The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 20 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1595 1564 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.68% 7.32% 8.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 7.68% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1176 1418
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Median hourly rate £65.00 £36.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% -34.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in London

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in London

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in London

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in London

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 268 £500 - 65
Canary Wharf -3 11 £450 +12.50%
Docklands, London +1 7 £600 -
Croydon -11 6 £440 -9.27% 3
Westminster +6 3 £463 +5.11%
Wimbledon +4 3 £438 +40.00%
Bromley +3 3 £575 -1.70% 1
Hayes - 2 £375 -
West End of London +7 1 £488 +12.06% 3
Hounslow +4 1 - - 1
Twickenham +4 1 £315 +1.61% 1
Barking 0 1 - -
Osterley -1 1 £463 +17.08%
Uxbridge -6 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £325 -10.34% 3
Orpington - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £270 -
Greenwich - 1 £425 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 938 (31.65%) Finance
2 936 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 820 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
4 697 (23.52%) Banking
5 524 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 359 (12.11%) MiFID
7 318 (10.73%) Front Office
8 309 (10.43%) SQL
9 308 (10.39%) User Stories
10 298 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
11 280 (9.45%) Project Management
12 277 (9.35%) Investment Banking
13 263 (8.87%) Scrum
14 227 (7.66%) Asset Management
15 224 (7.56%) Retail
16 214 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
17 212 (7.15%) Use Case
18 198 (6.68%) Derivative
19 194 (6.55%) Change Management
20 192 (6.48%) Data Analysis
21 187 (6.31%) Investment Management
22 175 (5.90%) Degree
23 171 (5.77%) Migration
23 171 (5.77%) SDLC
24 170 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
24 170 (5.74%) Microsoft
25 158 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 158 (5.33%) JIRA
26 156 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
27 152 (5.13%) Fixed Income

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 67 (2.26%) Confluence
2 61 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 52 (1.75%) CMS
4 24 (0.81%) SAS
5 19 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (0.24%) Documentum
7 4 (0.13%) Apache
7 4 (0.13%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.13%) Drupal
7 4 (0.13%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.10%) Smallworld
9 2 (0.067%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.067%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.067%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.034%) Moodle
10 1 (0.034%) Mule
10 1 (0.034%) WordPress
Applications
1 156 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 136 (4.59%) MS Visio
3 91 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
4 74 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 50 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.17%) SPSS
8 4 (0.13%) Stata
9 3 (0.10%) InDesign
9 3 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.034%) InVision
Business Applications
1 47 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.64%) Loan IQ
3 18 (0.61%) thinkFolio
4 17 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.44%) Endur
6 12 (0.40%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.34%) Temenos T24
8 9 (0.30%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
9 8 (0.27%) ION MarketView
9 8 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 8 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 7 (0.24%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Retail
11 6 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
12 5 (0.17%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 18 (0.61%) SaaS
2 17 (0.57%) Office 365
3 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
5 8 (0.27%) G Suite
6 7 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.067%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.067%) GitHub
9 2 (0.067%) IaaS
10 1 (0.034%) CloudSense
10 1 (0.034%) Force.com
10 1 (0.034%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.034%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.034%) Veeva
10 1 (0.034%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.30%) Firewall
2 7 (0.24%) Network Security
3 6 (0.20%) Intranet
4 5 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
4 5 (0.17%) Internet
4 5 (0.17%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.10%) Extranet
5 3 (0.10%) LDAP
6 2 (0.067%) FTP
6 2 (0.067%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.067%) IMAP
6 2 (0.067%) LAN
6 2 (0.067%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.067%) Skype
6 2 (0.067%) TETRA
6 2 (0.067%) VoIP
6 2 (0.067%) WebEx
7 1 (0.034%) Intelligent Network
7 1 (0.034%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.034%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 59 (1.99%) Big Data
2 59 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 39 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 38 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 27 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
6 17 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (0.54%) QlikView
8 15 (0.51%) Blockchain
8 15 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.37%) DB2
11 10 (0.34%) Data Mining
11 10 (0.34%) Power BI
11 10 (0.34%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.30%) MS Access
13 7 (0.24%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.20%) Data Mart
15 5 (0.17%) OLAP
15 5 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 158 (5.33%) JIRA
2 27 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (0.57%) Cucumber
4 10 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.27%) Eclipse
6 7 (0.24%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.13%) XMLSpy
8 3 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.10%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.067%) JBehave
9 2 (0.067%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.034%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.034%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.034%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.034%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.034%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.034%) Rational Software Modeler
10 1 (0.034%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.034%) Subversion
General
1 938 (31.65%) Finance
2 697 (23.52%) Banking
3 318 (10.73%) Front Office
4 277 (9.35%) Investment Banking
5 224 (7.56%) Retail
6 124 (4.18%) Marketing
7 103 (3.48%) Legal
8 95 (3.21%) Back Office
9 59 (1.99%) Advertising
10 49 (1.65%) Telecoms
11 43 (1.45%) Law
12 42 (1.42%) Financial Institution
12 42 (1.42%) Private Banking
13 27 (0.91%) Retail Banking
14 23 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 21 (0.71%) Publishing
16 20 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.61%) French Language
18 17 (0.57%) Electronics
19 10 (0.34%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (1.62%) XML
2 30 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
3 29 (0.98%) .NET
4 26 (0.88%) FpML
5 24 (0.81%) Gherkin
6 14 (0.47%) Web Services
7 12 (0.40%) ASP.NET
7 12 (0.40%) Middleware
8 11 (0.37%) SAML
9 8 (0.27%) HTML
9 8 (0.27%) JSON
9 8 (0.27%) Murex MxML
9 8 (0.27%) WinForms
10 7 (0.24%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.20%) XSLT
12 5 (0.17%) AngularJS
12 5 (0.17%) MDX
12 5 (0.17%) Node.js
12 5 (0.17%) REST
12 5 (0.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 298 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 198 (6.68%) Derivative
3 158 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 152 (5.13%) Fixed Income
5 129 (4.35%) Equities
6 100 (3.37%) User Experience
7 75 (2.53%) Management Information System
8 53 (1.79%) Reference Data
9 51 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
10 49 (1.65%) Market Risk
11 48 (1.62%) OTC Derivatives
12 43 (1.45%) Fintech
13 33 (1.11%) Credit Risk
14 30 (1.01%) SWIFT
15 29 (0.98%) Hedge funds
16 28 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
17 27 (0.91%) Computer Science
18 23 (0.78%) Data Structures
18 23 (0.78%) Mobile App
19 22 (0.74%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 36 (1.21%) Windows
2 12 (0.40%) Linux
3 11 (0.37%) Unix
4 10 (0.34%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.13%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.10%) Android
7 2 (0.067%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.034%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.034%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 936 (31.58%) Business Analysis
2 820 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
3 524 (17.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 308 (10.39%) User Stories
5 280 (9.45%) Project Management
6 263 (8.87%) Scrum
7 227 (7.66%) Asset Management
8 214 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 212 (7.15%) Use Case
10 194 (6.55%) Change Management
11 192 (6.48%) Data Analysis
12 187 (6.31%) Investment Management
13 171 (5.77%) Migration
13 171 (5.77%) SDLC
14 170 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
15 152 (5.13%) Waterfall
16 151 (5.09%) GAP Analysis
17 148 (4.99%) Analytics
18 145 (4.89%) CRM
19 137 (4.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 309 (10.43%) SQL
2 43 (1.45%) Java
3 41 (1.38%) VBA
4 39 (1.32%) R
5 26 (0.88%) C#
6 24 (0.81%) C
7 18 (0.61%) T-SQL
8 16 (0.54%) Python
9 13 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 9 (0.30%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.27%) Scala
12 6 (0.20%) C++
13 4 (0.13%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.067%) ABAP
14 2 (0.067%) PHP
14 2 (0.067%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.034%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.034%) F#
15 1 (0.034%) Haskell
15 1 (0.034%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 175 (5.90%) Degree
2 142 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 114 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 90 (3.04%) ISEB
5 34 (1.15%) PMP
6 31 (1.05%) PMI Certification
7 25 (0.84%) IIBA
8 23 (0.78%) CBAP
9 14 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (0.47%) CISSP
10 13 (0.44%) DV Cleared
11 11 (0.37%) Chartered Engineer
12 8 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.24%) ACCA
13 7 (0.24%) CIMA
13 7 (0.24%) CISA
13 7 (0.24%) CITP
13 7 (0.24%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.20%) ISSAP
14 6 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 359 (12.11%) MiFID
2 117 (3.95%) QA
3 103 (3.48%) EMIR
4 68 (2.29%) Dodd-Frank
5 52 (1.75%) GDPR
6 45 (1.52%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.67%) Solvency II
8 18 (0.61%) PMO
9 15 (0.51%) Basel III
10 14 (0.47%) SEPA
11 9 (0.30%) Basel II
11 9 (0.30%) GxP
11 9 (0.30%) IFRS
11 9 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 8 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
12 8 (0.27%) FATCA
12 8 (0.27%) SLA
13 7 (0.24%) GAAP
14 6 (0.20%) FINREP
14 6 (0.20%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 11 (0.37%) Docker
2 5 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.10%) XenApp
4 2 (0.067%) Dovecot
4 2 (0.067%) Xen
5 1 (0.034%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.034%) HDFS
5 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.034%) SAP ITS
5 1 (0.034%) vCloud
5 1 (0.034%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.034%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.034%) vSphere
5 1 (0.034%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.17%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.10%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.067%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.067%) Thomson Reuters DACS
5 1 (0.034%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.034%) Control-M
5 1 (0.034%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.034%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.034%) Nagios
5 1 (0.034%) SCOM
5 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.034%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 170 (5.74%) Microsoft
2 102 (3.44%) Oracle
3 77 (2.60%) SAP
4 54 (1.82%) ServiceNow
5 51 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 44 (1.48%) Bloomberg
7 40 (1.35%) Murex
8 29 (0.98%) Tableau
9 28 (0.94%) Fidessa
10 27 (0.91%) Charles River
11 24 (0.81%) Adobe
12 17 (0.57%) Sophis
13 16 (0.54%) Calypso
14 15 (0.51%) Google
15 14 (0.47%) Informatica
15 14 (0.47%) Yardi
16 13 (0.44%) IBM
16 13 (0.44%) Reuters
16 13 (0.44%) Workday
17 12 (0.40%) OpenLink
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