Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Data Analyst was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Data Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 133 117
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Data Analyst 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £340 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% -16.13% -8.82%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £322
90th Percentile £374 £366 £405
Scotland median daily rate £341 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +4.92% +4.84% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,706 2,818 1,929
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 95.75% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,373 1,654 1,143
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £257 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 34
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £16.36 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.97% -27.29% +18.30%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.45 £13.43
90th Percentile £44.45 £35.00 £52.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.88 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.63% +17.65% -19.05%

Business Data Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Business Data Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Business Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Business Data Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Business Data Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Data Analyst in Edinburgh

Business Data Analyst Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Business Data Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Business Data Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) Data Lineage
3 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) ATL
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

Business Data Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Lineage
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality