The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 49 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 87 111 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.21% 4.49% 5.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 6.30% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 81
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £14.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -28.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2049 1762 1735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.69% 71.25% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 888 821
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 63
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Business Analysis
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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 July 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 July 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 -21 50 £358 -11.18% 10
Glasgow +11 28 £388 -3.12% 5
Stirling -9 3 - -
West Lothian +4 2 - -
Aberdeen -14 1 - -
Grampian - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 87 (45.08%) Finance
2 52 (26.94%) Banking
3 41 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (18.65%) Project Management
5 29 (15.03%) SQL
6 28 (14.51%) Migration
7 19 (9.84%) Oracle
7 19 (9.84%) Asset Management
8 16 (8.29%) Java
8 16 (8.29%) Data Analysis
9 15 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (7.77%) UML
10 14 (7.25%) PRINCE2
10 14 (7.25%) Degree
10 14 (7.25%) Investment Management
11 13 (6.74%) Retail
12 12 (6.22%) Investment Banking
12 12 (6.22%) Sybase
12 12 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (6.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 11 (5.70%) SQL Server
13 11 (5.70%) Use Case
14 10 (5.18%) Fund Accounting
14 10 (5.18%) VBA
14 10 (5.18%) ITIL
14 10 (5.18%) Data Modelling
14 10 (5.18%) Workflow
15 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
15 9 (4.66%) MS Excel
15 9 (4.66%) ISEB

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.59%) CMS
3 4 (2.07%) SAS
3 4 (2.07%) IIS
4 3 (1.55%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.15%) MS Office
2 8 (4.15%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (2.07%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.52%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.52%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.52%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.52%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.52%) ATM
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (5.70%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.59%) MS Access
5 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.55%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.04%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.04%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.04%) Cognos Event Studio
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.52%) QlikView
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.52%) Ant
2 1 (0.52%) Toad
2 1 (0.52%) PowerDesigner
General
1 87 (45.08%) Finance
2 52 (26.94%) Banking
3 13 (6.74%) Retail
4 12 (6.22%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.63%) Legal
5 7 (3.63%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.11%) Front Office
7 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.55%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.04%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.52%) German Language
10 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.52%) Local Government
10 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 148 (76.68%) Analyst
2 131 (67.88%) Business Analyst
3 20 (10.36%) Project Manager
4 18 (9.33%) Developer
5 12 (6.22%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (6.22%) Senior Business Analyst
6 11 (5.70%) Banking Business Analyst
7 9 (4.66%) Data Analyst
7 9 (4.66%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (4.66%) IT Business Analyst
8 8 (4.15%) Consultant
9 7 (3.63%) Business Systems Analyst
9 7 (3.63%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Business Project Manager
10 6 (3.11%) Business Manager
10 6 (3.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Lead Business Analyst
11 5 (2.59%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (2.59%) MI Analyst
12 4 (2.07%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.15%) J2EE
2 6 (3.11%) .NET
3 2 (1.04%) jQuery
3 2 (1.04%) Java SE
3 2 (1.04%) Middleware
3 2 (1.04%) JDBC
3 2 (1.04%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.52%) XSLT
4 1 (0.52%) SOAP
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.52%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.66%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.63%) Reference Data
3 6 (3.11%) Derivative
4 5 (2.59%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.07%) IVR
5 4 (2.07%) Equities
6 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.55%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.04%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.04%) GIS
8 1 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.52%) iPad
8 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.52%) UNIX
1 1 (0.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (18.65%) Project Management
3 28 (14.51%) Migration
4 19 (9.84%) Asset Management
5 16 (8.29%) Data Analysis
6 15 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.77%) UML
7 14 (7.25%) PRINCE2
7 14 (7.25%) Investment Management
8 12 (6.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (5.70%) Use Case
10 10 (5.18%) Fund Accounting
10 10 (5.18%) ITIL
10 10 (5.18%) Data Modelling
10 10 (5.18%) Workflow
11 9 (4.66%) BPMN
11 9 (4.66%) Wealth Management
12 8 (4.15%) Content Management
12 8 (4.15%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.15%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.03%) SQL
2 16 (8.29%) Java
3 10 (5.18%) VBA
4 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.55%) VB
5 2 (1.04%) XPath
5 2 (1.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.04%) C
5 2 (1.04%) C#
6 1 (0.52%) Jython
6 1 (0.52%) Python
6 1 (0.52%) XQuery
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 14 (7.25%) Degree
2 9 (4.66%) ISEB
3 4 (2.07%) CBAP
4 3 (1.55%) CIMA
4 3 (1.55%) ACCA
4 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.52%) CISA
6 1 (0.52%) CISM
6 1 (0.52%) HNC
6 1 (0.52%) HND
6 1 (0.52%) APMP
6 1 (0.52%) IIBA
6 1 (0.52%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) EMIR
2 5 (2.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.55%) MiFID
4 3 (1.55%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.04%) Basel II
6 1 (0.52%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (9.84%) Oracle
2 12 (6.22%) Sybase
3 7 (3.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.59%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.59%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.55%) InterSystems
5 3 (1.55%) FatWire
5 3 (1.55%) Cognos
6 2 (1.04%) BI-SAM
6 2 (1.04%) Twitter
6 2 (1.04%) Reuters
6 2 (1.04%) SAP
6 2 (1.04%) Linedata
6 2 (1.04%) Charles River
7 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.52%) Genesys
7 1 (0.52%) Informatica
7 1 (0.52%) SunGard
7 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
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