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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 14 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2012 1909 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.58% 8.13% 9.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.31% 8.76% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1380 1759
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £53.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.27% +114.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.82 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £136.80 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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
21610 21787 22472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.18% 92.83% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15114 14878 15294
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 401 469
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -3 490 £475 - 135
Canary Wharf +4 26 £450 - 1
Docklands, London -2 23 £550 +10.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +2 12 £375 +25.00% 2
Brentford +7 8 £350 -2.77% 2
Feltham - 8 £420 -
Uxbridge -1 6 £315 -23.63%
Paddington -5 6 £500 +92.30%
Croydon -12 4 £421 -2.03%
Twickenham +1 3 £475 -
Harrow +1 2 - -
Bromley -3 2 £506 +41.60%
Hackney - 2 £325 -
Wimbledon - 2 £410 - 2
Barking - 1 £250 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1512 (36.85%) Finance
2 1298 (31.64%) Business Analysis
3 1078 (26.27%) Banking
4 888 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
5 688 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 538 (13.11%) SQL
7 494 (12.04%) Investment Banking
8 452 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
9 406 (9.90%) Project Management
10 386 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 340 (8.29%) Retail
12 309 (7.53%) User Stories
13 302 (7.36%) Scrum
14 301 (7.34%) Data Analysis
15 298 (7.26%) Use Case
16 282 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
17 276 (6.73%) Front Office
18 269 (6.56%) CRM
19 253 (6.17%) Migration
20 252 (6.14%) Data Modelling
21 250 (6.09%) Microsoft
22 247 (6.02%) Derivative
23 245 (5.97%) Asset Management
24 233 (5.68%) MS Excel
25 226 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
26 218 (5.31%) Degree
27 210 (5.12%) UML
28 208 (5.07%) E-Commerce
29 206 (5.02%) Change Management
30 205 (5.00%) Workflow

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 119 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 43 (1.05%) CMS
3 29 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 27 (0.66%) SAS
5 26 (0.63%) Confluence
6 24 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 22 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.24%) Lync
9 10 (0.24%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.19%) LiveLink
11 7 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (0.17%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.17%) Drupal
12 6 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.097%) MTS
13 4 (0.097%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.097%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.097%) FileNet
14 2 (0.049%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 233 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 203 (4.95%) MS Visio
3 143 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 124 (3.02%) MS Office
5 48 (1.17%) MS Project
6 30 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.22%) Open Workbench
8 5 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.024%) Casewise Modeler
9 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.024%) Mingle
9 1 (0.024%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 110 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.56%) thinkFolio
2 23 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (0.56%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
3 19 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
5 17 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 17 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 16 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 16 (0.39%) SAP CO
7 14 (0.34%) Summit
8 11 (0.27%) LatentZero
9 9 (0.22%) Agresso
9 9 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
10 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.19%) Temenos T24
10 8 (0.19%) SAP FI-GL
10 8 (0.19%) Loan IQ
10 8 (0.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.58%) Office 365
2 22 (0.54%) SaaS
3 13 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
4 8 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.15%) Taleo
7 5 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.12%) Yammer
8 4 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.097%) Force.com
8 4 (0.097%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.097%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.049%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.049%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.024%) Silverpop
10 1 (0.024%) IaaS
10 1 (0.024%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.024%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 38 (0.93%) Internet
2 27 (0.66%) Intranet
3 18 (0.44%) Network Security
4 10 (0.24%) MVNO
5 9 (0.22%) Broadband
6 6 (0.15%) Firewall
7 5 (0.12%) LAN
7 5 (0.12%) WAN
8 4 (0.097%) HTTP
8 4 (0.097%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.073%) SSH
9 3 (0.073%) DSL
9 3 (0.073%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.049%) SAN
10 2 (0.049%) ATM
10 2 (0.049%) SMS
10 2 (0.049%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.049%) WebEx
11 1 (0.024%) SWIFTNet
11 1 (0.024%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
2 86 (2.10%) SQL Server
3 59 (1.44%) QlikView
4 52 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
5 46 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 44 (1.07%) Data Mining
7 39 (0.95%) Big Data
8 38 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (0.80%) MS Access
11 27 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (0.54%) Oracle Database
13 17 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (0.37%) EDRMS
14 15 (0.37%) RDBMS
15 13 (0.32%) DataStage
15 13 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.27%) Spotfire
17 10 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
18 9 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 126 (3.07%) JIRA
2 18 (0.44%) Rational Rose
3 7 (0.17%) Axure RP
4 6 (0.15%) ERwin
5 5 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.097%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.097%) Toad
6 4 (0.097%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.097%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.073%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.073%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.049%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.024%) JUnit
9 1 (0.024%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.024%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.024%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.024%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.024%) JBehave
9 1 (0.024%) Mocha
9 1 (0.024%) Git (software)
General
1 1512 (36.85%) Finance
2 1078 (26.27%) Banking
3 494 (12.04%) Investment Banking
4 340 (8.29%) Retail
5 276 (6.73%) Front Office
6 184 (4.48%) Back Office
7 130 (3.17%) Legal
8 88 (2.14%) Retail Banking
9 87 (2.12%) Marketing
10 72 (1.75%) Advertising
10 72 (1.75%) Law
11 66 (1.61%) Financial Institution
12 62 (1.51%) Telecoms
13 50 (1.22%) Billing
14 42 (1.02%) General Ledger
15 36 (0.88%) Publishing
16 27 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
17 19 (0.46%) French Language
18 17 (0.41%) Games
18 17 (0.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (1.78%) .NET
2 65 (1.58%) XML
3 31 (0.76%) HTML
4 30 (0.73%) FpML
5 24 (0.58%) Middleware
5 24 (0.58%) Web Services
6 18 (0.44%) HTML5
7 16 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 15 (0.37%) JSON
9 12 (0.29%) .NET Framework
10 11 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
10 11 (0.27%) CSS
11 10 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
11 10 (0.24%) Gherkin
12 7 (0.17%) CSS3
13 6 (0.15%) jQuery
14 5 (0.12%) Mason
14 5 (0.12%) RESTful
14 5 (0.12%) MDX
15 4 (0.097%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 452 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 247 (6.02%) Derivative
3 202 (4.92%) Fixed Income
4 188 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 161 (3.92%) Equities
6 123 (3.00%) User Experience
7 102 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 91 (2.22%) Credit Risk
9 87 (2.12%) Market Risk
10 73 (1.78%) Reference Data
11 55 (1.34%) SWIFT
12 54 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 40 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
14 36 (0.88%) NHS
14 36 (0.88%) Mobile App
15 35 (0.85%) Computer Science
16 33 (0.80%) FMCG
17 31 (0.76%) Data Centre
18 28 (0.68%) Visualisation
18 28 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (0.71%) UNIX
2 27 (0.66%) Windows
3 14 (0.34%) Apple iOS
4 13 (0.32%) Android
5 5 (0.12%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.073%) Linux
7 2 (0.049%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.024%) VMS
8 1 (0.024%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.024%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.024%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.024%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1298 (31.64%) Business Analysis
2 888 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
3 688 (16.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 406 (9.90%) Project Management
5 386 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 309 (7.53%) User Stories
7 302 (7.36%) Scrum
8 301 (7.34%) Data Analysis
9 298 (7.26%) Use Case
10 282 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
11 269 (6.56%) CRM
12 253 (6.17%) Migration
13 252 (6.14%) Data Modelling
14 245 (5.97%) Asset Management
15 210 (5.12%) UML
16 208 (5.07%) E-Commerce
17 206 (5.02%) Change Management
18 205 (5.00%) Workflow
19 198 (4.83%) SDLC
20 187 (4.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 538 (13.11%) SQL
2 61 (1.49%) Java
3 60 (1.46%) VBA
4 40 (0.97%) C#
5 32 (0.78%) JavaScript
6 26 (0.63%) T-SQL
6 26 (0.63%) C
7 13 (0.32%) VB
8 9 (0.22%) PL/SQL
8 9 (0.22%) R
9 7 (0.17%) Python
10 5 (0.12%) C++
10 5 (0.12%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.073%) XMLA
11 3 (0.073%) PHP
12 1 (0.024%) COBOL
12 1 (0.024%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.024%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.024%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.024%) Scala
Qualifications
1 218 (5.31%) Degree
2 131 (3.19%) ISEB
3 75 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 25 (0.61%) IIBA
6 21 (0.51%) PMI Certification
7 17 (0.41%) CBAP
7 17 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.39%) CIMA
9 14 (0.34%) ACCA
10 13 (0.32%) PMP
11 10 (0.24%) CISA
12 9 (0.22%) CISSP
13 8 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 7 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.12%) MCITP
17 4 (0.097%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (3.56%) QA
2 113 (2.75%) EMIR
3 92 (2.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 82 (2.00%) MiFID
5 55 (1.34%) Solvency II
6 50 (1.22%) FATCA
7 32 (0.78%) Data Quality
7 32 (0.78%) Basel III
8 21 (0.51%) GAAP
9 20 (0.49%) COREP
10 17 (0.41%) AIFMD
11 14 (0.34%) CRD IV
11 14 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 13 (0.32%) SLA
13 5 (0.12%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.097%) Basel II
15 3 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 3 (0.073%) PCI DSS
15 3 (0.073%) COSO
15 3 (0.073%) FINREP
System Software
1 22 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.049%) Terminal Services
2 2 (0.049%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.049%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.024%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.073%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.049%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (0.049%) SCCM
3 2 (0.049%) systemd
4 1 (0.024%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.024%) Control-M
4 1 (0.024%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.024%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.024%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 250 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 190 (4.63%) Oracle
3 126 (3.07%) SAP
4 68 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (0.97%) IBM
6 35 (0.85%) Cognos
7 33 (0.80%) Murex
8 31 (0.76%) Bloomberg
8 31 (0.76%) Teradata
9 30 (0.73%) ServiceNow
10 28 (0.68%) Tableau
11 27 (0.66%) Guidewire
12 24 (0.58%) SimCorp
12 24 (0.58%) Calypso
12 24 (0.58%) Siebel
12 24 (0.58%) Informatica
13 23 (0.56%) Adobe
14 21 (0.51%) Pega
15 20 (0.49%) hybris
15 20 (0.49%) HP
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