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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 23 40 21
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 88 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.45% 3.92% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 5.06% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 34 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +55.69%
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
1284 988 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 79.46% 77.37% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 578 365
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.05 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 July 2015, 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.

1 110 (62.86%) Finance
2 82 (46.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (34.86%) Banking
4 31 (17.71%) Project Management
5 26 (14.86%) Retail
6 23 (13.14%) Migration
7 22 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (12.57%) Data Analysis
8 16 (9.14%) Requirements Management
8 16 (9.14%) Retail Banking
8 16 (9.14%) Validation
8 16 (9.14%) Change Management
8 16 (9.14%) GAP Analysis
9 15 (8.57%) MS Visio
10 13 (7.43%) Target Operating Model
11 12 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
11 12 (6.86%) SQL
12 11 (6.29%) Data Centre
12 11 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (5.71%) Analytics
13 10 (5.71%) MS Office
14 9 (5.14%) Data Modelling
14 9 (5.14%) Test Scripting
14 9 (5.14%) Requirements Analysis
15 8 (4.57%) Systems Analysis
15 8 (4.57%) Back Office
15 8 (4.57%) Process Management
16 7 (4.00%) Scrum
16 7 (4.00%) Asset Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (3.43%) SAS
2 3 (1.71%) IBM Notes
2 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.57%) Lync
3 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.86%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.71%) MS Office
4 4 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.14%) SPSS
6 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) ADSL
1 1 (0.57%) ATM
1 1 (0.57%) LAN
1 1 (0.57%) WAN
1 1 (0.57%) DHCP
1 1 (0.57%) DNS
1 1 (0.57%) SAN
1 1 (0.57%) Intranet
1 1 (0.57%) MPLS
1 1 (0.57%) Firewall
1 1 (0.57%) NAS
1 1 (0.57%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (4.00%) MS Access
2 5 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) TKPROF
General
1 110 (62.86%) Finance
2 61 (34.86%) Banking
3 26 (14.86%) Retail
4 16 (9.14%) Retail Banking
5 8 (4.57%) Back Office
6 4 (2.29%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Front Office
8 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 148 (84.57%) Analyst
2 131 (74.86%) Business Analyst
3 19 (10.86%) Banking Business Analyst
4 13 (7.43%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 13 (7.43%) Financial Business Analyst
5 12 (6.86%) Data Analyst
6 11 (6.29%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.57%) Change Analyst
8 7 (4.00%) Administrator
8 7 (4.00%) Lead Business Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (3.43%) Payments Business Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Developer
10 5 (2.86%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.29%) Senior Business Analyst
12 3 (1.71%) Data Business Analyst
12 3 (1.71%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (1.71%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.00%) .NET
2 4 (2.29%) HTML
3 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.71%) CSS
3 3 (1.71%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.71%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (6.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.14%) Derivative
2 2 (1.14%) Statistics
2 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
2 2 (1.14%) User Experience
3 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.57%) Replication
3 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.57%) Windows
1 1 (0.57%) Android
1 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (17.71%) Project Management
3 23 (13.14%) Migration
4 22 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.57%) Data Analysis
5 16 (9.14%) Validation
5 16 (9.14%) Change Management
5 16 (9.14%) GAP Analysis
5 16 (9.14%) Requirements Management
6 13 (7.43%) Target Operating Model
7 12 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (5.71%) Analytics
9 9 (5.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (5.14%) Test Scripting
9 9 (5.14%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.57%) Process Management
10 8 (4.57%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (4.00%) Asset Management
11 7 (4.00%) Scrum
11 7 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.86%) SQL
2 6 (3.43%) C#
2 6 (3.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.86%) VBA
4 2 (1.14%) C
5 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.29%) ISEB
2 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.57%) ACCA
3 1 (0.57%) CIMA
3 1 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.29%) QA
2 4 (2.29%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.57%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (3.43%) Oracle
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.29%) EMC
3 3 (1.71%) Lotus
3 3 (1.71%) Charles River
4 2 (1.14%) IBM
4 2 (1.14%) Verint
4 2 (1.14%) Genesys
5 1 (0.57%) CA
5 1 (0.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.57%) Cisco
5 1 (0.57%) VMware
5 1 (0.57%) Actimize
5 1 (0.57%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.57%) F5
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