The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 20 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1573 1908 1772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.36% 8.43% 7.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.77% 8.86% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1184 1364 1312
Median daily rate £499 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 4
Median hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £61.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.93 £23.00 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £48.53 £94.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
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
20247 21536 22754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 95.14% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14429 15250 16369
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 348 448
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 274 £525 +5.00% 42
Canary Wharf +5 23 £425 +6.25%
Croydon -7 18 £385 -10.20%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 2 £325 -18.75% 1
Docklands, London -9 2 £550 -
Twickenham - 2 £300 -
Harrow - 2 £440 -
Chiswick 0 1 - -
Hounslow -1 1 £325 -14.47% 1
Feltham -2 1 £250 - 1
Wimbledon -2 1 £425 -
Barking - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £375 -
Ilford - 1 £450 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 1054 (33.88%) Finance
2 1052 (33.82%) Business Analysis
3 864 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
4 732 (23.53%) Banking
5 612 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 328 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
7 318 (10.22%) Project Management
8 311 (10.00%) SQL
9 296 (9.51%) User Stories
10 268 (8.61%) Data Analysis
11 266 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 263 (8.45%) Scrum
13 262 (8.42%) Retail
14 257 (8.26%) Front Office
15 249 (8.00%) Investment Banking
16 230 (7.39%) Use Case
17 227 (7.30%) Change Management
18 212 (6.81%) MiFID
19 189 (6.08%) Derivative
19 189 (6.08%) SDLC
20 185 (5.95%) Target Operating Model
20 185 (5.95%) Asset Management
20 185 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 165 (5.30%) Fixed Income
22 161 (5.18%) Migration
23 157 (5.05%) Equities
24 154 (4.95%) Degree
25 151 (4.85%) Waterfall
25 151 (4.85%) MS Visio
25 151 (4.85%) MS Excel

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 43 (1.38%) CMS
3 24 (0.77%) Confluence
4 16 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (0.32%) SAS
6 9 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.19%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.16%) Drupal
9 5 (0.16%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.13%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.096%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.096%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.064%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.064%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.064%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.064%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.032%) Documentum
13 1 (0.032%) Exstream Dialogue
13 1 (0.032%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 151 (4.85%) MS Excel
1 151 (4.85%) MS Visio
2 106 (3.41%) MS Office
3 87 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 42 (1.35%) MS Project
5 20 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.032%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 33 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.68%) thinkFolio
3 14 (0.45%) Summit
4 13 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
5 9 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 7 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.23%) SAP HR
8 6 (0.19%) Endur
8 6 (0.19%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.19%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 6 (0.19%) Salerio
8 6 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.16%) Exstream
9 5 (0.16%) Sonata
10 4 (0.13%) Loan IQ
10 4 (0.13%) SAP PP
10 4 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.58%) Office 365
2 16 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
3 14 (0.45%) SaaS
4 10 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (0.29%) G Suite
6 7 (0.23%) PaaS
7 6 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.16%) Basecamp
8 5 (0.16%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.096%) BlueKai
9 3 (0.096%) Force.com
9 3 (0.096%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.064%) IaaS
10 2 (0.064%) Lucidchart
10 2 (0.064%) Trello
11 1 (0.032%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.032%) GitHub
11 1 (0.032%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 20 (0.64%) Internet
2 10 (0.32%) Intranet
3 6 (0.19%) DSL
4 5 (0.16%) Network Security
4 5 (0.16%) Skype
5 4 (0.13%) RFID
6 3 (0.096%) Broadband
6 3 (0.096%) Firewall
6 3 (0.096%) WebEx
7 2 (0.064%) LDAP
7 2 (0.064%) NFC
8 1 (0.032%) ATM
8 1 (0.032%) DNS
8 1 (0.032%) FTP
8 1 (0.032%) HTTP
8 1 (0.032%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.032%) PBX
8 1 (0.032%) SWIFTNet
8 1 (0.032%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.032%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
2 57 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 37 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (1.16%) Big Data
5 31 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 30 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 15 (0.48%) QlikView
9 15 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.32%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.29%) Data Lake
12 8 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.23%) DB2
14 6 (0.19%) Data Mining
14 6 (0.19%) MS Access
14 6 (0.19%) PowerPivot
15 5 (0.16%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.13%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 104 (3.34%) JIRA
2 16 (0.51%) Rational Rose
3 14 (0.45%) Eclipse
4 11 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.064%) ERwin
7 1 (0.032%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.032%) CaliberRM
7 1 (0.032%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.032%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.032%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.032%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.032%) Toad
General
1 1054 (33.88%) Finance
2 732 (23.53%) Banking
3 262 (8.42%) Retail
4 257 (8.26%) Front Office
5 249 (8.00%) Investment Banking
6 91 (2.93%) Back Office
7 90 (2.89%) Marketing
8 89 (2.86%) Legal
9 62 (1.99%) Retail Banking
10 44 (1.41%) Advertising
11 42 (1.35%) Financial Institution
11 42 (1.35%) Telecoms
12 38 (1.22%) Publishing
13 30 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
14 25 (0.80%) Law
15 24 (0.77%) Games
16 19 (0.61%) Billing
17 18 (0.58%) Manufacturing
18 17 (0.55%) German Language
19 16 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (1.96%) XML
2 44 (1.41%) Web Services
3 28 (0.90%) FpML
4 22 (0.71%) .NET
5 18 (0.58%) Gherkin
6 15 (0.48%) HTML
6 15 (0.48%) Middleware
7 13 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
7 13 (0.42%) RESTful
8 9 (0.29%) JSON
9 8 (0.26%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.23%) MDX
10 7 (0.23%) XML Messaging
11 6 (0.19%) GWT
11 6 (0.19%) Sensu
12 5 (0.16%) ELK Stack
13 4 (0.13%) EDI
13 4 (0.13%) HTML5
13 4 (0.13%) Mason
13 4 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 328 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (6.08%) Derivative
3 185 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 165 (5.30%) Fixed Income
5 157 (5.05%) Equities
6 142 (4.56%) User Experience
7 75 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 70 (2.25%) Credit Risk
9 65 (2.09%) Market Risk
10 48 (1.54%) Fintech
11 46 (1.48%) Reference Data
12 45 (1.45%) Reinsurance
13 38 (1.22%) Mobile App
14 34 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
15 30 (0.96%) OTC Derivatives
15 30 (0.96%) Virtual Team
16 26 (0.84%) SWIFT
17 25 (0.80%) Visualisation
18 21 (0.68%) Minimum Viable Product
19 18 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (0.84%) Windows
2 21 (0.68%) Linux
3 17 (0.55%) Unix
4 7 (0.23%) MVS
5 5 (0.16%) Android
5 5 (0.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.16%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.096%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.032%) AIX
7 1 (0.032%) SUSE
7 1 (0.032%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.032%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.032%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.032%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.032%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1052 (33.82%) Business Analysis
2 864 (27.77%) Agile Software Development
3 612 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 318 (10.22%) Project Management
5 296 (9.51%) User Stories
6 268 (8.61%) Data Analysis
7 266 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 263 (8.45%) Scrum
9 230 (7.39%) Use Case
10 227 (7.30%) Change Management
11 189 (6.08%) SDLC
12 185 (5.95%) Asset Management
12 185 (5.95%) Target Operating Model
13 161 (5.18%) Migration
14 151 (4.85%) Waterfall
15 149 (4.79%) GAP Analysis
16 148 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
17 144 (4.63%) Data Modelling
17 144 (4.63%) UML
18 142 (4.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 311 (10.00%) SQL
2 49 (1.58%) C
2 49 (1.58%) Java
3 33 (1.06%) VBA
4 23 (0.74%) C++
5 22 (0.71%) Python
6 21 (0.68%) C#
6 21 (0.68%) T-SQL
7 16 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 11 (0.35%) VB
9 9 (0.29%) COBOL
10 7 (0.23%) JCL
10 7 (0.23%) VC++
11 6 (0.19%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.16%) Perl
13 4 (0.13%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.096%) PHP
14 3 (0.096%) RPG
15 2 (0.064%) Ruby
15 2 (0.064%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 154 (4.95%) Degree
2 108 (3.47%) ISEB
3 107 (3.44%) Security Cleared
4 75 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 37 (1.19%) CBAP
6 33 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 23 (0.74%) IIBA
8 15 (0.48%) CISSP
9 13 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
9 13 (0.42%) CITP
10 11 (0.35%) CISM
10 11 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
11 10 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 9 (0.29%) PMP
13 8 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (0.23%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.19%) CISA
15 6 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (6.81%) MiFID
2 83 (2.67%) QA
3 58 (1.86%) EMIR
4 46 (1.48%) Dodd-Frank
5 38 (1.22%) Solvency II
6 31 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 27 (0.87%) FATCA
8 19 (0.61%) SEPA
9 18 (0.58%) Basel III
10 15 (0.48%) SLA
11 6 (0.19%) AIFMD
11 6 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (0.19%) ISO20022
12 4 (0.13%) Basel II
12 4 (0.13%) GAAP
12 4 (0.13%) GxP
12 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.064%) COBIT
13 2 (0.064%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (0.096%) HDFS
2 1 (0.032%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.032%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.19%) Kibana
2 6 (0.19%) logstash
2 6 (0.19%) Nagios
3 5 (0.16%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.13%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 3 (0.096%) Control-M
5 3 (0.096%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.096%) SCOM
6 1 (0.032%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.032%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.032%) MOM
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.032%) SCCM
6 1 (0.032%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.032%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (4.40%) Microsoft
2 104 (3.34%) Oracle
3 65 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
4 63 (2.03%) SAP
5 40 (1.29%) Charles River
6 36 (1.16%) Murex
6 36 (1.16%) ServiceNow
7 29 (0.93%) Google
7 29 (0.93%) Tableau
8 27 (0.87%) Bloomberg
9 25 (0.80%) Guidewire
10 23 (0.74%) Adobe
11 20 (0.64%) HP
12 19 (0.61%) Cognos
12 19 (0.61%) Splunk
13 17 (0.55%) Fidessa
13 17 (0.55%) IBM
14 15 (0.48%) hybris
14 15 (0.48%) Workday
15 14 (0.45%) Calypso
London
Networking People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £475 - £525 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
networx
Rate: From £25,928 to £31,262 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago