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 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 Analysis
Rank 46 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 94 102 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.37% 4.09% 5.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 5.85% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 90
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £227 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £13.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -32.45%
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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
2130 1745 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.43% 69.94% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 887 815
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 68
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% +65.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -9 51 £378 +11.02% 16
Glasgow 0 31 £350 -6.54% 7
Stirling -8 5 £400 - 3
Aberdeen -16 2 £465 +32.85% 2
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
Grampian - - - -
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 88 (46.07%) Finance
2 53 (27.75%) Banking
3 41 (21.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (17.80%) Project Management
5 30 (15.71%) SQL
6 29 (15.18%) Migration
7 16 (8.38%) Oracle
7 16 (8.38%) Asset Management
7 16 (8.38%) Data Analysis
8 15 (7.85%) Java
9 14 (7.33%) PRINCE2
9 14 (7.33%) UML
10 13 (6.81%) Investment Banking
10 13 (6.81%) Investment Management
11 12 (6.28%) Wealth Management
11 12 (6.28%) Retail
11 12 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.28%) SQL Server
11 12 (6.28%) Sybase
11 12 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (5.76%) Data Modelling
12 11 (5.76%) Degree
12 11 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (5.24%) VBA
14 9 (4.71%) .NET
14 9 (4.71%) SharePoint
14 9 (4.71%) GAP Analysis
14 9 (4.71%) Management Information System
14 9 (4.71%) Use Case
14 9 (4.71%) Content Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.62%) CMS
3 4 (2.09%) SAS
3 4 (2.09%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (1.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.66%) MS Office
2 7 (3.66%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.09%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.52%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.52%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.52%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (0.52%) Internet
1 1 (0.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.28%) SQL Server
1 12 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.14%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.09%) MS Access
4 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.57%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.05%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.05%) Cognos Event Studio
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.52%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.52%) Ant
General
1 88 (46.07%) Finance
2 53 (27.75%) Banking
3 13 (6.81%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.28%) Retail
5 7 (3.66%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.14%) Legal
7 5 (2.62%) Front Office
8 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.57%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.05%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.52%) German Language
10 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 141 (73.82%) Analyst
2 122 (63.87%) Business Analyst
3 22 (11.52%) Developer
4 18 (9.42%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 14 (7.33%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (6.28%) Banking Business Analyst
6 12 (6.28%) Consultant
7 9 (4.71%) Data Analyst
8 7 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (3.66%) Java Developer
8 7 (3.66%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) Business Manager
9 6 (3.14%) Business Project Manager
9 6 (3.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (3.14%) Lead Business Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (3.14%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.62%) MI Analyst
11 4 (2.09%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.71%) .NET
2 8 (4.19%) J2EE
3 2 (1.05%) jQuery
3 2 (1.05%) Java SE
3 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.05%) JDBC
3 2 (1.05%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) Middleware
4 1 (0.52%) XSLT
4 1 (0.52%) SOAP
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.52%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.52%) Ajax
4 1 (0.52%) Spring
4 1 (0.52%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.66%) Derivative
3 5 (2.62%) Reference Data
4 4 (2.09%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.57%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.57%) Equities
5 3 (1.57%) IVR
6 2 (1.05%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.05%) GIS
6 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.52%) NHS
7 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) Open Source
7 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.52%) UNIX
1 1 (0.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (17.80%) Project Management
3 29 (15.18%) Migration
4 16 (8.38%) Asset Management
4 16 (8.38%) Data Analysis
5 14 (7.33%) PRINCE2
5 14 (7.33%) UML
6 13 (6.81%) Investment Management
7 12 (6.28%) Wealth Management
7 12 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.76%) Data Modelling
8 11 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 9 (4.71%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (4.71%) Use Case
9 9 (4.71%) Content Management
10 8 (4.19%) BPMN
10 8 (4.19%) Data Migration
10 8 (4.19%) Workflow
10 8 (4.19%) Change Management
10 8 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.71%) SQL
2 15 (7.85%) Java
3 10 (5.24%) VBA
4 6 (3.14%) C#
5 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.05%) XPath
6 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.05%) VB
7 1 (0.52%) Python
7 1 (0.52%) XQuery
7 1 (0.52%) Jython
7 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 11 (5.76%) Degree
2 8 (4.19%) ISEB
3 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.57%) CBAP
4 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.52%) HNC
5 1 (0.52%) HND
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) APMP
5 1 (0.52%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.57%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.57%) EMIR
2 3 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.05%) MiFID
3 2 (1.05%) Basel II
4 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) OpenAM
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (8.38%) Oracle
2 12 (6.28%) Sybase
3 6 (3.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.62%) Bloomberg
4 5 (2.62%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.09%) FatWire
5 4 (2.09%) Charles River
6 3 (1.57%) BI-SAM
6 3 (1.57%) Linedata
6 3 (1.57%) Cognos
6 3 (1.57%) InterSystems
7 2 (1.05%) SAP
7 2 (1.05%) Reuters
7 2 (1.05%) Twitter
8 1 (0.52%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.52%) Genesys
8 1 (0.52%) Informatica
8 1 (0.52%) SunGard
8 1 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
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