The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 38 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 52 53 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.07% 5.18% 6.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 7.25% 10.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 43
Average daily rate
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£375 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £236 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £590 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £14.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.74% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
952 731 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.49% 71.46% 68.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 350 334
Average daily rate £400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.42 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
Scotland

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 55 (53.40%) Finance
2 31 (30.10%) Banking
3 20 (19.42%) Migration
4 18 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (17.48%) Asset Management
5 15 (14.56%) SQL
6 14 (13.59%) Project Management
7 12 (11.65%) Investment Management
8 10 (9.71%) VBA
8 10 (9.71%) UML
8 10 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (9.71%) Data Analysis
9 9 (8.74%) Investment Banking
9 9 (8.74%) Retail
9 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.74%) Oracle
9 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (7.77%) Use Case
10 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.80%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.80%) Derivative
11 7 (6.80%) Workflow
11 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
11 7 (6.80%) Fund Accounting
12 6 (5.83%) Data Migration
12 6 (5.83%) Data Management
12 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
13 5 (4.85%) Java
13 5 (4.85%) MS Access
13 5 (4.85%) Retail Banking

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (3.88%) SAS
2 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.97%) TeamSite
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.94%) MS Project
3 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (0.97%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.97%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) ATM
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.85%) MS Access
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.94%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (1.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (1.94%) Cognos Event Studio
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.97%) Ant
2 1 (0.97%) PowerDesigner
General
1 55 (53.40%) Finance
2 31 (30.10%) Banking
3 9 (8.74%) Retail
3 9 (8.74%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.85%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Legal
6 2 (1.94%) Publishing
7 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.97%) Local Government
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) German Language
7 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (80.58%) Analyst
2 71 (68.93%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.71%) Developer
4 7 (6.80%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.80%) Data Analyst
4 7 (6.80%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Consultant
5 6 (5.83%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) MI Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Charles River Consultant
8 3 (2.91%) Payments Business Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) VBA Developer
9 2 (1.94%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) XML
1 2 (1.94%) JDBC
1 2 (1.94%) Java SE
1 2 (1.94%) jQuery
2 1 (0.97%) SOAP
2 1 (0.97%) Web Services
2 1 (0.97%) XSLT
2 1 (0.97%) EDI
2 1 (0.97%) Middleware
2 1 (0.97%) XML Messaging
2 1 (0.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) Management Information System
1 7 (6.80%) Derivative
2 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.94%) GIS
3 2 (1.94%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.94%) Equities
3 2 (1.94%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.97%) Statistics
4 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.42%) Migration
2 18 (17.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (17.48%) Asset Management
3 14 (13.59%) Project Management
4 12 (11.65%) Investment Management
5 10 (9.71%) UML
5 10 (9.71%) Data Analysis
6 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (7.77%) Use Case
7 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.80%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.80%) Workflow
8 7 (6.80%) Fund Accounting
9 6 (5.83%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.83%) Data Management
10 5 (4.85%) BPMN
11 4 (3.88%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.88%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.56%) SQL
2 10 (9.71%) VBA
3 5 (4.85%) Java
4 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.94%) VB
5 2 (1.94%) XPath
5 2 (1.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.94%) C
6 1 (0.97%) C#
6 1 (0.97%) Python
6 1 (0.97%) XQuery
6 1 (0.97%) Jython
6 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) ACCA
2 2 (1.94%) CIMA
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.97%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) EMIR
1 5 (4.85%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.94%) Basel II
2 2 (1.94%) MiFID
2 2 (1.94%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) Oracle
2 4 (3.88%) Business Objects
2 4 (3.88%) Charles River
3 3 (2.91%) Linedata
3 3 (2.91%) BI-SAM
4 2 (1.94%) Cognos
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.97%) SunGard
5 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.97%) SAP
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