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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 20 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 99 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.24% 3.47% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.50% 4.83% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 28 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
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
1042 808 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.17% 71.82% 66.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 427 222
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £28.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.02 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £14.68 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 72 (45.28%) Finance
2 45 (28.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (25.79%) Banking
4 38 (23.90%) Project Management
5 25 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (14.47%) SQL Server
6 23 (14.47%) MS Excel
7 21 (13.21%) SQL
7 21 (13.21%) Migration
8 19 (11.95%) SharePoint
9 18 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (9.43%) MS Office
11 14 (8.81%) Data Analysis
12 13 (8.18%) Retail
12 13 (8.18%) Change Management
13 12 (7.55%) Data Management
13 12 (7.55%) C#
13 12 (7.55%) MS Access
14 11 (6.92%) .NET
14 11 (6.92%) ISEB
14 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
14 11 (6.92%) Wealth Management
15 10 (6.29%) Data Governance
15 10 (6.29%) Data Quality
15 10 (6.29%) Quality Management
15 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2
16 9 (5.66%) SAS
16 9 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (5.66%) Process Management
16 9 (5.66%) Investment Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (11.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.66%) SAS
3 7 (4.40%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.43%) MS Office
3 8 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (5.03%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.40%) MS Project
5 1 (0.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.63%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) Network Security
1 2 (1.26%) Intranet
2 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (7.55%) MS Access
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.89%) TKPROF
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) ClearCase
General
1 72 (45.28%) Finance
2 41 (25.79%) Banking
3 13 (8.18%) Retail
4 8 (5.03%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.14%) Legal
6 4 (2.52%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 117 (73.58%) Analyst
2 86 (54.09%) Business Analyst
3 17 (10.69%) Developer
4 12 (7.55%) MI Analyst
5 11 (6.92%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.92%) Data Analyst
6 10 (6.29%) Change Analyst
7 7 (4.40%) Business Manager
7 7 (4.40%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) Lead Business Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Consultant
9 5 (3.14%) ScrumMaster
10 4 (2.52%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (2.52%) Change Manager
10 4 (2.52%) Business Change Manager
10 4 (2.52%) Business Consultant
10 4 (2.52%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (2.52%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.92%) .NET
2 8 (5.03%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.40%) CSS
3 7 (4.40%) HTML
3 7 (4.40%) .NET Framework
4 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (2.52%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.52%) Spring
7 2 (1.26%) WinForms
7 2 (1.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.03%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.52%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.26%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Derivative
6 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.63%) Android
2 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (23.90%) Project Management
3 21 (13.21%) Migration
4 14 (8.81%) Data Analysis
5 13 (8.18%) Change Management
6 12 (7.55%) Data Management
7 11 (6.92%) Wealth Management
8 10 (6.29%) Data Governance
8 10 (6.29%) Quality Management
8 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2
9 9 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.66%) Process Management
9 9 (5.66%) Investment Management
9 9 (5.66%) Fund Accounting
10 8 (5.03%) BPMN
10 8 (5.03%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.03%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.40%) MVC
11 7 (4.40%) Business Process Improvement
11 7 (4.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.21%) SQL
2 12 (7.55%) C#
3 7 (4.40%) VBA
3 7 (4.40%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.14%) Java
5 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.92%) ISEB
2 2 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.26%) IIBA
2 2 (1.26%) Degree
3 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (5.03%) Oracle
2 7 (4.40%) Lotus
3 5 (3.14%) EMC
4 4 (2.52%) Avaloq
5 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.26%) Pega
6 2 (1.26%) IBM
6 2 (1.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) Charles River
7 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
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Rate: £360.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago