Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 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.

Agile Business Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 163 174
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 35 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.70% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.51% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 16
Scotland median daily rate £394 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -15.73%
10th Percentile £343 £310 £326
90th Percentile £487 £441 £426
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.25 £43.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year -24.00% +38.89% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4748 4143 5884
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.61% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2688 2421 3041
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £235
90th Percentile £530 £495 £500
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 119 126
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.50 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.48% -29.34% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £48.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in Scotland

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in Scotland

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Business Analyst in Scotland

Agile Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 31 £400 - 1
Glasgow -11 2 £300 -7.69%
Agile Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Agile 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 Scotland region featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (57.14%) Finance
3 17 (48.57%) Business Analysis
4 14 (40.00%) Sitecore
5 13 (37.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (37.14%) CMS
6 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (28.57%) User Experience
7 10 (28.57%) Scrum
7 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
7 10 (28.57%) Axure RP
8 9 (25.71%) JIRA
8 9 (25.71%) Web Services
8 9 (25.71%) Change Management
9 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (22.86%) Use Case
9 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (22.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 7 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
10 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
10 7 (20.00%) Lucidchart
10 7 (20.00%) Business Change Management
11 6 (17.14%) User Stories
11 6 (17.14%) Kanban
12 5 (14.29%) Validation
12 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 5 (14.29%) Coaching
12 5 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
13 3 (8.57%) DevOps

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 13 (37.14%) CMS
1 13 (37.14%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 7 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Lucidchart
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Axure RP
2 9 (25.71%) JIRA
3 8 (22.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 20 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Business Analysis
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
4 9 (25.71%) Change Management
5 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.86%) Use Case
5 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Business Change Management
6 7 (20.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 6 (17.14%) Kanban
7 6 (17.14%) User Stories
8 5 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
8 5 (14.29%) Coaching
8 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.29%) Validation
9 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.57%) DevOps
10 2 (5.71%) BDD
10 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) SAP