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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 18 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 86 185 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.23% 11.23% 10.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.48% 11.84% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 121 75
Median daily rate £368 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.28% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £482 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.20 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -17.50%
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
1149 1563 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.64% 94.84% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 834 630
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £30.69 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 2016.

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 24 August 2016, 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.

1 120 (50.00%) Finance
2 107 (44.58%) Banking
3 105 (43.75%) Business Analysis
4 71 (29.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (24.58%) Retail
6 57 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (21.67%) Retail Banking
8 37 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
9 36 (15.00%) Migration
10 31 (12.92%) MS Visio
11 25 (10.42%) User Stories
12 22 (9.17%) User Experience
12 22 (9.17%) Use Case
13 19 (7.92%) Scrum
13 19 (7.92%) Microsoft
14 18 (7.50%) Kanban
15 17 (7.08%) Wireframes
15 17 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (6.67%) Data Centre
16 16 (6.67%) Web Services
16 16 (6.67%) XML
17 15 (6.25%) Law
17 15 (6.25%) Data Analysis
18 14 (5.83%) Change Management
18 14 (5.83%) Requirements Analysis
19 13 (5.42%) Process Improvement
20 12 (5.00%) MS Excel
20 12 (5.00%) BDD
20 12 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
21 11 (4.58%) Sitecore

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 10 (4.17%) CMS
1 10 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (2.50%) SAS
3 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (12.92%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.33%) MS Office
4 5 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.67%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.42%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Lucidchart
2 3 (1.25%) Office 365
3 2 (0.83%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.42%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.25%) MS Access
3 3 (1.25%) Power BI
4 2 (0.83%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.42%) GIS
5 1 (0.42%) OLAP
5 1 (0.42%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 11 (4.58%) JIRA
2 5 (2.08%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 120 (50.00%) Finance
2 107 (44.58%) Banking
3 59 (24.58%) Retail
4 52 (21.67%) Retail Banking
5 15 (6.25%) Law
6 9 (3.75%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.33%) Back Office
8 6 (2.50%) Billing
9 5 (2.08%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.25%) Legal
11 2 (0.83%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.42%) Front Office
12 1 (0.42%) German Language
12 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.67%) Web Services
1 16 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (0.42%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) Apache CXF
2 1 (0.42%) JPA
2 1 (0.42%) JSF
2 1 (0.42%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.17%) User Experience
3 16 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (2.08%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (1.67%) Equities
5 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.67%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.25%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.83%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.83%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.83%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.83%) PKI
7 2 (0.83%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.42%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.42%) Android
1 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (43.75%) Business Analysis
2 71 (29.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (15.00%) Migration
5 25 (10.42%) User Stories
6 22 (9.17%) Use Case
7 19 (7.92%) Scrum
8 18 (7.50%) Kanban
9 17 (7.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (7.08%) Wireframes
10 15 (6.25%) Data Analysis
11 14 (5.83%) Change Management
11 14 (5.83%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (5.42%) Process Improvement
13 12 (5.00%) BDD
13 12 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
14 11 (4.58%) Anti-Money Laundering
14 11 (4.58%) GAP Analysis
14 11 (4.58%) Target Operating Model
14 11 (4.58%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.08%) SQL
2 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.42%) C
3 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (1.25%) PMP
2 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (0.83%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) ISEB
2 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.08%) QA
2 5 (2.08%) SEPA
3 1 (0.42%) MiFID
3 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.58%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.50%) Cisco
4 5 (2.08%) Oracle
5 4 (1.67%) Avaya
5 4 (1.67%) HP
5 4 (1.67%) Verint
6 3 (1.25%) SAP
7 2 (0.83%) Charles River
8 1 (0.42%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.42%) Linedata
8 1 (0.42%) Teradata
8 1 (0.42%) TSYS
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