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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 53 28 52
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +24
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 85 166 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.43% 5.19% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 6.37% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 108 46
Median daily rate £365 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £473 £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 £36.00 £42.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +54.12%
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
2057 2607 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.11% 81.47% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1321 1158
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 61 36
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £12.35 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -17 58 £370 +5.71% 12
Glasgow -27 16 £350 -0.70% 5
West Lothian +8 2 £348 +0.72%
South Ayrshire - 2 £400 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £224 -
Stirling 0 1 £275 -26.66% 2
Perthshire - 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
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UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 101 (50.50%) Finance
2 68 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (33.50%) Banking
4 49 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (20.50%) Retail
6 35 (17.50%) Change Management
7 31 (15.50%) Project Management
7 31 (15.50%) Retail Banking
7 31 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (13.00%) Process Improvement
9 25 (12.50%) Migration
10 24 (12.00%) PRINCE2
11 21 (10.50%) MS Visio
12 20 (10.00%) MS Excel
13 17 (8.50%) SQL
13 17 (8.50%) MS Office
14 16 (8.00%) Use Case
15 15 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (7.50%) Business Process Improvement
15 15 (7.50%) Data Analysis
15 15 (7.50%) Validation
16 13 (6.50%) Oracle
16 13 (6.50%) GAP Analysis
16 13 (6.50%) Process Management
17 12 (6.00%) Risk Management
17 12 (6.00%) User Stories
17 12 (6.00%) Data Centre
18 11 (5.50%) User Experience
18 11 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (5.50%) ITIL

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 10 (5.00%) CMS
2 9 (4.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.50%) SAS
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (10.50%) MS Visio
2 20 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 17 (8.50%) MS Office
4 8 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (2.00%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (1.00%) MS Project
8 1 (0.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Primavera
2 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.50%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.50%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) SaaS
2 4 (2.00%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.50%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.50%) MS Access
4 2 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.50%) GIS
5 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.50%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.50%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (4.00%) JIRA
2 5 (2.50%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.50%) Moq
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.50%) WatiN
General
1 101 (50.50%) Finance
2 67 (33.50%) Banking
3 41 (20.50%) Retail
4 31 (15.50%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.50%) Back Office
6 3 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.00%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 152 (76.00%) Analyst
2 134 (67.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (7.00%) Project Manager
4 13 (6.50%) Financial Analyst
4 13 (6.50%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (6.00%) Digital Analyst
5 12 (6.00%) Digital Business Analyst
5 12 (6.00%) Finance Business Analyst
6 11 (5.50%) Service Analyst
7 10 (5.00%) Process Analyst
8 9 (4.50%) Financial Business Analyst
8 9 (4.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 9 (4.50%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (4.00%) Data Business Analyst
9 8 (4.00%) Payments Business Analyst
10 7 (3.50%) Administrator
10 7 (3.50%) Banking Analyst
10 7 (3.50%) Change Analyst
11 6 (3.00%) Change Manager
11 6 (3.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.00%) Web Services
2 2 (1.00%) HTML
2 2 (1.00%) XML
3 1 (0.50%) .NET
3 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.50%) HTML5
3 1 (0.50%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.50%) Ninject
3 1 (0.50%) SOAP
3 1 (0.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.50%) User Experience
4 6 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.00%) CMDB
5 4 (2.00%) Equities
5 4 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.50%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.50%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.50%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.00%) PKI
7 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.50%) Derivative
8 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.50%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (34.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 49 (24.50%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (17.50%) Change Management
4 31 (15.50%) Project Management
5 26 (13.00%) Process Improvement
6 25 (12.50%) Migration
7 24 (12.00%) PRINCE2
8 16 (8.00%) Use Case
9 15 (7.50%) Business Process Improvement
9 15 (7.50%) Data Analysis
9 15 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (7.50%) Validation
10 13 (6.50%) GAP Analysis
10 13 (6.50%) Process Management
11 12 (6.00%) Risk Management
11 12 (6.00%) User Stories
12 11 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.50%) ITIL
13 10 (5.00%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.50%) SQL
2 6 (3.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.00%) Java
4 1 (0.50%) C
4 1 (0.50%) C#
4 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.00%) PMP
2 7 (3.50%) ISEB
3 6 (3.00%) Degree
4 4 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.50%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) IIBA
7 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.50%) QA
3 4 (2.00%) SLA
4 3 (1.50%) SEPA
5 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.50%) COBIT
6 1 (0.50%) MiFID
6 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 13 (6.50%) Oracle
2 11 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.50%) Sitecore
4 8 (4.00%) SAP
5 7 (3.50%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.00%) HP
7 3 (1.50%) Avaya
7 3 (1.50%) Verint
8 2 (1.00%) EMC
9 1 (0.50%) Cognos
9 1 (0.50%) IBM
9 1 (0.50%) Sybase
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