Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 116 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 -40 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 711 1,056 1,574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.39% 2.41% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.72% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 724 1,140
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £363 £363 £355
90th Percentile £663 £650 £675
England median daily rate £460 £460 £450
% change year-on-year - +2.22% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
London median hourly rate £35.00 £29.36 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.21% -13.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £34.00 £26.90 £20.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £37.44 £48.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.18 £32.00
% change year-on-year +15.97% -5.69% +6.67%

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 25,958 38,804 40,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.25% 88.64% 88.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,461 27,753 29,750
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 440 437
London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.78 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +10.11% -6.25%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.76 £13.80
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.88 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.88 £24.00
% change year-on-year -5.78% -0.50% +1.05%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +12 160 £500 +3.36% 46
West London +28 24 £400 -11.11% 8
South London +35 21 £475 +2.15% 2
East London +22 8 £486 +0.46% 6
North London +12 3 £600 +37.14% 3
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 249 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (31.36%) Finance
3 131 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 112 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
5 110 (15.47%) Project Management
6 98 (13.78%) User Stories
7 94 (13.22%) Banking
8 92 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
9 84 (11.81%) SQL
10 80 (11.25%) Data Analysis
11 77 (10.83%) Microsoft
12 70 (9.85%) Scrum
13 68 (9.56%) Analytics
14 62 (8.72%) Security Cleared
15 61 (8.58%) Asset Management
15 61 (8.58%) Public Sector
16 57 (8.02%) Data Modelling
16 57 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
17 55 (7.74%) JIRA
18 54 (7.59%) Workshop Facilitation
19 52 (7.31%) Investment Management
20 51 (7.17%) Migration
21 50 (7.03%) Workflow
21 50 (7.03%) Use Case
21 50 (7.03%) SC Cleared
22 49 (6.89%) Project Delivery
23 48 (6.75%) Front Office
24 47 (6.61%) Azure
25 46 (6.47%) CRM
25 46 (6.47%) Acceptance Criteria

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 26 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.23%) Confluence
3 10 (1.41%) SAS
4 4 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.42%) CMS
5 3 (0.42%) IIS
5 3 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.28%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.28%) Appian
6 2 (0.28%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.14%) Apache
7 1 (0.14%) Camunda
7 1 (0.14%) Documentum
7 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.14%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (6.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (3.52%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) Marvel
7 2 (0.28%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.41%) Markit EDM
3 9 (1.27%) Eagle PACE
4 8 (1.13%) PolarLake
5 6 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.56%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.42%) Aligne
8 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.28%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.28%) Loan IQ
10 1 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 1 (0.14%) Magento
10 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.61%) Azure
2 31 (4.36%) Power Platform
3 24 (3.38%) Dynamics 365
4 22 (3.09%) AWS
5 20 (2.81%) Office 365
6 8 (1.13%) OneDrive
7 7 (0.98%) GCP
8 5 (0.70%) Google Drive
8 5 (0.70%) PowerApps
9 4 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Flow
10 3 (0.42%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.42%) Serverless
11 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.28%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.56%) Internet
2 3 (0.42%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.28%) Extranet
3 2 (0.28%) Intranet
3 2 (0.28%) LAN
3 2 (0.28%) Skype
3 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.28%) WAN
3 2 (0.28%) WebEx
3 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.14%) DNS
4 1 (0.14%) DSL
4 1 (0.14%) Firewall
4 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.14%) NAS
4 1 (0.14%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (4.78%) SQL Server
3 31 (4.36%) Power BI
4 23 (3.23%) Big Data
5 16 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.41%) Data Lake
8 7 (0.98%) MySQL
8 7 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.70%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.56%) Apache Hive
11 4 (0.56%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.56%) MS Access
11 4 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (7.74%) JIRA
2 19 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.70%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.42%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.42%) Postman
5 3 (0.42%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.28%) Gradle
6 2 (0.28%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.28%) Selenium
7 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.14%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.14%) Mockito
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
General
1 223 (31.36%) Finance
2 94 (13.22%) Banking
3 61 (8.58%) Public Sector
4 48 (6.75%) Front Office
5 37 (5.20%) Marketing
6 31 (4.36%) Retail
7 24 (3.38%) Back Office
8 20 (2.81%) Law
9 19 (2.67%) Investment Banking
10 17 (2.39%) Legal
11 12 (1.69%) Telecoms
12 10 (1.41%) Local Government
12 10 (1.41%) Retail Banking
13 8 (1.13%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.84%) Advertising
14 6 (0.84%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.84%) Publishing
15 4 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.56%) Electronics
15 4 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 476 (66.95%) Analyst
2 442 (62.17%) Business Analyst
3 41 (5.77%) Project Manager
4 38 (5.34%) Architect
5 36 (5.06%) Developer
6 32 (4.50%) Agile Business Analyst
7 31 (4.36%) Data Business Analyst
8 29 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
9 28 (3.94%) Consultant
10 27 (3.80%) Project Analyst
11 25 (3.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 24 (3.38%) Technical Business Analyst
13 23 (3.23%) Data Analyst
14 22 (3.09%) Banking Analyst
15 21 (2.95%) Finance Business Analyst
15 21 (2.95%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
16 20 (2.81%) Financial Analyst
17 19 (2.67%) IT Business Analyst
18 18 (2.53%) Banking Business Analyst
19 17 (2.39%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.53%) Web Services
2 17 (2.39%) XML
3 16 (2.25%) .NET
4 11 (1.55%) React
5 9 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 8 (1.13%) Node.js
7 7 (0.98%) ASP.NET
7 7 (0.98%) HTML
7 7 (0.98%) Visualforce
8 5 (0.70%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.70%) Entity Framework
8 5 (0.70%) Gherkin
8 5 (0.70%) HTML5
8 5 (0.70%) JSON
9 4 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.56%) J2EE
9 4 (0.56%) RESTful
9 4 (0.56%) Vue.js
10 3 (0.42%) CSS
10 3 (0.42%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 112 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 37 (5.20%) Equities
4 36 (5.06%) Derivative
5 28 (3.94%) Hedge funds
6 25 (3.52%) Fixed Income
6 25 (3.52%) User Experience
7 15 (2.11%) Virtual Team
8 13 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (1.69%) NHS
9 12 (1.69%) Reference Data
10 11 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.13%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (1.13%) Exotic Derivative
12 7 (0.98%) Credit Risk
12 7 (0.98%) Data Centre
13 6 (0.84%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.70%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.84%) Windows
2 4 (0.56%) Android
2 4 (0.56%) Android TV
2 4 (0.56%) tvOS
3 3 (0.42%) Linux
4 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 110 (15.47%) Project Management
4 98 (13.78%) User Stories
5 92 (12.94%) Problem-Solving
6 80 (11.25%) Data Analysis
7 70 (9.85%) Scrum
8 68 (9.56%) Analytics
9 61 (8.58%) Asset Management
10 57 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
10 57 (8.02%) Data Modelling
11 54 (7.59%) Workshop Facilitation
12 52 (7.31%) Investment Management
13 51 (7.17%) Migration
14 50 (7.03%) Use Case
14 50 (7.03%) Workflow
15 49 (6.89%) Project Delivery
16 46 (6.47%) Acceptance Criteria
16 46 (6.47%) CRM
17 42 (5.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (11.81%) SQL
2 23 (3.23%) Python
3 14 (1.97%) C#
4 13 (1.83%) Java
4 13 (1.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.55%) R
6 8 (1.13%) C
6 8 (1.13%) PL/SQL
7 7 (0.98%) Apex Code
7 7 (0.98%) C++
8 6 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 6 (0.84%) VBA
9 5 (0.70%) Scala
10 3 (0.42%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.14%) Groovy
12 1 (0.14%) HiveQL
12 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (8.72%) Security Cleared
2 50 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 40 (5.63%) Degree
4 19 (2.67%) ISEB
5 13 (1.83%) CBAP
6 5 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.56%) MBA
8 3 (0.42%) AAT
8 3 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.42%) IIBA
8 3 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.42%) MCP
8 3 (0.42%) MCPD
8 3 (0.42%) MCTS
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.42%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.92%) QA
2 23 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.83%) PMO
4 8 (1.13%) SEPA
5 5 (0.70%) EMIR
6 4 (0.56%) COREP
6 4 (0.56%) GDPR
6 4 (0.56%) MiFID
7 2 (0.28%) Basel III
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 2 (0.28%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.28%) FINREP
7 2 (0.28%) PSD2
7 2 (0.28%) SLA
8 1 (0.14%) Basel II
8 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.14%) NIST
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.56%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.28%) Control-M
2 2 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 77 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
3 29 (4.08%) Oracle
4 24 (3.38%) SAP
5 21 (2.95%) Tableau
6 19 (2.67%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.55%) Bloomberg
8 10 (1.41%) Google
9 9 (1.27%) Reuters
10 7 (0.98%) Cloudera
11 6 (0.84%) Adobe
11 6 (0.84%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.70%) Avaloq
12 5 (0.70%) IBM
13 4 (0.56%) Cisco
13 4 (0.56%) Informatica
13 4 (0.56%) Marketo
13 4 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.56%) MuleSoft
13 4 (0.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud