Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £546 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.

Senior Business Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 192 220
Rank change year-on-year -13 +28 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 36 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.72% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.75% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 34
City of London median daily rate £546 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £427 £406 £366
90th Percentile £674 £680 £706
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
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%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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

Senior Business 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 Senior Business Analyst in the City of London.

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

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

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

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

Senior Business 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 Senior Business Analyst in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Business 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 Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 15 (41.67%) Banking
3 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Business Analysis
4 12 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Use Case
7 7 (19.44%) Market Risk
7 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
7 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
7 7 (19.44%) Project Management
7 7 (19.44%) Front Office
8 6 (16.67%) Migration
9 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
9 5 (13.89%) Back Office
9 5 (13.89%) User Stories
10 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.11%) IT Strategy
10 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
10 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
10 4 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (8.33%) Investment Management
11 3 (8.33%) Change Control
11 3 (8.33%) Risk Analytics
11 3 (8.33%) Analytics
11 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
11 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2

Senior Business 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MoSes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 15 (41.67%) Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Front Office
3 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
4 5 (13.89%) Back Office
5 3 (8.33%) Retail
6 2 (5.56%) International Banking
6 2 (5.56%) Marketing
7 1 (2.78%) Advertising
7 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) FpML
1 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Market Risk
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Derivative
3 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Fintech
4 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.78%) FMCG
4 1 (2.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (38.89%) Business Analysis
2 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 7 (19.44%) Use Case
4 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.67%) Migration
6 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
6 5 (13.89%) User Stories
7 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.11%) IT Strategy
7 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) Data Architecture
8 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) Scrum
8 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 3 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) R
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Master's Degree
3 2 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.56%) GDPR
1 2 (5.56%) MiFID
2 1 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.78%) EMIR
2 1 (2.78%) SEPA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Guidewire
1 2 (5.56%) Yardi
2 1 (2.78%) Alteryx
2 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.78%) Informatica
2 1 (2.78%) JDA
2 1 (2.78%) RedPrairie
2 1 (2.78%) Reuters