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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 37 18
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 54 61 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.86% 4.02% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 4.86% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 60
Median daily rate £400 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £309 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.65 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +4.01%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 780 1256 1188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.74% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 706 673
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 34 (40.48%) Finance
1 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.76%) Project Management
2 25 (29.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (25.00%) Banking
4 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 15 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 13 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (15.48%) MS Project
6 13 (15.48%) APMP
7 10 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
7 10 (11.90%) Change Management
8 9 (10.71%) Asset Management
8 9 (10.71%) Migration
8 9 (10.71%) Programme Management
8 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (10.71%) User Stories
9 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (7.14%) SQL
10 6 (7.14%) Scrum
10 6 (7.14%) SAS
10 6 (7.14%) Legal
10 6 (7.14%) Wealth Management
11 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (5.95%) Process Improvement
11 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
12 4 (4.76%) MS Office
12 4 (4.76%) Retail
12 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (4.76%) Retail Banking

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 6 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) MS Project
2 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.76%) MS Office
4 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Sonata
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.19%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Trello
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.19%) QlikView
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (40.48%) Finance
2 21 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Legal
4 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Back Office
6 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Front Office
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Analyst
2 47 (55.95%) Business Analyst
3 21 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.14%) Project Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) IT Manager
5 5 (5.95%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Asset Management Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Consultant
7 3 (3.57%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) SAS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Equities
4 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Linux
1 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.76%) Project Management
2 25 (29.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 13 (15.48%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (11.90%) Change Management
6 9 (10.71%) Asset Management
6 9 (10.71%) Migration
6 9 (10.71%) Programme Management
6 9 (10.71%) User Stories
7 6 (7.14%) Scrum
7 6 (7.14%) Wealth Management
8 5 (5.95%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.76%) Analytics
9 4 (4.76%) Kanban
10 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.57%) Investment Management
10 3 (3.57%) Resource Management
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (2.38%) JCL
2 2 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) APMP
2 3 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.38%) MiFID
3 2 (2.38%) PMO
4 1 (1.19%) GDPR
4 1 (1.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.38%) IBM
3 2 (2.38%) SAP
3 2 (2.38%) Tableau
4 1 (1.19%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.19%) Casewise
4 1 (1.19%) Charles River
4 1 (1.19%) Cognos
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) Reuters
4 1 (1.19%) Talend
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