The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 116 123 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.23% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.25% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
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£450 £325 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -26.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £356
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.02 -
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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
2801 2431 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.74% 92.47% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1288 1083
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 62 54
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Business Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IT Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

IT 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 IT Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 7 £450 +38.46%
Glasgow -2 2 £375 -6.25%
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IT Business Analyst
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Finance
1 11 (73.33%) Business Analysis
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
3 7 (46.67%) Investment Management
4 4 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Charles River
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Front Office
6 2 (13.33%) Back Office
6 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
6 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (6.67%) Document Management
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Derivative
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) EMIR
7 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) ISEB
7 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
7 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office
3 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Biometrics
1 1 (6.67%) Derivative
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Business Analysis
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
3 7 (46.67%) Investment Management
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Document Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Charles River