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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 48 42 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 871 957 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.07% 4.27% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 5.44% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 687 719
Average daily rate
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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 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.64% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 12
Average hourly rate £82.50 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+34.42% +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
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
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 £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 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 27 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 -2 240 £475 -3.30% 88
Canary Wharf +6 6 £481 +37.50%
Docklands, London -2 4 £440 -2.22% 3
Rainham - 3 £325 -
Paddington -2 2 £325 -27.77%
Feltham -5 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 £350 -6.66%
Hounslow - 1 £275 -
Brentford - 1 £330 - 1
Ealing - 1 £275 - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £500 -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
Wembley - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 651 (40.11%) Finance
2 496 (30.56%) Banking
3 368 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
4 303 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 291 (17.93%) Project Management
6 261 (16.08%) Investment Banking
7 250 (15.40%) SQL
8 211 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
9 151 (9.30%) Data Analysis
9 151 (9.30%) Front Office
10 143 (8.81%) MS Excel
11 142 (8.75%) Microsoft
12 139 (8.56%) Degree
13 136 (8.38%) Retail
14 135 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 133 (8.19%) Use Case
16 123 (7.58%) Change Management
17 119 (7.33%) Derivative
18 114 (7.02%) Scrum
19 111 (6.84%) Data Modelling
20 108 (6.65%) MS Visio
21 107 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
21 107 (6.59%) Workflow
22 102 (6.28%) PRINCE2
23 98 (6.04%) Migration
24 97 (5.98%) Oracle
25 94 (5.79%) SQL Server
26 92 (5.67%) Java
27 91 (5.61%) CRM
27 91 (5.61%) GAP Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 50 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.48%) CMS
3 19 (1.17%) Confluence
4 16 (0.99%) SAS
5 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.43%) MS Project Server
7 6 (0.37%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.37%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (0.37%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.37%) Apache
8 5 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.25%) FileNet
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.18%) Drupal
11 2 (0.12%) Moodle
11 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 143 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 108 (6.65%) MS Visio
3 76 (4.68%) MS Office
4 67 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 48 (2.96%) MS Project
6 7 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Shockwave
8 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.062%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.062%) Mingle
9 1 (0.062%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 23 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 9 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.49%) thinkFolio
4 8 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (0.43%) ZaiNet
5 7 (0.43%) Endur
6 6 (0.37%) Algo Collateral
6 6 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.37%) HFM
6 6 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.37%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.31%) Summit
7 5 (0.31%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.18%) Agresso
9 3 (0.18%) Tridion
9 3 (0.18%) Murex MxG2000
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.80%) SaaS
2 7 (0.43%) IaaS
3 6 (0.37%) Force.com
3 6 (0.37%) IBM Blueworks
4 5 (0.31%) PaaS
4 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.25%) Office 365
6 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.062%) Yammer
7 1 (0.062%) LucidChart
7 1 (0.062%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.062%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.54%) HTTP
2 16 (0.99%) VLAN
3 11 (0.68%) Intranet
4 5 (0.31%) Firewall
5 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.25%) VPN
6 3 (0.18%) Broadband
7 2 (0.12%) Internet
7 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.062%) DNS
8 1 (0.062%) FTP
8 1 (0.062%) LAN
8 1 (0.062%) WAN
8 1 (0.062%) SSL
8 1 (0.062%) LDAP
8 1 (0.062%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (5.79%) SQL Server
2 84 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (1.73%) QlikView
3 28 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (1.66%) Relational Database
5 25 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.17%) Big Data
8 17 (1.05%) MS Access
9 14 (0.86%) Oracle Database
9 14 (0.86%) Data Mining
10 13 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (0.62%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.37%) Spotfire
13 6 (0.37%) DB2
14 5 (0.31%) WebFOCUS
14 5 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (3.57%) JIRA
2 18 (1.11%) Subversion
3 15 (0.92%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.55%) Maven
6 7 (0.43%) ClearQuest
7 6 (0.37%) CppUnit
7 6 (0.37%) Selenium
7 6 (0.37%) Ant
7 6 (0.37%) JUnit
7 6 (0.37%) Rational Rose
8 5 (0.31%) TestDirector
8 5 (0.31%) Hudson
9 4 (0.25%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.18%) NUnit
10 3 (0.18%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.18%) Behat
10 3 (0.18%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.18%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 651 (40.11%) Finance
2 496 (30.56%) Banking
3 261 (16.08%) Investment Banking
4 151 (9.30%) Front Office
5 136 (8.38%) Retail
6 65 (4.00%) Back Office
7 61 (3.76%) Legal
8 40 (2.46%) Financial Institution
9 39 (2.40%) Advertising
10 38 (2.34%) Marketing
11 36 (2.22%) Retail Banking
11 36 (2.22%) Law
12 21 (1.29%) Publishing
13 20 (1.23%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.62%) Private Banking
15 9 (0.55%) Games
16 8 (0.49%) French Language
16 8 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.49%) General Ledger
16 8 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1188 (73.20%) Analyst
2 1087 (66.97%) Business Analyst
3 124 (7.64%) Project Manager
4 111 (6.84%) Developer
5 88 (5.42%) Banking Business Analyst
6 87 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 79 (4.87%) Senior Business Analyst
8 78 (4.81%) Data Analyst
9 74 (4.56%) Consultant
10 62 (3.82%) Agile Business Analyst
11 57 (3.51%) Architect
12 51 (3.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 43 (2.65%) Business Manager
13 43 (2.65%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 43 (2.65%) IT Business Analyst
14 42 (2.59%) Financial Business Analyst
14 42 (2.59%) Technical Analyst
15 40 (2.46%) Technical Business Analyst
15 40 (2.46%) Systems Analyst
16 35 (2.16%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (3.88%) .NET
2 60 (3.70%) XML
3 58 (3.57%) HTML
4 30 (1.85%) SOAP
5 29 (1.79%) Web Services
6 27 (1.66%) HTML5
7 24 (1.48%) FpML
8 22 (1.36%) Spring
9 16 (0.99%) CSS
9 16 (0.99%) Middleware
10 15 (0.92%) XSLT
11 14 (0.86%) ASP.NET
12 13 (0.80%) WPF
13 11 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (0.62%) WinForms
15 8 (0.49%) .NET Framework
15 8 (0.49%) JDBC
16 7 (0.43%) J2EE
16 7 (0.43%) jQuery
17 6 (0.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 211 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 119 (7.33%) Derivative
3 83 (5.11%) Fixed Income
4 70 (4.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 65 (4.00%) Equities
6 61 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 59 (3.64%) User Experience
8 37 (2.28%) Market Risk
9 36 (2.22%) SWIFT
10 31 (1.91%) Visualisation
11 29 (1.79%) Credit Risk
12 27 (1.66%) Reference Data
13 23 (1.42%) Credit Derivative
13 23 (1.42%) Computer Science
14 21 (1.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 20 (1.23%) Data Structures
16 13 (0.80%) FMCG
16 13 (0.80%) iPad
16 13 (0.80%) Hedge funds
17 12 (0.74%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 61 (3.76%) Windows
2 34 (2.09%) UNIX
3 18 (1.11%) Linux
4 16 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (0.68%) Android
6 8 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.062%) SUSE
9 1 (0.062%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (18.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 291 (17.93%) Project Management
4 151 (9.30%) Data Analysis
5 135 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
6 133 (8.19%) Use Case
7 123 (7.58%) Change Management
8 114 (7.02%) Scrum
9 111 (6.84%) Data Modelling
10 107 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
10 107 (6.59%) Workflow
11 102 (6.28%) PRINCE2
12 98 (6.04%) Migration
13 91 (5.61%) CRM
13 91 (5.61%) GAP Analysis
14 88 (5.42%) E-Commerce
15 87 (5.36%) Asset Management
16 86 (5.30%) UML
17 84 (5.18%) ITIL
18 82 (5.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 250 (15.40%) SQL
2 92 (5.67%) Java
3 67 (4.13%) C#
4 55 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 39 (2.40%) VBA
6 23 (1.42%) T-SQL
7 22 (1.36%) C
8 16 (0.99%) C++
9 12 (0.74%) VB.NET
10 10 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.55%) Python
12 7 (0.43%) Perl
12 7 (0.43%) Apex Code
12 7 (0.43%) Groovy
13 6 (0.37%) Scala
13 6 (0.37%) VB
14 5 (0.31%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.25%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.25%) R
15 4 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 139 (8.56%) Degree
2 80 (4.93%) ISEB
3 38 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.66%) PMI Certification
5 17 (1.05%) PMP
5 17 (1.05%) IIBA
6 15 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (0.68%) SC Cleared
8 11 (0.68%) CBAP
9 7 (0.43%) MBA
10 5 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.25%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.18%) CIMA
12 3 (0.18%) CISSP
12 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.18%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.44%) QA
2 21 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 21 (1.29%) Data Quality
2 21 (1.29%) EMIR
3 16 (0.99%) Solvency II
4 13 (0.80%) FATCA
5 12 (0.74%) Basel III
6 11 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (0.43%) SLA
7 7 (0.43%) MiFID
8 6 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.37%) Basel II
9 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.31%) COREP
10 3 (0.18%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.12%) COBIT
12 1 (0.062%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.062%) GAAP
12 1 (0.062%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.12%) XenApp
2 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.062%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.062%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.99%) 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%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 142 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 97 (5.98%) Oracle
3 49 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
4 36 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 36 (2.22%) SAP
4 36 (2.22%) Cognos
5 33 (2.03%) HP
6 31 (1.91%) IBM
7 27 (1.66%) Citrix
8 24 (1.48%) Sybase
9 22 (1.36%) Murex
10 19 (1.17%) Actimize
10 19 (1.17%) Red Hat
10 19 (1.17%) Calypso
10 19 (1.17%) Tableau
11 16 (0.99%) Siebel
12 14 (0.86%) Mantas
12 14 (0.86%) Hyperion
13 13 (0.80%) Adobe
13 13 (0.80%) ServiceNow
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London
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ComputAppoint
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