The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 18 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.83% 15.30% 12.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.45% 16.47% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
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£295 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £32.00 £34.31
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -6.73%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94 170 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 78.33% 92.90% 89.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 68 73
Average daily rate £300 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (25.00%) GIS
1 4 (25.00%) MS Project
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) ERP
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
4 1 (6.25%) FileNet
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) PMI
4 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Hyperion

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) FileNet
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Project
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ERP
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Content Management
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Fund Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB
1 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
2 1 (6.25%) Primavera