Period
to 15 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 15 December 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 102 73
Rank change year-on-year +10 -29 -28
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 131 187 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.37% 2.65% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 3.02% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 129 193
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £397 £363
90th Percentile £625 £625 £710
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £525
% change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £20.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £20.50

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,922 6,193 6,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 89.23% 87.72% 89.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,806 4,879 5,161
City of London median daily rate £520 £513 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.46% +1.49% +6.32%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £513 £505 £500
% change year-on-year +1.49% +1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 85 61
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +1.60% -6.31%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.31 £13.30
90th Percentile £52.25 £34.20 £31.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 48 (36.64%) Finance
2 46 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (23.66%) SQL
4 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
5 23 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (16.79%) Project Management
7 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (13.74%) Data Analysis
9 16 (12.21%) User Stories
10 15 (11.45%) CRM
10 15 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
11 13 (9.92%) Data Modelling
11 13 (9.92%) Banking
12 12 (9.16%) JIRA
12 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (9.16%) Change Management
13 11 (8.40%) Scrum
13 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (8.40%) Waterfall
13 11 (8.40%) SDLC
14 10 (7.63%) ETL
14 10 (7.63%) Wealth Management
14 10 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (6.87%) Asset Management
15 9 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM
15 9 (6.87%) Oracle
15 9 (6.87%) Power BI
15 9 (6.87%) Power Platform

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 6 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.53%) Confluence
2 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (4.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.76%) FastStats
3 1 (0.76%) Global One
3 1 (0.76%) Kondor
3 1 (0.76%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.76%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.76%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.87%) Power Platform
2 8 (6.11%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (4.58%) Azure
4 3 (2.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (0.76%) AWS
5 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.76%) GCP
5 1 (0.76%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Flow
5 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.76%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.76%) SaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) DNS
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
1 1 (0.76%) LAN
1 1 (0.76%) NAS
1 1 (0.76%) PuTTY
1 1 (0.76%) WAN
1 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.45%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.87%) Power BI
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.05%) Big Data
5 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.29%) MS Access
7 2 (1.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.53%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (9.16%) JIRA
2 7 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.76%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 48 (36.64%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Banking
3 8 (6.11%) Front Office
4 6 (4.58%) Legal
4 6 (4.58%) Public Sector
5 5 (3.82%) Back Office
5 5 (3.82%) Retail
6 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.29%) Advertising
7 3 (2.29%) Marketing
7 3 (2.29%) Publishing
8 2 (1.53%) French Language
8 2 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.53%) Law
9 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.76%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (69.47%) Analyst
2 82 (62.60%) Business Analyst
3 11 (8.40%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.63%) Developer
5 8 (6.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (6.11%) Business Manager
5 8 (6.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 8 (6.11%) IT Business Analyst
6 7 (5.34%) Data Business Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Business IT Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Business Project Manager
7 6 (4.58%) Data Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) IT Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Project Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Risk Analyst
7 6 (4.58%) Risk Business Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Process Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (3.82%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (3.05%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) XML
2 3 (2.29%) Middleware
3 2 (1.53%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.76%) FIXML
4 1 (0.76%) RESTful
4 1 (0.76%) Velocity
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
4 1 (0.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.58%) Derivative
3 6 (4.58%) Fixed Income
4 5 (3.82%) Equities
5 4 (3.05%) User Experience
6 3 (2.29%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.53%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.53%) Tandem
8 1 (0.76%) Chromecast
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.76%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.76%) PMI
8 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.53%) Windows
1 2 (1.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.76%) Android
2 1 (0.76%) Android TV
2 1 (0.76%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.76%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (16.79%) Project Management
4 20 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (13.74%) Data Analysis
6 16 (12.21%) User Stories
7 15 (11.45%) CRM
8 13 (9.92%) Data Modelling
9 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (9.16%) Change Management
10 11 (8.40%) Scrum
10 11 (8.40%) SDLC
10 11 (8.40%) Waterfall
11 10 (7.63%) ETL
11 10 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (7.63%) Wealth Management
12 9 (6.87%) Asset Management
13 8 (6.11%) Data Management
13 8 (6.11%) Decision-Making
13 8 (6.11%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 31 (23.66%) SQL
2 3 (2.29%) Java
2 3 (2.29%) Python
2 3 (2.29%) Scala
3 2 (1.53%) C
3 2 (1.53%) C#
3 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.76%) C++
4 1 (0.76%) R
4 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.58%) Degree
2 5 (3.82%) CBAP
3 4 (3.05%) ISEB
4 2 (1.53%) IIBA
4 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) ACCA
5 1 (0.76%) CISM
5 1 (0.76%) CISSP
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.76%) PMP
5 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) Data Quality
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) MiFID
3 2 (1.53%) COREP
3 2 (1.53%) EMIR
3 2 (1.53%) FINREP
3 2 (1.53%) PMO
4 1 (0.76%) Basel III
4 1 (0.76%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.87%) Oracle
3 7 (5.34%) SAP
4 3 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.53%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.53%) FactSet
5 2 (1.53%) Google
5 2 (1.53%) Tableau
6 1 (0.76%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.76%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.76%) iManage
6 1 (0.76%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.76%) MarketAxess
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.76%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.76%) Tradeweb
6 1 (0.76%) Varonis