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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 5 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 139 54 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.22% 7.17% 7.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.14% 7.71% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 26 41
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£375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £438 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.22 £30.91 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.28%
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
811 700 814
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.63% 92.96% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 342 386
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 18
Average hourly rate £36.00 £16.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.53% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £118.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 138 (57.02%) Finance
2 78 (32.23%) Business Analysis
3 64 (26.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (25.21%) Banking
5 35 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (10.74%) SQL
7 25 (10.33%) Microsoft
8 24 (9.92%) Data Analysis
9 23 (9.50%) MS Office
9 23 (9.50%) Data Modelling
9 23 (9.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (7.85%) GAP Analysis
10 19 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (7.02%) Waterfall
11 17 (7.02%) MS Visio
12 16 (6.61%) SDLC
13 15 (6.20%) Investment Management
13 15 (6.20%) Wealth Management
14 14 (5.79%) MS Excel
14 14 (5.79%) Change Management
14 14 (5.79%) Migration
15 13 (5.37%) Oracle
15 13 (5.37%) Charles River
15 13 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
16 12 (4.96%) Project Management
16 12 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (4.96%) Business Objects
16 12 (4.96%) PRINCE2
17 11 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
18 10 (4.13%) BPMN

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (9.50%) MS Office
2 17 (7.02%) MS Visio
3 14 (5.79%) MS Excel
4 13 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (2.89%) MS Project
6 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.41%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) SaaS
1 1 (0.41%) PaaS
1 1 (0.41%) IaaS
1 1 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.89%) QlikView
2 6 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.41%) DTS
5 1 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) JIRA
1 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
General
1 138 (57.02%) Finance
2 61 (25.21%) Banking
3 10 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.72%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.89%) Retail
6 6 (2.48%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.07%) Legal
7 5 (2.07%) Back Office
8 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.48%) XML
2 3 (1.24%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.24%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.41%) XSLT
3 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.48%) Equities
3 5 (2.07%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.24%) Derivative
4 3 (1.24%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (1.24%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.24%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.24%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.41%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.41%) Social Media
6 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.41%) PKI
6 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.41%) NHS
6 1 (0.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.24%) Windows
2 2 (0.83%) AIX
2 2 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (32.23%) Business Analysis
2 64 (26.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (9.92%) Data Analysis
5 23 (9.50%) Data Modelling
5 23 (9.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (7.85%) GAP Analysis
7 17 (7.02%) Waterfall
8 16 (6.61%) SDLC
9 15 (6.20%) Wealth Management
9 15 (6.20%) Investment Management
10 14 (5.79%) Migration
10 14 (5.79%) Change Management
11 12 (4.96%) Project Management
11 12 (4.96%) PRINCE2
11 12 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
13 10 (4.13%) UML
13 10 (4.13%) Asset Management
13 10 (4.13%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.74%) SQL
2 5 (2.07%) Java
3 3 (1.24%) VBA
4 2 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (3.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.48%) ISEB
3 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) ACCA
4 1 (0.41%) CIMA
4 1 (0.41%) MOS
4 1 (0.41%) CFA
4 1 (0.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) FINREP
3 3 (1.24%) COREP
4 2 (0.83%) FATCA
4 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) MiFID
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.41%) EMIR
5 1 (0.41%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (10.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.37%) Oracle
2 13 (5.37%) Charles River
3 12 (4.96%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.07%) IBM
5 4 (1.65%) Kofax
5 4 (1.65%) Tableau
6 3 (1.24%) SAP
7 1 (0.41%) Cognos
7 1 (0.41%) Sybase
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix
7 1 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.41%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.41%) Twitter
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