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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 12 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.06% 11.81% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.77% 12.59% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 6
Average daily rate
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- £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
Business Analyst
Scotland

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
57 135 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.94% 93.75% 93.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 66 95
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 15
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) ERP
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (38.46%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (30.77%) Information Management
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ERP
1 5 (38.46%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (30.77%) Information Management
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle