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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 31 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 88 190 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.29% 7.29% 7.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 7.80% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 118 116
Median daily rate £386 £373 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.69% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £33.71 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +49.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.71 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +19.32%

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
1592 2435 2510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.67% 93.37% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1314 1345
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 34 50
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.02 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.93% +13.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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 -11 50 £413 +9.27% 9
Glasgow -20 17 £360 +5.88%
Stirling +6 4 £300 -6.25%
Scottish Borders - 4 £325 -
West Lothian -3 2 £423 +30.15%
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Dundee - 2 £388 -
Inverclyde -1 1 £363 +7.40% 3
Fife - 1 £275 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 80 (39.60%) Finance
2 75 (37.13%) Business Analysis
3 65 (32.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (25.74%) Banking
6 29 (14.36%) User Stories
7 28 (13.86%) Migration
8 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (10.89%) SQL
10 21 (10.40%) Retail
11 19 (9.41%) Scrum
12 16 (7.92%) Project Management
12 16 (7.92%) Data Migration
13 15 (7.43%) Kanban
13 15 (7.43%) Data Analysis
13 15 (7.43%) Microsoft
14 14 (6.93%) MS Visio
14 14 (6.93%) Retail Banking
15 13 (6.44%) UML
15 13 (6.44%) Oracle
15 13 (6.44%) Workflow
16 12 (5.94%) User Experience
17 11 (5.45%) Management Information System
17 11 (5.45%) Asset Management
17 11 (5.45%) Systems Analysis
17 11 (5.45%) Degree
18 10 (4.95%) Process Improvement
18 10 (4.95%) Use Case
18 10 (4.95%) SAP
18 10 (4.95%) CRM

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 5 (2.48%) SAS
2 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.49%) SugarCRM
3 1 (0.50%) Confluence
3 1 (0.50%) JBoss
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (6.93%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.46%) MS Office
3 5 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.48%) Maximo
2 3 (1.49%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 3 (1.49%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.99%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.50%) HFM
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) Firewall
2 1 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.49%) QlikView
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.99%) Power BI
5 1 (0.50%) Big Data
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.50%) GIS
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 80 (39.60%) Finance
2 52 (25.74%) Banking
3 21 (10.40%) Retail
4 14 (6.93%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.49%) Legal
6 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.99%) German Language
7 2 (0.99%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.98%) Web Services
2 3 (1.49%) .NET
2 3 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (0.50%) Apache CXF
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) JPA
3 1 (0.50%) JSF
3 1 (0.50%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.94%) User Experience
3 11 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.48%) Data Extraction
4 5 (2.48%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (1.98%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.49%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.49%) LIMS
7 2 (0.99%) Derivative
7 2 (0.99%) EPoS
7 2 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.50%) FMCG
8 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.13%) Business Analysis
2 65 (32.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 54 (26.73%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.36%) User Stories
5 28 (13.86%) Migration
6 19 (9.41%) Scrum
7 16 (7.92%) Data Migration
7 16 (7.92%) Project Management
8 15 (7.43%) Data Analysis
8 15 (7.43%) Kanban
9 13 (6.44%) UML
9 13 (6.44%) Workflow
10 11 (5.45%) Asset Management
10 11 (5.45%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (4.95%) CRM
11 10 (4.95%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.95%) Process Improvement
11 10 (4.95%) Use Case
12 9 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.89%) SQL
2 3 (1.49%) C#
2 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.99%) C
3 2 (0.99%) JCL
3 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) ISEB
3 2 (0.99%) CGEIT
3 2 (0.99%) CISA
3 2 (0.99%) CISSP
3 2 (0.99%) CRISC
3 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) APMP
4 1 (0.50%) MOS
4 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.48%) MiFID
3 4 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.98%) FATCA
4 3 (1.49%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (1.49%) FINREP
4 3 (1.49%) ISO13485
5 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.99%) SEPA
6 1 (0.50%) Basel II
6 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.50%) EMIR
6 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.50%) UCITS
Vendors
1 15 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.44%) Oracle
3 10 (4.95%) SAP
4 5 (2.48%) AlgoSec
4 5 (2.48%) Qualys
4 5 (2.48%) ScanSafe
4 5 (2.48%) Symantec
5 4 (1.98%) IBM
5 4 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.49%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.49%) Infor
6 3 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (1.49%) Syclo
7 2 (0.99%) Charles River
7 2 (0.99%) Cognos
7 2 (0.99%) Informatica
7 2 (0.99%) Siebel
8 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.50%) Reuters
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