The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Business Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analytics over the 3 months to 29 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.

Business Analytics
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 133 -
Rank change year-on-year +30 -  
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.039% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £415 £440
% change year-on-year +20.48% -5.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 -

Business Analytics 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 1474 2157 2353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 83.80% 83.22% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1206 1296
Median daily rate £390 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% -0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £31.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +18.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.43 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Business Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Business Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analytics in Scotland

Business Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analytics in Scotland

Business Analytics
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 Analytics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 £500 -
Glasgow +2 1 £500 +122.22%
Business Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Insight
3 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) Service Design
4 2 (33.33%) Tableau
4 2 (33.33%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) JSF
5 1 (16.67%) BPMN
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) Apache OpenJPA
5 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF

Business Analytics
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Business Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Business Improvement Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Tableau Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Apache CXF
1 1 (16.67%) Apache OpenJPA
1 1 (16.67%) JPA
1 1 (16.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Insight
3 3 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Service Design
3 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat