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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 43 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 968 981 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.21% 4.22% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 5.35% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 710 819
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £51.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.02% +29.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.79 £30.75 £22.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.28 £55.95 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.21% +47.92%
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
18117 18347 18439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.73% 78.94% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12887 12957 12735
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 231 284
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.92 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £54.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -1 263 £475 - 113
Docklands, London -6 9 £550 +6.28%
Canary Wharf -10 4 £525 +16.66%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 3 £413 +10.00% 3
Paddington -8 3 £500 +92.30%
Brentford - 2 £350 - 1
Bromley - 2 £273 -
Croydon - 2 £388 -
Hackney - 2 £325 -
Westminster - 1 £500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £426 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 814 (43.02%) Finance
2 502 (26.53%) Banking
3 411 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
4 372 (19.66%) Project Management
5 360 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 296 (15.64%) SQL
7 266 (14.06%) Investment Banking
8 260 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
9 189 (9.99%) Microsoft
10 174 (9.20%) Degree
11 171 (9.04%) Use Case
12 170 (8.99%) Data Analysis
13 169 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 161 (8.51%) MS Excel
15 153 (8.09%) Change Management
16 138 (7.29%) Retail
17 134 (7.08%) Front Office
17 134 (7.08%) Scrum
18 130 (6.87%) Workflow
19 127 (6.71%) Data Modelling
20 125 (6.61%) CRM
21 124 (6.55%) PRINCE2
22 121 (6.40%) Derivative
23 118 (6.24%) Fixed Income
24 117 (6.18%) MS Visio
24 117 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
25 113 (5.97%) Asset Management
26 111 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
27 109 (5.76%) UML
27 109 (5.76%) SDLC

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 89 (4.70%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.37%) SAS
3 24 (1.27%) CMS
4 16 (0.85%) Confluence
4 16 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.26%) MS Project Server
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (0.26%) IIS
9 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.21%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.16%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.16%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (0.16%) Lync
10 3 (0.16%) Moodle
10 3 (0.16%) FileNet
Applications
1 161 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 117 (6.18%) MS Visio
3 90 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 85 (4.49%) MS Office
5 55 (2.91%) MS Project
6 15 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.26%) SPSS
9 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.11%) Shockwave
11 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.053%) Open Workbench
11 1 (0.053%) FastStats
11 1 (0.053%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 38 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 12 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 11 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
5 10 (0.53%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
6 8 (0.42%) Summit
7 7 (0.37%) SAP FI-GL
8 6 (0.32%) HFM
9 5 (0.26%) HiPortfolio
9 5 (0.26%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.26%) SAP SRM
9 5 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
10 4 (0.21%) Unica
10 4 (0.21%) Algo Collateral
10 4 (0.21%) Agresso
10 4 (0.21%) SAP HR
10 4 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.74%) SaaS
2 11 (0.58%) IBM Blueworks
3 10 (0.53%) PaaS
4 8 (0.42%) Office 365
5 7 (0.37%) Force.com
6 6 (0.32%) IaaS
7 5 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.21%) Taleo
9 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.16%) Yammer
10 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (0.053%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.053%) GitHub
11 1 (0.053%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.27%) Intranet
2 21 (1.11%) HTTP
3 16 (0.85%) Internet
4 12 (0.63%) VLAN
5 5 (0.26%) Firewall
6 3 (0.16%) Network Security
6 3 (0.16%) Extranet
6 3 (0.16%) Broadband
6 3 (0.16%) WAN
7 2 (0.11%) LAN
7 2 (0.11%) VPN
7 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.11%) LDAP
8 1 (0.053%) DSL
8 1 (0.053%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.053%) SSL
8 1 (0.053%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
2 104 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 34 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (1.48%) QlikView
5 27 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 26 (1.37%) MS Access
7 22 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 21 (1.11%) Data Mining
9 18 (0.95%) Big Data
10 17 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (0.69%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.48%) Spotfire
15 8 (0.42%) EDRMS
15 8 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
16 7 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.37%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 66 (3.49%) JIRA
2 12 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.58%) Rational Rose
4 8 (0.42%) Subversion
4 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Blend
5 6 (0.32%) CppUnit
6 5 (0.26%) JUnit
7 4 (0.21%) Axure RP
7 4 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.21%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.16%) Selenium
8 3 (0.16%) Gradle
8 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.11%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.11%) PeopleTools
10 1 (0.053%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.053%) CruiseControl
General
1 814 (43.02%) Finance
2 502 (26.53%) Banking
3 266 (14.06%) Investment Banking
4 138 (7.29%) Retail
5 134 (7.08%) Front Office
6 77 (4.07%) Legal
7 73 (3.86%) Back Office
8 72 (3.81%) Marketing
9 52 (2.75%) Advertising
10 44 (2.33%) Financial Institution
10 44 (2.33%) Law
11 26 (1.37%) Retail Banking
12 24 (1.27%) Telecoms
13 19 (1.00%) Billing
14 14 (0.74%) Publishing
14 14 (0.74%) General Ledger
15 11 (0.58%) Games
15 11 (0.58%) Private Banking
16 10 (0.53%) French Language
17 7 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1372 (72.52%) Analyst
2 1251 (66.12%) Business Analyst
3 146 (7.72%) Developer
4 142 (7.51%) Project Manager
5 93 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
6 90 (4.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 82 (4.33%) Senior Business Analyst
8 80 (4.23%) Banking Business Analyst
9 77 (4.07%) Data Analyst
10 76 (4.02%) Architect
11 69 (3.65%) Consultant
12 60 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
13 57 (3.01%) Financial Business Analyst
14 53 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
15 48 (2.54%) Technical Business Analyst
15 48 (2.54%) IT Business Analyst
16 45 (2.38%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 45 (2.38%) Financial Services Business Analyst
17 40 (2.11%) Systems Analyst
18 39 (2.06%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (4.92%) .NET
2 57 (3.01%) XML
3 53 (2.80%) HTML
4 27 (1.43%) Web Services
4 27 (1.43%) WPF
5 23 (1.22%) HTML5
5 23 (1.22%) SOAP
6 22 (1.16%) Middleware
7 19 (1.00%) FpML
8 18 (0.95%) CSS
9 16 (0.85%) ASP.NET
10 13 (0.69%) XML Schema
11 10 (0.53%) Spring
12 9 (0.48%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.48%) AngularJS
12 9 (0.48%) Unity DI Container
12 9 (0.48%) WinForms
12 9 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (0.48%) XSD
13 8 (0.42%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 260 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (6.40%) Derivative
3 118 (6.24%) Fixed Income
4 85 (4.49%) Equities
5 83 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 72 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 70 (3.70%) User Experience
8 46 (2.43%) SWIFT
9 41 (2.17%) Credit Risk
10 37 (1.96%) Reference Data
11 34 (1.80%) Market Risk
12 33 (1.74%) Computer Science
13 29 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 28 (1.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 24 (1.27%) Visualisation
16 22 (1.16%) Data Integration
17 18 (0.95%) Social Media
18 17 (0.90%) Data Centre
19 16 (0.85%) FMCG
20 14 (0.74%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 60 (3.17%) Windows
2 30 (1.59%) UNIX
3 21 (1.11%) Linux
4 15 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.42%) Android
7 6 (0.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.053%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.053%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.053%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
2 372 (19.66%) Project Management
3 360 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 171 (9.04%) Use Case
5 170 (8.99%) Data Analysis
6 169 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 153 (8.09%) Change Management
8 134 (7.08%) Scrum
9 130 (6.87%) Workflow
10 127 (6.71%) Data Modelling
11 125 (6.61%) CRM
12 124 (6.55%) PRINCE2
13 117 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
14 113 (5.97%) Asset Management
15 109 (5.76%) UML
15 109 (5.76%) SDLC
16 94 (4.97%) Migration
17 93 (4.92%) ITIL
18 85 (4.49%) E-Commerce
18 85 (4.49%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (15.64%) SQL
2 84 (4.44%) Java
3 68 (3.59%) C#
4 45 (2.38%) JavaScript
5 38 (2.01%) VBA
6 31 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 17 (0.90%) C++
8 16 (0.85%) C
9 13 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 9 (0.48%) VB
10 9 (0.48%) Scala
11 6 (0.32%) Apex Code
11 6 (0.32%) R
12 5 (0.26%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.21%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.16%) Python
14 3 (0.16%) Perl
14 3 (0.16%) PHP
15 2 (0.11%) XQuery
15 2 (0.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 174 (9.20%) Degree
2 80 (4.23%) ISEB
3 31 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 29 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 24 (1.27%) IIBA
5 24 (1.27%) PMP
6 15 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (0.79%) CBAP
7 11 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.42%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.32%) CIMA
11 4 (0.21%) MBA
11 4 (0.21%) ACCA
11 4 (0.21%) CISSP
12 3 (0.16%) APMG
12 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.16%) CISMP
12 3 (0.16%) CIPD
13 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.44%) QA
2 36 (1.90%) EMIR
3 24 (1.27%) MiFID
3 24 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 20 (1.06%) FATCA
5 19 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.85%) Solvency II
7 13 (0.69%) SLA
8 10 (0.53%) Basel III
9 8 (0.42%) GAAP
10 7 (0.37%) COREP
10 7 (0.37%) CRD IV
11 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.21%) Basel II
12 4 (0.21%) COBIT
12 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.11%) FINREP
15 1 (0.053%) UCITS
System Software
1 20 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.053%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.053%) XenApp
3 1 (0.053%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.053%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.63%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.053%) Control-M
5 1 (0.053%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.053%) SCCM
5 1 (0.053%) SCOM
5 1 (0.053%) systemd
5 1 (0.053%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.053%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 189 (9.99%) Microsoft
2 101 (5.34%) Oracle
3 56 (2.96%) SAP
4 45 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 34 (1.80%) IBM
6 33 (1.74%) Business Objects
7 32 (1.69%) HP
8 31 (1.64%) Cognos
9 26 (1.37%) Calypso
10 24 (1.27%) Sybase
11 23 (1.22%) Tableau
12 22 (1.16%) Teradata
13 20 (1.06%) Actimize
13 20 (1.06%) Citrix
14 19 (1.00%) Informatica
14 19 (1.00%) Guidewire
15 18 (0.95%) ServiceNow
16 15 (0.79%) Adobe
17 14 (0.74%) Red Hat
18 13 (0.69%) Hyperion
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