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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 49 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 818 958 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.85% 4.36% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 5.56% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 672 685
Average daily rate
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£475 £465 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
Average hourly rate £82.50 £147.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -5.79%
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
16763 17241 15433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.81% 78.54% 76.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11902 11791 10831
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 239 249
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.56 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.98% +11.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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
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 3 March 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 -6 219 £475 -5.00% 105
Docklands, London -5 5 £550 +15.78% 2
Rainham - 3 £325 -
Feltham +1 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 £350 +1.44% 2
Wimbledon - 1 £500 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £275 - 1
Brentford - 1 £330 -
Ealing - 1 £275 - 1
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 653 (39.22%) Finance
2 484 (29.07%) Banking
3 379 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
4 305 (18.32%) Project Management
5 302 (18.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 263 (15.80%) SQL
7 256 (15.38%) Investment Banking
8 204 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
9 165 (9.91%) Front Office
10 154 (9.25%) Data Analysis
11 142 (8.53%) Microsoft
11 142 (8.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 139 (8.35%) MS Excel
13 130 (7.81%) Retail
14 129 (7.75%) Data Modelling
14 129 (7.75%) Degree
15 128 (7.69%) Use Case
16 123 (7.39%) Derivative
17 116 (6.97%) Change Management
17 116 (6.97%) Scrum
18 114 (6.85%) Migration
19 112 (6.73%) Workflow
20 108 (6.49%) MS Visio
21 107 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
22 102 (6.13%) CRM
22 102 (6.13%) Oracle
22 102 (6.13%) PRINCE2
23 97 (5.83%) E-Commerce
24 89 (5.35%) SQL Server
25 87 (5.23%) Risk Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 53 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.26%) CMS
3 17 (1.02%) Confluence
4 15 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (0.78%) SAS
7 8 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.42%) MS Project Server
9 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.24%) Apache
10 4 (0.24%) FileNet
11 3 (0.18%) Drupal
11 3 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.12%) IIS
12 2 (0.12%) JBoss
12 2 (0.12%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.12%) Documentum
12 2 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.12%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 139 (8.35%) MS Excel
2 108 (6.49%) MS Visio
3 82 (4.92%) MS Office
4 64 (3.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 53 (3.18%) MS Project
6 7 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.060%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.060%) FastStats
8 1 (0.060%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 25 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.78%) thinkFolio
3 10 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (0.42%) ZaiNet
5 7 (0.42%) Loan IQ
5 7 (0.42%) Endur
6 5 (0.30%) HiPortfolio
6 5 (0.30%) Algo Collateral
6 5 (0.30%) HFM
7 4 (0.24%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.24%) Summit
7 4 (0.24%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.18%) Maximo
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.18%) Murex MxG2000
8 3 (0.18%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.90%) SaaS
2 7 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.42%) IaaS
3 6 (0.36%) Force.com
3 6 (0.36%) Office 365
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.060%) Yammer
6 1 (0.060%) LucidChart
6 1 (0.060%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.060%) Taleo
6 1 (0.060%) PaaS
6 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.50%) HTTP
2 16 (0.96%) VLAN
3 10 (0.60%) Intranet
4 4 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.12%) VPN
5 2 (0.12%) Broadband
5 2 (0.12%) Firewall
5 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.12%) NFC
6 1 (0.060%) Network Security
6 1 (0.060%) 4G
6 1 (0.060%) Internet
6 1 (0.060%) DSL
6 1 (0.060%) LAN
6 1 (0.060%) WAN
6 1 (0.060%) FTP
6 1 (0.060%) DNS
6 1 (0.060%) SSL
6 1 (0.060%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (2.16%) Relational Database
4 31 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (1.56%) QlikView
5 26 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.14%) Big Data
7 19 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 10 (0.60%) MS Access
10 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (0.48%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.36%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.30%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 51 (3.06%) JIRA
2 18 (1.08%) Subversion
3 17 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.72%) Maven
5 10 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.48%) Selenium
7 7 (0.42%) ClearQuest
7 7 (0.42%) Ant
7 7 (0.42%) JUnit
8 6 (0.36%) CppUnit
9 5 (0.30%) Hudson
9 5 (0.30%) TestDirector
10 4 (0.24%) NUnit
10 4 (0.24%) Toad
10 4 (0.24%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.18%) Behat
11 3 (0.18%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (0.18%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.18%) RequisitePro
General
1 653 (39.22%) Finance
2 484 (29.07%) Banking
3 256 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 165 (9.91%) Front Office
5 130 (7.81%) Retail
6 73 (4.38%) Back Office
7 70 (4.20%) Legal
8 38 (2.28%) Financial Institution
9 37 (2.22%) Law
9 37 (2.22%) Marketing
10 36 (2.16%) Advertising
11 34 (2.04%) Retail Banking
12 23 (1.38%) Publishing
13 15 (0.90%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.60%) Games
15 9 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.54%) Private Banking
16 8 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.48%) French Language
16 8 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1214 (72.91%) Analyst
2 1103 (66.25%) Business Analyst
3 136 (8.17%) Project Manager
4 105 (6.31%) Developer
5 94 (5.65%) Banking Business Analyst
6 80 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
7 76 (4.56%) Consultant
8 75 (4.50%) Data Analyst
9 71 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
10 65 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
11 55 (3.30%) Architect
12 49 (2.94%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 48 (2.88%) Business Manager
14 47 (2.82%) Financial Business Analyst
15 44 (2.64%) IT Business Analyst
15 44 (2.64%) Systems Analyst
15 44 (2.64%) Technical Analyst
16 43 (2.58%) Technical Business Analyst
17 37 (2.22%) Financial Services Business Analyst
18 33 (1.98%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (3.60%) XML
2 58 (3.48%) .NET
3 53 (3.18%) HTML
4 30 (1.80%) SOAP
5 26 (1.56%) HTML5
6 23 (1.38%) Web Services
6 23 (1.38%) Spring
7 22 (1.32%) FpML
8 14 (0.84%) Middleware
9 13 (0.78%) XSLT
9 13 (0.78%) ASP.NET
9 13 (0.78%) CSS
10 10 (0.60%) WinForms
10 10 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (0.54%) WPF
12 8 (0.48%) .NET Framework
12 8 (0.48%) J2EE
13 7 (0.42%) JDBC
13 7 (0.42%) jQuery
13 7 (0.42%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 204 (12.25%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (7.39%) Derivative
3 81 (4.86%) Fixed Income
4 71 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 65 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 63 (3.78%) Equities
7 52 (3.12%) User Experience
8 50 (3.00%) Market Risk
9 33 (1.98%) Credit Risk
9 33 (1.98%) SWIFT
10 30 (1.80%) Visualisation
11 29 (1.74%) Reference Data
12 23 (1.38%) Computer Science
13 22 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
14 16 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 15 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 14 (0.84%) Economics
16 14 (0.84%) Mobile App
16 14 (0.84%) Data Integration
16 14 (0.84%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 65 (3.90%) Windows
2 35 (2.10%) UNIX
3 21 (1.26%) Linux
4 16 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.66%) Android
7 8 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.060%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (22.76%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (18.32%) Project Management
3 302 (18.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 154 (9.25%) Data Analysis
5 142 (8.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 129 (7.75%) Data Modelling
7 128 (7.69%) Use Case
8 116 (6.97%) Change Management
8 116 (6.97%) Scrum
9 114 (6.85%) Migration
10 112 (6.73%) Workflow
11 107 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
12 102 (6.13%) CRM
12 102 (6.13%) PRINCE2
13 97 (5.83%) E-Commerce
14 87 (5.23%) Risk Management
15 86 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
16 82 (4.92%) Analytics
17 81 (4.86%) ITIL
18 80 (4.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 263 (15.80%) SQL
2 83 (4.98%) Java
3 64 (3.84%) C#
4 48 (2.88%) JavaScript
5 39 (2.34%) VBA
6 24 (1.44%) C
7 21 (1.26%) T-SQL
8 18 (1.08%) C++
9 14 (0.84%) Python
9 14 (0.84%) VB.NET
10 10 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 10 (0.60%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.48%) Groovy
12 7 (0.42%) VB
12 7 (0.42%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.36%) Scala
13 6 (0.36%) Perl
14 5 (0.30%) R
15 4 (0.24%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 129 (7.75%) Degree
2 78 (4.68%) ISEB
3 38 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 24 (1.44%) VCP4
6 15 (0.90%) PMP
6 15 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.78%) IIBA
9 12 (0.72%) CBAP
10 8 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.48%) MBA
11 6 (0.36%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.24%) CIPD
12 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.12%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.32%) QA
2 27 (1.62%) EMIR
3 25 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.90%) Basel III
5 15 (0.90%) Solvency II
5 15 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
6 14 (0.84%) FATCA
7 7 (0.42%) SLA
7 7 (0.42%) MiFID
8 6 (0.36%) Basel II
9 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.18%) COREP
11 2 (0.12%) UCITS
11 2 (0.12%) COBIT
11 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.060%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.060%) GAAP
12 1 (0.060%) GxP
System Software
1 13 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.12%) XenApp
3 1 (0.060%) vSphere
3 1 (0.060%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.96%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.18%) SCCM
4 2 (0.12%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.060%) Control-M
5 1 (0.060%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.060%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.060%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 142 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 102 (6.13%) Oracle
3 47 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (2.28%) SAP
5 36 (2.16%) HP
6 35 (2.10%) Cognos
7 30 (1.80%) Siebel
8 29 (1.74%) Business Objects
8 29 (1.74%) IBM
9 27 (1.62%) Citrix
10 21 (1.26%) Sybase
10 21 (1.26%) Murex
11 19 (1.14%) Calypso
11 19 (1.14%) Tableau
12 18 (1.08%) Bloomberg
13 17 (1.02%) Red Hat
14 15 (0.90%) Actimize
15 12 (0.72%) Hyperion
16 11 (0.66%) GoldenSource
16 11 (0.66%) Mantas
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