Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 67 67
Rank change year-on-year -31 0 -20
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1,224 1,645 1,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.65% 3.66% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 4.16% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 1,218 1,119
London median daily rate £482 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.60% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £350 £350 £336
90th Percentile £671 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.21% +54.44%
10th Percentile £29.36 £20.38 £30.00
90th Percentile £35.49 £129.68 £43.00
England median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -1.54% +8.33%

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 40,399 39,562 39,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.47% 87.95% 87.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,159 28,621 28,122
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 371 400
London median hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.24 £11.36
90th Percentile £54.46 £51.25 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

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 17 October 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
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 17 October 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 -29 265 £484 -7.86% 70
West London -9 41 £443 +20.41% 15
East London -44 20 £484 +1.89% 7
South London -29 17 £476 +5.83% 8
North London -5 4 £370 +13.85% 1
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 494 (40.36%) Finance
2 461 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (21.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 246 (20.10%) Banking
5 198 (16.18%) Project Management
6 186 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
7 153 (12.50%) SQL
7 153 (12.50%) User Stories
8 144 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 135 (11.03%) Scrum
10 128 (10.46%) Microsoft
11 124 (10.13%) Migration
12 110 (8.99%) Data Analysis
13 98 (8.01%) Asset Management
14 95 (7.76%) Degree
15 93 (7.60%) Oracle
16 91 (7.43%) Change Management
17 89 (7.27%) Analytics
18 87 (7.11%) MS Visio
19 86 (7.03%) Data Modelling
20 85 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
21 84 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
22 83 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
23 82 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
23 82 (6.70%) Retail
24 81 (6.62%) Waterfall
25 80 (6.54%) JIRA
26 72 (5.88%) Management Information System
27 71 (5.80%) Front Office
27 71 (5.80%) CRM

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 44 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 42 (3.43%) Confluence
3 7 (0.57%) CMS
3 7 (0.57%) SAS
4 5 (0.41%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.33%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.33%) Drupal
5 4 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.33%) IIS
6 3 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.25%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon Alexa
7 2 (0.16%) Appian
7 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.082%) Apache
8 1 (0.082%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.082%) Tomcat
Applications
1 87 (7.11%) MS Visio
2 85 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 82 (6.70%) Microsoft Office
4 41 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.082%) InVision
8 1 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.65%) SAP HR
2 8 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.57%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.49%) Actimize
4 6 (0.49%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.49%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.41%) Magento
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.33%) Bloomberg AIM
6 4 (0.33%) Loan IQ
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.04%) Office 365
4 8 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (0.57%) SaaS
5 7 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (0.57%) Trello
6 6 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (0.41%) AWS CloudTrail
7 5 (0.41%) Yammer
8 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
8 4 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.16%) Force.com
10 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.98%) Firewall
2 11 (0.90%) Network Security
3 10 (0.82%) IPsec
3 10 (0.82%) SSL
3 10 (0.82%) VPN
3 10 (0.82%) Wireless
4 9 (0.74%) SMS
5 7 (0.57%) iSCSI
6 6 (0.49%) LAN
6 6 (0.49%) WAN
7 5 (0.41%) Internet
8 4 (0.33%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.25%) CTI
9 3 (0.25%) PBX
9 3 (0.25%) Skype
9 3 (0.25%) VoIP
9 3 (0.25%) WebEx
10 1 (0.082%) FIX Connectivity
10 1 (0.082%) FTP
10 1 (0.082%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (2.45%) Power BI
4 26 (2.12%) Big Data
5 21 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 21 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.63%) QlikView
7 19 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (1.23%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.98%) Data Mining
9 12 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 10 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (0.65%) MS Access
12 8 (0.65%) SAP HANA
13 7 (0.57%) Blockchain
13 7 (0.57%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.49%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 80 (6.54%) JIRA
2 20 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.82%) Axure RP
3 10 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.49%) Mockito
6 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.33%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.25%) Ant
8 3 (0.25%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.25%) TestDirector
9 2 (0.16%) Hudson
9 2 (0.16%) MSTest
9 2 (0.16%) NSubstitute
9 2 (0.16%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.16%) SpecFlow
General
1 494 (40.36%) Finance
2 246 (20.10%) Banking
3 82 (6.70%) Retail
4 71 (5.80%) Front Office
5 63 (5.15%) Investment Banking
6 51 (4.17%) Legal
7 35 (2.86%) Marketing
8 32 (2.61%) Back Office
9 24 (1.96%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.80%) Retail Banking
11 21 (1.72%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.39%) Law
13 14 (1.14%) Advertising
13 14 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (1.06%) Private Banking
15 12 (0.98%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.74%) Billing
17 8 (0.65%) Publishing
18 7 (0.57%) General Ledger
19 6 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 841 (68.71%) Analyst
2 730 (59.64%) Business Analyst
3 96 (7.84%) Developer
4 76 (6.21%) Project Manager
5 75 (6.13%) Senior Analyst
6 71 (5.80%) Senior Business Analyst
7 65 (5.31%) Consultant
8 59 (4.82%) Financial Analyst
9 58 (4.74%) Banking Analyst
10 52 (4.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 51 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
11 51 (4.17%) IT Analyst
12 48 (3.92%) Data Analyst
13 47 (3.84%) Finance Business Analyst
14 46 (3.76%) Architect
14 46 (3.76%) Data Business Analyst
15 45 (3.68%) Business IT Analyst
15 45 (3.68%) IT Business Analyst
16 38 (3.10%) Banking Business Analyst
17 36 (2.94%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.37%) .NET
2 28 (2.29%) AngularJS
2 28 (2.29%) HTML
3 26 (2.12%) XML
4 22 (1.80%) Web Services
5 18 (1.47%) HTML5
5 18 (1.47%) Spring
6 16 (1.31%) Middleware
7 15 (1.23%) .NET Framework
7 15 (1.23%) Entity Framework
7 15 (1.23%) Spring Boot
8 13 (1.06%) OAuth
9 12 (0.98%) RESTful
10 11 (0.90%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.90%) LINQ
11 10 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (0.82%) CSS
11 10 (0.82%) Node.js
12 9 (0.74%) Kendo UI
12 9 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 186 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 62 (5.07%) User Experience
4 47 (3.84%) Fixed Income
5 35 (2.86%) Derivative
6 30 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (2.37%) Fintech
8 27 (2.21%) Equities
8 27 (2.21%) Virtual Team
9 25 (2.04%) Computer Science
10 24 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (1.96%) Reinsurance
10 24 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.23%) Credit Risk
11 15 (1.23%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 13 (1.06%) NHS
13 13 (1.06%) Reference Data
14 12 (0.98%) OTC Derivatives
15 10 (0.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 29 (2.37%) Windows
2 13 (1.06%) Windows 10
3 11 (0.90%) Linux
4 9 (0.74%) Unix
5 6 (0.49%) Android
5 6 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.16%) AIX
6 2 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.082%) CentOS
7 1 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.082%) Tizen
7 1 (0.082%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (21.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 198 (16.18%) Project Management
4 153 (12.50%) User Stories
5 144 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
6 135 (11.03%) Scrum
7 124 (10.13%) Migration
8 110 (8.99%) Data Analysis
9 98 (8.01%) Asset Management
10 91 (7.43%) Change Management
11 89 (7.27%) Analytics
12 86 (7.03%) Data Modelling
13 84 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
14 83 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
15 81 (6.62%) Waterfall
16 71 (5.80%) CRM
17 70 (5.72%) Workflow
18 64 (5.23%) Use Case
19 63 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
20 58 (4.74%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (12.50%) SQL
2 47 (3.84%) Java
3 38 (3.10%) C#
4 28 (2.29%) Python
5 22 (1.80%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.39%) C
7 15 (1.23%) VBA
8 11 (0.90%) TypeScript
9 10 (0.82%) R
9 10 (0.82%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.74%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.57%) Scala
12 5 (0.41%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.33%) C++
14 3 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.25%) VB
15 2 (0.16%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.16%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.082%) ABAP
16 1 (0.082%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 95 (7.76%) Degree
2 66 (5.39%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 41 (3.35%) ISEB
5 14 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.14%) IIBA
6 12 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.82%) CCNP
7 10 (0.82%) CCSE
7 10 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
8 8 (0.65%) PMP
8 8 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 7 (0.57%) CBAP
9 7 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (0.57%) Master's Degree
9 7 (0.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 6 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.84%) QA
2 33 (2.70%) GDPR
3 24 (1.96%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.88%) MiFID
5 21 (1.72%) PMO
6 12 (0.98%) PSD2
6 12 (0.98%) SLA
7 10 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.74%) Basel III
8 9 (0.74%) EMIR
9 8 (0.65%) IFRS
10 7 (0.57%) COBIT
10 7 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.49%) SEPA
12 5 (0.41%) IFRS 9
13 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
14 3 (0.25%) AIFMD
14 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.16%) COREP
System Software
1 9 (0.74%) Docker
2 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.082%) HDFS
4 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.082%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.41%) SCCM
3 4 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.16%) Control-M
4 2 (0.16%) MOM
5 1 (0.082%) Ansible
5 1 (0.082%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.082%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.082%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.082%) Mesos
5 1 (0.082%) Nessus
5 1 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.082%) Puppet
5 1 (0.082%) Terraform
Vendors
1 128 (10.46%) Microsoft
2 93 (7.60%) Oracle
3 69 (5.64%) SAP
4 34 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (2.61%) Tableau
6 26 (2.12%) ServiceNow
7 22 (1.80%) Charles River
8 17 (1.39%) Bloomberg
9 12 (0.98%) Google
9 12 (0.98%) Sybase
10 11 (0.90%) CheckPoint
11 10 (0.82%) Barracuda Networks
11 10 (0.82%) Forcepoint
11 10 (0.82%) HP
11 10 (0.82%) Juniper
11 10 (0.82%) Palo Alto
12 9 (0.74%) Cisco
12 9 (0.74%) IBM
12 9 (0.74%) Informatica
12 9 (0.74%) Workday