The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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.

Senior Business Analyst
England / London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 280 293 273
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 120 144 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.62% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.65% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 110 112
Median daily rate £525 £508 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - -

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 19083 22003 21492
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.67% 94.98% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13596 15907 14752
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 255 384
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 £13.50 £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 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in London

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in London

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in London over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Analyst in London

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in London

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 +22 34 £556 +5.95% 9
West End of London +1 1 £450 +3.44%
Croydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £613 -
Senior Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 96 (39.02%) Business Analysis
2 90 (36.59%) Finance
3 76 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (20.33%) Banking
6 39 (15.85%) MiFID
7 37 (15.04%) Front Office
8 25 (10.16%) User Stories
9 24 (9.76%) Scrum
10 23 (9.35%) Use Case
10 23 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (8.94%) Target Operating Model
11 22 (8.94%) Investment Banking
11 22 (8.94%) SQL
12 21 (8.54%) Asset Management
13 20 (8.13%) Investment Management
14 19 (7.72%) Project Management
14 19 (7.72%) Migration
15 18 (7.32%) Data Modelling
15 18 (7.32%) Derivative
15 18 (7.32%) SDLC
16 17 (6.91%) Waterfall
16 17 (6.91%) Microsoft
17 16 (6.50%) Change Management
17 16 (6.50%) GAP Analysis
17 16 (6.50%) Retail
18 15 (6.10%) Security Cleared
18 15 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (6.10%) MS Visio
19 14 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel

Senior 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 7 (2.85%) CMS
1 7 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.22%) Confluence
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (6.10%) MS Visio
2 14 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.81%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.41%) HFM
3 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.41%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) Network Security
2 1 (0.41%) DSL
2 1 (0.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.44%) Big Data
3 4 (1.63%) Blockchain
4 3 (1.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.41%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.41%) Essbase
5 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.41%) QlikView
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.66%) JIRA
2 6 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (36.59%) Finance
2 50 (20.33%) Banking
3 37 (15.04%) Front Office
4 22 (8.94%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.50%) Retail
6 12 (4.88%) Advertising
6 12 (4.88%) Back Office
7 10 (4.07%) Legal
8 9 (3.66%) Marketing
9 5 (2.03%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.63%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.81%) French Language
13 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.41%) Electronics
13 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.41%) German Language
13 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.03%) Velocity
2 3 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.22%) Gherkin
3 2 (0.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.41%) CSS
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) Middleware
4 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.32%) Derivative
3 13 (5.28%) Fixed Income
3 13 (5.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (4.47%) Equities
5 9 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.66%) Reference Data
6 7 (2.85%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.44%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.44%) Fintech
7 6 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (2.03%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (2.03%) iPad
8 5 (2.03%) Market Risk
8 5 (2.03%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.63%) User Experience
10 3 (1.22%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.81%) Exotic Derivative
12 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.41%) Unix
1 1 (0.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (39.02%) Business Analysis
2 76 (30.89%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (23.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (10.16%) User Stories
5 24 (9.76%) Scrum
6 23 (9.35%) Use Case
7 22 (8.94%) Target Operating Model
8 21 (8.54%) Asset Management
9 20 (8.13%) Investment Management
10 19 (7.72%) Migration
10 19 (7.72%) Project Management
11 18 (7.32%) Data Modelling
11 18 (7.32%) SDLC
12 17 (6.91%) Waterfall
13 16 (6.50%) Change Management
13 16 (6.50%) GAP Analysis
14 15 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (5.28%) Data Analysis
16 12 (4.88%) Wealth Management
17 11 (4.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.94%) SQL
2 8 (3.25%) T-SQL
3 7 (2.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (0.81%) C
4 2 (0.81%) Java
5 1 (0.41%) C#
5 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.66%) Degree
4 4 (1.63%) ISEB
5 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CBAP
6 1 (0.41%) CIMA
6 1 (0.41%) CISSP
6 1 (0.41%) IIBA
6 1 (0.41%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.41%) MBA
6 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.85%) MiFID
2 12 (4.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (4.47%) EMIR
4 7 (2.85%) QA
4 7 (2.85%) SEPA
5 4 (1.63%) Basel III
5 4 (1.63%) ISO20022
6 3 (1.22%) Basel II
7 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.81%) FATCA
8 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.41%) GDPR
8 1 (0.41%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (6.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.03%) Charles River
2 5 (2.03%) Oracle
3 4 (1.63%) Bloomberg
3 4 (1.63%) Fidessa
3 4 (1.63%) Sophis
4 3 (1.22%) Guidewire
4 3 (1.22%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.22%) Yardi
5 2 (0.81%) ION Trading
5 2 (0.81%) Murex
5 2 (0.81%) Reuters
5 2 (0.81%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.41%) Cognos
6 1 (0.41%) Google
6 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.41%) Siebel
6 1 (0.41%) Sybase
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary, bonus and bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Sterlings Partnership
Rate: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum This is a FIXED TERM (1yr) contract
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 19 days ago