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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 51 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 90 92 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.24% 3.79% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 5.40% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 99
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£378 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £248 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £14.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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
2108 1705 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.80% 70.19% 67.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1133 843 877
Average daily rate £379 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 77
Average hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +44.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 46 £380 - 13
Glasgow -3 27 £350 - 3
Stirling -7 9 £400 -
West Lothian +2 2 - -
Aberdeen -6 2 £465 +20.00% 1
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 86 (43.43%) Finance
2 58 (29.29%) Banking
3 44 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (18.69%) Project Management
5 33 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (15.15%) SQL
7 29 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (13.64%) Migration
9 18 (9.09%) Oracle
9 18 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 16 (8.08%) Asset Management
11 14 (7.07%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.57%) Java
12 13 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (6.57%) Retail
12 13 (6.57%) Wealth Management
12 13 (6.57%) Investment Management
13 12 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 12 (6.06%) UML
14 11 (5.56%) MS Office
14 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
14 11 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (5.56%) Workflow
14 11 (5.56%) Investment Banking
15 10 (5.05%) Sybase
15 10 (5.05%) VBA
15 10 (5.05%) SharePoint
15 10 (5.05%) ISEB
16 9 (4.55%) .NET
16 9 (4.55%) Management Information System

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 10 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.53%) SAS
2 5 (2.53%) CMS
3 4 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.51%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (5.56%) MS Office
2 7 (3.54%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.51%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.51%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.51%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) ATM
1 1 (0.51%) Internet
1 1 (0.51%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.51%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.52%) MS Access
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.01%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.01%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.51%) Ant
2 1 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
General
1 86 (43.43%) Finance
2 58 (29.29%) Banking
3 13 (6.57%) Retail
4 11 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.04%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.03%) Legal
6 6 (3.03%) Front Office
7 3 (1.52%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.01%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) German Language
9 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 150 (75.76%) Analyst
2 128 (64.65%) Business Analyst
3 21 (10.61%) Developer
4 18 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 11 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 10 (5.05%) Consultant
6 10 (5.05%) Banking Business Analyst
7 9 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
8 7 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (3.54%) MI Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) Lead Business Analyst
10 5 (2.53%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.53%) Business Project Manager
10 5 (2.53%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 4 (2.02%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 4 (2.02%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.55%) .NET
2 6 (3.03%) J2EE
3 3 (1.52%) XML
4 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.01%) JDBC
4 2 (1.01%) Java SE
4 2 (1.01%) jQuery
5 1 (0.51%) SOAP
5 1 (0.51%) Web Services
5 1 (0.51%) XSLT
5 1 (0.51%) Middleware
5 1 (0.51%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.51%) WinForms
5 1 (0.51%) Spring
5 1 (0.51%) JSF
5 1 (0.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.54%) Reference Data
4 6 (3.03%) Derivative
5 4 (2.02%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.52%) Equities
6 3 (1.52%) IVR
6 3 (1.52%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.01%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.01%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.51%) Statistics
8 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.51%) Open Source
8 1 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.51%) UNIX
1 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (18.69%) Project Management
3 33 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (13.64%) Migration
5 18 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 16 (8.08%) Asset Management
7 14 (7.07%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.57%) Wealth Management
8 13 (6.57%) Investment Management
9 12 (6.06%) UML
9 12 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (5.56%) Workflow
11 9 (4.55%) Change Management
12 8 (4.04%) Data Management
12 8 (4.04%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.04%) ITIL
12 8 (4.04%) Use Case
13 7 (3.54%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.15%) SQL
2 13 (6.57%) Java
3 10 (5.05%) VBA
4 7 (3.54%) C#
5 5 (2.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.01%) VB
6 2 (1.01%) XPath
7 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.51%) Python
7 1 (0.51%) XQuery
7 1 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (5.05%) ISEB
2 9 (4.55%) Degree
3 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.52%) CBAP
4 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) IIBA
5 1 (0.51%) HNC
5 1 (0.51%) HND
5 1 (0.51%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (1.52%) EMIR
1 3 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.01%) MiFID
3 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.51%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.51%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 18 (9.09%) Oracle
2 10 (5.05%) Sybase
3 5 (2.53%) Business Objects
3 5 (2.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.53%) Charles River
4 4 (2.02%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.02%) FatWire
5 3 (1.52%) BI-SAM
5 3 (1.52%) Linedata
6 2 (1.01%) InterSystems
6 2 (1.01%) Twitter
6 2 (1.01%) SAP
7 1 (0.51%) JBoss
7 1 (0.51%) Cognos
7 1 (0.51%) SunGard
7 1 (0.51%) Genesys
7 1 (0.51%) Informatica
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.51%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.51%) Pega
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