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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 4 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 220 115 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.40% 9.60% 9.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.30% 10.26% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 74 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +64.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.85% -2.40%
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
1350 1121 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.47% 93.57% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 676 328
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £13.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 214 (57.68%) Finance
2 130 (35.04%) Banking
3 129 (34.77%) Business Analysis
4 123 (33.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (19.41%) Retail
6 62 (16.71%) Migration
7 40 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (9.97%) Data Analysis
9 36 (9.70%) Retail Banking
10 35 (9.43%) MS Visio
11 33 (8.89%) Project Management
12 30 (8.09%) BPMN
13 29 (7.82%) Validation
14 28 (7.55%) SQL
15 26 (7.01%) Requirements Management
16 22 (5.93%) Investment Management
16 22 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (5.39%) Data Modelling
17 20 (5.39%) Data Migration
18 19 (5.12%) MS Excel
19 18 (4.85%) Systems Analysis
19 18 (4.85%) Asset Management
20 17 (4.58%) Change Management
20 17 (4.58%) UML
21 16 (4.31%) GAP Analysis
22 14 (3.77%) Incident Management
23 13 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
23 13 (3.50%) Data Management
23 13 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
24 12 (3.23%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (1.89%) SAS
2 2 (0.54%) Lync
3 1 (0.27%) JBoss
3 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (9.43%) MS Visio
2 19 (5.12%) MS Excel
3 12 (3.23%) MS Office
4 9 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.54%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (0.27%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Silverpop
2 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.54%) ATM
1 2 (0.54%) CTI
1 2 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (2.96%) MS Access
3 8 (2.16%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.62%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.27%) DecisionStream
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Axure RP
General
1 214 (57.68%) Finance
2 130 (35.04%) Banking
3 72 (19.41%) Retail
4 36 (9.70%) Retail Banking
5 8 (2.16%) Back Office
6 6 (1.62%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.08%) Front Office
8 3 (0.81%) Advertising
9 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.89%) XML
2 4 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (0.27%) CSS
3 1 (0.27%) Web Services
3 1 (0.27%) JSF
3 1 (0.27%) JSON
3 1 (0.27%) JPA
3 1 (0.27%) Drools
3 1 (0.27%) Apache CXF
3 1 (0.27%) RESTful
3 1 (0.27%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.96%) Credit Risk
3 5 (1.35%) Data Structures
3 5 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.08%) User Experience
4 4 (1.08%) IVR
5 3 (0.81%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.54%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.27%) Derivative
7 1 (0.27%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.27%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.54%) UNIX
1 2 (0.54%) Linux
2 1 (0.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (34.77%) Business Analysis
2 123 (33.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (16.71%) Migration
4 40 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (9.97%) Data Analysis
6 33 (8.89%) Project Management
7 30 (8.09%) BPMN
8 29 (7.82%) Validation
9 26 (7.01%) Requirements Management
10 22 (5.93%) Investment Management
11 20 (5.39%) Data Migration
11 20 (5.39%) Data Modelling
12 18 (4.85%) Asset Management
12 18 (4.85%) Systems Analysis
13 17 (4.58%) UML
13 17 (4.58%) Change Management
14 16 (4.31%) GAP Analysis
15 14 (3.77%) Incident Management
16 13 (3.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (3.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.55%) SQL
2 7 (1.89%) VBA
3 3 (0.81%) Java
4 2 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (2.96%) ISEB
2 3 (0.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.27%) IIBA
3 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.08%) FATCA
3 3 (0.81%) QA
4 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) EMIR
5 1 (0.27%) COREP
5 1 (0.27%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (3.23%) Oracle
2 11 (2.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.08%) IBM
4 2 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (0.54%) Avaloq
4 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.54%) Charles River
5 1 (0.27%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.27%) GoldenSource
5 1 (0.27%) Netezza
5 1 (0.27%) Sun
5 1 (0.27%) EMC
5 1 (0.27%) Informatica
5 1 (0.27%) CODA
5 1 (0.27%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.27%) Cognos
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