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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 130 103 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.88% 9.19% 18.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.66% 9.74% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 55 118
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +16.66%
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
1115 1058 984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.31% 94.38% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 473 430
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 23
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £26.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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.

1 103 (40.71%) Finance
2 66 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 57 (22.53%) Banking
4 41 (16.21%) Use Case
5 40 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (15.81%) Migration
5 40 (15.81%) UML
5 40 (15.81%) MS Visio
6 39 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (13.44%) Workflow
8 31 (12.25%) Data Modelling
9 28 (11.07%) BPMN
10 27 (10.67%) Asset Management
11 26 (10.28%) Retail
12 24 (9.49%) User Stories
13 21 (8.30%) Investment Management
14 20 (7.91%) Process Management
15 19 (7.51%) Project Management
16 17 (6.72%) Content Management
17 16 (6.32%) Data Analysis
17 16 (6.32%) CRM
18 15 (5.93%) MS Excel
18 15 (5.93%) Data Migration
19 14 (5.53%) Derivative
20 12 (4.74%) Investment Banking
20 12 (4.74%) Data Management
21 11 (4.35%) Document Management
21 11 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 11 (4.35%) Retail Banking
22 10 (3.95%) ERP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (1.19%) SAS
2 2 (0.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.40%) CICS
Applications
1 40 (15.81%) MS Visio
2 15 (5.93%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.98%) MS Project
4 5 (1.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Summit
1 4 (1.58%) MultiFonds
2 3 (1.19%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.40%) HiPortfolio
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.58%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.56%) MS Access
2 7 (2.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.19%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
General
1 103 (40.71%) Finance
2 57 (22.53%) Banking
3 26 (10.28%) Retail
4 12 (4.74%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.35%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.37%) Front Office
6 6 (2.37%) Back Office
6 6 (2.37%) Legal
6 6 (2.37%) Advertising
7 4 (1.58%) Billing
8 3 (1.19%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.19%) Marketing
9 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.40%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) XML
1 1 (0.40%) EDI
1 1 (0.40%) XML Messaging
1 1 (0.40%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.53%) Derivative
2 6 (2.37%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.19%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.79%) GIS
4 2 (0.79%) Fixed Income
4 2 (0.79%) Equities
4 2 (0.79%) Credit Risk
4 2 (0.79%) Reference Data
4 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.40%) IVR
5 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.09%) Business Analysis
2 41 (16.21%) Use Case
3 40 (15.81%) UML
3 40 (15.81%) Migration
3 40 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (13.44%) Workflow
6 31 (12.25%) Data Modelling
7 28 (11.07%) BPMN
8 27 (10.67%) Asset Management
9 24 (9.49%) User Stories
10 21 (8.30%) Investment Management
11 20 (7.91%) Process Management
12 19 (7.51%) Project Management
13 17 (6.72%) Content Management
14 16 (6.32%) CRM
14 16 (6.32%) Data Analysis
15 15 (5.93%) Data Migration
16 12 (4.74%) Data Management
17 11 (4.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.98%) SQL
2 2 (0.79%) VBA
3 1 (0.40%) JCL
3 1 (0.40%) VB
3 1 (0.40%) C
3 1 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (1.19%) ISEB
2 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (0.79%) Degree
3 1 (0.40%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.19%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.19%) EMIR
1 3 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.40%) FINREP
2 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.40%) Basel II
2 1 (0.40%) MiFID
2 1 (0.40%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (3.16%) Oracle
2 7 (2.77%) Charles River
3 6 (2.37%) BI-SAM
3 6 (2.37%) Calypso
4 5 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.58%) Linedata
5 4 (1.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.58%) Murex
6 2 (0.79%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Twitter
7 1 (0.40%) Teradata
7 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.40%) SunGard
7 1 (0.40%) CA
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