The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Canary Wharf during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analyst
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 9.91% 14.63% 9.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.28% 15.00% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 9
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £510 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 107 120 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 96.40% 97.56% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 82 116
Median daily rate £575 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Canary Wharf

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Canary Wharf

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Canary Wharf

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Canary Wharf

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Canary Wharf region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) Analytics
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Marketing
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
6 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 4 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (22.22%) Coaching
6 4 (22.22%) Kanban
6 4 (22.22%) Social Media
6 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (16.67%) Adobe
7 3 (16.67%) CMS
7 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
7 3 (16.67%) Content Management
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) MiFID
7 3 (16.67%) Derivative

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 3 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (16.67%) CMS
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Back Office
4 2 (11.11%) Front Office
5 1 (5.56%) German Language
5 1 (5.56%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
1 4 (22.22%) Social Media
2 3 (16.67%) Derivative
2 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (11.11%) Equities
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) FMCG
4 1 (5.56%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 8 (44.44%) Analytics
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) Kanban
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (22.22%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Content Management
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security
7 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) IIBA
2 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) MiFID
2 2 (11.11%) EMIR
2 2 (11.11%) FATCA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) ArcSight
2 2 (11.11%) GoldenSource
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.11%) Splunk
3 1 (5.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Reuters
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase