Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 60 47
Rank change year-on-year -13 -13 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1662 1682 1924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.53% 3.72% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 4.32% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1204 1404
London median daily rate £490 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £350 £341 £325
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
London median hourly rate £33.00 £34.00 £20.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +65.73% -58.97%
10th Percentile £19.85 £30.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £117.40 £42.48 £40.98
England median hourly rate £32.00 £32.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.39% +27.28% -19.06%

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 40964 38955 39069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.95% 86.20% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29788 27920 27910
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £643 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 408 469
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.77 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +8.83% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.32 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.45 £50.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

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 23 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in London over the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -16 289 £525 +5.00% 34
East London +15 55 £475 +18.75% 6
West London -20 36 £381 +3.01% 8
South London -24 28 £450 +16.88% 5
North London 0 13 £325 - 2
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 656 (39.47%) Finance
2 563 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 393 (23.65%) Banking
4 339 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 265 (15.94%) SQL
6 255 (15.34%) Project Management
7 209 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
8 179 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 163 (9.81%) User Stories
10 162 (9.75%) Change Management
10 162 (9.75%) Investment Banking
11 157 (9.45%) Scrum
12 156 (9.39%) Front Office
13 154 (9.27%) Data Analysis
14 147 (8.84%) Microsoft
15 143 (8.60%) Waterfall
16 137 (8.24%) Use Case
17 134 (8.06%) MiFID
18 132 (7.94%) Analytics
19 124 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
19 124 (7.46%) Asset Management
20 121 (7.28%) Fixed Income
21 120 (7.22%) Derivative
22 117 (7.04%) SDLC
23 113 (6.80%) Degree
24 112 (6.74%) MS Visio
25 107 (6.44%) JIRA
26 104 (6.26%) CRM
27 103 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
28 90 (5.42%) Retail

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 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 30 (1.81%) Confluence
3 21 (1.26%) CMS
4 14 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (0.66%) Skype for Business
6 10 (0.60%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.36%) SAS
9 6 (0.36%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.30%) JBoss
10 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.24%) Documentum
12 3 (0.18%) Apache
13 2 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.12%) Drupal
13 2 (0.12%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 112 (6.74%) MS Visio
2 103 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
3 82 (4.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 39 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
5 36 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.62%) Temenos T24
3 16 (0.96%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.36%) ION MarketView
7 6 (0.36%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.30%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.30%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.30%) Summit
8 5 (0.30%) Temenos Globus
9 4 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.24%) Endur
9 4 (0.24%) Maximo
9 4 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
9 4 (0.24%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.18%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.68%) Office 365
2 24 (1.44%) SaaS
3 22 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (0.36%) GitHub
5 6 (0.36%) Yammer
6 5 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.24%) IaaS
7 4 (0.24%) PaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Algolia
8 3 (0.18%) BPaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.18%) Dialogflow
8 3 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.96%) Internet
2 14 (0.84%) SMS
3 11 (0.66%) Intranet
4 5 (0.30%) HTTP
4 5 (0.30%) Skype
5 4 (0.24%) Firewall
5 4 (0.24%) WAN
6 2 (0.12%) Broadband
6 2 (0.12%) Extranet
6 2 (0.12%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.12%) LAN
6 2 (0.12%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.12%) VLAN
6 2 (0.12%) VoIP
6 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.060%) 4G
7 1 (0.060%) LTE
7 1 (0.060%) Network Security
7 1 (0.060%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.060%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (1.93%) Big Data
4 29 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
4 29 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (1.68%) QlikView
6 24 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (1.32%) Blockchain
8 18 (1.08%) Hadoop
8 18 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.54%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (0.48%) Power BI
11 7 (0.42%) Essbase
11 7 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.36%) DB2
12 6 (0.36%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.36%) OLAP
12 6 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 107 (6.44%) JIRA
2 16 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 14 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 12 (0.72%) MSTest
6 9 (0.54%) JUnit
7 8 (0.48%) gulp
7 8 (0.48%) NUnit
7 8 (0.48%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.36%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.36%) Rational Rose
9 5 (0.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (0.30%) Mockito
9 5 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.24%) Maven
10 4 (0.24%) Selenium
11 3 (0.18%) NSubstitute
11 3 (0.18%) PhantomJS
General
1 656 (39.47%) Finance
2 393 (23.65%) Banking
3 162 (9.75%) Investment Banking
4 156 (9.39%) Front Office
5 90 (5.42%) Retail
6 67 (4.03%) Back Office
7 56 (3.37%) Legal
8 51 (3.07%) Marketing
9 41 (2.47%) Retail Banking
10 34 (2.05%) Law
11 26 (1.56%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.50%) Advertising
13 19 (1.14%) Telecoms
14 18 (1.08%) Publishing
15 13 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
16 12 (0.72%) Billing
16 12 (0.72%) Private Banking
17 10 (0.60%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1232 (74.13%) Analyst
2 1159 (69.74%) Business Analyst
3 123 (7.40%) Developer
4 113 (6.80%) Project Manager
5 110 (6.62%) Banking Analyst
6 95 (5.72%) Data Business Analyst
7 93 (5.60%) IT Business Analyst
8 90 (5.42%) IT Analyst
9 88 (5.29%) Business IT Analyst
10 79 (4.75%) Agile Business Analyst
10 79 (4.75%) Financial Analyst
10 79 (4.75%) Senior Analyst
11 76 (4.57%) Senior Business Analyst
12 75 (4.51%) Banking Business Analyst
13 73 (4.39%) Finance Business Analyst
14 72 (4.33%) Digital Business Analyst
15 70 (4.21%) Digital Analyst
16 68 (4.09%) Data Analyst
17 66 (3.97%) Consultant
18 57 (3.43%) MiFID Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.71%) .NET
2 39 (2.35%) HTML
3 31 (1.87%) XML
4 28 (1.68%) CSS
5 23 (1.38%) AngularJS
6 22 (1.32%) RESTful
7 21 (1.26%) ASP.NET
7 21 (1.26%) CSS3
8 20 (1.20%) HTML5
9 19 (1.14%) Web Services
10 16 (0.96%) .NET Framework
11 15 (0.90%) SOAP
12 14 (0.84%) Entity Framework
12 14 (0.84%) Spring
13 12 (0.72%) JSON
13 12 (0.72%) REST
14 10 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (0.60%) J2EE
14 10 (0.60%) jQuery
14 10 (0.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 209 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 121 (7.28%) Fixed Income
3 120 (7.22%) Derivative
4 85 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 67 (4.03%) Equities
6 65 (3.91%) User Experience
7 54 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 43 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
9 35 (2.11%) Market Risk
10 32 (1.93%) OTC Derivatives
11 29 (1.74%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.44%) Virtual Team
13 23 (1.38%) Credit Risk
14 21 (1.26%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
16 19 (1.14%) Computer Science
16 19 (1.14%) Fintech
16 19 (1.14%) Reference Data
17 16 (0.96%) FMCG
18 15 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (1.99%) Windows
2 20 (1.20%) Unix
3 11 (0.66%) Linux
4 5 (0.30%) Android
4 5 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.060%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.060%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 255 (15.34%) Project Management
4 179 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 163 (9.81%) User Stories
6 162 (9.75%) Change Management
7 157 (9.45%) Scrum
8 154 (9.27%) Data Analysis
9 143 (8.60%) Waterfall
10 137 (8.24%) Use Case
11 132 (7.94%) Analytics
12 124 (7.46%) Asset Management
12 124 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
13 117 (7.04%) SDLC
14 104 (6.26%) CRM
15 89 (5.35%) Data Modelling
15 89 (5.35%) Target Operating Model
16 87 (5.23%) Migration
17 86 (5.17%) Workflow
18 80 (4.81%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 265 (15.94%) SQL
2 80 (4.81%) Java
3 48 (2.89%) C#
4 41 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 31 (1.87%) Python
6 26 (1.56%) R
6 26 (1.56%) VBA
7 13 (0.78%) T-SQL
8 10 (0.60%) C
9 9 (0.54%) PHP
10 8 (0.48%) Apex Code
10 8 (0.48%) Scala
11 6 (0.36%) Perl
11 6 (0.36%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.24%) C++
13 3 (0.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.18%) SOQL
13 3 (0.18%) VB
14 2 (0.12%) SOSL
14 2 (0.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 113 (6.80%) Degree
2 86 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 80 (4.81%) ISEB
4 61 (3.67%) SC Cleared
5 31 (1.87%) IIBA
6 26 (1.56%) CBAP
7 25 (1.50%) PMI Certification
8 20 (1.20%) DV Cleared
9 19 (1.14%) PMP
10 15 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (0.60%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
12 9 (0.54%) MCSE
13 8 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 7 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
15 5 (0.30%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (8.06%) MiFID
2 85 (5.11%) QA
3 82 (4.93%) GDPR
4 56 (3.37%) EMIR
5 42 (2.53%) Data Quality
6 25 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (1.44%) Dodd-Frank
8 21 (1.26%) SLA
9 19 (1.14%) PMO
10 10 (0.60%) Solvency II
11 7 (0.42%) GxP
12 6 (0.36%) Basel II
12 6 (0.36%) COREP
12 6 (0.36%) FATCA
12 6 (0.36%) Government Security Classifications
13 5 (0.30%) Basel III
13 5 (0.30%) SEPA
14 4 (0.24%) AIFMD
14 4 (0.24%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.24%) FINREP
System Software
1 15 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (0.12%) ProxySG
2 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.12%) XenApp
2 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.060%) Docker
3 1 (0.060%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (0.60%) SCCM
2 9 (0.54%) SCOM
3 6 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.12%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.12%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.060%) Ansible
5 1 (0.060%) Control-M
5 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.060%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.060%) Puppet
5 1 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 147 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 87 (5.23%) Oracle
3 53 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
4 44 (2.65%) Tableau
5 43 (2.59%) SAP
6 42 (2.53%) ServiceNow
7 38 (2.29%) Bloomberg
8 27 (1.62%) Charles River
9 23 (1.38%) Temenos
10 16 (0.96%) HP
11 14 (0.84%) Adobe
11 14 (0.84%) IBM
11 14 (0.84%) Workday
12 13 (0.78%) Informatica
13 12 (0.72%) Google
14 11 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
14 11 (0.66%) Progress
14 11 (0.66%) Splunk
15 10 (0.60%) ArcSight
15 10 (0.60%) hybris