The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Business Analyst
Rank 87 77 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.62% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.65% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Average daily rate £436 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.02
IT 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
1465 1380 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.44% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 783 669
Average daily rate £400 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IT Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

IT Business Analyst
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Banking
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
2 5 (41.67%) Records Management
2 5 (41.67%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) UML
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Retail

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Identity Access Management
1 5 (41.67%) Records Management
1 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory