The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 213 118 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.63% 9.08% 9.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.56% 9.74% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 67 48
Average daily rate
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£365 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -5.23%
Business Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1369 1211 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.02% 93.15% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 719 403
Average daily rate £350 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 16
Average hourly rate £15.25 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.79% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 227 (57.91%) Finance
2 158 (40.31%) Banking
3 130 (33.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (32.14%) Business Analysis
5 83 (21.17%) Retail
6 61 (15.56%) Migration
7 43 (10.97%) Retail Banking
8 41 (10.46%) Data Analysis
8 41 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (8.42%) Target Operating Model
10 31 (7.91%) MS Visio
11 29 (7.40%) SQL
12 26 (6.63%) Validation
13 25 (6.38%) BPMN
14 24 (6.12%) Requirements Management
15 23 (5.87%) Project Management
16 22 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
18 20 (5.10%) Data Migration
19 19 (4.85%) Investment Management
19 19 (4.85%) Data Modelling
20 18 (4.59%) Asset Management
21 17 (4.34%) UML
22 16 (4.08%) Change Management
22 16 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
23 15 (3.83%) MS Excel
23 15 (3.83%) Incident Management
24 14 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
25 12 (3.06%) Requirements Analysis
25 12 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.30%) SAS
2 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.51%) Lync
3 1 (0.26%) JBoss
3 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (7.91%) MS Visio
2 15 (3.83%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.81%) MS Office
4 8 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.51%) MS Project
5 2 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
1 2 (0.51%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.26%) Taleo
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.77%) ATM
1 3 (0.77%) Intranet
2 2 (0.51%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.79%) Data Mining
2 7 (1.79%) MS Access
3 6 (1.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) DecisionStream
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
General
1 227 (57.91%) Finance
2 158 (40.31%) Banking
3 83 (21.17%) Retail
4 43 (10.97%) Retail Banking
5 9 (2.30%) Back Office
6 7 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.28%) Marketing
8 5 (1.28%) Front Office
8 5 (1.28%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Billing
9 2 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.79%) XML
2 5 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) CSS
3 1 (0.26%) Web Services
3 1 (0.26%) HTML
3 1 (0.26%) JSF
3 1 (0.26%) JSON
3 1 (0.26%) JPA
3 1 (0.26%) Drools
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.26%) Apache CXF
3 1 (0.26%) RESTful
3 1 (0.26%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.81%) Credit Risk
3 7 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.02%) User Experience
4 4 (1.02%) IVR
5 3 (0.77%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.51%) Derivative
6 2 (0.51%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.26%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.26%) Equities
7 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.26%) PKI
7 1 (0.26%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.51%) UNIX
1 2 (0.51%) Linux
2 1 (0.26%) Android
2 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (33.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 126 (32.14%) Business Analysis
3 61 (15.56%) Migration
4 41 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (10.46%) Data Analysis
5 33 (8.42%) Target Operating Model
6 26 (6.63%) Validation
7 25 (6.38%) BPMN
8 24 (6.12%) Requirements Management
9 23 (5.87%) Project Management
10 21 (5.36%) Systems Analysis
11 20 (5.10%) Data Migration
12 19 (4.85%) Investment Management
12 19 (4.85%) Data Modelling
13 18 (4.59%) Asset Management
14 17 (4.34%) UML
15 16 (4.08%) Change Management
15 16 (4.08%) GAP Analysis
16 15 (3.83%) Incident Management
17 12 (3.06%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.40%) SQL
2 7 (1.79%) VBA
3 4 (1.02%) Java
4 3 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (2.30%) ISEB
2 3 (0.77%) Degree
3 1 (0.26%) IIBA
3 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.02%) FATCA
2 3 (0.77%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) EMIR
4 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.26%) COREP
4 1 (0.26%) FINREP
4 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (2.81%) Oracle
1 11 (2.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.28%) Charles River
3 4 (1.02%) IBM
4 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.51%) Genesys
4 2 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (0.51%) Verint
5 1 (0.26%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.26%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.26%) GoldenSource
5 1 (0.26%) Actimize
5 1 (0.26%) Netezza
5 1 (0.26%) Avaloq
5 1 (0.26%) TSYS
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos
5 1 (0.26%) Sun
5 1 (0.26%) Informatica
5 1 (0.26%) CODA
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