The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 19 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 57 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.41% 3.52% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 4.42% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £326 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +65.78%
Business Analysis
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
716 678 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.54% 79.58% 72.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 306 269
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.64 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.57% +75.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Glasgow region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 61 (53.51%) Finance
2 42 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (25.44%) Banking
4 19 (16.67%) Project Management
5 14 (12.28%) Degree
6 12 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 12 (10.53%) SQL
7 11 (9.65%) Data Modelling
8 9 (7.89%) MS Visio
8 9 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (7.02%) BPR
9 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.02%) PRINCE2
10 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
10 7 (6.14%) Retail
10 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
10 7 (6.14%) Retail Banking
11 6 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (5.26%) Migration
11 6 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
12 5 (4.39%) BPMN
12 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (4.39%) Oracle
12 5 (4.39%) PRINCE
13 4 (3.51%) Change Management
13 4 (3.51%) MS Project
13 4 (3.51%) Web Services
13 4 (3.51%) XML

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.51%) MS Project
3 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Workday HCM
2 2 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.75%) Maximo
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.88%) SAP FI-GL
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) SAN
1 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.75%) MS Access
4 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.75%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.75%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 2 (1.75%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.88%) QlikView
5 1 (0.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (53.51%) Finance
2 29 (25.44%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 88 (77.19%) Analyst
2 81 (71.05%) Business Analyst
3 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 9 (7.89%) Lead Business Analyst
3 9 (7.89%) Payments Business Analyst
4 7 (6.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 5 (4.39%) Architect
6 5 (4.39%) Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (4.39%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) Junior
7 4 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.63%) Junior Project Manager
9 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (1.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (1.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) Web Services
1 4 (3.51%) XML
1 4 (3.51%) XSLT
2 1 (0.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.75%) Derivative
3 2 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Social Media
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) NHS
4 1 (0.88%) Equities
4 1 (0.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.63%) UNIX
2 2 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (16.67%) Project Management
3 12 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 11 (9.65%) Data Modelling
5 9 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (7.02%) BPR
6 8 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.02%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.26%) Migration
8 6 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.26%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (4.39%) BPMN
9 5 (4.39%) PRINCE
10 4 (3.51%) Change Management
10 4 (3.51%) Validation
10 4 (3.51%) ITIL
10 4 (3.51%) Information Management
10 4 (3.51%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.51%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) VBA
2 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.88%) C
2 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.75%) ISEB
2 2 (1.75%) PMP
2 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.88%) CFA
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) FINREP
2 3 (2.63%) COREP
2 3 (2.63%) QA
2 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.88%) GAAP
4 1 (0.88%) MiFID
4 1 (0.88%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle
3 3 (2.63%) Teradata
4 2 (1.75%) SAP
4 2 (1.75%) Cognos
5 1 (0.88%) SmartStream
5 1 (0.88%) Charles River
5 1 (0.88%) VMware