The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 24 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 52 47 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.00% 7.85% 12.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.33% 8.27% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 55
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
709 568 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.42% 94.82% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 260 428
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 18
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.93 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £109.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 58 (56.31%) Finance
2 39 (37.86%) Business Analysis
3 23 (22.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (18.45%) Banking
5 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (14.56%) Project Management
7 13 (12.62%) Change Management
8 12 (11.65%) Migration
8 12 (11.65%) SQL
8 12 (11.65%) Data Analysis
8 12 (11.65%) Wealth Management
9 11 (10.68%) PRINCE2
10 10 (9.71%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.71%) Data Modelling
11 9 (8.74%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (8.74%) BPMN
11 9 (8.74%) Analytics
12 8 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (7.77%) Content Management
13 7 (6.80%) ISEB
14 6 (5.83%) Front Office
14 6 (5.83%) MS Visio
14 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
14 6 (5.83%) XML
14 6 (5.83%) Waterfall
14 6 (5.83%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (5.83%) Requirements Engineering
14 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (4.85%) Business Transformation
15 5 (4.85%) Use Case

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (2.91%) CMS
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Visio
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.91%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.97%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.97%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.94%) QlikView
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 58 (56.31%) Finance
2 19 (18.45%) Banking
3 6 (5.83%) Front Office
4 4 (3.88%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.88%) Marketing
5 3 (2.91%) Back Office
6 2 (1.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) XML
2 1 (0.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) SWIFT
2 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.97%) Derivative
3 1 (0.97%) Equities
3 1 (0.97%) Biometrics
3 1 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Business Analysis
2 23 (22.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (15.53%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.56%) Project Management
5 13 (12.62%) Change Management
6 12 (11.65%) Migration
6 12 (11.65%) Data Analysis
6 12 (11.65%) Wealth Management
7 11 (10.68%) PRINCE2
8 10 (9.71%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.71%) Data Modelling
9 9 (8.74%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (8.74%) BPMN
9 9 (8.74%) Analytics
10 8 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.77%) Content Management
11 6 (5.83%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.83%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (5.83%) Requirements Engineering
12 5 (4.85%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.65%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) VBA
2 4 (3.88%) Java
3 1 (0.97%) C#
3 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) ISEB
2 3 (2.91%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.97%) QA
1 1 (0.97%) MiFID
Vendors
1 5 (4.85%) Oracle
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) Kofax
3 3 (2.91%) Google
3 3 (2.91%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.91%) IBM
3 3 (2.91%) Charles River
4 2 (1.94%) Actimize
5 1 (0.97%) Twitter
5 1 (0.97%) FatWire
5 1 (0.97%) SAP
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