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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 74 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 11 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.83% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.90% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 10
Average daily rate
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£411 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £317 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £505 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
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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
1380 1114 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.57% 91.91% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 573 464
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £36.60 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
2 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
3 7 (28.00%) Use Case
4 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (24.00%) UML
4 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.00%) BPMN
6 4 (16.00%) User Stories
6 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Workflow
7 3 (12.00%) Process Management
7 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.00%) ISEB
8 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.00%) Service Management
8 2 (8.00%) Validation
8 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.00%) Billing
8 2 (8.00%) Content Management
8 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
8 2 (8.00%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (8.00%) Android
8 2 (8.00%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (8.00%) Investment Management

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Billing
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Android
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Use Case
3 6 (24.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (24.00%) UML
3 6 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.00%) BPMN
5 4 (16.00%) User Stories
5 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
5 4 (16.00%) Workflow
6 3 (12.00%) Process Management
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) Validation
7 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.00%) Content Management
7 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) IIBA
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) RIMES
1 1 (4.00%) Charles River