Period
to 17 October 2021

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 6 months to 17 October 2021 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.

Business Analysis
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 83 106
Rank change year-on-year -14 +23 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 959 449 943
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 2.72% 3.26% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 3.65% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 331 647
10th Percentile £400 £375 £363
25th Percentile £463 £456 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +4.71%
75th Percentile £625 £650 £575
90th Percentile £687 £750 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £470
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
10th Percentile £39.25 " £22.00
25th Percentile £43.75 £23.50 £26.13
Median hourly rate £52.50 £24.00 £33.00
Median % change year-on-year +118.75% -27.27% -5.71%
75th Percentile £61.25 £24.50 £39.00
90th Percentile £65.75 " £42.60
England median hourly rate £45.27 £21.50 £50.50
% change year-on-year +110.56% -57.43% +38.36%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 32,155 12,306 32,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 91.25% 89.27% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,191 8,848 24,004
10th Percentile £363 £320 £325
25th Percentile £459 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £508 £515
Median % change year-on-year +8.27% -1.36% +3.00%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £520 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 99 384
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.00 £12.04
25th Percentile £20.16 £20.25 £15.49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.53 £22.17
Median % change year-on-year +1.36% +55.79% +10.83%
75th Percentile £53.75 £43.38 £43.75
90th Percentile £65.70 £52.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.08 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -3.68% +11.11% +12.50%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in London.

Daily rate trend for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Analysis in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in London.

Hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Analysis in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 6 months to 17 October 2021. 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
Central London -8 134 £550 +12.82% 39
South London +10 14 £450 -10.00% 1
West London -13 13 £450 +5.32% 7
East London -6 8 £650 +195.45% 10
North London 0 1 £325 - 2
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 419 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 381 (39.73%) Finance
3 359 (37.43%) Social Skills
4 219 (22.84%) Requirements Gathering
4 219 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 168 (17.52%) SQL
6 154 (16.06%) Banking
7 146 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
8 144 (15.02%) Project Management
9 128 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
10 122 (12.72%) Data Analysis
11 119 (12.41%) Analytics
12 115 (11.99%) User Stories
13 111 (11.57%) Azure
14 103 (10.74%) Data Modelling
15 99 (10.32%) Microsoft
16 95 (9.91%) JIRA
17 94 (9.80%) Workshop Facilitation
18 91 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
18 91 (9.49%) GAP Analysis
19 84 (8.76%) Change Management
19 84 (8.76%) Project Delivery
20 83 (8.65%) Asset Management
21 79 (8.24%) Acceptance Criteria
22 78 (8.13%) Presentation Skills
22 78 (8.13%) Scrum
23 74 (7.72%) Migration
23 74 (7.72%) Investment Banking
24 73 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
25 71 (7.40%) Waterfall

Business Analysis
Co-occurring 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 65 (6.78%) Confluence
2 36 (3.75%) Apache Spark
3 19 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.63%) Apache
5 4 (0.42%) CMS
6 3 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.31%) Appian
6 3 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.31%) JBoss
6 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.21%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.21%) SAS
8 1 (0.10%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.10%) Documentum
8 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 73 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 30 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.31%) Open Workbench
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.21%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.10%) Oracle Smart View
9 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (1.04%) OneSumX
3 8 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.63%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.52%) Endur
6 5 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.42%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.31%) SAP FI-GL
8 3 (0.31%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.21%) SessionCam
9 2 (0.21%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 111 (11.57%) Azure
2 53 (5.53%) AWS
3 36 (3.75%) Power Platform
4 31 (3.23%) GCP
5 24 (2.50%) Collibra
6 19 (1.98%) Microsoft 365
7 12 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (0.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 9 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.83%) GitHub
9 8 (0.83%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 7 (0.73%) SaaS
11 6 (0.63%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 5 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (0.52%) Serverless
13 4 (0.42%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.42%) Google Workspace
13 4 (0.42%) Miro
14 3 (0.31%) Boomi
14 3 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.63%) Firewall
2 4 (0.42%) Intranet
2 4 (0.42%) Skype
3 3 (0.31%) FTP
3 3 (0.31%) LAN
3 3 (0.31%) NAS
3 3 (0.31%) OpenVPN
3 3 (0.31%) SAN
3 3 (0.31%) WAN
3 3 (0.31%) WebEx
4 2 (0.21%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.21%) VPN
4 2 (0.21%) VSAN
5 1 (0.10%) HTTP
5 1 (0.10%) Internet
5 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.10%) SSL
5 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (3.55%) Power BI
3 27 (2.82%) SQL Server
4 21 (2.19%) IBM InfoSphere
4 21 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 19 (1.98%) Big Data
5 19 (1.98%) Tableau
6 14 (1.46%) Data Lake
6 14 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.15%) Data Mart
7 11 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.94%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.94%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.83%) MySQL
10 8 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.73%) Adabas
11 7 (0.73%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.73%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 95 (9.91%) JIRA
2 29 (3.02%) PowerDesigner
3 21 (2.19%) ERwin
4 9 (0.94%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.63%) Subversion
5 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.31%) Artifactory
6 3 (0.31%) GitLab
6 3 (0.31%) Hudson
6 3 (0.31%) IntelliJ
6 3 (0.31%) Maven
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (0.31%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.21%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.21%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 381 (39.73%) Finance
2 359 (37.43%) Social Skills
3 154 (16.06%) Banking
4 128 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
5 78 (8.13%) Presentation Skills
6 74 (7.72%) Investment Banking
7 61 (6.36%) Front Office
8 50 (5.21%) Public Sector
9 47 (4.90%) Marketing
10 37 (3.86%) Retail
11 36 (3.75%) Influencing Skills
12 28 (2.92%) Back Office
13 20 (2.09%) Financial Institution
13 20 (2.09%) Legal
13 20 (2.09%) Organisational Skills
14 16 (1.67%) Documentation Skills
15 9 (0.94%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.94%) Telecoms
16 8 (0.83%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.73%) Billing
Job Titles
1 641 (66.84%) Analyst
2 589 (61.42%) Business Analyst
3 64 (6.67%) Developer
4 61 (6.36%) Architect
5 57 (5.94%) Banking Analyst
6 50 (5.21%) Project Manager
7 48 (5.01%) Senior Analyst
8 47 (4.90%) Data Business Analyst
9 44 (4.59%) IT Analyst
9 44 (4.59%) Senior Business Analyst
10 43 (4.48%) Financial Analyst
11 42 (4.38%) Data Analyst
12 40 (4.17%) Business IT Analyst
12 40 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
13 39 (4.07%) Finance Business Analyst
14 31 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
14 31 (3.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 30 (3.13%) Consultant
16 29 (3.02%) Agile Business Analyst
16 29 (3.02%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.36%) .NET
1 13 (1.36%) XML
2 12 (1.25%) Web Services
3 8 (0.83%) Gherkin
4 7 (0.73%) CSS
4 7 (0.73%) HTML
4 7 (0.73%) JSON
4 7 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 6 (0.63%) Spring
6 5 (0.52%) FpML
7 4 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.42%) Spring Boot
8 3 (0.31%) Apache Avro
8 3 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (0.31%) Java Concurrency
8 3 (0.31%) Kafka
8 3 (0.31%) OAuth
8 3 (0.31%) OAuth2
8 3 (0.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.80%) Virtual Team
2 41 (4.28%) Derivative
3 38 (3.96%) Fixed Income
3 38 (3.96%) User Experience
4 35 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 33 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 29 (3.02%) Tandem
7 24 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
9 22 (2.29%) Equities
10 18 (1.88%) Market Risk
10 18 (1.88%) Reinsurance
11 17 (1.77%) Reference Data
12 15 (1.56%) Data Centre
13 12 (1.25%) Credit Risk
13 12 (1.25%) PMI
14 10 (1.04%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.94%) Cloud Native
15 9 (0.94%) Taxonomies
16 8 (0.83%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.29%) Unix
2 17 (1.77%) Linux
3 14 (1.46%) Windows
4 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.31%) Solaris
5 2 (0.21%) VMS
5 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (22.84%) Requirements Gathering
2 219 (22.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 146 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
4 144 (15.02%) Project Management
5 122 (12.72%) Data Analysis
6 119 (12.41%) Analytics
7 115 (11.99%) User Stories
8 103 (10.74%) Data Modelling
9 94 (9.80%) Workshop Facilitation
10 91 (9.49%) GAP Analysis
10 91 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 84 (8.76%) Change Management
11 84 (8.76%) Project Delivery
12 83 (8.65%) Asset Management
13 79 (8.24%) Acceptance Criteria
14 78 (8.13%) Scrum
15 74 (7.72%) Migration
16 71 (7.40%) Waterfall
17 60 (6.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 168 (17.52%) SQL
2 44 (4.59%) Java
3 34 (3.55%) Python
4 20 (2.09%) C#
5 14 (1.46%) VBA
6 12 (1.25%) C++
7 11 (1.15%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.94%) Perl
8 9 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 8 (0.83%) C
9 8 (0.83%) Scala
10 7 (0.73%) Natural
11 6 (0.63%) Java 8
11 6 (0.63%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.42%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.31%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.31%) Lua
13 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.31%) R
13 3 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (6.36%) Degree
2 40 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 32 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.98%) ISEB
5 17 (1.77%) PMI Certification
6 16 (1.67%) CIMA
7 13 (1.36%) CBAP
7 13 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (0.83%) IIBA
9 8 (0.83%) PMP
10 6 (0.63%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.31%) CISM
12 3 (0.31%) CISSP
12 3 (0.31%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.67%) QA
2 40 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 40 (4.17%) GDPR
3 25 (2.61%) IFRS
4 22 (2.29%) GAAP
5 18 (1.88%) MiFID
6 13 (1.36%) EMIR
7 11 (1.15%) FATCA
8 9 (0.94%) SLA
9 8 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.83%) PMO
10 4 (0.42%) SEPA
11 3 (0.31%) Basel III
11 3 (0.31%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.31%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.21%) GxP
12 2 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.10%) COBIT
13 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (0.63%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.21%) vCloud
2 2 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
2 2 (0.21%) vSphere
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (0.73%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.42%) SCCM
4 3 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.31%) Kibana
4 3 (0.31%) logstash
4 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.31%) Oozie
4 3 (0.31%) Sysdig
5 2 (0.21%) Terraform
5 2 (0.21%) vRealize
5 2 (0.21%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 1 (0.10%) CASB
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 99 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
3 41 (4.28%) Oracle
4 33 (3.44%) SAP
5 23 (2.40%) BiZZdesign
6 22 (2.29%) IBM
7 16 (1.67%) Sybase
8 15 (1.56%) CA
9 13 (1.36%) Databricks
9 13 (1.36%) Google
9 13 (1.36%) Murex
10 10 (1.04%) Adobe
10 10 (1.04%) ServiceNow
11 9 (0.94%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.73%) Alteryx
12 7 (0.73%) Bloomberg
12 7 (0.73%) Fujitsu
13 6 (0.63%) Automation Anywhere
13 6 (0.63%) Avaloq
13 6 (0.63%) JD Edwards