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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 50 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 115 173 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.85% 5.70% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 7.20% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 116 55
Median daily rate £360 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £472 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £378
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
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
2473 2402 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.76% 79.12% 76.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1399 1309 1081
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 64 27
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 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 1 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 -4 85 £365 -0.68% 8
Glasgow -21 20 £350 -9.96% 4
West Lothian +6 2 £340 +4.61% 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £224 - 4
Stirling 0 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 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 91 (44.39%) Finance
2 67 (32.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (28.29%) Banking
4 53 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (16.10%) Retail
7 26 (12.68%) SQL
8 24 (11.71%) Process Improvement
9 23 (11.22%) Retail Banking
10 22 (10.73%) MS Office
10 22 (10.73%) MS Visio
10 22 (10.73%) Change Management
11 21 (10.24%) User Stories
12 20 (9.76%) Migration
12 20 (9.76%) Project Management
13 17 (8.29%) ISEB
13 17 (8.29%) Validation
13 17 (8.29%) Use Case
13 17 (8.29%) Business Process Improvement
14 16 (7.80%) Data Analysis
14 16 (7.80%) Business Process Mapping
15 15 (7.32%) User Experience
15 15 (7.32%) Process Management
16 13 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (5.85%) Microsoft
17 12 (5.85%) Oracle
17 12 (5.85%) CMS
17 12 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (5.37%) Asset Management
18 11 (5.37%) PRINCE2

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 (5.85%) CMS
2 9 (4.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (1.95%) SAS
4 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (10.73%) MS Office
1 22 (10.73%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.88%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.95%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.98%) MS Project
5 2 (0.98%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.98%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) IntelliMatch
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%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) SaaS
2 4 (1.95%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.44%) MS Access
3 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.98%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.49%) Big Data
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 7 (3.41%) JIRA
2 5 (2.44%) Axure RP
2 5 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (1.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (1.95%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.49%) ERwin
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 91 (44.39%) Finance
2 58 (28.29%) Banking
3 33 (16.10%) Retail
4 23 (11.22%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Back Office
7 2 (0.98%) Front Office
7 2 (0.98%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.98%) Marketing
7 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 163 (79.51%) Analyst
2 140 (68.29%) Business Analyst
3 16 (7.80%) Digital Analyst
3 16 (7.80%) Digital Business Analyst
4 13 (6.34%) Service Analyst
5 12 (5.85%) Developer
5 12 (5.85%) Finance Business Analyst
5 12 (5.85%) Financial Analyst
5 12 (5.85%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (5.37%) Process Analyst
7 10 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.39%) Financial Business Analyst
8 9 (4.39%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 8 (3.90%) Data Business Analyst
9 8 (3.90%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (3.41%) Payments Business Analyst
10 7 (3.41%) Test Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 6 (2.93%) Business Test Analyst
11 6 (2.93%) HR Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.93%) HTML
2 5 (2.44%) Spring
3 4 (1.95%) CSS
3 4 (1.95%) jQuery
4 3 (1.46%) Web Services
5 2 (0.98%) J2EE
5 2 (0.98%) 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%) XML
6 1 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 46 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.32%) User Experience
3 10 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.46%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.46%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.98%) Derivative
6 2 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.49%) CMDB
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) Equities
7 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.49%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.49%) PKI
7 1 (0.49%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (32.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 53 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (11.71%) Process Improvement
4 22 (10.73%) Change Management
5 21 (10.24%) User Stories
6 20 (9.76%) Migration
6 20 (9.76%) Project Management
7 17 (8.29%) Business Process Improvement
7 17 (8.29%) Use Case
7 17 (8.29%) Validation
8 16 (7.80%) Business Process Mapping
8 16 (7.80%) Data Analysis
9 15 (7.32%) Process Management
10 13 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (5.37%) Asset Management
12 11 (5.37%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (4.88%) Requirements Management
13 10 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.68%) SQL
2 6 (2.93%) Java
3 5 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.44%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.95%) VBA
5 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (8.29%) ISEB
2 8 (3.90%) Degree
3 2 (0.98%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.98%) PMP
3 2 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) CBAP
4 1 (0.49%) CGEIT
4 1 (0.49%) CISA
4 1 (0.49%) CISM
4 1 (0.49%) CRISC
4 1 (0.49%) IIBA
4 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (3.41%) QA
2 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.49%) SEPA
3 1 (0.49%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (5.85%) Microsoft
1 12 (5.85%) Oracle
2 9 (4.39%) Sitecore
3 8 (3.90%) SAP
4 3 (1.46%) Avaya
4 3 (1.46%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.46%) Verint
5 2 (0.98%) EMC
5 2 (0.98%) HP
6 1 (0.49%) IBM
6 1 (0.49%) Sybase
Highland
Capgemini UK
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Scotland
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 25 days ago