Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 24 July 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 -22 +18
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 162 205 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.85% 3.71% 5.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 4.37% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 151 226
Scotland median daily rate £369 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.10% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £286 £280 £298
90th Percentile £468 £488 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Scotland median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £32.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.74% -7.43% +11.11%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3485 4691 5118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 82.84% 85.00% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 2678 2664
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £235 £250
90th Percentile £525 £510 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 89 121
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.29 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £43.15 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Scotland

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Scotland

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Scotland

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Scotland

Business Analysis
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 Business Analysis within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 July 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 +5 119 £375 +1.35% 15
Glasgow -6 29 £319 -8.93% 5
West Lothian +1 7 £350 +2.94%
Stirling +14 4 £375 +36.36%
Inverclyde +9 1 - - 3
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 73 (45.06%) Finance
2 47 (29.01%) Banking
3 46 (28.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (25.93%) Project Management
6 25 (15.43%) Data Analysis
7 19 (11.73%) Microsoft
7 19 (11.73%) Change Management
8 18 (11.11%) Migration
9 17 (10.49%) PRINCE2
9 17 (10.49%) User Stories
10 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
10 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (9.26%) Disclosure Scotland
12 14 (8.64%) Retail
13 13 (8.02%) SQL
13 13 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (7.41%) MS Visio
14 12 (7.41%) Asset Management
15 11 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (6.79%) TDD
16 10 (6.17%) GAP Analysis
16 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Project
16 10 (6.17%) MiFID
17 9 (5.56%) Degree
17 9 (5.56%) Oracle
17 9 (5.56%) Risk Management
17 9 (5.56%) Legal
18 8 (4.94%) Workflow
18 8 (4.94%) Scrum

Business Analysis
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 7 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (0.62%) Confluence
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (9.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (4.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.62%) Movex
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.62%) Pega PRPC
1 1 (0.62%) Sonata
1 1 (0.62%) thinkFolio
1 1 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.70%) QlikView
2 6 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.47%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.85%) Big Data
6 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.62%) BODI
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.62%) DataStage
7 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 73 (45.06%) Finance
2 47 (29.01%) Banking
3 14 (8.64%) Retail
4 9 (5.56%) Legal
5 7 (4.32%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.23%) Advertising
7 2 (1.23%) Back Office
7 2 (1.23%) Front Office
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.62%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 130 (80.25%) Analyst
2 114 (70.37%) Business Analyst
3 18 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.79%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (6.79%) Senior Business Analyst
5 10 (6.17%) Project Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) Banking Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) Banking Business Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) Business IT Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) Data Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) Data Business Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) IT Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Lead Business Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Migration Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.47%) Web Services
2 1 (0.62%) Ajax
2 1 (0.62%) Angular 2
2 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.62%) CSS
2 1 (0.62%) HTML
2 1 (0.62%) jQuery
2 1 (0.62%) React
2 1 (0.62%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.94%) User Experience
3 7 (4.32%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.23%) Equities
5 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.23%) NHS
6 1 (0.62%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.62%) Derivative
6 1 (0.62%) FMCG
6 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.62%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.62%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (0.62%) Unix
2 1 (0.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.93%) Project Management
4 25 (15.43%) Data Analysis
5 19 (11.73%) Change Management
6 18 (11.11%) Migration
7 17 (10.49%) PRINCE2
7 17 (10.49%) User Stories
8 13 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.41%) Asset Management
10 11 (6.79%) TDD
10 11 (6.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (6.17%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (5.56%) Risk Management
13 8 (4.94%) Data Migration
13 8 (4.94%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.94%) Release Management
13 8 (4.94%) Scrum
13 8 (4.94%) Workflow
14 7 (4.32%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.02%) SQL
2 1 (0.62%) C#
2 1 (0.62%) C++
2 1 (0.62%) Java
2 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.62%) Python
2 1 (0.62%) RPG
2 1 (0.62%) Ruby
2 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.62%) VB
2 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.56%) Degree
2 8 (4.94%) APMP
3 4 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.62%) PMP
5 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (6.17%) MiFID
3 7 (4.32%) Data Quality
4 5 (3.09%) EMIR
5 3 (1.85%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.23%) FATCA
6 2 (1.23%) GDPR
7 1 (0.62%) COBIT
7 1 (0.62%) COREP
7 1 (0.62%) FINREP
7 1 (0.62%) IFRS
7 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle
3 4 (2.47%) Tableau
4 3 (1.85%) Teradata
5 2 (1.23%) IBM
5 2 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (0.62%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.62%) BISAM
6 1 (0.62%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.62%) Charles River
6 1 (0.62%) Cognos
6 1 (0.62%) Informatica
6 1 (0.62%) Northgate
6 1 (0.62%) Pega
6 1 (0.62%) Talend
6 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.62%) Trillium
6 1 (0.62%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Empiric
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Accenture
Rate: From £31,424 to £49,850 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago