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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 13 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1958 1979 2195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.16% 8.83% 10.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.89% 9.50% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1488 1461 1653
Average daily rate
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£465 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £336 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £24.75 £32.13
% change year-on-year
+58.58% -22.95%
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
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 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -1 502 £475 -5.00% 144
Canary Wharf +5 18 £425 -19.04%
Docklands, London +2 18 £550 +10.00% 5
Brentford -5 9 £328 -4.72% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +1 7 £350 -6.66%
Feltham -1 5 £385 -2.53%
Croydon -4 5 £475 +9.51% 1
Uxbridge -1 4 £279 -24.08%
Paddington -1 3 - -
Bromley +1 2 £475 -5.00%
Hounslow - 2 £338 - 1
Ealing - 1 £275 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1202 (32.30%) Finance
2 1087 (29.21%) Business Analysis
3 1024 (27.52%) Banking
4 790 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
5 604 (16.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 500 (13.44%) Investment Banking
7 494 (13.28%) SQL
8 426 (11.45%) Project Management
9 380 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
10 301 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 299 (8.04%) Retail
12 291 (7.82%) Data Analysis
13 285 (7.66%) Front Office
14 268 (7.20%) Derivative
15 267 (7.18%) Data Modelling
16 261 (7.01%) Migration
17 251 (6.75%) Degree
18 243 (6.53%) Use Case
19 234 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
20 228 (6.13%) E-Commerce
21 227 (6.10%) CRM
22 219 (5.89%) Scrum
23 215 (5.78%) MS Excel
24 206 (5.54%) MS Visio
25 202 (5.43%) UML
26 201 (5.40%) Workflow
26 201 (5.40%) User Stories
27 194 (5.21%) Microsoft
28 190 (5.11%) GAP Analysis
29 184 (4.94%) Back Office

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.37%) CMS
3 27 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
4 24 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 22 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 19 (0.51%) Confluence
6 19 (0.51%) SAS
7 15 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.21%) Lync
9 7 (0.19%) FileNet
10 5 (0.13%) Documentum
11 4 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.11%) MTS
12 3 (0.081%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.081%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.081%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.054%) Drupal
13 2 (0.054%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.054%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.027%) Tomcat
Applications
1 215 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 206 (5.54%) MS Visio
3 106 (2.85%) MS Office
4 104 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (1.37%) MS Project
6 14 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.19%) Shockwave
8 3 (0.081%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.054%) SPSS
10 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.027%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 67 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.89%) thinkFolio
3 24 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 14 (0.38%) SimCorp Dimension
5 13 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 12 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 11 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
7 11 (0.30%) Endur
8 10 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
9 9 (0.24%) SAP FI
9 9 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
9 9 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
9 9 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
10 8 (0.21%) Summit
10 8 (0.21%) Sentinel
10 8 (0.21%) HFM
10 8 (0.21%) Global One
11 7 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.19%) LatentZero
11 7 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.46%) SaaS
2 10 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
3 8 (0.21%) Office 365
4 6 (0.16%) IaaS
5 5 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.081%) Force.com
7 1 (0.027%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.027%) Yammer
7 1 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.027%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (0.73%) Intranet
2 12 (0.32%) Network Security
3 11 (0.30%) Broadband
4 9 (0.24%) Internet
5 8 (0.21%) FTP
6 7 (0.19%) Firewall
6 7 (0.19%) MVNO
7 5 (0.13%) HTTP
7 5 (0.13%) LAN
7 5 (0.13%) WAN
8 4 (0.11%) LDAP
8 4 (0.11%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.11%) CTI
9 3 (0.081%) RFID
9 3 (0.081%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.054%) DNS
10 2 (0.054%) SSL
10 2 (0.054%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.054%) VLAN
10 2 (0.054%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
2 88 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 63 (1.69%) QlikView
4 52 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 38 (1.02%) Big Data
5 38 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (0.81%) Data Mining
8 29 (0.78%) MS Access
9 21 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (0.51%) Oracle Database
11 17 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 14 (0.38%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (0.32%) Spotfire
14 12 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (0.30%) Star Schema
15 11 (0.30%) DataStage
16 9 (0.24%) EDRMS
17 8 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 95 (2.55%) JIRA
2 15 (0.40%) Rational Rose
3 5 (0.13%) Toad
3 5 (0.13%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (0.11%) RequisitePro
4 4 (0.11%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.11%) TestDirector
4 4 (0.11%) ERwin
5 2 (0.054%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.054%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.054%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.027%) JUnit
6 1 (0.027%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.027%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.027%) JMeter
6 1 (0.027%) Subversion
6 1 (0.027%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.027%) WATIR
General
1 1202 (32.30%) Finance
2 1024 (27.52%) Banking
3 500 (13.44%) Investment Banking
4 299 (8.04%) Retail
5 285 (7.66%) Front Office
6 184 (4.94%) Back Office
7 108 (2.90%) Legal
8 100 (2.69%) Marketing
9 90 (2.42%) Retail Banking
10 70 (1.88%) Advertising
11 69 (1.85%) Telecoms
12 62 (1.67%) Law
13 47 (1.26%) Publishing
14 40 (1.07%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.86%) French Language
16 29 (0.78%) Billing
17 26 (0.70%) Games
18 25 (0.67%) General Ledger
19 21 (0.56%) Local Government
20 18 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (1.91%) XML
2 54 (1.45%) .NET
3 41 (1.10%) HTML
3 41 (1.10%) Web Services
4 36 (0.97%) FpML
5 27 (0.73%) HTML5
6 25 (0.67%) Middleware
7 13 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
8 10 (0.27%) Mason
9 7 (0.19%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.19%) SOAP
9 7 (0.19%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.19%) Flash
10 6 (0.16%) XSLT
10 6 (0.16%) CSS
10 6 (0.16%) Apache Flex
10 6 (0.16%) JSON
11 5 (0.13%) MDX
11 5 (0.13%) REST
11 5 (0.13%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 380 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (7.20%) Derivative
3 173 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 134 (3.60%) Equities
5 128 (3.44%) Fixed Income
5 128 (3.44%) User Experience
6 114 (3.06%) Market Risk
7 109 (2.93%) Management Information System
8 75 (2.02%) Credit Risk
9 56 (1.50%) SWIFT
10 47 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
11 46 (1.24%) Data Structures
12 45 (1.21%) Reference Data
13 41 (1.10%) NHS
14 39 (1.05%) Computer Science
14 39 (1.05%) Visualisation
15 36 (0.97%) Credit Derivative
16 35 (0.94%) Mobile App
17 33 (0.89%) Data Integration
18 32 (0.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 60 (1.61%) Windows
2 41 (1.10%) UNIX
3 21 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 12 (0.32%) Android
5 10 (0.27%) Linux
6 9 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.16%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.081%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.054%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.054%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.027%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.027%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.027%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.027%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1087 (29.21%) Business Analysis
2 790 (21.23%) Agile Software Development
3 604 (16.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 426 (11.45%) Project Management
5 301 (8.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 291 (7.82%) Data Analysis
7 267 (7.18%) Data Modelling
8 261 (7.01%) Migration
9 243 (6.53%) Use Case
10 234 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
11 228 (6.13%) E-Commerce
12 227 (6.10%) CRM
13 219 (5.89%) Scrum
14 202 (5.43%) UML
15 201 (5.40%) Workflow
15 201 (5.40%) User Stories
16 190 (5.11%) GAP Analysis
17 184 (4.94%) Change Management
18 183 (4.92%) Risk Management
19 181 (4.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 494 (13.28%) SQL
2 77 (2.07%) Java
3 45 (1.21%) VBA
4 34 (0.91%) C
5 31 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 25 (0.67%) C#
7 11 (0.30%) T-SQL
7 11 (0.30%) VB
8 10 (0.27%) PL/SQL
8 10 (0.27%) C++
8 10 (0.27%) R
9 9 (0.24%) Python
10 6 (0.16%) PHP
10 6 (0.16%) Apex Code
11 5 (0.13%) VBScript
12 3 (0.081%) Perl
12 3 (0.081%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.054%) Ruby
13 2 (0.054%) Groovy
14 1 (0.027%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 251 (6.75%) Degree
2 111 (2.98%) ISEB
3 77 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 40 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.54%) IIBA
5 20 (0.54%) PMI Certification
6 18 (0.48%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.46%) PMP
7 17 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 16 (0.43%) CBAP
9 11 (0.30%) CIMA
10 10 (0.27%) MBA
10 10 (0.27%) ACCA
11 8 (0.21%) CFA
12 7 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.13%) CISA
14 5 (0.13%) CISSP
15 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (4.17%) QA
2 73 (1.96%) EMIR
3 55 (1.48%) FATCA
4 54 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 50 (1.34%) Solvency II
6 30 (0.81%) MiFID
7 27 (0.73%) Data Quality
8 22 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 21 (0.56%) Basel III
10 17 (0.46%) COREP
11 13 (0.35%) SLA
12 12 (0.32%) CRD IV
13 10 (0.27%) FINREP
14 8 (0.21%) ISO 9001
15 7 (0.19%) Basel II
16 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 5 (0.13%) AIFMD
18 4 (0.11%) GAAP
18 4 (0.11%) P3O
19 2 (0.054%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 28 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.027%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.13%) SCCM
3 4 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.054%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.027%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.027%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.027%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.027%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.027%) Control-M
5 1 (0.027%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.027%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 194 (5.21%) Microsoft
2 157 (4.22%) Oracle
3 111 (2.98%) SAP
4 92 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
5 53 (1.42%) Business Objects
6 50 (1.34%) Cognos
7 48 (1.29%) IBM
8 36 (0.97%) Siebel
9 35 (0.94%) Adobe
10 34 (0.91%) Murex
11 33 (0.89%) Bloomberg
12 32 (0.86%) Tableau
13 30 (0.81%) Calypso
14 22 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
14 22 (0.59%) Actimize
15 21 (0.56%) Teradata
16 19 (0.51%) Hyperion
16 19 (0.51%) SunGard
16 19 (0.51%) hybris
17 18 (0.48%) SimCorp
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago