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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 25 18 5
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 53 53 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.12% 7.68% 16.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.56% 8.08% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 67
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£350 £369 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +9.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £190 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +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
808 656 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.30% 95.07% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 351 369
Average daily rate £350 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.80 £18.00 £28.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 53 (49.07%) Finance
2 43 (39.81%) Business Analysis
3 32 (29.63%) Banking
4 30 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (14.81%) SQL
6 14 (12.96%) Wealth Management
7 13 (12.04%) Data Analysis
7 13 (12.04%) GAP Analysis
8 11 (10.19%) Migration
8 11 (10.19%) Project Management
9 10 (9.26%) Investment Banking
10 9 (8.33%) Asset Management
11 6 (5.56%) BPR
11 6 (5.56%) FatWire
11 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
11 6 (5.56%) Oracle
11 6 (5.56%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.56%) Content Management
11 6 (5.56%) IVR
11 6 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
12 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (4.63%) Degree
12 5 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.63%) ISEB
12 5 (4.63%) ITIL
12 5 (4.63%) Back Office
12 5 (4.63%) Oracle EBS
13 4 (3.70%) Front Office
13 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
2 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.85%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.93%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.93%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.78%) QlikView
3 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) MS Access
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle OWB
General
1 53 (49.07%) Finance
2 32 (29.63%) Banking
3 10 (9.26%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.63%) Back Office
6 4 (3.70%) Front Office
6 4 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.70%) Private Banking
6 4 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (0.93%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) IVR
2 4 (3.70%) Equities
3 2 (1.85%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.85%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.81%) Business Analysis
2 30 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (12.96%) Wealth Management
4 13 (12.04%) Data Analysis
4 13 (12.04%) GAP Analysis
5 11 (10.19%) Migration
5 11 (10.19%) Project Management
6 9 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 6 (5.56%) BPR
7 6 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 6 (5.56%) Content Management
8 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.63%) ITIL
9 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.70%) UML
9 4 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.70%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.81%) SQL
2 4 (3.70%) VBA
3 2 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) R
4 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Degree
1 5 (4.63%) ISEB
2 2 (1.85%) CBAP
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.93%) HNC
3 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.85%) Basel III
3 1 (0.93%) FATCA
3 1 (0.93%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.93%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.93%) COREP
3 1 (0.93%) FINREP
3 1 (0.93%) MiFID
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.93%) Basel II
Vendors
1 6 (5.56%) FatWire
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle
2 4 (3.70%) Business Objects
2 4 (3.70%) Genesys
3 2 (1.85%) Cognos
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.85%) Twitter
4 1 (0.93%) BI-SAM
4 1 (0.93%) Linedata
4 1 (0.93%) Charles River
4 1 (0.93%) SAP
4 1 (0.93%) Sybase
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