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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 54 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 884 1208 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.60% 4.78% 5.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 6.15% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 914 1077
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£461 £475 £477
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 12
Average hourly rate £53.50 £26.00 £42.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.76% -39.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £20.00 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.70 £32.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £40.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-16.04% +1.88%
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
19024 19638 18030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.75% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13887 13776 12360
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 240 294
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -12 245 £475 -5.00% 85
Docklands, London +11 10 £555 +11.00% 2
Canary Wharf +2 5 £400 -17.94%
Bromley +4 4 £750 +62.07%
Uxbridge -7 3 £295 -21.33%
Croydon -11 3 £550 +57.14%
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Grays - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 691 (37.35%) Finance
2 506 (27.35%) Banking
3 427 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 386 (20.86%) Project Management
5 294 (15.89%) SQL
6 279 (15.08%) Investment Banking
7 272 (14.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 227 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
9 198 (10.70%) Front Office
10 196 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 175 (9.46%) Degree
12 173 (9.35%) Data Analysis
13 151 (8.16%) MS Excel
13 151 (8.16%) Use Case
14 150 (8.11%) Data Modelling
14 150 (8.11%) Retail
15 131 (7.08%) CRM
16 129 (6.97%) Microsoft
17 128 (6.92%) Derivative
18 125 (6.76%) Workflow
18 125 (6.76%) Change Management
18 125 (6.76%) Migration
19 120 (6.49%) Scrum
19 120 (6.49%) PRINCE2
20 115 (6.22%) Back Office
21 113 (6.11%) UML
21 113 (6.11%) MS Visio
22 112 (6.05%) Oracle
23 110 (5.95%) Risk Management
24 104 (5.62%) E-Commerce

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 63 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.41%) CMS
3 21 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (0.86%) SAS
5 15 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (0.38%) Confluence
8 5 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.27%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.27%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.22%) Apache
9 4 (0.22%) IIS
9 4 (0.22%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.22%) Lync
10 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.16%) Moodle
10 3 (0.16%) JBoss
11 2 (0.11%) Documentum
Applications
1 151 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 113 (6.11%) MS Visio
3 68 (3.68%) MS Office
4 62 (3.35%) MS Project
5 61 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.054%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 41 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.41%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.43%) Loan IQ
4 7 (0.38%) Summit
4 7 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.32%) HiPortfolio
6 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.27%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.27%) SAP CO
7 4 (0.22%) LatentZero
7 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.22%) Endur
7 4 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
7 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.16%) Algo Collateral
8 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.03%) SaaS
2 10 (0.54%) Force.com
3 8 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.43%) Office 365
4 3 (0.16%) GitHub
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.054%) IaaS
6 1 (0.054%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.054%) Taleo
6 1 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.59%) Intranet
2 8 (0.43%) Internet
3 6 (0.32%) SSL
4 5 (0.27%) LDAP
4 5 (0.27%) Firewall
5 4 (0.22%) HTTP
6 3 (0.16%) VPN
6 3 (0.16%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.16%) DSL
7 2 (0.11%) DNS
7 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.11%) VoIP
7 2 (0.11%) NFC
7 2 (0.11%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.11%) 4G
8 1 (0.054%) MVNO
8 1 (0.054%) Network Security
8 1 (0.054%) NAS
8 1 (0.054%) WAN
8 1 (0.054%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (4.16%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (2.54%) Relational Database
4 44 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 33 (1.78%) Data Mining
6 31 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (1.35%) QlikView
8 23 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (0.86%) MySQL
11 15 (0.81%) Big Data
12 14 (0.76%) MongoDB
13 13 (0.70%) NoSQL
13 13 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.59%) MS Access
14 11 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.43%) Data Mart
15 8 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.43%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 42 (2.27%) JIRA
2 26 (1.41%) Maven
3 21 (1.14%) JUnit
4 17 (0.92%) CruiseControl
5 16 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.70%) MSTest
7 11 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.59%) Mockito
8 10 (0.54%) Hudson
9 9 (0.49%) Selenium
10 8 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (0.43%) Ant
11 7 (0.38%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.38%) jMock
12 6 (0.32%) NSubstitute
12 6 (0.32%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.32%) Subversion
13 5 (0.27%) Toad
13 5 (0.27%) TestDirector
General
1 691 (37.35%) Finance
2 506 (27.35%) Banking
3 279 (15.08%) Investment Banking
4 198 (10.70%) Front Office
5 150 (8.11%) Retail
6 115 (6.22%) Back Office
7 76 (4.11%) Legal
8 54 (2.92%) Marketing
9 46 (2.49%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.46%) Advertising
11 24 (1.30%) Publishing
12 23 (1.24%) Law
12 23 (1.24%) Corporate Banking
13 22 (1.19%) Retail Banking
14 19 (1.03%) Telecoms
15 13 (0.70%) Billing
16 10 (0.54%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.54%) Local Government
17 8 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
17 8 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1361 (73.57%) Analyst
2 1224 (66.16%) Business Analyst
3 171 (9.24%) Project Manager
4 87 (4.70%) Senior Analyst
5 86 (4.65%) Data Analyst
6 83 (4.49%) Banking Business Analyst
7 79 (4.27%) Developer
7 79 (4.27%) Architect
7 79 (4.27%) Consultant
7 79 (4.27%) Agile Business Analyst
8 73 (3.95%) Senior Business Analyst
9 66 (3.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 51 (2.76%) Technical Analyst
11 50 (2.70%) Business Manager
11 50 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
12 49 (2.65%) Technical Business Analyst
12 49 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
13 39 (2.11%) Business Project Manager
13 39 (2.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 34 (1.84%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (3.62%) XML
2 63 (3.41%) .NET
3 41 (2.22%) HTML
4 40 (2.16%) Web Services
5 30 (1.62%) Spring
6 26 (1.41%) J2EE
7 25 (1.35%) FpML
8 20 (1.08%) JDBC
9 19 (1.03%) ASP.NET
10 18 (0.97%) CSS
10 18 (0.97%) Spring MVC
11 17 (0.92%) jQuery
11 17 (0.92%) Hibernate
12 14 (0.76%) Middleware
12 14 (0.76%) .NET Framework
12 14 (0.76%) Visualforce
13 13 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (0.65%) HTML5
14 12 (0.65%) WCF
15 11 (0.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 227 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (6.92%) Derivative
3 86 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 84 (4.54%) Management Information System
5 71 (3.84%) Market Risk
6 68 (3.68%) Equities
7 63 (3.41%) User Experience
8 58 (3.14%) Fixed Income
9 52 (2.81%) Credit Risk
10 30 (1.62%) Reference Data
11 29 (1.57%) Credit Derivative
12 28 (1.51%) Computer Science
12 28 (1.51%) Data Structures
13 22 (1.19%) SWIFT
14 21 (1.14%) Visualisation
15 19 (1.03%) FMCG
16 17 (0.92%) Data Integration
17 16 (0.86%) Open Source
18 14 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
18 14 (0.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 46 (2.49%) Windows
2 41 (2.22%) UNIX
3 19 (1.03%) Linux
4 11 (0.59%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.54%) Android
6 6 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.054%) VMS
8 1 (0.054%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.054%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (20.86%) Project Management
3 272 (14.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 196 (10.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 173 (9.35%) Data Analysis
6 151 (8.16%) Use Case
7 150 (8.11%) Data Modelling
8 131 (7.08%) CRM
9 125 (6.76%) Change Management
9 125 (6.76%) Migration
9 125 (6.76%) Workflow
10 120 (6.49%) Scrum
10 120 (6.49%) PRINCE2
11 113 (6.11%) UML
12 110 (5.95%) Risk Management
13 104 (5.62%) E-Commerce
14 101 (5.46%) Asset Management
15 93 (5.03%) GAP Analysis
16 91 (4.92%) User Stories
17 83 (4.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 294 (15.89%) SQL
2 81 (4.38%) Java
3 46 (2.49%) C#
4 26 (1.41%) C
4 26 (1.41%) VBA
5 18 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 17 (0.92%) T-SQL
7 15 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 14 (0.76%) Python
8 14 (0.76%) Apex Code
9 12 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 12 (0.65%) C++
10 9 (0.49%) VB
10 9 (0.49%) Ruby
10 9 (0.49%) Scala
11 8 (0.43%) PHP
12 6 (0.32%) Groovy
13 5 (0.27%) JCL
13 5 (0.27%) COBOL
14 4 (0.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 175 (9.46%) Degree
2 95 (5.14%) ISEB
3 35 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.46%) PMI Certification
5 21 (1.14%) PMP
6 18 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 16 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (0.70%) IIBA
8 13 (0.70%) CBAP
9 10 (0.54%) MBA
10 7 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.32%) CISA
11 6 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.27%) CISSP
13 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.22%) GIAC
13 4 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.22%) APMG
13 4 (0.22%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.08%) QA
2 34 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 33 (1.78%) EMIR
4 28 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
5 21 (1.14%) Basel III
6 15 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.54%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.49%) FATCA
8 9 (0.49%) MiFID
9 8 (0.43%) Basel II
9 8 (0.43%) SLA
10 7 (0.38%) Solvency II
11 6 (0.32%) UCITS
12 5 (0.27%) AIFMD
13 3 (0.16%) COREP
14 2 (0.11%) CRD IV
14 2 (0.11%) COBIT
14 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
15 1 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 1 (0.054%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.16%) XenApp
2 3 (0.16%) Varnish
3 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.054%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.054%) vSphere
4 1 (0.054%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (0.32%) Tivoli
2 6 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 6 (0.32%) Control-M
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.054%) Salt
4 1 (0.054%) Puppet
4 1 (0.054%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.054%) SCCM
4 1 (0.054%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 129 (6.97%) Microsoft
2 112 (6.05%) Oracle
3 57 (3.08%) SAP
4 52 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (1.68%) Siebel
6 25 (1.35%) Business Objects
7 23 (1.24%) Cognos
8 22 (1.19%) Murex
9 20 (1.08%) Tableau
10 19 (1.03%) Charles River
11 18 (0.97%) thinkFolio
12 17 (0.92%) Bloomberg
12 17 (0.92%) IBM
13 12 (0.65%) HP
13 12 (0.65%) Misys
13 12 (0.65%) Calypso
14 10 (0.54%) SunGard
14 10 (0.54%) GoldenSource
15 9 (0.49%) Open Text
16 7 (0.38%) SmartStream
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £460 - £545 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £397 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Epsilium Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £240 - £280 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago