The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 10 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 133 100 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.40% 9.71% 15.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.96% 10.22% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 51 106
Average daily rate
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£380 £380 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -16.27%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1213 978 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.84% 94.95% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 454 435
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 20
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
Scotland

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 30 July 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 30 July 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.

1 109 (42.75%) Finance
2 71 (27.84%) Business Analysis
3 61 (23.92%) Banking
4 46 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (18.04%) Use Case
5 43 (16.86%) Migration
6 40 (15.69%) UML
6 40 (15.69%) MS Visio
7 38 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (13.33%) Workflow
8 34 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 34 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 31 (12.16%) BPMN
10 26 (10.20%) User Stories
11 24 (9.41%) Retail
12 22 (8.63%) Investment Management
13 21 (8.24%) Process Management
14 18 (7.06%) Content Management
15 17 (6.67%) Data Migration
15 17 (6.67%) Data Analysis
15 17 (6.67%) Project Management
15 17 (6.67%) CRM
16 16 (6.27%) Derivative
17 15 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 14 (5.49%) Investment Banking
19 12 (4.71%) Document Management
19 12 (4.71%) Data Management
19 12 (4.71%) Fund Accounting
19 12 (4.71%) Retail Banking
20 11 (4.31%) MS Excel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (1.96%) SAS
2 2 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.39%) TeamSite
3 1 (0.39%) CICS
Applications
1 40 (15.69%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.96%) MS Project
4 4 (1.57%) MS Office
4 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.96%) MultiFonds
2 4 (1.57%) Summit
3 3 (1.18%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.75%) MS Access
2 5 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.18%) Pentaho
3 3 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (0.39%) Rational Rose
General
1 109 (42.75%) Finance
2 61 (23.92%) Banking
3 24 (9.41%) Retail
4 14 (5.49%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.71%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.75%) Advertising
7 6 (2.35%) Back Office
8 4 (1.57%) Billing
9 3 (1.18%) Marketing
9 3 (1.18%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.18%) Front Office
9 3 (1.18%) Legal
10 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.78%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.39%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.39%) SAP XI
1 1 (0.39%) XML Messaging
1 1 (0.39%) EDI
1 1 (0.39%) XML
1 1 (0.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.27%) Derivative
2 6 (2.35%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.96%) Fixed Income
3 5 (1.96%) Equities
4 4 (1.57%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.18%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.18%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.78%) GIS
6 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.39%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.39%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.84%) Business Analysis
2 46 (18.04%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (18.04%) Use Case
3 43 (16.86%) Migration
4 40 (15.69%) UML
5 38 (14.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (13.33%) Workflow
6 34 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 34 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 31 (12.16%) BPMN
8 26 (10.20%) User Stories
9 22 (8.63%) Investment Management
10 21 (8.24%) Process Management
11 18 (7.06%) Content Management
12 17 (6.67%) Data Migration
12 17 (6.67%) Data Analysis
12 17 (6.67%) Project Management
12 17 (6.67%) CRM
13 15 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (4.71%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.57%) SQL
2 3 (1.18%) C
2 3 (1.18%) Java
3 2 (0.78%) VBA
4 1 (0.39%) JCL
4 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (2.35%) ISEB
2 4 (1.57%) Degree
3 3 (1.18%) IIBA
4 2 (0.78%) CIMA
4 2 (0.78%) ACCA
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.75%) EMIR
1 7 (2.75%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) FINREP
3 1 (0.39%) FATCA
3 1 (0.39%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) MiFID
3 1 (0.39%) WCAG
3 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) Basel II
Vendors
1 9 (3.53%) Charles River
2 7 (2.75%) Oracle
3 6 (2.35%) Calypso
3 6 (2.35%) BI-SAM
4 5 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.57%) Linedata
5 4 (1.57%) Murex
6 3 (1.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.78%) SAP
8 1 (0.39%) Twitter
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.39%) CA
8 1 (0.39%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.39%) SunGard
8 1 (0.39%) Business Objects
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