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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 44 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 27 72 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.98% 4.81% 5.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 5.84% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 47
Median daily rate £369 £342 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £396
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.34 £31.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -2.34%
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
735 1232 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.04% 82.30% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 615 613
Median daily rate £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 56 (57.73%) Finance
2 35 (36.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (35.05%) Banking
4 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.62%) Project Management
6 18 (18.56%) Retail
7 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
8 14 (14.43%) PRINCE2
8 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
9 13 (13.40%) SQL
10 12 (12.37%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (12.37%) Migration
10 12 (12.37%) Retail Banking
11 11 (11.34%) Asset Management
12 10 (10.31%) MS Office
12 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
13 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (7.22%) Oracle
13 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
13 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
14 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
14 6 (6.19%) PMP
14 6 (6.19%) MS Visio
14 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
14 6 (6.19%) User Stories
14 6 (6.19%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 5 (5.15%) KYC
15 5 (5.15%) Target Operating Model

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.12%) SAS
2 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.31%) MS Office
3 6 (6.19%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.12%) MS Project
6 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) MultiFonds
2 1 (1.03%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Trello
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.03%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.03%) TKPROF
General
1 56 (57.73%) Finance
2 34 (35.05%) Banking
3 18 (18.56%) Retail
4 12 (12.37%) Retail Banking
5 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (3.09%) Law
8 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (65.98%) Analyst
2 50 (51.55%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.49%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.22%) Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.19%) Data Business Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (5.15%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.12%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.12%) OBIEE Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Administrator
8 3 (3.09%) AML Business Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Asset Management Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.09%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) HTML
2 3 (3.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.09%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.06%) PKI
5 2 (2.06%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.03%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.03%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) Unix
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.62%) Project Management
4 14 (14.43%) PRINCE2
5 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.37%) Migration
6 11 (11.34%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.19%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) User Stories
9 5 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.15%) Process Management
9 5 (5.15%) Resource Management
9 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.15%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (5.15%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.40%) SQL
2 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.06%) VBA
5 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) PMP
2 4 (4.12%) APMP
3 3 (3.09%) Degree
3 3 (3.09%) ISEB
3 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.12%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) SEPA
3 3 (3.09%) MiFID
4 1 (1.03%) COBIT
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.03%) EMIR
4 1 (1.03%) FATCA
4 1 (1.03%) UCITS
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.06%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.03%) Casewise
5 1 (1.03%) Cognos
5 1 (1.03%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.03%) Reuters
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Tableau