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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 43 24 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 92 175 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.23% 5.47% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 6.65% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 111 47
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £385
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.48 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+26.39% -9.57%
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
1778 2632 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 81.67% 82.25% 77.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1075 1384 1174
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 September 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 September 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 -3 62 £375 +9.64% 1
Glasgow -18 19 £325 -12.86%
Renfrewshire -19 5 £330 -
Aberdeen - 1 £350 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £400 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 95 (48.72%) Finance
2 57 (29.23%) Banking
3 56 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 45 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (21.03%) Project Management
6 33 (16.92%) Retail
7 31 (15.90%) Change Management
7 31 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (14.87%) MS Excel
9 25 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 25 (12.82%) Process Improvement
10 22 (11.28%) Retail Banking
11 21 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (10.77%) PRINCE2
11 21 (10.77%) SQL
11 21 (10.77%) MS Office
12 20 (10.26%) Migration
13 19 (9.74%) MS Visio
14 17 (8.72%) Data Analysis
14 17 (8.72%) Data Centre
15 16 (8.21%) Use Case
15 16 (8.21%) Management Information System
16 14 (7.18%) Data Modelling
16 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (7.18%) Oracle
17 13 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (6.67%) Risk Management
17 13 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
17 13 (6.67%) Degree
17 13 (6.67%) User Stories

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 9 (4.62%) CMS
1 9 (4.62%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (14.87%) MS Excel
2 21 (10.77%) MS Office
3 19 (9.74%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.05%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.03%) MS Project
6 2 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.51%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Primavera
2 1 (0.51%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) Lucidchart
2 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.08%) DHCP
1 6 (3.08%) DNS
1 6 (3.08%) Internet
1 6 (3.08%) Intranet
2 1 (0.51%) SMS
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.05%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (2.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.51%) GIS
4 1 (0.51%) MS Access
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.51%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.51%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (3.08%) JIRA
2 5 (2.56%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (48.72%) Finance
2 57 (29.23%) Banking
3 33 (16.92%) Retail
4 22 (11.28%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.54%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 132 (67.69%) Analyst
2 114 (58.46%) Business Analyst
3 17 (8.72%) Project Manager
4 11 (5.64%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (5.13%) Consultant
6 9 (4.62%) Developer
7 8 (4.10%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (4.10%) Digital Analyst
7 8 (4.10%) Digital Business Analyst
7 8 (4.10%) Process Analyst
8 7 (3.59%) Administrator
8 7 (3.59%) Agile Business Analyst
8 7 (3.59%) Banking Business Analyst
8 7 (3.59%) Change Manager
8 7 (3.59%) Data Business Analyst
8 7 (3.59%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.08%) Project Analyst
10 5 (2.56%) Payments Business Analyst
10 5 (2.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.05%) CSS
1 4 (2.05%) HTML
2 3 (1.54%) .NET
2 3 (1.54%) Web Services
3 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.03%) XML
4 1 (0.51%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.51%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.51%) RESTful
4 1 (0.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.90%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.72%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.21%) Management Information System
4 12 (6.15%) User Experience
5 5 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.05%) CMDB
6 4 (2.05%) Equities
6 4 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.54%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.54%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.03%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (1.03%) NHS
8 2 (1.03%) PKI
9 1 (0.51%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.10%) Windows
2 4 (2.05%) Linux
3 2 (1.03%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Android
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (28.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (21.03%) Project Management
4 31 (15.90%) Change Management
5 25 (12.82%) Process Improvement
6 21 (10.77%) PRINCE2
6 21 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (10.26%) Migration
8 17 (8.72%) Data Analysis
9 16 (8.21%) Use Case
10 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (7.18%) Data Modelling
11 13 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
11 13 (6.67%) Risk Management
11 13 (6.67%) User Stories
12 12 (6.15%) Validation
13 11 (5.64%) Asset Management
13 11 (5.64%) Business Process Improvement
13 11 (5.64%) ITIL
13 11 (5.64%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.77%) SQL
2 9 (4.62%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.03%) C#
5 1 (0.51%) C
5 1 (0.51%) Java
5 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.67%) Degree
2 8 (4.10%) PMP
3 7 (3.59%) ISEB
3 7 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.56%) QA
3 4 (2.05%) SEPA
3 4 (2.05%) SLA
4 3 (1.54%) FATCA
5 2 (1.03%) MiFID
6 1 (0.51%) COBIT
6 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.51%) EMIR
6 1 (0.51%) UCITS
System Software
1 7 (3.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.18%) Oracle
3 9 (4.62%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.59%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.05%) HP
6 2 (1.03%) Avaya
6 2 (1.03%) EMC
6 2 (1.03%) Verint
7 1 (0.51%) Apple
7 1 (0.51%) Cognos
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.51%) SAP