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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 22 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 93 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.43% 4.50% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.91% 5.67% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £315 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +65.78%
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
1346 935 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.58% 79.30% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 513 384
Average daily rate £400 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.45% -27.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £5.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 August 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 August 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.

1 114 (64.77%) Finance
2 83 (47.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (32.39%) Banking
4 25 (14.20%) Project Management
5 23 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (11.93%) Data Analysis
7 20 (11.36%) Migration
8 18 (10.23%) Retail
9 17 (9.66%) GAP Analysis
9 17 (9.66%) MS Visio
10 16 (9.09%) Change Management
10 16 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
11 15 (8.52%) MS Excel
12 13 (7.39%) SQL
12 13 (7.39%) MS Office
12 13 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (6.82%) Asset Management
13 12 (6.82%) Data Centre
13 12 (6.82%) Analytics
14 11 (6.25%) Requirements Management
14 11 (6.25%) Retail Banking
15 10 (5.68%) Test Scripting
15 10 (5.68%) Data Management
16 9 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
16 9 (5.11%) Scrum
16 9 (5.11%) Validation
16 9 (5.11%) Process Management
16 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (4.55%) PRINCE2
17 8 (4.55%) Data Modelling

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (4.55%) SAS
2 2 (1.14%) CMS
3 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (9.66%) MS Visio
2 15 (8.52%) MS Excel
3 13 (7.39%) MS Office
4 9 (5.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) ADSL
1 1 (0.57%) LAN
1 1 (0.57%) WAN
1 1 (0.57%) DHCP
1 1 (0.57%) DNS
1 1 (0.57%) SAN
1 1 (0.57%) Intranet
1 1 (0.57%) MPLS
1 1 (0.57%) Firewall
1 1 (0.57%) NAS
1 1 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (0.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.84%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) JDeveloper
General
1 114 (64.77%) Finance
2 57 (32.39%) Banking
3 18 (10.23%) Retail
4 11 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.98%) Back Office
6 2 (1.14%) Front Office
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Billing
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 151 (85.80%) Analyst
2 134 (76.14%) Business Analyst
3 21 (11.93%) Banking Business Analyst
4 13 (7.39%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 13 (7.39%) Data Analyst
4 13 (7.39%) Financial Business Analyst
5 9 (5.11%) Lead Business Analyst
6 8 (4.55%) Payments Business Analyst
7 7 (3.98%) Change Analyst
7 7 (3.98%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.98%) Administrator
8 6 (3.41%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (2.84%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.27%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (2.27%) Data Business Analyst
11 3 (1.70%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (1.70%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (1.70%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.14%) J2EE
2 2 (1.14%) TopLink
3 1 (0.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.27%) User Experience
4 3 (1.70%) Derivative
4 3 (1.70%) Statistics
5 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.57%) Windows
1 1 (0.57%) Android
1 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (47.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (14.20%) Project Management
3 23 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (11.93%) Data Analysis
5 20 (11.36%) Migration
6 17 (9.66%) GAP Analysis
7 16 (9.09%) Change Management
7 16 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
8 13 (7.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (6.82%) Asset Management
9 12 (6.82%) Analytics
10 11 (6.25%) Requirements Management
11 10 (5.68%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.68%) Data Management
12 9 (5.11%) Scrum
12 9 (5.11%) Validation
12 9 (5.11%) Process Management
13 8 (4.55%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.55%) Data Modelling
13 8 (4.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.39%) SQL
2 4 (2.27%) VBA
2 4 (2.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.70%) C#
4 2 (1.14%) Java
4 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.27%) ISEB
2 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.57%) ACCA
3 1 (0.57%) CIMA
3 1 (0.57%) MBA
3 1 (0.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) FATCA
3 2 (1.14%) EMIR
3 2 (1.14%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) MiFID
4 1 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (2.84%) Microsoft
1 5 (2.84%) EMC
2 4 (2.27%) Oracle
3 3 (1.70%) Charles River
4 2 (1.14%) Genesys
4 2 (1.14%) Verint
5 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.57%) SAP
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco
5 1 (0.57%) CA
5 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.57%) VMware
5 1 (0.57%) Actimize
5 1 (0.57%) Google
5 1 (0.57%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.57%) Pega
5 1 (0.57%) F5
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago