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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 40 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1030 946 1187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.35% 3.95% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 4.99% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 745 678 876
Average daily rate
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£480 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £50.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.00% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £21.62 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.28 £184.00 £47.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £31.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +63.63%
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
18950 18955 19371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.97% 79.16% 78.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13553 13216 13545
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 218 237
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.62 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +8 232 £488 +1.56% 67
Canary Wharf 0 15 £475 +18.75%
Kingston Upon Thames +5 11 £469 - 3
Docklands, London -8 11 £585 +6.36%
Croydon -13 6 £418 -2.90%
Paddington - 5 £500 -
Feltham -9 4 £425 -5.55%
Bromley - 4 £170 -
Brentford - 2 £350 -
Ealing - 2 £390 -
Hackney - 2 £325 -
Wimbledon - 2 £410 -
Hammersmith - 1 £448 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 860 (43.90%) Finance
2 555 (28.33%) Banking
3 426 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
4 374 (19.09%) Project Management
5 361 (18.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 305 (15.57%) SQL
7 286 (14.60%) Investment Banking
8 261 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
9 201 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 199 (10.16%) Microsoft
11 181 (9.24%) Data Analysis
12 169 (8.63%) Change Management
13 168 (8.58%) MS Excel
14 165 (8.42%) Use Case
14 165 (8.42%) Degree
15 136 (6.94%) Derivative
16 133 (6.79%) Retail
17 132 (6.74%) Scrum
18 129 (6.58%) PRINCE2
19 127 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
20 126 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
21 121 (6.18%) Data Modelling
22 119 (6.07%) CRM
23 117 (5.97%) SDLC
24 116 (5.92%) Front Office
25 115 (5.87%) Fixed Income
26 113 (5.77%) Workflow
27 109 (5.56%) Oracle
28 106 (5.41%) Migration
28 106 (5.41%) Asset Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 97 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.63%) CMS
3 23 (1.17%) SAS
4 17 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (0.51%) Confluence
7 9 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 8 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.31%) LiveLink
11 5 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.20%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.20%) MS Project Server
12 4 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.20%) IIS
13 3 (0.15%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.15%) Lotus Domino
13 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.15%) Moodle
Applications
1 168 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 104 (5.31%) MS Visio
3 101 (5.16%) MS Office
4 81 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 45 (2.30%) MS Project
6 18 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.31%) SPSS
8 5 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.20%) Open Workbench
10 3 (0.15%) FastStats
11 2 (0.10%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 43 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.77%) SAP CO
2 15 (0.77%) SAP FI
2 15 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.41%) SAP FI-GL
5 7 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
6 6 (0.31%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.31%) Findur
6 6 (0.31%) Agresso
7 5 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
7 5 (0.26%) Summit
7 5 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle AGIS
8 4 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.20%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.38%) SaaS
2 17 (0.87%) Office 365
3 14 (0.71%) PaaS
4 10 (0.51%) Force.com
4 10 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
5 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.20%) Taleo
7 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.10%) Yammer
8 1 (0.051%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.051%) GitHub
8 1 (0.051%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.53%) Intranet
2 17 (0.87%) Internet
3 6 (0.31%) LDAP
3 6 (0.31%) HTTP
4 5 (0.26%) Network Security
5 4 (0.20%) Extranet
5 4 (0.20%) VPN
6 3 (0.15%) WAN
6 3 (0.15%) Firewall
7 2 (0.10%) DSL
7 2 (0.10%) SSL
7 2 (0.10%) Broadband
7 2 (0.10%) LAN
8 1 (0.051%) SMS
8 1 (0.051%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.051%) 3G
8 1 (0.051%) MPLS
8 1 (0.051%) AMQP
8 1 (0.051%) 4G
8 1 (0.051%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
2 99 (5.05%) SQL Server
3 44 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
4 34 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (1.33%) MS Access
7 26 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.17%) Data Mining
8 23 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (1.12%) QlikView
10 19 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 18 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (0.87%) Big Data
13 15 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.61%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.41%) Spotfire
15 8 (0.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.36%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 62 (3.16%) JIRA
2 11 (0.56%) Rational Rose
3 10 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Blend
5 5 (0.26%) JUnit
5 5 (0.26%) Selenium
6 4 (0.20%) VisualAge
6 4 (0.20%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (0.15%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.15%) Gradle
7 3 (0.15%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.15%) PowerDesigner
8 2 (0.10%) PeopleTools
8 2 (0.10%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.10%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.10%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.051%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.051%) JBehave
9 1 (0.051%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 860 (43.90%) Finance
2 555 (28.33%) Banking
3 286 (14.60%) Investment Banking
4 133 (6.79%) Retail
5 116 (5.92%) Front Office
6 90 (4.59%) Legal
7 83 (4.24%) Back Office
8 76 (3.88%) Marketing
9 54 (2.76%) Law
10 50 (2.55%) Financial Institution
10 50 (2.55%) Advertising
11 27 (1.38%) Retail Banking
12 24 (1.23%) Billing
13 23 (1.17%) General Ledger
14 18 (0.92%) Telecoms
15 12 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
16 10 (0.51%) Private Banking
16 10 (0.51%) Publishing
16 10 (0.51%) Games
17 9 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1452 (74.12%) Analyst
2 1337 (68.25%) Business Analyst
3 160 (8.17%) Project Manager
4 132 (6.74%) Developer
5 118 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
6 114 (5.82%) Banking Business Analyst
7 107 (5.46%) Senior Business Analyst
8 101 (5.16%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 81 (4.13%) Architect
10 75 (3.83%) Data Analyst
11 61 (3.11%) Consultant
12 60 (3.06%) IT Business Analyst
13 59 (3.01%) Agile Business Analyst
14 57 (2.91%) Financial Business Analyst
15 52 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
16 50 (2.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 49 (2.50%) Business Manager
18 46 (2.35%) Technical Business Analyst
19 40 (2.04%) Financial Services Business Analyst
20 38 (1.94%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (4.24%) .NET
2 54 (2.76%) XML
3 41 (2.09%) HTML
4 31 (1.58%) Web Services
5 24 (1.23%) WPF
6 18 (0.92%) XSD
7 17 (0.87%) CSS
8 15 (0.77%) Middleware
9 14 (0.71%) XML Schema
9 14 (0.71%) ASP.NET
10 13 (0.66%) jQuery
11 12 (0.61%) HTML5
12 10 (0.51%) AngularJS
13 9 (0.46%) Spring
13 9 (0.46%) JSON
13 9 (0.46%) SOAP
13 9 (0.46%) FpML
14 8 (0.41%) .NET Framework
14 8 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (0.41%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 261 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (6.94%) Derivative
3 115 (5.87%) Fixed Income
4 94 (4.80%) Equities
5 86 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 81 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 56 (2.86%) User Experience
8 49 (2.50%) Credit Risk
9 44 (2.25%) Reference Data
10 37 (1.89%) Computer Science
11 33 (1.68%) Market Risk
12 30 (1.53%) SWIFT
13 29 (1.48%) Data Structures
14 28 (1.43%) Data Centre
14 28 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
15 20 (1.02%) Data Integration
16 18 (0.92%) Visualisation
17 17 (0.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 15 (0.77%) NHS
19 14 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (2.25%) Windows
2 18 (0.92%) UNIX
3 17 (0.87%) Linux
4 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.15%) Android
7 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.051%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.051%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (19.09%) Project Management
3 361 (18.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 201 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 181 (9.24%) Data Analysis
6 169 (8.63%) Change Management
7 165 (8.42%) Use Case
8 132 (6.74%) Scrum
9 129 (6.58%) PRINCE2
10 126 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
11 121 (6.18%) Data Modelling
12 119 (6.07%) CRM
13 117 (5.97%) SDLC
14 113 (5.77%) Workflow
15 106 (5.41%) Migration
15 106 (5.41%) Asset Management
16 105 (5.36%) UML
17 100 (5.10%) User Stories
18 99 (5.05%) Waterfall
19 91 (4.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 305 (15.57%) SQL
2 81 (4.13%) Java
3 58 (2.96%) C#
4 39 (1.99%) JavaScript
5 38 (1.94%) VBA
6 29 (1.48%) T-SQL
7 16 (0.82%) PL/SQL
8 13 (0.66%) C
9 9 (0.46%) C++
9 9 (0.46%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.46%) Scala
10 8 (0.41%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.36%) R
11 7 (0.36%) VB
12 4 (0.20%) Python
12 4 (0.20%) Perl
13 3 (0.15%) PHP
14 2 (0.10%) XQuery
14 2 (0.10%) XPath
15 1 (0.051%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 165 (8.42%) Degree
2 105 (5.36%) ISEB
3 33 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.12%) PMI Certification
5 21 (1.07%) IIBA
6 17 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (0.77%) PMP
8 14 (0.71%) CBAP
8 14 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 11 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 10 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.36%) CIMA
12 5 (0.26%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.26%) APMG
13 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.20%) ACCA
13 4 (0.20%) CISA
13 4 (0.20%) CISSP
14 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.39%) QA
2 47 (2.40%) EMIR
3 39 (1.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 37 (1.89%) MiFID
5 21 (1.07%) FATCA
6 18 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.92%) Basel III
7 11 (0.56%) Solvency II
7 11 (0.56%) SLA
8 10 (0.51%) CRD IV
9 9 (0.46%) COREP
10 8 (0.41%) GAAP
11 5 (0.26%) COBIT
11 5 (0.26%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.15%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.10%) UCITS
13 2 (0.10%) FINREP
13 2 (0.10%) Basel II
13 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.15%) Shibboleth
3 2 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
3 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.051%) XenApp
4 1 (0.051%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.051%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.051%) Varnish
4 1 (0.051%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.10%) systemd
3 2 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.051%) Control-M
4 1 (0.051%) Nagios
4 1 (0.051%) SCCM
4 1 (0.051%) SCOM
4 1 (0.051%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.051%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 199 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 109 (5.56%) Oracle
3 58 (2.96%) SAP
4 44 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (1.23%) IBM
5 24 (1.23%) ServiceNow
6 23 (1.17%) Informatica
7 22 (1.12%) Sybase
7 22 (1.12%) Cognos
8 21 (1.07%) Teradata
9 20 (1.02%) Guidewire
10 16 (0.82%) Tableau
10 16 (0.82%) Actimize
10 16 (0.82%) Calypso
11 14 (0.71%) HP
12 12 (0.61%) Bloomberg
13 11 (0.56%) Pega
14 10 (0.51%) Adobe
14 10 (0.51%) Murex
15 9 (0.46%) Mantas
London
LA International
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £75k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 to £50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago