Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 104 95
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 415 987 1,274
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.16% 2.54% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.88% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 686 923
Median daily rate £550 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £402 £357 £350
90th Percentile £750 £644 £675
England median daily rate £500 £470 £450
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 11
Median hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +14.29% -1.19%
England median hourly rate £22.00 £45.70 £35.00
% change year-on-year -51.86% +30.56% +14.47%

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 11,639 34,304 40,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.67% 88.34% 88.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,823 24,542 29,403
Median daily rate £515 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
90th Percentile £719 £688 £675
England median daily rate £478 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 415 496
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £22.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.64% +2.09% -3.40%
10th Percentile £16.20 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.48 £53.75 £55.04
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.70 £20.72
% change year-on-year +41.73% +19.18% -9.91%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in London.

Daily rate trend for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Analysis in London over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in London.

Hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in London

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Analysis in London over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

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 20 September 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 +28 56 £475 - 14
West London +39 10 £430 +4.76%
South London +13 7 £500 +5.26%
East London +43 3 £230 -42.50% 4
North London +14 2 - -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 235 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (47.23%) Finance
3 144 (34.70%) Banking
4 128 (30.84%) Front Office
5 114 (27.47%) Asset Management
5 114 (27.47%) Investment Banking
6 109 (26.27%) DevOps
7 107 (25.78%) Fixed Income
8 105 (25.30%) Derivative
9 102 (24.58%) Java
10 98 (23.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 98 (23.61%) AWS
11 97 (23.37%) Hedge funds
12 95 (22.89%) Web Services
13 94 (22.65%) Azure
13 94 (22.65%) Software Engineering
14 93 (22.41%) JavaScript
15 92 (22.17%) Investment Management
16 88 (21.20%) Python
16 88 (21.20%) Equities
17 82 (19.76%) Decision-Making
18 78 (18.80%) Portfolio Management
19 76 (18.31%) GCP
20 75 (18.07%) AngularJS
21 74 (17.83%) React
22 73 (17.59%) Vue.js
22 73 (17.59%) Google
23 70 (16.87%) SQL
24 65 (15.66%) Requirements Gathering
25 59 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management

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 23 (5.54%) Confluence
2 12 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.96%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.72%) CMS
4 3 (0.72%) SAS
5 2 (0.48%) Drupal
5 2 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.24%) Papyrus
Applications
1 33 (7.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.96%) RoboHelp
7 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) Figma
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Endur
1 4 (0.96%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.72%) Bloomberg AIM
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.72%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.48%) ContrOCC
3 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.48%) Temenos Globus
3 2 (0.48%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.24%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.24%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 98 (23.61%) AWS
2 94 (22.65%) Azure
3 76 (18.31%) GCP
4 12 (2.89%) Power Platform
5 5 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.96%) SaaS
7 3 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.72%) IaaS
7 3 (0.72%) PaaS
8 2 (0.48%) Office 365
8 2 (0.48%) Smartsheet
8 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.24%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.24%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.24%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.96%) Broadband
1 4 (0.96%) Internet
2 3 (0.72%) DMZ
2 3 (0.72%) Firewall
2 3 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (0.48%) HTTP
3 2 (0.48%) Intranet
3 2 (0.48%) VLAN
4 1 (0.24%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.24%) LAN
4 1 (0.24%) NAS
4 1 (0.24%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.24%) SAN
4 1 (0.24%) Skype
4 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (2.89%) Power BI
3 8 (1.93%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.69%) Data Mining
5 6 (1.45%) OLAP
5 6 (1.45%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.72%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (0.72%) QlikView
9 2 (0.48%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.48%) Big Data
9 2 (0.48%) DB2
9 2 (0.48%) MySQL
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.24%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 53 (12.77%) RStudio
2 44 (10.60%) JIRA
3 6 (1.45%) Eclipse
3 6 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.96%) ClearCase
4 4 (0.96%) Rational Rose
4 4 (0.96%) WebLogic Workshop
5 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.48%) GitLab
7 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.24%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.24%) Maven
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.24%) REST Assured
7 1 (0.24%) Subversion
7 1 (0.24%) WebDriver
General
1 196 (47.23%) Finance
2 144 (34.70%) Banking
3 128 (30.84%) Front Office
4 114 (27.47%) Investment Banking
5 21 (5.06%) Marketing
6 18 (4.34%) Public Sector
7 9 (2.17%) Back Office
8 8 (1.93%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.45%) Advertising
9 6 (1.45%) Local Government
10 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.20%) International Banking
10 5 (1.20%) Legal
10 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.20%) Retail
11 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.72%) Law
13 2 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (52.05%) Analyst
2 197 (47.47%) Business Analyst
3 99 (23.86%) Developer
4 85 (20.48%) AWS Developer
5 74 (17.83%) AWS Engineer
6 34 (8.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 34 (8.19%) JavaScript Engineer
7 27 (6.51%) Java Developer
7 27 (6.51%) Python Developer
8 21 (5.06%) Architect
9 20 (4.82%) Front Office Developer
9 20 (4.82%) Java Engineer
9 20 (4.82%) Senior Business Analyst
10 19 (4.58%) AWS Software Engineer
10 19 (4.58%) Business IT Analyst
10 19 (4.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 19 (4.58%) IT Analyst
10 19 (4.58%) IT Business Analyst
10 19 (4.58%) Python Engineer
10 19 (4.58%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (22.89%) Web Services
2 75 (18.07%) AngularJS
3 74 (17.83%) React
4 73 (17.59%) Vue.js
5 35 (8.43%) Node.js
6 24 (5.78%) J2EE
7 11 (2.65%) HTML
8 10 (2.41%) .NET
9 9 (2.17%) CSS
9 9 (2.17%) XML
10 8 (1.93%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.45%) SOAP
12 5 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
13 4 (0.96%) FpML
13 4 (0.96%) Java EE
13 4 (0.96%) JAX-RS
13 4 (0.96%) REST
13 4 (0.96%) Struts
14 3 (0.72%) JSON
14 3 (0.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 107 (25.78%) Fixed Income
2 105 (25.30%) Derivative
3 98 (23.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 97 (23.37%) Hedge funds
5 88 (21.20%) Equities
6 48 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (5.54%) Management Information System
8 18 (4.34%) Virtual Team
9 15 (3.61%) OTC Derivatives
10 9 (2.17%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.96%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.96%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.96%) STB
13 4 (0.96%) User Experience
14 3 (0.72%) iSeries
14 3 (0.72%) Market Risk
14 3 (0.72%) PKI
15 2 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.69%) Unix
2 5 (1.20%) Windows
3 3 (0.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (56.63%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (27.47%) Asset Management
3 109 (26.27%) DevOps
4 94 (22.65%) Software Engineering
5 92 (22.17%) Investment Management
6 82 (19.76%) Decision-Making
7 78 (18.80%) Portfolio Management
8 65 (15.66%) Requirements Gathering
9 59 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (12.53%) User Stories
11 51 (12.29%) Scrum
12 46 (11.08%) Project Delivery
13 42 (10.12%) Project Management
14 40 (9.64%) Front End Development
15 35 (8.43%) Migration
15 35 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (8.19%) Data Analysis
16 34 (8.19%) User Acceptance Testing
17 33 (7.95%) Translating Business Requirements
18 32 (7.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (24.58%) Java
2 93 (22.41%) JavaScript
3 88 (21.20%) Python
4 70 (16.87%) SQL
5 20 (4.82%) VBA
6 15 (3.61%) R
7 12 (2.89%) MATLAB
8 8 (1.93%) C#
9 5 (1.20%) C
10 4 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.48%) Scala
11 2 (0.48%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) ABAP
12 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.24%) Go
12 1 (0.24%) Jython
12 1 (0.24%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 42 (10.12%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.37%) Degree
4 12 (2.89%) ISEB
5 7 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.96%) CISSP
6 4 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.72%) CISA
7 3 (0.72%) CSSLP
7 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.72%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.48%) CCNA
8 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.24%) CISM
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.24%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.10%) QA
2 10 (2.41%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.20%) PMO
4 4 (0.96%) GDPR
5 2 (0.48%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.48%) MiFID
6 1 (0.24%) COREP
6 1 (0.24%) EMIR
6 1 (0.24%) GxP
6 1 (0.24%) PSD2
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.24%) QRadar
4 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (17.59%) Google
2 44 (10.60%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.23%) Bloomberg
4 17 (4.10%) Oracle
5 16 (3.86%) SAP
6 12 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.93%) CA Agile Central
7 8 (1.93%) Tableau
8 7 (1.69%) HP
9 6 (1.45%) Cognos
10 4 (0.96%) Broadcom
10 4 (0.96%) ION Trading
10 4 (0.96%) Pega
10 4 (0.96%) Remedy
10 4 (0.96%) Sparx
11 3 (0.72%) FIS
11 3 (0.72%) ForgeRock
11 3 (0.72%) Murex
11 3 (0.72%) Ping Identity
11 3 (0.72%) ServiceNow