Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 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.

Senior Business Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 169 167
Rank change year-on-year +29 -2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 47 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.94% 0.28% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 16
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +1.85%
10th Percentile £363 £233 £319
90th Percentile £560 £488 £480
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £50.25 -
% change year-on-year +29.35% - -

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 4793 4080 5828
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 94.64% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2723 2384 3014
Scotland median daily rate £385 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £227
90th Percentile £530 £495 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 118 124
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 £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £49.10
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in Scotland

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in Scotland

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Analyst in Scotland

Senior Business 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 Senior Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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 +22 36 £406 -9.72% 3
Renfrewshire - 8 £445 -
Glasgow -12 3 £600 +41.18% 1
Senior Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior Business 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 Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (42.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (40.43%) Finance
3 16 (34.04%) Banking
4 11 (23.40%) Oracle
5 10 (21.28%) ERP
5 10 (21.28%) Business Analysis
6 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.02%) Release Management
7 8 (17.02%) JD Edwards
7 8 (17.02%) Order to Cash
8 6 (12.77%) Investment Management
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
9 5 (10.64%) BPMN
9 5 (10.64%) User Stories
10 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
10 4 (8.51%) Workflow
11 3 (6.38%) Billing
11 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
11 3 (6.38%) IBM
11 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
11 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.38%) Business Transformation
11 3 (6.38%) Pega
11 3 (6.38%) Use Case
11 3 (6.38%) Open Source
11 3 (6.38%) Business Process Modelling
12 2 (4.26%) Customer-Centricity
12 2 (4.26%) Service Design
12 2 (4.26%) Business Process Improvement
12 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement

Senior Business 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 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Loan IQ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 16 (34.04%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Billing
4 2 (4.26%) Back Office
4 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Derivative
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (21.28%) Business Analysis
2 10 (21.28%) ERP
3 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Order to Cash
4 8 (17.02%) Release Management
5 6 (12.77%) Investment Management
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) BPMN
6 5 (10.64%) User Stories
7 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.51%) Workflow
8 3 (6.38%) Business Process Modelling
8 3 (6.38%) Business Transformation
8 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Open Source
8 3 (6.38%) Use Case
9 2 (4.26%) Customer-Centricity
9 2 (4.26%) Data Mapping
9 2 (4.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) EMIR
2 1 (2.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.13%) PSD2
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) JD Edwards
3 3 (6.38%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Pega
3 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.13%) Avaloq
4 1 (2.13%) Calypso
4 1 (2.13%) Murex
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Wallstreet Suite