The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 17 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 74 134 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.74% 9.10% 10.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.23% 9.48% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 66 84
Median daily rate £415 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £342 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

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
802 1413 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.69% 95.93% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 725 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 51 (40.48%) Finance
2 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (32.54%) Business Analysis
4 35 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (25.40%) Banking
6 25 (19.84%) Migration
7 24 (19.05%) User Stories
8 20 (15.87%) Scrum
9 14 (11.11%) Retail
10 13 (10.32%) Kanban
11 12 (9.52%) Retail Banking
11 12 (9.52%) User Experience
12 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (8.73%) SQL
12 11 (8.73%) MS Visio
13 10 (7.94%) Wireframes
14 9 (7.14%) UML
14 9 (7.14%) Asset Management
14 9 (7.14%) Use Case
14 9 (7.14%) Data Migration
14 9 (7.14%) BDD
15 8 (6.35%) SIEM
15 8 (6.35%) Data Modelling
15 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
15 8 (6.35%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
16 7 (5.56%) CRM
16 7 (5.56%) Oracle
16 7 (5.56%) SAP
16 7 (5.56%) Project Management
16 7 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 6 (4.76%) SAS
2 3 (2.38%) SugarCRM
3 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) JBoss
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (8.73%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Markit EDM
2 5 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.79%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.79%) Sonata
4 1 (0.79%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Firewall
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
1 1 (0.79%) Intranet
1 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.79%) Big Data
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.79%) Power BI
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 51 (40.48%) Finance
2 32 (25.40%) Banking
3 14 (11.11%) Retail
4 12 (9.52%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.17%) Legal
6 3 (2.38%) Front Office
7 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Back Office
8 1 (0.79%) German Language
8 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) Web Services
1 4 (3.17%) XML
2 1 (0.79%) Apache CXF
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) JPA
2 1 (0.79%) JSF
2 1 (0.79%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.52%) User Experience
2 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.38%) Derivative
5 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.59%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.59%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) Equities
6 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.54%) Business Analysis
3 35 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (19.84%) Migration
5 24 (19.05%) User Stories
6 20 (15.87%) Scrum
7 13 (10.32%) Kanban
8 10 (7.94%) Wireframes
9 9 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 9 (7.14%) BDD
9 9 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 9 (7.14%) UML
9 9 (7.14%) Use Case
10 8 (6.35%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.35%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
10 8 (6.35%) SIEM
11 7 (5.56%) CRM
11 7 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (5.56%) Project Management
12 6 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.73%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) JCL
3 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) ISEB
2 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) APMP
3 1 (0.79%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) IFRS
1 4 (3.17%) MiFID
2 3 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.38%) FINREP
3 2 (1.59%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.59%) UCITS
4 1 (0.79%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.79%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.79%) EMIR
4 1 (0.79%) FATCA
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.56%) Oracle
2 7 (5.56%) SAP
3 5 (3.97%) AlgoSec
3 5 (3.97%) Qualys
3 5 (3.97%) ScanSafe
3 5 (3.97%) Symantec
4 4 (3.17%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.38%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.59%) Charles River
6 2 (1.59%) IBM
6 2 (1.59%) Siebel
6 2 (1.59%) TSYS
7 1 (0.79%) Casewise
7 1 (0.79%) Reuters
7 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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