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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 26 42 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 62 36 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.85% 3.09% 7.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 4.30% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 51
Average daily rate
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£380 £365 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -44.78%
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
925 837 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.38% 71.78% 67.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 404 322
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% -26.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £4.65 £12.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 50 (44.64%) Finance
2 34 (30.36%) Banking
3 18 (16.07%) Migration
4 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (11.61%) Asset Management
6 12 (10.71%) Data Analysis
6 12 (10.71%) SQL
7 11 (9.82%) Project Management
8 10 (8.93%) Retail
8 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
9 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.04%) Data Management
9 9 (8.04%) Investment Banking
9 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
9 9 (8.04%) Investment Management
9 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (7.14%) Oracle
10 8 (7.14%) UML
10 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (6.25%) Retail Banking
12 6 (5.36%) Business Process Improvement
12 6 (5.36%) Derivative
12 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
12 6 (5.36%) C#
12 6 (5.36%) Java
13 5 (4.46%) Quality Management
13 5 (4.46%) ISEB
13 5 (4.46%) Charles River

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) SAS
3 2 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.68%) MS Project
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.89%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.89%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) Network Security
2 1 (0.89%) Intranet
2 1 (0.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.68%) MS Access
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.79%) TKPROF
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.89%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.89%) Ant
General
1 50 (44.64%) Finance
2 34 (30.36%) Banking
3 10 (8.93%) Retail
4 9 (8.04%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 4 (3.57%) Legal
7 2 (1.79%) Publishing
8 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.89%) German Language
8 1 (0.89%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 80 (71.43%) Analyst
2 63 (56.25%) Business Analyst
3 14 (12.50%) Developer
4 7 (6.25%) Consultant
4 7 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 6 (5.36%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.46%) Change Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) MI Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
7 4 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (2.68%) Architect
8 3 (2.68%) Business Architect
8 3 (2.68%) VBA Developer
8 3 (2.68%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) .NET
2 4 (3.57%) XML
3 3 (2.68%) Spring
3 3 (2.68%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.79%) jQuery
4 2 (1.79%) Java SE
4 2 (1.79%) WinForms
4 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.79%) JDBC
5 1 (0.89%) Middleware
5 1 (0.89%) XSLT
5 1 (0.89%) SOAP
5 1 (0.89%) Web Services
5 1 (0.89%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.36%) Derivative
4 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.79%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.89%) Statistics
6 1 (0.89%) Equities
6 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.89%) Android
1 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.07%) Migration
2 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (11.61%) Asset Management
4 12 (10.71%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.82%) Project Management
6 9 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.04%) Data Management
6 9 (8.04%) Investment Management
6 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (7.14%) UML
7 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.36%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (4.46%) Quality Management
9 5 (4.46%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.46%) Workflow
9 5 (4.46%) Fund Accounting
9 5 (4.46%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.57%) Analytics
10 4 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.71%) SQL
2 6 (5.36%) C#
2 6 (5.36%) Java
3 5 (4.46%) PL/SQL
3 5 (4.46%) VBA
4 2 (1.79%) XPath
4 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (0.89%) XQuery
5 1 (0.89%) Python
5 1 (0.89%) Jython
5 1 (0.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) ISEB
2 3 (2.68%) Degree
3 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.89%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.68%) EMIR
2 3 (2.68%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.89%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle
2 5 (4.46%) Charles River
3 3 (2.68%) Linedata
3 3 (2.68%) BI-SAM
4 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.89%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.89%) SunGard
5 1 (0.89%) SAP
5 1 (0.89%) Pega
5 1 (0.89%) Sitecore
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