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 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 32 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 47 59 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.50% 8.95% 13.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.86% 9.41% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 60
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
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
802 627 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.80% 95.14% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 336 397
Average daily rate £353 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.06 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 56 (50.45%) Finance
2 44 (39.64%) Business Analysis
3 32 (28.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (27.93%) Banking
5 16 (14.41%) SQL
6 15 (13.51%) Migration
7 14 (12.61%) Wealth Management
7 14 (12.61%) GAP Analysis
8 13 (11.71%) Data Analysis
9 11 (9.91%) Project Management
9 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (8.11%) Asset Management
11 9 (8.11%) Content Management
12 8 (7.21%) Investment Banking
13 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
13 6 (5.41%) FatWire
13 6 (5.41%) IVR
13 6 (5.41%) BPR
13 6 (5.41%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (5.41%) Analytics
14 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (4.50%) Use Case
14 5 (4.50%) Degree
14 5 (4.50%) ISEB
14 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.50%) Data Modelling
14 5 (4.50%) Oracle
14 5 (4.50%) ITIL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 6 (5.41%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.60%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.80%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.90%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.70%) QlikView
3 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.90%) MS Access
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 56 (50.45%) Finance
2 31 (27.93%) Banking
3 8 (7.21%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.50%) Back Office
6 4 (3.60%) Front Office
6 4 (3.60%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.60%) Private Banking
6 4 (3.60%) Retail
7 3 (2.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) IVR
3 4 (3.60%) Equities
4 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.80%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.90%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (39.64%) Business Analysis
2 32 (28.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (13.51%) Migration
4 14 (12.61%) Wealth Management
4 14 (12.61%) GAP Analysis
5 13 (11.71%) Data Analysis
6 11 (9.91%) Project Management
7 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.11%) Asset Management
8 9 (8.11%) Content Management
9 6 (5.41%) BPR
9 6 (5.41%) Analytics
10 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (4.50%) Use Case
10 5 (4.50%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.50%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.50%) ITIL
10 5 (4.50%) Change Management
11 4 (3.60%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) SQL
2 3 (2.70%) VBA
3 2 (1.80%) Java
4 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (4.50%) Degree
1 5 (4.50%) ISEB
2 2 (1.80%) CBAP
2 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.90%) HNC
3 1 (0.90%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) Basel III
2 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) MiFID
2 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.90%) Basel II
2 1 (0.90%) FATCA
2 1 (0.90%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.90%) COREP
2 1 (0.90%) FINREP
Vendors
1 6 (5.41%) FatWire
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) Genesys
4 3 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.80%) Twitter
5 2 (1.80%) Cognos
6 1 (0.90%) Actimize
6 1 (0.90%) Linedata
6 1 (0.90%) Charles River
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.90%) Sybase
6 1 (0.90%) BI-SAM
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