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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 18 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1652 1975 1904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.86% 9.02% 9.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 9.69% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1479 1446
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £604 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
Average hourly rate £62.12 - £34.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.27 - £24.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £94.50 - £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
19419 20386 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.45% 93.10% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13766 13980 12108
Average daily rate £438 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £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 330 383 508
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -3 406 £450 -10.00% 133
Docklands, London +6 20 £550 +10.00% 4
Canary Wharf -2 12 £494 -3.65%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 10 £319 -8.76% 1
Bromley 0 6 £563 +28.49% 4
Feltham -2 5 £388 -6.06%
Croydon -4 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Uxbridge +5 2 £363 +14.17% 1
Hounslow -2 2 - -
Paddington -2 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £288 -
Hayes - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith 0 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1146 (31.30%) Finance
2 1077 (29.42%) Business Analysis
3 1004 (27.42%) Banking
4 794 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
5 554 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 480 (13.11%) Investment Banking
6 480 (13.11%) Project Management
7 474 (12.95%) SQL
8 382 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
9 340 (9.29%) Retail
10 319 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 308 (8.41%) Data Analysis
12 291 (7.95%) Front Office
13 276 (7.54%) Data Modelling
14 249 (6.80%) Migration
15 247 (6.75%) Use Case
16 242 (6.61%) Degree
17 240 (6.56%) Derivative
18 227 (6.20%) MS Excel
19 226 (6.17%) Scrum
20 224 (6.12%) CRM
21 220 (6.01%) Microsoft
22 215 (5.87%) E-Commerce
23 212 (5.79%) MS Visio
24 206 (5.63%) User Stories
24 206 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
25 200 (5.46%) UML
26 189 (5.16%) Workflow
27 187 (5.11%) GAP Analysis
28 177 (4.83%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 107 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 53 (1.45%) CMS
3 25 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 21 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
5 21 (0.57%) SAS
6 19 (0.52%) Lync
7 13 (0.36%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.30%) Confluence
9 7 (0.19%) Drupal
9 7 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.16%) Documentum
11 5 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.11%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.055%) Smallworld
13 2 (0.055%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.055%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.027%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.027%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.027%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 227 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 212 (5.79%) MS Visio
3 114 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 112 (3.06%) MS Office
5 66 (1.80%) MS Project
6 11 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.14%) Shockwave
9 4 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.082%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.082%) Final Cut Pro
10 3 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 77 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.46%) Loan IQ
4 15 (0.41%) Endur
5 12 (0.33%) SAP HR
6 10 (0.27%) SAP Retail
6 10 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
6 10 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.25%) SAP ERP
7 9 (0.25%) Aligne
7 9 (0.25%) Summit
8 8 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
8 8 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
9 7 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.16%) SAP FI
10 6 (0.16%) SAP BPC
10 6 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 27 (0.74%) SaaS
2 10 (0.27%) Office 365
3 7 (0.19%) IaaS
4 6 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.14%) Force.com
6 4 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
7 3 (0.082%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.082%) Taleo
8 2 (0.055%) PaaS
9 1 (0.027%) Trello
9 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.027%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (0.66%) Intranet
2 8 (0.22%) FTP
2 8 (0.22%) Unified Communications
3 7 (0.19%) HTTP
3 7 (0.19%) Internet
3 7 (0.19%) Firewall
4 5 (0.14%) Network Security
4 5 (0.14%) MVNO
5 4 (0.11%) DSL
5 4 (0.11%) SSL
5 4 (0.11%) VoIP
5 4 (0.11%) LDAP
6 3 (0.082%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.082%) RFID
6 3 (0.082%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.055%) CTI
7 2 (0.055%) WAN
7 2 (0.055%) LAN
7 2 (0.055%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.055%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
2 86 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 60 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 42 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 40 (1.09%) Big Data
6 39 (1.07%) QlikView
7 38 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 27 (0.74%) MS Access
10 24 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (0.44%) Hadoop
12 14 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (0.33%) Oracle Database
14 10 (0.27%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (0.25%) SAP BI
15 9 (0.25%) EDRMS
15 9 (0.25%) Data Mart
16 8 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.22%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 68 (1.86%) JIRA
2 16 (0.44%) Toad
3 10 (0.27%) Rational Rose
4 6 (0.16%) TestDirector
5 5 (0.14%) RequisitePro
6 4 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.11%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.082%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.082%) ClearQuest
8 2 (0.055%) ERwin
8 2 (0.055%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.055%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.027%) WATIR
9 1 (0.027%) Selenium
9 1 (0.027%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.027%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.027%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.027%) SpecFlow
General
1 1146 (31.30%) Finance
2 1004 (27.42%) Banking
3 480 (13.11%) Investment Banking
4 340 (9.29%) Retail
5 291 (7.95%) Front Office
6 167 (4.56%) Back Office
7 138 (3.77%) Legal
8 94 (2.57%) Retail Banking
9 91 (2.49%) Marketing
10 61 (1.67%) Telecoms
11 60 (1.64%) Advertising
11 60 (1.64%) Publishing
12 52 (1.42%) Law
13 40 (1.09%) Financial Institution
14 31 (0.85%) Games
15 29 (0.79%) Billing
16 25 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
17 23 (0.63%) French Language
18 21 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
19 18 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (2.29%) XML
2 55 (1.50%) Web Services
3 41 (1.12%) HTML
4 40 (1.09%) FpML
5 38 (1.04%) .NET
6 23 (0.63%) HTML5
6 23 (0.63%) Middleware
7 15 (0.41%) Mason
8 11 (0.30%) SOAP
9 9 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
10 7 (0.19%) Visualforce
10 7 (0.19%) XSLT
11 6 (0.16%) CGI
11 6 (0.16%) CSS
11 6 (0.16%) Apache Flex
12 5 (0.14%) SailPoint
12 5 (0.14%) Flash
13 4 (0.11%) EDI
13 4 (0.11%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.082%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 382 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 240 (6.56%) Derivative
3 169 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 135 (3.69%) Market Risk
5 121 (3.31%) Equities
6 115 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 115 (3.14%) User Experience
7 111 (3.03%) Fixed Income
8 107 (2.92%) Credit Risk
9 45 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
9 45 (1.23%) Reference Data
10 42 (1.15%) SWIFT
11 41 (1.12%) Open Source
12 40 (1.09%) NHS
13 38 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
14 37 (1.01%) Mobile App
15 34 (0.93%) Computer Science
16 31 (0.85%) Visualisation
17 30 (0.82%) Data Integration
18 29 (0.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (1.67%) Windows
2 33 (0.90%) UNIX
3 26 (0.71%) Windows 7
4 10 (0.27%) Android
5 9 (0.25%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.25%) Linux
5 9 (0.25%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.082%) Windows Vista
6 3 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.055%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.027%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.027%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1077 (29.42%) Business Analysis
2 794 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 554 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 480 (13.11%) Project Management
5 319 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 308 (8.41%) Data Analysis
7 276 (7.54%) Data Modelling
8 249 (6.80%) Migration
9 247 (6.75%) Use Case
10 226 (6.17%) Scrum
11 224 (6.12%) CRM
12 215 (5.87%) E-Commerce
13 206 (5.63%) User Stories
13 206 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
14 200 (5.46%) UML
15 189 (5.16%) Workflow
16 187 (5.11%) GAP Analysis
17 177 (4.83%) Change Management
18 172 (4.70%) Waterfall
19 168 (4.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 474 (12.95%) SQL
2 62 (1.69%) Java
3 53 (1.45%) VBA
4 33 (0.90%) C
5 17 (0.46%) JavaScript
6 16 (0.44%) C#
7 13 (0.36%) T-SQL
8 12 (0.33%) VB
9 9 (0.25%) R
10 8 (0.22%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.22%) Python
10 8 (0.22%) Apex Code
11 7 (0.19%) C++
12 6 (0.16%) PHP
13 5 (0.14%) VBScript
14 4 (0.11%) Perl
15 3 (0.082%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.055%) Ruby
16 2 (0.055%) MATLAB
17 1 (0.027%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 242 (6.61%) Degree
2 121 (3.31%) ISEB
3 76 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 21 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (0.52%) CBAP
7 17 (0.46%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.46%) IIBA
8 14 (0.38%) PMI Certification
9 12 (0.33%) MBA
9 12 (0.33%) PMP
10 8 (0.22%) CFA
11 7 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (0.19%) CCA
11 7 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.16%) CIMA
12 6 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.14%) ACCA
14 4 (0.11%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (3.80%) QA
2 85 (2.32%) EMIR
3 62 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 42 (1.15%) FATCA
5 33 (0.90%) Solvency II
6 30 (0.82%) Basel III
6 30 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 28 (0.76%) MiFID
8 25 (0.68%) Data Quality
9 14 (0.38%) COREP
10 11 (0.30%) CRD IV
10 11 (0.30%) SLA
11 10 (0.27%) FINREP
12 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.22%) Basel II
14 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 4 (0.11%) AIFMD
15 4 (0.11%) P3O
16 3 (0.082%) COBIT
16 3 (0.082%) UCITS
System Software
1 21 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.027%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.11%) SCCM
4 2 (0.055%) 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)
Vendors
1 220 (6.01%) Microsoft
2 142 (3.88%) SAP
3 137 (3.74%) Oracle
4 106 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
5 48 (1.31%) Siebel
6 44 (1.20%) Business Objects
7 40 (1.09%) Cognos
8 35 (0.96%) Murex
9 32 (0.87%) Bloomberg
10 31 (0.85%) IBM
11 30 (0.82%) thinkFolio
12 28 (0.76%) Calypso
13 25 (0.68%) Adobe
14 23 (0.63%) Tableau
15 18 (0.49%) Actimize
16 17 (0.46%) ServiceNow
16 17 (0.46%) SunGard
16 17 (0.46%) Charles River
17 15 (0.41%) GoldenSource
18 13 (0.36%) Citrix
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