The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 6 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 421 200 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.95% 7.46% 8.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.00% 8.20% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 104 121
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£375 £378 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £290 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £80.00 £32.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +64.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.22 £30.91 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.28%
Business Analyst
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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
2807 2439 2360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.04% 91.01% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 1334 1124
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 58 70
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £42.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 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 +7 219 £370 -2.63% 18
Glasgow +18 139 £375 +4.82% 12
West Lothian +4 21 £310 -20.00% 1
Stirling +4 11 £375 +4.16% 1
Fife - 11 £352 -
North Lanarkshire -4 10 £340 +23.63%
Renfrewshire - 6 - -
Dundee -11 2 - - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £375 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Business Analyst
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Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 410 (55.18%) Finance
2 265 (35.67%) Banking
3 247 (33.24%) Business Analysis
4 216 (29.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (12.38%) Retail
6 80 (10.77%) Migration
7 79 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (10.50%) Data Analysis
9 70 (9.42%) SQL
10 58 (7.81%) MS Visio
11 54 (7.27%) Data Modelling
12 51 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
13 50 (6.73%) Retail Banking
14 48 (6.46%) Target Operating Model
15 47 (6.33%) GAP Analysis
16 45 (6.06%) Validation
17 43 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
18 42 (5.65%) Investment Management
19 41 (5.52%) Project Management
19 41 (5.52%) MS Office
20 40 (5.38%) Microsoft
21 39 (5.25%) Investment Banking
22 38 (5.11%) Asset Management
22 38 (5.11%) BPMN
23 35 (4.71%) Use Case
24 34 (4.58%) Requirements Analysis
24 34 (4.58%) MS Excel
25 31 (4.17%) Change Management
26 29 (3.90%) Oracle
27 28 (3.77%) Requirements Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (1.88%) SAS
2 7 (0.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.40%) Lync
4 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.13%) CMS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 58 (7.81%) MS Visio
2 41 (5.52%) MS Office
3 34 (4.58%) MS Excel
4 22 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.35%) MS Project
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Maximo
2 3 (0.40%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.40%) SaaS
1 3 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.27%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.13%) PaaS
3 1 (0.13%) IaaS
3 1 (0.13%) Taleo
3 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.67%) CTI
2 3 (0.40%) Intranet
2 3 (0.40%) ATM
3 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.35%) Data Mining
3 8 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.94%) MS Access
4 7 (0.94%) QlikView
5 5 (0.67%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.40%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.27%) BODI
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.27%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.27%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.13%) DecisionStream
8 1 (0.13%) OLAP
8 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.13%) DTS
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.13%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (0.54%) Toad
2 2 (0.27%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.13%) JIRA
General
1 410 (55.18%) Finance
2 265 (35.67%) Banking
3 92 (12.38%) Retail
4 50 (6.73%) Retail Banking
5 39 (5.25%) Investment Banking
6 23 (3.10%) Back Office
7 11 (1.48%) Front Office
8 10 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.21%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.81%) Legal
10 6 (0.81%) Advertising
11 5 (0.67%) Marketing
12 4 (0.54%) Local Government
13 3 (0.40%) Billing
14 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.75%) XML
2 8 (1.08%) .NET
3 3 (0.40%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.27%) Web Services
5 1 (0.13%) HTML
5 1 (0.13%) CSS
5 1 (0.13%) XSLT
5 1 (0.13%) JSF
5 1 (0.13%) JSON
5 1 (0.13%) JPA
5 1 (0.13%) Drools
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.13%) Apache CXF
5 1 (0.13%) RESTful
5 1 (0.13%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (2.83%) Data Centre
3 17 (2.29%) Reference Data
4 15 (2.02%) Fixed Income
5 14 (1.88%) Derivative
6 11 (1.48%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.35%) Equities
8 8 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.94%) IVR
10 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.81%) User Experience
11 4 (0.54%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.40%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (0.40%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.40%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.27%) CMDB
14 1 (0.13%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.54%) Linux
2 3 (0.40%) UNIX
2 3 (0.40%) Windows
3 2 (0.27%) AIX
4 1 (0.13%) Android
4 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (33.24%) Business Analysis
2 216 (29.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (10.77%) Migration
4 79 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (10.50%) Data Analysis
6 54 (7.27%) Data Modelling
7 48 (6.46%) Target Operating Model
8 47 (6.33%) GAP Analysis
9 45 (6.06%) Validation
10 43 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 42 (5.65%) Investment Management
12 41 (5.52%) Project Management
13 38 (5.11%) Asset Management
13 38 (5.11%) BPMN
14 35 (4.71%) Use Case
15 34 (4.58%) Requirements Analysis
16 31 (4.17%) Change Management
17 28 (3.77%) Requirements Management
17 28 (3.77%) Data Migration
18 27 (3.63%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (9.42%) SQL
2 12 (1.62%) Java
3 11 (1.48%) VBA
4 4 (0.54%) C
4 4 (0.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.13%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 19 (2.56%) ISEB
2 9 (1.21%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.81%) Degree
4 5 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.13%) IIBA
6 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.13%) ACCA
6 1 (0.13%) CIMA
6 1 (0.13%) MOS
6 1 (0.13%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.48%) EMIR
2 9 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (1.21%) QA
3 7 (0.94%) MiFID
3 7 (0.94%) FATCA
4 6 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.67%) FINREP
6 4 (0.54%) COREP
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.13%) GAAP
8 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.90%) Oracle
3 25 (3.36%) Charles River
4 15 (2.02%) Business Objects
5 9 (1.21%) IBM
6 5 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (0.54%) Tableau
7 4 (0.54%) Kofax
8 3 (0.40%) SAP
8 3 (0.40%) Cognos
9 2 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.27%) Genesys
9 2 (0.27%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.27%) Verint
10 1 (0.13%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.13%) Twitter
10 1 (0.13%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.13%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.13%) Actimize
10 1 (0.13%) Northgate
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