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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 40 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 91 208 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.67% 7.36% 7.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 7.88% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 136 122
Median daily rate £380 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £463 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £395
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £25.11 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £26.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+73.58% -22.05%
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
1858 2638 2706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 93.31% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1386 1449
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -15 48 £400 +5.32% 7
Glasgow -21 21 £365 +7.03% 1
Stirling +4 7 £300 -33.33%
Scottish Borders - 4 £325 -
Dundee - 2 £388 -
Inverclyde -1 1 £363 +11.53% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
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 10 December 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 81 (37.16%) Business Analysis
2 74 (33.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 73 (33.49%) Finance
4 60 (27.52%) Banking
5 56 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (14.68%) User Stories
8 26 (11.93%) Retail
9 23 (10.55%) Scrum
10 22 (10.09%) Migration
11 20 (9.17%) Project Management
12 18 (8.26%) MS Visio
12 18 (8.26%) Retail Banking
13 17 (7.80%) Kanban
13 17 (7.80%) Microsoft
14 16 (7.34%) SQL
14 16 (7.34%) Data Analysis
14 16 (7.34%) User Experience
15 15 (6.88%) Asset Management
16 14 (6.42%) Workflow
16 14 (6.42%) Oracle
16 14 (6.42%) Data Migration
17 13 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (5.96%) Management Information System
18 12 (5.50%) Wireframes
18 12 (5.50%) GAP Analysis
18 12 (5.50%) Data Modelling
18 12 (5.50%) Systems Analysis
18 12 (5.50%) Degree
19 11 (5.05%) Use Case

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 4 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.38%) SAS
2 3 (1.38%) SugarCRM
3 2 (0.92%) JBoss
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (8.26%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.59%) MS Office
3 5 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.29%) Maximo
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.92%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) HFM
3 1 (0.46%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.46%) MultiFonds
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.46%) Primavera
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.38%) Power BI
3 2 (0.92%) GIS
3 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.46%) Big Data
4 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.46%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 73 (33.49%) Finance
2 60 (27.52%) Banking
3 26 (11.93%) Retail
4 18 (8.26%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Law
6 3 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.92%) Billing
7 2 (0.92%) German Language
7 2 (0.92%) Legal
7 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Back Office
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.67%) Web Services
2 6 (2.75%) XML
3 3 (1.38%) .NET
4 2 (0.92%) Apache CXF
4 2 (0.92%) JPA
4 2 (0.92%) JSF
4 2 (0.92%) RichFaces
5 1 (0.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.34%) User Experience
3 13 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.21%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.38%) Derivative
5 3 (1.38%) LIMS
6 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.92%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.92%) EPoS
6 2 (0.92%) PKI
6 2 (0.92%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.92%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.46%) NHS
7 1 (0.46%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.46%) Android
1 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (37.16%) Business Analysis
2 74 (33.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (14.68%) User Stories
5 23 (10.55%) Scrum
6 22 (10.09%) Migration
7 20 (9.17%) Project Management
8 17 (7.80%) Kanban
9 16 (7.34%) Data Analysis
10 15 (6.88%) Asset Management
11 14 (6.42%) Data Migration
11 14 (6.42%) Workflow
12 13 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (5.50%) Data Modelling
13 12 (5.50%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (5.50%) Systems Analysis
13 12 (5.50%) Wireframes
14 11 (5.05%) BDD
14 11 (5.05%) CRM
14 11 (5.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.34%) SQL
2 3 (1.38%) C
2 3 (1.38%) C#
2 3 (1.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.50%) Degree
2 7 (3.21%) ISEB
3 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) CGEIT
4 2 (0.92%) CISA
4 2 (0.92%) CISSP
4 2 (0.92%) CRISC
4 2 (0.92%) PMP
4 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.46%) MOS
5 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) MiFID
2 6 (2.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.83%) FATCA
3 4 (1.83%) SEPA
4 3 (1.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.38%) FINREP
4 3 (1.38%) ISO13485
4 3 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.92%) QA
5 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.46%) EMIR
6 1 (0.46%) UCITS
Vendors
1 17 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.42%) Oracle
3 10 (4.59%) SAP
4 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.38%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (1.38%) Syclo
6 2 (0.92%) Charles River
6 2 (0.92%) Cisco
6 2 (0.92%) Cognos
6 2 (0.92%) IBM
6 2 (0.92%) Informatica
6 2 (0.92%) Siebel
7 1 (0.46%) Casewise
7 1 (0.46%) Google
7 1 (0.46%) Infor
7 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.46%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.46%) Reuters
7 1 (0.46%) Twitter