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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / London
Rank 20 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1440 1802 1581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.42% 8.60% 7.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.81% 9.04% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 1329 1173
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.75 £70.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -38.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £22.35 £57.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £53.00 £98.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.71 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +19.32%

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
18428 19940 20069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.18% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13183 14000 14289
Median daily rate £475 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 311 348
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.16% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £35.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 January 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 -11 234 £513 +2.39% 57
Croydon 0 17 £385 -18.94% 1
Canary Wharf 0 12 £450 -10.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 4 £363 -10.76%
Docklands, London -2 3 £550 +6.28%
Harrow 0 2 £440 +12.82%
Wimbledon -8 2 £400 -5.88%
Chiswick - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £463 -
Hammersmith 0 1 £456 +4.11%
Uxbridge -1 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £250 - 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 1028 (34.38%) Finance
2 979 (32.74%) Business Analysis
3 819 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
4 673 (22.51%) Banking
5 570 (19.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 315 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
7 300 (10.03%) Project Management
8 286 (9.57%) SQL
9 283 (9.46%) Front Office
10 270 (9.03%) User Stories
11 261 (8.73%) MiFID
12 259 (8.66%) Scrum
13 245 (8.19%) Data Analysis
14 237 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
15 234 (7.83%) Investment Banking
16 218 (7.29%) Retail
17 204 (6.82%) Derivative
17 204 (6.82%) Use Case
18 197 (6.59%) Change Management
19 188 (6.29%) Asset Management
20 182 (6.09%) SDLC
21 178 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 167 (5.59%) Data Modelling
23 166 (5.55%) Fixed Income
24 163 (5.45%) Target Operating Model
25 161 (5.38%) Migration
26 159 (5.32%) Equities
27 158 (5.28%) Degree
28 151 (5.05%) GAP Analysis
28 151 (5.05%) Waterfall

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 70 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 42 (1.40%) CMS
3 24 (0.80%) Confluence
4 14 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (0.33%) SAS
6 8 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (0.20%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.17%) Drupal
9 3 (0.10%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.067%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.067%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.033%) FileNet
11 1 (0.033%) Mule
11 1 (0.033%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.033%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.033%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.033%) WebSphere
Applications
1 129 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 120 (4.01%) MS Visio
3 90 (3.01%) MS Office
4 73 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 34 (1.14%) MS Project
6 18 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 44 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.64%) thinkFolio
3 14 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.40%) Loan IQ
4 12 (0.40%) Summit
4 12 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
5 11 (0.37%) Endur
6 10 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
7 9 (0.30%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.27%) Sonata
9 7 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.20%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 4 (0.13%) Maximo
11 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.13%) Salerio
11 4 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
12 3 (0.10%) Magento
12 3 (0.10%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.57%) Office 365
2 14 (0.47%) SaaS
3 11 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
4 10 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
5 8 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.20%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.10%) Force.com
8 3 (0.10%) GitHub
8 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.067%) G Suite
9 2 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.067%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.067%) PaaS
10 1 (0.033%) BlueKai
10 1 (0.033%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.70%) Internet
2 8 (0.27%) Intranet
3 6 (0.20%) DSL
3 6 (0.20%) Skype
4 5 (0.17%) Network Security
4 5 (0.17%) WebEx
5 4 (0.13%) Firewall
5 4 (0.13%) LDAP
5 4 (0.13%) RFID
6 3 (0.10%) IMAP
6 3 (0.10%) MVNO
6 3 (0.10%) VoIP
7 2 (0.067%) FTP
7 2 (0.067%) NFC
7 2 (0.067%) POP3
8 1 (0.033%) ATM
8 1 (0.033%) CTI
8 1 (0.033%) DNS
8 1 (0.033%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.033%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
2 62 (2.07%) SQL Server
3 33 (1.10%) Big Data
3 33 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 21 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
7 18 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 16 (0.54%) QlikView
9 14 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (0.33%) DB2
11 10 (0.33%) Oracle Database
12 9 (0.30%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.17%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.13%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.13%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.13%) MS Access
14 4 (0.13%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 100 (3.34%) JIRA
2 17 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.43%) Eclipse
4 10 (0.33%) Rational Rose
5 6 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.067%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.067%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.033%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.033%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.033%) Toad
7 1 (0.033%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.033%) Xcode
General
1 1028 (34.38%) Finance
2 673 (22.51%) Banking
3 283 (9.46%) Front Office
4 234 (7.83%) Investment Banking
5 218 (7.29%) Retail
6 95 (3.18%) Back Office
7 88 (2.94%) Marketing
8 81 (2.71%) Legal
9 47 (1.57%) Advertising
10 43 (1.44%) Financial Institution
10 43 (1.44%) Retail Banking
10 43 (1.44%) Telecoms
11 36 (1.20%) Publishing
12 24 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 22 (0.74%) Games
14 21 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
14 21 (0.70%) Law
15 19 (0.64%) Billing
15 19 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.54%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (1.84%) XML
2 39 (1.30%) Web Services
3 26 (0.87%) FpML
4 22 (0.74%) Gherkin
5 20 (0.67%) .NET
6 16 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
7 15 (0.50%) Middleware
8 13 (0.43%) RESTful
9 11 (0.37%) HTML
9 11 (0.37%) MDX
10 8 (0.27%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.27%) JSON
11 7 (0.23%) Sensu
12 6 (0.20%) ELK Stack
12 6 (0.20%) GWT
13 5 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (0.17%) XML Messaging
14 4 (0.13%) Mason
14 4 (0.13%) REST
14 4 (0.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 315 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (6.82%) Derivative
3 178 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 166 (5.55%) Fixed Income
5 159 (5.32%) Equities
6 138 (4.62%) User Experience
7 77 (2.58%) Management Information System
8 60 (2.01%) Fintech
9 54 (1.81%) Credit Risk
10 52 (1.74%) Market Risk
11 47 (1.57%) Reference Data
12 39 (1.30%) Reinsurance
13 31 (1.04%) OTC Derivatives
14 29 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
14 29 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 25 (0.84%) SWIFT
16 22 (0.74%) Virtual Team
17 21 (0.70%) Hedge funds
17 21 (0.70%) Visualisation
18 20 (0.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (0.90%) Windows
2 19 (0.64%) Linux
3 10 (0.33%) Unix
4 9 (0.30%) Windows 10
5 7 (0.23%) MVS
6 5 (0.17%) Android
6 5 (0.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.033%) SUSE
7 1 (0.033%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.033%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 979 (32.74%) Business Analysis
2 819 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
3 570 (19.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 300 (10.03%) Project Management
5 270 (9.03%) User Stories
6 259 (8.66%) Scrum
7 245 (8.19%) Data Analysis
8 237 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 204 (6.82%) Use Case
10 197 (6.59%) Change Management
11 188 (6.29%) Asset Management
12 182 (6.09%) SDLC
13 167 (5.59%) Data Modelling
14 163 (5.45%) Target Operating Model
15 161 (5.38%) Migration
16 151 (5.05%) GAP Analysis
16 151 (5.05%) Waterfall
17 150 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
18 141 (4.72%) Investment Management
19 128 (4.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 286 (9.57%) SQL
2 47 (1.57%) C
3 35 (1.17%) Java
3 35 (1.17%) VBA
4 25 (0.84%) T-SQL
5 21 (0.70%) Python
6 20 (0.67%) PL/SQL
7 17 (0.57%) C#
8 13 (0.43%) C++
9 10 (0.33%) VB
10 7 (0.23%) COBOL
10 7 (0.23%) JCL
10 7 (0.23%) VC++
11 6 (0.20%) Perl
12 3 (0.10%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.10%) R
12 3 (0.10%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.067%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.067%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.067%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 158 (5.28%) Degree
2 130 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 96 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 84 (2.81%) ISEB
5 33 (1.10%) CBAP
6 32 (1.07%) DV Cleared
7 24 (0.80%) IIBA
8 15 (0.50%) CISSP
9 11 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (0.37%) PMP
10 10 (0.33%) Chartered Engineer
10 10 (0.33%) CITP
10 10 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 9 (0.30%) CISM
11 9 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
13 7 (0.23%) CISA
14 6 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.20%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.17%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (8.73%) MiFID
2 89 (2.98%) QA
3 70 (2.34%) EMIR
4 58 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
5 41 (1.37%) Solvency II
6 28 (0.94%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.80%) FATCA
8 17 (0.57%) Basel III
9 15 (0.50%) SEPA
10 13 (0.43%) SLA
11 11 (0.37%) GDPR
12 8 (0.27%) AIFMD
13 7 (0.23%) GxP
13 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.20%) ISO20022
15 4 (0.13%) GAAP
15 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
16 3 (0.10%) Basel II
16 3 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
16 3 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.10%) HDFS
2 2 (0.067%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.033%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.033%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.23%) logstash
2 7 (0.23%) Nagios
3 6 (0.20%) Kibana
4 5 (0.17%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.13%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 3 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.10%) SCOM
7 2 (0.067%) Control-M
8 1 (0.033%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.033%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.033%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.033%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.033%) SCCM
8 1 (0.033%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (3.88%) Microsoft
2 96 (3.21%) Oracle
3 62 (2.07%) SAP
4 57 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
5 41 (1.37%) Charles River
6 36 (1.20%) ServiceNow
7 30 (1.00%) Murex
8 29 (0.97%) Tableau
9 28 (0.94%) Bloomberg
10 27 (0.90%) Guidewire
11 23 (0.77%) Splunk
12 21 (0.70%) Adobe
13 20 (0.67%) Google
14 18 (0.60%) Cognos
15 15 (0.50%) Fidessa
16 14 (0.47%) IBM
17 13 (0.43%) Calypso
17 13 (0.43%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
18 12 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
18 12 (0.40%) Sitecore
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