The median contractor rate for a Financial Services Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 April 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 - Financial Services
England / London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 401 403 391
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 13 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.063% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 27
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £603 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 19488 21879 21280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.99% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13911 15818 14611
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 251 381
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Financial Services Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in London

Financial Services Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in London

Financial Services Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst in London over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Services Business Analyst in London

Financial Services 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 Financial Services Business Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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 -12 3 £500 +25.00% 1
Canary Wharf 0 2 £450 -
Financial Services Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Financial Services 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 Financial Services Business Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
4 5 (19.23%) MiFID
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 4 (15.38%) EMIR
6 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
7 2 (7.69%) Legal
7 2 (7.69%) Back Office
7 2 (7.69%) Degree
7 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (7.69%) KYC
7 2 (7.69%) FATCA
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 2 (7.69%) Use Case
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) SWIFT

Financial Services 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
General
1 26 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Back Office
4 2 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.69%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.85%) Derivative
3 1 (3.85%) Equities
3 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Change Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) KYC
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Use Case
5 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (3.85%) Data Flow Diagram
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Attribution
6 1 (3.85%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (3.85%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) MiFID
2 4 (15.38%) EMIR
3 2 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (7.69%) FATCA
4 1 (3.85%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (3.85%) ISO20022
4 1 (3.85%) PMO
4 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle
1 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com