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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 21 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 52 47 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.09% 7.74% 12.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.53% 8.19% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 43
Average daily rate
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£338 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £505 £379
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 £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
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
691 574 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.27% 94.56% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 286 355
Average daily rate £350 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 22
Average hourly rate £16.16 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.84% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £125.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 52 (53.06%) Finance
2 42 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 20 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.33%) Banking
5 15 (15.31%) Project Management
6 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (13.27%) Migration
7 13 (13.27%) SQL
8 11 (11.22%) Change Management
8 11 (11.22%) Data Analysis
9 10 (10.20%) Content Management
9 10 (10.20%) Wealth Management
9 10 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.18%) Data Modelling
10 9 (9.18%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (9.18%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (9.18%) Analytics
11 7 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.14%) BPR
11 7 (7.14%) MS Visio
11 7 (7.14%) Oracle
11 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.14%) UML
11 7 (7.14%) XML
11 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (6.12%) CMS
12 6 (6.12%) Use Case
12 6 (6.12%) Degree
13 5 (5.10%) Asset Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.12%) CMS
2 2 (2.04%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) MS Project
4 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (3.06%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) QlikView
2 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (53.06%) Finance
2 16 (16.33%) Banking
3 5 (5.10%) Front Office
4 4 (4.08%) Marketing
4 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.04%) Equities
4 1 (1.02%) Derivative
4 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.02%) iPad
4 1 (1.02%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.02%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 20 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.31%) Project Management
4 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.27%) Migration
6 11 (11.22%) Change Management
6 11 (11.22%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.20%) Content Management
7 10 (10.20%) Wealth Management
7 10 (10.20%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.18%) Data Modelling
8 9 (9.18%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (9.18%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (9.18%) Analytics
9 7 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.14%) BPR
9 7 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.14%) UML
10 6 (6.12%) Use Case
11 5 (5.10%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.27%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) VBA
2 4 (4.08%) Java
3 1 (1.02%) C#
3 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.12%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) HNC
4 1 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) MiFID
1 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Oracle
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) Kofax
3 3 (3.06%) Google
3 3 (3.06%) IBM
3 3 (3.06%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.04%) Twitter
4 2 (2.04%) FatWire
4 2 (2.04%) Actimize
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