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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 31 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 188 388 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.36% 12.87% 7.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.87% 13.48% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 251 106
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £303 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £80.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% +57.14%
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
2738 2878 2497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.56% 95.46% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1532 1463 1374
Median daily rate £363 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 83 68
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -9 126 £375 +2.73% 11
Glasgow -26 38 £348 -7.33% 4
Stirling -2 6 £350 -13.04%
West Lothian -3 4 £383 +23.38%
Inverclyde - 3 £350 -
Renfrewshire -42 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £400 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £275 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 171 (41.50%) Finance
2 155 (37.62%) Banking
3 134 (32.52%) Business Analysis
4 119 (28.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 108 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (16.99%) Retail
7 63 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (14.08%) Retail Banking
9 46 (11.17%) MS Visio
10 42 (10.19%) Migration
10 42 (10.19%) User Stories
11 31 (7.52%) Use Case
11 31 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (7.28%) User Experience
13 28 (6.80%) Change Management
13 28 (6.80%) Data Analysis
14 27 (6.55%) Wealth Management
15 26 (6.31%) Microsoft
16 25 (6.07%) Scrum
17 24 (5.83%) GAP Analysis
17 24 (5.83%) Data Modelling
17 24 (5.83%) SQL
18 22 (5.34%) Kanban
18 22 (5.34%) BPMN
19 21 (5.10%) Web Services
19 21 (5.10%) XML
20 20 (4.85%) Requirements Analysis
20 20 (4.85%) Data Centre
20 20 (4.85%) Waterfall
21 19 (4.61%) MS Office

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 (3.88%) CMS
2 14 (3.40%) SAS
3 11 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.24%) Confluence
4 1 (0.24%) JBoss
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 46 (11.17%) MS Visio
2 19 (4.61%) MS Office
3 17 (4.13%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.97%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.64%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.70%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.73%) Primavera
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.46%) SaaS
2 4 (0.97%) Lucidchart
3 3 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.49%) Office 365
5 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) Intranet
2 1 (0.24%) LAN
2 1 (0.24%) SMS
2 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.46%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.46%) RDBMS
2 6 (1.46%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.21%) MS Access
4 4 (0.97%) Spatial Data
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.49%) GIS
6 2 (0.49%) Power BI
7 1 (0.24%) OLAP
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (2.91%) JIRA
2 5 (1.21%) Axure RP
3 4 (0.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 171 (41.50%) Finance
2 155 (37.62%) Banking
3 70 (16.99%) Retail
4 58 (14.08%) Retail Banking
5 17 (4.13%) Law
6 11 (2.67%) Billing
6 11 (2.67%) Front Office
7 10 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.43%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.70%) Back Office
9 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.49%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.49%) Legal
9 2 (0.49%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.10%) Web Services
1 21 (5.10%) XML
2 1 (0.24%) .NET
2 1 (0.24%) Apache CXF
2 1 (0.24%) HTML
2 1 (0.24%) JPA
2 1 (0.24%) JSF
2 1 (0.24%) Middleware
2 1 (0.24%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.28%) User Experience
3 20 (4.85%) Data Centre
4 7 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.21%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.21%) Derivative
6 5 (1.21%) Equities
6 5 (1.21%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (0.73%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.73%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.73%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.49%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.49%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.49%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.24%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.24%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.49%) Unix
2 1 (0.24%) Android
2 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (32.52%) Business Analysis
2 119 (28.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 108 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (10.19%) Migration
4 42 (10.19%) User Stories
5 31 (7.52%) Use Case
5 31 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 28 (6.80%) Change Management
6 28 (6.80%) Data Analysis
7 27 (6.55%) Wealth Management
8 25 (6.07%) Scrum
9 24 (5.83%) Data Modelling
9 24 (5.83%) GAP Analysis
10 22 (5.34%) BPMN
10 22 (5.34%) Kanban
11 20 (4.85%) Requirements Analysis
11 20 (4.85%) Waterfall
12 19 (4.61%) Project Management
13 18 (4.37%) Asset Management
13 18 (4.37%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.83%) SQL
2 3 (0.73%) VBA
3 2 (0.49%) Java
4 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (3.16%) ISEB
2 9 (2.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.46%) Degree
4 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.49%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.49%) PMP
4 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) IIBA
5 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (2.18%) QA
3 8 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) SEPA
5 1 (0.24%) MiFID
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.49%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (6.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.88%) Oracle
3 12 (2.91%) Sitecore
4 8 (1.94%) Charles River
4 8 (1.94%) SAP
5 6 (1.46%) Cisco
6 4 (0.97%) Avaya
6 4 (0.97%) HP
6 4 (0.97%) Verint
7 3 (0.73%) IBM
8 2 (0.49%) CA
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe
9 1 (0.24%) Apple
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos
9 1 (0.24%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.24%) Linedata
9 1 (0.24%) Planview
9 1 (0.24%) Sybase
9 1 (0.24%) Teradata
9 1 (0.24%) TSYS
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