Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 81 95 63
Rank change year-on-year +14 -32 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 76 161 273
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.49% 2.49% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.78% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 119 206
Median daily rate £475 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £366
90th Percentile £605 £650 £656
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £29.50 - £50.84
10th Percentile £24.65 - £34.76
90th Percentile £33.95 - £68.20
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.84

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 2,667 5,799 6,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.24% 89.55% 88.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,896 4,474 4,850
Median daily rate £513 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £331 £350 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 60 97
Median hourly rate £30.50 £20.57 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.26% +8.28% +6.44%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.28 £56.50 £38.48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.65 £20.00
% change year-on-year +69.53% +3.23% +25.00%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the City of London region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £475 -
Business Analysis
Central London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.68%) Project Management
3 18 (23.68%) Requirements Gathering
4 17 (22.37%) SQL
4 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (17.11%) Banking
7 12 (15.79%) Project Delivery
8 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (9.21%) Migration
10 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
11 6 (7.89%) Degree
11 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis
11 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.89%) Cognos
11 6 (7.89%) ISEB
11 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
12 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
12 5 (6.58%) .NET
12 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
12 5 (6.58%) Workflow
12 5 (6.58%) Retail
12 5 (6.58%) Asset Management
12 5 (6.58%) Scrum
12 5 (6.58%) Kanban
12 5 (6.58%) BPMN

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 2 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.32%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Azure
2 1 (1.32%) AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
1 1 (1.32%) NAS
1 1 (1.32%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.26%) Big Data
3 3 (3.95%) OLAP
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.32%) Power BI
5 1 (1.32%) QlikView
5 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
1 3 (3.95%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.32%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.32%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 13 (17.11%) Banking
3 5 (6.58%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.58%) Retail
4 4 (5.26%) Front Office
5 3 (3.95%) Advertising
5 3 (3.95%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.95%) International Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Legal
5 3 (3.95%) Local Government
6 2 (2.63%) Back Office
6 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (68.42%) Analyst
2 47 (61.84%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 11 (14.47%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 7 (9.21%) Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Data Business Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Project Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Business IT Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Retail Business Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.63%) Analytics Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Regulatory Business Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Risk Business Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) .NET
1 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.26%) CSS
2 4 (5.26%) HTML
3 2 (2.63%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.32%) COM
4 1 (1.32%) D3.js
4 1 (1.32%) J2EE
4 1 (1.32%) Java EE
4 1 (1.32%) JAX-RS
4 1 (1.32%) REST
4 1 (1.32%) SOAP
4 1 (1.32%) Struts
4 1 (1.32%) XHTML
4 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Credit Risk
2 3 (3.95%) Fixed Income
2 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.95%) User Experience
3 2 (2.63%) Chromecast
3 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.63%) Derivative
3 2 (2.63%) Equities
4 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.32%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Android TV
2 2 (2.63%) tvOS
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) Project Management
2 18 (23.68%) Requirements Gathering
3 17 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (15.79%) Project Delivery
6 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (9.21%) Migration
8 6 (7.89%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.58%) Analytics
9 5 (6.58%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.58%) BPMN
9 5 (6.58%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.58%) Kanban
9 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
9 5 (6.58%) Scrum
9 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
9 5 (6.58%) Workflow
10 4 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) C#
3 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.95%) VBA
4 2 (2.63%) Python
5 1 (1.32%) Java
5 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) ISEB
3 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) CBAP
4 3 (3.95%) IIBA
5 2 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.63%) PMP
5 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ACCA
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) CIMA
6 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) GDPR
3 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.63%) EMIR
4 1 (1.32%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) DFS Replication
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Cognos
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle
2 3 (3.95%) Tableau
3 2 (2.63%) IBM
3 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco
4 1 (1.32%) ForeScout
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) Hyland
4 1 (1.32%) Informatica
4 1 (1.32%) Kofax
4 1 (1.32%) OpenText
4 1 (1.32%) Remedy
4 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.32%) Splunk
4 1 (1.32%) Sybase
4 1 (1.32%) Varonis