Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Data Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 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 Data Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 178 182
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 10 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 12
Scotland median daily rate £325 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.84% -11.43% -5.08%
10th Percentile £250 £285 £223
90th Percentile £352 £404 £449
UK median daily rate £438 £395 £413
% change year-on-year +10.76% -4.24% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £21.60 -

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 4807 4087 5876
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.41% 94.74% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2746 2400 3042
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -2.60% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £226
90th Percentile £531 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 120 124
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%
10th Percentile £11.24 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.05 £43.08 £49.10
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Business Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Data Analyst in Scotland

Business Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Data Analyst in Scotland

Business Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Data Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Data Analyst in Scotland

Business Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Data Analyst in Scotland

Business Data 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 Business Data Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 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 7 £313 -10.39%
West Lothian - 2 £325 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Business Data Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Business Data 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 Business Data Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) SAS
3 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) User Experience
5 2 (20.00%) Business Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) OLAP
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) MS Access
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (10.00%) QA
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Banking

Business Data 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 4 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA