The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 26 7 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 230 354 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.69% 11.79% 7.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.26% 12.36% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 223 90
Median daily rate £370 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £462 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +75.59%
Business Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2786 2864 2468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.15% 95.40% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1526 1325
Median daily rate £375 £370 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 97 71
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Scotland region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Scotland region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 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 -5 157 £378 +7.85% 16
Glasgow -13 54 £339 -9.66% 8
West Lothian +2 6 £395 +27.41% 1
Stirling -7 4 £363 -3.33% 1
Aberdeen +5 1 - -
South Lanarkshire 0 1 - -
Renfrewshire -38 1 - -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 187 (44.42%) Finance
2 148 (35.15%) Banking
3 141 (33.49%) Business Analysis
4 118 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (26.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (14.49%) Retail
7 59 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
8 52 (12.35%) Migration
9 50 (11.88%) User Stories
10 48 (11.40%) Retail Banking
11 46 (10.93%) MS Visio
12 40 (9.50%) Use Case
13 34 (8.08%) BPMN
14 32 (7.60%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (7.60%) Data Modelling
15 28 (6.65%) Change Management
16 27 (6.41%) SQL
16 27 (6.41%) Data Analysis
16 27 (6.41%) User Experience
17 25 (5.94%) GAP Analysis
18 24 (5.70%) MS Office
18 24 (5.70%) ISEB
19 22 (5.23%) Wealth Management
19 22 (5.23%) CRM
20 21 (4.99%) UML
20 21 (4.99%) Data Migration
20 21 (4.99%) Business Process Mapping
21 20 (4.75%) Waterfall
21 20 (4.75%) Scrum
22 19 (4.51%) Process Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 16 (3.80%) CMS
2 12 (2.85%) SAS
3 11 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (0.95%) JBoss
4 4 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 46 (10.93%) MS Visio
2 24 (5.70%) MS Office
3 9 (2.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.95%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.48%) MS Project
7 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 15 (3.56%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.66%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.48%) Primavera
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.43%) SaaS
2 4 (0.95%) Lucidchart
3 3 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.48%) Intranet
2 1 (0.24%) LAN
2 1 (0.24%) SMS
2 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.95%) MS Access
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database
2 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
2 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.48%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.24%) GIS
5 1 (0.24%) OLAP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (2.61%) JIRA
2 5 (1.19%) Axure RP
3 4 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 187 (44.42%) Finance
2 148 (35.15%) Banking
3 61 (14.49%) Retail
4 48 (11.40%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.14%) Front Office
6 8 (1.90%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.66%) Law
8 5 (1.19%) Back Office
9 4 (0.95%) Billing
9 4 (0.95%) Legal
9 4 (0.95%) Marketing
9 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.48%) Advertising
10 2 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.48%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.48%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.61%) Web Services
1 11 (2.61%) XML
2 4 (0.95%) Apache CXF
2 4 (0.95%) JPA
2 4 (0.95%) JSF
2 4 (0.95%) RichFaces
3 1 (0.24%) .NET
3 1 (0.24%) HTML
3 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 59 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.41%) User Experience
3 9 (2.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.66%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.43%) Credit Risk
6 4 (0.95%) Data Extraction
6 4 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.95%) Derivative
6 4 (0.95%) Social Media
7 3 (0.71%) Equities
7 3 (0.71%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.71%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.71%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.48%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.48%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.48%) Minimum Viable Product
8 2 (0.48%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.24%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.24%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (33.49%) Business Analysis
2 118 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (26.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 52 (12.35%) Migration
5 50 (11.88%) User Stories
6 40 (9.50%) Use Case
7 34 (8.08%) BPMN
8 32 (7.60%) Data Modelling
8 32 (7.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (6.65%) Change Management
10 27 (6.41%) Data Analysis
11 25 (5.94%) GAP Analysis
12 22 (5.23%) CRM
12 22 (5.23%) Wealth Management
13 21 (4.99%) Business Process Mapping
13 21 (4.99%) Data Migration
13 21 (4.99%) UML
14 20 (4.75%) Scrum
14 20 (4.75%) Waterfall
15 19 (4.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (6.41%) SQL
2 3 (0.71%) VBA
3 2 (0.48%) Java
4 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (5.70%) ISEB
2 8 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.43%) Degree
4 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.24%) IIBA
5 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.24%) PMP
5 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.66%) QA
4 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.48%) SEPA
6 1 (0.24%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (3.80%) Oracle
2 12 (2.85%) Sitecore
3 11 (2.61%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.90%) SAP
5 7 (1.66%) Charles River
6 4 (0.95%) Avaya
6 4 (0.95%) HP
6 4 (0.95%) Verint
7 2 (0.48%) CA
7 2 (0.48%) IBM
7 2 (0.48%) TSYS
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe
8 1 (0.24%) Apple
8 1 (0.24%) PayPal
8 1 (0.24%) Planview
8 1 (0.24%) Sybase
8 1 (0.24%) Teradata
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