The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 55 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 -29  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 8 16 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.21% 2.28% 5.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.81% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 35
Median daily rate £388 £373 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% -3.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £466 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £380
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.25 £44.22
% change year-on-year +18.58% -36.10%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 550 570 759
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.08% 81.08% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 342 390
Median daily rate £376 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Glasgow

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Glasgow

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) Data Analysis
3 10 (45.45%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (27.27%) Change Management
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) MiFID
6 5 (22.73%) QlikView
7 4 (18.18%) Release Management
7 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 4 (18.18%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (18.18%) Legal
7 4 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (9.09%) .NET
9 2 (9.09%) NHS
9 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (9.09%) Java

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) QlikView
2 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
3 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Data Analysis
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (27.27%) Change Management
4 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
6 4 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (18.18%) Release Management
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Change Control
8 2 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Use Case
8 2 (9.09%) User Stories
9 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) MiFID
2 1 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (4.55%) EMIR
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Tableau
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) SAP