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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 20 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1723 1989 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.56% 8.89% 8.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.98% 9.39% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1299 1520 1532
Median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +144.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +75.59%
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
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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 -8 283 £495 +1.53% 75
Canary Wharf -1 15 £425 -
Croydon -10 11 £450 +12.50% 1
Docklands, London +4 8 £563 +2.27%
Uxbridge +7 4 £313 -16.66%
Hammersmith - 4 £425 - 1
Feltham +4 3 £350 -9.09%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 3 £356 +1.78% 1
Bromley -7 3 £585 +23.15%
Ealing 0 2 £270 -1.81%
Westminster - 2 £440 -
Brentford +5 1 £475 +53.22%
Paddington +2 1 £425 -15.00%
Wimbledon - 1 £313 -
Harrow - 1 £425 -
Romford - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £310 -
Osterley - 1 £395 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 1142 (32.63%) Finance
2 1070 (30.57%) Business Analysis
3 847 (24.20%) Banking
4 781 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
5 628 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 392 (11.20%) Investment Banking
7 375 (10.71%) Project Management
8 374 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
9 303 (8.66%) Retail
10 293 (8.37%) SQL
11 288 (8.23%) User Stories
12 281 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
13 267 (7.63%) Asset Management
14 262 (7.49%) Front Office
15 240 (6.86%) Scrum
16 230 (6.57%) Migration
17 227 (6.49%) Use Case
18 216 (6.17%) CRM
19 215 (6.14%) Data Analysis
20 211 (6.03%) Derivative
21 200 (5.71%) SDLC
22 194 (5.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 179 (5.11%) E-Commerce
23 179 (5.11%) Degree
24 174 (4.97%) UML
24 174 (4.97%) Change Management
25 167 (4.77%) MiFID
26 158 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
27 157 (4.49%) Risk Management
28 154 (4.40%) 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 80 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 66 (1.89%) CMS
3 33 (0.94%) Confluence
4 19 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (0.37%) SAS
6 11 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.17%) Drupal
9 5 (0.14%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.11%) Apache
10 4 (0.11%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.086%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.057%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.057%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.057%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.057%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.029%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.029%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.029%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 154 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 120 (3.43%) MS Visio
3 102 (2.91%) MS Office
4 93 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.89%) MS Project
6 11 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.029%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.029%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 86 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.60%) Summit
3 16 (0.46%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.46%) thinkFolio
4 14 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 11 (0.31%) Endur
5 11 (0.31%) Hi Portfolio
5 11 (0.31%) Temenos T24
6 10 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
7 9 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
7 9 (0.26%) TradeThru
8 8 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
8 8 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
8 8 (0.23%) Maximo
8 8 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (0.20%) SimCorp Dimension
9 7 (0.20%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.46%) Office 365
2 10 (0.29%) SaaS
3 9 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
6 4 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.086%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.086%) IaaS
8 2 (0.057%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.057%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.029%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.029%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.029%) Lucidchart
9 1 (0.029%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.029%) Trello
9 1 (0.029%) Veeva
9 1 (0.029%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.37%) Intranet
2 12 (0.34%) Internet
3 8 (0.23%) Network Security
3 8 (0.23%) WAN
4 5 (0.14%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.14%) LAN
4 5 (0.14%) SSH
5 4 (0.11%) CTI
6 3 (0.086%) ATM
6 3 (0.086%) Broadband
6 3 (0.086%) Firewall
6 3 (0.086%) HTTP
6 3 (0.086%) MVNO
6 3 (0.086%) VoIP
7 2 (0.057%) DSL
7 2 (0.057%) FTP
7 2 (0.057%) SDH
7 2 (0.057%) WebEx
7 2 (0.057%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.057%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 74 (2.11%) SQL Server
3 51 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 38 (1.09%) Big Data
5 34 (0.97%) Data Mining
6 20 (0.57%) QlikView
7 16 (0.46%) MS Access
8 15 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (0.40%) Data Mart
10 13 (0.37%) RDBMS
10 13 (0.37%) Spotfire
11 12 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (0.34%) MySQL
12 11 (0.31%) Hadoop
12 11 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.17%) GIS
14 6 (0.17%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.17%) Power BI
14 6 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 79 (2.26%) JIRA
2 8 (0.23%) Rational Rose
3 6 (0.17%) Cucumber
3 6 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.14%) Axure RP
5 4 (0.11%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.11%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.11%) Toad
6 3 (0.086%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.057%) PeopleTools
7 2 (0.057%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.029%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.029%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.029%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.029%) Subversion
8 1 (0.029%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.029%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.029%) VersionOne
8 1 (0.029%) Visual Studio
General
1 1142 (32.63%) Finance
2 847 (24.20%) Banking
3 392 (11.20%) Investment Banking
4 303 (8.66%) Retail
5 262 (7.49%) Front Office
6 136 (3.89%) Legal
7 132 (3.77%) Back Office
8 100 (2.86%) Marketing
9 81 (2.31%) Retail Banking
10 54 (1.54%) Telecoms
11 51 (1.46%) Law
12 49 (1.40%) Financial Institution
13 44 (1.26%) Advertising
14 37 (1.06%) Publishing
15 35 (1.00%) Games
16 25 (0.71%) Billing
17 22 (0.63%) Local Government
18 20 (0.57%) Private Banking
19 19 (0.54%) General Ledger
20 16 (0.46%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (1.69%) XML
2 35 (1.00%) Web Services
3 25 (0.71%) FpML
4 18 (0.51%) .NET
4 18 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
5 14 (0.40%) Middleware
6 13 (0.37%) Velocity
7 12 (0.34%) FIXML
8 10 (0.29%) HTML
9 8 (0.23%) Gherkin
10 7 (0.20%) XBRL
11 6 (0.17%) HTML5
11 6 (0.17%) XML Schema
12 5 (0.14%) Apache Flex
12 5 (0.14%) COM
12 5 (0.14%) JSON
13 4 (0.11%) CSS
13 4 (0.11%) EDI
13 4 (0.11%) JMS
13 4 (0.11%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 374 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 211 (6.03%) Derivative
3 194 (5.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 122 (3.49%) Fixed Income
5 117 (3.34%) Equities
6 104 (2.97%) User Experience
7 102 (2.91%) Market Risk
8 95 (2.71%) Credit Risk
9 84 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 50 (1.43%) Reference Data
11 39 (1.11%) Credit Derivative
12 38 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 35 (1.00%) Reinsurance
14 34 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
15 31 (0.89%) Video on Demand
16 30 (0.86%) Hedge funds
17 29 (0.83%) Computer Science
17 29 (0.83%) Data Structures
17 29 (0.83%) SWIFT
18 27 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (1.29%) Windows
2 24 (0.69%) Unix
3 11 (0.31%) Windows 10
4 9 (0.26%) Linux
5 8 (0.23%) Windows Vista
6 7 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.14%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.11%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.086%) Android
10 2 (0.057%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.029%) AIX
11 1 (0.029%) Solaris
11 1 (0.029%) VMS
11 1 (0.029%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.029%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1070 (30.57%) Business Analysis
2 781 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
3 628 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 375 (10.71%) Project Management
5 288 (8.23%) User Stories
6 281 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 267 (7.63%) Asset Management
8 240 (6.86%) Scrum
9 230 (6.57%) Migration
10 227 (6.49%) Use Case
11 216 (6.17%) CRM
12 215 (6.14%) Data Analysis
13 200 (5.71%) SDLC
14 179 (5.11%) E-Commerce
15 174 (4.97%) Change Management
15 174 (4.97%) UML
16 158 (4.51%) Business Intelligence
17 157 (4.49%) Risk Management
18 151 (4.31%) Data Modelling
19 139 (3.97%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 293 (8.37%) SQL
2 66 (1.89%) Java
3 52 (1.49%) C#
4 23 (0.66%) VBA
5 21 (0.60%) C
6 15 (0.43%) Python
7 14 (0.40%) C++
8 10 (0.29%) PHP
9 9 (0.26%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.17%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.17%) VB
11 5 (0.14%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.14%) sed
12 4 (0.11%) AWK
12 4 (0.11%) R
13 3 (0.086%) Perl
13 3 (0.086%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.029%) COBOL
14 1 (0.029%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.029%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 179 (5.11%) Degree
2 116 (3.31%) ISEB
3 102 (2.91%) Security Cleared
4 67 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 30 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (0.54%) ACCA
7 17 (0.49%) CIMA
7 17 (0.49%) IIBA
7 17 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 16 (0.46%) PMP
9 15 (0.43%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 10 (0.29%) CBAP
12 9 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
13 8 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 8 (0.23%) CISSP
13 8 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (0.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 7 (0.20%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
15 5 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (4.77%) MiFID
2 113 (3.23%) QA
3 84 (2.40%) EMIR
4 69 (1.97%) Data Quality
5 63 (1.80%) FATCA
6 55 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
7 48 (1.37%) Solvency II
8 22 (0.63%) AIFMD
8 22 (0.63%) SEPA
9 18 (0.51%) Basel II
10 16 (0.46%) Basel III
11 14 (0.40%) CRD IV
12 12 (0.34%) COREP
13 8 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
14 7 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (0.20%) SLA
14 7 (0.20%) UCITS
15 6 (0.17%) GAAP
16 5 (0.14%) PMBOK
17 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.057%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.057%) RACF
3 1 (0.029%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.029%) Samba
3 1 (0.029%) UAG
3 1 (0.029%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.11%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.086%) MOM
3 3 (0.086%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.057%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.029%) Control-M
5 1 (0.029%) logstash
5 1 (0.029%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.029%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.029%) vRealize
Vendors
1 150 (4.29%) Microsoft
2 102 (2.91%) Oracle
3 95 (2.71%) Murex
4 87 (2.49%) SAP
5 74 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 58 (1.66%) ServiceNow
7 43 (1.23%) Calypso
8 32 (0.91%) hybris
9 27 (0.77%) Adobe
10 26 (0.74%) Charles River
11 25 (0.71%) Bloomberg
12 21 (0.60%) Fidessa
12 21 (0.60%) SunGard
13 17 (0.49%) IBM
13 17 (0.49%) Tableau
14 16 (0.46%) SmartStream
15 15 (0.43%) Sitecore
16 14 (0.40%) Vermilion
17 13 (0.37%) Avaloq
18 12 (0.34%) NetSuite
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