The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 66 74 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£438 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £419
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
Lead 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
1371 1162 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.36% 93.94% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 601 284
Average daily rate £375 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.53 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.43% +19.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £24.00 £43.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lead Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
3 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
4 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
4 6 (28.57%) Validation
5 4 (19.05%) Banking
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Spring
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) SAS
6 2 (9.52%) ISEB
6 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.52%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Back Office
7 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) MS Office
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) Fund Accounting
7 1 (4.76%) IIBA

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
1 2 (9.52%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
3 6 (28.57%) Requirements Management
3 6 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.76%) Fund Accounting
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) IBM