The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analytics skills 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 Analytics over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analytics
Rank 127 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £294 £435
% change year-on-year
+70.21% -32.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2073 1746 1704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.46% 70.80% 65.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 870 819
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 61
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Business Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analytics across the Scotland region.

Business Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analytics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Business Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Business Analytics
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 Analytics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 - 7 £475 -
Glasgow - - - -
Business Analytics
UK

Business Analytics
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Business Analytics also 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 that cited Business Analytics.

1 9 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (77.78%) ERP
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Primavera
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Business Analytics also 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 that cited Business Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (77.78%) ERP
3 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Primavera