The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 18.82% 10.39% 13.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.05% 10.81% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 13
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£403 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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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 Stirling 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
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
84 74 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 98.82% 96.10% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 54
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £9.62 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.54% +78.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region that cited 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 Business Analyst in their job title.

1 23 (92.00%) Banking
2 19 (76.00%) Investment Banking
3 17 (68.00%) Business Analysis
4 13 (52.00%) Validation
5 12 (48.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 12 (48.00%) Use Case
6 11 (44.00%) Reference Data
7 9 (36.00%) Back Office
8 7 (28.00%) Fixed Income
9 4 (16.00%) Derivative
9 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
9 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (16.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) Charles River
10 3 (12.00%) Front Office
10 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
10 3 (12.00%) thinkFolio
10 3 (12.00%) MiFID
10 3 (12.00%) SDLC
11 2 (8.00%) EMIR
11 2 (8.00%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (8.00%) Project Management
11 2 (8.00%) Finance
11 2 (8.00%) OO
11 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
11 2 (8.00%) Toad
12 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region that cited 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 Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Toad
General
1 23 (92.00%) Banking
2 19 (76.00%) Investment Banking
3 9 (36.00%) Back Office
4 3 (12.00%) Front Office
5 2 (8.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Reference Data
2 7 (28.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (16.00%) Derivative
3 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) User Experience
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Business Analysis
2 13 (52.00%) Validation
3 12 (48.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (48.00%) Use Case
4 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (12.00%) SDLC
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) UML
7 1 (4.00%) Process Management
7 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) MiFID
2 2 (8.00%) EMIR
2 2 (8.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Charles River
2 1 (4.00%) Cognos
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Pega