Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 68 60
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1,321 1,539 1,655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.88% 3.60% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% 4.11% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 1,147 1,210
London median daily rate £489 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £353 £350 £330
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 2
London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.35 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.48% -60.90% +141.67%
England median hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.31% -9.72% +9.67%

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 40,262 37,462 39,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.76% 87.67% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,112 26,800 28,511
London median daily rate £500 £499 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +7.78% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 376 340
London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £21.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +12.04% +7.10%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.81 £50.00 £52.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 17 August 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 August 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 -19 295 £490 -6.67% 67
West London +2 51 £463 +22.35% 16
South London -32 32 £550 +29.41% 1
East London -43 18 £400 -15.79% 11
North London +7 8 £370 +13.85%
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 519 (39.29%) Finance
2 488 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
3 302 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 242 (18.32%) Project Management
5 227 (17.18%) Banking
6 194 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
7 168 (12.72%) User Stories
8 148 (11.20%) Scrum
8 148 (11.20%) SQL
8 148 (11.20%) Microsoft
9 144 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
10 130 (9.84%) Data Analysis
11 118 (8.93%) Migration
12 117 (8.86%) Degree
13 111 (8.40%) Change Management
14 107 (8.10%) Asset Management
15 105 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 101 (7.65%) Analytics
16 101 (7.65%) Retail
17 99 (7.49%) Oracle
18 95 (7.19%) MS Visio
19 94 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
19 94 (7.12%) Waterfall
20 92 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
21 90 (6.81%) Use Case
22 88 (6.66%) Security Cleared
22 88 (6.66%) Microsoft Excel
23 85 (6.43%) Data Modelling
24 82 (6.21%) SDLC
25 81 (6.13%) JIRA

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 50 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.48%) Confluence
3 14 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 11 (0.83%) CMS
5 8 (0.61%) SAS
6 7 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.38%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.30%) Documentum
8 4 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.30%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.23%) IIS
10 2 (0.15%) Apache
10 2 (0.15%) Appian
10 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.076%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.076%) Sonic ESB
11 1 (0.076%) WordPress
Applications
1 95 (7.19%) MS Visio
2 94 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
3 88 (6.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 39 (2.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
6 17 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.076%) InVision
9 1 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.83%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.61%) Actimize
4 8 (0.61%) Magento
5 7 (0.53%) Bloomberg AIM
5 7 (0.53%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.45%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.45%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.45%) Sage 300 ERP
6 6 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.45%) Temenos T24
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.38%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.30%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.30%) Loan IQ
8 4 (0.30%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.50%) Office 365
4 16 (1.21%) SaaS
5 11 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
7 6 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 6 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.45%) Yammer
8 5 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
8 5 (0.38%) Force.com
9 4 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.30%) Trello
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.14%) SMS
2 14 (1.06%) Network Security
3 12 (0.91%) Firewall
4 11 (0.83%) IPsec
4 11 (0.83%) SSL
4 11 (0.83%) VPN
4 11 (0.83%) Wireless
5 8 (0.61%) iSCSI
6 6 (0.45%) Skype
7 4 (0.30%) Internet
7 4 (0.30%) LAN
7 4 (0.30%) Unified Communications
7 4 (0.30%) WAN
7 4 (0.30%) WebEx
8 3 (0.23%) CTI
8 3 (0.23%) Intranet
8 3 (0.23%) PBX
8 3 (0.23%) VoIP
9 2 (0.15%) DNS
10 1 (0.076%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (2.50%) Big Data
4 22 (1.67%) Power BI
4 22 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 21 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (1.51%) QlikView
7 17 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.06%) Data Mining
8 14 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (0.98%) SAP HANA
10 12 (0.91%) Hadoop
10 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.91%) Star Schema
11 11 (0.83%) PowerCenter
12 9 (0.68%) Blockchain
12 9 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (0.68%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 81 (6.13%) JIRA
2 21 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.83%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (0.61%) Eclipse
5 7 (0.53%) Axure RP
6 6 (0.45%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.30%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.30%) Maven
7 4 (0.30%) Mockito
8 3 (0.23%) Ant
8 3 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.15%) Hudson
9 2 (0.15%) NSubstitute
9 2 (0.15%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.15%) Selenium
9 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.15%) TestComplete
General
1 519 (39.29%) Finance
2 227 (17.18%) Banking
3 101 (7.65%) Retail
4 70 (5.30%) Front Office
5 69 (5.22%) Investment Banking
6 60 (4.54%) Legal
7 38 (2.88%) Marketing
8 31 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 29 (2.20%) Back Office
10 23 (1.74%) Financial Institution
11 21 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 20 (1.51%) Law
13 14 (1.06%) Private Banking
14 13 (0.98%) Advertising
14 13 (0.98%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.91%) Manufacturing
16 11 (0.83%) Billing
17 8 (0.61%) Publishing
18 6 (0.45%) Electronics
18 6 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 927 (70.17%) Analyst
2 818 (61.92%) Business Analyst
3 99 (7.49%) Developer
4 81 (6.13%) Project Manager
5 75 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
6 68 (5.15%) Senior Business Analyst
7 64 (4.84%) Financial Analyst
8 58 (4.39%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 57 (4.31%) IT Analyst
10 55 (4.16%) Agile Business Analyst
10 55 (4.16%) Architect
11 52 (3.94%) Finance Business Analyst
12 51 (3.86%) Business IT Analyst
12 51 (3.86%) Consultant
12 51 (3.86%) IT Business Analyst
13 50 (3.79%) Banking Analyst
14 44 (3.33%) Data Business Analyst
15 41 (3.10%) Digital Analyst
16 40 (3.03%) Digital Business Analyst
17 39 (2.95%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.42%) .NET
1 32 (2.42%) AngularJS
2 26 (1.97%) HTML
3 25 (1.89%) RESTful
4 21 (1.59%) HTML5
5 19 (1.44%) OAuth
5 19 (1.44%) Spring
6 18 (1.36%) Node.js
6 18 (1.36%) Web Services
6 18 (1.36%) XML
7 16 (1.21%) .NET Framework
7 16 (1.21%) ASP.NET
7 16 (1.21%) Middleware
8 14 (1.06%) Entity Framework
8 14 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (0.98%) Spring Boot
10 12 (0.91%) Kendo UI
10 12 (0.91%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (0.91%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 194 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 74 (5.60%) User Experience
4 44 (3.33%) Fixed Income
5 35 (2.65%) Fintech
6 34 (2.57%) Virtual Team
7 31 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 30 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (2.20%) Derivative
9 29 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (2.12%) Reinsurance
11 25 (1.89%) Computer Science
12 22 (1.67%) Equities
13 17 (1.29%) Hedge funds
14 16 (1.21%) PMI
15 13 (0.98%) Credit Risk
15 13 (0.98%) NHS
16 12 (0.91%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.68%) FMCG
17 9 (0.68%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (2.73%) Windows
2 21 (1.59%) Windows 10
3 9 (0.68%) Linux
4 8 (0.61%) Unix
5 4 (0.30%) Android
5 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.076%) AIX
6 1 (0.076%) CentOS
6 1 (0.076%) Solaris
6 1 (0.076%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 242 (18.32%) Project Management
4 168 (12.72%) User Stories
5 148 (11.20%) Scrum
6 144 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
7 130 (9.84%) Data Analysis
8 118 (8.93%) Migration
9 111 (8.40%) Change Management
10 107 (8.10%) Asset Management
11 105 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 101 (7.65%) Analytics
13 94 (7.12%) Waterfall
14 92 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
15 90 (6.81%) Use Case
16 85 (6.43%) Data Modelling
17 82 (6.21%) SDLC
18 74 (5.60%) Acceptance Criteria
19 73 (5.53%) Workflow
20 70 (5.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 148 (11.20%) SQL
2 53 (4.01%) Java
3 34 (2.57%) Python
4 33 (2.50%) C#
5 27 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 20 (1.51%) VBA
7 18 (1.36%) C
8 15 (1.14%) R
9 13 (0.98%) TypeScript
10 10 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.61%) Scala
12 5 (0.38%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.38%) Java 8
13 4 (0.30%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.30%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.23%) C++
14 3 (0.23%) VB
15 2 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.076%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 117 (8.86%) Degree
2 88 (6.66%) Security Cleared
3 61 (4.62%) ISEB
4 54 (4.09%) SC Cleared
5 23 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 23 (1.74%) PMI Certification
6 18 (1.36%) CBAP
6 18 (1.36%) IIBA
7 17 (1.29%) CTC Cleared
8 15 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.14%) PMP
9 13 (0.98%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
11 11 (0.83%) CCNP
11 11 (0.83%) CCSE
12 8 (0.61%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (0.53%) ACCA
13 7 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.79%) GDPR
2 43 (3.26%) QA
3 29 (2.20%) MiFID
4 25 (1.89%) PMO
5 20 (1.51%) Data Quality
6 16 (1.21%) SLA
7 12 (0.91%) COBIT
7 12 (0.91%) EMIR
7 12 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
9 8 (0.61%) PSD2
10 6 (0.45%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.38%) SEPA
12 4 (0.30%) AIFMD
12 4 (0.30%) IFRS
12 4 (0.30%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.23%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.15%) FATCA
14 2 (0.15%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.61%) Docker
3 2 (0.15%) HDFS
4 1 (0.076%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.076%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 9 (0.68%) SCCM
3 5 (0.38%) Control-M
3 5 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.23%) MOM
6 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.076%) Ansible
7 1 (0.076%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.076%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.076%) Mesos
7 1 (0.076%) Nessus
7 1 (0.076%) Oozie
7 1 (0.076%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.076%) Puppet
7 1 (0.076%) Terraform
Vendors
1 148 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 99 (7.49%) Oracle
3 56 (4.24%) SAP
4 38 (2.88%) Tableau
5 33 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (1.82%) Charles River
6 24 (1.82%) Informatica
7 23 (1.74%) ServiceNow
8 20 (1.51%) Bloomberg
8 20 (1.51%) IBM
9 16 (1.21%) Cognos
9 16 (1.21%) Sybase
10 13 (0.98%) Workday
11 12 (0.91%) CheckPoint
11 12 (0.91%) Yardi
12 11 (0.83%) Barracuda Networks
12 11 (0.83%) Forcepoint
12 11 (0.83%) HP
12 11 (0.83%) Juniper
12 11 (0.83%) Ping Identity