The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £581 per day in advertised job vacancies in Docklands, London during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
London / Docklands, London
Rank 13 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 7.14% 9.09% 18.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 9.80% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 16
Median daily rate £581 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £600 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.22 £41.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.84%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 54 51 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 96.43% 92.73% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 69
Median daily rate £561 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Docklands, London

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Docklands, London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Docklands, London

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Docklands, London

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Docklands, London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (16.67%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Equities
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) CMMI
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, 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 (16.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) HBase
1 1 (16.67%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) CMMI
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) MapReduce
2 1 (16.67%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (16.67%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft