The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stirling during the 3 months to 27 March 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 Analyst
Scotland / Stirling
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 13 9
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 5.26% 6.00% 15.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 6.00% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling. 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
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19 50 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 31
Median daily rate £475 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.70% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Stirling

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Stirling

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Stirling region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stirling 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:

General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland