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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 40 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 14 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.72% 5.39% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 6.37% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 30
Median daily rate £296 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.54% -12.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £219 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% +3.83%  

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 439 487 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.41% 84.70% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 269 412
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Glasgow

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Glasgow

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 12 (38.71%) Data Analysis
2 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 9 (29.03%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
3 9 (29.03%) Degree
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (19.35%) QlikView
6 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
6 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (16.13%) Change Management
7 5 (16.13%) User Stories
8 4 (12.90%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (12.90%) SDLC
8 4 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Use Case
8 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.90%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 3 (9.68%) MS Office
9 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.68%) Migration
9 3 (9.68%) Wealth Management
9 3 (9.68%) Data Migration

Business Analysis
Top Related 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) MS Office
4 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (19.35%) QlikView
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 17 (54.84%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Banking Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) MI Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.23%) Technology Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) EPoS
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Data Analysis
2 11 (35.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (29.03%) Project Management
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Risk Management
5 6 (19.35%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) User Stories
7 4 (12.90%) Business Process Mapping
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (12.90%) Use Case
8 3 (9.68%) Data Management
8 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
8 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) FATCA
2 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.23%) MiFID
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) SAP