The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 22 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1585 1980 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.98% 8.37% 7.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.35% 8.84% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1477 1348
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £76.25 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.93% +280.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £28.65 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £125.25 £156.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
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
21551 22395 23085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.71% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15332 15718 15678
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 329 439
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 262 £500 +5.26% 73
Canary Wharf -5 16 £400 -15.78%
Croydon -12 7 £385 -7.78% 1
Docklands, London -4 6 £600 +13.74%
Feltham -9 4 £379 -10.35%
Ealing - 4 £343 -
Paddington +3 3 £440 -12.00%
Twickenham +1 3 £300 -36.84%
Barking -1 3 - -
Uxbridge -2 3 £390 +23.80% 2
Brentford -2 2 £272 -1.27% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -10 2 £420 +2.43% 4
Westminster - 2 £325 -
Bromley 0 1 £525 +23.52% 1
Romford - 1 - -
Clapham - 1 £388 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 1078 (33.57%) Finance
2 1045 (32.54%) Business Analysis
3 803 (25.01%) Agile Software Development
4 755 (23.51%) Banking
5 624 (19.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 344 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
7 325 (10.12%) User Stories
8 319 (9.93%) Project Management
9 317 (9.87%) Retail
10 310 (9.65%) SQL
11 272 (8.47%) Investment Banking
12 262 (8.16%) Data Analysis
13 261 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 239 (7.44%) Use Case
15 236 (7.35%) Scrum
16 196 (6.10%) Change Management
17 188 (5.85%) SDLC
18 187 (5.82%) Asset Management
19 186 (5.79%) Front Office
20 177 (5.51%) Migration
20 177 (5.51%) UML
21 167 (5.20%) Degree
22 155 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
23 146 (4.55%) CRM
24 144 (4.48%) Microsoft
25 141 (4.39%) E-Commerce
25 141 (4.39%) GAP Analysis
26 139 (4.33%) Waterfall
27 137 (4.27%) Derivative
28 135 (4.20%) Data Modelling

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 89 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 53 (1.65%) CMS
3 37 (1.15%) Confluence
4 12 (0.37%) SAS
5 8 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.25%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.19%) Drupal
6 6 (0.19%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.093%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.093%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.062%) CICS
9 2 (0.062%) Documentum
9 2 (0.062%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.062%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.062%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.031%) Exstream Dialogue
10 1 (0.031%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.031%) WordPress
Applications
1 133 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 130 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 108 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 96 (2.99%) MS Office
5 38 (1.18%) MS Project
6 19 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.031%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.031%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 37 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (0.40%) Summit
4 11 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
4 11 (0.34%) thinkFolio
5 9 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.28%) Maximo
5 9 (0.28%) SAP HR
6 8 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.19%) Exstream
8 6 (0.19%) Magento
8 6 (0.19%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
9 5 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.12%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
3 10 (0.31%) Office 365
4 7 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.22%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.19%) Basecamp
5 6 (0.19%) SaaS
6 5 (0.16%) PaaS
7 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.12%) IaaS
7 4 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.093%) BlueKai
8 3 (0.093%) Trello
9 2 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.062%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.062%) Veeva
10 1 (0.031%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.031%) Force.com
10 1 (0.031%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.34%) Internet
2 10 (0.31%) Network Security
3 9 (0.28%) Intranet
4 5 (0.16%) FTP
5 4 (0.12%) Broadband
6 3 (0.093%) ATM
6 3 (0.093%) Firewall
6 3 (0.093%) LDAP
6 3 (0.093%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.093%) WebEx
7 2 (0.062%) HTTP
7 2 (0.062%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.062%) LAN
7 2 (0.062%) Skype
7 2 (0.062%) SSH
7 2 (0.062%) VoIP
7 2 (0.062%) WAN
8 1 (0.031%) MVNO
8 1 (0.031%) PBX
8 1 (0.031%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
2 52 (1.62%) SQL Server
3 49 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 37 (1.15%) Big Data
5 32 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (0.69%) QlikView
8 21 (0.65%) Data Mining
9 20 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.37%) MS Access
11 11 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 11 (0.34%) Data Mart
11 11 (0.34%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.31%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.25%) MySQL
13 8 (0.25%) Qlik Sense
14 7 (0.22%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.22%) PowerPivot
14 7 (0.22%) SAP HANA
15 6 (0.19%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 91 (2.83%) JIRA
2 19 (0.59%) Rational Rose
3 12 (0.37%) Cucumber
4 8 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.062%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.062%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.062%) ERwin
7 2 (0.062%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.031%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.031%) CaliberRM
8 1 (0.031%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.031%) JBehave
8 1 (0.031%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.031%) RequisitePro
8 1 (0.031%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.031%) Subversion
8 1 (0.031%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.031%) Toad
General
1 1078 (33.57%) Finance
2 755 (23.51%) Banking
3 317 (9.87%) Retail
4 272 (8.47%) Investment Banking
5 186 (5.79%) Front Office
6 101 (3.15%) Legal
7 94 (2.93%) Marketing
8 90 (2.80%) Back Office
9 74 (2.30%) Retail Banking
10 51 (1.59%) Advertising
11 46 (1.43%) Telecoms
12 34 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 34 (1.06%) Games
12 34 (1.06%) Law
13 33 (1.03%) Publishing
14 28 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
15 17 (0.53%) Billing
16 16 (0.50%) General Ledger
16 16 (0.50%) Manufacturing
17 15 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (1.65%) XML
2 38 (1.18%) Web Services
3 22 (0.69%) FpML
4 21 (0.65%) Gherkin
5 20 (0.62%) .NET
6 16 (0.50%) HTML
7 11 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (0.31%) Middleware
9 8 (0.25%) HTML5
10 7 (0.22%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.22%) CSS
10 7 (0.22%) FIXML
11 6 (0.19%) Murex MxML
12 5 (0.16%) EDI
12 5 (0.16%) JSON
12 5 (0.16%) RESTful
12 5 (0.16%) XML Messaging
13 4 (0.12%) Apache Flex
13 4 (0.12%) MDX
13 4 (0.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 344 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (4.27%) Derivative
3 123 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 122 (3.80%) User Experience
5 106 (3.30%) Fixed Income
6 104 (3.24%) Equities
7 99 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 82 (2.55%) Credit Risk
9 63 (1.96%) Market Risk
10 51 (1.59%) Mobile App
11 33 (1.03%) Reinsurance
12 31 (0.97%) Video on Demand
13 30 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
14 27 (0.84%) OTC Derivatives
14 27 (0.84%) SWIFT
15 26 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 26 (0.81%) Visualisation
16 25 (0.78%) Reference Data
17 24 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
18 23 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (0.93%) Windows
2 19 (0.59%) Unix
3 14 (0.44%) Linux
4 11 (0.34%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.19%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.12%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.093%) Android
8 2 (0.062%) AIX
8 2 (0.062%) zOS
9 1 (0.031%) SUSE
9 1 (0.031%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.031%) VMS
9 1 (0.031%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.031%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.031%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.031%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1045 (32.54%) Business Analysis
2 803 (25.01%) Agile Software Development
3 624 (19.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 325 (10.12%) User Stories
5 319 (9.93%) Project Management
6 262 (8.16%) Data Analysis
7 261 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 239 (7.44%) Use Case
9 236 (7.35%) Scrum
10 196 (6.10%) Change Management
11 188 (5.85%) SDLC
12 187 (5.82%) Asset Management
13 177 (5.51%) Migration
13 177 (5.51%) UML
14 155 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
15 146 (4.55%) CRM
16 141 (4.39%) E-Commerce
16 141 (4.39%) GAP Analysis
17 139 (4.33%) Waterfall
18 135 (4.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 310 (9.65%) SQL
2 52 (1.62%) Java
3 34 (1.06%) VBA
4 32 (1.00%) C#
5 23 (0.72%) C++
6 19 (0.59%) Python
7 18 (0.56%) C
8 16 (0.50%) T-SQL
9 15 (0.47%) JavaScript
10 10 (0.31%) PHP
11 8 (0.25%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.22%) VB
13 5 (0.16%) COBOL
13 5 (0.16%) Perl
13 5 (0.16%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.12%) R
15 3 (0.093%) RPG
15 3 (0.093%) Ruby
15 3 (0.093%) Scala
16 1 (0.031%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 167 (5.20%) Degree
2 118 (3.67%) ISEB
3 98 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 63 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 21 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 21 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (0.62%) IIBA
7 16 (0.50%) CBAP
8 13 (0.40%) CISSP
8 13 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 11 (0.34%) CISM
9 11 (0.34%) PMP
10 10 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.22%) ACCA
11 7 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
11 7 (0.22%) CITP
11 7 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
11 7 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (4.02%) MiFID
2 90 (2.80%) QA
3 47 (1.46%) Data Quality
4 44 (1.37%) EMIR
5 37 (1.15%) Solvency II
6 34 (1.06%) Dodd-Frank
7 33 (1.03%) FATCA
8 30 (0.93%) SEPA
9 22 (0.69%) Basel III
10 13 (0.40%) COREP
11 12 (0.37%) SLA
12 11 (0.34%) Basel II
13 8 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
14 7 (0.22%) CRD IV
15 5 (0.16%) AIFMD
15 5 (0.16%) FINREP
15 5 (0.16%) GxP
15 5 (0.16%) PMBOK
16 4 (0.12%) PCI DSS
17 3 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.062%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.031%) HDFS
3 1 (0.031%) RACF
3 1 (0.031%) Samba
3 1 (0.031%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.19%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.093%) MOM
5 2 (0.062%) Control-M
5 2 (0.062%) Thomson Reuters DACS
6 1 (0.031%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.031%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.031%) SCCM
6 1 (0.031%) WSUS
Vendors
1 144 (4.48%) Microsoft
2 115 (3.58%) Oracle
3 79 (2.46%) SAP
4 78 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
5 62 (1.93%) ServiceNow
6 54 (1.68%) Murex
7 34 (1.06%) hybris
8 27 (0.84%) Tableau
9 24 (0.75%) Adobe
10 23 (0.72%) Google
10 23 (0.72%) Guidewire
11 22 (0.69%) Calypso
12 21 (0.65%) Charles River
12 21 (0.65%) IBM
13 19 (0.59%) HP
14 15 (0.47%) Bloomberg
15 14 (0.44%) Fidessa
16 12 (0.37%) Cognos
17 11 (0.34%) Siebel
18 10 (0.31%) GoldenSource
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