The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 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 System Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 154 183
Rank change year-on-year +13 +29  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 23 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 17
Median daily rate £438 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +22.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £363
% change year-on-year -0.79% +4.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.94

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3242 5437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.72% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2629 4189
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Business Analysis
3 12 (32.43%) Data Analysis
3 12 (32.43%) Waterfall
4 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
6 9 (24.32%) CRM
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
6 9 (24.32%) Project Management
6 9 (24.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (21.62%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (21.62%) Use Case
8 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (16.22%) Business Development
9 6 (16.22%) Banking
9 6 (16.22%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (16.22%) SDLC
10 5 (13.51%) System Testing
10 5 (13.51%) MiFID
10 5 (13.51%) UML
11 4 (10.81%) ISEB
11 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (10.81%) Information Management
11 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (2.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (5.41%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.11%) PowerPivot
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.70%) QlikView
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Front Office
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Reinsurance
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Business Analysis
3 12 (32.43%) Data Analysis
3 12 (32.43%) Waterfall
4 11 (29.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
6 9 (24.32%) CRM
6 9 (24.32%) PRINCE2
6 9 (24.32%) Project Management
7 8 (21.62%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (21.62%) Use Case
8 6 (16.22%) Business Development
8 6 (16.22%) SDLC
8 6 (16.22%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) System Testing
9 5 (13.51%) UML
10 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (10.81%) Information Management
10 4 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) MiFID
2 3 (8.11%) QA
3 2 (5.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (5.41%) IFRS
3 2 (5.41%) IFRS 9
4 1 (2.70%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Guidewire
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Lawrence Harvey
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