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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 58 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 720 940 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.43% 4.29% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 5.48% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 687 697
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£475 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £80.00 £75.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -15 189 £475 -5.00% 99
Docklands, London +3 5 £550 +10.00% 3
Canary Wharf +2 5 £450 -5.26%
Croydon -4 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £349 -
Feltham +1 1 £388 -0.32%
Westminster - 1 £225 -
Uxbridge - 1 £330 -
Beckenham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 621 (38.31%) Finance
2 470 (28.99%) Banking
3 386 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 303 (18.69%) Project Management
5 272 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 247 (15.24%) Investment Banking
7 243 (14.99%) SQL
8 218 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
9 182 (11.23%) Front Office
10 163 (10.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 158 (9.75%) Data Analysis
12 141 (8.70%) Microsoft
13 140 (8.64%) MS Excel
14 133 (8.20%) Degree
15 131 (8.08%) Retail
16 127 (7.83%) Data Modelling
17 125 (7.71%) Scrum
18 122 (7.53%) Migration
19 119 (7.34%) Derivative
20 115 (7.09%) Use Case
21 112 (6.91%) MS Visio
22 107 (6.60%) Change Management
23 102 (6.29%) PRINCE2
23 102 (6.29%) Oracle
23 102 (6.29%) Workflow
24 98 (6.05%) CRM
25 91 (5.61%) E-Commerce
26 90 (5.55%) ISEB
26 90 (5.55%) GAP Analysis
27 89 (5.49%) Business Intelligence

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 52 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.48%) CMS
3 14 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 13 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (0.56%) SAS
5 9 (0.56%) Confluence
6 8 (0.49%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.31%) Apache
7 5 (0.31%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
8 4 (0.25%) Lync
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.19%) Documentum
9 3 (0.19%) Drupal
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.12%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.12%) Moodle
10 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 140 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 112 (6.91%) MS Visio
3 77 (4.75%) MS Office
4 61 (3.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (3.21%) MS Project
6 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.062%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.062%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.062%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.062%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 26 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.99%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.56%) Endur
3 9 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.49%) Loan IQ
4 8 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (0.43%) ZaiNet
6 5 (0.31%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.31%) HiPortfolio
6 5 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.25%) Agresso
7 4 (0.25%) SAP HR
7 4 (0.25%) Maximo
7 4 (0.25%) Summit
8 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
8 3 (0.19%) Algo Collateral
8 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.12%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.11%) SaaS
2 9 (0.56%) Force.com
3 7 (0.43%) Office 365
4 6 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.37%) IaaS
5 2 (0.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.062%) Taleo
6 1 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.062%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.062%) PaaS
6 1 (0.062%) LucidChart
6 1 (0.062%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.05%) HTTP
2 12 (0.74%) VLAN
3 7 (0.43%) Intranet
4 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.19%) Internet
5 3 (0.19%) DSL
6 2 (0.12%) NFC
6 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.12%) 4G
6 2 (0.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.062%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.062%) VoIP
7 1 (0.062%) FTP
7 1 (0.062%) DNS
7 1 (0.062%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 32 (1.97%) Oracle Database
5 23 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (1.36%) QlikView
6 22 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (1.11%) Big Data
8 14 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.49%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.37%) Data Mart
14 5 (0.31%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.31%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.31%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 45 (2.78%) JIRA
2 18 (1.11%) Maven
3 15 (0.93%) Subversion
4 11 (0.68%) JUnit
5 10 (0.62%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.49%) Selenium
6 8 (0.49%) ClearQuest
6 8 (0.49%) Ant
6 8 (0.49%) CruiseControl
7 7 (0.43%) Hudson
8 6 (0.37%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.37%) MSTest
8 6 (0.37%) TestDirector
9 5 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.31%) Toad
9 5 (0.31%) Mockito
9 5 (0.31%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.25%) RequisitePro
10 4 (0.25%) NUnit
General
1 621 (38.31%) Finance
2 470 (28.99%) Banking
3 247 (15.24%) Investment Banking
4 182 (11.23%) Front Office
5 131 (8.08%) Retail
6 86 (5.31%) Back Office
7 80 (4.94%) Legal
8 43 (2.65%) Marketing
9 42 (2.59%) Financial Institution
10 41 (2.53%) Law
11 33 (2.04%) Retail Banking
12 28 (1.73%) Advertising
13 25 (1.54%) Publishing
14 15 (0.93%) Telecoms
15 11 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
16 10 (0.62%) Automotive
17 9 (0.56%) Games
17 9 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
18 8 (0.49%) Private Banking
18 8 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1197 (73.84%) Analyst
2 1077 (66.44%) Business Analyst
3 139 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 93 (5.74%) Developer
5 88 (5.43%) Banking Business Analyst
6 78 (4.81%) Data Analyst
7 74 (4.57%) Senior Analyst
8 71 (4.38%) Agile Business Analyst
9 66 (4.07%) Consultant
10 63 (3.89%) Senior Business Analyst
11 58 (3.58%) Architect
12 51 (3.15%) Business Manager
13 47 (2.90%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 45 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
14 45 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
15 43 (2.65%) Technical Business Analyst
15 43 (2.65%) IT Business Analyst
16 36 (2.22%) Business Project Manager
17 33 (2.04%) Lead Business Analyst
18 32 (1.97%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.89%) XML
2 59 (3.64%) .NET
3 51 (3.15%) HTML
4 28 (1.73%) Spring
5 26 (1.60%) SOAP
5 26 (1.60%) FpML
6 23 (1.42%) HTML5
7 20 (1.23%) Web Services
8 14 (0.86%) XSLT
9 13 (0.80%) J2EE
9 13 (0.80%) CSS
9 13 (0.80%) JDBC
9 13 (0.80%) Middleware
10 12 (0.74%) Visualforce
10 12 (0.74%) ASP.NET
11 11 (0.68%) jQuery
11 11 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (0.62%) Spring MVC
12 10 (0.62%) Hibernate
12 10 (0.62%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 218 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (7.34%) Derivative
3 76 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 62 (3.82%) Fixed Income
4 62 (3.82%) Equities
5 61 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 61 (3.76%) Market Risk
6 47 (2.90%) User Experience
7 36 (2.22%) Credit Risk
8 32 (1.97%) Reference Data
9 28 (1.73%) Credit Derivative
10 25 (1.54%) Visualisation
10 25 (1.54%) SWIFT
11 22 (1.36%) Computer Science
12 16 (0.99%) Economics
13 15 (0.93%) Data Integration
14 14 (0.86%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.80%) PMI
15 13 (0.80%) Mobile App
15 13 (0.80%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (3.45%) Windows
2 31 (1.91%) UNIX
3 16 (0.99%) Linux
4 15 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 12 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.49%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.43%) Android
8 6 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.062%) SUSE
10 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (18.69%) Project Management
3 272 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 163 (10.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 158 (9.75%) Data Analysis
6 127 (7.83%) Data Modelling
7 125 (7.71%) Scrum
8 122 (7.53%) Migration
9 115 (7.09%) Use Case
10 107 (6.60%) Change Management
11 102 (6.29%) PRINCE2
11 102 (6.29%) Workflow
12 98 (6.05%) CRM
13 91 (5.61%) E-Commerce
14 90 (5.55%) GAP Analysis
15 89 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
16 81 (5.00%) Asset Management
17 78 (4.81%) UML
18 75 (4.63%) Risk Management
18 75 (4.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 243 (14.99%) SQL
2 84 (5.18%) Java
3 58 (3.58%) C#
4 34 (2.10%) VBA
4 34 (2.10%) JavaScript
5 22 (1.36%) C
6 16 (0.99%) Python
7 13 (0.80%) T-SQL
7 13 (0.80%) C++
7 13 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 13 (0.80%) Apex Code
8 12 (0.74%) VB.NET
9 8 (0.49%) Groovy
9 8 (0.49%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.43%) Scala
11 6 (0.37%) VB
11 6 (0.37%) Perl
11 6 (0.37%) PHP
12 5 (0.31%) R
13 4 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 133 (8.20%) Degree
2 90 (5.55%) ISEB
3 36 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 20 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 14 (0.86%) IIBA
5 14 (0.86%) CBAP
5 14 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.68%) PMP
8 9 (0.56%) MBA
8 9 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.31%) CIPD
11 4 (0.25%) APMG
11 4 (0.25%) CCA
11 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.19%) Siebel Certification
12 3 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.94%) QA
2 27 (1.67%) EMIR
3 25 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 22 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 19 (1.17%) Basel III
6 17 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
7 12 (0.74%) Solvency II
8 10 (0.62%) FATCA
9 7 (0.43%) MiFID
10 6 (0.37%) Basel II
10 6 (0.37%) SLA
11 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.25%) COREP
13 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.12%) COBIT
14 2 (0.12%) UCITS
14 2 (0.12%) FINREP
15 1 (0.062%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.062%) GxP
15 1 (0.062%) CRD IV
System Software
1 8 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.12%) XenApp
2 2 (0.12%) Varnish
2 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.062%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.062%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.74%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.12%) SCCM
3 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.062%) Control-M
4 1 (0.062%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.062%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.062%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.062%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 141 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 102 (6.29%) Oracle
3 50 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 37 (2.28%) SAP
5 34 (2.10%) Siebel
6 27 (1.67%) Cognos
7 26 (1.60%) HP
8 23 (1.42%) IBM
9 22 (1.36%) Murex
9 22 (1.36%) Business Objects
10 19 (1.17%) Calypso
11 18 (1.11%) Citrix
12 16 (0.99%) Bloomberg
12 16 (0.99%) Sybase
13 13 (0.80%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.80%) Tableau
14 12 (0.74%) thinkFolio
14 12 (0.74%) Actimize
15 11 (0.68%) GoldenSource
16 10 (0.62%) Adobe
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