Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 31 27
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 112 142 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.76% 5.08% 5.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 5.99% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 86 99
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £281
90th Percentile £500 £446 £488
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.63% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £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 2,641 2,370 1,976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.68% 84.76% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,355 1,386 1,134
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £277 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £554 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £355
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.86% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 16 22
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +13.27% +10.36%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.20 £11.05
90th Percentile £44.27 £39.20 £47.91
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £30.50
% change year-on-year -6.98% -11.89% +52.50%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018, 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 60 (53.57%) Finance
2 32 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.00%) Banking
4 17 (15.18%) Project Management
4 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
5 16 (14.29%) Migration
6 15 (13.39%) SQL
6 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 14 (12.50%) User Stories
8 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2
11 8 (7.14%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.14%) Scrum
11 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (7.14%) Change Management
12 7 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (6.25%) Investment Management
12 7 (6.25%) Data Migration
12 7 (6.25%) Data Quality
12 7 (6.25%) MS Visio
12 7 (6.25%) SAS
12 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
13 6 (5.36%) Retail Banking
13 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (5.36%) Data Mapping
13 6 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (4.46%) GDPR

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 7 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.89%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.89%) IBM Blueworks
1 1 (0.89%) Lucidchart
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) DHCP
1 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.89%) DB2
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 60 (53.57%) Finance
2 28 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (84.82%) Analyst
2 83 (74.11%) Business Analyst
3 12 (10.71%) Data Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) Data Business Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (8.04%) Technical Business Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
7 7 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Author
8 6 (5.36%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Lead Business Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Technical Author
9 5 (4.46%) Data Migration Business Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) FpML
1 2 (1.79%) XML
2 1 (0.89%) COM
2 1 (0.89%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.68%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.68%) Derivative
3 3 (2.68%) User Experience
4 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.89%) Clustering
5 1 (0.89%) Equities
5 1 (0.89%) Fintech
5 1 (0.89%) FMCG
5 1 (0.89%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.79%) Windows
2 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.18%) Project Management
4 16 (14.29%) Migration
5 15 (13.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 14 (12.50%) User Stories
7 10 (8.93%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.14%) Change Management
8 8 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 8 (7.14%) Scrum
9 7 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 7 (6.25%) Investment Management
9 7 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (5.36%) Data Mapping
10 6 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (4.46%) Data Governance
11 5 (4.46%) Information Security
11 5 (4.46%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (4.46%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.39%) SQL
2 2 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (0.89%) C
3 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) APMP
2 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.89%) Degree
3 1 (0.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.46%) GDPR
3 2 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (0.89%) COBIT
4 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) Calypso
4 1 (0.89%) Charles River
4 1 (0.89%) Citrix
4 1 (0.89%) FactSet
4 1 (0.89%) FNZ
4 1 (0.89%) Google
4 1 (0.89%) IBM
4 1 (0.89%) Informatica
4 1 (0.89%) Planview
4 1 (0.89%) StatPro