Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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 System Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 150 191
Rank change year-on-year -47 +41 -49
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 15 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.51% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.54% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 7
Scotland median daily rate £325 £351 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.47% +6.44% -5.71%
10th Percentile £260 £313 £261
90th Percentile £375 £473 £373
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -21.43% - -

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 5,238 4,106 4,939
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.29% 95.29% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,955 2,358 2,833
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.40% +1.20% +4.17%
10th Percentile £238 £231 £230
90th Percentile £544 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 104 113
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £25.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +27.50% -
10th Percentile £10.35 £11.32 £10.26
90th Percentile £41.63 £46.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £17.80 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.81% -1.58% +6.35%

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in Scotland

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in Scotland

Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in Scotland

Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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 -19 12 £325 -13.33%
Glasgow -23 3 £300 -11.11%
Business Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Business Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Logistics
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) FMCG
3 3 (20.00%) Kanban
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Case Management
4 2 (13.33%) BPMN
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 2 (13.33%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) DSDM
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Billing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling

Business Systems 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) FMCG
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Case Management
2 3 (20.00%) Kanban
2 3 (20.00%) Logistics
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) BPMN
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) DSDM
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle