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 27 June 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.

Business Analysis
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 55 44
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 788 792 958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.79% 3.64% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 4.26% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 564 690
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £24.00 £72.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.89% +141.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year +17.54% -35.54%  

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 18040 18590 18928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.66% 85.36% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12911 13593 13436
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 157 253
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £46.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 27 June 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 +11 150 £521 +9.68% 47
Canary Wharf +1 10 £450 +5.88%
Docklands, London +8 8 £463 -28.84%
Westminster +8 5 £488 -14.47% 1
Croydon -8 3 £438 -7.89%
Hayes +3 2 £375 -25.00%
Hammersmith -4 2 £433 +44.16% 1
Ealing +3 1 £275 -23.61%
Bromley -2 1 £575 +35.29%
Uxbridge -7 1 £450 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £270 -
Orpington - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £410 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 541 (37.36%) Finance
2 449 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (25.00%) Banking
4 305 (21.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 253 (17.47%) SQL
6 247 (17.06%) Project Management
7 183 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
8 167 (11.53%) Investment Banking
8 167 (11.53%) MiFID
9 154 (10.64%) Front Office
10 151 (10.43%) SDLC
11 149 (10.29%) Microsoft
12 148 (10.22%) Change Management
13 134 (9.25%) Use Case
14 125 (8.63%) Data Analysis
15 122 (8.43%) Waterfall
16 120 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
17 117 (8.08%) Data Modelling
18 111 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
18 111 (7.67%) Scrum
19 110 (7.60%) User Stories
20 108 (7.46%) Analytics
20 108 (7.46%) Asset Management
21 105 (7.25%) Oracle
22 102 (7.04%) Derivative
23 101 (6.98%) Degree
24 99 (6.84%) Retail
25 98 (6.77%) CRM
26 96 (6.63%) MS Visio
27 90 (6.22%) UML

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 59 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.76%) Confluence
3 20 (1.38%) Skype for Business
4 18 (1.24%) CMS
5 12 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (0.69%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.62%) Documentum
7 9 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (0.48%) Apache
9 5 (0.35%) SAS
10 3 (0.21%) JBoss
10 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.14%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.14%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.069%) Umbraco
Applications
1 96 (6.63%) MS Visio
2 66 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
3 64 (4.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 47 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (2.97%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 60 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.62%) Sonata
4 8 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.48%) iTrent
5 7 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.35%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.28%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 4 (0.28%) Maximo
7 4 (0.28%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.21%) Endur
8 3 (0.21%) Markit EDM
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.66%) Office 365
3 22 (1.52%) SaaS
4 8 (0.55%) PaaS
4 8 (0.55%) Yammer
5 7 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
6 5 (0.35%) Force.com
7 4 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.28%) BPaaS
7 4 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.28%) G Suite
7 4 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.14%) GitHub
8 2 (0.14%) IaaS
9 1 (0.069%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.069%) CloudSense
9 1 (0.069%) FinancialForce.com
9 1 (0.069%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.069%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.76%) Skype
2 8 (0.55%) Firewall
3 7 (0.48%) Intranet
3 7 (0.48%) LDAP
4 6 (0.41%) HTTP
5 5 (0.35%) Internet
6 4 (0.28%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.21%) SSL
8 2 (0.14%) FTP
8 2 (0.14%) IPsec
8 2 (0.14%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.14%) Network Security
8 2 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.14%) VPN
8 2 (0.14%) Wireless
9 1 (0.069%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (2.42%) Relational Database
4 30 (2.07%) Big Data
5 21 (1.45%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
8 16 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.04%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.83%) Blockchain
11 11 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (0.69%) DB2
12 10 (0.69%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 9 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (0.62%) QlikView
14 8 (0.55%) Power BI
14 8 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 74 (5.11%) JIRA
2 19 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.62%) MSTest
4 8 (0.55%) NUnit
4 8 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.35%) Cucumber
5 5 (0.35%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
7 3 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.21%) ERwin
7 3 (0.21%) Maven
7 3 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.14%) JUnit
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.069%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.069%) Toad
General
1 541 (37.36%) Finance
2 362 (25.00%) Banking
3 167 (11.53%) Investment Banking
4 154 (10.64%) Front Office
5 99 (6.84%) Retail
6 65 (4.49%) Legal
7 48 (3.31%) Marketing
8 42 (2.90%) Law
9 35 (2.42%) Back Office
10 31 (2.14%) Advertising
11 30 (2.07%) Financial Institution
11 30 (2.07%) Telecoms
12 25 (1.73%) Private Banking
13 13 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.76%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.76%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
16 9 (0.62%) Billing
17 8 (0.55%) Electronics
17 8 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1031 (71.20%) Analyst
2 949 (65.54%) Business Analyst
3 125 (8.63%) Project Manager
4 101 (6.98%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 92 (6.35%) Consultant
6 86 (5.94%) Banking Analyst
7 82 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
7 82 (5.66%) Senior Business Analyst
8 75 (5.18%) Business IT Analyst
8 75 (5.18%) IT Analyst
9 72 (4.97%) IT Business Analyst
10 69 (4.77%) Developer
11 67 (4.63%) Data Business Analyst
12 63 (4.35%) Architect
13 60 (4.14%) Agile Business Analyst
14 57 (3.94%) Banking Business Analyst
15 55 (3.80%) Project Analyst
16 53 (3.66%) Insurance Business Analyst
17 50 (3.45%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 49 (3.38%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.31%) .NET
2 47 (3.25%) XML
3 36 (2.49%) HTML
4 27 (1.86%) Web Services
5 19 (1.31%) .NET Framework
6 16 (1.10%) ASP.NET
6 16 (1.10%) CSS
7 15 (1.04%) SOAP
8 11 (0.76%) HTML5
9 10 (0.69%) Entity Framework
9 10 (0.69%) FpML
9 10 (0.69%) REST
10 9 (0.62%) Unity DI Container
11 8 (0.55%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (0.55%) Visualforce
11 8 (0.55%) WCF
12 7 (0.48%) COM
12 7 (0.48%) Middleware
12 7 (0.48%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 183 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (7.04%) Derivative
3 89 (6.15%) Fixed Income
4 68 (4.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 59 (4.07%) Equities
6 58 (4.01%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.35%) Reference Data
8 33 (2.28%) User Experience
9 31 (2.14%) Market Risk
10 29 (2.00%) Fintech
11 25 (1.73%) OTC Derivatives
12 22 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
13 19 (1.31%) Virtual Team
14 18 (1.24%) Credit Risk
15 17 (1.17%) CMDB
16 16 (1.10%) SWIFT
17 14 (0.97%) Computer Science
17 14 (0.97%) Mobile App
18 12 (0.83%) Hedge funds
19 11 (0.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (2.90%) Windows
2 22 (1.52%) Unix
3 11 (0.76%) Linux
4 5 (0.35%) Android
5 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.21%) CentOS
6 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.21%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.14%) Solaris
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.069%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.069%) VMS
8 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (21.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 247 (17.06%) Project Management
4 151 (10.43%) SDLC
5 148 (10.22%) Change Management
6 134 (9.25%) Use Case
7 125 (8.63%) Data Analysis
8 122 (8.43%) Waterfall
9 120 (8.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 117 (8.08%) Data Modelling
11 111 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
11 111 (7.67%) Scrum
12 110 (7.60%) User Stories
13 108 (7.46%) Analytics
13 108 (7.46%) Asset Management
14 98 (6.77%) CRM
15 90 (6.22%) UML
16 88 (6.08%) Investment Management
17 83 (5.73%) Workflow
18 82 (5.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (17.47%) SQL
2 52 (3.59%) C#
3 47 (3.25%) Java
4 40 (2.76%) JavaScript
5 30 (2.07%) Python
6 23 (1.59%) C
6 23 (1.59%) R
7 11 (0.76%) VBA
8 9 (0.62%) C++
8 9 (0.62%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.55%) Apex Code
10 6 (0.41%) Scala
10 6 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.35%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.28%) SOQL
12 4 (0.28%) TypeScript
12 4 (0.28%) VB
13 3 (0.21%) Perl
14 2 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 101 (6.98%) Degree
2 70 (4.83%) ISEB
3 63 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 44 (3.04%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 20 (1.38%) CBAP
6 20 (1.38%) IIBA
7 17 (1.17%) PMP
8 13 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.69%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.62%) MCSE
12 7 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
12 7 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
12 7 (0.48%) CITP
13 6 (0.41%) ACCA
13 6 (0.41%) CIMA
14 5 (0.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (11.53%) MiFID
2 70 (4.83%) QA
3 45 (3.11%) EMIR
4 37 (2.56%) Data Quality
5 29 (2.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 26 (1.80%) SLA
7 21 (1.45%) GDPR
7 21 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (1.10%) PMO
9 12 (0.83%) Basel III
10 11 (0.76%) GxP
10 11 (0.76%) SEPA
10 11 (0.76%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.48%) IFRS
11 7 (0.48%) IFRS 9
12 6 (0.41%) FATCA
13 5 (0.35%) Basel II
13 5 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
14 4 (0.28%) GAAP
14 4 (0.28%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 26 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.35%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.28%) Docker
4 2 (0.14%) Xen
5 1 (0.069%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.069%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.069%) HDFS
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.069%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.069%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.069%) XenApp
5 1 (0.069%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (0.62%) SCCM
1 9 (0.62%) SCOM
2 6 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.21%) PowerCLI
3 3 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.14%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.069%) Control-M
5 1 (0.069%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.069%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.069%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.069%) Oozie
5 1 (0.069%) OpenView
Vendors
1 149 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 105 (7.25%) Oracle
3 55 (3.80%) SAP
4 52 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (2.14%) ServiceNow
6 24 (1.66%) HP
7 20 (1.38%) Bloomberg
7 20 (1.38%) Tableau
8 16 (1.10%) Murex
9 15 (1.04%) Workday
10 13 (0.90%) Cognos
10 13 (0.90%) IBM
10 13 (0.90%) Informatica
10 13 (0.90%) Sybase
11 11 (0.76%) SolarWinds
11 11 (0.76%) Splunk
12 10 (0.69%) Adobe
12 10 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
13 9 (0.62%) Avaloq
13 9 (0.62%) Sophis
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