The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 13 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.29% 8.47% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 9.35% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate
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- £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -11.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
64 107 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.43% 90.68% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 69
Average daily rate £230 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +4.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (60.00%) Maximo
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Toad
3 1 (20.00%) CRM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maximo
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Business Objects
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle