The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 76 54 46
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 11 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 1.37% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.44% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 13
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£400 £413 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £424 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.66 - -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1196 972 958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.83% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 454 439
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Business Analyst
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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 1 August 2014.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (67.86%) Use Case
2 17 (60.71%) BPMN
2 17 (60.71%) UML
2 17 (60.71%) Data Modelling
3 16 (57.14%) MS Visio
4 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (39.29%) Content Management
5 11 (39.29%) Workflow
5 11 (39.29%) User Stories
6 10 (35.71%) Data Migration
6 10 (35.71%) Process Management
6 10 (35.71%) Migration
7 9 (32.14%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (28.57%) Document Management
9 6 (21.43%) CRM
9 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
10 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 2 (7.14%) Billing
11 2 (7.14%) Scrum
11 2 (7.14%) Banking
11 2 (7.14%) GIS
11 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
11 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
12 1 (3.57%) FATCA
12 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
12 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
12 1 (3.57%) WFM
12 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (57.14%) MS Visio
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Billing
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Use Case
2 17 (60.71%) BPMN
2 17 (60.71%) UML
2 17 (60.71%) Data Modelling
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (39.29%) Content Management
4 11 (39.29%) Workflow
4 11 (39.29%) User Stories
5 10 (35.71%) Data Migration
5 10 (35.71%) Process Management
5 10 (35.71%) Migration
6 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (28.57%) Document Management
7 6 (21.43%) CRM
7 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.57%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) FATCA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
1 1 (3.57%) Hyperion