Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 39 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 159 101 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.40% 4.78% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.40% 5.72% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 76 112
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £325 £266 £250
90th Percentile £476 £475 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £33.71

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 2483 1767 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.28% 83.70% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1019 1381
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.52% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 86 (54.09%) Finance
2 76 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (28.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (25.79%) Banking
5 31 (19.50%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (17.61%) Project Management
7 26 (16.35%) User Stories
8 23 (14.47%) Change Management
8 23 (14.47%) Migration
9 20 (12.58%) MS Visio
9 20 (12.58%) Process Improvement
9 20 (12.58%) Business Process Improvement
10 18 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
11 17 (10.69%) PRINCE2
11 17 (10.69%) Retail Banking
11 17 (10.69%) User Experience
11 17 (10.69%) Business Change Management
12 16 (10.06%) Disclosure Scotland
12 16 (10.06%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (10.06%) Sitecore
12 16 (10.06%) CMS
13 15 (9.43%) Validation
13 15 (9.43%) SQL
14 14 (8.81%) Use Case
15 13 (8.18%) JIRA
16 12 (7.55%) Web Services
17 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
17 11 (6.92%) Scrum
17 11 (6.92%) Data Analysis

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 16 (10.06%) CMS
1 16 (10.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.89%) SAS
4 2 (1.26%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (12.58%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.66%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) assyst
2 1 (0.63%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.66%) Lucidchart
2 2 (1.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.63%) QlikView
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.18%) JIRA
2 11 (6.92%) Axure RP
3 10 (6.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 86 (54.09%) Finance
2 41 (25.79%) Banking
3 17 (10.69%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.89%) Legal
4 3 (1.89%) Marketing
5 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.26%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (86.79%) Analyst
2 123 (77.36%) Business Analyst
3 25 (15.72%) Digital Analyst
3 25 (15.72%) Digital Business Analyst
4 16 (10.06%) Agile Business Analyst
5 14 (8.81%) Project Manager
6 13 (8.18%) Senior Analyst
7 10 (6.29%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) Lead Business Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Banking Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) Business IT Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) IT Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) Technical Business Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Data Business Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Developer
11 4 (2.52%) IT Business Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) Web Services
2 3 (1.89%) HTML
3 2 (1.26%) Java EE
3 2 (1.26%) jQuery
3 2 (1.26%) Spring
4 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.50%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.69%) User Experience
3 11 (6.92%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.89%) Derivative
4 3 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.26%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.26%) Equities
5 2 (1.26%) iPad
5 2 (1.26%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.63%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.63%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.26%) Windows
1 2 (1.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (28.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (17.61%) Project Management
4 26 (16.35%) User Stories
5 23 (14.47%) Change Management
5 23 (14.47%) Migration
6 20 (12.58%) Business Process Improvement
6 20 (12.58%) Process Improvement
7 18 (11.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (10.69%) Business Change Management
8 17 (10.69%) PRINCE2
9 15 (9.43%) Validation
10 14 (8.81%) Use Case
11 11 (6.92%) Data Analysis
11 11 (6.92%) Scrum
12 10 (6.29%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (5.03%) Asset Management
13 8 (5.03%) BPMN
13 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.43%) SQL
2 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.26%) C
3 2 (1.26%) Java
3 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.26%) VB
4 1 (0.63%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.03%) APMP
2 4 (2.52%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.14%) GDPR
3 3 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.89%) PMO
4 2 (1.26%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) EMIR
5 1 (0.63%) FINREP
Vendors
1 18 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.06%) Sitecore
3 7 (4.40%) Oracle
4 2 (1.26%) IBM
4 2 (1.26%) Informatica
4 2 (1.26%) Pega
4 2 (1.26%) SAP
4 2 (1.26%) Tableau
4 2 (1.26%) Teradata
5 1 (0.63%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.63%) Charles River
5 1 (0.63%) Cognos
5 1 (0.63%) Talend
5 1 (0.63%) TIBCO