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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 16 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1866 2489 2510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.96% 10.04% 11.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.63% 10.77% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1869 1880
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£450 £490 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.16% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 17
Average hourly rate £61.75 £32.25 £43.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.45% -26.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £20.45 £34.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.50 £43.73 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.32% -16.66%
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
21620 23101 21047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.28% 93.19% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15578 15961 14010
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 £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 386 534
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 -6 453 £450 -10.00% 119
Docklands, London +1 15 £553 +9.29% 2
Croydon -1 11 £475 +11.76% 1
Canary Wharf -6 11 £400 -20.00%
Bromley +7 10 £575 +21.05% 3
Uxbridge +1 8 £375 -17.80% 2
Hounslow +1 3 £438 +30.59% 1
Kingston Upon Thames 0 3 £333 -5.00% 1
Wembley 0 2 £313 -3.10%
Hammersmith 0 2 £380 +1.33%
Harrow -2 2 £288 -17.85%
Chessington -5 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £288 -
Twickenham - 2 £350 -
Surbiton +8 1 £388 +10.71%
Enfield - 1 - - 1
Greenford - 1 - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1205 (31.66%) Finance
2 1193 (31.35%) Business Analysis
3 960 (25.22%) Banking
4 834 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
5 539 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 503 (13.22%) SQL
7 477 (12.53%) Project Management
7 477 (12.53%) Investment Banking
8 390 (10.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 365 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
10 361 (9.49%) Retail
11 317 (8.33%) Data Analysis
12 291 (7.65%) Front Office
13 277 (7.28%) Use Case
14 276 (7.25%) Data Modelling
15 247 (6.49%) Scrum
16 244 (6.41%) Degree
17 241 (6.33%) Migration
18 234 (6.15%) User Stories
19 233 (6.12%) E-Commerce
20 231 (6.07%) CRM
20 231 (6.07%) Microsoft
20 231 (6.07%) MS Excel
21 224 (5.89%) UML
22 216 (5.68%) Derivative
23 214 (5.62%) Workflow
24 210 (5.52%) MS Visio
25 204 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
26 182 (4.78%) GAP Analysis
27 179 (4.70%) Back Office

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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
1 101 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 64 (1.68%) CMS
3 28 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 20 (0.53%) Lync
5 20 (0.53%) SAS
6 19 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
7 10 (0.26%) Confluence
8 9 (0.24%) IBM Notes
9 7 (0.18%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.18%) Drupal
10 6 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.13%) Documentum
12 4 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.053%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.053%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.053%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.053%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.026%) FileNet
14 1 (0.026%) MQSeries
Applications
1 231 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 210 (5.52%) MS Visio
3 115 (3.02%) MS Office
3 115 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (1.73%) MS Project
5 14 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.16%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.079%) SPSS
8 3 (0.079%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.079%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 96 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.74%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.45%) Loan IQ
4 14 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 14 (0.37%) Endur
4 14 (0.37%) SAP Retail
5 13 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 11 (0.29%) SAP BPC
7 10 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
8 8 (0.21%) LatentZero
8 8 (0.21%) Summit
9 7 (0.18%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.18%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.18%) Aligne
9 7 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (0.81%) SaaS
2 9 (0.24%) Office 365
3 5 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (0.13%) Force.com
3 5 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.079%) IaaS
5 2 (0.053%) PaaS
5 2 (0.053%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.053%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.053%) Taleo
6 1 (0.026%) Trello
6 1 (0.026%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.026%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.55%) Intranet
2 14 (0.37%) Internet
3 11 (0.29%) Firewall
4 9 (0.24%) SSL
4 9 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 8 (0.21%) LDAP
5 8 (0.21%) HTTP
6 5 (0.13%) FTP
7 4 (0.11%) VoIP
8 3 (0.079%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.079%) WAN
8 3 (0.079%) LAN
8 3 (0.079%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.079%) DSL
8 3 (0.079%) RFID
8 3 (0.079%) Network Security
9 2 (0.053%) NFC
9 2 (0.053%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.026%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.026%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
2 105 (2.76%) SQL Server
3 66 (1.73%) Relational Database
4 46 (1.21%) Data Mining
4 46 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (1.00%) QlikView
6 35 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (0.76%) Big Data
8 26 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 25 (0.66%) MS Access
10 20 (0.53%) Data Mart
11 17 (0.45%) SAP BI
12 16 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
13 13 (0.34%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.32%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.29%) SAP BW
16 10 (0.26%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (0.24%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 75 (1.97%) JIRA
2 16 (0.42%) Toad
3 11 (0.29%) Rational Rose
4 7 (0.18%) ERwin
5 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.16%) TestDirector
6 5 (0.13%) ClearQuest
6 5 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.11%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.079%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.053%) MSTest
9 2 (0.053%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.053%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.053%) RequisitePro
9 2 (0.053%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.026%) JMeter
10 1 (0.026%) MagicDraw
10 1 (0.026%) LSMW
10 1 (0.026%) ClearCase
General
1 1205 (31.66%) Finance
2 960 (25.22%) Banking
3 477 (12.53%) Investment Banking
4 361 (9.49%) Retail
5 291 (7.65%) Front Office
6 179 (4.70%) Back Office
7 143 (3.76%) Legal
8 89 (2.34%) Marketing
9 83 (2.18%) Retail Banking
10 74 (1.94%) Publishing
11 60 (1.58%) Telecoms
12 57 (1.50%) Advertising
13 47 (1.23%) Financial Institution
14 45 (1.18%) Law
15 33 (0.87%) Games
15 33 (0.87%) Billing
16 31 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
17 26 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
18 22 (0.58%) Manufacturing
19 19 (0.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (2.63%) XML
2 50 (1.31%) Web Services
3 48 (1.26%) FpML
4 39 (1.02%) HTML
5 34 (0.89%) .NET
6 18 (0.47%) Middleware
7 15 (0.39%) Mason
8 14 (0.37%) HTML5
9 11 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
10 10 (0.26%) SOAP
11 9 (0.24%) CSS
11 9 (0.24%) MDX
12 7 (0.18%) JSON
13 6 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
13 6 (0.16%) Visualforce
13 6 (0.16%) CGI
14 5 (0.13%) EDI
14 5 (0.13%) SailPoint
14 5 (0.13%) Apache Flex
15 4 (0.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 365 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 216 (5.68%) Derivative
3 161 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 130 (3.42%) Management Information System
5 119 (3.13%) Market Risk
6 115 (3.02%) User Experience
7 112 (2.94%) Equities
8 107 (2.81%) Credit Risk
9 105 (2.76%) Fixed Income
10 53 (1.39%) Reference Data
11 49 (1.29%) Credit Derivative
12 43 (1.13%) SWIFT
13 38 (1.00%) Data Structures
14 35 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
14 35 (0.92%) Open Source
14 35 (0.92%) Mobile App
15 32 (0.84%) Computer Science
15 32 (0.84%) NHS
16 30 (0.79%) Video on Demand
17 25 (0.66%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 60 (1.58%) Windows
2 37 (0.97%) UNIX
3 28 (0.74%) Windows 7
4 12 (0.32%) Android
4 12 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.24%) Windows XP
5 9 (0.24%) Linux
6 3 (0.079%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.053%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.026%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.026%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.026%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1193 (31.35%) Business Analysis
2 834 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
3 539 (14.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 477 (12.53%) Project Management
5 390 (10.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 317 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 277 (7.28%) Use Case
8 276 (7.25%) Data Modelling
9 247 (6.49%) Scrum
10 241 (6.33%) Migration
11 234 (6.15%) User Stories
12 233 (6.12%) E-Commerce
13 231 (6.07%) CRM
14 224 (5.89%) UML
15 214 (5.62%) Workflow
16 204 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
17 182 (4.78%) GAP Analysis
18 177 (4.65%) Change Management
19 169 (4.44%) Asset Management
20 163 (4.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 503 (13.22%) SQL
2 48 (1.26%) VBA
3 41 (1.08%) Java
4 31 (0.81%) C
5 21 (0.55%) T-SQL
6 18 (0.47%) C#
7 11 (0.29%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.26%) VB
9 7 (0.18%) Apex Code
10 6 (0.16%) PHP
11 5 (0.13%) Python
12 4 (0.11%) R
12 4 (0.11%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.079%) Perl
14 2 (0.053%) C++
14 2 (0.053%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.053%) Ruby
15 1 (0.026%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.026%) COBOL
15 1 (0.026%) RPG
Qualifications
1 244 (6.41%) Degree
2 128 (3.36%) ISEB
3 73 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 44 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.47%) CBAP
6 17 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (0.45%) IIBA
7 15 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 12 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.32%) PMP
8 12 (0.32%) MBA
9 10 (0.26%) CIMA
9 10 (0.26%) CCAB
10 8 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
10 8 (0.21%) ACCA
11 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (0.13%) CCA
13 5 (0.13%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (2.86%) QA
2 88 (2.31%) EMIR
3 74 (1.94%) Dodd-Frank
4 39 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (0.84%) Basel III
5 32 (0.84%) FATCA
6 25 (0.66%) Solvency II
7 23 (0.60%) MiFID
8 20 (0.53%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.34%) Basel II
9 13 (0.34%) COREP
10 9 (0.24%) AIFMD
11 8 (0.21%) FINREP
11 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.18%) SLA
12 7 (0.18%) CRD IV
13 6 (0.16%) UCITS
14 5 (0.13%) P3O
15 4 (0.11%) COBIT
16 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.026%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.079%) SCCM
4 2 (0.053%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.053%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.053%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.026%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.026%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 231 (6.07%) Microsoft
2 178 (4.68%) SAP
3 131 (3.44%) Oracle
4 95 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (1.10%) Business Objects
5 42 (1.10%) Cognos
6 38 (1.00%) Siebel
6 38 (1.00%) Murex
7 30 (0.79%) Charles River
8 27 (0.71%) thinkFolio
9 23 (0.60%) IBM
9 23 (0.60%) Calypso
10 22 (0.58%) Bloomberg
11 18 (0.47%) Adobe
12 17 (0.45%) HP
12 17 (0.45%) Tableau
13 16 (0.42%) ServiceNow
14 15 (0.39%) Actimize
15 14 (0.37%) Sun
15 14 (0.37%) GoldenSource
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300 - 350
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £470.00 - £520.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £470.00 - £520.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago