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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 22 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 85 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.75% 4.00% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 5.23% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 28 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £358 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.21% +47.92%
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
1158 976 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.35% 76.61% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 584 325
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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.

1 102 (57.63%) Finance
2 83 (46.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (32.20%) Banking
4 36 (20.34%) Project Management
5 27 (15.25%) Retail
6 26 (14.69%) Data Analysis
7 22 (12.43%) Migration
8 19 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (9.04%) Change Management
10 15 (8.47%) Retail Banking
10 15 (8.47%) Target Operating Model
11 14 (7.91%) Requirements Management
11 14 (7.91%) Validation
12 13 (7.34%) GAP Analysis
12 13 (7.34%) MS Excel
12 13 (7.34%) MS Visio
13 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (6.78%) SQL
13 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
13 12 (6.78%) Data Modelling
14 11 (6.21%) MS Access
14 11 (6.21%) Analytics
15 10 (5.65%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (5.65%) Systems Analysis
16 9 (5.08%) BPMN
16 9 (5.08%) Data Centre
16 9 (5.08%) UML
16 9 (5.08%) PRINCE2
16 9 (5.08%) .NET
17 8 (4.52%) Oracle

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.39%) SAS
3 5 (2.82%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.56%) Lync
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (7.34%) MS Excel
1 13 (7.34%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.52%) MS Office
3 2 (1.13%) SPSS
3 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) Intranet
2 1 (0.56%) MPLS
2 1 (0.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) NAS
2 1 (0.56%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.56%) ADSL
2 1 (0.56%) ATM
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
2 1 (0.56%) DHCP
2 1 (0.56%) DNS
2 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.21%) MS Access
3 7 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.82%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.56%) TKPROF
General
1 102 (57.63%) Finance
2 57 (32.20%) Banking
3 27 (15.25%) Retail
4 15 (8.47%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.95%) Back Office
6 4 (2.26%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Marketing
7 2 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 150 (84.75%) Analyst
2 129 (72.88%) Business Analyst
3 14 (7.91%) Data Analyst
3 14 (7.91%) Banking Business Analyst
4 13 (7.34%) Financial Business Analyst
4 13 (7.34%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 13 (7.34%) Project Manager
5 9 (5.08%) Change Analyst
6 8 (4.52%) Lead Business Analyst
6 8 (4.52%) Payments Business Analyst
7 7 (3.95%) Developer
8 6 (3.39%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (2.82%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.26%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.26%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.26%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (2.26%) Administrator
10 4 (2.26%) MI Analyst
11 3 (1.69%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.08%) .NET
2 6 (3.39%) HTML
3 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.82%) CSS
3 5 (2.82%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (2.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.69%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.13%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.13%) User Experience
4 2 (1.13%) Derivative
4 2 (1.13%) Statistics
5 1 (0.56%) Replication
5 1 (0.56%) PKI
5 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.56%) Windows
1 1 (0.56%) Android
1 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (46.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (20.34%) Project Management
3 26 (14.69%) Data Analysis
4 22 (12.43%) Migration
5 19 (10.73%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (9.04%) Change Management
7 15 (8.47%) Target Operating Model
8 14 (7.91%) Validation
8 14 (7.91%) Requirements Management
9 13 (7.34%) GAP Analysis
10 12 (6.78%) Data Modelling
11 11 (6.21%) Analytics
12 10 (5.65%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (5.65%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (5.08%) BPMN
13 9 (5.08%) PRINCE2
13 9 (5.08%) UML
14 8 (4.52%) Investment Management
14 8 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (3.95%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.78%) SQL
2 8 (4.52%) C#
2 8 (4.52%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.95%) VBA
4 2 (1.13%) C
5 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.39%) ISEB
2 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.13%) EMIR
4 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.56%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (4.52%) Oracle
2 5 (2.82%) Lotus
3 4 (2.26%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.26%) EMC
4 3 (1.69%) Charles River
5 2 (1.13%) Genesys
5 2 (1.13%) IBM
5 2 (1.13%) Verint
6 1 (0.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco
6 1 (0.56%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) Actimize
6 1 (0.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.56%) Avaloq
6 1 (0.56%) F5
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago