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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 14 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2055 1940 2469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.84% 8.01% 9.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.56% 8.65% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1409 1831
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 20
Average hourly rate £26.50 £20.06 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.10% -15.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.40 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.25 £156.01 £53.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
21502 22440 23541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 92.63% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15106 15254 16141
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 422 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 -1 456 £475 +1.60% 92
Canary Wharf +3 29 £475 +5.55%
Docklands, London -3 22 £528 -4.09% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +7 13 £430 - 3
Feltham - 11 £423 -
Croydon -16 8 £418 -2.33% 4
Brentford - 6 £275 -
Uxbridge +7 5 £315 -21.25% 1
Paddington - 5 £500 -
Harrow 0 2 - - 1
Twickenham -1 2 £475 - 1
Bromley -5 2 £425 -
Hackney - 2 £325 -
Wimbledon - 2 £410 -
Hammersmith -5 1 £448 -5.78%
Barking - 1 £350 - 1
Beckenham - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £215 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 1554 (37.98%) Finance
2 1326 (32.40%) Business Analysis
3 1095 (26.76%) Banking
4 872 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
5 671 (16.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 538 (13.15%) SQL
7 489 (11.95%) Investment Banking
7 489 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
8 422 (10.31%) Project Management
9 367 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
10 333 (8.14%) Retail
11 315 (7.70%) User Stories
12 298 (7.28%) Data Analysis
13 297 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
14 296 (7.23%) Scrum
15 288 (7.04%) Use Case
16 266 (6.50%) Front Office
17 264 (6.45%) Microsoft
18 262 (6.40%) Derivative
19 255 (6.23%) CRM
20 251 (6.13%) Asset Management
21 242 (5.91%) MS Excel
22 237 (5.79%) Data Modelling
23 235 (5.74%) Migration
24 216 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
25 212 (5.18%) Degree
26 205 (5.01%) Change Management
27 199 (4.86%) MS Visio
28 198 (4.84%) UML
29 197 (4.81%) Fixed Income

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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
1 125 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 45 (1.10%) CMS
3 35 (0.86%) SAS
4 27 (0.66%) Confluence
5 22 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 17 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (0.27%) LiveLink
9 10 (0.24%) MS Exchange
10 9 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.22%) Lync
11 7 (0.17%) Drupal
11 7 (0.17%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.12%) WorkSite
14 4 (0.098%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.098%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.049%) Node.js
Applications
1 242 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 199 (4.86%) MS Visio
3 145 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 133 (3.25%) MS Office
5 49 (1.20%) MS Project
6 29 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.27%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.12%) SPSS
9 2 (0.049%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.024%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 104 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 19 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.46%) thinkFolio
4 19 (0.46%) Markit EDM
5 18 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
6 17 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 17 (0.42%) Summit
7 16 (0.39%) SAP CO
7 16 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
8 15 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
9 9 (0.22%) Temenos T24
9 9 (0.22%) LatentZero
9 9 (0.22%) Agresso
10 8 (0.20%) SAP R/3
10 8 (0.20%) Global One
10 8 (0.20%) Adaptiv
10 8 (0.20%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 27 (0.66%) Office 365
2 25 (0.61%) SaaS
3 10 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
4 9 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.15%) Taleo
7 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.12%) Yammer
8 4 (0.098%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.098%) Force.com
8 4 (0.098%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.049%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.049%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.024%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.024%) IaaS
10 1 (0.024%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.024%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (0.93%) Internet
2 26 (0.64%) Intranet
3 14 (0.34%) Network Security
4 10 (0.24%) MVNO
5 6 (0.15%) Broadband
6 5 (0.12%) Firewall
7 4 (0.098%) LAN
7 4 (0.098%) WAN
7 4 (0.098%) HTTP
7 4 (0.098%) DSL
7 4 (0.098%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.073%) SSH
8 3 (0.073%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.049%) SAN
9 2 (0.049%) SMS
9 2 (0.049%) WebEx
10 1 (0.024%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.024%) SWIFTNet
10 1 (0.024%) ATM
10 1 (0.024%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
2 90 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 56 (1.37%) QlikView
4 53 (1.30%) Data Mining
5 52 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
6 45 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 44 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (1.00%) Big Data
9 40 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 32 (0.78%) MS Access
11 27 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
13 15 (0.37%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.34%) Hadoop
14 14 (0.34%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.32%) EDRMS
15 13 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 12 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (0.22%) Spotfire
18 8 (0.20%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 122 (2.98%) JIRA
2 16 (0.39%) Rational Rose
3 7 (0.17%) Axure RP
3 7 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.12%) ERwin
4 5 (0.12%) Eclipse
4 5 (0.12%) Toad
5 4 (0.098%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.098%) InstallShield
5 4 (0.098%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.073%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (0.073%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.073%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.049%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.049%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.049%) JBehave
8 1 (0.024%) Mocha
8 1 (0.024%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.024%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.024%) SpecFlow
General
1 1554 (37.98%) Finance
2 1095 (26.76%) Banking
3 489 (11.95%) Investment Banking
4 333 (8.14%) Retail
5 266 (6.50%) Front Office
6 173 (4.23%) Back Office
7 136 (3.32%) Legal
8 91 (2.22%) Retail Banking
8 91 (2.22%) Marketing
9 76 (1.86%) Law
10 71 (1.74%) Financial Institution
11 68 (1.66%) Advertising
12 59 (1.44%) Telecoms
13 47 (1.15%) Billing
14 40 (0.98%) General Ledger
15 37 (0.90%) Publishing
16 32 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
17 19 (0.46%) Private Banking
17 19 (0.46%) Games
17 19 (0.46%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (1.59%) .NET
2 64 (1.56%) XML
3 28 (0.68%) Web Services
4 27 (0.66%) FpML
5 24 (0.59%) HTML
6 21 (0.51%) Middleware
7 15 (0.37%) ASP.NET
8 14 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (0.34%) HTML5
9 13 (0.32%) JSON
10 10 (0.24%) .NET Framework
10 10 (0.24%) CSS
10 10 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (0.24%) Gherkin
11 7 (0.17%) CSS3
12 5 (0.12%) RESTful
12 5 (0.12%) Visualforce
12 5 (0.12%) Mason
13 4 (0.098%) Murex MxML
13 4 (0.098%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 489 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (6.40%) Derivative
3 197 (4.81%) Fixed Income
4 182 (4.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 159 (3.89%) Equities
6 110 (2.69%) User Experience
7 97 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 94 (2.30%) Credit Risk
9 85 (2.08%) Market Risk
10 75 (1.83%) Reference Data
11 54 (1.32%) Data Structures
12 50 (1.22%) SWIFT
13 40 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
14 37 (0.90%) NHS
14 37 (0.90%) Computer Science
15 31 (0.76%) FMCG
15 31 (0.76%) Data Centre
15 31 (0.76%) Mobile App
16 28 (0.68%) Data Integration
17 27 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (0.64%) Windows
2 23 (0.56%) UNIX
3 13 (0.32%) Apple iOS
4 11 (0.27%) Android
5 5 (0.12%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.073%) Linux
8 2 (0.049%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.024%) VMS
9 1 (0.024%) OS/390
9 1 (0.024%) zOS
9 1 (0.024%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.024%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.024%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1326 (32.40%) Business Analysis
2 872 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
3 671 (16.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 422 (10.31%) Project Management
5 367 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 315 (7.70%) User Stories
7 298 (7.28%) Data Analysis
8 297 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
9 296 (7.23%) Scrum
10 288 (7.04%) Use Case
11 255 (6.23%) CRM
12 251 (6.13%) Asset Management
13 237 (5.79%) Data Modelling
14 235 (5.74%) Migration
15 205 (5.01%) Change Management
16 198 (4.84%) UML
17 188 (4.59%) SDLC
18 186 (4.55%) Waterfall
19 177 (4.33%) Workflow
20 176 (4.30%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 538 (13.15%) SQL
2 67 (1.64%) VBA
3 54 (1.32%) Java
4 36 (0.88%) C#
5 35 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 33 (0.81%) T-SQL
7 25 (0.61%) C
8 13 (0.32%) R
9 11 (0.27%) VB
10 10 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.17%) Python
12 6 (0.15%) C++
12 6 (0.15%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.12%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.098%) PHP
15 3 (0.073%) Scala
16 1 (0.024%) XMLA
16 1 (0.024%) Assembly Language
16 1 (0.024%) REXX
16 1 (0.024%) JCL
Qualifications
1 212 (5.18%) Degree
2 135 (3.30%) ISEB
3 72 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 41 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 23 (0.56%) IIBA
6 20 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 19 (0.46%) PMI Certification
8 17 (0.42%) ACCA
8 17 (0.42%) CIMA
9 16 (0.39%) CBAP
10 12 (0.29%) PMP
11 11 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.22%) CISA
13 8 (0.20%) CISSP
13 8 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 7 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 7 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (0.12%) APMG
16 4 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (0.098%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (3.76%) QA
2 117 (2.86%) EMIR
3 92 (2.25%) MiFID
4 90 (2.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 55 (1.34%) Solvency II
6 47 (1.15%) FATCA
7 35 (0.86%) Basel III
8 34 (0.83%) Data Quality
9 21 (0.51%) AIFMD
10 20 (0.49%) GAAP
11 19 (0.46%) COREP
12 14 (0.34%) CRD IV
12 14 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 11 (0.27%) SLA
14 6 (0.15%) ISO 9000
14 6 (0.15%) UCITS
15 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
16 4 (0.098%) Basel II
17 3 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 3 (0.073%) COSO
System Software
1 17 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.049%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.049%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.024%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.024%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.15%) SCCM
3 3 (0.073%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.049%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.049%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.049%) systemd
5 1 (0.024%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.024%) Control-M
5 1 (0.024%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.024%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 264 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 188 (4.59%) Oracle
3 126 (3.08%) SAP
4 72 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (0.98%) Murex
6 38 (0.93%) Tableau
7 35 (0.86%) Cognos
8 33 (0.81%) IBM
9 32 (0.78%) ServiceNow
10 31 (0.76%) Teradata
11 30 (0.73%) Bloomberg
12 28 (0.68%) Calypso
12 28 (0.68%) Informatica
12 28 (0.68%) Guidewire
13 23 (0.56%) HP
13 23 (0.56%) SimCorp
14 21 (0.51%) Fidessa
15 20 (0.49%) Adobe
15 20 (0.49%) hybris
15 20 (0.49%) Pega
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