Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 199 204
Rank change year-on-year -22 +5 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 21 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.65% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.68% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 36
City of London median daily rate £575 £513 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.20% -10.87% +9.52%
10th Percentile £463 £430 £406
90th Percentile £763 £719 £681
Central London median daily rate £550 £581 £550
% change year-on-year -5.38% +5.68% +4.76%
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 6,638 6,451 6,357
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.23% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,248 5,010 5,086
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £499 £463
% change year-on-year +0.30% +7.78% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 86 70
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.05 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% +3.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.38 £50.62
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.78%

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 25 September 2018.

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
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 Senior Business Analyst within the City of London region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Senior Business Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Senior Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) User Stories
4 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Derivative
6 4 (19.05%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 4 (19.05%) Front Office
6 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (14.29%) DevOps
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) JIRA
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
8 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
8 2 (9.52%) Confluence
8 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) BDD
8 2 (9.52%) QA
8 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (4.76%) IDoc
9 1 (4.76%) Acceptance Criteria
9 1 (4.76%) Application Virtualisation

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Front Office
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) IDoc
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Derivative
3 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) Fintech
4 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.76%) iPad
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) User Stories
4 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Content Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Insight
7 1 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe
1 1 (4.76%) SAP
1 1 (4.76%) Tableau