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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 23 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 88 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.03% 2.95% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.09% 4.07% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 24
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£378 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £318 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -18.89%
Business Analysis
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
1088 860 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.57% 72.39% 66.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 462 272
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £252 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 11
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £180.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 61 (45.19%) Finance
2 38 (28.15%) Banking
3 30 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (16.30%) Project Management
5 22 (16.30%) SQL
6 18 (13.33%) Migration
7 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
8 15 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (9.63%) Data Management
10 12 (8.89%) Retail
10 12 (8.89%) Asset Management
10 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
11 11 (8.15%) Data Analysis
12 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
12 10 (7.41%) Investment Management
13 9 (6.67%) Wealth Management
13 9 (6.67%) Fund Accounting
13 9 (6.67%) Data Governance
13 9 (6.67%) Data Quality
13 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (6.67%) Quality Management
13 9 (6.67%) ISEB
13 9 (6.67%) SAS
13 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
14 8 (5.93%) PRINCE2
14 8 (5.93%) MS Office
14 8 (5.93%) MS Visio
14 8 (5.93%) Investment Banking
15 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.67%) SAS
3 2 (1.48%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.93%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.93%) MS Office
3 7 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.74%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.74%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) Network Security
2 1 (0.74%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.96%) MS Access
4 3 (2.22%) TKPROF
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) ClearCase
General
1 61 (45.19%) Finance
2 38 (28.15%) Banking
3 12 (8.89%) Retail
4 8 (5.93%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.19%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (73.33%) Analyst
2 74 (54.81%) Business Analyst
3 11 (8.15%) Developer
4 10 (7.41%) MI Analyst
5 9 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.67%) Consultant
5 9 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 6 (4.44%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (4.44%) Business Manager
6 6 (4.44%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (3.70%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (3.70%) Change Analyst
8 4 (2.96%) Business Consultant
8 4 (2.96%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (2.22%) Charles River Consultant
9 3 (2.22%) SQL Programmer
9 3 (2.22%) SAS Data Analyst
9 3 (2.22%) Business Architect
9 3 (2.22%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) .NET
2 4 (2.96%) Hibernate
2 4 (2.96%) Spring
3 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.48%) HTML
4 2 (1.48%) CSS
4 2 (1.48%) XML
4 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.48%) WinForms
5 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.44%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.96%) Derivative
5 3 (2.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.48%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.48%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) Android
2 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (16.30%) Project Management
3 18 (13.33%) Migration
4 13 (9.63%) Data Management
5 12 (8.89%) Asset Management
6 11 (8.15%) Data Analysis
7 10 (7.41%) Investment Management
8 9 (6.67%) Fund Accounting
8 9 (6.67%) Wealth Management
8 9 (6.67%) Data Governance
8 9 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.67%) Quality Management
9 8 (5.93%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.19%) Workflow
11 6 (4.44%) Validation
11 6 (4.44%) Requirements Management
11 6 (4.44%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.44%) Business Process Improvement
12 5 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.30%) SQL
2 7 (5.19%) C#
3 5 (3.70%) Java
4 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (1.48%) Degree
2 2 (1.48%) IIBA
2 2 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) FATCA
2 1 (0.74%) EMIR
2 1 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (4.44%) Oracle
2 4 (2.96%) Charles River
3 3 (2.22%) Avaloq
4 2 (1.48%) Pega
4 2 (1.48%) BI-SAM
4 2 (1.48%) IBM
4 2 (1.48%) Lotus
4 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.48%) Linedata
5 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
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