 - £560 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Rate: Up to £550 per annum
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
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ReThink Recruitment
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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