The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 114 95 92
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 10 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.86% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.94% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 16
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
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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
2599 2243 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.23% 91.93% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1118 1078
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 £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 80 68
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.72 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -16 9 £400 +3.49% 3
Glasgow -8 2 - -
Stirling - - - -
Senior Business Analyst
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Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (24.24%) MS Visio
6 7 (21.21%) Use Case
7 5 (15.15%) UML
7 5 (15.15%) BPMN
8 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 4 (12.12%) Workflow
9 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.09%) Process Management
9 3 (9.09%) User Stories
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
10 2 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (6.06%) Android
10 2 (6.06%) Fund Accounting
10 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
10 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
10 2 (6.06%) Change Control
10 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
10 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MS Access
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Front Office
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Android
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 10 (30.30%) Project Management
3 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (21.21%) Use Case
6 5 (15.15%) BPMN
6 5 (15.15%) UML
7 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.12%) Workflow
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Process Management
8 3 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.09%) User Stories
8 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.06%) Data Governance
9 2 (6.06%) Change Control
9 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
9 2 (6.06%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Sybase
2 1 (3.03%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.03%) Charles River
2 1 (3.03%) RIMES
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter