The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 45 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 968 1141 1410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.11% 4.71% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 6.16% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 829 1032
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£475 £475 £475
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 £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Average hourly rate £51.75 £42.50 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.76% +130.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £30.40 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.50 £91.92 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18140 18533 19452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.93% 76.45% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12691 12878 12909
Average daily rate £442 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 264 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 -9 254 £475 - 108
Docklands, London +3 14 £518 +8.94% 1
Canary Wharf +6 8 £450 -
Uxbridge +5 6 £420 +5.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £325 - 1
Twickenham - 1 - -
Hackney - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Mitcham - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 699 (35.09%) Finance
2 490 (24.60%) Banking
3 424 (21.29%) Project Management
4 300 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 273 (13.70%) SQL
6 270 (13.55%) Investment Banking
7 200 (10.04%) Degree
8 189 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
9 185 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 179 (8.99%) Use Case
11 173 (8.68%) Front Office
12 168 (8.43%) CRM
13 163 (8.18%) Data Analysis
14 162 (8.13%) Retail
15 159 (7.98%) UML
16 156 (7.83%) MS Excel
17 153 (7.68%) Change Management
18 143 (7.18%) Risk Management
19 142 (7.13%) PRINCE2
20 137 (6.88%) Data Modelling
20 137 (6.88%) Scrum
21 135 (6.78%) Microsoft
22 133 (6.68%) Workflow
23 120 (6.02%) Derivative
24 119 (5.97%) MS Visio
25 116 (5.82%) Asset Management
26 111 (5.57%) Oracle
27 106 (5.32%) Migration
28 104 (5.22%) Back Office
29 100 (5.02%) ISEB

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 66 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.51%) SAS
3 23 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (0.90%) CMS
5 14 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
6 9 (0.45%) MS Project Server
7 8 (0.40%) Drupal
7 8 (0.40%) IIS
8 6 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (0.30%) Confluence
9 5 (0.25%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.20%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.20%) Documentum
10 4 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.15%) Lync
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 156 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 119 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 72 (3.61%) MS Office
4 62 (3.11%) MS Project
5 61 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.30%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.050%) SPSS
9 1 (0.050%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 42 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.10%) Markit EDM
3 21 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
4 9 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
4 9 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.30%) LatentZero
6 6 (0.30%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.25%) Summit
8 4 (0.20%) SunGard GMI
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.20%) Tridion
9 3 (0.15%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.15%) SAP WM
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.65%) SaaS
2 11 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.50%) Force.com
4 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.15%) GitHub
5 2 (0.10%) Office 365
5 2 (0.10%) Heroku
6 1 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.050%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.15%) Internet
2 22 (1.10%) Intranet
3 7 (0.35%) SSL
3 7 (0.35%) Firewall
4 6 (0.30%) VPN
5 5 (0.25%) LDAP
5 5 (0.25%) Extranet
6 4 (0.20%) HTTP
7 3 (0.15%) VoIP
7 3 (0.15%) SAN
7 3 (0.15%) Wireless
7 3 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.10%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.10%) WAN
8 2 (0.10%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.10%) DNS
9 1 (0.050%) PPP
9 1 (0.050%) FTP
9 1 (0.050%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
2 95 (4.77%) SQL Server
3 37 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (1.71%) Data Mining
4 34 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 25 (1.26%) QlikView
6 24 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (1.00%) MS Access
7 20 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 19 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (0.85%) Big Data
10 16 (0.80%) MySQL
11 14 (0.70%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (0.60%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.55%) DB2
13 11 (0.55%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.35%) PerformancePoint
16 6 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (1.91%) JIRA
2 19 (0.95%) JUnit
3 17 (0.85%) Visual Studio
4 14 (0.70%) Maven
5 13 (0.65%) CruiseControl
6 9 (0.45%) MSTest
7 8 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.35%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.35%) Mockito
9 6 (0.30%) jMock
9 6 (0.30%) Selenium
10 5 (0.25%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.25%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.25%) Hudson
10 5 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.20%) NSubstitute
11 4 (0.20%) WATIR
11 4 (0.20%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 699 (35.09%) Finance
2 490 (24.60%) Banking
3 270 (13.55%) Investment Banking
4 173 (8.68%) Front Office
5 162 (8.13%) Retail
6 104 (5.22%) Back Office
7 63 (3.16%) Legal
8 41 (2.06%) Publishing
9 40 (2.01%) Marketing
10 37 (1.86%) Financial Institution
11 29 (1.46%) Law
12 28 (1.41%) Advertising
13 27 (1.36%) Billing
14 26 (1.31%) Retail Banking
14 26 (1.31%) Telecoms
15 23 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
16 20 (1.00%) German Language
17 14 (0.70%) Local Government
17 14 (0.70%) Games
18 12 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1482 (74.40%) Analyst
2 1360 (68.27%) Business Analyst
3 179 (8.99%) Project Manager
4 108 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
5 106 (5.32%) Developer
6 97 (4.87%) Senior Business Analyst
6 97 (4.87%) Agile Business Analyst
7 92 (4.62%) Banking Business Analyst
8 91 (4.57%) Consultant
9 78 (3.92%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 74 (3.71%) Architect
11 73 (3.66%) Data Analyst
12 59 (2.96%) Systems Analyst
13 58 (2.91%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 53 (2.66%) Business Manager
15 51 (2.56%) IT Business Analyst
16 50 (2.51%) Technical Analyst
17 49 (2.46%) Financial Business Analyst
18 48 (2.41%) Technical Business Analyst
19 47 (2.36%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (3.41%) .NET
2 47 (2.36%) XML
3 40 (2.01%) HTML
4 38 (1.91%) Web Services
5 25 (1.26%) CSS
6 23 (1.15%) J2EE
6 23 (1.15%) Spring
7 19 (0.95%) Mason
8 18 (0.90%) Middleware
9 17 (0.85%) ASP.NET
9 17 (0.85%) HTML5
10 15 (0.75%) .NET Framework
11 13 (0.65%) JDBC
11 13 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (0.60%) jQuery
12 12 (0.60%) Spring MVC
13 11 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (0.50%) Ajax
14 10 (0.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 10 (0.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 120 (6.02%) Derivative
2 99 (4.97%) Management Information System
3 83 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 70 (3.51%) Fixed Income
5 55 (2.76%) Credit Risk
5 55 (2.76%) Equities
6 45 (2.26%) Market Risk
7 35 (1.76%) Reference Data
8 26 (1.31%) iPad
9 25 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
9 25 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 22 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 19 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
12 18 (0.90%) Data Extraction
13 17 (0.85%) Mobile App
13 17 (0.85%) NHS
14 16 (0.80%) Social Media
14 16 (0.80%) Open Source
15 15 (0.75%) PMI
15 15 (0.75%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 38 (1.91%) Windows
2 28 (1.41%) UNIX
3 20 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 19 (0.95%) Android
5 10 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.45%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.35%) Linux
8 2 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.10%) Solaris
9 1 (0.050%) VMS
9 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.050%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.050%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (21.29%) Project Management
2 300 (15.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 189 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 179 (8.99%) Use Case
6 168 (8.43%) CRM
7 163 (8.18%) Data Analysis
8 159 (7.98%) UML
9 153 (7.68%) Change Management
10 143 (7.18%) Risk Management
11 142 (7.13%) PRINCE2
12 137 (6.88%) Data Modelling
12 137 (6.88%) Scrum
13 133 (6.68%) Workflow
14 116 (5.82%) Asset Management
15 106 (5.32%) Migration
16 96 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
17 95 (4.77%) E-Commerce
18 85 (4.27%) User Stories
19 83 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 273 (13.70%) SQL
2 73 (3.66%) Java
3 54 (2.71%) C#
4 35 (1.76%) VBA
5 27 (1.36%) JavaScript
6 18 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 16 (0.80%) C
8 13 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 13 (0.65%) Python
9 11 (0.55%) C++
10 8 (0.40%) Perl
10 8 (0.40%) VB
11 7 (0.35%) Apex Code
12 6 (0.30%) Ruby
13 5 (0.25%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.25%) PHP
13 5 (0.25%) COBOL
13 5 (0.25%) JCL
13 5 (0.25%) Scala
14 3 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 200 (10.04%) Degree
2 100 (5.02%) ISEB
3 45 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 44 (2.21%) PMI Certification
5 33 (1.66%) PMP
6 25 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 19 (0.95%) IIBA
8 16 (0.80%) CBAP
9 11 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 8 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 7 (0.35%) CIMA
11 7 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 7 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.30%) MBA
13 5 (0.25%) CISSP
13 5 (0.25%) ACCA
14 4 (0.20%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.67%) QA
2 41 (2.06%) EMIR
3 33 (1.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 30 (1.51%) Basel III
5 18 (0.90%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.85%) CRD IV
6 17 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.55%) MiFID
8 10 (0.50%) COREP
8 10 (0.50%) AIFMD
9 9 (0.45%) FINREP
10 8 (0.40%) FATCA
11 6 (0.30%) UCITS
11 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (0.25%) Basel II
12 5 (0.25%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.20%) SLA
14 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
15 1 (0.050%) GCP
System Software
1 8 (0.40%) XenApp
2 6 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.15%) Varnish
5 2 (0.10%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.050%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.050%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.40%) Control-M
3 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 5 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.050%) Puppet
6 1 (0.050%) SCCM
6 1 (0.050%) Salt
Vendors
1 135 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 111 (5.57%) Oracle
3 80 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
4 76 (3.82%) SAP
5 46 (2.31%) Business Objects
6 25 (1.26%) Cognos
7 23 (1.15%) Tableau
7 23 (1.15%) IBM
8 22 (1.10%) Charles River
9 19 (0.95%) JDA
10 16 (0.80%) Siebel
11 15 (0.75%) hybris
12 14 (0.70%) Misys
13 13 (0.65%) Northgate
13 13 (0.65%) thinkFolio
14 12 (0.60%) HP
15 11 (0.55%) Citrix
16 10 (0.50%) Bloomberg
16 10 (0.50%) Murex
17 9 (0.45%) SunGard
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £495.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £700 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + negotiable / £good
Posted: Yesterday
London
Strike IT Services
Rate: EXPENSES
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £10 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MBA Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £350 per day 12 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £500 per day 12 Month Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago