Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -24 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 104 171 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.67% 5.78% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 6.69% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 102 69
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.65%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £283
90th Percentile £500 £473 £475
Scotland median daily rate £396 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.60% +7.14% -
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 2,497 2,556 1,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.17% 86.38% 85.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,249 1,483 980
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £368
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.12% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 31
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -16.00% +51.52%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.24 £14.25
90th Percentile £44.45 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +7.53% +10.71% +7.64%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 52 (50.00%) Finance
2 33 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (23.08%) Banking
5 18 (17.31%) SQL
6 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (14.42%) Migration
8 14 (13.46%) Project Management
8 14 (13.46%) Workshop Facilitation
9 12 (11.54%) User Stories
9 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
11 9 (8.65%) Change Management
11 9 (8.65%) Asset Management
11 9 (8.65%) Data Analysis
12 8 (7.69%) Scrum
12 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.69%) Investment Management
13 7 (6.73%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (6.73%) Data Migration
13 7 (6.73%) Data Quality
13 7 (6.73%) SAS
14 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (5.77%) Use Case
14 6 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (4.81%) Data Mapping
15 5 (4.81%) Data Governance
15 5 (4.81%) JIRA
15 5 (4.81%) 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 7 (6.73%) SAS
2 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (1.92%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 2 (1.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (0.96%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.96%) DB2
4 1 (0.96%) OLAP
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.96%) Power BI
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.81%) JIRA
General
1 52 (50.00%) Finance
2 24 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.88%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Billing
7 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Front Office
7 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (84.62%) Analyst
2 74 (71.15%) Business Analyst
3 12 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) Data Business Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Digital Analyst
5 9 (8.65%) Digital Business Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Lead Business Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Data Migration Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Author
8 6 (5.77%) Report Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) Technical Author
9 5 (4.81%) Data Migration Business Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Operations Business Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) XML
2 3 (2.88%) React
3 2 (1.92%) .NET
3 2 (1.92%) FpML
3 2 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (0.96%) Middleware
4 1 (0.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 4 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.88%) User Experience
4 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.92%) Derivative
4 2 (1.92%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (0.96%) Equities
5 1 (0.96%) Fintech
5 1 (0.96%) FMCG
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.96%) Android
1 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 15 (14.42%) Migration
5 14 (13.46%) Project Management
5 14 (13.46%) Workshop Facilitation
6 12 (11.54%) User Stories
7 10 (9.62%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.65%) Asset Management
8 9 (8.65%) Change Management
8 9 (8.65%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.69%) Investment Management
9 8 (7.69%) Scrum
10 7 (6.73%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.73%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (5.77%) Use Case
11 6 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (4.81%) Data Governance
12 5 (4.81%) Data Mapping
12 5 (4.81%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.31%) SQL
2 3 (2.88%) Java
2 3 (2.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) APMP
1 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.73%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.85%) GDPR
3 1 (0.96%) COBIT
3 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle
3 2 (1.92%) Calypso
3 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.96%) FactSet
4 1 (0.96%) IBM
4 1 (0.96%) Informatica
4 1 (0.96%) Pega
4 1 (0.96%) Planview
4 1 (0.96%) StatPro
4 1 (0.96%) Xamarin