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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 16 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 99 49 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.16% 3.99% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.26% 5.53% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 13
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£390 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £288 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £28.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -18.84%
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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
1069 886 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.35% 72.15% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 472 198
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £180.00 £27.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 85 (49.42%) Finance
2 57 (33.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 55 (31.98%) Banking
4 45 (26.16%) Project Management
5 28 (16.28%) Migration
6 24 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (13.37%) Retail
7 23 (13.37%) MS Excel
8 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
9 21 (12.21%) SQL
10 19 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (10.47%) Data Analysis
12 15 (8.72%) SharePoint
12 15 (8.72%) MS Access
12 15 (8.72%) MS Office
12 15 (8.72%) Retail Banking
13 13 (7.56%) Validation
13 13 (7.56%) Change Management
14 12 (6.98%) Management Information System
14 12 (6.98%) Data Management
14 12 (6.98%) ISEB
14 12 (6.98%) Data Modelling
14 12 (6.98%) Requirements Management
15 11 (6.40%) MS Visio
15 11 (6.40%) Oracle
16 10 (5.81%) SAS
16 10 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (5.81%) Process Management
16 10 (5.81%) Data Governance
16 10 (5.81%) Data Quality

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 15 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.81%) SAS
3 7 (4.07%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.58%) Lync
Applications
1 23 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.72%) MS Office
3 11 (6.40%) MS Visio
4 8 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (3.49%) MS Project
6 3 (1.74%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.58%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.58%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) Intranet
1 2 (1.16%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.58%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.05%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (8.72%) MS Access
4 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.74%) TKPROF
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) ClearCase
General
1 85 (49.42%) Finance
2 55 (31.98%) Banking
3 23 (13.37%) Retail
4 15 (8.72%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.91%) Legal
6 4 (2.33%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.74%) Back Office
8 2 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Marketing
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 130 (75.58%) Analyst
2 99 (57.56%) Business Analyst
3 15 (8.72%) Project Manager
4 14 (8.14%) Developer
4 14 (8.14%) Data Analyst
5 11 (6.40%) MI Analyst
6 9 (5.23%) Change Analyst
7 7 (4.07%) Banking Business Analyst
7 7 (4.07%) Lead Business Analyst
7 7 (4.07%) Business Manager
8 6 (3.49%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (2.91%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (2.33%) Administrator
10 4 (2.33%) Architect
10 4 (2.33%) Change Manager
10 4 (2.33%) Business Change Manager
10 4 (2.33%) IT Business Analyst
11 3 (1.74%) Financial Analyst
11 3 (1.74%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.65%) .NET
2 7 (4.07%) .NET Framework
2 7 (4.07%) HTML
2 7 (4.07%) CSS
3 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.33%) Spring
6 2 (1.16%) XML
6 2 (1.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.07%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.74%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.16%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.16%) Windows
2 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (26.16%) Project Management
3 28 (16.28%) Migration
4 18 (10.47%) Data Analysis
5 13 (7.56%) Validation
5 13 (7.56%) Change Management
6 12 (6.98%) Data Management
6 12 (6.98%) Data Modelling
6 12 (6.98%) Requirements Management
7 10 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (5.81%) Process Management
7 10 (5.81%) Data Governance
8 9 (5.23%) Wealth Management
8 9 (5.23%) Investment Management
8 9 (5.23%) PRINCE2
8 9 (5.23%) UML
9 8 (4.65%) Asset Management
9 8 (4.65%) Quality Management
9 8 (4.65%) BPMN
9 8 (4.65%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.21%) SQL
2 9 (5.23%) C#
3 7 (4.07%) VBA
3 7 (4.07%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.91%) Java
5 4 (2.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (6.98%) ISEB
2 2 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.16%) IIBA
2 2 (1.16%) Degree
3 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.58%) VCP4
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.81%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.33%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) FATCA
4 1 (0.58%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (6.40%) Oracle
2 7 (4.07%) Lotus
3 5 (2.91%) EMC
4 4 (2.33%) IBM
4 4 (2.33%) Avaloq
5 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.58%) Pega
6 1 (0.58%) SAP
6 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.58%) Charles River
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