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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 8 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 115 53 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.88% 7.65% 12.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.47% 8.19% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 22 64
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £371
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.35 - £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £27.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+51.85% -18.18%
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
854 647 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.63% 93.36% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 344 478
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 19
Average hourly rate £23.25 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 88 (55.00%) Finance
2 58 (36.25%) Business Analysis
3 38 (23.75%) Banking
4 33 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 21 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (11.88%) MS Office
8 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
9 16 (10.00%) SQL
9 16 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 15 (9.38%) Wealth Management
11 14 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (8.75%) Change Management
11 14 (8.75%) Migration
12 13 (8.13%) GAP Analysis
12 13 (8.13%) MS Excel
13 12 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (6.88%) Investment Management
14 11 (6.88%) BPMN
14 11 (6.88%) Oracle
14 11 (6.88%) PRINCE2
15 10 (6.25%) Business Objects
15 10 (6.25%) Project Management
16 9 (5.63%) MS Visio
16 9 (5.63%) Java
16 9 (5.63%) XML
16 9 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (5.63%) Requirements Engineering
17 8 (5.00%) Waterfall

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.25%) SAS
3 1 (0.63%) CMS
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (11.88%) MS Office
2 13 (8.13%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.63%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (3.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.63%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) QlikView
3 2 (1.25%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 88 (55.00%) Finance
2 38 (23.75%) Banking
3 5 (3.13%) Retail
3 5 (3.13%) Back Office
3 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.88%) Front Office
5 3 (1.88%) Legal
5 3 (1.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) XML
2 3 (1.88%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.50%) Equities
3 3 (1.88%) Fixed Income
3 3 (1.88%) SWIFT
3 3 (1.88%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.63%) CMDB
4 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.63%) NHS
4 1 (0.63%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.25%) Windows
2 1 (0.63%) AIX
2 1 (0.63%) Linux
2 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.25%) Business Analysis
2 33 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 21 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 15 (9.38%) Wealth Management
7 14 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (8.75%) Change Management
7 14 (8.75%) Migration
8 13 (8.13%) GAP Analysis
9 12 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (6.88%) Investment Management
10 11 (6.88%) BPMN
10 11 (6.88%) PRINCE2
11 10 (6.25%) Project Management
12 9 (5.63%) Requirements Engineering
13 8 (5.00%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (4.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (3.75%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.00%) SQL
2 9 (5.63%) Java
3 2 (1.25%) VBA
4 1 (0.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (3.13%) ISEB
2 2 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) ACCA
3 1 (0.63%) CIMA
3 1 (0.63%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) FINREP
2 3 (1.88%) COREP
2 3 (1.88%) QA
3 2 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) GAAP
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (10.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.88%) Oracle
3 10 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 8 (5.00%) Kofax
5 7 (4.38%) IBM
6 6 (3.75%) Charles River
7 2 (1.25%) SAP
7 2 (1.25%) Tableau
8 1 (0.63%) Twitter
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
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