The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 June 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 System Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 152 113
Rank change year-on-year +48 -39  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 8 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.37% 0.17% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.18% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 14
Median daily rate £363 £341 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.22% -12.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £323 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £354 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.47

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2049 2720 2905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.57% 92.74% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1521 1502
Median daily rate £375 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +4.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 87
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -21.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +22 5 £438 -
Glasgow +3 2 £350 +11.11% 1
Renfrewshire +53 1 £375 +4.16%
Business Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Open Source
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.00%) HFM
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (5.00%) Case Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Design
7 1 (5.00%) Content Development
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Process Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
1 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) BPMN
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (5.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore