Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 405 339 315
Rank change year-on-year -66 -24 +58
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 247 269 297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.64% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.68% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 188 213
London median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +3.53%
10th Percentile £413 £380 £422
90th Percentile £711 £675 £675
England median daily rate £500 £485 £500
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £47.50 -
England median hourly rate - £50.25 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44,206 39,810 41,419
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 95.01% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,172 28,367 29,251
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £645 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 561 646
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.78 £11.21
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.50

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 24 January 2018.

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 6 months to 24 January 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 -28 40 £550 - 9
West London -3 23 £550 +4.76% 1
South London -25 10 £525 +50.00% 1
East London -13 7 £675 +80.00% 2
Senior Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Senior Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 100 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (38.46%) Finance
3 82 (33.20%) Business Analysis
4 70 (28.34%) Banking
5 51 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (19.43%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (19.03%) Project Management
8 37 (14.98%) User Stories
9 35 (14.17%) Degree
10 34 (13.77%) Investment Banking
11 29 (11.74%) Use Case
11 29 (11.74%) Waterfall
12 26 (10.53%) Front Office
13 24 (9.72%) Data Analysis
14 23 (9.31%) SQL
14 23 (9.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 22 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (8.50%) Acceptance Criteria
17 20 (8.10%) Scrum
18 19 (7.69%) JIRA
18 19 (7.69%) SDLC
19 16 (6.48%) Investment Management
19 16 (6.48%) Migration
19 16 (6.48%) GAP Analysis
19 16 (6.48%) SAP
20 15 (6.07%) Security Cleared
21 14 (5.67%) BDD
21 14 (5.67%) Analytics
21 14 (5.67%) Target Operating Model
21 14 (5.67%) User Experience

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 11 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.05%) CMS
3 7 (2.83%) SAS
4 5 (2.02%) WordPress
5 4 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.62%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.64%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.21%) Loan IQ
3 2 (0.81%) Bloomberg AIM
3 2 (0.81%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.81%) Summit
4 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.40%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.40%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.62%) Trello
2 2 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Slack
3 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.81%) WebEx
2 1 (0.40%) Broadband
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (2.02%) QlikView
2 4 (1.62%) Big Data
2 4 (1.62%) Power BI
2 4 (1.62%) SAS EBI
3 3 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.21%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.81%) Essbase
4 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (7.69%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 95 (38.46%) Finance
2 70 (28.34%) Banking
3 34 (13.77%) Investment Banking
4 26 (10.53%) Front Office
5 13 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (4.45%) Legal
6 11 (4.45%) Retail
7 7 (2.83%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.43%) Back Office
8 6 (2.43%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.43%) Marketing
9 4 (1.62%) International Banking
9 4 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.81%) Automotive
10 2 (0.81%) Law
11 1 (0.40%) Billing
11 1 (0.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.83%) .NET
1 7 (2.83%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.21%) CSS
2 3 (1.21%) HTML
3 2 (0.81%) Gherkin
3 2 (0.81%) Web Services
4 1 (0.40%) JPA
4 1 (0.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.40%) Spring
4 1 (0.40%) Spring Batch
4 1 (0.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.43%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 14 (5.67%) Derivative
3 14 (5.67%) User Experience
4 12 (4.86%) Fixed Income
4 12 (4.86%) Virtual Team
5 11 (4.45%) Market Risk
6 8 (3.24%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.02%) Equities
7 5 (2.02%) Fintech
8 4 (1.62%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.62%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.21%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (1.21%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.21%) NHS
10 2 (0.81%) Digital TV
10 2 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.81%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.40%) Unix
2 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (33.20%) Business Analysis
3 51 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (19.03%) Project Management
5 37 (14.98%) User Stories
6 29 (11.74%) Use Case
6 29 (11.74%) Waterfall
7 24 (9.72%) Data Analysis
8 22 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (8.50%) Acceptance Criteria
10 20 (8.10%) Scrum
11 19 (7.69%) SDLC
12 16 (6.48%) GAP Analysis
12 16 (6.48%) Investment Management
12 16 (6.48%) Migration
13 14 (5.67%) Analytics
13 14 (5.67%) Asset Management
13 14 (5.67%) BDD
13 14 (5.67%) Target Operating Model
14 13 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.31%) SQL
2 10 (4.05%) C#
3 7 (2.83%) VBA
4 3 (1.21%) Java
4 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.21%) PHP
5 2 (0.81%) R
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.40%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 35 (14.17%) Degree
2 15 (6.07%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.45%) ISEB
4 8 (3.24%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.83%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (2.02%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.62%) IIBA
8 3 (1.21%) CBAP
8 3 (1.21%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.21%) MBA
8 3 (1.21%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.81%) CFA
9 2 (0.81%) PMP
10 1 (0.40%) ACCA
10 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.40%) CIMA
10 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.26%) GDPR
1 13 (5.26%) QA
2 11 (4.45%) MiFID
3 6 (2.43%) EMIR
4 4 (1.62%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 3 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.81%) PMO
6 2 (0.81%) SEPA
6 2 (0.81%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.40%) COREP
7 1 (0.40%) FATCA
7 1 (0.40%) IFRS
7 1 (0.40%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.40%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (6.48%) SAP
2 7 (2.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.83%) Murex
2 7 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (1.62%) Bloomberg
3 4 (1.62%) Oracle
3 4 (1.62%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.81%) Calypso
4 2 (0.81%) Guidewire
4 2 (0.81%) Hyperion
4 2 (0.81%) Informatica
4 2 (0.81%) Intapp
4 2 (0.81%) Progress
5 1 (0.40%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.40%) Charles River
5 1 (0.40%) JDA
5 1 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.40%) Misys
5 1 (0.40%) Reuters
5 1 (0.40%) Temenos