The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 124 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.15% 0.039% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.042% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£380 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Business Analyst
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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
2569 2356 2344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.35% 92.98% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1133 1145
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 £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 92 117
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lead Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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 £415 - 2
Glasgow -8 1 £375 -6.25%
Lead Business Analyst
UK

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) SAS
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) MS Office
5 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) BPMN
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Billing
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Spring

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Use Case
3 1 (6.67%) BPMN
3 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) PeopleSoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
JM
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago