The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business System Analyst
Rank 69 74 55
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £265 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -41.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £370 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.84%
Business Systems 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
1306 1134 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.91% 92.05% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 578 282
Average daily rate £380 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Average hourly rate £25.75 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.40 £31.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Business Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Systems Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Systems Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Business Systems Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Systems Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Systems Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Business Systems Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (53.33%) UML
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) BPMN
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) XML
4 5 (33.33%) Data Structures
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Kanban
6 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) MS Access
7 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (13.33%) UNIX
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 1 (6.67%) Finance
8 1 (6.67%) Migration
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.67%) ISEB
8 1 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (6.67%) Retail

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) UML
2 6 (40.00%) BPMN
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) BDD
7 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
7 1 (6.67%) Data Virtualisation
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle