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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 34 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 49 46 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.99% 4.17% 7.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.30% 5.70% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 56
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £650 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -45.83%
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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
924 807 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 75.18% 73.16% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 387 351
Average daily rate £400 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 21
Average hourly rate £15.77 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 52 (49.52%) Finance
2 34 (32.38%) Banking
3 22 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (17.14%) Migration
4 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (17.14%) SQL
5 13 (12.38%) Asset Management
6 11 (10.48%) Data Analysis
6 11 (10.48%) Project Management
7 10 (9.52%) VBA
7 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (9.52%) Investment Management
8 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (8.57%) Oracle
8 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
8 9 (8.57%) Investment Banking
8 9 (8.57%) Retail
9 8 (7.62%) Data Management
9 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
9 8 (7.62%) UML
9 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
10 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (5.71%) Derivative
11 6 (5.71%) Workflow
11 6 (5.71%) Quality Management
12 5 (4.76%) Fund Accounting
12 5 (4.76%) Analytics
12 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
12 5 (4.76%) Charles River

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.76%) SAS
3 2 (1.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.95%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Project
1 4 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
2 3 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.95%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.95%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) ATM
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
1 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.81%) MS Access
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.90%) TKPROF
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos Event Studio
7 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.95%) Ant
2 1 (0.95%) PowerDesigner
General
1 52 (49.52%) Finance
2 34 (32.38%) Banking
3 9 (8.57%) Retail
3 9 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
6 2 (1.90%) Publishing
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) German Language
7 1 (0.95%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 79 (75.24%) Analyst
2 63 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.29%) Developer
4 7 (6.67%) Consultant
4 7 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) MI Analyst
4 7 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
5 6 (5.71%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (3.81%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (3.81%) Payments Business Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Charles River Consultant
8 3 (2.86%) VBA Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) .NET
2 3 (2.86%) XML
3 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.90%) JDBC
3 2 (1.90%) Java SE
3 2 (1.90%) jQuery
4 1 (0.95%) SOAP
4 1 (0.95%) Web Services
4 1 (0.95%) XSLT
4 1 (0.95%) Middleware
4 1 (0.95%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.95%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.71%) Derivative
4 3 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.86%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.95%) Equities
5 1 (0.95%) Statistics
5 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.14%) Migration
1 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (12.38%) Asset Management
3 11 (10.48%) Data Analysis
3 11 (10.48%) Project Management
4 10 (9.52%) Investment Management
5 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (7.62%) UML
6 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.62%) Data Management
7 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.71%) Quality Management
8 6 (5.71%) Workflow
9 5 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.76%) Analytics
9 5 (4.76%) Fund Accounting
10 4 (3.81%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.81%) Use Case
10 4 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) VBA
3 5 (4.76%) C#
3 5 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.86%) Java
5 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.90%) VB
5 2 (1.90%) XPath
6 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.95%) Python
6 1 (0.95%) XQuery
6 1 (0.95%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) ISEB
1 3 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (0.95%) IIBA
2 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) EMIR
1 3 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.95%) Basel II
3 1 (0.95%) MiFID
3 1 (0.95%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Oracle
2 5 (4.76%) Charles River
3 4 (3.81%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.86%) Linedata
4 3 (2.86%) BI-SAM
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.95%) SunGard
6 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.95%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.95%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) Cognos
6 1 (0.95%) Pega
6 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
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