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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 24 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 89 87 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.32% 5.96% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.64% 7.32% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 64 30
Median daily rate £365 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £43.50 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-25.28% +43.44%
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
1165 1188 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.74% 81.37% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 657 585
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 19
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 73 (55.30%) Finance
2 47 (35.61%) Banking
3 44 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (21.21%) Retail
6 23 (17.42%) Retail Banking
7 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (15.91%) Change Management
7 21 (15.91%) Migration
7 21 (15.91%) SQL
8 19 (14.39%) Process Improvement
9 16 (12.12%) Business Process Improvement
10 15 (11.36%) MS Visio
11 14 (10.61%) Use Case
12 13 (9.85%) User Experience
12 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
13 11 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
13 11 (8.33%) Project Management
13 11 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (7.58%) Oracle
14 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
14 10 (7.58%) CMS
14 10 (7.58%) Data Analysis
15 9 (6.82%) Validation
15 9 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (6.82%) Process Management
15 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
15 9 (6.82%) User Stories
15 9 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS

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 10 (7.58%) CMS
2 9 (6.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (11.36%) MS Visio
2 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.06%) MS Office
4 4 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.03%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.79%) MS Access
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.76%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) JIRA
2 5 (3.79%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 73 (55.30%) Finance
2 47 (35.61%) Banking
3 28 (21.21%) Retail
4 23 (17.42%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.27%) Back Office
6 2 (1.52%) Front Office
6 2 (1.52%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 106 (80.30%) Analyst
2 97 (73.48%) Business Analyst
3 13 (9.85%) Digital Analyst
3 13 (9.85%) Digital Business Analyst
4 11 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 10 (7.58%) Developer
5 10 (7.58%) Finance Business Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Data Business Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Service Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Financial Business Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 6 (4.55%) Payments Business Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.79%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) Spring
2 4 (3.03%) HTML
2 4 (3.03%) jQuery
3 3 (2.27%) Web Services
4 2 (1.52%) J2EE
4 2 (1.52%) Java EE
4 2 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.85%) User Experience
3 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.03%) Equities
5 4 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.27%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.76%) Derivative
7 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (15.91%) Change Management
3 21 (15.91%) Migration
4 19 (14.39%) Process Improvement
5 16 (12.12%) Business Process Improvement
6 14 (10.61%) Use Case
7 11 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.33%) Project Management
7 11 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (7.58%) Data Analysis
9 9 (6.82%) Process Management
9 9 (6.82%) User Stories
9 9 (6.82%) Validation
10 7 (5.30%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.30%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.30%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (5.30%) Requirements Management
10 7 (5.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (5.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.91%) SQL
2 5 (3.79%) Java
2 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.79%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.27%) VBA
4 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) ISEB
2 3 (2.27%) Degree
3 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.76%) IIBA
4 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.76%) PMP
4 1 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) QA
2 5 (3.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.58%) Oracle
3 9 (6.82%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.03%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.27%) Avaya
5 3 (2.27%) Verint
6 2 (1.52%) EMC
6 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Sybase