The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 System Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 97 84
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.074% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.077% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £438 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £26.47

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1158 1294 1384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.26% 95.43% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 715 739
Median daily rate £375 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +13.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 21
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in Edinburgh

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Business Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) FMCG
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) RPG
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Process Management

Business Systems 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Case Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Process Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) RPG
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
1 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle