The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 25 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 164 92 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.48% 3.48% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 4.53% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 45 50
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £31.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +53.65%
Business Analysis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2348 2032 1850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.42% 76.80% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1203 1099 924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 33 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £28.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +51.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Scotland region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Scotland region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 85 £350 -4.10% 13
Glasgow +12 51 £375 -6.25% 7
Stirling - 9 £375 - 2
West Lothian -4 7 £345 - 1
North Lanarkshire -11 3 £358 +30.00%
Dundee -10 2 - - 1
Fife - 1 £328 -
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 178 (53.13%) Finance
2 137 (40.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 112 (33.43%) Banking
4 59 (17.61%) Project Management
5 47 (14.03%) Data Analysis
6 36 (10.75%) GAP Analysis
7 34 (10.15%) Retail
8 33 (9.85%) Migration
8 33 (9.85%) Validation
9 32 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (8.36%) PRINCE2
11 27 (8.06%) MS Visio
12 26 (7.76%) Data Modelling
12 26 (7.76%) SQL
13 25 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
14 24 (7.16%) Change Management
14 24 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (6.87%) Target Operating Model
15 23 (6.87%) Use Case
15 23 (6.87%) Investment Banking
16 21 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (6.27%) MS Office
16 21 (6.27%) MS Excel
17 20 (5.97%) Retail Banking
18 18 (5.37%) Requirements Management
18 18 (5.37%) BPMN
19 15 (4.48%) ISEB
19 15 (4.48%) Investment Management
19 15 (4.48%) Requirements Engineering
20 13 (3.88%) Degree

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.09%) SAS
3 5 (1.49%) IBM Notes
4 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.30%) Lync
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (8.06%) MS Visio
2 21 (6.27%) MS Office
2 21 (6.27%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.39%) MS Project
5 2 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) Workday HCM
2 2 (0.60%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.60%) Maximo
2 2 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.90%) Intranet
2 1 (0.30%) MPLS
2 1 (0.30%) Firewall
2 1 (0.30%) NAS
2 1 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.30%) ADSL
2 1 (0.30%) ATM
2 1 (0.30%) LAN
2 1 (0.30%) WAN
2 1 (0.30%) DHCP
2 1 (0.30%) DNS
2 1 (0.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.58%) MS Access
2 12 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.69%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.60%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (0.60%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.30%) OLAP
6 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.30%) TKPROF
6 1 (0.30%) QlikView
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.30%) Big Data
6 1 (0.30%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Toad
1 2 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 178 (53.13%) Finance
2 112 (33.43%) Banking
3 34 (10.15%) Retail
4 23 (6.87%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.97%) Retail Banking
6 12 (3.58%) Back Office
7 4 (1.19%) Private Banking
8 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.90%) Legal
9 2 (0.60%) Billing
9 2 (0.60%) Front Office
9 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.60%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.60%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 278 (82.99%) Analyst
2 249 (74.33%) Business Analyst
3 28 (8.36%) Banking Business Analyst
4 21 (6.27%) Project Manager
5 19 (5.67%) Data Analyst
6 18 (5.37%) Senior Business Analyst
6 18 (5.37%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (4.48%) Financial Business Analyst
7 15 (4.48%) Payments Business Analyst
8 14 (4.18%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 13 (3.88%) Lead Business Analyst
9 13 (3.88%) Developer
10 11 (3.28%) IT Business Analyst
11 9 (2.69%) Change Analyst
11 9 (2.69%) Business Systems Analyst
11 9 (2.69%) Systems Analyst
12 6 (1.79%) Charles River Business Analyst
13 5 (1.49%) Consultant
13 5 (1.49%) Process Analyst
13 5 (1.49%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.69%) .NET
2 6 (1.79%) HTML
3 5 (1.49%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (1.49%) Entity Framework
3 5 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.49%) CSS
4 4 (1.19%) Web Services
4 4 (1.19%) XML
4 4 (1.19%) XSLT
5 1 (0.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.28%) Data Centre
3 8 (2.39%) Reference Data
4 7 (2.09%) Derivative
5 6 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 5 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.19%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.19%) User Experience
8 3 (0.90%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.90%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.60%) NHS
9 2 (0.60%) Equities
9 2 (0.60%) Statistics
10 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.30%) PKI
10 1 (0.30%) Replication
10 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.30%) Social Media
10 1 (0.30%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.19%) Windows
2 2 (0.60%) Linux
2 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.60%) UNIX
3 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (40.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 59 (17.61%) Project Management
3 47 (14.03%) Data Analysis
4 36 (10.75%) GAP Analysis
5 33 (9.85%) Validation
5 33 (9.85%) Migration
6 32 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (8.36%) PRINCE2
8 26 (7.76%) Data Modelling
9 25 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
10 24 (7.16%) Change Management
11 23 (6.87%) Use Case
11 23 (6.87%) Target Operating Model
12 21 (6.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (5.37%) BPMN
13 18 (5.37%) Requirements Management
14 15 (4.48%) Investment Management
14 15 (4.48%) Requirements Engineering
15 13 (3.88%) Wealth Management
15 13 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.76%) SQL
2 9 (2.69%) VBA
3 8 (2.39%) C#
3 8 (2.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.60%) C
5 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (4.48%) ISEB
2 13 (3.88%) Degree
3 6 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ACCA
7 1 (0.30%) CIMA
7 1 (0.30%) MBA
7 1 (0.30%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (2.09%) QA
2 6 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.49%) EMIR
4 4 (1.19%) FINREP
5 3 (0.90%) MiFID
5 3 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.90%) COREP
6 2 (0.60%) FATCA
7 1 (0.30%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.60%) XenApp
2 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.30%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (3.88%) Oracle
2 12 (3.58%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.69%) Charles River
4 5 (1.49%) Lotus
5 4 (1.19%) HP
5 4 (1.19%) EMC
6 3 (0.90%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.90%) Cognos
7 2 (0.60%) SAP
7 2 (0.60%) Genesys
7 2 (0.60%) Teradata
7 2 (0.60%) IBM
7 2 (0.60%) Verint
8 1 (0.30%) VMware
8 1 (0.30%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Reuters
8 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.30%) Actimize
8 1 (0.30%) Northgate
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