Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 67 45
Rank change year-on-year +30 -22 -17
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 23 47 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.40% 2.30% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 2.63% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 79
Median daily rate £477 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.64% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £413 £322 £300
90th Percentile £568 £549 £500
Scotland median daily rate £450 £381 £388
% change year-on-year +18.11% -1.68% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 589 1,790 2,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.13% 87.70% 89.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 879 1,349
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £239 £271 £275
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 27
Median hourly rate £48.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.14% -30.00% +57.63%
10th Percentile £37.35 £11.17 £10.90
90th Percentile £67.05 £35.00 £43.96
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.30% -14.00% -4.31%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Analysis in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Public Sector
3 9 (39.13%) JIRA
4 6 (26.09%) Programme Management
4 6 (26.09%) Curam
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) IBM
4 6 (26.09%) Project Delivery
4 6 (26.09%) Service Design
4 6 (26.09%) Requirements Gathering
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) DB2
5 5 (21.74%) Linux
5 5 (21.74%) Refactoring
5 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
5 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Confluence
6 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
6 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
6 4 (17.39%) Subversion
6 4 (17.39%) Business Case
6 4 (17.39%) User Stories
7 3 (13.04%) Actionable Insight
7 3 (13.04%) Backlog Management
7 3 (13.04%) Product Backlog

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
2 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
General
1 13 (56.52%) Public Sector
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Business IT Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Product Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) User Researcher
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Programme Management
2 6 (26.09%) Project Delivery
2 6 (26.09%) Requirements Gathering
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
2 6 (26.09%) Service Design
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Refactoring
3 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Business Case
4 4 (17.39%) User Stories
5 3 (13.04%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (13.04%) Backlog Management
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) People Management
5 3 (13.04%) Product Backlog
5 3 (13.04%) Product Management
5 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Curam
1 6 (26.09%) IBM