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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 45 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 959 1199 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.95% 4.76% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 6.21% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 879 1060
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£475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £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 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £35.81 £22.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.15% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £16.90 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.00 £47.30 £47.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -32.45%
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
18703 19294 19476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.04% 76.55% 74.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13024 13514 13082
Average daily rate £450 £450 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 235 362
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £48.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -19 225 £475 - 111
Docklands, London +5 15 £550 +15.78% 1
Canary Wharf +11 8 £425 +19.71%
Uxbridge +4 7 £418 +11.33%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 - - 1
Croydon -2 1 £430 +22.85%
Twickenham - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 - -
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Grays - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
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 22 August 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.

1 682 (35.43%) Finance
2 483 (25.09%) Banking
3 423 (21.97%) Project Management
4 298 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 269 (13.97%) SQL
6 260 (13.51%) Investment Banking
7 201 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
8 198 (10.29%) Degree
9 187 (9.71%) Front Office
10 175 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 169 (8.78%) Use Case
12 167 (8.68%) Retail
13 165 (8.57%) Data Analysis
14 162 (8.42%) MS Excel
14 162 (8.42%) CRM
15 151 (7.84%) Change Management
16 143 (7.43%) Data Modelling
17 140 (7.27%) PRINCE2
18 139 (7.22%) UML
19 138 (7.17%) Scrum
20 131 (6.81%) Microsoft
21 127 (6.60%) Workflow
22 126 (6.55%) Asset Management
23 125 (6.49%) Risk Management
24 121 (6.29%) MS Visio
24 121 (6.29%) Derivative
25 120 (6.23%) Back Office
26 115 (5.97%) Migration
26 115 (5.97%) Oracle
27 105 (5.45%) ISEB

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 62 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.56%) SAS
3 23 (1.19%) CMS
4 22 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (0.36%) MS Project Server
8 6 (0.31%) IIS
8 6 (0.31%) Confluence
8 6 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.31%) Drupal
9 5 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.26%) Documentum
9 5 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
10 4 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.21%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.21%) Lync
Applications
1 162 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 121 (6.29%) MS Visio
3 69 (3.58%) MS Office
4 66 (3.43%) MS Project
4 66 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.31%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.052%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.35%) Markit EDM
3 23 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
4 8 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 6 (0.31%) LatentZero
6 6 (0.31%) Summit
7 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.26%) SunGard GMI
7 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.21%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.21%) Tridion
8 4 (0.21%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.21%) Endur
8 4 (0.21%) Salerio
8 4 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.16%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.52%) SaaS
1 10 (0.52%) Force.com
2 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.26%) GitHub
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.16%) Office 365
5 2 (0.10%) Heroku
6 1 (0.052%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.052%) PaaS
6 1 (0.052%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.052%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.99%) Intranet
1 19 (0.99%) Internet
2 7 (0.36%) SSL
3 6 (0.31%) Firewall
3 6 (0.31%) VPN
4 5 (0.26%) LDAP
4 5 (0.26%) Extranet
5 4 (0.21%) VoIP
5 4 (0.21%) HTTP
5 4 (0.21%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.16%) Wireless
7 2 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.10%) SAN
7 2 (0.10%) DSL
7 2 (0.10%) DNS
7 2 (0.10%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.052%) VLAN
8 1 (0.052%) NAS
8 1 (0.052%) 4G
8 1 (0.052%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 74 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (1.66%) Data Mining
5 31 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 31 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 23 (1.19%) QlikView
7 22 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (0.94%) MS Access
8 18 (0.94%) MySQL
9 17 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (0.78%) MongoDB
11 14 (0.73%) Big Data
12 13 (0.68%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.47%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.47%) DB2
16 8 (0.42%) Data Mart
17 7 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 39 (2.03%) JIRA
2 20 (1.04%) Maven
2 20 (1.04%) JUnit
3 18 (0.94%) CruiseControl
4 17 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.68%) MSTest
6 11 (0.57%) TeamCity
6 11 (0.57%) Mockito
7 9 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (0.36%) jMock
8 7 (0.36%) Hudson
8 7 (0.36%) Subversion
9 6 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.31%) Selenium
10 5 (0.26%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.26%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.26%) Rational Rose
10 5 (0.26%) NSubstitute
11 4 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
General
1 682 (35.43%) Finance
2 483 (25.09%) Banking
3 260 (13.51%) Investment Banking
4 187 (9.71%) Front Office
5 167 (8.68%) Retail
6 120 (6.23%) Back Office
7 68 (3.53%) Legal
8 51 (2.65%) Marketing
9 42 (2.18%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.71%) Publishing
11 29 (1.51%) Advertising
12 28 (1.45%) Law
13 27 (1.40%) Billing
13 27 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
14 23 (1.19%) Retail Banking
15 21 (1.09%) Telecoms
16 12 (0.62%) Local Government
17 11 (0.57%) Private Banking
17 11 (0.57%) Games
18 10 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1421 (73.82%) Analyst
2 1289 (66.96%) Business Analyst
3 175 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 100 (5.19%) Developer
5 95 (4.94%) Agile Business Analyst
6 93 (4.83%) Consultant
7 92 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
8 88 (4.57%) Banking Business Analyst
9 80 (4.16%) Senior Business Analyst
10 77 (4.00%) Architect
11 76 (3.95%) Data Analyst
12 72 (3.74%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 54 (2.81%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 51 (2.65%) Business Manager
15 50 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
16 47 (2.44%) IT Business Analyst
16 47 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
17 46 (2.39%) Technical Business Analyst
18 45 (2.34%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
19 39 (2.03%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (3.74%) .NET
2 55 (2.86%) XML
3 42 (2.18%) HTML
4 38 (1.97%) Web Services
5 26 (1.35%) CSS
6 25 (1.30%) Spring
6 25 (1.30%) J2EE
7 20 (1.04%) ASP.NET
8 19 (0.99%) JDBC
9 18 (0.94%) Middleware
10 17 (0.88%) jQuery
10 17 (0.88%) Spring MVC
10 17 (0.88%) HTML5
11 16 (0.83%) .NET Framework
12 15 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (0.78%) FpML
13 14 (0.73%) Hibernate
13 14 (0.73%) Mason
14 13 (0.68%) WCF
15 11 (0.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 121 (6.29%) Derivative
2 83 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 82 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 70 (3.64%) Fixed Income
5 59 (3.06%) Equities
5 59 (3.06%) Market Risk
6 58 (3.01%) Credit Risk
7 36 (1.87%) Credit Derivative
8 30 (1.56%) Reference Data
9 27 (1.40%) Mathematics
10 23 (1.19%) iPad
11 20 (1.04%) Computer Science
11 20 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
12 18 (0.94%) Open Source
13 17 (0.88%) Mobile App
14 16 (0.83%) Data Extraction
14 16 (0.83%) FMCG
15 14 (0.73%) Social Media
16 13 (0.68%) Data Integration
16 13 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (2.08%) Windows
2 31 (1.61%) UNIX
3 16 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 15 (0.78%) Android
5 12 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.47%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.31%) Linux
8 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.052%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.052%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.052%) VMS
9 1 (0.052%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (21.97%) Project Management
2 298 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 201 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 169 (8.78%) Use Case
6 165 (8.57%) Data Analysis
7 162 (8.42%) CRM
8 151 (7.84%) Change Management
9 143 (7.43%) Data Modelling
10 140 (7.27%) PRINCE2
11 139 (7.22%) UML
12 138 (7.17%) Scrum
13 127 (6.60%) Workflow
14 126 (6.55%) Asset Management
15 125 (6.49%) Risk Management
16 115 (5.97%) Migration
17 88 (4.57%) GAP Analysis
18 86 (4.47%) User Stories
19 85 (4.42%) E-Commerce
20 83 (4.31%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 269 (13.97%) SQL
2 75 (3.90%) Java
3 51 (2.65%) C#
4 33 (1.71%) VBA
5 23 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 18 (0.94%) C
7 15 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 14 (0.73%) Python
9 12 (0.62%) PL/SQL
10 9 (0.47%) Apex Code
10 9 (0.47%) VB
11 8 (0.42%) C++
12 7 (0.36%) PHP
13 6 (0.31%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.26%) Ruby
14 5 (0.26%) COBOL
14 5 (0.26%) JCL
15 4 (0.21%) Perl
15 4 (0.21%) Scala
16 3 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 198 (10.29%) Degree
2 105 (5.45%) ISEB
3 41 (2.13%) PMI Certification
4 34 (1.77%) PMP
5 29 (1.51%) Security Cleared
6 19 (0.99%) IIBA
7 18 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 18 (0.94%) SC Cleared
8 15 (0.78%) CBAP
9 8 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.36%) MBA
10 7 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.31%) CIMA
11 6 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (0.26%) CISSP
12 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.26%) CISA
13 4 (0.21%) GIAC
13 4 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.73%) QA
2 42 (2.18%) EMIR
3 29 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
4 24 (1.25%) Basel III
5 22 (1.14%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.68%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.57%) MiFID
9 9 (0.47%) CRD IV
10 8 (0.42%) AIFMD
11 6 (0.31%) UCITS
11 6 (0.31%) Basel II
11 6 (0.31%) FATCA
12 5 (0.26%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.26%) SLA
12 5 (0.26%) COREP
13 4 (0.21%) FINREP
14 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 1 (0.052%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (0.31%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.31%) XenApp
2 5 (0.26%) Varnish
3 4 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.052%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (0.62%) 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 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.052%) Puppet
6 1 (0.052%) Salt
Vendors
1 131 (6.81%) Microsoft
2 115 (5.97%) Oracle
3 78 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
4 70 (3.64%) SAP
5 34 (1.77%) Business Objects
6 22 (1.14%) Charles River
7 19 (0.99%) Tableau
7 19 (0.99%) IBM
7 19 (0.99%) JDA
8 17 (0.88%) Cognos
9 15 (0.78%) Murex
9 15 (0.78%) Misys
10 14 (0.73%) Siebel
11 13 (0.68%) thinkFolio
12 12 (0.62%) hybris
13 11 (0.57%) Calypso
14 10 (0.52%) SunGard
14 10 (0.52%) HP
15 9 (0.47%) Northgate
16 8 (0.42%) Remedy
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
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City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
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Sanderson
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