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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 30 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 47 56 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.80% 8.79% 13.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.18% 9.29% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 51
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% +15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £222 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £428 £400
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 £27.50 £27.60
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -0.36%
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
761 603 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.95% 94.66% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 327 361
Average daily rate £350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -20.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.16 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 51 (50.50%) Finance
2 42 (41.58%) Business Analysis
3 28 (27.72%) Banking
4 24 (23.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.86%) Migration
5 14 (13.86%) Wealth Management
6 12 (11.88%) SQL
7 11 (10.89%) Project Management
7 11 (10.89%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (10.89%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.91%) Investment Banking
8 9 (8.91%) Asset Management
8 9 (8.91%) Content Management
8 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.91%) Analytics
8 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (6.93%) Use Case
10 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (5.94%) Front Office
10 6 (5.94%) BPR
10 6 (5.94%) Data Modelling
10 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.95%) UML
11 5 (4.95%) Back Office
11 5 (4.95%) CMS
11 5 (4.95%) Degree
12 4 (3.96%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (3.96%) Retail Banking
12 4 (3.96%) Private Banking
12 4 (3.96%) Marketing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (4.95%) CMS
2 3 (2.97%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.97%) MS Office
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (2.97%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.98%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.99%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.97%) QlikView
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.99%) MS Access
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 51 (50.50%) Finance
2 28 (27.72%) Banking
3 9 (8.91%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.94%) Front Office
5 5 (4.95%) Back Office
6 4 (3.96%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.96%) Private Banking
6 4 (3.96%) Marketing
6 4 (3.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.96%) Equities
3 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.99%) IVR
4 1 (0.99%) iPad
4 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.99%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (41.58%) Business Analysis
2 24 (23.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (13.86%) Migration
3 14 (13.86%) Wealth Management
4 11 (10.89%) Project Management
4 11 (10.89%) GAP Analysis
4 11 (10.89%) Data Analysis
5 9 (8.91%) Asset Management
5 9 (8.91%) Content Management
5 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.91%) Analytics
6 7 (6.93%) Use Case
7 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (5.94%) BPR
7 6 (5.94%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.95%) UML
9 4 (3.96%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.96%) Data Mapping
9 4 (3.96%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.88%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) VBA
3 2 (1.98%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) ISEB
3 1 (0.99%) HNC
3 1 (0.99%) HND
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) MiFID
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.99%) Basel II
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.99%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.99%) COREP
2 1 (0.99%) FINREP
2 1 (0.99%) Basel III
Vendors
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle
2 3 (2.97%) Business Objects
2 3 (2.97%) FatWire
2 3 (2.97%) Google
3 2 (1.98%) Actimize
3 2 (1.98%) Twitter
3 2 (1.98%) Cognos
4 1 (0.99%) Linedata
4 1 (0.99%) Charles River
4 1 (0.99%) Sybase
4 1 (0.99%) BI-SAM
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Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 13 days ago