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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 71 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.44% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.48% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £283
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +26.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - £49.80
IT Business Analyst
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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
1133 1044 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.02% 92.64% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 464 452
Average daily rate £396 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 29
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.36 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) MS Access
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (10.00%) Charles River
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Retail

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Fund Management
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (10.00%) Charles River