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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 47 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 951 1220 1431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.91% 4.82% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 6.29% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 901 1043
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 12
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -43.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £16.90 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £184.00 £47.30 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £33.55
% change year-on-year
+65.78% -43.36%
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
18765 19408 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.17% 76.61% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13081 13605 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 235 359
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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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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 -15 233 £475 - 111
Docklands, London +3 12 £550 +15.78% 1
Canary Wharf +14 7 £400 +14.28%
Uxbridge 0 6 £418 +11.33%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 3 - - 1
Croydon -4 1 £430 +22.85%
Twickenham - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Chessington - - - - 1
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 671 (35.32%) Finance
2 482 (25.37%) Banking
3 424 (22.32%) Project Management
4 299 (15.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 269 (14.16%) SQL
6 260 (13.68%) Investment Banking
7 206 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
8 196 (10.32%) Degree
9 194 (10.21%) Front Office
10 183 (9.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 166 (8.74%) Retail
12 164 (8.63%) Data Analysis
13 160 (8.42%) MS Excel
13 160 (8.42%) Use Case
14 154 (8.11%) CRM
15 150 (7.89%) Change Management
16 143 (7.53%) PRINCE2
17 141 (7.42%) Data Modelling
18 135 (7.11%) Workflow
18 135 (7.11%) Scrum
19 128 (6.74%) UML
20 127 (6.68%) Microsoft
20 127 (6.68%) Risk Management
21 122 (6.42%) Asset Management
22 121 (6.37%) Derivative
23 120 (6.32%) MS Visio
24 119 (6.26%) Back Office
25 115 (6.05%) Migration
25 115 (6.05%) Oracle
26 101 (5.32%) ISEB

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 64 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.58%) SAS
3 24 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (1.16%) CMS
5 15 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (0.37%) MS Project Server
8 6 (0.32%) Drupal
8 6 (0.32%) Confluence
8 6 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.32%) IIS
9 5 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.16%) Lync
11 3 (0.16%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.16%) Documentum
11 3 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 160 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 120 (6.32%) MS Visio
3 71 (3.74%) MS Project
4 67 (3.53%) MS Office
4 67 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.32%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.053%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.053%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.42%) Markit EDM
3 23 (1.21%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (0.37%) Summit
5 6 (0.32%) LatentZero
5 6 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.32%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.26%) SunGard GMI
6 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.21%) Salerio
7 4 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.21%) Tridion
7 4 (0.21%) Endur
7 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (0.16%) SAP MM
8 3 (0.16%) SAP WM
8 3 (0.16%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.58%) Force.com
2 9 (0.47%) SaaS
3 8 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.32%) Office 365
5 4 (0.21%) GitHub
6 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.11%) Heroku
8 1 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.053%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.053%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.95%) Intranet
2 17 (0.89%) Internet
3 7 (0.37%) SSL
4 6 (0.32%) Firewall
5 5 (0.26%) Extranet
5 5 (0.26%) LDAP
6 4 (0.21%) HTTP
6 4 (0.21%) VPN
7 3 (0.16%) VoIP
7 3 (0.16%) DSL
7 3 (0.16%) Wireless
7 3 (0.16%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.11%) 4G
8 2 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.11%) SAN
8 2 (0.11%) DNS
9 1 (0.053%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.053%) PPP
9 1 (0.053%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 72 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (1.79%) Data Mining
3 34 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 30 (1.58%) Relational Database
6 23 (1.21%) QlikView
7 22 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (0.89%) MySQL
9 16 (0.84%) MS Access
10 15 (0.79%) MongoDB
11 14 (0.74%) Big Data
12 13 (0.68%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.47%) Data Mart
15 9 (0.47%) DB2
15 9 (0.47%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 43 (2.26%) JIRA
2 21 (1.11%) JUnit
2 21 (1.11%) Maven
3 19 (1.00%) CruiseControl
4 16 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.68%) MSTest
6 12 (0.63%) Mockito
6 12 (0.63%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
7 9 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.37%) jMock
8 7 (0.37%) Hudson
9 6 (0.32%) Selenium
9 6 (0.32%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.32%) Subversion
10 5 (0.26%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.26%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.26%) NSubstitute
11 4 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 671 (35.32%) Finance
2 482 (25.37%) Banking
3 260 (13.68%) Investment Banking
4 194 (10.21%) Front Office
5 166 (8.74%) Retail
6 119 (6.26%) Back Office
7 70 (3.68%) Legal
8 51 (2.68%) Marketing
9 43 (2.26%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.74%) Publishing
11 28 (1.47%) Advertising
12 27 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
12 27 (1.42%) Billing
12 27 (1.42%) Law
13 22 (1.16%) Retail Banking
14 20 (1.05%) Telecoms
15 12 (0.63%) Local Government
15 12 (0.63%) German Language
16 11 (0.58%) Private Banking
17 9 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 1392 (73.26%) Analyst
2 1258 (66.21%) Business Analyst
3 176 (9.26%) Project Manager
4 97 (5.11%) Developer
5 91 (4.79%) Consultant
5 91 (4.79%) Agile Business Analyst
6 87 (4.58%) Banking Business Analyst
7 86 (4.53%) Senior Analyst
8 77 (4.05%) Architect
8 77 (4.05%) Data Analyst
9 75 (3.95%) Senior Business Analyst
10 68 (3.58%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 53 (2.79%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 52 (2.74%) Business Manager
13 49 (2.58%) Systems Analyst
14 47 (2.47%) IT Business Analyst
15 46 (2.42%) Technical Analyst
16 45 (2.37%) Technical Business Analyst
17 41 (2.16%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
18 39 (2.05%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.68%) .NET
2 56 (2.95%) XML
3 42 (2.21%) HTML
4 40 (2.11%) Web Services
5 26 (1.37%) J2EE
5 26 (1.37%) CSS
5 26 (1.37%) Spring
6 20 (1.05%) JDBC
6 20 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 18 (0.95%) FpML
7 18 (0.95%) Spring MVC
8 17 (0.89%) jQuery
8 17 (0.89%) Middleware
9 16 (0.84%) HTML5
9 16 (0.84%) .NET Framework
10 15 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (0.79%) Hibernate
11 14 (0.74%) Mason
12 13 (0.68%) WCF
13 12 (0.63%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.37%) Derivative
2 88 (4.63%) Management Information System
3 82 (4.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 69 (3.63%) Fixed Income
5 63 (3.32%) Market Risk
6 60 (3.16%) Equities
7 58 (3.05%) Credit Risk
8 35 (1.84%) Credit Derivative
9 28 (1.47%) Reference Data
10 27 (1.42%) Mathematics
11 21 (1.11%) Computer Science
11 21 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.05%) iPad
13 19 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
14 18 (0.95%) Open Source
15 16 (0.84%) Data Extraction
15 16 (0.84%) FMCG
16 14 (0.74%) Social Media
17 13 (0.68%) Data Integration
17 13 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (2.16%) Windows
2 30 (1.58%) UNIX
3 16 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 15 (0.79%) Android
5 11 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.37%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.32%) Linux
8 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.053%) VMS
9 1 (0.053%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.053%) Solaris
9 1 (0.053%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (22.32%) Project Management
2 299 (15.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 206 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
4 183 (9.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 164 (8.63%) Data Analysis
6 160 (8.42%) Use Case
7 154 (8.11%) CRM
8 150 (7.89%) Change Management
9 143 (7.53%) PRINCE2
10 141 (7.42%) Data Modelling
11 135 (7.11%) Scrum
11 135 (7.11%) Workflow
12 128 (6.74%) UML
13 127 (6.68%) Risk Management
14 122 (6.42%) Asset Management
15 115 (6.05%) Migration
16 87 (4.58%) GAP Analysis
16 87 (4.58%) User Stories
17 83 (4.37%) E-Commerce
18 81 (4.26%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 269 (14.16%) SQL
2 74 (3.89%) Java
3 50 (2.63%) C#
4 32 (1.68%) VBA
5 23 (1.21%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.00%) C
7 15 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 14 (0.74%) Python
9 11 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.58%) Apex Code
10 8 (0.42%) VB
11 7 (0.37%) C++
12 6 (0.32%) PHP
12 6 (0.32%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.26%) JCL
13 5 (0.26%) COBOL
13 5 (0.26%) Scala
13 5 (0.26%) Ruby
14 4 (0.21%) Perl
15 3 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 196 (10.32%) Degree
2 101 (5.32%) ISEB
3 41 (2.16%) PMI Certification
4 34 (1.79%) PMP
5 27 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 19 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (0.95%) IIBA
8 16 (0.84%) SC Cleared
9 14 (0.74%) CBAP
10 9 (0.47%) MBA
11 8 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.32%) CIMA
14 5 (0.26%) CISA
14 5 (0.26%) CISSP
14 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.21%) CIPD
15 4 (0.21%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.84%) QA
2 36 (1.89%) EMIR
3 25 (1.32%) Basel III
3 25 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
4 22 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 21 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.58%) MiFID
8 8 (0.42%) CRD IV
8 8 (0.42%) AIFMD
9 6 (0.32%) UCITS
9 6 (0.32%) FATCA
9 6 (0.32%) Basel II
10 5 (0.26%) SLA
10 5 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.26%) COREP
11 4 (0.21%) FINREP
12 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.053%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.21%) XenApp
2 4 (0.21%) Varnish
3 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.053%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.42%) Control-M
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.26%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.053%) Salt
5 1 (0.053%) Puppet
Vendors
1 127 (6.68%) Microsoft
2 115 (6.05%) Oracle
3 76 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 68 (3.58%) SAP
5 34 (1.79%) Business Objects
6 22 (1.16%) Charles River
7 19 (1.00%) IBM
7 19 (1.00%) JDA
7 19 (1.00%) Tableau
8 17 (0.89%) Cognos
9 16 (0.84%) Murex
9 16 (0.84%) Misys
10 15 (0.79%) Siebel
11 13 (0.68%) thinkFolio
12 12 (0.63%) Calypso
13 10 (0.53%) SunGard
13 10 (0.53%) Bloomberg
14 9 (0.47%) HP
14 9 (0.47%) Adobe
14 9 (0.47%) hybris
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £380 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: Negotiable (depending on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Absolute Solution Limited
Rate: From £380 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago