The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / London
Rank 22 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1394 1755 1680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.19% 8.32% 7.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.59% 8.75% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 1338 1254
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.44 £50.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.29% -8.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18361 20062 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.10% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13139 14193 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 305 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the London region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the London region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 242 £500 -2.91% 54
Croydon +5 13 £418 -12.10% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -7 7 £350 -13.84% 2
Canary Wharf -6 6 £450 +5.88%
Bromley +8 2 £550 +69.23%
Uxbridge +5 2 £530 +32.50% 1
Docklands, London -3 2 £550 +10.00%
Wimbledon -8 2 £394 -7.35% 2
Westminster - 2 £463 - 1
Hammersmith -5 1 £456 +7.17% 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 1011 (33.91%) Finance
2 957 (32.10%) Business Analysis
3 818 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
4 650 (21.80%) Banking
5 552 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 319 (10.70%) MiFID
7 316 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
8 305 (10.23%) Project Management
9 302 (10.13%) Front Office
10 269 (9.02%) SQL
11 261 (8.76%) Scrum
12 259 (8.69%) User Stories
13 243 (8.15%) Investment Banking
14 233 (7.82%) Data Analysis
15 222 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 220 (7.38%) Derivative
17 210 (7.04%) Retail
18 203 (6.81%) Use Case
19 201 (6.74%) Asset Management
20 198 (6.64%) Change Management
21 178 (5.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 176 (5.90%) Fixed Income
23 173 (5.80%) SDLC
24 166 (5.57%) Target Operating Model
24 166 (5.57%) Investment Management
25 164 (5.50%) Data Modelling
26 163 (5.47%) GAP Analysis
27 155 (5.20%) Waterfall
28 154 (5.17%) Degree
29 152 (5.10%) Migration

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 78 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 49 (1.64%) CMS
3 35 (1.17%) Confluence
4 18 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (0.44%) SAS
6 9 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.23%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.17%) Drupal
11 4 (0.13%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.067%) Documentum
13 2 (0.067%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.067%) Mule
14 1 (0.034%) Moodle
14 1 (0.034%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.034%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.034%) WordPress
Applications
1 136 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 116 (3.89%) MS Visio
3 90 (3.02%) MS Office
4 68 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (1.41%) MS Project
6 14 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.67%) thinkFolio
3 18 (0.60%) Loan IQ
4 13 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
5 12 (0.40%) Endur
6 11 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.34%) Summit
8 9 (0.30%) Markit EDM
8 9 (0.30%) Sonata
9 8 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
9 8 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
10 6 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.17%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 4 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
12 4 (0.13%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.13%) Salerio
12 4 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 25 (0.84%) Office 365
2 19 (0.64%) SaaS
3 10 (0.34%) G Suite
3 10 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
4 9 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
5 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.20%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.13%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.10%) GitHub
8 2 (0.067%) Force.com
8 2 (0.067%) PaaS
9 1 (0.034%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.034%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.57%) Internet
2 9 (0.30%) Network Security
3 8 (0.27%) Intranet
4 6 (0.20%) DSL
4 6 (0.20%) Skype
5 4 (0.13%) Firewall
5 4 (0.13%) RFID
5 4 (0.13%) VoIP
6 3 (0.10%) IMAP
6 3 (0.10%) LDAP
6 3 (0.10%) MVNO
6 3 (0.10%) WebEx
7 2 (0.067%) ATM
7 2 (0.067%) NFC
7 2 (0.067%) POP3
7 2 (0.067%) SWIFTNet
7 2 (0.067%) TETRA
7 2 (0.067%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.034%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.034%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
2 71 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 46 (1.54%) Big Data
4 31 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 24 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 20 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (0.60%) QlikView
10 17 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (0.37%) DB2
11 11 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (0.30%) Data Lake
13 8 (0.27%) Blockchain
13 8 (0.27%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.23%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.23%) MS Access
15 6 (0.20%) EDRMS
16 5 (0.17%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.13%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 111 (3.72%) JIRA
2 24 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.27%) Eclipse
3 8 (0.27%) Rational Rose
4 7 (0.23%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.10%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.067%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.034%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.034%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.034%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.034%) Toad
9 1 (0.034%) Xcode
General
1 1011 (33.91%) Finance
2 650 (21.80%) Banking
3 302 (10.13%) Front Office
4 243 (8.15%) Investment Banking
5 210 (7.04%) Retail
6 94 (3.15%) Back Office
7 89 (2.99%) Marketing
8 84 (2.82%) Legal
9 49 (1.64%) Advertising
10 45 (1.51%) Telecoms
11 42 (1.41%) Financial Institution
12 36 (1.21%) Retail Banking
13 29 (0.97%) Publishing
14 24 (0.81%) Manufacturing
15 22 (0.74%) Law
16 20 (0.67%) Games
17 19 (0.64%) French Language
17 19 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
19 17 (0.57%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (1.71%) XML
2 37 (1.24%) Web Services
3 27 (0.91%) .NET
3 27 (0.91%) FpML
4 24 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
5 18 (0.60%) Gherkin
6 12 (0.40%) Middleware
7 11 (0.37%) MDX
8 10 (0.34%) HTML
8 10 (0.34%) RESTful
9 8 (0.27%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.23%) JSON
10 7 (0.23%) Sensu
11 6 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (0.20%) GWT
12 5 (0.17%) SAML
12 5 (0.17%) Velocity
12 5 (0.17%) XML Messaging
13 4 (0.13%) Mason
13 4 (0.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 316 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 220 (7.38%) Derivative
3 178 (5.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 176 (5.90%) Fixed Income
5 151 (5.07%) Equities
6 132 (4.43%) User Experience
7 71 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 57 (1.91%) Fintech
9 52 (1.74%) Credit Risk
10 48 (1.61%) Market Risk
10 48 (1.61%) Reference Data
11 33 (1.11%) OTC Derivatives
12 31 (1.04%) Reinsurance
13 30 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
14 24 (0.81%) SWIFT
15 23 (0.77%) Hedge funds
16 20 (0.67%) Virtual Team
17 19 (0.64%) Computer Science
18 18 (0.60%) Mobile App
19 16 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (0.87%) Windows
2 16 (0.54%) Linux
3 9 (0.30%) Unix
4 7 (0.23%) MVS
4 7 (0.23%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.20%) Android
6 5 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 957 (32.10%) Business Analysis
2 818 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
3 552 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 305 (10.23%) Project Management
5 261 (8.76%) Scrum
6 259 (8.69%) User Stories
7 233 (7.82%) Data Analysis
8 222 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 203 (6.81%) Use Case
10 201 (6.74%) Asset Management
11 198 (6.64%) Change Management
12 173 (5.80%) SDLC
13 166 (5.57%) Investment Management
13 166 (5.57%) Target Operating Model
14 164 (5.50%) Data Modelling
15 163 (5.47%) GAP Analysis
16 155 (5.20%) Waterfall
17 152 (5.10%) Migration
18 145 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
19 132 (4.43%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 269 (9.02%) SQL
2 48 (1.61%) C
3 35 (1.17%) Java
4 31 (1.04%) VBA
5 26 (0.87%) T-SQL
6 20 (0.67%) Python
7 18 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 17 (0.57%) C#
9 12 (0.40%) C++
10 10 (0.34%) VB
11 7 (0.23%) COBOL
11 7 (0.23%) JCL
11 7 (0.23%) Perl
11 7 (0.23%) VC++
12 6 (0.20%) R
13 4 (0.13%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.10%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.067%) ABAP
15 2 (0.067%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.067%) Scala
Qualifications
1 154 (5.17%) Degree
2 148 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 118 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 88 (2.95%) ISEB
5 33 (1.11%) CBAP
6 29 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 26 (0.87%) IIBA
8 17 (0.57%) CISSP
9 12 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
9 12 (0.40%) PMP
9 12 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
11 9 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.30%) CIMA
11 9 (0.30%) CITP
12 8 (0.27%) ACCA
12 8 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 6 (0.20%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (10.70%) MiFID
2 87 (2.92%) QA
3 76 (2.55%) EMIR
4 67 (2.25%) Dodd-Frank
5 41 (1.38%) Solvency II
6 30 (1.01%) Data Quality
7 23 (0.77%) FATCA
8 21 (0.70%) GDPR
9 17 (0.57%) IFRS
10 13 (0.44%) Basel III
10 13 (0.44%) SEPA
11 9 (0.30%) AIFMD
11 9 (0.30%) IFRS 9
12 8 (0.27%) GxP
12 8 (0.27%) SLA
13 7 (0.23%) ISO20022
13 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (0.10%) Basel II
15 3 (0.10%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.067%) Dovecot
1 2 (0.067%) HDFS
2 1 (0.034%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.034%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.23%) logstash
2 7 (0.23%) Nagios
3 6 (0.20%) Kibana
4 5 (0.17%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.10%) SCOM
5 3 (0.10%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 2 (0.067%) Control-M
6 2 (0.067%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.034%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.034%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.034%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.034%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 139 (4.66%) Microsoft
2 89 (2.99%) Oracle
3 66 (2.21%) SAP
4 49 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 48 (1.61%) Charles River
6 37 (1.24%) ServiceNow
7 33 (1.11%) Bloomberg
8 32 (1.07%) Murex
9 25 (0.84%) Guidewire
9 25 (0.84%) Tableau
10 23 (0.77%) Google
11 22 (0.74%) Adobe
12 17 (0.57%) Cognos
12 17 (0.57%) Splunk
13 13 (0.44%) Calypso
13 13 (0.44%) Fidessa
13 13 (0.44%) IBM
14 12 (0.40%) HP
14 12 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
14 12 (0.40%) Sitecore
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago