Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 71 146 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.01% 4.88% 5.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 5.57% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 103 80
Edinburgh median daily rate £396 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.75% +6.40% +2.74%
10th Percentile £314 £298 £310
90th Percentile £513 £454 £476
Scotland median daily rate £384 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +2.33% +1.90% +0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £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 2,032 2,620 1,903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.07% 87.63% 84.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,056 1,509 1,164
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £275 £290 £256
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 20
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% +9.27% +7.05%
10th Percentile £11.16 £10.75 £12.37
90th Percentile £41.90 £46.10 £43.77
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% -36.36% -23.61%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019, 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 33 (46.48%) Finance
2 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (23.94%) Banking
4 13 (18.31%) User Stories
4 13 (18.31%) Workshop Facilitation
5 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
6 9 (12.68%) Project Management
7 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (9.86%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.45%) IBM
10 5 (7.04%) Change Management
10 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
10 5 (7.04%) Marketing
10 5 (7.04%) Investment Management
11 4 (5.63%) Office 365
11 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (5.63%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (5.63%) Migration
11 4 (5.63%) Degree
11 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
11 4 (5.63%) Data Management
11 4 (5.63%) Legal
11 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
12 3 (4.23%) SQL
12 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (4.23%) Scrum

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 2 (2.82%) FileNet
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Apple Pay
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Broadband
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.41%) DB2
1 1 (1.41%) MS Access
1 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Ant
2 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.41%) JUnit
2 1 (1.41%) Maven
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 33 (46.48%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
4 4 (5.63%) Legal
5 3 (4.23%) Back Office
5 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.41%) Front Office
7 1 (1.41%) Law
7 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (78.87%) Analyst
2 49 (69.01%) Business Analyst
3 5 (7.04%) Digital Analyst
3 5 (7.04%) Digital Business Analyst
3 5 (7.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (4.23%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Architect
4 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Designer
4 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Technical Business Analyst
4 3 (4.23%) Transformation Analyst
5 2 (2.82%) Business Architect
5 2 (2.82%) Developer
5 2 (2.82%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (2.82%) Junior
5 2 (2.82%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (2.82%) Service Analyst
5 2 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) HTML
1 1 (1.41%) J2EE
1 1 (1.41%) Java SE
1 1 (1.41%) Middleware
1 1 (1.41%) Node.js
1 1 (1.41%) REST
1 1 (1.41%) SOAP
1 1 (1.41%) Spring
1 1 (1.41%) XML
1 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.82%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.41%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.41%) Podcast
3 1 (1.41%) Robotics
3 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Linux
1 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (18.31%) User Stories
3 13 (18.31%) Workshop Facilitation
4 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.68%) Project Management
6 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (9.86%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
8 5 (7.04%) Change Management
8 5 (7.04%) Investment Management
9 4 (5.63%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.63%) Data Management
9 4 (5.63%) Migration
10 3 (4.23%) Kanban
10 3 (4.23%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (4.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Java
2 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) APMP
3 2 (2.82%) CBAP
4 1 (1.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.41%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) IBM
3 2 (2.82%) Informatica
4 1 (1.41%) Apple
4 1 (1.41%) Avaloq
4 1 (1.41%) FactSet
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) Teradata