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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 18 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.70% 17.20% 11.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 18.93% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 9
Average daily rate
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£315 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £25.07 £32.33
% change year-on-year
+37.64% -22.45%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 169 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 76.85% 90.86% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 66 66
Average daily rate £300 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 14
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 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 25 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 3 (21.43%) MS Project
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) ERP
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (14.29%) Document Management
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) VB6
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.14%) Primavera

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) FileNet
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Project
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ERP
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
2 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.14%) Primavera