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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 24 19 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 62 105 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.02% 6.15% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.47% 7.46% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 63 30
Median daily rate £375 £342 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £28.48 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+26.39% -9.57%
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
830 1407 905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.58% 82.38% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 751 531
Median daily rate £398 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.01% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 84 (60.43%) Finance
2 54 (38.85%) Banking
3 46 (33.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (22.30%) Retail
4 31 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (17.27%) Retail Banking
6 22 (15.83%) Migration
6 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
7 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (13.67%) Change Management
9 18 (12.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (12.23%) SQL
11 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
11 16 (11.51%) Project Management
11 16 (11.51%) Process Improvement
12 15 (10.79%) MS Visio
13 14 (10.07%) Use Case
14 13 (9.35%) MS Office
15 12 (8.63%) PRINCE2
15 12 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (8.63%) Data Centre
16 11 (7.91%) User Experience
16 11 (7.91%) Oracle
17 10 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (7.19%) Data Modelling
17 10 (7.19%) Process Management
17 10 (7.19%) Business Process Improvement
18 9 (6.47%) Sitecore CMS
18 9 (6.47%) Sitecore
18 9 (6.47%) MS PowerPoint

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 9 (6.47%) CMS
1 9 (6.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.44%) SAS
2 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (15.83%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.79%) MS Visio
3 13 (9.35%) MS Office
4 9 (6.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.88%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.44%) MS Project
6 2 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.63%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.72%) GIS
5 1 (0.72%) MS Access
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.72%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.72%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (4.32%) JIRA
2 5 (3.60%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 84 (60.43%) Finance
2 54 (38.85%) Banking
3 31 (22.30%) Retail
4 24 (17.27%) Retail Banking
5 8 (5.76%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.16%) Law
8 1 (0.72%) Back Office
8 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (73.38%) Analyst
2 87 (62.59%) Business Analyst
3 11 (7.91%) Project Manager
4 8 (5.76%) Digital Analyst
4 8 (5.76%) Digital Business Analyst
4 8 (5.76%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (5.04%) Developer
6 6 (4.32%) Administrator
6 6 (4.32%) Banking Analyst
6 6 (4.32%) Data Analyst
6 6 (4.32%) Data Business Analyst
6 6 (4.32%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (3.60%) Business Data Analyst
7 5 (3.60%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (3.60%) Lead Business Analyst
7 5 (3.60%) Payments Business Analyst
7 5 (3.60%) Project Analyst
7 5 (3.60%) Service Analyst
8 4 (2.88%) Applications Support
8 4 (2.88%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.16%) CSS
1 3 (2.16%) HTML
2 2 (1.44%) Web Services
2 2 (1.44%) XML
3 1 (0.72%) .NET
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.63%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.91%) User Experience
4 6 (4.32%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.88%) Equities
5 4 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.16%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.16%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.16%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.44%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.44%) PKI
8 1 (0.72%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.72%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.88%) Linux
2 2 (1.44%) Unix
2 2 (1.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (15.83%) Migration
4 19 (13.67%) Change Management
5 18 (12.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (11.51%) Process Improvement
6 16 (11.51%) Project Management
7 14 (10.07%) Use Case
8 12 (8.63%) PRINCE2
9 10 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.19%) Business Process Improvement
9 10 (7.19%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.19%) Process Management
10 9 (6.47%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.76%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.76%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.76%) Test Scripting
11 8 (5.76%) User Stories
12 7 (5.04%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (5.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.23%) SQL
2 8 (5.76%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.72%) C
4 1 (0.72%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.04%) PMP
2 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.16%) ISEB
3 3 (2.16%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.44%) Degree
4 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.88%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) SEPA
3 2 (1.44%) MiFID
4 1 (0.72%) COBIT
4 1 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.72%) EMIR
4 1 (0.72%) FATCA
4 1 (0.72%) UCITS
Vendors
1 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.91%) Oracle
3 9 (6.47%) Sitecore
4 7 (5.04%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.44%) Avaya
5 2 (1.44%) EMC
5 2 (1.44%) Verint
6 1 (0.72%) NetSuite