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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 16 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1917 2408 3116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.16% 9.92% 11.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.80% 10.73% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1766 2293
Average daily rate
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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 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 15
Average hourly rate £53.50 £25.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.00% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.82 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.80 £43.00 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -16.27%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21789 22449 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.50% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14922 15272 15897
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 467 652
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 -4 522 £475 - 138
Docklands, London 0 18 £500 +2.56% 1
Canary Wharf -1 11 £450 -10.00%
Uxbridge +7 9 £420 +12.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +2 5 £300 - 1
Bromley -2 2 £358 -28.50% 1
Chiswick -2 2 - -
Harrow - 2 £338 -
Hounslow +8 1 £250 -44.44%
Hammersmith +5 1 £388 -
Croydon -7 1 £430 +2.99% 1
Sidcup - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £360 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Hackney - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Beckenham - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Mitcham - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1362 (33.29%) Business Analysis
2 1266 (30.95%) Finance
3 1035 (25.30%) Banking
4 606 (14.81%) SQL
5 535 (13.08%) Investment Banking
6 518 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 433 (10.58%) Project Management
8 397 (9.70%) Retail
9 389 (9.51%) Agile Software Development
10 382 (9.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 359 (8.78%) Front Office
12 339 (8.29%) Data Analysis
13 315 (7.70%) UML
14 309 (7.55%) Derivative
15 304 (7.43%) Use Case
16 290 (7.09%) CRM
17 288 (7.04%) Degree
18 284 (6.94%) Data Modelling
19 248 (6.06%) Scrum
20 246 (6.01%) E-Commerce
21 242 (5.92%) User Stories
22 240 (5.87%) Migration
23 233 (5.70%) Change Management
24 226 (5.52%) MS Excel
25 221 (5.40%) Asset Management
26 209 (5.11%) Workflow
27 208 (5.08%) Back Office
28 196 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
28 196 (4.79%) Microsoft
29 192 (4.69%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 98 (2.40%) CMS
2 87 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 23 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 23 (0.56%) Drupal
4 21 (0.51%) SAS
5 19 (0.46%) WebSphere
6 15 (0.37%) IBM Notes
7 13 (0.32%) Confluence
8 9 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (0.22%) Documentum
8 9 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.20%) Lync
9 8 (0.20%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.15%) IIS
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.098%) FileNet
13 4 (0.098%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.049%) ExpressionEngine
15 1 (0.024%) WordPress
Applications
1 226 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 192 (4.69%) MS Visio
3 103 (2.52%) MS Office
4 96 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 72 (1.76%) MS Project
6 20 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.15%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.098%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.073%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.073%) SPSS
10 1 (0.024%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 64 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.64%) Markit EDM
3 20 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.42%) SAP HR
5 15 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 15 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 15 (0.37%) LatentZero
5 15 (0.37%) SAP CO
6 13 (0.32%) SAP SRM
7 12 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 11 (0.27%) Sentinel
9 10 (0.24%) Endur
9 10 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.22%) SAP BPC
11 8 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 8 (0.20%) Loan IQ
11 8 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
11 8 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.64%) SaaS
2 11 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
3 8 (0.20%) Force.com
3 8 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.098%) Office 365
5 2 (0.049%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.024%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.024%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.024%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.03%) Intranet
2 32 (0.78%) Internet
3 10 (0.24%) HTTP
4 8 (0.20%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.17%) Firewall
5 7 (0.17%) LDAP
5 7 (0.17%) FTP
6 6 (0.15%) SSL
6 6 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.073%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.073%) LAN
7 3 (0.073%) VoIP
7 3 (0.073%) Extranet
8 2 (0.049%) DSL
8 2 (0.049%) WAN
8 2 (0.049%) Network Security
8 2 (0.049%) MVNO
9 1 (0.024%) NAS
9 1 (0.024%) NGN
9 1 (0.024%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
2 107 (2.62%) SQL Server
3 51 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 47 (1.15%) Data Mining
5 44 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (0.90%) MS Access
7 32 (0.78%) QlikView
8 30 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (0.71%) Oracle Database
10 24 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
12 21 (0.51%) Big Data
13 20 (0.49%) Data Mart
14 15 (0.37%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.34%) ProClarity
15 14 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.24%) SAP BW
17 10 (0.24%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 66 (1.61%) JIRA
2 12 (0.29%) ERwin
2 12 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (0.20%) Rational Rose
4 6 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.12%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.12%) Toad
6 4 (0.098%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.049%) ClearQuest
7 2 (0.049%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.049%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.049%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.049%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.049%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.049%) MSTest
7 2 (0.049%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.024%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.024%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.024%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.024%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1266 (30.95%) Finance
2 1035 (25.30%) Banking
3 535 (13.08%) Investment Banking
4 397 (9.70%) Retail
5 359 (8.78%) Front Office
6 208 (5.08%) Back Office
7 143 (3.50%) Legal
8 115 (2.81%) Marketing
9 97 (2.37%) Publishing
10 78 (1.91%) Telecoms
11 75 (1.83%) Retail Banking
12 69 (1.69%) Financial Institution
13 56 (1.37%) Law
14 53 (1.30%) Advertising
15 44 (1.08%) Billing
16 39 (0.95%) Corporate Banking
17 30 (0.73%) Games
18 26 (0.64%) Private Banking
19 24 (0.59%) Manufacturing
20 22 (0.54%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (1.76%) XML
2 53 (1.30%) .NET
3 43 (1.05%) HTML
4 25 (0.61%) FpML
5 22 (0.54%) MDX
6 21 (0.51%) Web Services
7 19 (0.46%) Middleware
8 18 (0.44%) Mason
9 15 (0.37%) CSS
10 9 (0.22%) JSON
11 7 (0.17%) HTML5
12 6 (0.15%) J2EE
12 6 (0.15%) XSLT
12 6 (0.15%) Spring
12 6 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
13 5 (0.12%) REST
13 5 (0.12%) WCF
13 5 (0.12%) Apache Flex
13 5 (0.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 309 (7.55%) Derivative
2 182 (4.45%) Fixed Income
3 181 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 163 (3.98%) Credit Risk
5 152 (3.72%) Equities
6 129 (3.15%) Management Information System
7 104 (2.54%) Market Risk
8 71 (1.74%) Reference Data
9 59 (1.44%) Equity Derivative
10 46 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
11 35 (0.86%) FMCG
11 35 (0.86%) Mobile App
12 33 (0.81%) Computer Science
13 30 (0.73%) NHS
14 26 (0.64%) Digital Media
14 26 (0.64%) iPad
14 26 (0.64%) Open Source
15 24 (0.59%) Social Media
16 23 (0.56%) Data Integration
17 22 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (0.78%) Windows
2 28 (0.68%) UNIX
3 15 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 13 (0.32%) Android
5 10 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.20%) Linux
7 5 (0.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.024%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.024%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1362 (33.29%) Business Analysis
2 518 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 433 (10.58%) Project Management
4 389 (9.51%) Agile Software Development
5 382 (9.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 339 (8.29%) Data Analysis
7 315 (7.70%) UML
8 304 (7.43%) Use Case
9 290 (7.09%) CRM
10 284 (6.94%) Data Modelling
11 248 (6.06%) Scrum
12 246 (6.01%) E-Commerce
13 242 (5.92%) User Stories
14 240 (5.87%) Migration
15 233 (5.70%) Change Management
16 221 (5.40%) Asset Management
17 209 (5.11%) Workflow
18 196 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
19 191 (4.67%) Risk Management
20 175 (4.28%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 606 (14.81%) SQL
2 61 (1.49%) VBA
3 57 (1.39%) Java
4 29 (0.71%) T-SQL
5 26 (0.64%) C#
6 17 (0.42%) Python
7 16 (0.39%) C
7 16 (0.39%) VB
8 15 (0.37%) C++
8 15 (0.37%) PL/SQL
9 9 (0.22%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.20%) Perl
10 8 (0.20%) RPG
11 6 (0.15%) PHP
12 5 (0.12%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.098%) R
14 2 (0.049%) JCL
14 2 (0.049%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.049%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.049%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 288 (7.04%) Degree
2 146 (3.57%) ISEB
3 51 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 34 (0.83%) SC Cleared
5 20 (0.49%) IIBA
5 20 (0.49%) PMI Certification
6 17 (0.42%) ACCA
7 16 (0.39%) CIMA
8 15 (0.37%) CBAP
9 13 (0.32%) PMP
10 12 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 7 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.17%) CISSP
13 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.15%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.79%) EMIR
2 112 (2.74%) QA
3 101 (2.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 71 (1.74%) Basel III
5 34 (0.83%) FATCA
6 25 (0.61%) CRD IV
7 23 (0.56%) MiFID
8 22 (0.54%) Data Quality
8 22 (0.54%) Basel II
9 20 (0.49%) COREP
9 20 (0.49%) AIFMD
10 19 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.46%) ISO 9001
11 16 (0.39%) FINREP
12 12 (0.29%) Solvency II
13 10 (0.24%) SLA
14 6 (0.15%) UCITS
15 3 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 2 (0.049%) ISO 8583
17 1 (0.024%) P3O
System Software
1 16 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.098%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.098%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 196 (4.79%) Microsoft
2 159 (3.89%) Oracle
3 151 (3.69%) SAP
4 103 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 57 (1.39%) Siebel
6 54 (1.32%) Cognos
7 48 (1.17%) Business Objects
8 46 (1.12%) Charles River
9 43 (1.05%) IBM
10 31 (0.76%) hybris
11 29 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
12 23 (0.56%) Murex
13 22 (0.54%) Calypso
14 21 (0.51%) thinkFolio
15 19 (0.46%) Bloomberg
15 19 (0.46%) Misys
16 17 (0.42%) Fidessa
16 17 (0.42%) Reuters
17 16 (0.39%) HP
18 15 (0.37%) Northgate
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