The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Fife 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 3 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 14.29% 2.63% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.81% 2.70% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£410 - -
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 £34.00 £27.50 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -0.23%
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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 Fife 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
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
27 37 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 96.43% 97.37% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 21
Average daily rate £288 £338 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +53.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £220 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £530 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.10 £55.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Business Analyst
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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%) SAS
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) BPMN
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 (60.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Use Case
1 1 (20.00%) BPMN
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis