The median contractor rate for an Investment Banking Business Analyst was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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 - Investment Banking
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 515 611 550
Rank change year-on-year +96 -61  
Contract jobs requiring an Investment Banking Business Analyst 72 41 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.077% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.081% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 68
Median daily rate £600 £600 £561
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £648 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £302 £363 £550
% change year-on-year -16.75% -34.09%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Investment Banking Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking Business Analyst in the UK

Investment Banking Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking Business Analyst in the UK

Investment Banking Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking Business Analyst over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking Business Analyst in the UK

Investment Banking Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Investment Banking Business Analyst in the UK

Investment Banking Business Analyst
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +80 71 £600 - 3
London +39 70 £600 - 3
City of London +6 12 £599 -2.24% 2
Docklands, London - 4 £600 -
Bromley - 2 £575 -
South East +39 1 £500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £104 -
Belfast - 1 £104 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
County Antrim - 1 £104 -

Investment Banking Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Investment Banking 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 featuring Investment Banking Business Analyst in the job title.

1 93 (76.23%) Banking
2 90 (73.77%) Investment Banking
3 53 (43.44%) Business Analysis
4 52 (42.62%) Finance
5 38 (31.15%) Front Office
6 36 (29.51%) Derivative
7 30 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (23.77%) MiFID
9 27 (22.13%) Equities
10 26 (21.31%) Fixed Income
10 26 (21.31%) Project Management
11 24 (19.67%) SQL
12 21 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (13.93%) Back Office
13 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (13.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (11.48%) GAP Analysis
16 12 (9.84%) Scenario Testing
17 11 (9.02%) OTC Derivatives
18 10 (8.20%) Test Scripting
18 10 (8.20%) Workflow
18 10 (8.20%) Bloomberg
19 9 (7.38%) Market Risk
19 9 (7.38%) JIRA
19 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
20 8 (6.56%) Degree
20 8 (6.56%) Credit Risk
20 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
20 8 (6.56%) Scrum

Investment Banking Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) SunGard Martini
2 3 (2.46%) ION MarketView
3 2 (1.64%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.82%) Loan IQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.64%) DB2
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 93 (76.23%) Banking
2 90 (73.77%) Investment Banking
3 52 (42.62%) Finance
4 38 (31.15%) Front Office
5 17 (13.93%) Back Office
6 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.46%) Legal
7 2 (1.64%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.64%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.46%) .NET
3 2 (1.64%) FpML
3 2 (1.64%) Middleware
3 2 (1.64%) Murex MxML
4 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.82%) HTML
4 1 (0.82%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.82%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.51%) Derivative
2 27 (22.13%) Equities
3 26 (21.31%) Fixed Income
4 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (13.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (9.02%) OTC Derivatives
7 9 (7.38%) Market Risk
8 8 (6.56%) Credit Risk
9 7 (5.74%) Reference Data
10 6 (4.92%) Fintech
10 6 (4.92%) SWIFT
11 5 (4.10%) Equity Derivative
11 5 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (2.46%) Virtual Team
13 2 (1.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (1.64%) Swaptions
14 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Business Analysis
2 30 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.31%) Project Management
4 21 (17.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (11.48%) GAP Analysis
7 12 (9.84%) Scenario Testing
8 10 (8.20%) Test Scripting
8 10 (8.20%) Workflow
9 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 8 (6.56%) Data Analysis
10 8 (6.56%) Data Management
10 8 (6.56%) Scrum
10 8 (6.56%) Validation
11 7 (5.74%) Change Management
11 7 (5.74%) Data Modelling
11 7 (5.74%) Use Case
12 6 (4.92%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (4.92%) SDLC
12 6 (4.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (19.67%) SQL
2 4 (3.28%) Java
3 3 (2.46%) C++
3 3 (2.46%) Python
3 3 (2.46%) Scala
4 2 (1.64%) C#
4 2 (1.64%) VBA
5 1 (0.82%) F#
5 1 (0.82%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.77%) MiFID
2 6 (4.92%) QA
3 5 (4.10%) EMIR
4 3 (2.46%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.82%) GDPR
5 1 (0.82%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (8.20%) Bloomberg
2 7 (5.74%) Murex
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle
4 5 (4.10%) Fidessa
4 5 (4.10%) SunGard
5 4 (3.28%) GoldenSource
6 3 (2.46%) ION Trading
6 3 (2.46%) Reuters
7 2 (1.64%) BT
7 2 (1.64%) Calypso
7 2 (1.64%) Sybase
8 1 (0.82%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.82%) DataCore
8 1 (0.82%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.82%) IBM
8 1 (0.82%) Microgen
8 1 (0.82%) Splunk
8 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.82%) Wallstreet Suite
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