Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 64 55
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1,497 1,379 1,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.28% 3.51% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 4.06% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,087 1,001 1,166
London median daily rate £500 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.71% -0.42%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 10
London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.35 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.48% +1.23% -6.67%
10th Percentile £22.05 £24.18 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £66.68 £58.95
England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year +4.48% -2.19% -7.43%

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 39,800 33,989 37,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.25% 86.44% 85.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,779 24,391 26,944
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 378 402
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +9.49%
10th Percentile £13.98 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.60 £52.50 £51.65
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £23.20
% change year-on-year -12.00% +7.76% +8.41%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in London over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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 -4 368 £500 - 45
West London -13 51 £473 +15.95% 13
South London -31 43 £460 +2.22% 1
East London -13 24 £500 +5.26% 10
North London +8 8 £370 -12.94% 3
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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.

1 591 (39.48%) Finance
2 531 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
3 354 (23.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 304 (20.31%) Project Management
5 294 (19.64%) Banking
6 215 (14.36%) Microsoft
7 209 (13.96%) SQL
8 193 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
9 175 (11.69%) Scrum
10 171 (11.42%) User Stories
11 163 (10.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 161 (10.75%) Data Analysis
13 150 (10.02%) Waterfall
14 145 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
15 140 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
16 135 (9.02%) Use Case
17 134 (8.95%) Change Management
17 134 (8.95%) Asset Management
18 126 (8.42%) Degree
19 123 (8.22%) MS Visio
20 113 (7.55%) Retail
21 108 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
22 107 (7.15%) Data Modelling
22 107 (7.15%) SDLC
23 105 (7.01%) Oracle
24 104 (6.95%) Analytics
25 103 (6.88%) Front Office
26 102 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
26 102 (6.81%) PRINCE2
27 101 (6.75%) Security Cleared

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 61 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.21%) Confluence
3 19 (1.27%) SAS
4 13 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (0.67%) CMS
6 7 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (0.47%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.27%) Documentum
8 4 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.13%) Apache
11 1 (0.067%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.067%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.067%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.067%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.067%) Smallworld
11 1 (0.067%) Umbraco
Applications
1 140 (9.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (8.22%) MS Visio
3 102 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
4 53 (3.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 42 (2.81%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 39 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.73%) SimCorp Dimension
4 10 (0.67%) SAP ERP
4 10 (0.67%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.47%) Actimize
5 7 (0.47%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.40%) Endur
6 6 (0.40%) Workday HCM
7 5 (0.33%) Magento
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.33%) Summit
8 4 (0.27%) Bloomberg AIM
8 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.27%) Sage 300 ERP
8 4 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.34%) Office 365
3 34 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
6 19 (1.27%) SaaS
7 9 (0.60%) IBM Blueworks
7 9 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (0.53%) AWS CloudTrail
8 8 (0.53%) Force.com
9 7 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 5 (0.33%) Trello
11 4 (0.27%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
13 1 (0.067%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.80%) SMS
2 10 (0.67%) Network Security
3 9 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
3 9 (0.60%) Skype
3 9 (0.60%) Wireless
4 8 (0.53%) Intranet
5 7 (0.47%) Firewall
5 7 (0.47%) IPsec
5 7 (0.47%) SSL
5 7 (0.47%) VPN
6 6 (0.40%) Internet
6 6 (0.40%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.27%) VoIP
8 3 (0.20%) DNS
8 3 (0.20%) WebEx
9 2 (0.13%) Broadband
9 2 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.13%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.067%) GSM
10 1 (0.067%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (2.14%) Big Data
5 30 (2.00%) Power BI
6 26 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 21 (1.40%) Data Mining
8 21 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 17 (1.14%) QlikView
10 13 (0.87%) SAP HANA
10 13 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (0.73%) PowerCenter
12 11 (0.73%) Star Schema
13 10 (0.67%) Blockchain
13 10 (0.67%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.67%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 93 (6.21%) JIRA
2 15 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (1.00%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.73%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (0.53%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.47%) Axure RP
6 7 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.40%) Mockito
7 6 (0.40%) Selenium
8 5 (0.33%) JUnit
9 4 (0.27%) EasyMock
9 4 (0.27%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.27%) Maven
9 4 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.20%) Ant
10 3 (0.20%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 591 (39.48%) Finance
2 294 (19.64%) Banking
3 113 (7.55%) Retail
4 103 (6.88%) Front Office
5 97 (6.48%) Investment Banking
6 67 (4.48%) Legal
7 48 (3.21%) Marketing
8 39 (2.61%) Back Office
9 38 (2.54%) Law
10 30 (2.00%) Retail Banking
11 29 (1.94%) Telecoms
12 18 (1.20%) Advertising
12 18 (1.20%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.07%) French Language
14 15 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.94%) Private Banking
16 11 (0.73%) Publishing
17 8 (0.53%) Billing
17 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,069 (71.41%) Analyst
2 953 (63.66%) Business Analyst
3 117 (7.82%) Developer
4 89 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
5 88 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 81 (5.41%) Senior Business Analyst
7 73 (4.88%) Financial Analyst
8 69 (4.61%) Data Business Analyst
9 68 (4.54%) Consultant
10 67 (4.48%) Banking Analyst
11 62 (4.14%) Finance Business Analyst
12 60 (4.01%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 59 (3.94%) Architect
14 57 (3.81%) Agile Business Analyst
15 55 (3.67%) Data Analyst
16 54 (3.61%) Digital Business Analyst
17 53 (3.54%) Banking Business Analyst
17 53 (3.54%) Digital Analyst
18 51 (3.41%) IT Analyst
19 50 (3.34%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (4.21%) .NET
2 40 (2.67%) AngularJS
3 32 (2.14%) HTML
3 32 (2.14%) Node.js
4 29 (1.94%) ASP.NET
4 29 (1.94%) OAuth
4 29 (1.94%) RESTful
4 29 (1.94%) Web Services
5 28 (1.87%) .NET Framework
5 28 (1.87%) HTML5
6 23 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 21 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (1.34%) Kendo UI
9 19 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
9 19 (1.27%) XML
10 16 (1.07%) CSS
10 16 (1.07%) Entity Framework
11 13 (0.87%) LINQ
12 12 (0.80%) Middleware
12 12 (0.80%) React
Miscellaneous
1 193 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 66 (4.41%) Fixed Income
4 63 (4.21%) User Experience
5 47 (3.14%) Derivative
6 42 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 38 (2.54%) Fintech
8 36 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
9 33 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
9 33 (2.20%) Hedge funds
10 32 (2.14%) Equities
11 28 (1.87%) Computer Science
11 28 (1.87%) Credit Risk
12 26 (1.74%) Virtual Team
13 24 (1.60%) PMI
13 24 (1.60%) Reinsurance
14 15 (1.00%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.80%) Market Risk
15 12 (0.80%) NHS
16 11 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (2.34%) Windows
2 27 (1.80%) Windows 10
3 19 (1.27%) Linux
4 10 (0.67%) Unix
5 7 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.27%) Android
6 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (35.47%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (23.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 304 (20.31%) Project Management
4 175 (11.69%) Scrum
5 171 (11.42%) User Stories
6 163 (10.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 161 (10.75%) Data Analysis
8 150 (10.02%) Waterfall
9 145 (9.69%) Problem-Solving
10 135 (9.02%) Use Case
11 134 (8.95%) Asset Management
11 134 (8.95%) Change Management
12 108 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
13 107 (7.15%) Data Modelling
13 107 (7.15%) SDLC
14 104 (6.95%) Analytics
15 102 (6.81%) PRINCE2
16 100 (6.68%) Migration
17 89 (5.95%) UML
18 88 (5.88%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (13.96%) SQL
2 60 (4.01%) Java
3 59 (3.94%) C#
4 45 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 38 (2.54%) VBA
6 33 (2.20%) Python
7 23 (1.54%) R
8 21 (1.40%) C
8 21 (1.40%) TypeScript
9 9 (0.60%) MATLAB
9 9 (0.60%) PL/SQL
10 7 (0.47%) Scala
11 6 (0.40%) C++
12 5 (0.33%) Java 8
12 5 (0.33%) VB
12 5 (0.33%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.27%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.13%) XMLA
15 1 (0.067%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 126 (8.42%) Degree
2 101 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 77 (5.14%) ISEB
4 65 (4.34%) SC Cleared
5 33 (2.20%) PMI Certification
6 24 (1.60%) CBAP
7 23 (1.54%) IIBA
8 21 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 21 (1.40%) CTC Cleared
9 19 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (1.27%) PMP
10 13 (0.87%) DV Cleared
11 12 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
12 10 (0.67%) CISSP
12 10 (0.67%) MBA
13 8 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.47%) CCNP
14 7 (0.47%) CCSE
14 7 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.14%) GDPR
2 50 (3.34%) QA
3 42 (2.81%) MiFID
4 24 (1.60%) PMO
5 17 (1.14%) EMIR
6 12 (0.80%) SLA
7 11 (0.73%) COBIT
7 11 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 11 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
8 10 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.67%) Solvency II
9 9 (0.60%) IFRS
9 9 (0.60%) IFRS 9
9 9 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.40%) PSD2
11 4 (0.27%) AIFMD
11 4 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.27%) FATCA
12 3 (0.20%) Basel III
12 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.067%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.067%) Docker
2 1 (0.067%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 10 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.33%) Control-M
2 5 (0.33%) SCCM
3 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.20%) MOM
4 1 (0.067%) Ansible
4 1 (0.067%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.067%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.067%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.067%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.067%) Oozie
4 1 (0.067%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.067%) Puppet
4 1 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.067%) Terraform
Vendors
1 215 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 105 (7.01%) Oracle
3 47 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
4 42 (2.81%) SAP
5 35 (2.34%) Tableau
6 28 (1.87%) Citrix
7 24 (1.60%) Informatica
8 23 (1.54%) ServiceNow
9 22 (1.47%) Yardi
10 21 (1.40%) Charles River
10 21 (1.40%) IBM
11 20 (1.34%) Cognos
12 15 (1.00%) SimCorp
12 15 (1.00%) Sybase
13 14 (0.94%) Bloomberg
14 12 (0.80%) Murex
15 11 (0.73%) Workday
16 10 (0.67%) HP
16 10 (0.67%) Ping Identity
17 9 (0.60%) Barracuda Networks