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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 55 24 47
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +23
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 105 168 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.57% 5.69% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 7.08% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 116 50
Median daily rate £363 £378 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £44.22 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-35.54% +45.80%
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
2459 2372 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.58% 80.27% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1223 1164
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £262 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 63 36
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.89 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 77 £360 +2.85% 6
Glasgow -31 16 £373 -3.87%
Renfrewshire - 3 £224 -
West Lothian +6 2 £348 +0.72% 1
Stirling -7 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £400 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
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UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 98 (47.12%) Finance
2 65 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (30.77%) Banking
4 49 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (17.31%) Retail
7 33 (15.87%) Change Management
7 33 (15.87%) Process Improvement
8 31 (14.90%) Project Management
9 28 (13.46%) MS Visio
9 28 (13.46%) Retail Banking
10 24 (11.54%) SQL
11 23 (11.06%) Migration
12 21 (10.10%) MS Office
12 21 (10.10%) PRINCE2
12 21 (10.10%) Data Analysis
13 19 (9.13%) Business Process Improvement
14 18 (8.65%) Use Case
15 17 (8.17%) Process Management
15 17 (8.17%) User Stories
16 16 (7.69%) MS Excel
17 15 (7.21%) Microsoft
17 15 (7.21%) Validation
18 14 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
20 12 (5.77%) ITIL
20 12 (5.77%) Oracle
20 12 (5.77%) CMS
20 12 (5.77%) Risk Management
21 11 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.77%) CMS
2 9 (4.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (13.46%) MS Visio
2 21 (10.10%) MS Office
3 16 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 7 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.96%) MS Project
7 1 (0.48%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.48%) Primavera
2 1 (0.48%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.48%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.40%) SaaS
2 4 (1.92%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) Intranet
2 1 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.40%) MS Access
2 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) Big Data
5 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.48%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.48%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (3.85%) JIRA
2 5 (2.40%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.44%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.48%) Moq
6 1 (0.48%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.48%) WatiN
General
1 98 (47.12%) Finance
2 64 (30.77%) Banking
3 36 (17.31%) Retail
4 28 (13.46%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.44%) Back Office
7 2 (0.96%) Front Office
7 2 (0.96%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 159 (76.44%) Analyst
2 137 (65.87%) Business Analyst
3 14 (6.73%) Project Manager
3 14 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 12 (5.77%) Digital Analyst
5 12 (5.77%) Digital Business Analyst
5 12 (5.77%) Finance Business Analyst
5 12 (5.77%) Process Analyst
6 11 (5.29%) Service Analyst
7 10 (4.81%) Developer
7 10 (4.81%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (4.33%) Financial Business Analyst
8 9 (4.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 8 (3.85%) Data Business Analyst
10 7 (3.37%) Banking Analyst
10 7 (3.37%) Change Analyst
10 7 (3.37%) Payments Business Analyst
11 5 (2.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (2.40%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.40%) Web Services
2 4 (1.92%) CSS
2 4 (1.92%) HTML
3 3 (1.44%) Spring
3 3 (1.44%) XML
4 2 (0.96%) jQuery
5 1 (0.48%) .NET
5 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.48%) HTML5
5 1 (0.48%) J2EE
5 1 (0.48%) Java EE
5 1 (0.48%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.48%) Ninject
5 1 (0.48%) SOAP
5 1 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.81%) User Experience
3 9 (4.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.92%) CMDB
5 4 (1.92%) Equities
5 4 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.44%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.44%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.48%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.48%) Derivative
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.48%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.48%) PKI
8 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 49 (23.56%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (15.87%) Change Management
3 33 (15.87%) Process Improvement
4 31 (14.90%) Project Management
5 23 (11.06%) Migration
6 21 (10.10%) Data Analysis
6 21 (10.10%) PRINCE2
7 19 (9.13%) Business Process Improvement
8 18 (8.65%) Use Case
9 17 (8.17%) Process Management
9 17 (8.17%) User Stories
10 15 (7.21%) Validation
11 14 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (5.77%) ITIL
13 12 (5.77%) Risk Management
14 11 (5.29%) Asset Management
14 11 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (4.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.54%) SQL
2 6 (2.88%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.92%) Java
4 3 (1.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.96%) VBA
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.33%) Degree
2 8 (3.85%) ISEB
3 7 (3.37%) PMI Certification
3 7 (3.37%) PMP
4 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) IIBA
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (3.85%) QA
3 4 (1.92%) SLA
4 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) MiFID
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) SEPA
Vendors
1 15 (7.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.77%) Oracle
3 9 (4.33%) Sitecore
4 8 (3.85%) SAP
5 4 (1.92%) HP
5 4 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.44%) Avaya
6 3 (1.44%) Verint
7 2 (0.96%) EMC
7 2 (0.96%) IBM
8 1 (0.48%) Cognos
8 1 (0.48%) Sybase