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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 23 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1589 1948 1843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 6.94% 8.44% 7.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 8.89% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1186 1433 1362
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £30.00 £42.53 £53.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.45% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £23.35 £26.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £112.25 £162.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.83 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -12.46%
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
21700 21910 22982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.98% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15416 15458 15936
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 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 348 435
Median hourly rate £17.37 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 27 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 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 -5 264 £500 +5.26% 41
Canary Wharf -5 26 £375 -11.76%
Croydon -17 8 £370 -11.37%
Twickenham - 5 £300 -
Uxbridge -3 3 £355 -5.64%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 3 £340 -17.07% 2
Brentford +4 2 £272 -1.27%
Barking -2 2 - -
Docklands, London -8 2 - -
Feltham -10 2 £388 -11.93%
Bromley +1 1 - -
Ealing 0 1 £325 -16.66%
Paddington 0 1 £440 -12.00%
Clapham - 1 £388 -
Westminster - 1 £325 - 1
Ilford - 1 £450 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 1051 (33.08%) Finance
2 1024 (32.23%) Business Analysis
3 839 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
4 763 (24.02%) Banking
5 622 (19.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 331 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
7 318 (10.01%) User Stories
8 317 (9.98%) SQL
9 310 (9.76%) Project Management
10 305 (9.60%) Retail
11 268 (8.44%) Data Analysis
12 264 (8.31%) User Acceptance Testing
13 260 (8.18%) Investment Banking
14 245 (7.71%) Scrum
15 237 (7.46%) Use Case
16 217 (6.83%) Change Management
17 209 (6.58%) Front Office
18 188 (5.92%) SDLC
19 181 (5.70%) Degree
20 178 (5.60%) Migration
21 174 (5.48%) Asset Management
22 164 (5.16%) UML
23 158 (4.97%) MiFID
24 154 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 147 (4.63%) Data Modelling
26 144 (4.53%) E-Commerce
26 144 (4.53%) Waterfall
27 143 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
28 142 (4.47%) Derivative
28 142 (4.47%) Target Operating Model

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 92 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 49 (1.54%) CMS
3 37 (1.16%) Confluence
4 10 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 9 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.25%) SAS
6 8 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.19%) Drupal
7 6 (0.19%) OpenStack
7 6 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.16%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.094%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.094%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.063%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.063%) CICS
10 2 (0.063%) Documentum
10 2 (0.063%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.063%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.063%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.031%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 139 (4.38%) MS Visio
2 133 (4.19%) MS Excel
3 100 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 91 (2.86%) MS Office
5 40 (1.26%) MS Project
6 15 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.031%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 27 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (0.57%) thinkFolio
3 14 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
4 11 (0.35%) Summit
5 9 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 8 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 8 (0.25%) SAP HR
7 7 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
8 6 (0.19%) Exstream
9 5 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.16%) Magento
9 5 (0.16%) Sonata
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.13%) Salerio
10 4 (0.13%) SAP PM
10 4 (0.13%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.57%) Office 365
2 17 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
4 8 (0.25%) Google Apps
5 7 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.19%) Basecamp
6 6 (0.19%) PaaS
6 6 (0.19%) SaaS
6 6 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.094%) BlueKai
7 3 (0.094%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.094%) IaaS
7 3 (0.094%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.063%) Lucidchart
8 2 (0.063%) Trello
8 2 (0.063%) Veeva
9 1 (0.031%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.031%) Force.com
9 1 (0.031%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.35%) Internet
2 10 (0.31%) Intranet
3 8 (0.25%) Network Security
4 7 (0.22%) DSL
5 5 (0.16%) Skype
6 3 (0.094%) ATM
6 3 (0.094%) Broadband
6 3 (0.094%) FTP
6 3 (0.094%) WebEx
7 2 (0.063%) Firewall
7 2 (0.063%) HTTP
7 2 (0.063%) LDAP
7 2 (0.063%) NFC
7 2 (0.063%) SSH
7 2 (0.063%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.063%) VoIP
8 1 (0.031%) MVNO
8 1 (0.031%) RFID
8 1 (0.031%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.031%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
2 50 (1.57%) Relational Database
2 50 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 36 (1.13%) Big Data
4 32 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (0.69%) QlikView
7 17 (0.54%) Data Mining
8 14 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 12 (0.38%) MS Access
10 9 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.22%) EDRMS
11 7 (0.22%) PowerPivot
11 7 (0.22%) Qlik Sense
12 6 (0.19%) Data Mart
12 6 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.19%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 97 (3.05%) JIRA
2 19 (0.60%) Rational Rose
3 12 (0.38%) Cucumber
4 11 (0.35%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.063%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.063%) ERwin
6 2 (0.063%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.031%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.031%) CaliberRM
7 1 (0.031%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.031%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.031%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.031%) JBehave
7 1 (0.031%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.031%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.031%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.031%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.031%) Toad
7 1 (0.031%) Visual Studio
General
1 1051 (33.08%) Finance
2 763 (24.02%) Banking
3 305 (9.60%) Retail
4 260 (8.18%) Investment Banking
5 209 (6.58%) Front Office
6 95 (2.99%) Legal
7 90 (2.83%) Marketing
8 77 (2.42%) Back Office
9 76 (2.39%) Retail Banking
10 49 (1.54%) Advertising
11 48 (1.51%) Telecoms
12 39 (1.23%) Financial Institution
13 33 (1.04%) Publishing
14 31 (0.98%) Games
15 29 (0.91%) Law
16 27 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
17 20 (0.63%) Billing
18 17 (0.54%) Manufacturing
19 15 (0.47%) French Language
20 14 (0.44%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (1.79%) XML
2 42 (1.32%) Web Services
3 28 (0.88%) FpML
4 22 (0.69%) .NET
5 19 (0.60%) Gherkin
6 15 (0.47%) HTML
6 15 (0.47%) Middleware
7 11 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (0.31%) RESTful
9 9 (0.28%) JSON
10 7 (0.22%) ASP.NET
11 6 (0.19%) CSS
11 6 (0.19%) HTML5
12 5 (0.16%) EDI
12 5 (0.16%) GWT
12 5 (0.16%) Murex MxML
12 5 (0.16%) XML Messaging
13 4 (0.13%) FIXML
13 4 (0.13%) MDX
13 4 (0.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 331 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 154 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 142 (4.47%) Derivative
4 141 (4.44%) Fixed Income
5 128 (4.03%) Equities
6 119 (3.75%) User Experience
7 86 (2.71%) Management Information System
8 66 (2.08%) Credit Risk
9 51 (1.61%) Market Risk
10 50 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 42 (1.32%) Reinsurance
12 37 (1.16%) Reference Data
13 31 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
13 31 (0.98%) SWIFT
13 31 (0.98%) Visualisation
14 28 (0.88%) OTC Derivatives
14 28 (0.88%) Video on Demand
15 27 (0.85%) Virtual Team
16 23 (0.72%) Fintech
17 21 (0.66%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 30 (0.94%) Windows
2 19 (0.60%) Linux
3 16 (0.50%) Unix
4 10 (0.31%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.13%) Android
5 4 (0.13%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.063%) AIX
6 2 (0.063%) zOS
7 1 (0.031%) MVS
7 1 (0.031%) SUSE
7 1 (0.031%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.031%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.031%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1024 (32.23%) Business Analysis
2 839 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
3 622 (19.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 318 (10.01%) User Stories
5 310 (9.76%) Project Management
6 268 (8.44%) Data Analysis
7 264 (8.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 245 (7.71%) Scrum
9 237 (7.46%) Use Case
10 217 (6.83%) Change Management
11 188 (5.92%) SDLC
12 178 (5.60%) Migration
13 174 (5.48%) Asset Management
14 164 (5.16%) UML
15 147 (4.63%) Data Modelling
16 144 (4.53%) E-Commerce
16 144 (4.53%) Waterfall
17 143 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
18 142 (4.47%) Target Operating Model
19 136 (4.28%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 317 (9.98%) SQL
2 47 (1.48%) Java
3 35 (1.10%) VBA
4 27 (0.85%) C
5 25 (0.79%) C#
6 22 (0.69%) C++
7 18 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 16 (0.50%) Python
9 14 (0.44%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.25%) PHP
12 7 (0.22%) VB
13 6 (0.19%) COBOL
13 6 (0.19%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.13%) Perl
15 3 (0.094%) R
15 3 (0.094%) RPG
15 3 (0.094%) Ruby
15 3 (0.094%) Scala
16 2 (0.063%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 181 (5.70%) Degree
2 111 (3.49%) ISEB
3 92 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 58 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 21 (0.66%) CBAP
6 20 (0.63%) IIBA
7 19 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.31%) CISSP
10 9 (0.28%) CISM
10 9 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 8 (0.25%) Chartered Engineer
11 8 (0.25%) CITP
11 8 (0.25%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.19%) PMP
14 4 (0.13%) ACCA
14 4 (0.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (4.97%) MiFID
2 88 (2.77%) QA
3 52 (1.64%) EMIR
4 47 (1.48%) Data Quality
5 40 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
5 40 (1.26%) Solvency II
6 32 (1.01%) SEPA
7 29 (0.91%) FATCA
8 24 (0.76%) Basel III
9 12 (0.38%) SLA
10 11 (0.35%) COREP
11 10 (0.31%) Basel II
12 8 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (0.19%) CRD IV
13 6 (0.19%) GxP
14 5 (0.16%) GAAP
14 5 (0.16%) ISO20022
15 4 (0.13%) FINREP
16 3 (0.094%) PCI DSS
16 3 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.063%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.063%) HDFS
1 2 (0.063%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.031%) RACF
2 1 (0.031%) Samba
2 1 (0.031%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.13%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.094%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (0.094%) SCOM
4 2 (0.063%) Control-M
4 2 (0.063%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.031%) logstash
5 1 (0.031%) MOM
5 1 (0.031%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.031%) SCCM
5 1 (0.031%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.031%) WSUS
Vendors
1 136 (4.28%) Microsoft
2 103 (3.24%) Oracle
3 73 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
4 68 (2.14%) SAP
5 57 (1.79%) ServiceNow
6 44 (1.38%) Murex
7 32 (1.01%) Tableau
8 29 (0.91%) Guidewire
9 26 (0.82%) Adobe
9 26 (0.82%) Google
10 23 (0.72%) Bloomberg
10 23 (0.72%) Charles River
10 23 (0.72%) hybris
11 18 (0.57%) HP
12 16 (0.50%) Fidessa
13 15 (0.47%) Calypso
14 13 (0.41%) Cognos
14 13 (0.41%) GoldenSource
14 13 (0.41%) IBM
14 13 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
University of Greenwich
Rate: From £31,656 to £36,672 per annum plus £4497 London weighting
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wembley, Middlesex
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £190 to £215 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £675 - £725 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spiers Consulting Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market leading rates - Dependant upon experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago