The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 14 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2191 2334 3603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 10.80% 12.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.78% 11.64% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1641 1706 2593
Average daily rate £454 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.15% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £353 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £22.85 £21.60 £30.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% -30.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.57 £16.38 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £34.77 £43.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Analyst
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 664 £498 -0.50% 172
Docklands, London -3 20 £463 +2.77% 2
Canary Wharf -3 16 £525 -4.54%
Bromley -5 13 £500 +17.64% 1
Uxbridge +5 8 £378 +0.66% 1
Croydon -5 8 £450 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -5 7 £375 - 1
Paddington +2 1 £450 -
Hammersmith -2 1 £350 -
Chiswick -11 1 £265 -14.51%
Romford - 1 £425 -
Wembley - 1 £300 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £425 -
Teddington - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1417 (33.97%) Finance
2 1396 (33.47%) Business Analysis
3 1217 (29.18%) Banking
4 654 (15.68%) Investment Banking
5 547 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 542 (12.99%) SQL
7 452 (10.84%) Project Management
8 409 (9.81%) Front Office
9 374 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
10 368 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 366 (8.77%) Derivative
12 348 (8.34%) Use Case
13 341 (8.18%) Retail
14 340 (8.15%) UML
15 293 (7.02%) Data Analysis
16 274 (6.57%) E-Commerce
17 270 (6.47%) Degree
18 261 (6.26%) CRM
19 251 (6.02%) Scrum
20 243 (5.83%) Back Office
20 243 (5.83%) MS Excel
21 238 (5.71%) Data Modelling
22 236 (5.66%) Asset Management
23 220 (5.27%) Microsoft
24 207 (4.96%) Workflow
24 207 (4.96%) Fixed Income
25 206 (4.94%) MS Visio
26 203 (4.87%) Migration
27 199 (4.77%) Change Management
28 195 (4.68%) Risk Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 122 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 71 (1.70%) CMS
3 31 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (0.50%) SAS
6 19 (0.46%) Drupal
7 17 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.31%) Lync
9 12 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.24%) FileNet
10 10 (0.24%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.14%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.14%) Confluence
12 5 (0.12%) Documentum
12 5 (0.12%) IIS
13 4 (0.096%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.072%) MS Project Server
15 2 (0.048%) MQSeries
15 2 (0.048%) Sitecore CMS
16 1 (0.024%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 243 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 206 (4.94%) MS Visio
3 125 (3.00%) MS Office
4 119 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 79 (1.89%) MS Project
6 27 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.096%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.048%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.024%) Casewise Modeler
10 1 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.024%) SPSS
10 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.024%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 40 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.55%) SAP FI
3 20 (0.48%) SAP CO
3 20 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (0.43%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.38%) Loan IQ
6 13 (0.31%) Endur
6 13 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.29%) Summit
7 12 (0.29%) SAP SRM
8 11 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.24%) SAP HR
9 10 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.19%) HiPortfolio
11 8 (0.19%) Aligne
11 8 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
12 7 (0.17%) ZaiNet
12 7 (0.17%) Magento
12 7 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 27 (0.65%) SaaS
2 19 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.072%) Taleo
4 3 (0.072%) Force.com
5 2 (0.048%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (0.96%) Intranet
2 27 (0.65%) Internet
3 12 (0.29%) FTP
4 10 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 8 (0.19%) CTI
6 7 (0.17%) LDAP
7 6 (0.14%) HTTP
8 5 (0.12%) Extranet
8 5 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.096%) VoIP
9 4 (0.096%) DSL
10 3 (0.072%) NFC
10 3 (0.072%) MPLS
10 3 (0.072%) ATM
10 3 (0.072%) LAN
10 3 (0.072%) VPN
11 2 (0.048%) Firewall
11 2 (0.048%) Wireless
11 2 (0.048%) WAN
12 1 (0.024%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
2 88 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 43 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 39 (0.94%) Data Mining
5 39 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 28 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 24 (0.58%) MS Access
8 24 (0.58%) Oracle BI EE
9 23 (0.55%) QlikView
10 22 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (0.50%) Big Data
12 12 (0.29%) SAP BW
12 12 (0.29%) SQLPlus
12 12 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (0.22%) EDRMS
14 9 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (1.29%) JIRA
2 13 (0.31%) Rational Rose
3 11 (0.26%) RequisitePro
4 6 (0.14%) Toad
5 5 (0.12%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.096%) Axure RP
7 3 (0.072%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.072%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (0.048%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.048%) ERwin
8 2 (0.048%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.024%) Selenium
9 1 (0.024%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.024%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.024%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.024%) ProtoShare
9 1 (0.024%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.024%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (0.024%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.024%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1417 (33.97%) Finance
2 1217 (29.18%) Banking
3 654 (15.68%) Investment Banking
4 409 (9.81%) Front Office
5 341 (8.18%) Retail
6 243 (5.83%) Back Office
7 164 (3.93%) Legal
8 110 (2.64%) Marketing
9 92 (2.21%) Publishing
10 87 (2.09%) Telecoms
11 74 (1.77%) Retail Banking
12 68 (1.63%) Law
13 64 (1.53%) Financial Institution
14 59 (1.41%) Advertising
15 45 (1.08%) Billing
16 37 (0.89%) Games
17 30 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
18 29 (0.70%) Private Banking
19 25 (0.60%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (1.44%) XML
2 54 (1.29%) .NET
3 23 (0.55%) FpML
4 22 (0.53%) Middleware
4 22 (0.53%) HTML
5 16 (0.38%) Web Services
6 13 (0.31%) Mason
7 10 (0.24%) MDX
8 6 (0.14%) CSS
9 5 (0.12%) REST
10 4 (0.096%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.096%) Spring
11 3 (0.072%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.072%) HTML5
11 3 (0.072%) XSLT
12 2 (0.048%) SOAP
12 2 (0.048%) J2EE
12 2 (0.048%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.048%) FIXML
12 2 (0.048%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 366 (8.77%) Derivative
2 207 (4.96%) Fixed Income
3 192 (4.60%) Equities
4 181 (4.34%) Credit Risk
5 177 (4.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 119 (2.85%) Management Information System
7 105 (2.52%) Market Risk
8 81 (1.94%) Reference Data
9 70 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
10 44 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 43 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
12 34 (0.82%) SWIFT
13 30 (0.72%) Hedge funds
14 27 (0.65%) FMCG
15 25 (0.60%) EPoS
16 24 (0.58%) Learning Management System
16 24 (0.58%) Computer Science
17 22 (0.53%) Digital Media
17 22 (0.53%) iPad
18 20 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (0.96%) Windows
2 31 (0.74%) UNIX
3 15 (0.36%) Windows 7
4 11 (0.26%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.19%) Android
6 5 (0.12%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.12%) Linux
7 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.024%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.024%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1396 (33.47%) Business Analysis
2 547 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 452 (10.84%) Project Management
4 374 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 368 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 348 (8.34%) Use Case
7 340 (8.15%) UML
8 293 (7.02%) Data Analysis
9 274 (6.57%) E-Commerce
10 261 (6.26%) CRM
11 251 (6.02%) Scrum
12 238 (5.71%) Data Modelling
13 236 (5.66%) Asset Management
14 207 (4.96%) Workflow
15 203 (4.87%) Migration
16 199 (4.77%) Change Management
17 195 (4.68%) Risk Management
18 188 (4.51%) User Stories
19 177 (4.24%) GAP Analysis
20 163 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 542 (12.99%) SQL
2 58 (1.39%) VBA
3 46 (1.10%) Java
4 27 (0.65%) C#
5 25 (0.60%) C
6 20 (0.48%) T-SQL
7 17 (0.41%) VB
8 12 (0.29%) PL/SQL
8 12 (0.29%) C++
9 8 (0.19%) Python
9 8 (0.19%) RPG
10 7 (0.17%) Perl
11 6 (0.14%) ActionScript
11 6 (0.14%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.14%) ActionScript 2.0
11 6 (0.14%) R
12 4 (0.096%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.096%) PHP
13 3 (0.072%) PowerHouse
13 3 (0.072%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 270 (6.47%) Degree
2 162 (3.88%) ISEB
3 86 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 60 (1.44%) SC Cleared
5 29 (0.70%) ACCA
6 27 (0.65%) PMI Certification
7 24 (0.58%) CIMA
7 24 (0.58%) IIBA
8 20 (0.48%) CBAP
9 18 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 16 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.22%) PMP
11 9 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (0.19%) GIAC
12 8 (0.19%) CISA
12 8 (0.19%) CISSP
12 8 (0.19%) ISTQB
13 7 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (3.60%) QA
2 147 (3.52%) EMIR
3 125 (3.00%) Dodd-Frank
4 94 (2.25%) Basel III
5 48 (1.15%) CRD IV
6 39 (0.94%) FATCA
6 39 (0.94%) COREP
7 36 (0.86%) MiFID
8 35 (0.84%) FINREP
9 29 (0.70%) ISO 9001
10 23 (0.55%) Data Quality
11 14 (0.34%) Basel II
11 14 (0.34%) PCI DSS
12 11 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.24%) SLA
14 9 (0.22%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.14%) GAAP
16 3 (0.072%) GxP
16 3 (0.072%) ISO 14001
17 2 (0.048%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 24 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.072%) UAG
3 2 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.048%) XenApp
3 2 (0.048%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.048%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.024%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.024%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 23 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (0.22%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (0.048%) AppDNA
3 2 (0.048%) SCCM
4 1 (0.024%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 220 (5.27%) Microsoft
2 168 (4.03%) Oracle
3 135 (3.24%) SAP
4 91 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
5 55 (1.32%) Siebel
6 54 (1.29%) Business Objects
7 38 (0.91%) IBM
8 36 (0.86%) hybris
9 34 (0.82%) Charles River
10 33 (0.79%) Murex
11 28 (0.67%) Fidessa
12 24 (0.58%) Calypso
12 24 (0.58%) Bloomberg
13 23 (0.55%) ATG
14 21 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
14 21 (0.50%) Cognos
14 21 (0.50%) Remedy
15 20 (0.48%) Misys
16 17 (0.41%) Unica
17 16 (0.38%) Reuters
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day excellent daily rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £325 - £340 per annum + 3 months +
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
ISL
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £415 per day
Posted: Yesterday