The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Investment Banking Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst - Investment Banking
Rank 597 560 548
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -12
Contract jobs requiring an Investment Banking Business Analyst 47 95 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 74 63
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £646 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51209 54594 53300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33381 34715 32174
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1644 2049 2080
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Investment Banking Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Investment Banking Business Analyst in the job title.

Investment Banking Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Investment Banking Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking Business Analyst within the UK.

Investment Banking Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Investment Banking Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Investment Banking Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Investment Banking Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking Business Analyst within the UK.

Investment Banking Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Investment Banking Business Analyst
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
England -45 40 £530 -3.63% 1
London -63 39 £530 -3.63% 1
City of London +22 6 £625 +16.27%
Scotland +13 5 £350 -
Edinburgh - 4 £350 -
Canary Wharf -1 1 £425 +30.76%
Northern Ireland -9 1 £425 +193.10%
County Antrim -11 1 £425 +193.10%
Belfast -11 1 £425 +193.10%
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

Investment Banking Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Investment Banking 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 featuring Investment Banking Business Analyst in the job title.

1 74 (82.22%) Banking
2 71 (78.89%) Investment Banking
3 42 (46.67%) Finance
4 39 (43.33%) Business Analysis
5 21 (23.33%) Back Office
6 20 (22.22%) Front Office
7 18 (20.00%) SQL
7 18 (20.00%) Derivative
8 17 (18.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (17.78%) Equities
10 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (16.67%) Fixed Income
11 13 (14.44%) Risk Management
12 12 (13.33%) Change Management
12 12 (13.33%) Murex
12 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (11.11%) Market Risk
14 9 (10.00%) MiFID
14 9 (10.00%) Data Analysis
15 8 (8.89%) Use Case
15 8 (8.89%) Workflow
15 8 (8.89%) Migration
16 7 (7.78%) Fidessa
16 7 (7.78%) ISEB
16 7 (7.78%) ERD
16 7 (7.78%) Credit Risk
16 7 (7.78%) Change Control
16 7 (7.78%) Translating Business Requirements

Investment Banking Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Summit
2 1 (1.11%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (1.11%) SunGard Stream Ubix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.11%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) TestDirector
General
1 74 (82.22%) Banking
2 71 (78.89%) Investment Banking
3 42 (46.67%) Finance
4 21 (23.33%) Back Office
5 20 (22.22%) Front Office
6 3 (3.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) XML
2 2 (2.22%) FpML
2 2 (2.22%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.11%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) Murex MxML
3 1 (1.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.00%) Derivative
2 17 (18.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (17.78%) Equities
4 15 (16.67%) Fixed Income
5 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (11.11%) Market Risk
6 7 (7.78%) Credit Risk
7 6 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (4.44%) Reference Data
10 3 (3.33%) Fintech
10 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 3 (3.33%) User Experience
11 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
11 2 (2.22%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.11%) Pricing Data
12 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
12 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
12 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Business Analysis
2 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (14.44%) Risk Management
4 12 (13.33%) Change Management
4 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 8 (8.89%) Migration
6 8 (8.89%) Use Case
6 8 (8.89%) Workflow
7 7 (7.78%) Change Control
7 7 (7.78%) ERD
7 7 (7.78%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (6.67%) Data Management
9 4 (4.44%) Data Architecture
9 4 (4.44%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (4.44%) Fund Management
9 4 (4.44%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) Java
3 3 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (2.22%) VBA
5 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) ISEB
2 6 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) MiFID
2 3 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) AIFMD
3 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.22%) EMIR
4 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.11%) SAS 70
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Murex
2 7 (7.78%) Fidessa
3 3 (3.33%) Calypso
4 2 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.11%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.11%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.11%) Sophis
5 1 (1.11%) SunGard