Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £506 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 November 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 System Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 210 225
Rank change year-on-year +12 +15 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 43 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.45% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 42
City of London median daily rate £506 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +5.56% +1.69%
10th Percentile £403 £361 £302
90th Percentile £675 £730 £488
Central London median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6755 6365 8666
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 95.47% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5342 5051 6805
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 77 128
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.25 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.35
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.40 £39.13
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +8.22% -5.56% +5.88%

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Business Systems Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst
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 Systems Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Systems Analyst in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst
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 Systems Analyst in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in the City of London

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Business Systems 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 City of London region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (30.23%) Fixed Income
2 12 (27.91%) Front Office
2 12 (27.91%) Asset Management
2 12 (27.91%) Charles River
2 12 (27.91%) thinkFolio
3 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
5 8 (18.60%) Finance
5 8 (18.60%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Use Case
6 7 (16.28%) Banking
7 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.63%) Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.30%) UML
9 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) SDLC
10 3 (6.98%) CRM
10 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
10 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
10 3 (6.98%) GDPR
10 3 (6.98%) Wireframes
11 2 (4.65%) Service Design

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
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 1 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (27.91%) thinkFolio
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.33%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.33%) PowerPivot
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 12 (27.91%) Front Office
2 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 7 (16.28%) Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.65%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.65%) International Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Back Office
6 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
1 1 (2.33%) XML
1 1 (2.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.65%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.33%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (2.33%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.33%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Asset Management
2 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) Business Analysis
3 9 (20.93%) Data Modelling
4 8 (18.60%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) Use Case
5 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Data Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) Migration
7 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) UML
9 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.98%) CRM
9 3 (6.98%) Wireframes
10 2 (4.65%) Acceptance Criteria
10 2 (4.65%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C#
2 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) ISEB
1 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.65%) PMP
2 1 (2.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) GDPR
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Charles River
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.33%) Workday