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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 14 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 127 202 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.43% 14.32% 9.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.86% 15.04% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 140 70
Median daily rate £375 £365 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% +57.14%
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
1288 1343 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.62% 95.18% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 701 735
Median daily rate £396 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 32
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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.

1 137 (49.10%) Finance
2 126 (45.16%) Banking
3 96 (34.41%) Business Analysis
4 83 (29.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (20.43%) Retail
7 48 (17.20%) Retail Banking
8 42 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (13.26%) Migration
10 31 (11.11%) MS Visio
10 31 (11.11%) User Stories
11 27 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (8.60%) User Experience
13 23 (8.24%) Use Case
14 22 (7.89%) Data Analysis
15 21 (7.53%) Scrum
15 21 (7.53%) Microsoft
16 20 (7.17%) Kanban
16 20 (7.17%) Data Centre
17 19 (6.81%) Web Services
17 19 (6.81%) XML
18 18 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
19 17 (6.09%) Law
19 17 (6.09%) Change Management
20 15 (5.38%) GAP Analysis
20 15 (5.38%) Data Modelling
20 15 (5.38%) Process Improvement
20 15 (5.38%) Markit EDM
20 15 (5.38%) Wireframes
21 14 (5.02%) SAS

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 14 (5.02%) SAS
2 10 (3.58%) CMS
2 10 (3.58%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.36%) JBoss
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.51%) MS Office
4 4 (1.43%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (5.38%) Markit EDM
2 7 (2.51%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.43%) Lucidchart
2 2 (0.72%) Office 365
2 2 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) LAN
2 1 (0.36%) SMS
2 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.79%) MS Access
3 4 (1.43%) Spatial Data
4 3 (1.08%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.72%) Power BI
6 1 (0.36%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (3.94%) JIRA
2 5 (1.79%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 137 (49.10%) Finance
2 126 (45.16%) Banking
3 57 (20.43%) Retail
4 48 (17.20%) Retail Banking
5 17 (6.09%) Law
6 10 (3.58%) Front Office
6 10 (3.58%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.51%) Back Office
8 6 (2.15%) Billing
9 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.72%) German Language
10 2 (0.72%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.81%) Web Services
1 19 (6.81%) XML
2 1 (0.36%) .NET
2 1 (0.36%) Apache CXF
2 1 (0.36%) JPA
2 1 (0.36%) JSF
2 1 (0.36%) Middleware
2 1 (0.36%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.60%) User Experience
3 20 (7.17%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.79%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (1.43%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.43%) Equities
6 3 (1.08%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.72%) Derivative
7 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.72%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.72%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.72%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.72%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (34.41%) Business Analysis
2 83 (29.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (13.26%) Migration
5 31 (11.11%) User Stories
6 27 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (8.24%) Use Case
8 22 (7.89%) Data Analysis
9 21 (7.53%) Scrum
10 20 (7.17%) Kanban
11 18 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (6.09%) Change Management
13 15 (5.38%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.38%) GAP Analysis
13 15 (5.38%) Process Improvement
13 15 (5.38%) Wireframes
14 13 (4.66%) Asset Management
14 13 (4.66%) Investment Management
15 12 (4.30%) Business Process Improvement
15 12 (4.30%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.94%) SQL
2 3 (1.08%) VBA
3 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (1.79%) ISEB
2 3 (1.08%) Degree
3 2 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.72%) PMP
3 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) IIBA
4 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (2.87%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) SEPA
4 1 (0.36%) MiFID
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.72%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.94%) Sitecore
3 8 (2.87%) Charles River
4 6 (2.15%) Cisco
5 5 (1.79%) Oracle
6 4 (1.43%) Avaya
6 4 (1.43%) HP
6 4 (1.43%) SAP
6 4 (1.43%) Verint
7 2 (0.72%) CA
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.36%) Linedata
8 1 (0.36%) Planview
8 1 (0.36%) Sybase
8 1 (0.36%) Teradata
8 1 (0.36%) TSYS
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