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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 47 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -25
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 96 83 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.47% 3.26% 5.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 4.76% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 90
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£375 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £287 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.58%
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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
2034 1745 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 73.51% 68.49% 67.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 867 852
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 58 73
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.25 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 +14 60 £380 +8.57% 11
Glasgow -15 17 £350 -5.02% 4
Stirling -1 13 £400 -20.00%
Aberdeen -1 1 £465 +16.25%
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 83 (44.39%) Finance
2 59 (31.55%) Banking
3 33 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (15.51%) Project Management
5 28 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (13.90%) Migration
7 25 (13.37%) SQL
8 19 (10.16%) Oracle
9 18 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 16 (8.56%) Asset Management
12 15 (8.02%) Workflow
13 13 (6.95%) Investment Banking
14 12 (6.42%) Retail
14 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
15 11 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (5.88%) Wealth Management
15 11 (5.88%) Investment Management
15 11 (5.88%) Reference Data
15 11 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 10 (5.35%) Waterfall
16 10 (5.35%) Data Modelling
16 10 (5.35%) MS Office
16 10 (5.35%) PRINCE2
16 10 (5.35%) UML
16 10 (5.35%) GAP Analysis
16 10 (5.35%) Management Information System
17 9 (4.81%) Change Management
17 9 (4.81%) RUP
17 9 (4.81%) Business Intelligence

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.67%) CMS
3 3 (1.60%) SAS
4 2 (1.07%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.53%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.35%) MS Office
2 9 (4.81%) MS Visio
3 8 (4.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.74%) MS Excel
5 5 (2.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.60%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.53%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.53%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.53%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.53%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.07%) Network Security
2 1 (0.53%) ATM
2 1 (0.53%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.14%) MS Access
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.07%) TKPROF
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.07%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.53%) DTS
6 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.53%) Ant
2 1 (0.53%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.53%) Toad
2 1 (0.53%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 83 (44.39%) Finance
2 59 (31.55%) Banking
3 13 (6.95%) Investment Banking
4 12 (6.42%) Retail
5 8 (4.28%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.74%) Legal
7 6 (3.21%) Front Office
8 3 (1.60%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.07%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) German Language
10 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 147 (78.61%) Analyst
2 124 (66.31%) Business Analyst
3 16 (8.56%) Developer
4 13 (6.95%) Data Analyst
5 10 (5.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 10 (5.35%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (5.35%) Banking Business Analyst
6 9 (4.81%) Consultant
7 8 (4.28%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.28%) IT Business Analyst
8 7 (3.74%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.21%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (3.21%) Architect
10 5 (2.67%) Change Analyst
11 4 (2.14%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.14%) Business Manager
11 4 (2.14%) MI Analyst
11 4 (2.14%) VBA Developer
11 4 (2.14%) Business Data Analyst
11 4 (2.14%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.28%) .NET
2 4 (2.14%) XML
3 3 (1.60%) Spring
4 2 (1.07%) Java SE
4 2 (1.07%) jQuery
4 2 (1.07%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.07%) WinForms
4 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.07%) JDBC
5 1 (0.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.53%) Web Services
5 1 (0.53%) XSLT
5 1 (0.53%) Middleware
5 1 (0.53%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.53%) J2EE
5 1 (0.53%) JSF
5 1 (0.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 10 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.74%) Derivative
5 4 (2.14%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.14%) Equities
6 3 (1.60%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.60%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.07%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.53%) Statistics
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) Open Source
8 1 (0.53%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.53%) Android
1 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 29 (15.51%) Project Management
3 28 (14.97%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.90%) Migration
5 17 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 16 (8.56%) Asset Management
7 15 (8.02%) Workflow
8 11 (5.88%) Wealth Management
8 11 (5.88%) Investment Management
8 11 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (5.35%) Waterfall
9 10 (5.35%) GAP Analysis
9 10 (5.35%) PRINCE2
9 10 (5.35%) UML
9 10 (5.35%) Data Modelling
10 9 (4.81%) RUP
10 9 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (4.81%) Change Management
10 9 (4.81%) Data Management
11 8 (4.28%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.37%) SQL
2 8 (4.28%) Java
3 7 (3.74%) C#
4 6 (3.21%) VBA
5 5 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.60%) VB
7 2 (1.07%) XPath
7 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.53%) Python
8 1 (0.53%) XQuery
8 1 (0.53%) Jython
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 8 (4.28%) ISEB
1 8 (4.28%) Degree
2 2 (1.07%) CBAP
2 2 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) IIBA
3 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.53%) HNC
3 1 (0.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.60%) EMIR
2 3 (1.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 19 (10.16%) Oracle
2 5 (2.67%) Sybase
2 5 (2.67%) Charles River
3 4 (2.14%) Bloomberg
3 4 (2.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.60%) Linedata
4 3 (1.60%) Google
4 3 (1.60%) BI-SAM
5 2 (1.07%) Twitter
5 2 (1.07%) SAP
5 2 (1.07%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.53%) FatWire
6 1 (0.53%) Pega
6 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.53%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.53%) SunGard
6 1 (0.53%) HP
6 1 (0.53%) Informatica
6 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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