The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 18 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 4 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.42% 0.97% 7.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 1.41% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate £295 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £325 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.89 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +28.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 142 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 70.94% 68.93% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 65 80
Average daily rate £370 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £29.17 £26.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.12% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Analysis
Scotland

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Aberdeen region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Business Analysis
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
3 1 (16.67%) Content Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) UML
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Change Management
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Content Management
1 1 (16.67%) Information Management
1 1 (16.67%) Logistics
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
1 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree