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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 15 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2008 1987 2438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.61% 8.67% 10.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.36% 9.33% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1447 1774
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 21
Average hourly rate £55.00 £22.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.70% +1.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.93 £19.03 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.25 £39.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.22 £30.91 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.28%
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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 -2 550 £478 +0.52% 157
Docklands, London -1 17 £550 +7.84% 1
Canary Wharf -4 17 £338 -37.20%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 7 £375 - 2
Paddington -4 7 £500 +92.30%
Croydon - 7 £375 - 2
Brentford +5 6 £363 +21.54% 1
Feltham -3 6 £325 -17.92%
Twickenham -1 3 £475 -
Uxbridge -7 3 £315 -25.00% 2
Bromley -1 2 £506 +19.11%
Hackney - 2 £325 -
Chiswick -1 1 £350 -
Barking - 1 £250 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1434 (35.27%) Finance
2 1257 (30.91%) Business Analysis
3 1076 (26.46%) Banking
4 863 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
5 705 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 529 (13.01%) SQL
7 499 (12.27%) Investment Banking
8 438 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
9 397 (9.76%) Project Management
10 353 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 310 (7.62%) Retail
12 288 (7.08%) Use Case
13 285 (7.01%) CRM
14 284 (6.98%) Data Analysis
15 279 (6.86%) User Stories
16 277 (6.81%) Scrum
17 273 (6.71%) Data Modelling
18 270 (6.64%) Front Office
19 265 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
20 258 (6.35%) Migration
21 251 (6.17%) Microsoft
22 240 (5.90%) Derivative
23 236 (5.80%) Asset Management
24 231 (5.68%) Degree
25 224 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
25 224 (5.51%) MS Excel
26 221 (5.44%) UML
27 218 (5.36%) E-Commerce
28 210 (5.16%) Workflow
29 209 (5.14%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 124 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 42 (1.03%) CMS
3 34 (0.84%) SAS
4 31 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 23 (0.57%) Confluence
6 22 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
7 21 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.25%) Lync
9 10 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.17%) IBM Notes
10 7 (0.17%) LiveLink
11 6 (0.15%) FileNet
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.12%) Drupal
13 4 (0.098%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.098%) MTS
14 3 (0.074%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.074%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.025%) Liferay
Applications
1 224 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 207 (5.09%) MS Visio
3 137 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 119 (2.93%) MS Office
5 48 (1.18%) MS Project
6 29 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.17%) Shockwave
8 5 (0.12%) SPSS
8 5 (0.12%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.074%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.025%) Mingle
10 1 (0.025%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 99 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.61%) Markit EDM
3 23 (0.57%) thinkFolio
4 22 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 18 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
6 18 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
7 17 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
8 14 (0.34%) Summit
9 13 (0.32%) SAP FI
10 11 (0.27%) SAP CO
10 11 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
11 9 (0.22%) Global One
11 9 (0.22%) LatentZero
11 9 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
11 9 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
12 8 (0.20%) Loan IQ
12 8 (0.20%) HFM
12 8 (0.20%) Adaptiv
12 8 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 20 (0.49%) SaaS
2 19 (0.47%) Office 365
3 14 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
4 8 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.15%) Yammer
6 5 (0.12%) IaaS
6 5 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.098%) Taleo
8 3 (0.074%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.074%) Force.com
9 2 (0.049%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.049%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.025%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.025%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.025%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 35 (0.86%) Internet
2 24 (0.59%) Intranet
3 17 (0.42%) Network Security
4 12 (0.30%) MVNO
5 10 (0.25%) Broadband
6 5 (0.12%) Firewall
7 4 (0.098%) LAN
7 4 (0.098%) WAN
7 4 (0.098%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.074%) CTI
8 3 (0.074%) FTP
8 3 (0.074%) HTTP
8 3 (0.074%) SSH
8 3 (0.074%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.049%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.049%) WebEx
9 2 (0.049%) DSL
9 2 (0.049%) SSL
10 1 (0.025%) SAN
10 1 (0.025%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
2 80 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 59 (1.45%) QlikView
4 48 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 42 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 40 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (0.98%) Big Data
7 35 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (0.64%) MS Access
10 20 (0.49%) Oracle Database
11 17 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
11 17 (0.42%) EDRMS
12 13 (0.32%) DataStage
12 13 (0.32%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.30%) Spotfire
13 12 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.20%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 121 (2.98%) JIRA
2 17 (0.42%) Rational Rose
3 7 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.12%) Axure RP
4 5 (0.12%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.12%) ERwin
5 4 (0.098%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.098%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.074%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.049%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.025%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.025%) PeopleTools
8 1 (0.025%) JUnit
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.025%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.025%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.025%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.025%) JBehave
8 1 (0.025%) Mocha
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1434 (35.27%) Finance
2 1076 (26.46%) Banking
3 499 (12.27%) Investment Banking
4 310 (7.62%) Retail
5 270 (6.64%) Front Office
6 166 (4.08%) Back Office
7 125 (3.07%) Legal
8 92 (2.26%) Marketing
9 80 (1.97%) Retail Banking
10 74 (1.82%) Advertising
10 74 (1.82%) Law
11 66 (1.62%) Telecoms
12 56 (1.38%) Financial Institution
13 48 (1.18%) Billing
14 43 (1.06%) Publishing
15 39 (0.96%) General Ledger
16 35 (0.86%) French Language
17 23 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
17 23 (0.57%) Games
18 16 (0.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (1.94%) .NET
2 66 (1.62%) XML
3 37 (0.91%) HTML
4 33 (0.81%) FpML
5 31 (0.76%) Web Services
6 30 (0.74%) Middleware
7 22 (0.54%) HTML5
8 15 (0.37%) ASP.NET
9 13 (0.32%) JSON
10 12 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.30%) .NET Framework
11 11 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (0.20%) Gherkin
13 7 (0.17%) Flash
14 6 (0.15%) REST
14 6 (0.15%) RESTful
15 5 (0.12%) Mason
15 5 (0.12%) MDX
15 5 (0.12%) CSS
16 4 (0.098%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 438 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 240 (5.90%) Derivative
3 182 (4.48%) Fixed Income
4 167 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 156 (3.84%) Equities
6 119 (2.93%) User Experience
7 103 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 100 (2.46%) Market Risk
9 88 (2.16%) Credit Risk
10 67 (1.65%) Reference Data
11 65 (1.60%) SWIFT
12 56 (1.38%) Data Structures
13 39 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
14 38 (0.93%) NHS
15 37 (0.91%) FMCG
16 33 (0.81%) Computer Science
17 32 (0.79%) Visualisation
18 31 (0.76%) Mobile App
18 31 (0.76%) Data Centre
19 29 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 36 (0.89%) UNIX
2 28 (0.69%) Windows
3 12 (0.30%) Android
4 9 (0.22%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.12%) Linux
6 4 (0.098%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.049%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.049%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.049%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.025%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.025%) VMS
8 1 (0.025%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.025%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1257 (30.91%) Business Analysis
2 863 (21.22%) Agile Software Development
3 705 (17.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 397 (9.76%) Project Management
5 353 (8.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 288 (7.08%) Use Case
7 285 (7.01%) CRM
8 284 (6.98%) Data Analysis
9 279 (6.86%) User Stories
10 277 (6.81%) Scrum
11 273 (6.71%) Data Modelling
12 265 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
13 258 (6.35%) Migration
14 236 (5.80%) Asset Management
15 221 (5.44%) UML
16 218 (5.36%) E-Commerce
17 210 (5.16%) Workflow
18 209 (5.14%) Change Management
19 195 (4.80%) SDLC
20 189 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 529 (13.01%) SQL
2 71 (1.75%) Java
3 53 (1.30%) VBA
4 37 (0.91%) C#
5 32 (0.79%) JavaScript
6 31 (0.76%) C
7 24 (0.59%) T-SQL
8 15 (0.37%) VB
9 11 (0.27%) C++
10 9 (0.22%) Python
10 9 (0.22%) R
11 7 (0.17%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.12%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.074%) XMLA
13 3 (0.074%) PHP
14 2 (0.049%) Scala
15 1 (0.025%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.025%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.025%) SQR
15 1 (0.025%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 231 (5.68%) Degree
2 119 (2.93%) ISEB
3 65 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 35 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 26 (0.64%) IIBA
6 24 (0.59%) PMI Certification
7 16 (0.39%) PMP
7 16 (0.39%) CIMA
8 15 (0.37%) CBAP
8 15 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.37%) ACCA
9 8 (0.20%) CISA
9 8 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.17%) CISSP
10 7 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 7 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 5 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.098%) MBA
12 4 (0.098%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (3.74%) QA
2 102 (2.51%) EMIR
3 82 (2.02%) Dodd-Frank
4 73 (1.80%) MiFID
5 59 (1.45%) FATCA
6 53 (1.30%) Solvency II
7 33 (0.81%) Data Quality
8 27 (0.66%) Basel III
9 20 (0.49%) GAAP
10 17 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.37%) SLA
11 15 (0.37%) COREP
12 13 (0.32%) CRD IV
13 11 (0.27%) AIFMD
14 5 (0.12%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.098%) Basel II
16 3 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 3 (0.074%) UCITS
16 3 (0.074%) FINREP
17 2 (0.049%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.049%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.025%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.074%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.049%) SCCM
4 1 (0.025%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.025%) systemd
4 1 (0.025%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.025%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.025%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.025%) Control-M
4 1 (0.025%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 251 (6.17%) Microsoft
2 182 (4.48%) Oracle
3 119 (2.93%) SAP
4 79 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 50 (1.23%) IBM
6 45 (1.11%) Business Objects
7 39 (0.96%) Cognos
8 34 (0.84%) Teradata
9 32 (0.79%) Siebel
9 32 (0.79%) Calypso
10 29 (0.71%) Murex
10 29 (0.71%) Adobe
11 27 (0.66%) ServiceNow
12 26 (0.64%) Tableau
12 26 (0.64%) Informatica
12 26 (0.64%) Bloomberg
13 25 (0.61%) Guidewire
14 24 (0.59%) Hyperion
15 21 (0.52%) Charles River
15 21 (0.52%) SimCorp
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