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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 24 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 47 48 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.49% 7.96% 12.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 8.48% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 38
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £280 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.32% -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
686 566 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.75% 93.86% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 270 337
Average daily rate £363 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £125.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 54 (54.00%) Finance
2 40 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 22 (22.00%) Banking
4 21 (21.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (14.00%) Migration
6 13 (13.00%) Wealth Management
7 12 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (12.00%) Project Management
8 11 (11.00%) SQL
8 11 (11.00%) Data Analysis
9 10 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (9.00%) Analytics
11 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (8.00%) Use Case
11 8 (8.00%) Content Management
11 8 (8.00%) Change Management
11 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.00%) Investment Banking
12 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (6.00%) Asset Management
13 6 (6.00%) UML
13 6 (6.00%) Front Office
13 6 (6.00%) BPR
14 5 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
14 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
14 5 (5.00%) CMS
14 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
14 5 (5.00%) Oracle
14 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (2.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
2 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (3.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.00%) QlikView
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 54 (54.00%) Finance
2 22 (22.00%) Banking
3 7 (7.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.00%) Front Office
5 4 (4.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.00%) Private Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.00%) Equities
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
4 1 (1.00%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.00%) Derivative
4 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 21 (21.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.00%) Migration
4 13 (13.00%) Wealth Management
5 12 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.00%) Project Management
6 11 (11.00%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (9.00%) Analytics
9 8 (8.00%) Use Case
9 8 (8.00%) Content Management
9 8 (8.00%) Change Management
9 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (6.00%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.00%) UML
11 6 (6.00%) BPR
12 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.00%) SQL
2 4 (4.00%) VBA
3 2 (2.00%) Java
4 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.00%) HNC
3 1 (1.00%) HND
3 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) MiFID
2 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle
2 3 (3.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (3.00%) Google
3 2 (2.00%) Twitter
3 2 (2.00%) Actimize
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) FatWire
4 1 (1.00%) Charles River
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