The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 14 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.28% 10.14% 4.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 10.45% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+44.76% +7.14%
Business Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
61 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 97.10% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 38
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.84 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Livingston -4 2 £325 +4.00%
Business Analyst
Scotland

Business Analyst
Top 10 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft