Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Business Analyst
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 26 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 89 63 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 6.85% 5.65% 10.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.09% 5.96% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 114
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £287 £288 £263
90th Percentile £449 £435 £449
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £369
% change year-on-year +10.71% -5.08% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £33.71
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 £25.11
% change year-on-year - +59.33% +11.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1255 1057 1620
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 94.71% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 564 841
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £385 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +6.94% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 27 29
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £13.38 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.48% -60.31% +104.30%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.00 £41.35 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Glasgow

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 40 (44.94%) Business Analysis
2 30 (33.71%) Finance
3 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (30.34%) User Stories
5 20 (22.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (16.85%) GDPR
7 14 (15.73%) Banking
8 13 (14.61%) Migration
8 13 (14.61%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (14.61%) CRM
9 12 (13.48%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (12.36%) Legal
10 11 (12.36%) Project Management
10 11 (12.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.36%) Data Migration
10 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (11.24%) Business Process Analysis
11 10 (11.24%) Degree
11 10 (11.24%) Information Security
12 9 (10.11%) Use Case
12 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
12 9 (10.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 9 (10.11%) Target Operating Model
13 8 (8.99%) Confluence
13 8 (8.99%) JIRA
13 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
14 7 (7.87%) Wealth Management
14 7 (7.87%) Data Integration
15 6 (6.74%) User Experience
15 6 (6.74%) Workflow Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 8 (8.99%) Confluence
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.12%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) Big Data
2 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) JIRA
General
1 30 (33.71%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Legal
4 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
6 2 (2.25%) Marketing
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) Electronics
7 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) User Experience
3 3 (3.37%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (3.37%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.25%) FMCG
5 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) PMI
5 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) Business Analysis
2 29 (32.58%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.34%) User Stories
4 20 (22.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.61%) CRM
5 13 (14.61%) Migration
6 12 (13.48%) GAP Analysis
7 11 (12.36%) Data Migration
7 11 (12.36%) Project Management
7 11 (12.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (11.24%) Business Process Analysis
8 10 (11.24%) Information Security
9 9 (10.11%) Target Operating Model
9 9 (10.11%) Use Case
9 9 (10.11%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.99%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.87%) Data Integration
11 7 (7.87%) Wealth Management
12 6 (6.74%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (6.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.25%) ISEB
3 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.12%) PMP
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.85%) GDPR
2 5 (5.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (4.49%) EMIR
3 4 (4.49%) MiFID
4 3 (3.37%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.12%) FATCA
5 1 (1.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) Casewise
4 1 (1.12%) Cognos
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) Twitter