The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Lead Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 92 71 79
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 5 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.37% 1.06% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.12% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 7
Median daily rate £415 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £401 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £455 £475
% change year-on-year
-6.59% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1293 1342 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.78% 95.18% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 701 731
Median daily rate £395 £356 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 32
Median hourly rate £29.16 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Lead Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (30.00%) SAS
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) MS Project
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Use Case
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) PKI
5 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Analytics
1 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP