The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 19 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 90 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.10% 3.99% 4.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 5.49% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 33 20
Average daily rate
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£387 £400 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% -3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+34.42% +1.66%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1131 911 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.63% 72.65% 71.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 483 227
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £50.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.23 £20.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Edinburgh region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Edinburgh region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 92 (50.83%) Finance
2 63 (34.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (30.39%) Banking
4 48 (26.52%) Project Management
5 30 (16.57%) Migration
6 24 (13.26%) Retail
6 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
8 22 (12.15%) MS Excel
9 20 (11.05%) SQL
10 19 (10.50%) Data Analysis
11 18 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (8.84%) MS Access
13 15 (8.29%) SharePoint
13 15 (8.29%) Validation
13 15 (8.29%) Retail Banking
14 14 (7.73%) MS Office
15 13 (7.18%) Data Modelling
15 13 (7.18%) Change Management
15 13 (7.18%) Requirements Management
16 11 (6.08%) Management Information System
16 11 (6.08%) Data Management
16 11 (6.08%) MS Visio
16 11 (6.08%) Oracle
16 11 (6.08%) ISEB
17 10 (5.52%) UML
17 10 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (5.52%) Process Management
18 9 (4.97%) SAS
18 9 (4.97%) Wealth Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.97%) SAS
3 7 (3.87%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.55%) Lync
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.73%) MS Office
3 11 (6.08%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.76%) MS Project
6 3 (1.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (0.55%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (0.55%) NAS
2 1 (0.55%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.55%) ADSL
2 1 (0.55%) ATM
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) WAN
2 1 (0.55%) DHCP
2 1 (0.55%) DNS
2 1 (0.55%) SAN
2 1 (0.55%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) MPLS
2 1 (0.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (8.84%) MS Access
4 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.10%) TKPROF
6 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) ClearCase
General
1 92 (50.83%) Finance
2 55 (30.39%) Banking
3 24 (13.26%) Retail
4 15 (8.29%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.21%) Legal
5 4 (2.21%) Private Banking
6 3 (1.66%) Back Office
6 3 (1.66%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.10%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 139 (76.80%) Analyst
2 108 (59.67%) Business Analyst
3 15 (8.29%) Data Analyst
4 14 (7.73%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.63%) MI Analyst
6 11 (6.08%) Developer
7 10 (5.52%) Change Analyst
8 8 (4.42%) Lead Business Analyst
8 8 (4.42%) Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (3.31%) Business Manager
9 6 (3.31%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.31%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (2.21%) Payments Business Analyst
10 4 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.21%) Architect
10 4 (2.21%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (2.21%) Administrator
11 3 (1.66%) Business Systems Analyst
11 3 (1.66%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (1.66%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.87%) HTML
1 7 (3.87%) .NET
1 7 (3.87%) CSS
1 7 (3.87%) .NET Framework
2 6 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (3.31%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.76%) Entity Framework
4 4 (2.21%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.08%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.87%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.21%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.66%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.10%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.10%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.55%) Replication
7 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.66%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Android
2 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (34.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (26.52%) Project Management
3 30 (16.57%) Migration
4 19 (10.50%) Data Analysis
5 15 (8.29%) Validation
6 13 (7.18%) Change Management
6 13 (7.18%) Data Modelling
6 13 (7.18%) Requirements Management
7 11 (6.08%) Data Management
8 10 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.52%) UML
8 10 (5.52%) Process Management
9 9 (4.97%) Wealth Management
9 9 (4.97%) Data Governance
10 8 (4.42%) BPMN
10 8 (4.42%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (4.42%) Investment Management
10 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.42%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.87%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.05%) SQL
2 7 (3.87%) VBA
2 7 (3.87%) C#
2 7 (3.87%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.76%) Java
4 3 (1.66%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (6.08%) ISEB
2 2 (1.10%) Degree
2 2 (1.10%) IIBA
2 2 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.21%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) FATCA
4 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (6.08%) Oracle
2 7 (3.87%) Lotus
3 5 (2.76%) EMC
4 4 (2.21%) Avaloq
4 4 (2.21%) IBM
4 4 (2.21%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.55%) VMware
6 1 (0.55%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.55%) SAP
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco
6 1 (0.55%) Pega
6 1 (0.55%) F5
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