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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 12 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2067 2147 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.28% 9.08% 10.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.05% 9.80% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1609 1736
Average daily rate
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£475 £463 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 7
Average hourly rate £55.00 £22.85 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.70% -1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £22.57 £16.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £23.13 £31.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.33 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+23.66% -7.40%
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
20567 21903 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.35% 92.65% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14117 15218 13827
Average daily rate £450 £425 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 366 381 411
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -2 566 £475 -5.00% 155
Docklands, London 0 18 £550 +18.91% 3
Canary Wharf -2 17 £425 +6.25%
Croydon +4 14 £400 -11.11% 1
Brentford +2 8 £325 -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 8 £350 -6.66% 2
Feltham 0 7 £385 -2.77%
Uxbridge -2 4 £279 -25.60%
Paddington -3 4 £500 +11.11%
Chiswick +12 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £338 - 1
Bromley 0 1 £475 +5.55%
Barnet - 1 £275 -
Beckenham - 1 £325 - 1
Isleworth - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £275 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1217 (32.72%) Finance
2 1114 (29.95%) Business Analysis
3 993 (26.70%) Banking
4 771 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
5 628 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 464 (12.48%) SQL
7 456 (12.26%) Investment Banking
8 402 (10.81%) Project Management
8 402 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
9 300 (8.07%) Retail
10 299 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
11 278 (7.48%) Migration
12 274 (7.37%) Data Analysis
13 266 (7.15%) Use Case
14 261 (7.02%) Front Office
15 257 (6.91%) Derivative
16 254 (6.83%) Data Modelling
16 254 (6.83%) Degree
17 232 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
18 223 (6.00%) CRM
19 219 (5.89%) User Stories
20 218 (5.86%) Scrum
21 214 (5.75%) MS Excel
22 211 (5.67%) E-Commerce
23 210 (5.65%) UML
24 205 (5.51%) Asset Management
25 203 (5.46%) MS Visio
25 203 (5.46%) Microsoft
26 194 (5.22%) Workflow
27 193 (5.19%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 102 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 37 (0.99%) CMS
3 30 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 24 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 21 (0.56%) Confluence
6 19 (0.51%) SAS
7 17 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.19%) FileNet
9 7 (0.19%) Lync
10 6 (0.16%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.11%) MTS
13 3 (0.081%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.081%) Documentum
13 3 (0.081%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.081%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.027%) Exstream Dialogue
14 1 (0.027%) Tomcat
Applications
1 214 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 203 (5.46%) MS Visio
3 114 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 100 (2.69%) MS Office
5 50 (1.34%) MS Project
6 11 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.19%) Shockwave
8 3 (0.081%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.027%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.027%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.027%) SPSS
9 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.027%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 74 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.73%) thinkFolio
3 23 (0.62%) Markit EDM
4 16 (0.43%) SimCorp Dimension
5 13 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 12 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
7 10 (0.27%) SAP FI
7 10 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
8 9 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.22%) Endur
9 8 (0.22%) HFM
9 8 (0.22%) Sentinel
9 8 (0.22%) LatentZero
10 7 (0.19%) Global One
10 7 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.19%) Summit
10 7 (0.19%) SAP CO
11 6 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.43%) SaaS
2 13 (0.35%) IBM Blueworks
3 12 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
4 11 (0.30%) Office 365
5 6 (0.16%) IaaS
5 6 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.081%) Force.com
7 3 (0.081%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.054%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.054%) FinancialForce.com
8 2 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.027%) Taleo
9 1 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.027%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (0.62%) Intranet
2 15 (0.40%) Network Security
3 11 (0.30%) Internet
3 11 (0.30%) Broadband
4 8 (0.22%) MVNO
5 7 (0.19%) FTP
6 6 (0.16%) Firewall
7 5 (0.13%) HTTP
8 4 (0.11%) LDAP
8 4 (0.11%) CTI
9 3 (0.081%) RFID
9 3 (0.081%) WAN
9 3 (0.081%) LAN
9 3 (0.081%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.081%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.054%) SSL
10 2 (0.054%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.054%) DNS
10 2 (0.054%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.054%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
2 71 (1.91%) SQL Server
3 58 (1.56%) QlikView
4 45 (1.21%) Big Data
5 39 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 39 (1.05%) Data Mining
6 35 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (0.67%) MS Access
9 21 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (0.46%) Oracle Database
11 16 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (0.38%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.32%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.30%) DataStage
14 11 (0.30%) Spotfire
15 9 (0.24%) Essbase
16 8 (0.22%) MongoDB
17 7 (0.19%) WebFOCUS
17 7 (0.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 102 (2.74%) JIRA
2 15 (0.40%) Rational Rose
3 4 (0.11%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.11%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.081%) ERwin
4 3 (0.081%) RequisitePro
4 3 (0.081%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.054%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.054%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.054%) Toad
6 1 (0.027%) Subversion
6 1 (0.027%) JMeter
6 1 (0.027%) PeopleTools
6 1 (0.027%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.027%) PowerDesigner
6 1 (0.027%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.027%) JUnit
6 1 (0.027%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1217 (32.72%) Finance
2 993 (26.70%) Banking
3 456 (12.26%) Investment Banking
4 300 (8.07%) Retail
5 261 (7.02%) Front Office
6 167 (4.49%) Back Office
7 105 (2.82%) Legal
8 88 (2.37%) Marketing
9 83 (2.23%) Retail Banking
10 74 (1.99%) Advertising
11 67 (1.80%) Telecoms
12 62 (1.67%) Law
13 46 (1.24%) Financial Institution
14 41 (1.10%) Publishing
15 38 (1.02%) Billing
16 32 (0.86%) French Language
17 31 (0.83%) General Ledger
18 26 (0.70%) Games
19 17 (0.46%) Local Government
20 15 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (1.64%) XML
2 60 (1.61%) .NET
3 43 (1.16%) HTML
4 38 (1.02%) Web Services
5 29 (0.78%) FpML
6 28 (0.75%) HTML5
7 27 (0.73%) Middleware
8 13 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (0.30%) ASP.NET
10 10 (0.27%) .NET Framework
11 8 (0.22%) Mason
12 7 (0.19%) Flash
13 6 (0.16%) REST
13 6 (0.16%) JSON
13 6 (0.16%) XSLT
14 5 (0.13%) SOAP
14 5 (0.13%) CSS
14 5 (0.13%) MDX
15 4 (0.11%) Visualforce
15 4 (0.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 402 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 257 (6.91%) Derivative
3 163 (4.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 141 (3.79%) Fixed Income
5 134 (3.60%) Equities
6 123 (3.31%) User Experience
7 104 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 103 (2.77%) Market Risk
9 73 (1.96%) Credit Risk
10 56 (1.51%) SWIFT
11 48 (1.29%) Reference Data
12 47 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
13 46 (1.24%) Data Structures
14 39 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 38 (1.02%) Computer Science
16 34 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
16 34 (0.91%) NHS
17 32 (0.86%) Data Integration
18 30 (0.81%) FMCG
19 29 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (1.56%) Windows
2 36 (0.97%) UNIX
3 20 (0.54%) Windows 7
4 14 (0.38%) Android
5 11 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.22%) Linux
7 5 (0.13%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.081%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.081%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.054%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.054%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.027%) AIX
10 1 (0.027%) VMS
10 1 (0.027%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1114 (29.95%) Business Analysis
2 771 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
3 628 (16.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 402 (10.81%) Project Management
5 299 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 278 (7.48%) Migration
7 274 (7.37%) Data Analysis
8 266 (7.15%) Use Case
9 254 (6.83%) Data Modelling
10 232 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
11 223 (6.00%) CRM
12 219 (5.89%) User Stories
13 218 (5.86%) Scrum
14 211 (5.67%) E-Commerce
15 210 (5.65%) UML
16 205 (5.51%) Asset Management
17 194 (5.22%) Workflow
18 193 (5.19%) Change Management
19 186 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
20 184 (4.95%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 464 (12.48%) SQL
2 74 (1.99%) Java
3 41 (1.10%) VBA
4 36 (0.97%) JavaScript
5 32 (0.86%) C
6 29 (0.78%) C#
7 13 (0.35%) T-SQL
8 10 (0.27%) R
9 9 (0.24%) C++
9 9 (0.24%) PL/SQL
10 8 (0.22%) Python
10 8 (0.22%) VB
11 6 (0.16%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.13%) VBScript
12 5 (0.13%) PHP
13 2 (0.054%) Groovy
13 2 (0.054%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.054%) Perl
14 1 (0.027%) Korn
14 1 (0.027%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 254 (6.83%) Degree
2 114 (3.07%) ISEB
3 79 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.05%) SC Cleared
5 23 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 22 (0.59%) IIBA
7 21 (0.56%) PMI Certification
8 18 (0.48%) CBAP
9 15 (0.40%) PMP
9 15 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 14 (0.38%) CIMA
11 12 (0.32%) ACCA
12 9 (0.24%) MBA
13 7 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.19%) CFA
14 6 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 6 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.13%) CISA
15 5 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (4.19%) QA
2 77 (2.07%) EMIR
3 59 (1.59%) FATCA
4 57 (1.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 51 (1.37%) Solvency II
6 36 (0.97%) MiFID
7 25 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 21 (0.56%) Basel III
9 15 (0.40%) SLA
9 15 (0.40%) COREP
10 13 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 10 (0.27%) CRD IV
11 10 (0.27%) AIFMD
12 8 (0.22%) GAAP
13 7 (0.19%) FINREP
14 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (0.13%) Basel II
16 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
16 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
17 3 (0.081%) UCITS
System Software
1 34 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.027%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.13%) SCCM
3 3 (0.081%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (0.081%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.054%) HP SiteScope
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%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.027%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 203 (5.46%) Microsoft
2 153 (4.11%) Oracle
3 114 (3.07%) SAP
4 80 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
5 52 (1.40%) IBM
6 51 (1.37%) Cognos
7 47 (1.26%) Business Objects
8 31 (0.83%) Bloomberg
8 31 (0.83%) Tableau
9 30 (0.81%) Calypso
10 29 (0.78%) Adobe
11 28 (0.75%) Siebel
12 25 (0.67%) Murex
13 24 (0.65%) Actimize
14 23 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
14 23 (0.62%) Guidewire
15 22 (0.59%) Hyperion
15 22 (0.59%) Teradata
16 20 (0.54%) SimCorp
17 19 (0.51%) ATG
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