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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 56 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 22 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.71% 0.27% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.29% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 14
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £399
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £46.50
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1208 700 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.93% 93.71% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 301 555
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.04 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.33 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Senior Business Analyst
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (41.67%) Migration
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 11 (30.56%) Use Case
3 11 (30.56%) BPMN
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) UML
4 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
5 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 9 (25.00%) Banking
6 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (22.22%) Data Migration
7 7 (19.44%) Content Management
7 7 (19.44%) Document Management
8 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
8 6 (16.67%) User Stories
9 5 (13.89%) Fund Accounting
9 5 (13.89%) Workflow
9 5 (13.89%) Process Management
9 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
10 4 (11.11%) CRM
10 4 (11.11%) Project Management
11 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
11 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 3 (8.33%) CIMA
11 3 (8.33%) GIS
11 3 (8.33%) ACCA
11 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
12 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (5.56%) Investment Management

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MultiFonds
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MS Access
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) GIS
1 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.56%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 12 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 11 (30.56%) Use Case
3 11 (30.56%) BPMN
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) UML
4 10 (27.78%) Data Modelling
5 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.22%) Data Migration
6 7 (19.44%) Content Management
6 7 (19.44%) Document Management
7 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 6 (16.67%) User Stories
8 5 (13.89%) Fund Accounting
8 5 (13.89%) Workflow
8 5 (13.89%) Process Management
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
9 4 (11.11%) CRM
10 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
10 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ACCA
1 3 (8.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) JBoss
1 1 (2.78%) IBM
1 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
1 1 (2.78%) TSYS