The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
England / London
Rank 67 56 46
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 657 791 845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.42% 3.60% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 4.23% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 598 618
Median daily rate £496 £453 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.66% -4.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £28.35 £19.13 £82.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.20% -76.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.98 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +0.94% +3.83%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16350 18715 17143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.12% 85.09% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11752 13518 12038
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 190 241
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.50 £20.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.86% +10.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 117 £500 -4.76% 40
Canary Wharf +4 11 £615 +36.66%
Croydon +15 4 - -
Bromley - 3 £500 - 1
West End of London -2 2 £481 +10.00% 4
Hammersmith -2 1 £408 +8.66%
Docklands, London -3 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £373 -
Brentford - 1 £400 -
Chessington - 1 £300 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 531 (36.80%) Finance
2 422 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
3 311 (21.55%) Banking
4 298 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 247 (17.12%) SQL
6 207 (14.35%) Project Management
7 184 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
8 159 (11.02%) SDLC
9 142 (9.84%) MiFID
10 139 (9.63%) Microsoft
11 137 (9.49%) Data Modelling
12 136 (9.42%) Change Management
13 133 (9.22%) Data Analysis
14 129 (8.94%) Use Case
15 123 (8.52%) Investment Banking
16 119 (8.25%) Front Office
17 115 (7.97%) Waterfall
18 113 (7.83%) Retail
19 109 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
20 108 (7.48%) CRM
21 103 (7.14%) Scrum
22 102 (7.07%) Oracle
23 101 (7.00%) MS Excel
24 99 (6.86%) Degree
25 96 (6.65%) Derivative
26 95 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
27 91 (6.31%) SQL Server
28 90 (6.24%) Asset Management
29 86 (5.96%) Fixed Income
30 81 (5.61%) Target Operating Model

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in 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 73 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.08%) Confluence
3 22 (1.52%) CMS
3 22 (1.52%) Skype for Business
4 17 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 6 (0.42%) Documentum
8 5 (0.35%) Apache
8 5 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.28%) DataSynapse
9 4 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.21%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.21%) JBoss
10 3 (0.21%) SAS
10 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.14%) IIS
11 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 101 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 71 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 60 (4.16%) MS Office
4 37 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.80%) MS Project
6 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
8 1 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.069%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 61 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.97%) Markit EDM
2 14 (0.97%) Sonata
3 7 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.35%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.28%) FastStats
6 4 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.21%) Maximo
7 3 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.21%) Salerio
7 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.21%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.21%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.49%) Office 365
2 27 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.90%) SaaS
4 12 (0.83%) Yammer
5 8 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
6 6 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.42%) Force.com
6 6 (0.42%) PaaS
7 5 (0.35%) GitHub
7 5 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.28%) G Suite
8 4 (0.28%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.21%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (0.14%) IaaS
11 1 (0.069%) FinancialForce.com
11 1 (0.069%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.62%) HTTP
1 9 (0.62%) Internet
1 9 (0.62%) LDAP
1 9 (0.62%) Skype
2 7 (0.49%) Intranet
3 6 (0.42%) Firewall
4 4 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.14%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) IPsec
6 2 (0.14%) LAN
6 2 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.14%) SMS
6 2 (0.14%) SSL
6 2 (0.14%) VoIP
6 2 (0.14%) VPN
6 2 (0.14%) WAN
6 2 (0.14%) WebEx
7 1 (0.069%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (2.49%) Oracle Database
4 31 (2.15%) Big Data
4 31 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 21 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 18 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (1.04%) QlikView
10 13 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
12 11 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 9 (0.62%) DB2
13 9 (0.62%) SAP HANA
13 9 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
14 8 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 67 (4.64%) JIRA
2 22 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (1.11%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.76%) NUnit
5 9 (0.62%) MSTest
5 9 (0.62%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.49%) Eclipse
7 6 (0.42%) Selenium
8 5 (0.35%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.35%) ERwin
8 5 (0.35%) JUnit
8 5 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (0.28%) Subversion
10 3 (0.21%) Grunt
10 3 (0.21%) gulp
10 3 (0.21%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.21%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.21%) Mocha
10 3 (0.21%) webpack
General
1 531 (36.80%) Finance
2 311 (21.55%) Banking
3 123 (8.52%) Investment Banking
4 119 (8.25%) Front Office
5 113 (7.83%) Retail
6 49 (3.40%) Legal
7 47 (3.26%) Marketing
8 42 (2.91%) Back Office
9 25 (1.73%) Financial Institution
10 24 (1.66%) Telecoms
11 20 (1.39%) Advertising
12 17 (1.18%) Games
13 16 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (1.04%) Law
15 12 (0.83%) Publishing
15 12 (0.83%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.62%) Billing
17 8 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
17 8 (0.55%) Private Banking
18 7 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1009 (69.92%) Analyst
2 927 (64.24%) Business Analyst
3 104 (7.21%) Consultant
4 101 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
4 101 (7.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 93 (6.44%) Developer
6 92 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 80 (5.54%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 73 (5.06%) Digital Analyst
9 72 (4.99%) Architect
10 65 (4.50%) Digital Business Analyst
11 64 (4.44%) Data Business Analyst
12 62 (4.30%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 59 (4.09%) Agile Business Analyst
14 56 (3.88%) Banking Analyst
15 55 (3.81%) IT Business Analyst
16 54 (3.74%) Business IT Analyst
16 54 (3.74%) IT Analyst
17 46 (3.19%) Technical Analyst
18 45 (3.12%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (4.37%) .NET
2 48 (3.33%) XML
3 39 (2.70%) Web Services
4 31 (2.15%) HTML
5 22 (1.52%) SOAP
6 18 (1.25%) .NET Framework
7 16 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
8 15 (1.04%) FpML
8 15 (1.04%) REST
9 13 (0.90%) AngularJS
9 13 (0.90%) COM
10 12 (0.83%) HTML5
10 12 (0.83%) WCF
11 11 (0.76%) CSS
11 11 (0.76%) Entity Framework
12 10 (0.69%) Gherkin
12 10 (0.69%) Spring
13 9 (0.62%) ASP.NET
13 9 (0.62%) Unity DI Container
13 9 (0.62%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 184 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (6.65%) Derivative
3 86 (5.96%) Fixed Income
4 66 (4.57%) Equities
5 63 (4.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 53 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 45 (3.12%) User Experience
8 31 (2.15%) OTC Derivatives
9 26 (1.80%) Credit Risk
10 25 (1.73%) Market Risk
10 25 (1.73%) Reference Data
11 22 (1.52%) Fintech
12 21 (1.46%) SWIFT
13 14 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.97%) Computer Science
14 13 (0.90%) iPad
15 11 (0.76%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.69%) Reinsurance
17 9 (0.62%) Mobile App
18 8 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (3.40%) Windows
2 31 (2.15%) Unix
3 16 (1.11%) Linux
4 8 (0.55%) Android
4 8 (0.55%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.21%) CentOS
8 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.14%) MVS
9 2 (0.14%) Solaris
9 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.069%) VMS
10 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (29.24%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 207 (14.35%) Project Management
4 159 (11.02%) SDLC
5 137 (9.49%) Data Modelling
6 136 (9.42%) Change Management
7 133 (9.22%) Data Analysis
8 129 (8.94%) Use Case
9 115 (7.97%) Waterfall
10 109 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 108 (7.48%) CRM
12 103 (7.14%) Scrum
13 95 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
14 90 (6.24%) Asset Management
15 81 (5.61%) Analytics
15 81 (5.61%) Target Operating Model
16 80 (5.54%) User Stories
17 79 (5.47%) UML
18 78 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
18 78 (5.41%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (17.12%) SQL
2 68 (4.71%) C#
3 51 (3.53%) Java
4 43 (2.98%) JavaScript
5 28 (1.94%) C
6 25 (1.73%) Python
7 16 (1.11%) T-SQL
8 12 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 10 (0.69%) C++
10 9 (0.62%) Apex Code
10 9 (0.62%) Perl
10 9 (0.62%) Scala
10 9 (0.62%) VBA
11 8 (0.55%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.42%) ABAP
13 5 (0.35%) R
13 5 (0.35%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.28%) AWK
14 4 (0.28%) SOQL
15 3 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 99 (6.86%) Degree
2 69 (4.78%) ISEB
3 65 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 44 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 29 (2.01%) CBAP
6 26 (1.80%) IIBA
7 24 (1.66%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.39%) PMP
9 18 (1.25%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
12 9 (0.62%) Chartered Engineer
12 9 (0.62%) CISA
12 9 (0.62%) CISSP
12 9 (0.62%) CITP
12 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.42%) MCSE
14 6 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (9.84%) MiFID
2 61 (4.23%) QA
3 38 (2.63%) EMIR
4 29 (2.01%) Data Quality
5 25 (1.73%) PMO
6 24 (1.66%) Dodd-Frank
6 24 (1.66%) FATCA
7 19 (1.32%) SLA
8 17 (1.18%) Solvency II
9 13 (0.90%) Basel III
10 11 (0.76%) SEPA
11 10 (0.69%) GxP
11 10 (0.69%) IFRS
11 10 (0.69%) IFRS 9
12 8 (0.55%) GDPR
13 7 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
15 5 (0.35%) ISO20022
16 4 (0.28%) CRD IV
16 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.14%) Docker
4 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.069%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.069%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (0.42%) SCCM
3 5 (0.35%) SCOM
4 4 (0.28%) Control-M
5 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.21%) PowerCLI
5 3 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.069%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.069%) MOM
Vendors
1 139 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 102 (7.07%) Oracle
3 61 (4.23%) SAP
4 50 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 20 (1.39%) HP
7 18 (1.25%) Informatica
7 18 (1.25%) Tableau
8 15 (1.04%) Adobe
8 15 (1.04%) Cognos
9 12 (0.83%) Infor
10 11 (0.76%) FNZ
10 11 (0.76%) IBM
10 11 (0.76%) Murex
11 10 (0.69%) Avaloq
11 10 (0.69%) Charles River
11 10 (0.69%) Sybase
12 9 (0.62%) Bloomberg
12 9 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
13 8 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £620.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West End
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Yoh
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum + 6 month contract
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
360 Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £46000.00 to £50000.00 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £540 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago