Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 76 67
Rank change year-on-year -41 -9 -19
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1,058 1,534 1,489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.38% 3.33% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 3.79% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1,121 1,100
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -3.55%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £350
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
London median hourly rate £29.36 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.11% +2.94% +61.67%
10th Percentile £27.39 £20.75 £30.00
90th Percentile £36.95 £48.75 £42.48
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +7.14%

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 39,122 40,439 36,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.13% 87.86% 87.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,997 29,461 25,994
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £306
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 418 436
London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £23.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.36% -5.05% +15.85%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.75 £51.25
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.50 £23.34
% change year-on-year - +0.69% +3.73%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 -19 236 £478 -8.52% 70
East London -37 33 £484 -0.72% 8
West London 0 32 £450 +13.24% 19
South London -29 17 £465 +3.33% 3
North London -17 5 £438 +34.62% 1
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 458 (43.29%) Finance
2 425 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
3 241 (22.78%) Banking
4 209 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 164 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
6 158 (14.93%) Project Management
7 156 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
8 132 (12.48%) SQL
9 130 (12.29%) Microsoft
10 125 (11.81%) User Stories
11 98 (9.26%) Asset Management
12 97 (9.17%) Data Analysis
13 93 (8.79%) Scrum
14 90 (8.51%) Oracle
15 87 (8.22%) Migration
16 83 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
16 83 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
17 82 (7.75%) JIRA
18 80 (7.56%) Retail
19 76 (7.18%) Degree
19 76 (7.18%) Data Modelling
20 74 (6.99%) Waterfall
21 73 (6.90%) SQL Server
21 73 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
22 72 (6.81%) Front Office
23 70 (6.62%) Change Management
23 70 (6.62%) CRM
24 68 (6.43%) SDLC
24 68 (6.43%) Workshop Facilitation
25 64 (6.05%) Analytics

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 34 (3.21%) Confluence
2 33 (3.12%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.85%) CMS
4 6 (0.57%) SAS
4 6 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.38%) Drupal
6 3 (0.28%) IIS
6 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.19%) Appian
7 2 (0.19%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.19%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.095%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.095%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.095%) Tomcat
Applications
1 83 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
3 63 (5.95%) MS Visio
4 44 (4.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.095%) InVision
Business Applications
1 31 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.76%) NetSuite
2 8 (0.76%) SAP HR
3 7 (0.66%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.66%) Oracle FAH
4 6 (0.57%) Actimize
4 6 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.38%) SAP EWM
6 4 (0.38%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.38%) SAP QM
6 4 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.28%) SAP MM
7 3 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.42%) Office 365
4 13 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
6 9 (0.85%) SaaS
7 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.57%) Trello
8 5 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon Alexa
10 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.19%) IaaS
10 2 (0.19%) PaaS
10 2 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.19%) Sauce Labs
11 1 (0.095%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.095%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.66%) HTTP
2 6 (0.57%) Firewall
3 5 (0.47%) Network Security
4 4 (0.38%) LAN
4 4 (0.38%) VPN
4 4 (0.38%) WAN
5 3 (0.28%) CTI
5 3 (0.28%) Internet
5 3 (0.28%) IPsec
5 3 (0.28%) PBX
5 3 (0.28%) SSL
5 3 (0.28%) Wireless
6 2 (0.19%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.095%) 3G
7 1 (0.095%) 4G
7 1 (0.095%) Extranet
7 1 (0.095%) LTE
7 1 (0.095%) Multicast
7 1 (0.095%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (2.08%) Power BI
4 19 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 16 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
6 15 (1.42%) Big Data
7 14 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.32%) QlikView
7 14 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.76%) MS Access
10 8 (0.76%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.66%) MySQL
11 7 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.47%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.38%) Data Lake
15 3 (0.28%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 82 (7.75%) JIRA
2 26 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (0.76%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.47%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.38%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.38%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.38%) Mockito
6 4 (0.38%) Selenium
6 4 (0.38%) Subversion
6 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.28%) git-flow
7 3 (0.28%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.28%) TestDirector
7 3 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.28%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.19%) Appium
8 2 (0.19%) OllyDbg
General
1 458 (43.29%) Finance
2 241 (22.78%) Banking
3 80 (7.56%) Retail
4 72 (6.81%) Front Office
5 52 (4.91%) Investment Banking
6 50 (4.73%) Legal
7 31 (2.93%) Marketing
8 28 (2.65%) Back Office
9 21 (1.98%) Law
10 20 (1.89%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.80%) Retail Banking
12 18 (1.70%) Private Banking
13 13 (1.23%) Advertising
13 13 (1.23%) General Ledger
13 13 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.95%) Telecoms
15 7 (0.66%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.47%) Billing
16 5 (0.47%) Publishing
17 3 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 716 (67.67%) Analyst
2 638 (60.30%) Business Analyst
3 108 (10.21%) Developer
4 71 (6.71%) Banking Analyst
5 65 (6.14%) Senior Analyst
6 62 (5.86%) Project Manager
6 62 (5.86%) Senior Business Analyst
7 52 (4.91%) Banking Business Analyst
8 50 (4.73%) Consultant
9 45 (4.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 44 (4.16%) Financial Analyst
11 43 (4.06%) Agile Business Analyst
11 43 (4.06%) Data Business Analyst
12 41 (3.88%) IT Analyst
13 39 (3.69%) IT Business Analyst
14 38 (3.59%) Business IT Analyst
15 37 (3.50%) Finance Business Analyst
16 34 (3.21%) Data Analyst
17 33 (3.12%) C# Developer
18 32 (3.02%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (4.73%) .NET
2 48 (4.54%) HTML
3 40 (3.78%) AngularJS
4 35 (3.31%) HTML5
5 29 (2.74%) Node.js
6 28 (2.65%) .NET Framework
6 28 (2.65%) ASP.NET
7 26 (2.46%) Entity Framework
7 26 (2.46%) LINQ
8 23 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (1.98%) Kendo UI
10 20 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
11 19 (1.80%) XML
12 18 (1.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (1.61%) RESTful
14 15 (1.42%) CSS
15 14 (1.32%) Angular 2
15 14 (1.32%) React
15 14 (1.32%) Redux
15 14 (1.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 164 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (5.39%) User Experience
3 45 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 41 (3.88%) Fixed Income
5 40 (3.78%) Derivative
6 33 (3.12%) Equities
7 30 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 25 (2.36%) Hedge funds
10 21 (1.98%) Fintech
10 21 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (1.61%) Tandem
12 15 (1.42%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.42%) OTC Derivatives
12 15 (1.42%) Reinsurance
12 15 (1.42%) Virtual Team
13 14 (1.32%) SWIFT
14 13 (1.23%) PMI
15 10 (0.95%) Credit Risk
16 8 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (1.70%) Windows
2 7 (0.66%) Android
3 6 (0.57%) Apple iOS
3 6 (0.57%) Unix
4 5 (0.47%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.28%) Linux
6 2 (0.19%) AIX
6 2 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.095%) Android TV
7 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.095%) Tizen
7 1 (0.095%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (19.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 158 (14.93%) Project Management
4 156 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
5 125 (11.81%) User Stories
6 98 (9.26%) Asset Management
7 97 (9.17%) Data Analysis
8 93 (8.79%) Scrum
9 87 (8.22%) Migration
10 83 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 76 (7.18%) Data Modelling
12 74 (6.99%) Waterfall
13 70 (6.62%) Change Management
13 70 (6.62%) CRM
14 68 (6.43%) SDLC
14 68 (6.43%) Workshop Facilitation
15 64 (6.05%) Analytics
16 62 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
17 61 (5.77%) GAP Analysis
18 60 (5.67%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (12.48%) SQL
2 53 (5.01%) C#
3 50 (4.73%) JavaScript
4 30 (2.84%) Java
5 24 (2.27%) TypeScript
6 23 (2.17%) Python
7 14 (1.32%) VBA
8 13 (1.23%) C
9 11 (1.04%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 10 (0.95%) R
11 6 (0.57%) ES6
11 6 (0.57%) Scala
12 4 (0.38%) Haskell
12 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.28%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.28%) ES7
13 3 (0.28%) ES8
13 3 (0.28%) OCaml
13 3 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (7.18%) Degree
2 40 (3.78%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.93%) ISEB
4 28 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.61%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.95%) CBAP
7 8 (0.76%) CTC Cleared
8 7 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.57%) APMP
9 6 (0.57%) PMP
10 5 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.38%) CCNP
11 4 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.38%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.38%) IIBA
11 4 (0.38%) MCSE
11 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.28%) CCSE
12 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.31%) QA
2 22 (2.08%) PSD2
3 21 (1.98%) GDPR
4 16 (1.51%) Data Quality
5 15 (1.42%) MiFID
6 14 (1.32%) PMO
6 14 (1.32%) SLA
7 11 (1.04%) Basel III
7 11 (1.04%) IFRS
8 7 (0.66%) EMIR
8 7 (0.66%) GAAP
9 5 (0.47%) SEPA
10 4 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.28%) IFRS 9
11 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.28%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.19%) COREP
12 2 (0.19%) FINREP
13 1 (0.095%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.28%) Docker
2 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (0.47%) SCOM
2 4 (0.38%) Ansible
2 4 (0.38%) HP ALM
2 4 (0.38%) SCCM
3 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.095%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 130 (12.29%) Microsoft
2 90 (8.51%) Oracle
3 61 (5.77%) SAP
4 34 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (2.65%) Tableau
6 19 (1.80%) ServiceNow
7 16 (1.51%) Sybase
7 16 (1.51%) Workday
8 15 (1.42%) Murex
9 14 (1.32%) Bloomberg
10 10 (0.95%) Charles River
11 9 (0.85%) Guidewire
11 9 (0.85%) UiPath
12 8 (0.76%) Citrix
12 8 (0.76%) Cognos
12 8 (0.76%) Google
12 8 (0.76%) HP
12 8 (0.76%) IBM
13 6 (0.57%) Aderant
14 5 (0.47%) Automation Anywhere