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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 15 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1797 1641 1876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.49% 7.74% 8.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.96% 8.19% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1366 1212 1417
Average daily rate £475 £450 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.25 £54.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +97.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 314 £520 +11.82% 102
Canary Wharf +2 13 £425 -13.92%
Feltham +5 9 £350 -9.67% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +5 6 £406 +27.10% 3
Croydon -8 6 £475 +15.15% 3
Docklands, London -5 5 £518 -5.90% 1
Ealing - 4 £350 -
Hammersmith - 4 £425 -
Wimbledon - 4 £425 -
Hounslow +6 3 £413 +3.12%
Brentford +5 3 £415 +20.28%
Uxbridge +1 2 £375 -
Bromley -7 2 £325 -38.09%
Edgware - 2 £390 -
Harrow - 2 £390 -
Wembley - 2 £426 -
Barnet - 1 £400 -
Osterley - 1 £470 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1352 (36.46%) Finance
2 1184 (31.93%) Business Analysis
3 1091 (29.42%) Banking
4 790 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
5 679 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 492 (13.27%) Investment Banking
7 426 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
8 402 (10.84%) SQL
9 378 (10.19%) Project Management
10 334 (9.01%) Front Office
11 329 (8.87%) Derivative
12 325 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 276 (7.44%) Retail
14 268 (7.23%) Asset Management
15 245 (6.61%) User Stories
16 241 (6.50%) Use Case
17 234 (6.31%) Scrum
18 223 (6.01%) Migration
19 222 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 218 (5.88%) MiFID
21 217 (5.85%) Data Analysis
22 211 (5.69%) Change Management
23 202 (5.45%) CRM
24 188 (5.07%) MS Excel
25 186 (5.02%) Degree
26 181 (4.88%) Risk Management
27 180 (4.85%) Microsoft
27 180 (4.85%) Equities
28 178 (4.80%) Data Modelling
29 175 (4.72%) SDLC

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 77 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 64 (1.73%) CMS
3 30 (0.81%) Confluence
4 23 (0.62%) SAS
5 13 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (0.27%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.16%) LiveLink
8 6 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.13%) Apache
10 4 (0.11%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.081%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.081%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.081%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.081%) Drupal
11 3 (0.081%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.054%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.054%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.054%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 188 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 145 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 124 (3.34%) MS Office
4 119 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 44 (1.19%) MS Project
6 11 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.054%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.027%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.027%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 79 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.84%) Summit
3 22 (0.59%) thinkFolio
4 19 (0.51%) Temenos T24
5 18 (0.49%) Endur
6 16 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 15 (0.40%) Markit EDM
7 15 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
8 12 (0.32%) Bankmaster
8 12 (0.32%) Finacle
8 12 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 10 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.27%) Hi Portfolio
10 9 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
10 9 (0.24%) Sonata
10 9 (0.24%) TradeThru
11 7 (0.19%) Loan IQ
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
12 6 (0.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 6 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 25 (0.67%) Office 365
2 13 (0.35%) SaaS
3 8 (0.22%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.054%) Force.com
8 2 (0.054%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.054%) PaaS
9 1 (0.027%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.027%) IaaS
9 1 (0.027%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.027%) Taleo
9 1 (0.027%) Trello
9 1 (0.027%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.57%) Intranet
2 11 (0.30%) Internet
3 7 (0.19%) WAN
4 6 (0.16%) WebEx
5 5 (0.13%) SSH
6 4 (0.11%) ATM
6 4 (0.11%) CTI
6 4 (0.11%) LAN
7 3 (0.081%) DNS
7 3 (0.081%) HTTP
7 3 (0.081%) MVNO
7 3 (0.081%) Network Security
8 2 (0.054%) Firewall
8 2 (0.054%) GSM
8 2 (0.054%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.054%) SDH
8 2 (0.054%) VoIP
8 2 (0.054%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.054%) Wireless
9 1 (0.027%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 81 (2.18%) SQL Server
3 52 (1.40%) Big Data
4 39 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 26 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (0.65%) Hadoop
7 21 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 20 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (0.49%) QlikView
10 14 (0.38%) MS Access
10 14 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (0.32%) Spotfire
12 11 (0.30%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.19%) GIS
14 7 (0.19%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.19%) Power BI
15 6 (0.16%) MySQL
15 6 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 70 (1.89%) JIRA
2 9 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.22%) Rational Rose
4 6 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
5 4 (0.11%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.11%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.11%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.081%) PowerDesigner
7 2 (0.054%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.054%) JBehave
7 2 (0.054%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.054%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.054%) RequisitePro
7 2 (0.054%) Toad
7 2 (0.054%) VersionOne
7 2 (0.054%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.027%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.027%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.027%) SpecFlow
General
1 1352 (36.46%) Finance
2 1091 (29.42%) Banking
3 492 (13.27%) Investment Banking
4 334 (9.01%) Front Office
5 276 (7.44%) Retail
6 163 (4.40%) Back Office
7 159 (4.29%) Legal
8 98 (2.64%) Marketing
9 84 (2.27%) Retail Banking
10 67 (1.81%) Financial Institution
11 64 (1.73%) Telecoms
12 52 (1.40%) Law
13 50 (1.35%) Publishing
14 49 (1.32%) Advertising
15 32 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
16 30 (0.81%) Private Banking
17 24 (0.65%) Games
17 24 (0.65%) General Ledger
18 22 (0.59%) Billing
19 21 (0.57%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (1.91%) XML
2 29 (0.78%) Web Services
3 27 (0.73%) .NET
3 27 (0.73%) FpML
4 20 (0.54%) Middleware
5 19 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
6 14 (0.38%) Velocity
7 11 (0.30%) HTML
8 9 (0.24%) Gherkin
9 8 (0.22%) FIXML
10 7 (0.19%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.16%) COM
11 6 (0.16%) HTML5
11 6 (0.16%) JMS
11 6 (0.16%) REST
12 5 (0.13%) JSON
12 5 (0.13%) XML Schema
13 4 (0.11%) CSS
13 4 (0.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 426 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
2 329 (8.87%) Derivative
3 222 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 180 (4.85%) Equities
5 150 (4.05%) Fixed Income
6 135 (3.64%) Market Risk
7 119 (3.21%) User Experience
8 97 (2.62%) Credit Risk
9 89 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 70 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
11 67 (1.81%) Reference Data
12 38 (1.02%) Data Structures
13 37 (1.00%) Mobile App
14 36 (0.97%) Hedge funds
15 35 (0.94%) Computer Science
15 35 (0.94%) Reinsurance
16 34 (0.92%) NHS
17 31 (0.84%) Visualisation
18 27 (0.73%) Credit Derivative
18 27 (0.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (1.00%) Windows
2 18 (0.49%) Unix
3 11 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.27%) Android
5 9 (0.24%) Linux
6 7 (0.19%) Windows Vista
7 6 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.081%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.054%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.054%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.027%) AIX
10 1 (0.027%) Solaris
10 1 (0.027%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.027%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1184 (31.93%) Business Analysis
2 790 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
3 679 (18.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 378 (10.19%) Project Management
5 325 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 268 (7.23%) Asset Management
7 245 (6.61%) User Stories
8 241 (6.50%) Use Case
9 234 (6.31%) Scrum
10 223 (6.01%) Migration
11 217 (5.85%) Data Analysis
12 211 (5.69%) Change Management
13 202 (5.45%) CRM
14 181 (4.88%) Risk Management
15 178 (4.80%) Data Modelling
16 175 (4.72%) SDLC
17 165 (4.45%) E-Commerce
18 162 (4.37%) Business Intelligence
19 156 (4.21%) Waterfall
20 153 (4.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 402 (10.84%) SQL
2 62 (1.67%) Java
3 54 (1.46%) C#
4 24 (0.65%) VBA
5 21 (0.57%) C
6 20 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 15 (0.40%) C++
8 14 (0.38%) Python
9 12 (0.32%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.19%) PHP
10 7 (0.19%) R
11 6 (0.16%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.13%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.11%) AWK
13 4 (0.11%) sed
13 4 (0.11%) VBScript
14 3 (0.081%) VB
14 3 (0.081%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.054%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.054%) Scala
Qualifications
1 186 (5.02%) Degree
2 107 (2.89%) ISEB
3 66 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 33 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 21 (0.57%) ACCA
6 18 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (0.46%) CIMA
8 14 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.32%) IIBA
10 11 (0.30%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.27%) CBAP
11 10 (0.27%) PMP
11 10 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
13 8 (0.22%) CCA
14 6 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.16%) CISSP
14 6 (0.16%) PCI QSA
14 6 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (5.88%) MiFID
2 153 (4.13%) QA
3 134 (3.61%) EMIR
4 90 (2.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 81 (2.18%) Data Quality
6 66 (1.78%) Solvency II
7 60 (1.62%) FATCA
8 37 (1.00%) AIFMD
9 25 (0.67%) Basel III
10 13 (0.35%) SEPA
11 12 (0.32%) Basel II
11 12 (0.32%) CRD IV
11 12 (0.32%) UCITS
12 9 (0.24%) COREP
13 8 (0.22%) SLA
14 7 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
14 7 (0.19%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 5 (0.13%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.027%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.027%) RACF
2 1 (0.027%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.027%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.11%) vRealize
3 2 (0.054%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (0.054%) SCCM
3 2 (0.054%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.027%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.027%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.027%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 180 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 118 (3.18%) Oracle
3 87 (2.35%) SAP
4 86 (2.32%) Murex
5 84 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 46 (1.24%) Calypso
7 38 (1.02%) ServiceNow
8 35 (0.94%) Bloomberg
8 35 (0.94%) Charles River
9 32 (0.86%) Tableau
10 26 (0.70%) hybris
11 21 (0.57%) Cognos
12 20 (0.54%) Adobe
13 19 (0.51%) Sitecore
14 18 (0.49%) Fidessa
14 18 (0.49%) SunGard
15 17 (0.46%) OpenLink
16 15 (0.40%) Avaloq
17 14 (0.38%) Reuters
17 14 (0.38%) SmartStream
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £600 - £680 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
MPower+
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £175.00 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day , Commensurate with experience.
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £3801 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago