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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 5 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 125 55 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.64% 7.77% 8.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.49% 8.26% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 25 49
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£375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £265 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.35 - £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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
807 666 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.50% 94.07% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 364 444
Average daily rate £353 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 18
Average hourly rate £23.46 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.32% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £24.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 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 29 May 2015.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 123 (60.00%) Finance
2 74 (36.10%) Business Analysis
3 53 (25.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (23.41%) Banking
5 27 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (12.20%) Data Analysis
6 25 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 22 (10.73%) Data Modelling
7 22 (10.73%) SQL
8 20 (9.76%) MS Office
9 18 (8.78%) GAP Analysis
10 17 (8.29%) Migration
10 17 (8.29%) Wealth Management
11 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (6.83%) Change Management
13 14 (6.83%) PRINCE2
13 14 (6.83%) MS Excel
13 14 (6.83%) Investment Management
14 13 (6.34%) Oracle
14 13 (6.34%) Charles River
14 13 (6.34%) MS Visio
15 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (5.85%) Business Objects
15 12 (5.85%) BPMN
15 12 (5.85%) SDLC
16 11 (5.37%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (5.37%) Project Management
17 10 (4.88%) Requirements Engineering
18 9 (4.39%) Waterfall

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.49%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (9.76%) MS Office
2 14 (6.83%) MS Excel
3 13 (6.34%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (2.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (0.98%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.49%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.49%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.49%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.93%) QlikView
2 5 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.98%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) Big Data
5 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.49%) DTS
5 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) JIRA
1 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 123 (60.00%) Finance
2 48 (23.41%) Banking
3 7 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.41%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.93%) Retail
5 5 (2.44%) Back Office
6 4 (1.95%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) XML
2 3 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (1.46%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.93%) Equities
3 5 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.46%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.46%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.46%) SWIFT
5 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.98%) CMDB
6 1 (0.49%) Social Media
6 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.46%) Windows
2 2 (0.98%) AIX
2 2 (0.98%) Linux
3 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (36.10%) Business Analysis
2 53 (25.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.20%) Data Analysis
5 22 (10.73%) Data Modelling
6 18 (8.78%) GAP Analysis
7 17 (8.29%) Migration
7 17 (8.29%) Wealth Management
8 15 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (6.83%) Change Management
9 14 (6.83%) PRINCE2
9 14 (6.83%) Investment Management
10 12 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.85%) BPMN
10 12 (5.85%) SDLC
11 11 (5.37%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (5.37%) Project Management
12 10 (4.88%) Requirements Engineering
13 9 (4.39%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.90%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.73%) SQL
2 9 (4.39%) Java
3 3 (1.46%) VBA
4 2 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.49%) C#
5 1 (0.49%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (3.41%) ISEB
2 5 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.98%) Degree
4 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) ACCA
5 1 (0.49%) CIMA
5 1 (0.49%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) QA
2 4 (1.95%) FINREP
3 3 (1.46%) COREP
4 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.98%) FATCA
5 1 (0.49%) EMIR
5 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.49%) MiFID
5 1 (0.49%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.34%) Oracle
2 13 (6.34%) Charles River
3 12 (5.85%) Business Objects
4 8 (3.90%) Kofax
4 8 (3.90%) IBM
5 4 (1.95%) Tableau
6 3 (1.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) Twitter
7 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.49%) Citrix
7 1 (0.49%) Sybase
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