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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 47 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 46 101 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.24% 7.43% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 9.36% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 64 30
Average daily rate £375 £380 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £389 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+44.58% -3.22%
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
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 65 (49.62%) Finance
2 48 (36.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (26.72%) Banking
4 26 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (18.32%) SQL
6 19 (14.50%) Oracle
6 19 (14.50%) ISEB
7 18 (13.74%) Project Management
7 18 (13.74%) Data Analysis
8 15 (11.45%) Asset Management
8 15 (11.45%) Migration
8 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
9 14 (10.69%) Service Delivery
10 13 (9.92%) User Experience
11 12 (9.16%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (9.16%) Retail
12 11 (8.40%) Scrum
12 11 (8.40%) PL/SQL
12 11 (8.40%) ITIL
13 10 (7.63%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.63%) MS Visio
13 10 (7.63%) Data Modelling
13 10 (7.63%) Java
13 10 (7.63%) BPR
13 10 (7.63%) Systems Analysis
14 9 (6.87%) E-business
14 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
14 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
14 9 (6.87%) MS Office

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (3.82%) SAS
1 5 (3.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.29%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (7.63%) MS Visio
4 9 (6.87%) MS Office
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.53%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.76%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.87%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.34%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (4.58%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.53%) GIS
8 2 (1.53%) MS Access
9 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.29%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.76%) ERwin
General
1 65 (49.62%) Finance
2 35 (26.72%) Banking
3 12 (9.16%) Retail
4 9 (6.87%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Back Office
5 3 (2.29%) Front Office
5 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (71.76%) Analyst
2 79 (60.31%) Business Analyst
3 14 (10.69%) Developer
4 13 (9.92%) Data Business Analyst
5 11 (8.40%) Digital Analyst
6 10 (7.63%) Digital Business Analyst
6 10 (7.63%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (7.63%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Consultant
7 7 (5.34%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.58%) Data Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Administrator
9 5 (3.82%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Technical Business Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (3.05%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) HTML
2 6 (4.58%) J2EE
2 6 (4.58%) jQuery
2 6 (4.58%) Spring
3 3 (2.29%) Java EE
3 3 (2.29%) TopLink
4 2 (1.53%) .NET
4 2 (1.53%) XML
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.92%) User Experience
2 9 (6.87%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.82%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.29%) Statistics
7 2 (1.53%) Contactless
7 2 (1.53%) Derivative
7 2 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.76%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.74%) Data Analysis
3 18 (13.74%) Project Management
4 15 (11.45%) Asset Management
4 15 (11.45%) Migration
5 14 (10.69%) Service Delivery
6 11 (8.40%) ITIL
6 11 (8.40%) Scrum
7 10 (7.63%) BPR
7 10 (7.63%) Data Migration
7 10 (7.63%) Data Modelling
7 10 (7.63%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.87%) E-business
9 8 (6.11%) Quality Management
9 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (5.34%) Change Management
10 7 (5.34%) Investment Management
10 7 (5.34%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.32%) SQL
2 11 (8.40%) PL/SQL
3 10 (7.63%) Java
4 8 (6.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.82%) VBA
6 2 (1.53%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (14.50%) ISEB
2 6 (4.58%) Degree
3 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.76%) IIBA
4 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) QA
2 5 (3.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.29%) MiFID
4 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.76%) SEPA
Vendors
1 19 (14.50%) Oracle
2 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.29%) EMC
4 2 (1.53%) Google
4 2 (1.53%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (1.53%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.76%) FactSet
5 1 (0.76%) Reuters
5 1 (0.76%) Sybase
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