The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Dunfermline 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunfermline 37.50% 11.11% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.50% 12.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
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 £26.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -16.66%
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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 Dunfermline 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
Dunfermline
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
16 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunfermline 100.00% 88.89% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate £348 £220 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.95% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £294 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.85 - -
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 Dunfermline

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Dunfermline

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Dunfermline

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Dunfermline

Business Analyst
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dunfermline

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunfermline 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 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) SAS
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
1 3 (37.50%) BPMN
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dunfermline by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunfermline 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 3 (37.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
1 3 (37.50%) BPMN
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB