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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 17 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1920 2514 3209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.92% 9.97% 12.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.59% 10.73% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1421 1871 2410
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £625 £638
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 £121.75 £37.50 £43.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.66% -14.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.15 £17.90 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £176.35 £104.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £27.60
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -0.36%
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
22357 23435 23860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.91% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15602 16136 15765
Average daily rate £425 £433 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 417 578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -6 474 £451 -9.75% 113
Docklands, London +4 21 £550 +6.17% 2
Canary Wharf +16 14 £413 -17.50%
Croydon -14 9 £453 +13.12%
Uxbridge -4 8 £400 +22.13% 1
Hammersmith +2 3 £475 +26.66% 1
Bromley -5 3 £425 -15.08% 3
Feltham - 3 £420 - 1
Harrow - 3 £288 -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 2 - - 2
Hounslow +2 2 £344 -
Wembley +1 1 £325 +0.38%
Ealing +1 1 £250 -16.66%
Westminster - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 1262 (31.98%) Business Analysis
2 1186 (30.06%) Finance
3 983 (24.91%) Banking
4 809 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
5 553 (14.01%) SQL
6 535 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 494 (12.52%) Investment Banking
8 450 (11.40%) Project Management
9 412 (10.44%) Retail
10 380 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
11 378 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 325 (8.24%) Data Analysis
13 323 (8.19%) Front Office
14 303 (7.68%) Use Case
15 284 (7.20%) Data Modelling
16 265 (6.72%) CRM
17 263 (6.66%) User Stories
18 252 (6.39%) Migration
18 252 (6.39%) Scrum
19 249 (6.31%) UML
20 248 (6.28%) E-Commerce
21 247 (6.26%) Degree
22 236 (5.98%) Workflow
23 232 (5.88%) Derivative
24 219 (5.55%) MS Excel
24 219 (5.55%) Microsoft
25 210 (5.32%) Change Management
26 200 (5.07%) Asset Management
27 198 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
28 188 (4.76%) Back Office

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 104 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 88 (2.23%) CMS
3 32 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (0.61%) Drupal
5 20 (0.51%) Lync
6 19 (0.48%) SAS
7 18 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 14 (0.35%) Confluence
10 13 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
11 9 (0.23%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.18%) Documentum
13 6 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.10%) Magnolia
15 2 (0.051%) FileNet
15 2 (0.051%) Smallworld
15 2 (0.051%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.051%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 219 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 186 (4.71%) MS Visio
3 108 (2.74%) MS Office
4 106 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 73 (1.85%) MS Project
6 13 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.076%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.051%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 85 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.79%) Markit EDM
3 20 (0.51%) Loan IQ
4 16 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 15 (0.38%) SAP Retail
6 14 (0.35%) SAP HR
7 13 (0.33%) SAP ERP
7 13 (0.33%) SAP SRM
7 13 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.33%) LatentZero
8 12 (0.30%) SAP BPC
9 11 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
10 10 (0.25%) Endur
10 10 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
11 9 (0.23%) SAP FI
11 9 (0.23%) SAP CO
11 9 (0.23%) Sentinel
11 9 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
12 8 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (0.18%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 28 (0.71%) SaaS
2 11 (0.28%) Office 365
3 10 (0.25%) Force.com
4 8 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.076%) IaaS
7 2 (0.051%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.051%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.051%) PaaS
7 2 (0.051%) Taleo
7 2 (0.051%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.025%) Trello
8 1 (0.025%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 27 (0.68%) Intranet
2 20 (0.51%) Internet
3 11 (0.28%) Unified Communications
4 9 (0.23%) SSL
4 9 (0.23%) Firewall
5 7 (0.18%) HTTP
6 5 (0.13%) FTP
6 5 (0.13%) LDAP
7 4 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.10%) VoIP
7 4 (0.10%) DSL
8 3 (0.076%) Network Security
9 2 (0.051%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.051%) Extranet
9 2 (0.051%) MVNO
9 2 (0.051%) NFC
10 1 (0.025%) IMAP
10 1 (0.025%) NAS
10 1 (0.025%) SAN
10 1 (0.025%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
2 99 (2.51%) SQL Server
3 60 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 49 (1.24%) Data Mining
5 40 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (0.86%) MS Access
7 31 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (0.79%) QlikView
8 24 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (0.56%) Data Mart
9 22 (0.56%) Big Data
10 13 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 13 (0.33%) SAP BW
10 13 (0.33%) SAP BI
10 13 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (0.33%) ProClarity
11 10 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 75 (1.90%) JIRA
2 13 (0.33%) Toad
3 10 (0.25%) ERwin
3 10 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (0.18%) Rational Rose
5 6 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.13%) ClearQuest
6 5 (0.13%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.076%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.076%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.076%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.051%) JDeveloper
9 2 (0.051%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.051%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.051%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.051%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.051%) MSTest
9 2 (0.051%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.025%) TeamCity
General
1 1186 (30.06%) Finance
2 983 (24.91%) Banking
3 494 (12.52%) Investment Banking
4 412 (10.44%) Retail
5 323 (8.19%) Front Office
6 188 (4.76%) Back Office
7 138 (3.50%) Legal
8 105 (2.66%) Marketing
9 80 (2.03%) Retail Banking
10 78 (1.98%) Publishing
11 70 (1.77%) Telecoms
12 56 (1.42%) Financial Institution
13 52 (1.32%) Advertising
14 43 (1.09%) Law
15 40 (1.01%) Billing
16 33 (0.84%) Games
16 33 (0.84%) Corporate Banking
17 24 (0.61%) Manufacturing
18 23 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.51%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (2.28%) XML
2 43 (1.09%) Web Services
3 38 (0.96%) .NET
4 37 (0.94%) HTML
5 36 (0.91%) FpML
6 20 (0.51%) Mason
7 16 (0.41%) Middleware
7 16 (0.41%) MDX
8 12 (0.30%) CSS
9 9 (0.23%) JSON
9 9 (0.23%) HTML5
10 7 (0.18%) Visualforce
11 6 (0.15%) CGI
11 6 (0.15%) J2EE
11 6 (0.15%) SOAP
12 5 (0.13%) WCF
12 5 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.13%) SailPoint
12 5 (0.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 380 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 232 (5.88%) Derivative
3 156 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 149 (3.78%) Fixed Income
5 129 (3.27%) Credit Risk
6 127 (3.22%) Management Information System
7 124 (3.14%) Equities
8 122 (3.09%) User Experience
9 119 (3.02%) Market Risk
10 61 (1.55%) Reference Data
11 49 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 48 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
13 45 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
14 40 (1.01%) Open Source
15 38 (0.96%) Data Structures
16 34 (0.86%) Computer Science
17 32 (0.81%) Video on Demand
18 30 (0.76%) SWIFT
19 29 (0.73%) FMCG
19 29 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (0.96%) Windows
2 27 (0.68%) UNIX
3 17 (0.43%) Apple iOS
4 16 (0.41%) Android
5 13 (0.33%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.23%) Linux
7 6 (0.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.025%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1262 (31.98%) Business Analysis
2 809 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
3 535 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 450 (11.40%) Project Management
5 378 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 325 (8.24%) Data Analysis
7 303 (7.68%) Use Case
8 284 (7.20%) Data Modelling
9 265 (6.72%) CRM
10 263 (6.66%) User Stories
11 252 (6.39%) Migration
11 252 (6.39%) Scrum
12 249 (6.31%) UML
13 248 (6.28%) E-Commerce
14 236 (5.98%) Workflow
15 210 (5.32%) Change Management
16 200 (5.07%) Asset Management
17 198 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
18 184 (4.66%) GAP Analysis
19 160 (4.05%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 553 (14.01%) SQL
2 54 (1.37%) VBA
3 44 (1.12%) Java
4 28 (0.71%) T-SQL
5 25 (0.63%) C
6 22 (0.56%) C#
7 12 (0.30%) Python
8 11 (0.28%) VB
9 9 (0.23%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.20%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.18%) JavaScript
12 6 (0.15%) C++
13 5 (0.13%) PHP
14 3 (0.076%) R
14 3 (0.076%) Perl
15 2 (0.051%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.051%) PowerHouse
16 1 (0.025%) SAS Macro
16 1 (0.025%) XPath
16 1 (0.025%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 247 (6.26%) Degree
2 132 (3.35%) ISEB
3 48 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 33 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 15 (0.38%) IIBA
7 15 (0.38%) CBAP
8 13 (0.33%) PMP
9 12 (0.30%) CIMA
10 11 (0.28%) ACCA
11 10 (0.25%) CCAB
12 8 (0.20%) MBA
12 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
13 7 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (0.18%) CISSP
14 6 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
15 5 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (2.56%) EMIR
2 95 (2.41%) QA
3 88 (2.23%) Dodd-Frank
4 46 (1.17%) Basel III
5 36 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 28 (0.71%) FATCA
7 23 (0.58%) MiFID
8 19 (0.48%) Data Quality
9 17 (0.43%) Basel II
10 15 (0.38%) AIFMD
10 15 (0.38%) COREP
10 15 (0.38%) Solvency II
11 11 (0.28%) ISO 9001
12 10 (0.25%) SLA
12 10 (0.25%) FINREP
13 9 (0.23%) UCITS
14 8 (0.20%) CRD IV
15 4 (0.10%) COBIT
16 2 (0.051%) ISO 8583
16 2 (0.051%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.051%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.025%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.025%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.025%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 219 (5.55%) Microsoft
2 165 (4.18%) SAP
3 138 (3.50%) Oracle
4 105 (2.66%) Salesforce.com
5 47 (1.19%) Cognos
6 46 (1.17%) Siebel
7 44 (1.12%) Charles River
8 39 (0.99%) Business Objects
9 30 (0.76%) IBM
10 27 (0.68%) thinkFolio
10 27 (0.68%) Bloomberg
11 26 (0.66%) Murex
12 22 (0.56%) Calypso
13 19 (0.48%) Misys
14 17 (0.43%) Reuters
15 15 (0.38%) hybris
15 15 (0.38%) Lotus
15 15 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
15 15 (0.38%) Sybase
15 15 (0.38%) Adobe
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