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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 49 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 117 177 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.99% 5.98% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 7.52% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 112 56
Median daily rate £365 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £454 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-22.61% +38.49%
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
2428 2355 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.70% 79.59% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1247 1111
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 63 36
Median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 May 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 May 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 -5 90 £365 +4.28% 7
Glasgow -27 17 £370 -4.51% 5
Renfrewshire - 3 £224 -
West Lothian +3 2 £365 -19.33% 1
Stirling -9 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 94 (45.63%) Finance
2 57 (27.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 57 (27.67%) Banking
3 51 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (16.02%) Retail
6 31 (15.05%) Change Management
7 30 (14.56%) Process Improvement
8 27 (13.11%) MS Visio
9 26 (12.62%) SQL
10 25 (12.14%) Retail Banking
11 24 (11.65%) Project Management
12 22 (10.68%) MS Office
13 21 (10.19%) Migration
14 20 (9.71%) User Stories
15 19 (9.22%) Data Analysis
15 19 (9.22%) Business Process Improvement
16 17 (8.25%) Use Case
17 16 (7.77%) Validation
17 16 (7.77%) Process Management
18 15 (7.28%) MS Excel
18 15 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (7.28%) Microsoft
19 14 (6.80%) PRINCE2
20 13 (6.31%) User Experience
21 12 (5.83%) Business Process Mapping
21 12 (5.83%) CMS
21 12 (5.83%) Oracle
21 12 (5.83%) ITIL
21 12 (5.83%) ISEB

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 (5.83%) CMS
2 9 (4.37%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.94%) SAS
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (13.11%) MS Visio
2 22 (10.68%) MS Office
3 15 (7.28%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.94%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.97%) MS Project
7 1 (0.49%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Primavera
2 1 (0.49%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.49%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.49%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.49%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) SaaS
2 4 (1.94%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) Intranet
2 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (5.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.91%) MS Access
2 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.49%) Big Data
7 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.49%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (3.88%) JIRA
2 5 (2.43%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.43%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.49%) Moq
4 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) WatiN
General
1 94 (45.63%) Finance
2 57 (27.67%) Banking
3 33 (16.02%) Retail
4 25 (12.14%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Back Office
7 2 (0.97%) Front Office
7 2 (0.97%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 161 (78.16%) Analyst
2 138 (66.99%) Business Analyst
3 14 (6.80%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (6.31%) Digital Analyst
4 13 (6.31%) Digital Business Analyst
4 13 (6.31%) Financial Analyst
5 12 (5.83%) Developer
5 12 (5.83%) Finance Business Analyst
5 12 (5.83%) Process Analyst
6 11 (5.34%) Service Analyst
7 10 (4.85%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.85%) Senior Business Analyst
8 9 (4.37%) Data Business Analyst
8 9 (4.37%) Financial Business Analyst
8 9 (4.37%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 7 (3.40%) Change Analyst
10 6 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (2.91%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (2.91%) HR Analyst
10 6 (2.91%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.91%) HTML
2 5 (2.43%) Spring
2 5 (2.43%) Web Services
3 4 (1.94%) CSS
3 4 (1.94%) jQuery
4 3 (1.46%) XML
5 2 (0.97%) J2EE
5 2 (0.97%) Java EE
6 1 (0.49%) .NET
6 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.49%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.49%) HTML5
6 1 (0.49%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.49%) Ninject
6 1 (0.49%) SOAP
6 1 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.31%) User Experience
3 10 (4.85%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.37%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.94%) CMDB
5 4 (1.94%) Equities
5 4 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.46%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.97%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.49%) Derivative
8 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (27.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 51 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (15.05%) Change Management
4 30 (14.56%) Process Improvement
5 24 (11.65%) Project Management
6 21 (10.19%) Migration
7 20 (9.71%) User Stories
8 19 (9.22%) Business Process Improvement
8 19 (9.22%) Data Analysis
9 17 (8.25%) Use Case
10 16 (7.77%) Process Management
10 16 (7.77%) Validation
11 15 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (6.80%) PRINCE2
13 12 (5.83%) Business Process Mapping
13 12 (5.83%) ITIL
14 11 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (5.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (5.34%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (4.85%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.62%) SQL
2 6 (2.91%) Java
3 5 (2.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.43%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.94%) VBA
5 2 (0.97%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (5.83%) ISEB
2 9 (4.37%) Degree
3 4 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.97%) PMP
6 1 (0.49%) CBAP
6 1 (0.49%) IIBA
6 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.40%) QA
3 4 (1.94%) SLA
4 3 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 15 (7.28%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.83%) Oracle
3 9 (4.37%) Sitecore
4 8 (3.88%) SAP
5 4 (1.94%) HP
5 4 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.46%) Avaya
6 3 (1.46%) Verint
7 2 (0.97%) EMC
7 2 (0.97%) IBM
8 1 (0.49%) Cognos
8 1 (0.49%) Sybase
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Lockheed Martin
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