The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Docklands, London during the 3 months to 23 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 Analyst
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 7 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 13.46% 15.00% 8.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 15.25% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Median daily rate £600 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £469 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -22.15% +19.69%  

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 49 59 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 94.23% 98.33% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 96
Median daily rate £600 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -9.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £611
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Docklands, London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Docklands, London

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Investment Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Market Risk
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Equities
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
6 1 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Collateral Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
6 1 (9.09%) Confluence
6 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 9 (81.82%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Investment Banking
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
4 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Market Risk
2 2 (18.18%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 2 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Stress Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Collateral Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CISSP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
1 1 (9.09%) Fidessa
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Murex