The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior 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
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 59 60 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 17 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 1.24% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.34% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 19
Average daily rate
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£434 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £335 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.66 - -
Senior 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%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (47.83%) MS Visio
2 9 (39.13%) Data Modelling
2 9 (39.13%) Use Case
3 8 (34.78%) BPMN
3 8 (34.78%) UML
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Workflow
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) User Stories
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Content Management
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) Process Management
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) Billing
8 2 (8.70%) Data Management
8 2 (8.70%) Document Management
8 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
8 2 (8.70%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) Validation
9 1 (4.35%) Scrum
9 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Management Information System

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Data Modelling
1 9 (39.13%) Use Case
2 8 (34.78%) BPMN
2 8 (34.78%) UML
3 7 (30.43%) Workflow
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (26.09%) User Stories
5 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Content Management
5 5 (21.74%) Migration
5 5 (21.74%) Process Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Document Management
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
7 2 (8.70%) ITIL
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Charles River
1 1 (4.35%) RIMES