The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 35 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 53 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.58% 9.27% 10.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 10.04% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 41 57
Median daily rate £368 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £408 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.22 £41.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +7.84%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 476 528 790
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.63% 92.31% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 291 468
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 24
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.49 £32.50 £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Glasgow over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (45.95%) Finance
1 17 (45.95%) Business Analysis
2 14 (37.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) MS Office
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
6 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) QlikView
6 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
7 3 (8.11%) Wealth Management
7 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Data Extraction
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) FATCA
7 3 (8.11%) User Stories
7 3 (8.11%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) ERP

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) SAS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.70%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.81%) QlikView
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) EPoS
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Business Analysis
2 14 (37.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
4 7 (18.92%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
6 4 (10.81%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (8.11%) Data Extraction
7 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.11%) ERP
7 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
7 3 (8.11%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) User Stories
7 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CGEIT
2 2 (5.41%) CISA
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) CRISC
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) MOS
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) FATCA
2 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.70%) Basel II
3 1 (2.70%) MiFID
3 1 (2.70%) SEPA
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Infor
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.70%) Sage