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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 87 75 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 5 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.86% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.91% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Average daily rate
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£390 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.66 -
Senior 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
1500 1214 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.40% 94.84% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 704 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 24
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £21.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 30 July 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (8.33%) SAS
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft