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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 10 22 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 99 49 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 11.39% 7.77% 14.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.87% 8.24% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 15 67
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.69 - £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £21.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+82.55% -33.33%
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
834 595 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.97% 94.29% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 304 459
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 £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 17
Average hourly rate £20.69 £15.50 £16.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.48% -6.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.50 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -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 31 March 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 31 March 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 83 (56.46%) Finance
2 52 (35.37%) Business Analysis
3 37 (25.17%) Banking
4 25 (17.01%) Data Analysis
4 25 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (12.24%) MS Office
7 17 (11.56%) Wealth Management
8 16 (10.88%) Data Modelling
9 15 (10.20%) SQL
9 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 13 (8.84%) Migration
11 12 (8.16%) Change Management
11 12 (8.16%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (8.16%) Project Management
11 12 (8.16%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.48%) Oracle
12 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
12 11 (7.48%) BPMN
13 10 (6.80%) Investment Management
13 10 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (6.12%) MS Visio
14 9 (6.12%) Requirements Engineering
15 8 (5.44%) Waterfall
15 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (5.44%) Business Objects
15 8 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 7 (4.76%) Business Transformation

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 6 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.36%) SAS
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (12.24%) MS Office
2 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.68%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.36%) QlikView
2 2 (1.36%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 83 (56.46%) Finance
2 37 (25.17%) Banking
3 5 (3.40%) Retail
3 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.72%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.04%) Legal
5 3 (2.04%) Front Office
5 3 (2.04%) Back Office
5 3 (2.04%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.40%) XML
2 3 (2.04%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.72%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.04%) Equities
4 1 (0.68%) Derivative
4 1 (0.68%) CMDB
4 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.36%) Windows
2 1 (0.68%) AIX
2 1 (0.68%) Linux
2 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (35.37%) Business Analysis
2 25 (17.01%) Data Analysis
2 25 (17.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (11.56%) Wealth Management
5 16 (10.88%) Data Modelling
6 13 (8.84%) Migration
7 12 (8.16%) Project Management
7 12 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.16%) Change Management
7 12 (8.16%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (7.48%) BPMN
9 10 (6.80%) Investment Management
9 10 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.12%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (6.12%) Requirements Engineering
11 8 (5.44%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.76%) Business Transformation
13 6 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.20%) SQL
2 5 (3.40%) Java
3 2 (1.36%) VBA
4 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (3.40%) ISEB
2 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.36%) Degree
3 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.68%) FINREP
2 1 (0.68%) GAAP
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.48%) Oracle
3 8 (5.44%) Business Objects
4 6 (4.08%) Charles River
5 4 (2.72%) Kofax
6 3 (2.04%) IBM
7 2 (1.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.68%) Google
8 1 (0.68%) Twitter
8 1 (0.68%) Citrix
8 1 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
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