The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 16 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1989 2571 3091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.06% 10.14% 12.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.74% 10.89% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1481 1917 2343
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£450 £488 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 20
Average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £43.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -14.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £17.90 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £44.53 £48.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.23%
Business Analyst
England

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
22759 23606 23181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.13% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16008 16286 15420
Average daily rate £425 £433 £439
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 403 548
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 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 -7 473 £475 -5.00% 131
Docklands, London 0 17 £550 +4.76% 3
Canary Wharf +9 13 £425 -15.00%
Croydon -5 11 £475 +35.71%
Uxbridge -2 10 £403 -34.01%
Bromley +2 8 £550 +9.89% 9
Greenford - 4 - - 1
Hammersmith +3 3 £475 +26.66%
Harrow - 3 £288 -
Hounslow +1 2 £344 - 2
Wembley +1 2 £313 -3.10%
Chessington -6 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 - -
Ealing +1 1 £250 -16.66%
Westminster - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Grays - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Hackney - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 1228 (31.51%) Business Analysis
2 1181 (30.31%) Finance
3 980 (25.15%) Banking
4 830 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
5 555 (14.24%) SQL
6 528 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 508 (13.04%) Investment Banking
8 461 (11.83%) Project Management
9 395 (10.14%) Retail
10 387 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 376 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
12 332 (8.52%) Data Analysis
13 322 (8.26%) Front Office
14 296 (7.60%) Data Modelling
15 285 (7.31%) Use Case
16 271 (6.95%) CRM
17 255 (6.54%) User Stories
18 247 (6.34%) Scrum
19 243 (6.24%) Degree
19 243 (6.24%) E-Commerce
20 242 (6.21%) UML
20 242 (6.21%) Migration
21 230 (5.90%) Workflow
22 227 (5.82%) Derivative
23 225 (5.77%) MS Excel
24 222 (5.70%) Microsoft
25 204 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
26 188 (4.82%) Change Management
27 186 (4.77%) GAP Analysis
28 185 (4.75%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 109 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 86 (2.21%) CMS
3 34 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (0.51%) Lync
5 20 (0.51%) SAS
6 17 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
7 16 (0.41%) IBM Notes
8 14 (0.36%) Drupal
9 13 (0.33%) Confluence
10 9 (0.23%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.18%) Documentum
12 6 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.10%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.051%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.051%) ExpressionEngine
14 2 (0.051%) Smallworld
14 2 (0.051%) FileNet
Applications
1 225 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 185 (4.75%) MS Visio
3 111 (2.85%) MS Office
4 104 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 70 (1.80%) MS Project
6 15 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.077%) SPSS
9 3 (0.077%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (0.077%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 93 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.80%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.49%) Loan IQ
4 15 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 14 (0.36%) SAP Retail
6 13 (0.33%) Endur
7 12 (0.31%) LatentZero
7 12 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.31%) SAP ERP
7 12 (0.31%) SAP BPC
8 11 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
10 8 (0.21%) Summit
10 8 (0.21%) Sentinel
11 7 (0.18%) SAP CO
11 7 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
11 7 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
11 7 (0.18%) SAP FI
11 7 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 28 (0.72%) SaaS
2 11 (0.28%) Office 365
3 9 (0.23%) Force.com
4 7 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.077%) IBM Blueworks
6 3 (0.077%) IaaS
7 2 (0.051%) PaaS
7 2 (0.051%) Taleo
7 2 (0.051%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.051%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.026%) Trello
8 1 (0.026%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (0.59%) Intranet
2 19 (0.49%) Internet
3 10 (0.26%) Firewall
4 9 (0.23%) SSL
4 9 (0.23%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.18%) HTTP
6 6 (0.15%) FTP
7 5 (0.13%) LDAP
8 4 (0.10%) VoIP
8 4 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.10%) DSL
9 3 (0.077%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.077%) Network Security
9 3 (0.077%) WAN
9 3 (0.077%) LAN
10 2 (0.051%) MVNO
10 2 (0.051%) NFC
11 1 (0.026%) NAS
11 1 (0.026%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.026%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
2 102 (2.62%) SQL Server
3 69 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 50 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 40 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (0.98%) QlikView
7 34 (0.87%) MS Access
8 33 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (0.59%) Big Data
11 22 (0.56%) Data Mart
12 17 (0.44%) SAP BI
13 16 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (0.33%) SAP BW
15 12 (0.31%) ProClarity
15 12 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.23%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
18 8 (0.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 76 (1.95%) JIRA
2 16 (0.41%) Toad
3 11 (0.28%) ERwin
4 10 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.18%) Rational Rose
7 6 (0.15%) TestDirector
8 5 (0.13%) ClearQuest
9 4 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.10%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.077%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.077%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.051%) JDeveloper
11 2 (0.051%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.051%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.051%) MSTest
11 2 (0.051%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.051%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.051%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.026%) TeamCity
General
1 1181 (30.31%) Finance
2 980 (25.15%) Banking
3 508 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 395 (10.14%) Retail
5 322 (8.26%) Front Office
6 182 (4.67%) Back Office
7 141 (3.62%) Legal
8 107 (2.75%) Marketing
9 80 (2.05%) Publishing
10 78 (2.00%) Retail Banking
11 63 (1.62%) Telecoms
12 60 (1.54%) Advertising
13 50 (1.28%) Financial Institution
14 45 (1.15%) Law
15 33 (0.85%) Games
16 32 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
17 30 (0.77%) Billing
18 23 (0.59%) Manufacturing
18 23 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.46%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (2.44%) XML
2 48 (1.23%) Web Services
3 42 (1.08%) FpML
4 41 (1.05%) .NET
5 39 (1.00%) HTML
6 18 (0.46%) Mason
7 16 (0.41%) Middleware
8 14 (0.36%) MDX
9 13 (0.33%) CSS
10 11 (0.28%) HTML5
11 9 (0.23%) SOAP
11 9 (0.23%) JSON
12 7 (0.18%) Visualforce
13 6 (0.15%) Apache Flex
13 6 (0.15%) CGI
13 6 (0.15%) J2EE
13 6 (0.15%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.13%) XSLT
14 5 (0.13%) WCF
14 5 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 376 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 227 (5.82%) Derivative
3 157 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 130 (3.34%) Management Information System
4 130 (3.34%) Fixed Income
5 126 (3.23%) Market Risk
6 125 (3.21%) Credit Risk
7 123 (3.16%) User Experience
8 115 (2.95%) Equities
9 60 (1.54%) Reference Data
10 51 (1.31%) Credit Derivative
11 42 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
11 42 (1.08%) Mobile App
12 40 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 36 (0.92%) NHS
14 34 (0.87%) Open Source
15 33 (0.85%) Computer Science
15 33 (0.85%) SWIFT
16 31 (0.80%) Video on Demand
17 30 (0.77%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 37 (0.95%) Windows
2 32 (0.82%) UNIX
3 16 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 15 (0.38%) Android
5 11 (0.28%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.21%) Linux
7 4 (0.10%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.026%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.026%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.026%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1228 (31.51%) Business Analysis
2 830 (21.30%) Agile Software Development
3 528 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 461 (11.83%) Project Management
5 387 (9.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 332 (8.52%) Data Analysis
7 296 (7.60%) Data Modelling
8 285 (7.31%) Use Case
9 271 (6.95%) CRM
10 255 (6.54%) User Stories
11 247 (6.34%) Scrum
12 243 (6.24%) E-Commerce
13 242 (6.21%) UML
13 242 (6.21%) Migration
14 230 (5.90%) Workflow
15 204 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
16 188 (4.82%) Change Management
17 186 (4.77%) GAP Analysis
18 179 (4.59%) Asset Management
19 161 (4.13%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 555 (14.24%) SQL
2 51 (1.31%) Java
3 50 (1.28%) VBA
4 29 (0.74%) C
5 25 (0.64%) T-SQL
6 19 (0.49%) C#
7 12 (0.31%) VB
8 11 (0.28%) Python
9 9 (0.23%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.21%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.21%) Apex Code
11 6 (0.15%) PHP
11 6 (0.15%) C++
12 4 (0.10%) Perl
12 4 (0.10%) R
13 3 (0.077%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.051%) Ruby
14 2 (0.051%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.026%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.026%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 243 (6.24%) Degree
2 119 (3.05%) ISEB
3 49 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 34 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 16 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (0.38%) IIBA
6 15 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 14 (0.36%) CBAP
8 13 (0.33%) CIMA
9 12 (0.31%) PMP
10 11 (0.28%) ACCA
11 10 (0.26%) CCAB
12 8 (0.21%) MBA
12 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.18%) CISSP
14 6 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 6 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.13%) CISM
16 4 (0.10%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (2.57%) QA
2 91 (2.34%) EMIR
3 85 (2.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 41 (1.05%) Basel III
5 40 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.67%) FATCA
7 24 (0.62%) MiFID
8 19 (0.49%) Basel II
9 18 (0.46%) Data Quality
10 17 (0.44%) Solvency II
11 14 (0.36%) AIFMD
12 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
13 10 (0.26%) COREP
14 9 (0.23%) UCITS
15 8 (0.21%) SLA
16 4 (0.10%) P3O
16 4 (0.10%) COBIT
16 4 (0.10%) FINREP
16 4 (0.10%) CRD IV
17 2 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.077%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.026%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.026%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.026%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 222 (5.70%) Microsoft
2 165 (4.23%) SAP
3 138 (3.54%) Oracle
4 103 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (1.21%) Siebel
6 46 (1.18%) Cognos
7 42 (1.08%) Business Objects
8 41 (1.05%) Charles River
9 31 (0.80%) IBM
9 31 (0.80%) Murex
9 31 (0.80%) thinkFolio
10 28 (0.72%) Bloomberg
11 22 (0.56%) Calypso
12 20 (0.51%) Adobe
13 17 (0.44%) Tableau
14 16 (0.41%) Sybase
14 16 (0.41%) HP
14 16 (0.41%) Lotus
15 15 (0.38%) Sun
16 14 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
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