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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 61 37
Rank change year-on-year +12 -24  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 148 120 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.54% 3.56% 4.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 4.16% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 97 193
Median daily rate £524 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +2.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £28.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year +20.17% -35.54%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2886 4657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.23% 85.71% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 2359 3662
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £33.35 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 105 (39.77%) Finance
2 72 (27.27%) Banking
3 71 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (21.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (18.56%) MiFID
6 46 (17.42%) Investment Banking
7 44 (16.67%) Project Management
8 39 (14.77%) Front Office
9 36 (13.64%) SQL
10 35 (13.26%) Use Case
11 34 (12.88%) SDLC
12 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
13 32 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (11.74%) Data Analysis
15 26 (9.85%) Asset Management
15 26 (9.85%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (9.47%) Fixed Income
17 24 (9.09%) UML
18 23 (8.71%) GAP Analysis
19 22 (8.33%) Change Management
19 22 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (8.33%) Derivative
20 21 (7.95%) Investment Management
21 20 (7.58%) Analytics
21 20 (7.58%) Data Modelling
22 19 (7.20%) Electronic Trading
22 19 (7.20%) QA
23 18 (6.82%) ISEB
24 17 (6.44%) PRINCE2
24 17 (6.44%) Waterfall

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 (2.27%) Confluence
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.52%) Apache
4 3 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.38%) Documentum
6 1 (0.38%) FileNet
6 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (5.68%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.76%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.76%) iTrent
3 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.38%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.38%) RMDS
4 1 (0.38%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.38%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.38%) G Suite
3 1 (0.38%) Heroku
3 1 (0.38%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) Firewall
1 2 (0.76%) Internet
1 2 (0.76%) LDAP
2 1 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.03%) Big Data
4 6 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.27%) Power BI
5 5 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.14%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.14%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.38%) HBase
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.38%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 16 (6.06%) JIRA
2 3 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) JConsole
4 1 (0.38%) Maven
4 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.38%) VisualVM
General
1 105 (39.77%) Finance
2 72 (27.27%) Banking
3 46 (17.42%) Investment Banking
4 39 (14.77%) Front Office
5 12 (4.55%) Advertising
6 11 (4.17%) Legal
7 8 (3.03%) Marketing
7 8 (3.03%) Retail
8 7 (2.65%) Back Office
9 5 (1.89%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.52%) Law
11 3 (1.14%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.76%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.76%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.38%) Billing
13 1 (0.38%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.38%) French Language
13 1 (0.38%) Games
13 1 (0.38%) International Banking
13 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 204 (77.27%) Analyst
2 179 (67.80%) Business Analyst
3 34 (12.88%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 21 (7.95%) Business IT Analyst
4 21 (7.95%) IT Analyst
4 21 (7.95%) Senior Analyst
4 21 (7.95%) Senior Business Analyst
5 19 (7.20%) IT Business Analyst
6 18 (6.82%) Banking Analyst
7 17 (6.44%) Business Systems Analyst
8 15 (5.68%) Developer
9 14 (5.30%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.17%) Consultant
10 11 (4.17%) Data Analyst
10 11 (4.17%) Data Business Analyst
10 11 (4.17%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
11 10 (3.79%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
12 9 (3.41%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (3.41%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
13 8 (3.03%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.03%) .NET
1 8 (3.03%) XML
2 5 (1.89%) FpML
3 3 (1.14%) D3.js
3 3 (1.14%) Middleware
4 2 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.76%) HTML
4 2 (0.76%) Murex MxML
4 2 (0.76%) Web Services
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) HTML5
5 1 (0.38%) Node.js
5 1 (0.38%) REST
5 1 (0.38%) RESTful
5 1 (0.38%) SAML
5 1 (0.38%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.38%) WinForms
5 1 (0.38%) WPF
5 1 (0.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.47%) Fixed Income
3 22 (8.33%) Derivative
4 12 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (2.65%) Equities
7 5 (1.89%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.52%) Fintech
8 4 (1.52%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.14%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.14%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.14%) NHS
9 3 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.76%) CMDB
10 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.76%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (0.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.14%) Windows
2 2 (0.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.38%) Android
3 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (21.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (16.67%) Project Management
4 35 (13.26%) Use Case
5 34 (12.88%) SDLC
6 31 (11.74%) Data Analysis
7 26 (9.85%) Asset Management
7 26 (9.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (9.09%) UML
9 23 (8.71%) GAP Analysis
10 22 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (8.33%) Change Management
11 21 (7.95%) Investment Management
12 20 (7.58%) Analytics
12 20 (7.58%) Data Modelling
13 19 (7.20%) Electronic Trading
14 17 (6.44%) PRINCE2
14 17 (6.44%) Waterfall
15 16 (6.06%) Migration
16 15 (5.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.64%) SQL
2 8 (3.03%) C#
3 7 (2.65%) Java
4 6 (2.27%) C
5 4 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.14%) R
7 2 (0.76%) VBA
8 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.38%) Scala
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) VB
8 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (6.82%) ISEB
2 15 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.55%) Degree
4 7 (2.65%) CBAP
4 7 (2.65%) Chartered Engineer
4 7 (2.65%) CITP
4 7 (2.65%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.38%) IIBA
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (18.56%) MiFID
2 19 (7.20%) QA
3 8 (3.03%) EMIR
4 6 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (2.27%) SEPA
5 5 (1.89%) GDPR
5 5 (1.89%) SLA
6 3 (1.14%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.76%) IFRS
7 2 (0.76%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.76%) PMO
8 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.38%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.27%) SAP
3 5 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.52%) Bloomberg
4 4 (1.52%) HP
4 4 (1.52%) ION Trading
4 4 (1.52%) Murex
4 4 (1.52%) Oracle
4 4 (1.52%) Tableau
4 4 (1.52%) Yardi
5 3 (1.14%) Talend
6 2 (0.76%) Charles River
6 2 (0.76%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.76%) Guidewire
6 2 (0.76%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.38%) Cadence
7 1 (0.38%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.38%) Lotus
7 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.38%) StatPro
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