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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 37 49 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 39 45 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.69% 3.11% 7.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 3.73% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 24 61
Median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £379 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.64% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £44.38 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-26.76% +8.23%

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
704 1205 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.62% 83.33% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 634 623
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017, 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 34 (46.58%) Finance
2 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (34.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (31.51%) Project Management
5 17 (23.29%) Banking
6 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.18%) Migration
8 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
9 11 (15.07%) MS Project
9 11 (15.07%) APMP
9 11 (15.07%) User Stories
10 9 (12.33%) Asset Management
11 8 (10.96%) SQL
12 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (9.59%) Retail
13 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
13 6 (8.22%) Change Management
13 6 (8.22%) Wealth Management
13 6 (8.22%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (6.85%) SAS
14 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
14 5 (6.85%) Scrum
15 4 (5.48%) Investment Banking
15 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
15 4 (5.48%) UML
15 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
15 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
15 4 (5.48%) Process Improvement

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 5 (6.85%) SAS
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Project
2 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS Office
4 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Sonata
3 1 (1.37%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.37%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Trello
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.37%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.37%) QlikView
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (46.58%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 4 (5.48%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Legal
5 3 (4.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.74%) Law
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
7 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Front Office
7 1 (1.37%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (68.49%) Analyst
2 40 (54.79%) Business Analyst
3 17 (23.29%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.85%) Project Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.11%) Asset Management Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Consultant
6 3 (4.11%) Credit Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.11%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) SAS Business Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.11%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (2.74%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Credit Risk
2 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.74%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.74%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Equities
4 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Linux
1 2 (2.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (31.51%) Project Management
4 14 (19.18%) Migration
5 12 (16.44%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (16.44%) PRINCE2
6 11 (15.07%) User Stories
7 9 (12.33%) Asset Management
8 6 (8.22%) Change Management
8 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
8 6 (8.22%) Wealth Management
9 5 (6.85%) Scrum
10 4 (5.48%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.48%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.48%) UML
10 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.11%) Investment Management
11 3 (4.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) JCL
2 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) APMP
2 3 (4.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.11%) MiFID
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.37%) EMIR
3 1 (1.37%) FATCA
3 1 (1.37%) GDPR
3 1 (1.37%) IFRS
3 1 (1.37%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Bloomberg
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) IBM
3 2 (2.74%) SAP
3 2 (2.74%) Tableau
4 1 (1.37%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.37%) Casewise
4 1 (1.37%) Charles River
4 1 (1.37%) Cognos
4 1 (1.37%) Reuters
4 1 (1.37%) Talend
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