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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 19 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 100 198 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.81% 12.59% 9.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.14% 13.26% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 131 79
Median daily rate £375 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.33 £34.64
% change year-on-year
+16.78% -6.67%
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
1228 1493 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 94.91% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 763 699
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.77% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 (47.06%) Finance
2 109 (42.75%) Banking
3 99 (38.82%) Business Analysis
4 74 (29.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (21.18%) Retail
7 45 (17.65%) Retail Banking
8 38 (14.90%) Migration
8 38 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (11.76%) MS Visio
10 29 (11.37%) User Stories
11 24 (9.41%) Use Case
12 23 (9.02%) User Experience
13 21 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (7.84%) Scrum
14 20 (7.84%) Data Centre
15 19 (7.45%) Microsoft
15 19 (7.45%) Kanban
15 19 (7.45%) Data Analysis
16 17 (6.67%) Web Services
16 17 (6.67%) XML
16 17 (6.67%) Law
16 17 (6.67%) Wireframes
17 16 (6.27%) Change Management
18 15 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
19 13 (5.10%) Asset Management
19 13 (5.10%) Data Modelling
19 13 (5.10%) Process Improvement
20 12 (4.71%) BDD
20 12 (4.71%) 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 10 (3.92%) CMS
1 10 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (3.14%) SAS
3 2 (0.78%) JBoss
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.96%) MS Office
4 4 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.92%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.96%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.39%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.39%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Lucidchart
2 2 (0.78%) Office 365
2 2 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) Intranet
1 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.57%) Spatial Data
3 3 (1.18%) MS Access
3 3 (1.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.78%) Power BI
5 1 (0.39%) GIS
5 1 (0.39%) OLAP
5 1 (0.39%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 11 (4.31%) JIRA
2 5 (1.96%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 120 (47.06%) Finance
2 109 (42.75%) Banking
3 54 (21.18%) Retail
4 45 (17.65%) Retail Banking
5 17 (6.67%) Law
6 10 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.14%) Back Office
8 7 (2.75%) Front Office
9 6 (2.35%) Billing
10 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.78%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.67%) Web Services
1 17 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (0.78%) Apache CXF
2 2 (0.78%) JPA
2 2 (0.78%) JSF
2 2 (0.78%) RichFaces
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.90%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.02%) User Experience
3 20 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.96%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (1.57%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.57%) Equities
6 3 (1.18%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.18%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.18%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.78%) Derivative
7 2 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.78%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.78%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.78%) PKI
7 2 (0.78%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.78%) Unix
2 1 (0.39%) Android
2 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (38.82%) Business Analysis
2 74 (29.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (23.92%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (14.90%) Migration
5 29 (11.37%) User Stories
6 24 (9.41%) Use Case
7 21 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (7.84%) Scrum
9 19 (7.45%) Data Analysis
9 19 (7.45%) Kanban
10 17 (6.67%) Wireframes
11 16 (6.27%) Change Management
12 15 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (5.10%) Asset Management
13 13 (5.10%) Data Modelling
13 13 (5.10%) Process Improvement
14 12 (4.71%) BDD
14 12 (4.71%) Data Migration
14 12 (4.71%) Domain-Driven Design
15 11 (4.31%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.39%) C
2 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (1.96%) ISEB
2 3 (1.18%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) PMP
3 2 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) IIBA
4 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.35%) QA
3 3 (1.18%) SEPA
4 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) MiFID
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.78%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.31%) Sitecore
3 7 (2.75%) Oracle
4 6 (2.35%) Charles River
4 6 (2.35%) Cisco
5 4 (1.57%) Avaya
5 4 (1.57%) HP
5 4 (1.57%) SAP
5 4 (1.57%) Verint
6 2 (0.78%) CA
7 1 (0.39%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.39%) Linedata
7 1 (0.39%) Sybase
7 1 (0.39%) Teradata
7 1 (0.39%) TSYS
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