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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 17 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1936 2473 3208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.04% 9.87% 12.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.71% 10.61% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1428 1821 2390
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £622 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 21
Average hourly rate £53.50 £37.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.66% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £17.90 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.70 £104.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
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
22220 23303 24417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.26% 92.98% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15334 15998 16052
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 439 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 -5 483 £450 -7.69% 124
Docklands, London +6 20 £550 +4.76%
Canary Wharf +15 11 £413 -8.33%
Uxbridge -1 8 £400 +14.28% 1
Croydon -10 5 £430 +7.63%
Bromley -6 4 £425 -15.00% 2
Hammersmith +1 3 £475 - 1
Chiswick +1 3 £375 -6.25%
Harrow - 3 £288 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +2 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £344 -
Twickenham - 2 £350 - 1
Feltham +2 1 £413 -0.60%
Sidcup - 1 - - 2
Ealing - 1 £250 -
Westminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - - 1
Finchley - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Mitcham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Grays - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1271 (31.78%) Business Analysis
2 1192 (29.81%) Finance
3 1000 (25.01%) Banking
4 813 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
5 560 (14.00%) SQL
6 540 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 511 (12.78%) Investment Banking
8 460 (11.50%) Project Management
9 420 (10.50%) Retail
10 387 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
11 376 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 331 (8.28%) Data Analysis
13 328 (8.20%) Front Office
14 302 (7.55%) Data Modelling
15 301 (7.53%) Use Case
16 264 (6.60%) Scrum
17 263 (6.58%) User Stories
18 262 (6.55%) CRM
18 262 (6.55%) UML
19 257 (6.43%) Migration
20 254 (6.35%) Degree
21 248 (6.20%) Derivative
22 236 (5.90%) Workflow
23 234 (5.85%) E-Commerce
24 222 (5.55%) Change Management
25 216 (5.40%) Asset Management
26 215 (5.38%) MS Excel
27 206 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
27 206 (5.15%) Microsoft
28 183 (4.58%) Back Office

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 97 (2.43%) CMS
3 34 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (0.63%) Drupal
5 19 (0.48%) SAS
6 17 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (0.38%) IBM Notes
8 14 (0.35%) Lync
8 14 (0.35%) Confluence
9 13 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
10 9 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.13%) Documentum
14 4 (0.10%) Magnolia
15 2 (0.050%) Smallworld
15 2 (0.050%) FileNet
15 2 (0.050%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.050%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 215 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 182 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 98 (2.45%) MS Office
4 97 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 69 (1.73%) MS Project
6 15 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.075%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.075%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.050%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 83 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.83%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.48%) Loan IQ
4 18 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.43%) SAP HR
6 16 (0.40%) LatentZero
7 14 (0.35%) SAP Retail
8 13 (0.33%) SAP ERP
8 13 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (0.30%) Endur
9 12 (0.30%) SAP BPC
10 11 (0.28%) SAP SRM
10 11 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
12 9 (0.23%) SAP FI
12 9 (0.23%) SAP CO
12 9 (0.23%) Sentinel
12 9 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
12 9 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
13 8 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.60%) SaaS
2 11 (0.28%) Office 365
3 9 (0.23%) Force.com
4 8 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.075%) IaaS
7 2 (0.050%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.050%) PaaS
7 2 (0.050%) Taleo
7 2 (0.050%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.025%) Trello
8 1 (0.025%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 31 (0.78%) Intranet
2 22 (0.55%) Internet
3 9 (0.23%) SSL
3 9 (0.23%) Firewall
4 8 (0.20%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.18%) HTTP
6 5 (0.13%) DSL
6 5 (0.13%) LDAP
7 4 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.10%) FTP
8 3 (0.075%) Network Security
8 3 (0.075%) VoIP
9 2 (0.050%) LAN
9 2 (0.050%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.050%) Extranet
9 2 (0.050%) MVNO
10 1 (0.025%) IMAP
10 1 (0.025%) NGN
10 1 (0.025%) NAS
10 1 (0.025%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
2 101 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 59 (1.48%) Relational Database
4 51 (1.28%) Data Mining
5 42 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (0.83%) MS Access
6 33 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (0.83%) QlikView
7 26 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (0.60%) Data Mart
9 22 (0.55%) Big Data
10 16 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
11 15 (0.38%) ProClarity
12 13 (0.33%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.30%) SAP BW
13 12 (0.30%) SAP BI
14 11 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 80 (2.00%) JIRA
2 15 (0.38%) Toad
3 12 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (0.30%) ERwin
4 6 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.10%) Rational Rose
7 3 (0.075%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.075%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.075%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.050%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.050%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.050%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.050%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.050%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.050%) MSTest
8 2 (0.050%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.025%) MagicDraw
9 1 (0.025%) TeamCity
General
1 1192 (29.81%) Finance
2 1000 (25.01%) Banking
3 511 (12.78%) Investment Banking
4 420 (10.50%) Retail
5 328 (8.20%) Front Office
6 183 (4.58%) Back Office
7 142 (3.55%) Legal
8 108 (2.70%) Marketing
9 84 (2.10%) Publishing
10 80 (2.00%) Retail Banking
11 69 (1.73%) Telecoms
12 64 (1.60%) Financial Institution
13 59 (1.48%) Advertising
14 43 (1.08%) Law
15 41 (1.03%) Billing
16 36 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
17 33 (0.83%) Games
18 24 (0.60%) Private Banking
19 23 (0.58%) Manufacturing
20 21 (0.53%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (2.23%) XML
2 42 (1.05%) .NET
3 41 (1.03%) Web Services
4 38 (0.95%) HTML
5 34 (0.85%) FpML
6 22 (0.55%) MDX
7 19 (0.48%) Mason
8 17 (0.43%) Middleware
9 12 (0.30%) CSS
10 9 (0.23%) JSON
10 9 (0.23%) HTML5
11 6 (0.15%) J2EE
11 6 (0.15%) SOAP
11 6 (0.15%) Visualforce
11 6 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (0.13%) WCF
12 5 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.13%) SailPoint
12 5 (0.13%) XSLT
12 5 (0.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 387 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 248 (6.20%) Derivative
3 166 (4.15%) Fixed Income
4 161 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 140 (3.50%) Credit Risk
6 133 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 128 (3.20%) Equities
8 117 (2.93%) Market Risk
8 117 (2.93%) User Experience
9 68 (1.70%) Reference Data
10 50 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
11 47 (1.18%) Mobile App
12 46 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
13 41 (1.03%) Open Source
14 33 (0.83%) Computer Science
15 32 (0.80%) Video on Demand
16 31 (0.78%) NHS
17 30 (0.75%) SWIFT
18 29 (0.73%) FMCG
19 27 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (0.95%) Windows
2 30 (0.75%) UNIX
3 17 (0.43%) Apple iOS
4 16 (0.40%) Android
5 12 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.25%) Linux
7 5 (0.13%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.025%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1271 (31.78%) Business Analysis
2 813 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 540 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 460 (11.50%) Project Management
5 376 (9.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 331 (8.28%) Data Analysis
7 302 (7.55%) Data Modelling
8 301 (7.53%) Use Case
9 264 (6.60%) Scrum
10 263 (6.58%) User Stories
11 262 (6.55%) CRM
11 262 (6.55%) UML
12 257 (6.43%) Migration
13 236 (5.90%) Workflow
14 234 (5.85%) E-Commerce
15 222 (5.55%) Change Management
16 216 (5.40%) Asset Management
17 206 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
18 180 (4.50%) GAP Analysis
19 167 (4.18%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 560 (14.00%) SQL
2 53 (1.33%) VBA
3 52 (1.30%) Java
4 29 (0.73%) T-SQL
5 23 (0.58%) C#
6 21 (0.53%) C
7 15 (0.38%) Python
8 13 (0.33%) VB
9 12 (0.30%) C++
10 10 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.20%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.18%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.15%) Perl
13 6 (0.15%) PHP
14 3 (0.075%) R
15 2 (0.050%) RPG
15 2 (0.050%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.050%) PowerHouse
16 1 (0.025%) SAS Macro
16 1 (0.025%) XPath
Qualifications
1 254 (6.35%) Degree
2 137 (3.43%) ISEB
3 45 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 31 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 16 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (0.40%) IIBA
7 15 (0.38%) CBAP
8 13 (0.33%) PMP
8 13 (0.33%) CIMA
9 12 (0.30%) ACCA
10 10 (0.25%) CCAB
11 8 (0.20%) MBA
11 8 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
11 8 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.15%) CISSP
13 6 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 5 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.10%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (2.68%) EMIR
2 97 (2.43%) QA
3 91 (2.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 51 (1.28%) Basel III
5 30 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 27 (0.68%) FATCA
7 24 (0.60%) MiFID
7 24 (0.60%) Data Quality
8 19 (0.48%) AIFMD
8 19 (0.48%) Basel II
9 14 (0.35%) Solvency II
10 13 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.33%) COREP
11 12 (0.30%) CRD IV
12 11 (0.28%) FINREP
13 9 (0.23%) SLA
14 8 (0.20%) UCITS
15 4 (0.10%) COBIT
16 2 (0.050%) ISO 8583
16 2 (0.050%) GAAP
System Software
1 9 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.050%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.025%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.025%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.025%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 206 (5.15%) Microsoft
2 164 (4.10%) SAP
3 143 (3.58%) Oracle
4 105 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (1.25%) Cognos
5 50 (1.25%) Charles River
6 44 (1.10%) Siebel
7 37 (0.93%) Business Objects
8 28 (0.70%) IBM
8 28 (0.70%) Bloomberg
8 28 (0.70%) thinkFolio
9 27 (0.68%) Murex
10 23 (0.58%) Misys
11 22 (0.55%) Calypso
12 19 (0.48%) hybris
12 19 (0.48%) Reuters
13 18 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
14 15 (0.38%) Tableau
14 15 (0.38%) Lotus
14 15 (0.38%) Adobe
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