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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 41 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 957 1014 1045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.26% 4.41% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.44% 5.64% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 744 773
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£475 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Average hourly rate £22.32 £22.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -83.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
17596 17989 16489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.25% 78.24% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12335 12851 11441
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 £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 234 227
Average hourly rate £20.31 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.73% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +4 280 £475 - 102
Canary Wharf -3 7 £563 +60.71%
Docklands, London -6 4 £361 -27.75% 1
Croydon -4 3 £400 -13.97% 1
Paddington -5 3 £413 +58.65%
Feltham -6 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -6 1 £350 -6.66% 3
Rainham - 1 £325 -
Ealing - 1 £275 -
Hounslow - 1 £275 -
Barnet - 1 £275 -
Beckenham - 1 £325 -
Hammersmith - 1 £426 -
Wimbledon - 1 £500 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 696 (41.09%) Finance
2 473 (27.92%) Banking
3 357 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
4 330 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 315 (18.60%) Project Management
6 245 (14.46%) SQL
7 238 (14.05%) Investment Banking
8 231 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 173 (10.21%) Microsoft
10 159 (9.39%) Use Case
11 154 (9.09%) Degree
11 154 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 146 (8.62%) Change Management
13 145 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 137 (8.09%) Data Analysis
15 132 (7.79%) Retail
16 131 (7.73%) Front Office
17 118 (6.97%) Scrum
18 115 (6.79%) Data Modelling
19 111 (6.55%) MS Visio
20 109 (6.43%) Workflow
21 108 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
22 103 (6.08%) Derivative
23 102 (6.02%) SQL Server
23 102 (6.02%) UML
24 100 (5.90%) PRINCE2
24 100 (5.90%) Oracle
24 100 (5.90%) CRM
25 97 (5.73%) ITIL
26 92 (5.43%) Asset Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 65 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.18%) SAS
2 20 (1.18%) Confluence
3 18 (1.06%) CMS
4 14 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.41%) MS Project Server
6 7 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (0.30%) Apache
7 5 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.24%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.24%) FileNet
9 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.18%) Lync
10 2 (0.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 154 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 111 (6.55%) MS Visio
3 81 (4.78%) MS Office
4 76 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (3.01%) MS Project
6 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.12%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.059%) SPSS
8 1 (0.059%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.059%) FastStats
8 1 (0.059%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 30 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.65%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
4 8 (0.47%) Endur
5 7 (0.41%) ZaiNet
6 6 (0.35%) Summit
6 6 (0.35%) HFM
6 6 (0.35%) thinkFolio
7 5 (0.30%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.24%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.24%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.24%) Algo Collateral
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.18%) SAP FI-GL
9 3 (0.18%) Aligne
9 3 (0.18%) Loan IQ
9 3 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.94%) SaaS
2 11 (0.65%) PaaS
3 10 (0.59%) IBM Blueworks
4 7 (0.41%) IaaS
4 7 (0.41%) Force.com
5 6 (0.35%) Office 365
6 4 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.12%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.059%) Yammer
9 1 (0.059%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.059%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.42%) HTTP
2 16 (0.94%) VLAN
3 14 (0.83%) Intranet
4 6 (0.35%) Internet
5 5 (0.30%) Firewall
6 3 (0.18%) Network Security
6 3 (0.18%) VPN
6 3 (0.18%) Broadband
7 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.12%) LDAP
7 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.059%) SSL
8 1 (0.059%) DNS
8 1 (0.059%) LAN
8 1 (0.059%) WAN
8 1 (0.059%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 91 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (1.65%) QlikView
5 27 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (1.18%) MS Access
8 17 (1.00%) Big Data
9 16 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (0.94%) Data Mining
10 14 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (0.83%) Relational Database
11 12 (0.71%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (0.53%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (0.41%) WebFOCUS
14 7 (0.41%) Spotfire
15 5 (0.30%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 64 (3.78%) JIRA
2 16 (0.94%) Subversion
3 15 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.71%) Rational Rose
5 10 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.41%) ClearQuest
7 6 (0.35%) CppUnit
8 5 (0.30%) Selenium
9 4 (0.24%) Maven
9 4 (0.24%) JUnit
10 3 (0.18%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (0.18%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.18%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.12%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.12%) Ant
General
1 696 (41.09%) Finance
2 473 (27.92%) Banking
3 238 (14.05%) Investment Banking
4 132 (7.79%) Retail
5 131 (7.73%) Front Office
6 68 (4.01%) Legal
7 58 (3.42%) Back Office
8 50 (2.95%) Marketing
9 48 (2.83%) Advertising
10 41 (2.42%) Law
11 37 (2.18%) Financial Institution
12 31 (1.83%) Retail Banking
13 22 (1.30%) Telecoms
14 21 (1.24%) Publishing
15 14 (0.83%) Billing
16 13 (0.77%) Private Banking
17 11 (0.65%) Games
18 8 (0.47%) General Ledger
18 8 (0.47%) French Language
19 7 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1239 (73.14%) Analyst
2 1130 (66.71%) Business Analyst
3 129 (7.62%) Developer
4 121 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 93 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
6 83 (4.90%) Senior Business Analyst
7 80 (4.72%) Banking Business Analyst
8 77 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 70 (4.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 67 (3.96%) Architect
11 64 (3.78%) Consultant
12 58 (3.42%) Agile Business Analyst
13 45 (2.66%) Financial Business Analyst
14 44 (2.60%) Business Manager
15 42 (2.48%) IT Business Analyst
15 42 (2.48%) Technical Analyst
16 41 (2.42%) Systems Analyst
16 41 (2.42%) Technical Business Analyst
17 39 (2.30%) Financial Services Business Analyst
18 38 (2.24%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (4.43%) .NET
2 65 (3.84%) XML
3 53 (3.13%) HTML
4 31 (1.83%) SOAP
5 28 (1.65%) Web Services
6 26 (1.53%) HTML5
7 22 (1.30%) FpML
7 22 (1.30%) Middleware
8 18 (1.06%) WPF
9 16 (0.94%) Spring
9 16 (0.94%) CSS
10 14 (0.83%) ASP.NET
10 14 (0.83%) XSLT
10 14 (0.83%) .NET Framework
11 13 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
11 13 (0.77%) WinForms
12 11 (0.65%) XML Schema
13 8 (0.47%) XSD
14 6 (0.35%) STL
14 6 (0.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 231 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (6.08%) Derivative
3 91 (5.37%) Fixed Income
4 72 (4.25%) Equities
5 65 (3.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 63 (3.72%) Management Information System
7 55 (3.25%) User Experience
8 41 (2.42%) SWIFT
9 34 (2.01%) Credit Risk
9 34 (2.01%) Market Risk
10 28 (1.65%) Reference Data
11 25 (1.48%) Visualisation
12 23 (1.36%) Computer Science
13 22 (1.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 18 (1.06%) Credit Derivative
15 17 (1.00%) Data Structures
16 16 (0.94%) Hedge funds
17 15 (0.89%) Data Integration
18 13 (0.77%) PMI
19 12 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 54 (3.19%) Windows
2 29 (1.71%) UNIX
3 18 (1.06%) Linux
4 16 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.59%) Android
6 7 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.18%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.059%) SUSE
10 1 (0.059%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.059%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
2 330 (19.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 315 (18.60%) Project Management
4 159 (9.39%) Use Case
5 146 (8.62%) Change Management
6 145 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 137 (8.09%) Data Analysis
8 118 (6.97%) Scrum
9 115 (6.79%) Data Modelling
10 109 (6.43%) Workflow
11 108 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
12 102 (6.02%) UML
13 100 (5.90%) PRINCE2
13 100 (5.90%) CRM
14 97 (5.73%) ITIL
15 92 (5.43%) Asset Management
16 88 (5.19%) GAP Analysis
17 84 (4.96%) Migration
18 80 (4.72%) Risk Management
19 79 (4.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 245 (14.46%) SQL
2 89 (5.25%) Java
3 71 (4.19%) C#
4 51 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 41 (2.42%) VBA
6 26 (1.53%) T-SQL
7 19 (1.12%) C
8 16 (0.94%) C++
9 13 (0.77%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.65%) VB.NET
11 9 (0.53%) Python
12 7 (0.41%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.30%) VB
13 5 (0.30%) Perl
14 4 (0.24%) R
15 3 (0.18%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.12%) C-shell
16 2 (0.12%) Groovy
16 2 (0.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 154 (9.09%) Degree
2 80 (4.72%) ISEB
3 32 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.77%) PMI Certification
5 18 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (1.06%) PMP
5 18 (1.06%) IIBA
6 13 (0.77%) CBAP
6 13 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.30%) CIMA
9 4 (0.24%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.24%) CISSP
10 3 (0.18%) ACCA
10 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.18%) MBA
10 3 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.18%) CISMP
10 3 (0.18%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.49%) QA
2 27 (1.59%) EMIR
3 21 (1.24%) FATCA
4 20 (1.18%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.00%) Solvency II
6 15 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
7 14 (0.83%) MiFID
8 11 (0.65%) Basel III
9 8 (0.47%) SLA
10 7 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.24%) Basel II
11 4 (0.24%) GAAP
11 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.18%) COBIT
12 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.18%) COREP
13 2 (0.12%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.059%) FINREP
System Software
1 16 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.059%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.94%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.12%) SCCM
5 1 (0.059%) SCOM
5 1 (0.059%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.059%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.059%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.059%) Control-M
5 1 (0.059%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 173 (10.21%) Microsoft
2 100 (5.90%) Oracle
3 44 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
4 35 (2.07%) SAP
4 35 (2.07%) IBM
4 35 (2.07%) HP
5 34 (2.01%) Cognos
6 32 (1.89%) Business Objects
7 24 (1.42%) Sybase
7 24 (1.42%) Citrix
8 21 (1.24%) Calypso
8 21 (1.24%) Tableau
9 19 (1.12%) Actimize
9 19 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.06%) Guidewire
11 16 (0.94%) Murex
12 15 (0.89%) Hyperion
12 15 (0.89%) WorldPay
13 14 (0.83%) ServiceNow
14 13 (0.77%) Informatica
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £308 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mason Frank International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Networking People
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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PCR
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago