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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 57 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 770 1019 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.38% 4.28% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 5.51% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 775 813
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £56.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.80% +26.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -18.89%
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 December 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
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 December 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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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 -18 203 £463 -6.32% 71
Docklands, London +13 8 £575 +21.05%
Canary Wharf -5 6 £450 -10.00%
Croydon +3 5 £550 +29.41% 1
Bromley +3 3 £750 +76.47%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £349 -
Uxbridge +1 1 £330 -24.57%
Westminster - 1 £225 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 658 (38.64%) Finance
2 493 (28.95%) Banking
3 420 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 331 (19.44%) Project Management
5 269 (15.80%) SQL
6 261 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 259 (15.21%) Investment Banking
8 228 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
9 179 (10.51%) Front Office
10 177 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 157 (9.22%) Data Analysis
12 151 (8.87%) Degree
13 147 (8.63%) MS Excel
14 139 (8.16%) Microsoft
15 137 (8.04%) Retail
16 133 (7.81%) Data Modelling
16 133 (7.81%) Use Case
17 127 (7.46%) Derivative
18 123 (7.22%) Scrum
19 119 (6.99%) Migration
20 110 (6.46%) Change Management
20 110 (6.46%) CRM
21 108 (6.34%) PRINCE2
22 106 (6.22%) Workflow
23 105 (6.17%) Back Office
24 103 (6.05%) E-Commerce
25 102 (5.99%) MS Visio
26 99 (5.81%) Oracle
27 96 (5.64%) ISEB
28 94 (5.52%) GAP Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 53 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.41%) CMS
3 17 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.47%) Confluence
5 8 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.41%) MS Project Server
7 6 (0.35%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.29%) SAS
8 5 (0.29%) Apache
8 5 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.23%) Lync
10 3 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.18%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.18%) Moodle
11 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.12%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.12%) Documentum
Applications
1 147 (8.63%) MS Excel
2 102 (5.99%) MS Visio
3 75 (4.40%) MS Office
4 58 (3.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 54 (3.17%) MS Project
6 12 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.059%) FastStats
7 1 (0.059%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.059%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 30 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.00%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.59%) Endur
4 8 (0.47%) Loan IQ
5 7 (0.41%) ZaiNet
6 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.35%) HiPortfolio
6 6 (0.35%) Summit
7 5 (0.29%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.23%) Maximo
8 4 (0.23%) Agresso
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.18%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.23%) SaaS
2 9 (0.53%) Force.com
3 8 (0.47%) Office 365
4 7 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.18%) GitHub
6 2 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.059%) Taleo
7 1 (0.059%) PaaS
7 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.059%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.059%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.70%) Intranet
2 7 (0.41%) Internet
2 7 (0.41%) HTTP
3 4 (0.23%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.23%) VLAN
4 3 (0.18%) DSL
4 3 (0.18%) SSL
4 3 (0.18%) LDAP
5 2 (0.12%) VPN
5 2 (0.12%) NFC
5 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.12%) 4G
6 1 (0.059%) Network Security
6 1 (0.059%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.059%) DNS
6 1 (0.059%) VoIP
6 1 (0.059%) WAN
6 1 (0.059%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 35 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 27 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (1.41%) QlikView
6 24 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 19 (1.12%) Big Data
8 15 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (0.65%) MongoDB
11 10 (0.59%) MySQL
12 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.41%) Data Mart
13 7 (0.41%) MS Access
13 7 (0.41%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (2.29%) JIRA
2 19 (1.12%) Maven
3 15 (0.88%) Subversion
4 12 (0.70%) JUnit
5 11 (0.65%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.53%) CruiseControl
6 9 (0.53%) Selenium
6 9 (0.53%) MSTest
7 8 (0.47%) Ant
8 7 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.41%) ClearQuest
8 7 (0.41%) Mockito
8 7 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.35%) TestDirector
9 6 (0.35%) Hudson
10 5 (0.29%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.29%) Toad
11 4 (0.23%) NUnit
11 4 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.23%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 658 (38.64%) Finance
2 493 (28.95%) Banking
3 259 (15.21%) Investment Banking
4 179 (10.51%) Front Office
5 137 (8.04%) Retail
6 105 (6.17%) Back Office
7 83 (4.87%) Legal
8 48 (2.82%) Marketing
9 42 (2.47%) Financial Institution
10 39 (2.29%) Law
11 33 (1.94%) Retail Banking
12 27 (1.59%) Advertising
13 26 (1.53%) Publishing
14 18 (1.06%) Telecoms
15 13 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
16 11 (0.65%) Billing
17 9 (0.53%) Automotive
17 9 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
18 7 (0.41%) Local Government
18 7 (0.41%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1255 (73.69%) Analyst
2 1121 (65.83%) Business Analyst
3 157 (9.22%) Project Manager
4 87 (5.11%) Banking Business Analyst
5 86 (5.05%) Developer
6 84 (4.93%) Agile Business Analyst
7 82 (4.82%) Data Analyst
8 74 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 68 (3.99%) Consultant
10 60 (3.52%) Senior Business Analyst
11 59 (3.46%) Architect
12 51 (2.99%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 50 (2.94%) Business Manager
14 48 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
15 46 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
16 45 (2.64%) IT Business Analyst
17 44 (2.58%) Technical Business Analyst
18 38 (2.23%) Business Project Manager
19 34 (2.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
20 33 (1.94%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (4.11%) XML
2 66 (3.88%) .NET
3 48 (2.82%) HTML
4 28 (1.64%) FpML
5 25 (1.47%) Spring
6 24 (1.41%) Web Services
7 19 (1.12%) HTML5
8 18 (1.06%) SOAP
9 16 (0.94%) ASP.NET
10 15 (0.88%) CSS
10 15 (0.88%) jQuery
11 14 (0.82%) JDBC
11 14 (0.82%) J2EE
12 13 (0.76%) Middleware
13 12 (0.70%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.70%) Hibernate
13 12 (0.70%) Spring MVC
13 12 (0.70%) Visualforce
14 10 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (0.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 228 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (7.46%) Derivative
3 84 (4.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 66 (3.88%) Market Risk
5 63 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 63 (3.70%) Equities
6 60 (3.52%) Fixed Income
7 54 (3.17%) User Experience
8 44 (2.58%) Credit Risk
9 31 (1.82%) Reference Data
10 29 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 29 (1.70%) Credit Derivative
11 26 (1.53%) Visualisation
12 23 (1.35%) SWIFT
13 22 (1.29%) Data Structures
14 16 (0.94%) Data Integration
15 15 (0.88%) Economics
15 15 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
15 15 (0.88%) PMI
16 14 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (2.82%) Windows
2 34 (2.00%) UNIX
3 17 (1.00%) Linux
4 15 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.47%) Windows XP
6 7 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.35%) Android
8 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.059%) SUSE
10 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
2 331 (19.44%) Project Management
3 261 (15.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 177 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 157 (9.22%) Data Analysis
6 133 (7.81%) Use Case
6 133 (7.81%) Data Modelling
7 123 (7.22%) Scrum
8 119 (6.99%) Migration
9 110 (6.46%) Change Management
9 110 (6.46%) CRM
10 108 (6.34%) PRINCE2
11 106 (6.22%) Workflow
12 103 (6.05%) E-Commerce
13 94 (5.52%) GAP Analysis
14 92 (5.40%) Risk Management
14 92 (5.40%) UML
15 88 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
16 86 (5.05%) Asset Management
17 84 (4.93%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 269 (15.80%) SQL
2 83 (4.87%) Java
3 56 (3.29%) C#
4 37 (2.17%) VBA
5 28 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 23 (1.35%) C
7 17 (1.00%) Python
8 15 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 14 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.76%) Apex Code
11 12 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 12 (0.70%) C++
12 10 (0.59%) VB
13 9 (0.53%) Scala
14 8 (0.47%) Groovy
14 8 (0.47%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.41%) PHP
16 6 (0.35%) Perl
16 6 (0.35%) Ruby
17 5 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 151 (8.87%) Degree
2 96 (5.64%) ISEB
3 36 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 16 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 14 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 13 (0.76%) IIBA
8 11 (0.65%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.59%) CBAP
10 9 (0.53%) PMP
11 8 (0.47%) MBA
12 7 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.29%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.23%) APMG
15 4 (0.23%) CISA
15 4 (0.23%) CIPD
15 4 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
16 3 (0.18%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.99%) QA
2 30 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 27 (1.59%) EMIR
4 21 (1.23%) Basel III
5 20 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 19 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 9 (0.53%) FATCA
7 9 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.41%) Basel II
8 7 (0.41%) SLA
9 6 (0.35%) MiFID
10 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.23%) COREP
12 3 (0.18%) UCITS
13 2 (0.12%) FINREP
13 2 (0.12%) AIFMD
13 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 2 (0.12%) COBIT
14 1 (0.059%) GxP
14 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.18%) Varnish
3 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.12%) XenApp
4 1 (0.059%) vSphere
4 1 (0.059%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.18%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.12%) Control-M
4 2 (0.12%) SCCM
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.059%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 139 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 99 (5.81%) Oracle
3 52 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
4 43 (2.52%) SAP
5 30 (1.76%) Siebel
6 24 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 24 (1.41%) Murex
7 23 (1.35%) Cognos
7 23 (1.35%) IBM
8 17 (1.00%) Tableau
9 16 (0.94%) HP
10 15 (0.88%) Calypso
10 15 (0.88%) Bloomberg
11 11 (0.65%) Actimize
11 11 (0.65%) Sybase
11 11 (0.65%) thinkFolio
12 10 (0.59%) GoldenSource
13 9 (0.53%) ION Trading
13 9 (0.53%) Misys
13 9 (0.53%) SunGard
London
Peopleworks
Rate: From £375 to £400 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £450 per day part remote
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £425 to £470 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 10 days ago
London
New Gen Technology
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + Extension
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £401450 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £370.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago