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 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 Analyst
Rank 6 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 129 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.51% 6.22% 8.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.23% 6.68% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 26 37
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 £263 £305 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.08 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +11.19%
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
847 793 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.28% 93.08% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 370 339
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 16
Average hourly rate £51.00 £16.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+209.09% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £158.80 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 August 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 August 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.

1 144 (56.47%) Finance
2 81 (31.76%) Business Analysis
3 64 (25.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (23.53%) Banking
5 42 (16.47%) SQL
6 29 (11.37%) Data Modelling
7 28 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (9.41%) Data Analysis
11 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
12 19 (7.45%) Change Management
12 19 (7.45%) SDLC
13 18 (7.06%) Security Cleared
13 18 (7.06%) Migration
14 17 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
14 17 (6.67%) MS Visio
14 17 (6.67%) MS Office
15 16 (6.27%) Oracle
16 15 (5.88%) Project Management
16 15 (5.88%) Waterfall
17 14 (5.49%) Telecoms
18 13 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
19 12 (4.71%) PRINCE2
19 12 (4.71%) UML
19 12 (4.71%) MS Excel
20 11 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
20 11 (4.31%) Use Case
21 10 (3.92%) Retail

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (6.67%) MS Office
1 17 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (4.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.96%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.39%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.39%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
1 1 (0.39%) PaaS
1 1 (0.39%) IaaS
1 1 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.75%) QlikView
4 4 (1.57%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.18%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.39%) DTS
6 1 (0.39%) DataStage
6 1 (0.39%) dBASE
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) BODI
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Toad
1 1 (0.39%) JIRA
1 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
General
1 144 (56.47%) Finance
2 60 (23.53%) Banking
3 14 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.92%) Retail
4 10 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.53%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.96%) Legal
7 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.78%) Back Office
9 2 (0.78%) Local Government
10 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.39%) Front Office
10 1 (0.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.96%) XML
2 3 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.39%) Web Services
3 1 (0.39%) XSLT
3 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.75%) Fixed Income
2 7 (2.75%) Derivative
3 6 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (2.35%) Equities
3 6 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (0.78%) CMDB
5 2 (0.78%) NHS
6 1 (0.39%) GIS
6 1 (0.39%) PKI
6 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.18%) Windows
1 3 (1.18%) AIX
2 2 (0.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.76%) Business Analysis
2 64 (25.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 29 (11.37%) Data Modelling
4 28 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (9.41%) Data Analysis
7 19 (7.45%) Change Management
7 19 (7.45%) SDLC
8 18 (7.06%) Migration
9 17 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (5.88%) Project Management
10 15 (5.88%) Waterfall
11 13 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.71%) PRINCE2
12 12 (4.71%) UML
13 11 (4.31%) Use Case
14 9 (3.53%) Wealth Management
14 9 (3.53%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (3.53%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (3.53%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (16.47%) SQL
2 5 (1.96%) Java
3 4 (1.57%) VBA
4 3 (1.18%) C
5 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.39%) VB
6 1 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 18 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.75%) ISEB
3 4 (1.57%) Degree
4 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.18%) PMP
4 3 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) ACCA
5 1 (0.39%) CIMA
5 1 (0.39%) MOS
5 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.39%) CFA
5 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.96%) QA
3 4 (1.57%) FINREP
4 3 (1.18%) COREP
5 2 (0.78%) FATCA
6 1 (0.39%) EMIR
6 1 (0.39%) GAAP
6 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.39%) MiFID
Vendors
1 22 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.27%) Oracle
3 7 (2.75%) Charles River
4 6 (2.35%) IBM
5 5 (1.96%) SAP
6 4 (1.57%) Kofax
6 4 (1.57%) Tableau
7 2 (0.78%) Cognos
7 2 (0.78%) Sybase
8 1 (0.39%) Trillium
8 1 (0.39%) SmartStream
8 1 (0.39%) Informatica
8 1 (0.39%) Lotus
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