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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 18 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1785 2324 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 9.77% 10.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.50% 10.50% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1336 1763 1564
Average daily rate
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£450 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £70.00 £45.55 £44.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.69% +2.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £45.55 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £98.00 £45.55 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -7 422 £450 -10.00% 79
Docklands, London +3 23 £550 +10.00%
Canary Wharf -5 13 £500 -
Bromley +4 11 £600 +41.17% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 10 £319 -8.76%
Croydon +4 8 £500 +5.26% 2
Uxbridge +1 4 £375 -36.17%
Chessington +1 2 - -
Hammersmith -1 2 £380 +10.94%
Hounslow -3 2 - - 1
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Westminster - 2 £288 -
Surbiton +5 1 £388 -3.12%
Wembley -1 1 £300 -6.97% 1
Paddington -3 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Greenford - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1190 (32.03%) Finance
2 1121 (30.17%) Business Analysis
3 972 (26.16%) Banking
4 828 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
5 517 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 498 (13.41%) SQL
7 479 (12.89%) Project Management
8 471 (12.68%) Investment Banking
9 374 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
10 346 (9.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 344 (9.26%) Retail
12 307 (8.26%) Data Analysis
13 284 (7.64%) Front Office
14 274 (7.38%) Data Modelling
15 265 (7.13%) Use Case
16 247 (6.65%) Migration
17 245 (6.59%) Degree
18 237 (6.38%) Derivative
18 237 (6.38%) Scrum
19 232 (6.24%) MS Excel
20 230 (6.19%) E-Commerce
21 221 (5.95%) CRM
21 221 (5.95%) Microsoft
22 219 (5.90%) User Stories
23 215 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
24 211 (5.68%) UML
25 197 (5.30%) Workflow
26 192 (5.17%) MS Visio
27 185 (4.98%) GAP Analysis
28 183 (4.93%) Back Office

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 103 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 59 (1.59%) CMS
3 26 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 26 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
5 19 (0.51%) Lync
6 13 (0.35%) SAS
7 10 (0.27%) Confluence
8 9 (0.24%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.19%) Drupal
9 7 (0.19%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.16%) Documentum
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.054%) Smallworld
12 2 (0.054%) FileNet
12 2 (0.054%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.054%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.027%) IIS
13 1 (0.027%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 232 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 192 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 112 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 112 (3.01%) MS Office
4 65 (1.75%) MS Project
5 14 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.081%) SPSS
8 3 (0.081%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.081%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 82 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.65%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.46%) Loan IQ
4 15 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 15 (0.40%) Endur
5 12 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.32%) SAP BPC
6 11 (0.30%) SAP HR
6 11 (0.30%) SAP Retail
7 10 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.27%) Oracle Retail
8 9 (0.24%) Sentinel
9 8 (0.22%) Summit
9 8 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.22%) Aligne
10 7 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.19%) SAP CO
10 7 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 30 (0.81%) SaaS
2 9 (0.24%) Office 365
3 6 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.13%) Force.com
5 3 (0.081%) IaaS
5 3 (0.081%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.081%) Taleo
6 2 (0.054%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.054%) PaaS
7 1 (0.027%) Trello
7 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.027%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.54%) Intranet
2 11 (0.30%) Internet
3 8 (0.22%) Firewall
3 8 (0.22%) HTTP
3 8 (0.22%) Unified Communications
4 7 (0.19%) SSL
5 6 (0.16%) FTP
5 6 (0.16%) LDAP
6 4 (0.11%) VoIP
6 4 (0.11%) Network Security
7 3 (0.081%) WAN
7 3 (0.081%) LAN
7 3 (0.081%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.081%) DSL
7 3 (0.081%) RFID
8 2 (0.054%) VLAN
8 2 (0.054%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.054%) MVNO
8 2 (0.054%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.054%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
2 99 (2.66%) SQL Server
3 62 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 47 (1.27%) Data Mining
5 41 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (1.08%) QlikView
7 36 (0.97%) Big Data
8 35 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (0.81%) MS Access
10 27 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (0.46%) Data Mart
12 15 (0.40%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
14 13 (0.35%) SAP BI
14 13 (0.35%) Oracle Database
15 11 (0.30%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (0.22%) SAP BW
18 7 (0.19%) Star Schema
18 7 (0.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 68 (1.83%) JIRA
2 16 (0.43%) Toad
3 10 (0.27%) Rational Rose
4 6 (0.16%) TestDirector
4 6 (0.16%) ERwin
5 5 (0.13%) ClearQuest
5 5 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.11%) RequisitePro
6 4 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.11%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.081%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.054%) MSTest
8 2 (0.054%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.054%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.027%) Ant
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.027%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.027%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.027%) JMeter
General
1 1190 (32.03%) Finance
2 972 (26.16%) Banking
3 471 (12.68%) Investment Banking
4 344 (9.26%) Retail
5 284 (7.64%) Front Office
6 183 (4.93%) Back Office
7 142 (3.82%) Legal
8 94 (2.53%) Retail Banking
9 89 (2.40%) Marketing
10 64 (1.72%) Publishing
11 63 (1.70%) Telecoms
12 61 (1.64%) Advertising
13 46 (1.24%) Law
14 41 (1.10%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.86%) Billing
16 31 (0.83%) Games
17 26 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
18 25 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
19 19 (0.51%) Manufacturing
20 18 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (2.66%) XML
2 53 (1.43%) Web Services
3 46 (1.24%) FpML
3 46 (1.24%) HTML
4 36 (0.97%) .NET
5 19 (0.51%) Middleware
6 18 (0.48%) HTML5
7 14 (0.38%) Mason
8 11 (0.30%) SOAP
9 10 (0.27%) CSS
10 9 (0.24%) XSLT
10 9 (0.24%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (0.19%) MDX
12 6 (0.16%) Apache Flex
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (0.16%) Visualforce
12 6 (0.16%) CGI
13 5 (0.13%) EDI
13 5 (0.13%) SailPoint
14 4 (0.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 374 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 237 (6.38%) Derivative
3 173 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 127 (3.42%) Market Risk
5 120 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 118 (3.18%) Equities
7 112 (3.01%) Credit Risk
8 110 (2.96%) User Experience
9 107 (2.88%) Fixed Income
10 48 (1.29%) Credit Derivative
11 46 (1.24%) Reference Data
12 42 (1.13%) SWIFT
13 41 (1.10%) Open Source
14 40 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
15 37 (1.00%) Mobile App
16 35 (0.94%) NHS
17 34 (0.92%) Computer Science
18 30 (0.81%) Data Integration
18 30 (0.81%) Data Structures
19 28 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (1.62%) Windows
2 31 (0.83%) UNIX
3 26 (0.70%) Windows 7
4 10 (0.27%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.27%) Android
5 9 (0.24%) Windows XP
6 7 (0.19%) Linux
7 3 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.081%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.027%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.027%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.027%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1121 (30.17%) Business Analysis
2 828 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
3 517 (13.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 479 (12.89%) Project Management
5 346 (9.31%) User Acceptance Testing
6 307 (8.26%) Data Analysis
7 274 (7.38%) Data Modelling
8 265 (7.13%) Use Case
9 247 (6.65%) Migration
10 237 (6.38%) Scrum
11 230 (6.19%) E-Commerce
12 221 (5.95%) CRM
13 219 (5.90%) User Stories
14 215 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
15 211 (5.68%) UML
16 197 (5.30%) Workflow
17 185 (4.98%) GAP Analysis
18 182 (4.90%) Change Management
19 175 (4.71%) Waterfall
20 162 (4.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 498 (13.41%) SQL
2 54 (1.45%) VBA
3 50 (1.35%) Java
4 33 (0.89%) C
5 19 (0.51%) T-SQL
6 17 (0.46%) C#
7 16 (0.43%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.27%) VB
9 8 (0.22%) R
10 7 (0.19%) Apex Code
11 6 (0.16%) Python
12 5 (0.13%) PHP
12 5 (0.13%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.11%) VBScript
13 4 (0.11%) Perl
14 3 (0.081%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.054%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.054%) Ruby
15 2 (0.054%) C++
16 1 (0.027%) RPG
Qualifications
1 245 (6.59%) Degree
2 123 (3.31%) ISEB
3 75 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 43 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 16 (0.43%) IIBA
7 15 (0.40%) CBAP
7 15 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.30%) MBA
9 10 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 10 (0.27%) CCAB
10 7 (0.19%) PMP
10 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.16%) CFA
12 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.13%) CCA
12 5 (0.13%) CIMA
13 4 (0.11%) ACCA
13 4 (0.11%) CISA
13 4 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (3.26%) QA
2 82 (2.21%) EMIR
3 62 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 35 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (0.86%) FATCA
6 31 (0.83%) Basel III
7 29 (0.78%) Solvency II
8 24 (0.65%) Data Quality
9 22 (0.59%) MiFID
10 17 (0.46%) COREP
11 13 (0.35%) Basel II
12 12 (0.32%) SLA
12 12 (0.32%) FINREP
13 9 (0.24%) CRD IV
14 8 (0.22%) ISO 9001
15 7 (0.19%) AIFMD
16 5 (0.13%) P3O
17 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 4 (0.11%) COBIT
17 4 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 19 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.027%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.11%) SCCM
4 2 (0.054%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (0.054%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.054%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.054%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.027%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 221 (5.95%) Microsoft
2 162 (4.36%) SAP
3 132 (3.55%) Oracle
4 97 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
5 43 (1.16%) Cognos
6 41 (1.10%) Business Objects
7 38 (1.02%) Siebel
8 37 (1.00%) Murex
9 33 (0.89%) Bloomberg
10 27 (0.73%) thinkFolio
11 25 (0.67%) IBM
12 24 (0.65%) Tableau
13 22 (0.59%) Calypso
14 21 (0.57%) Charles River
15 19 (0.51%) Adobe
16 17 (0.46%) ServiceNow
16 17 (0.46%) Actimize
17 15 (0.40%) HP
18 14 (0.38%) SunGard
18 14 (0.38%) Sun
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: Up to £450 per day part remote
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Rate: From £425 to £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £475 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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JM
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £65000.00 - £73000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
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City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Westbourne Partners
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Eames Consulting
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Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £525 per day
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Square One Resources
Rate: £400 per day
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Canary Wharf and City
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