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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 71 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% - 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1119 1033 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.95% 92.81% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 460 459
Average daily rate £400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £31.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Analytics
4 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) User Stories
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
3 1 (7.14%) BPMN
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement