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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 17 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 227 204 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.15% 8.26% 9.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.65% 8.95% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 123 123
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£380 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £319 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
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
2624 2279 2061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.22% 92.27% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1391 1154 1064
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 80 81
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +4 145 £380 -2.56% 9
Glasgow -3 52 £338 -14.55% 8
Stirling -9 7 £363 -27.50% 1
Aberdeen -3 5 - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 197 (43.88%) Finance
2 139 (30.96%) Business Analysis
3 115 (25.61%) Banking
4 86 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (11.58%) Migration
7 51 (11.36%) MS Visio
8 47 (10.47%) Retail
9 43 (9.58%) Project Management
10 41 (9.13%) Use Case
11 38 (8.46%) SQL
12 35 (7.80%) UML
12 35 (7.80%) Data Modelling
13 33 (7.35%) Data Analysis
13 33 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (6.46%) BPMN
15 28 (6.24%) Validation
16 25 (5.57%) Workflow
16 25 (5.57%) Wealth Management
17 24 (5.35%) Retail Banking
18 23 (5.12%) Asset Management
19 22 (4.90%) Oracle
20 21 (4.68%) GAP Analysis
20 21 (4.68%) Requirements Management
20 21 (4.68%) Investment Banking
20 21 (4.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 20 (4.45%) Investment Management
21 20 (4.45%) MS Excel
22 19 (4.23%) Change Management
23 18 (4.01%) Data Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (2.90%) SAS
2 9 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.56%) CMS
4 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 51 (11.36%) MS Visio
2 20 (4.45%) MS Excel
3 17 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.78%) MS Office
5 2 (0.45%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.11%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.11%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.67%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.22%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.67%) Internet
1 3 (0.67%) WAN
2 2 (0.45%) LAN
2 2 (0.45%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.22%) Wireless
3 1 (0.22%) Intranet
3 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.34%) SQL Server
1 15 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.56%) MS Access
2 7 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.45%) QlikView
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 197 (43.88%) Finance
2 115 (25.61%) Banking
3 47 (10.47%) Retail
4 24 (5.35%) Retail Banking
5 21 (4.68%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.34%) Front Office
7 10 (2.23%) Legal
8 8 (1.78%) Advertising
9 7 (1.56%) Marketing
10 6 (1.34%) Back Office
11 4 (0.89%) Billing
12 3 (0.67%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.45%) Games
13 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.45%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.00%) XML
2 3 (0.67%) Spring
2 3 (0.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (0.67%) .NET
3 2 (0.45%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.22%) Mason
4 1 (0.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.56%) Reference Data
3 9 (2.00%) Derivative
4 7 (1.56%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.11%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (0.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.67%) Fixed Income
7 3 (0.67%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.45%) NHS
8 2 (0.45%) Equities
8 2 (0.45%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.45%) Informatics
9 1 (0.22%) Open Source
9 1 (0.22%) IVR
9 1 (0.22%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (30.96%) Business Analysis
2 86 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 65 (14.48%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (11.58%) Migration
5 43 (9.58%) Project Management
6 41 (9.13%) Use Case
7 35 (7.80%) UML
7 35 (7.80%) Data Modelling
8 33 (7.35%) Data Analysis
9 29 (6.46%) BPMN
10 28 (6.24%) Validation
11 25 (5.57%) Workflow
11 25 (5.57%) Wealth Management
12 23 (5.12%) Asset Management
13 21 (4.68%) GAP Analysis
13 21 (4.68%) Requirements Management
13 21 (4.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 20 (4.45%) Investment Management
15 19 (4.23%) Change Management
16 18 (4.01%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.46%) SQL
2 9 (2.00%) Java
3 7 (1.56%) PL/SQL
4 4 (0.89%) VBA
5 1 (0.22%) C
5 1 (0.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (3.12%) ISEB
2 13 (2.90%) Degree
3 4 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.67%) IIBA
5 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.22%) HNC
5 1 (0.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.67%) QA
5 1 (0.22%) MiFID
5 1 (0.22%) EMIR
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.22%) FINREP
5 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (4.90%) Oracle
2 11 (2.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.34%) Charles River
5 5 (1.11%) Bloomberg
6 4 (0.89%) IBM
6 4 (0.89%) Kofax
7 3 (0.67%) Google
7 3 (0.67%) Avaloq
7 3 (0.67%) Pega
7 3 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.67%) Sybase
7 3 (0.67%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.45%) Tableau
8 2 (0.45%) BI-SAM
8 2 (0.45%) Twitter
8 2 (0.45%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.45%) Linedata
8 2 (0.45%) FatWire
8 2 (0.45%) RIMES
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