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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 47 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 90 105 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.26% 4.27% 5.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.33% 6.07% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 84
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £261 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £13.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.64% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2080 1730 1686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.39% 70.35% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 865 812
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £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 36 43 61
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.40 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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 30 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 30 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 -15 53 £375 -1.31% 8
Glasgow +7 28 £388 -3.18% 8
Stirling -6 3 - - 2
West Lothian +3 2 - -
Aberdeen -11 1 - -
Grampian - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
Business Analysis
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 89 (45.18%) Finance
2 55 (27.92%) Banking
3 42 (21.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (17.26%) Project Management
5 31 (15.74%) SQL
6 27 (13.71%) Migration
7 20 (10.15%) Asset Management
8 19 (9.64%) Oracle
9 17 (8.63%) Java
10 16 (8.12%) Data Analysis
10 16 (8.12%) Investment Management
11 15 (7.61%) Investment Banking
11 15 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (7.61%) UML
12 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
12 13 (6.60%) Retail
12 13 (6.60%) Degree
13 12 (6.09%) Sybase
13 12 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (6.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (5.58%) Workflow
14 11 (5.58%) Use Case
15 10 (5.08%) Wealth Management
15 10 (5.08%) SQL Server
15 10 (5.08%) VBA
16 9 (4.57%) ITIL
16 9 (4.57%) Data Modelling
16 9 (4.57%) ISEB
16 9 (4.57%) Management Information System
16 9 (4.57%) BPMN

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 5 (2.54%) SharePoint
1 5 (2.54%) CMS
2 4 (2.03%) SAS
3 3 (1.52%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (1.52%) IIS
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.51%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.51%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (4.06%) MS Visio
1 8 (4.06%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.06%) MS Office
2 5 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.03%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.51%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.51%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.51%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.51%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.09%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.54%) MS Access
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.52%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.02%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (1.02%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.02%) Cognos Event Studio
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.51%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.51%) QlikView
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.51%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.51%) Toad
2 1 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 89 (45.18%) Finance
2 55 (27.92%) Banking
3 15 (7.61%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.60%) Retail
5 7 (3.55%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.05%) Front Office
6 6 (3.05%) Legal
7 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.52%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.02%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.51%) Marketing
10 1 (0.51%) German Language
10 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.51%) Local Government
10 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 149 (75.63%) Analyst
2 132 (67.01%) Business Analyst
3 20 (10.15%) Project Manager
4 18 (9.14%) Developer
5 12 (6.09%) Banking Business Analyst
6 11 (5.58%) Consultant
6 11 (5.58%) Senior Business Analyst
6 11 (5.58%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (4.57%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (4.57%) IT Business Analyst
7 9 (4.57%) Data Analyst
8 7 (3.55%) Business Systems Analyst
8 7 (3.55%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.05%) Business Project Manager
9 6 (3.05%) Business Manager
9 6 (3.05%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (3.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (3.05%) Lead Business Analyst
10 5 (2.54%) MI Analyst
11 4 (2.03%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) J2EE
2 5 (2.54%) .NET
3 2 (1.02%) Java SE
3 2 (1.02%) jQuery
3 2 (1.02%) XML
3 2 (1.02%) JDBC
4 1 (0.51%) Middleware
4 1 (0.51%) EDI
4 1 (0.51%) SOAP
4 1 (0.51%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) XSLT
4 1 (0.51%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.51%) Ajax
4 1 (0.51%) Spring
4 1 (0.51%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.57%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.06%) Derivative
3 7 (3.55%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.54%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.03%) Equities
5 4 (2.03%) IVR
6 3 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.02%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.02%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.02%) GIS
7 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.02%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.51%) iPad
8 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Open Source
8 1 (0.51%) Statistics
8 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.51%) UNIX
1 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (17.26%) Project Management
3 27 (13.71%) Migration
4 20 (10.15%) Asset Management
5 16 (8.12%) Data Analysis
5 16 (8.12%) Investment Management
6 15 (7.61%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.61%) UML
7 13 (6.60%) PRINCE2
8 12 (6.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 11 (5.58%) Workflow
9 11 (5.58%) Use Case
10 10 (5.08%) Wealth Management
11 9 (4.57%) ITIL
11 9 (4.57%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.57%) BPMN
11 9 (4.57%) Fund Accounting
12 8 (4.06%) Content Management
12 8 (4.06%) Data Migration
12 8 (4.06%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.74%) SQL
2 17 (8.63%) Java
3 10 (5.08%) VBA
4 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.02%) XPath
5 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.02%) VB
5 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.02%) C
5 2 (1.02%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (0.51%) XQuery
6 1 (0.51%) Python
6 1 (0.51%) Jython
Qualifications
1 13 (6.60%) Degree
2 9 (4.57%) ISEB
3 4 (2.03%) CBAP
4 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.02%) ACCA
5 2 (1.02%) CIMA
6 1 (0.51%) APMP
6 1 (0.51%) CRISC
6 1 (0.51%) HNC
6 1 (0.51%) HND
6 1 (0.51%) CISA
6 1 (0.51%) CISM
6 1 (0.51%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.05%) EMIR
2 5 (2.54%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.52%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.52%) MiFID
5 2 (1.02%) Basel II
6 1 (0.51%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.51%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 19 (9.64%) Oracle
2 12 (6.09%) Sybase
3 6 (3.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.54%) Bloomberg
4 5 (2.54%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.03%) Charles River
6 3 (1.52%) BI-SAM
6 3 (1.52%) Cognos
6 3 (1.52%) InterSystems
6 3 (1.52%) FatWire
6 3 (1.52%) Linedata
7 2 (1.02%) Reuters
7 2 (1.02%) SAP
7 2 (1.02%) Twitter
8 1 (0.51%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) SunGard
8 1 (0.51%) Genesys
8 1 (0.51%) Informatica
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
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