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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
UK / Scotland
Rank 50 48 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 56 94 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.40% 3.63% 5.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 4.56% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 61 80
Median daily rate £363 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.71 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

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
1363 2061 2126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.76% 79.67% 80.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 1123 1181
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £33.71 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +18.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.30 £47.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 36 £375 - 5
Glasgow -16 14 £343 +5.38% 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £325 -
West Lothian -4 1 £338 +3.84%
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 63 (45.99%) Finance
2 47 (34.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (27.01%) Banking
4 34 (24.82%) Project Management
5 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
6 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
7 17 (12.41%) Retail
8 16 (11.68%) PRINCE2
8 16 (11.68%) SQL
9 15 (10.95%) Migration
9 15 (10.95%) Asset Management
9 15 (10.95%) Data Analysis
9 15 (10.95%) Degree
9 15 (10.95%) User Stories
9 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.76%) MS Office
11 12 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (8.03%) Data Modelling
12 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
12 11 (8.03%) Process Improvement
13 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
13 10 (7.30%) Use Case
14 9 (6.57%) APMP
14 9 (6.57%) Retail Banking
14 9 (6.57%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (6.57%) Change Management
15 8 (5.84%) MS Project

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 5 (3.65%) SAS
2 2 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) Confluence
3 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (14.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.76%) MS Office
3 8 (5.84%) MS Project
4 7 (5.11%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.73%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.73%) HFM
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.73%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Office 365
1 2 (1.46%) Trello
2 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) DHCP
1 6 (4.38%) DNS
1 6 (4.38%) Internet
1 6 (4.38%) Intranet
2 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.92%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.46%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.46%) QlikView
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.73%) Big Data
5 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) JIRA
1 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (45.99%) Finance
2 37 (27.01%) Banking
3 17 (12.41%) Retail
4 9 (6.57%) Retail Banking
5 8 (5.84%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.19%) Law
8 2 (1.46%) Legal
8 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.73%) Front Office
9 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.73%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (63.50%) Analyst
2 72 (52.55%) Business Analyst
3 24 (17.52%) Project Manager
4 9 (6.57%) Systems Analyst
5 7 (5.11%) Consultant
5 7 (5.11%) Data Business Analyst
5 7 (5.11%) Developer
6 6 (4.38%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (4.38%) Project Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.65%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (3.65%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) Service Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.19%) Business Manager
9 3 (2.19%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (2.19%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) .NET
1 5 (3.65%) HTML
2 4 (2.92%) CSS
3 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.73%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.73%) RESTful
4 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.38%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.92%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.19%) User Experience
7 2 (1.46%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.46%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.46%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.46%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.46%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.73%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.73%) EPoS
8 1 (0.73%) FMCG
8 1 (0.73%) NHS
8 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.84%) Windows
2 4 (2.92%) Linux
3 2 (1.46%) Unix
4 1 (0.73%) Android
4 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.31%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (24.82%) Project Management
4 16 (11.68%) PRINCE2
5 15 (10.95%) Asset Management
5 15 (10.95%) Data Analysis
5 15 (10.95%) Migration
5 15 (10.95%) User Stories
6 14 (10.22%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (8.03%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.03%) Process Improvement
9 10 (7.30%) Use Case
10 9 (6.57%) Change Management
10 9 (6.57%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (5.84%) Change Control
11 8 (5.84%) Wealth Management
12 7 (5.11%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.11%) SDLC
12 7 (5.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.68%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.46%) C
4 2 (1.46%) C#
4 2 (1.46%) Java
4 2 (1.46%) JCL
4 2 (1.46%) VBA
5 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (10.95%) Degree
2 9 (6.57%) APMP
3 6 (4.38%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.19%) ISEB
6 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.73%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.92%) FATCA
2 4 (2.92%) QA
3 3 (2.19%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.19%) MiFID
4 2 (1.46%) SEPA
5 1 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.73%) EMIR
5 1 (0.73%) GDPR
5 1 (0.73%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (5.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.11%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) IBM
4 2 (1.46%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.46%) Cognos
5 1 (0.73%) Apple
5 1 (0.73%) Casewise
5 1 (0.73%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.73%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.73%) Reuters
5 1 (0.73%) SAP
5 1 (0.73%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.73%) Tableau
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