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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
UK / Scotland
Rank 51 47 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 60 89 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.44% 3.52% 5.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 4.25% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 55 96
Median daily rate £394 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £282 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £463 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £379 £389
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +12.19%

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
1469 2095 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.33% 82.87% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1130 1243
Median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +73.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +17 43 £400 +6.66% 2
Glasgow -17 12 £296 -8.84% 4
West Lothian -1 4 £350 +7.69%
Stirling +7 1 £400 -11.11%
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 53 (43.44%) Finance
2 43 (35.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (31.97%) Project Management
4 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (21.31%) Banking
6 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
7 17 (13.93%) PRINCE2
8 16 (13.11%) Degree
8 16 (13.11%) User Stories
9 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (11.48%) Migration
9 14 (11.48%) Change Management
10 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
10 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.66%) Data Analysis
11 12 (9.84%) Asset Management
11 12 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (9.02%) MS Project
12 11 (9.02%) APMP
12 11 (9.02%) Process Improvement
13 10 (8.20%) SQL
14 9 (7.38%) Wealth Management
14 9 (7.38%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (7.38%) Disclosure Scotland
15 8 (6.56%) Change Control
15 8 (6.56%) Retail
15 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
16 7 (5.74%) Data Modelling
16 7 (5.74%) Active Directory
16 7 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing

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 5 (4.10%) SAS
2 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) Confluence
3 1 (0.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.02%) MS Project
3 6 (4.92%) MS Office
4 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.64%) Sonata
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.82%) HFM
3 1 (0.82%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.82%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Office 365
1 2 (1.64%) Trello
2 1 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) DHCP
1 6 (4.92%) DNS
1 6 (4.92%) Internet
1 6 (4.92%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.46%) QlikView
3 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) JIRA
1 1 (0.82%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (43.44%) Finance
2 26 (21.31%) Banking
3 8 (6.56%) Retail
4 6 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.10%) Legal
6 4 (3.28%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Front Office
7 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.82%) Law
8 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.82%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (64.75%) Analyst
2 68 (55.74%) Business Analyst
3 28 (22.95%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.38%) Project Analyst
5 7 (5.74%) IT Manager
5 7 (5.74%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (5.74%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (4.92%) Consultant
7 5 (4.10%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (4.10%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Business Manager
8 4 (3.28%) Business Project Manager
8 4 (3.28%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.46%) Banking Project Manager
9 3 (2.46%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.64%) HTML
2 2 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.82%) CSS
3 1 (0.82%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.74%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.10%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.28%) User Experience
6 2 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.64%) NHS
6 2 (1.64%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.82%) EPoS
7 1 (0.82%) Equities
7 1 (0.82%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.82%) FMCG
7 1 (0.82%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.82%) Android
2 1 (0.82%) Linux
2 1 (0.82%) Unix
2 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (31.97%) Project Management
3 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.93%) PRINCE2
5 16 (13.11%) User Stories
6 14 (11.48%) Change Management
6 14 (11.48%) Migration
7 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.66%) Data Analysis
8 12 (9.84%) Asset Management
9 11 (9.02%) Process Improvement
10 9 (7.38%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (7.38%) Wealth Management
11 8 (6.56%) Change Control
12 7 (5.74%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.74%) SDLC
12 7 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (4.92%) ITIL
13 6 (4.92%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.20%) SQL
2 2 (1.64%) C
2 2 (1.64%) Java
2 2 (1.64%) JCL
2 2 (1.64%) VBA
3 1 (0.82%) C#
3 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) Degree
2 11 (9.02%) APMP
3 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.82%) ISEB
7 1 (0.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.46%) FATCA
2 3 (2.46%) MiFID
3 2 (1.64%) PMO
3 2 (1.64%) QA
4 1 (0.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.28%) Oracle
3 3 (2.46%) Bloomberg
3 3 (2.46%) IBM
4 2 (1.64%) Cognos
4 2 (1.64%) SAP
4 2 (1.64%) Tableau
5 1 (0.82%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.82%) Apple
5 1 (0.82%) Casewise
5 1 (0.82%) Charles River
5 1 (0.82%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.82%) Reuters
5 1 (0.82%) Talend