Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 64 53
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1,598 1,492 1,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.43% 3.61% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 4.20% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,160 1,098 1,236
London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £359 £350 £330
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 14
London median hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 £22.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +63.52% -58.85%
10th Percentile £20.75 £30.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £67.60 £46.55
England median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +25.00% -24.32%

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 40,379 35,500 37,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.67% 85.91% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,459 25,532 27,141
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 402 459
London median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.00% +28.24% +4.81%
10th Percentile £13.73 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.31 £50.20
England median hourly rate £24.30 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.82% +6.38% +16.05%

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 24 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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 -12 346 £500 - 63
West London -17 53 £425 +9.68% 13
South London -28 41 £450 +7.78% 5
East London -3 36 £500 +11.11% 2
North London +9 12 £400 +23.08% 1
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 620 (38.80%) Finance
2 564 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 374 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 355 (22.22%) Banking
5 291 (18.21%) Project Management
6 211 (13.20%) SQL
7 197 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 176 (11.01%) Microsoft
9 173 (10.83%) Scrum
10 172 (10.76%) User Stories
11 169 (10.58%) Change Management
12 168 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
13 161 (10.08%) Data Analysis
14 153 (9.57%) Waterfall
15 141 (8.82%) Use Case
16 135 (8.45%) Front Office
17 134 (8.39%) Asset Management
18 132 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
19 123 (7.70%) Investment Banking
20 118 (7.38%) MS Visio
21 117 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
22 113 (7.07%) Degree
23 101 (6.32%) JIRA
24 98 (6.13%) SDLC
25 97 (6.07%) Data Modelling
25 97 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
26 95 (5.94%) CRM
26 95 (5.94%) Fixed Income
27 94 (5.88%) Retail
28 90 (5.63%) PRINCE2

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 58 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 28 (1.75%) Confluence
3 19 (1.19%) SAS
4 12 (0.75%) Skype for Business
5 10 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (0.56%) CMS
7 7 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.19%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.19%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.13%) Apache ServiceMix
12 2 (0.13%) Drupal
13 1 (0.063%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.063%) Liferay
13 1 (0.063%) Moodle
13 1 (0.063%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.063%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.063%) Umbraco
Applications
1 132 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 118 (7.38%) MS Visio
3 117 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
4 48 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 45 (2.82%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 45 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.19%) Temenos T24
3 15 (0.94%) Elite 3E
4 13 (0.81%) Markit EDM
5 12 (0.75%) SimCorp Dimension
6 9 (0.56%) thinkFolio
7 8 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.38%) ION MarketView
8 6 (0.38%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (0.38%) Summit
9 5 (0.31%) Endur
9 5 (0.31%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.31%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.31%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.31%) Temenos Globus
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.13%) Office 365
2 25 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
2 25 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
3 21 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (1.19%) SaaS
6 5 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (0.25%) Force.com
7 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.25%) OneDrive
7 4 (0.25%) Trello
7 4 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.19%) Algolia
8 3 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.13%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.13%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.063%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.88%) Internet
2 12 (0.75%) Skype
2 12 (0.75%) SMS
3 10 (0.63%) Intranet
4 9 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (0.44%) Firewall
6 5 (0.31%) Wireless
7 4 (0.25%) Network Security
7 4 (0.25%) VPN
8 3 (0.19%) HTTP
8 3 (0.19%) IPsec
8 3 (0.19%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.19%) SSL
8 3 (0.19%) WAN
9 2 (0.13%) Broadband
9 2 (0.13%) DNS
9 2 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.13%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.063%) GSM
10 1 (0.063%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (1.63%) Blockchain
5 22 (1.38%) Big Data
5 22 (1.38%) Power BI
6 21 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (1.19%) QlikView
8 16 (1.00%) Relational Database
9 13 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (0.81%) Data Mining
10 10 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 9 (0.56%) OLAP
12 8 (0.50%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
13 7 (0.44%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.38%) Base SAS
14 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 101 (6.32%) JIRA
2 10 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (0.63%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.56%) Eclipse
4 7 (0.44%) Selenium
5 6 (0.38%) Axure RP
5 6 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.38%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 4 (0.25%) Mockito
7 3 (0.19%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.19%) JIRA Agile
7 3 (0.19%) JUnit
7 3 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.13%) ERwin
8 2 (0.13%) NUnit
8 2 (0.13%) TestNG
8 2 (0.13%) Xcode
General
1 620 (38.80%) Finance
2 355 (22.22%) Banking
3 135 (8.45%) Front Office
4 123 (7.70%) Investment Banking
5 94 (5.88%) Retail
6 61 (3.82%) Legal
7 58 (3.63%) Back Office
8 49 (3.07%) Marketing
9 44 (2.75%) Law
10 38 (2.38%) Retail Banking
11 24 (1.50%) Advertising
12 20 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 19 (1.19%) Publishing
13 19 (1.19%) Telecoms
14 17 (1.06%) French Language
15 12 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.75%) Private Banking
16 11 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
17 10 (0.63%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1,184 (74.09%) Analyst
2 1,100 (68.84%) Business Analyst
3 110 (6.88%) Developer
4 91 (5.69%) Project Manager
4 91 (5.69%) Senior Analyst
5 87 (5.44%) Data Business Analyst
6 85 (5.32%) Senior Business Analyst
7 82 (5.13%) Banking Analyst
7 82 (5.13%) Digital Business Analyst
8 79 (4.94%) Digital Analyst
9 78 (4.88%) Consultant
10 75 (4.69%) Financial Analyst
11 74 (4.63%) Agile Business Analyst
12 71 (4.44%) IT Business Analyst
13 68 (4.26%) Finance Business Analyst
13 68 (4.26%) IT Analyst
14 66 (4.13%) Business IT Analyst
15 65 (4.07%) Data Analyst
16 58 (3.63%) Banking Business Analyst
17 51 (3.19%) GDPR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (3.38%) .NET
2 29 (1.81%) AngularJS
3 26 (1.63%) HTML
4 24 (1.50%) Web Services
5 21 (1.31%) ASP.NET
5 21 (1.31%) Node.js
6 19 (1.19%) CSS
6 19 (1.19%) HTML5
7 18 (1.13%) .NET Framework
7 18 (1.13%) OAuth
8 17 (1.06%) XML
9 16 (1.00%) RESTful
10 14 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (0.75%) Kendo UI
13 11 (0.69%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (0.56%) Spring
15 8 (0.50%) Entity Framework
15 8 (0.50%) React
16 7 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 168 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (5.94%) Fixed Income
3 65 (4.07%) Derivative
4 62 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 62 (3.88%) User Experience
5 47 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 46 (2.88%) Equities
7 35 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
8 28 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 27 (1.69%) Credit Risk
9 27 (1.69%) Market Risk
10 26 (1.63%) Data Structures
11 24 (1.50%) Computer Science
11 24 (1.50%) Hedge funds
12 23 (1.44%) Fintech
12 23 (1.44%) Mobile App
13 21 (1.31%) PMI
14 18 (1.13%) Reinsurance
15 17 (1.06%) OTC Derivatives
16 14 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (2.13%) Windows
2 19 (1.19%) Windows 10
3 13 (0.81%) Linux
4 9 (0.56%) Unix
5 6 (0.38%) Android
5 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.31%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 564 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 291 (18.21%) Project Management
4 197 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 173 (10.83%) Scrum
6 172 (10.76%) User Stories
7 169 (10.58%) Change Management
8 161 (10.08%) Data Analysis
9 153 (9.57%) Waterfall
10 141 (8.82%) Use Case
11 134 (8.39%) Asset Management
12 98 (6.13%) SDLC
13 97 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
13 97 (6.07%) Data Modelling
14 95 (5.94%) CRM
15 90 (5.63%) PRINCE2
16 89 (5.57%) Migration
17 86 (5.38%) Analytics
18 84 (5.26%) Acceptance Criteria
18 84 (5.26%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (13.20%) SQL
2 64 (4.01%) Java
3 52 (3.25%) C#
4 41 (2.57%) VBA
5 40 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 25 (1.56%) Python
7 19 (1.19%) R
8 17 (1.06%) C
9 14 (0.88%) TypeScript
10 9 (0.56%) PHP
11 8 (0.50%) MATLAB
12 7 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.38%) VB
14 5 (0.31%) C++
15 4 (0.25%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.19%) Perl
16 3 (0.19%) RPG
16 3 (0.19%) Scala
16 3 (0.19%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.13%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 113 (7.07%) Degree
2 90 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 77 (4.82%) ISEB
4 63 (3.94%) SC Cleared
5 34 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 28 (1.75%) CBAP
7 25 (1.56%) IIBA
8 19 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 19 (1.19%) PMP
9 14 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
10 10 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
11 9 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (0.56%) MBA
12 8 (0.50%) CFA
12 8 (0.50%) CISSP
12 8 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.38%) MCSE
13 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.38%) GDPR
2 72 (4.51%) QA
3 70 (4.38%) MiFID
4 29 (1.81%) EMIR
5 15 (0.94%) PMO
6 14 (0.88%) Solvency II
7 12 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.75%) SLA
8 11 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
8 11 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.38%) AIFMD
9 6 (0.38%) Basel III
9 6 (0.38%) Government Security Classifications
9 6 (0.38%) IFRS
9 6 (0.38%) IFRS 9
10 5 (0.31%) COREP
10 5 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.31%) GxP
11 4 (0.25%) CRD IV
11 4 (0.25%) FATCA
System Software
1 22 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (0.38%) SCCM
3 4 (0.25%) SCOM
4 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.063%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.063%) Ansible
5 1 (0.063%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.063%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.063%) Control-M
5 1 (0.063%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.063%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.063%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.063%) Puppet
Vendors
1 176 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 74 (4.63%) Oracle
3 51 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
4 41 (2.57%) SAP
5 40 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 29 (1.81%) Tableau
7 26 (1.63%) Bloomberg
7 26 (1.63%) Citrix
8 25 (1.56%) Charles River
9 20 (1.25%) Intapp
10 17 (1.06%) Temenos
10 17 (1.06%) Yardi
11 16 (1.00%) SimCorp
12 13 (0.81%) Murex
13 12 (0.75%) HP
14 10 (0.63%) Cognos
14 10 (0.63%) ION Trading
15 9 (0.56%) Google
15 9 (0.56%) Sybase
16 8 (0.50%) IBM