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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 38 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 48 46 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.94% 4.15% 7.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 5.80% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 53
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £650 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £14.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+65.78% -33.33%
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
935 793 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.77% 71.57% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 378 318
Average daily rate £400 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £250
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 9 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 51 (53.13%) Finance
2 32 (33.33%) Banking
3 18 (18.75%) Migration
3 18 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.67%) SQL
5 14 (14.58%) Asset Management
6 10 (10.42%) VBA
6 10 (10.42%) UML
6 10 (10.42%) Project Management
6 10 (10.42%) Data Analysis
6 10 (10.42%) Investment Management
7 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (9.38%) Retail
7 9 (9.38%) Investment Banking
8 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (7.29%) Oracle
9 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
9 7 (7.29%) Data Modelling
9 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
9 7 (7.29%) Data Management
10 6 (6.25%) Workflow
10 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.25%) Derivative
10 6 (6.25%) Use Case
10 6 (6.25%) Data Migration
11 5 (5.21%) Retail Banking
11 5 (5.21%) Fund Accounting
12 4 (4.17%) Business Objects
12 4 (4.17%) MS Excel

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.17%) SAS
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.04%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.13%) MS Project
3 2 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (1.04%) MultiFonds
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) ATM
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.17%) MS Access
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (2.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (2.08%) Cognos Event Studio
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.04%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.04%) Ant
2 1 (1.04%) PowerDesigner
General
1 51 (53.13%) Finance
2 32 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (9.38%) Retail
3 9 (9.38%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Legal
6 2 (2.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) German Language
7 1 (1.04%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 75 (78.13%) Analyst
2 62 (64.58%) Business Analyst
3 11 (11.46%) Developer
4 8 (8.33%) Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) Senior Business Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) MI Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Payments Business Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Business Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) VBA Developer
9 3 (3.13%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Charles River Consultant
10 2 (2.08%) Assistant Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) .NET
1 2 (2.08%) JDBC
1 2 (2.08%) XML
1 2 (2.08%) Java SE
1 2 (2.08%) jQuery
2 1 (1.04%) XSLT
2 1 (1.04%) Middleware
2 1 (1.04%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.04%) SOAP
2 1 (1.04%) Web Services
2 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.25%) Derivative
3 3 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.08%) GIS
4 2 (2.08%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.04%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) Migration
1 18 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (14.58%) Asset Management
3 10 (10.42%) Data Analysis
3 10 (10.42%) UML
3 10 (10.42%) Project Management
3 10 (10.42%) Investment Management
4 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.29%) Data Modelling
5 7 (7.29%) Data Management
6 6 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.25%) Workflow
6 6 (6.25%) Use Case
6 6 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.21%) Fund Accounting
8 4 (4.17%) Analytics
8 4 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.17%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.67%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) VBA
3 3 (3.13%) Java
3 3 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.08%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.08%) VB
4 2 (2.08%) XPath
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (1.04%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) XQuery
5 1 (1.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.04%) IIBA
2 1 (1.04%) ISEB
2 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) EMIR
1 3 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.08%) Basel II
2 2 (2.08%) MiFID
2 2 (2.08%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (7.29%) Oracle
2 4 (4.17%) Business Objects
2 4 (4.17%) Charles River
3 3 (3.13%) Linedata
3 3 (3.13%) BI-SAM
4 2 (2.08%) Cognos
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.04%) SunGard
5 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
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