The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Job Titles advertised 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 115 100 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 16 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.69% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.73% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.66 - -
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2485 2325 2485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 91.80% 94.02% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1130 1144
Average daily rate £363 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +6.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 111
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £9.03 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £28.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Senior Business Analyst
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 11 £400 -11.11%
Glasgow +2 4 £463 +25.42% 1
Stirling -8 1 - -
Senior Business Analyst
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Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 19 (45.24%) Use Case
2 18 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 17 (40.48%) UML
3 17 (40.48%) MS Visio
3 17 (40.48%) Finance
3 17 (40.48%) BPMN
4 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 11 (26.19%) Content Management
6 11 (26.19%) Workflow
6 11 (26.19%) Migration
6 11 (26.19%) User Stories
7 10 (23.81%) Data Migration
7 10 (23.81%) Process Management
8 8 (19.05%) Document Management
9 7 (16.67%) Banking
10 6 (14.29%) CRM
11 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
12 4 (9.52%) Project Management
13 3 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (7.14%) Oracle
13 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
13 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 2 (4.76%) Hedge funds
14 2 (4.76%) Wealth Management
14 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
14 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
14 2 (4.76%) Billing
14 2 (4.76%) Retail

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Visio
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MS Access
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Billing
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Hedge funds
1 2 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Use Case
2 18 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 17 (40.48%) UML
3 17 (40.48%) BPMN
4 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (28.57%) Business Analysis
6 11 (26.19%) Content Management
6 11 (26.19%) Workflow
6 11 (26.19%) Migration
6 11 (26.19%) User Stories
7 10 (23.81%) Data Migration
7 10 (23.81%) Process Management
8 8 (19.05%) Document Management
9 6 (14.29%) CRM
10 4 (9.52%) Project Management
11 3 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (7.14%) Asset Management
11 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) C
1 1 (2.38%) Java
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CIMA
1 1 (2.38%) ACCA
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.38%) Solvency II
1 1 (2.38%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
2 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.38%) Sybase
2 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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