The table below looks at the statistics for the Financial Services 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 Financial Services Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Services Business Analyst
Rank 67 81 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 15 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.16% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.17% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £455 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +114.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £379 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £531 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Financial Services 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
1311 1143 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.45% 93.54% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 691 350
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 24 31 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +7.69%
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 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Financial Services Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Financial Services Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Financial Services Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Financial Services Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Financial Services Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Financial Services Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Financial Services 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 Financial Services Business Analyst in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 4 (20.00%) Validation
7 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow
9 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (5.00%) Process Management
9 1 (5.00%) SAS
9 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.00%) EMC
9 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (5.00%) Intranet
9 1 (5.00%) .NET
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle
9 1 (5.00%) MS Office
9 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) Use Case
9 1 (5.00%) Banking
9 1 (5.00%) Retail

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Financial Services 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 Financial Services Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
General
1 20 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Validation
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
8 1 (5.00%) Process Management
8 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Use Case
8 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.00%) BPMN
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) EMC
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle