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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 30 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 147 69 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.49% 3.08% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 4.30% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 46 46
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£375 £409 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +11.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
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
2058 1604 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.79% 71.67% 68.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 809 746
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +17 99 £380 -5.29% 8
Glasgow +6 34 £349 -28.46% 8
West Lothian +10 6 £310 -
Stirling - 5 £350 - 1
Fife - 4 £338 -
Aberdeen +5 1 - - 2
Renfrewshire - - - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 109 (44.67%) Finance
2 65 (26.64%) Project Management
3 64 (26.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (24.18%) Banking
5 31 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (12.30%) SQL
7 29 (11.89%) MS Excel
8 27 (11.07%) PRINCE2
8 27 (11.07%) Migration
9 25 (10.25%) SQL Server
10 24 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (9.43%) Data Modelling
12 22 (9.02%) Data Analysis
13 21 (8.61%) ISEB
14 20 (8.20%) MS Office
14 20 (8.20%) SharePoint
14 20 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (8.20%) Wealth Management
15 19 (7.79%) Change Management
16 17 (6.97%) BPMN
17 16 (6.56%) Oracle
18 15 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
19 14 (5.74%) Workflow
19 14 (5.74%) MS Access
19 14 (5.74%) Data Management
20 13 (5.33%) Retail
20 13 (5.33%) Investment Management
20 13 (5.33%) Reference Data
20 13 (5.33%) C#
21 12 (4.92%) .NET

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 20 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.69%) SAS
3 7 (2.87%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 29 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.20%) MS Office
3 12 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.51%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.87%) MS Project
6 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.41%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.41%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.41%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) Intranet
2 2 (0.82%) Network Security
3 1 (0.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.74%) MS Access
4 5 (2.05%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.23%) TKPROF
7 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.82%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.41%) DTS
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Toad
1 2 (0.82%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) Rational Rose
General
1 109 (44.67%) Finance
2 59 (24.18%) Banking
3 13 (5.33%) Retail
4 9 (3.69%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.28%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.46%) Legal
7 5 (2.05%) Back Office
8 3 (1.23%) Front Office
9 2 (0.82%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 192 (78.69%) Analyst
2 154 (63.11%) Business Analyst
3 19 (7.79%) Developer
4 17 (6.97%) Data Analyst
5 16 (6.56%) Project Manager
6 12 (4.92%) MI Analyst
7 10 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (4.10%) Senior Business Analyst
7 10 (4.10%) Change Analyst
8 8 (3.28%) Business Manager
9 7 (2.87%) IT Business Analyst
9 7 (2.87%) Consultant
10 6 (2.46%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.46%) Architect
10 6 (2.46%) Lead Business Analyst
11 5 (2.05%) ScrumMaster
11 5 (2.05%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (1.64%) Change Manager
12 4 (1.64%) Business Change Manager
12 4 (1.64%) Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.92%) .NET
2 8 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.87%) .NET Framework
3 7 (2.87%) CSS
3 7 (2.87%) HTML
4 6 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (2.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (1.64%) Hibernate
6 4 (1.64%) Spring
7 2 (0.82%) WinForms
7 2 (0.82%) XML
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.33%) Reference Data
3 12 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.28%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.82%) NHS
6 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.82%) Derivative
6 2 (0.82%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.41%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.41%) Equities
7 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.82%) Windows
2 1 (0.41%) Android
2 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.64%) Project Management
2 64 (26.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (11.07%) PRINCE2
3 27 (11.07%) Migration
4 24 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (9.43%) Data Modelling
6 22 (9.02%) Data Analysis
7 20 (8.20%) Wealth Management
8 19 (7.79%) Change Management
9 17 (6.97%) BPMN
10 15 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
11 14 (5.74%) Workflow
11 14 (5.74%) Data Management
12 13 (5.33%) Investment Management
13 12 (4.92%) Requirements Engineering
13 12 (4.92%) Data Governance
14 11 (4.51%) Asset Management
15 10 (4.10%) Quality Management
15 10 (4.10%) Process Management
15 10 (4.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.30%) SQL
2 13 (5.33%) C#
3 8 (3.28%) VBA
4 7 (2.87%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.05%) Java
6 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (8.61%) ISEB
2 12 (4.92%) Degree
3 3 (1.23%) IIBA
4 2 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) PMP
5 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.51%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.82%) MiFID
3 2 (0.82%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.82%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 16 (6.56%) Oracle
2 7 (2.87%) Lotus
3 6 (2.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.05%) EMC
5 4 (1.64%) Charles River
5 4 (1.64%) Avaloq
6 3 (1.23%) Google
6 3 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.82%) IBM
7 2 (0.82%) SAP
7 2 (0.82%) Pega
8 1 (0.41%) HP
8 1 (0.41%) Informatica
8 1 (0.41%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.41%) FatWire
8 1 (0.41%) Twitter
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