The median contractor rate for a Financial Business Analyst was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 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 Analyst - Financial
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 91 74
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Business Analyst 3 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.25% 0.52% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.54% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 15
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.86% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £269 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1147 1286 1377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.22% 95.47% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 707 733
Median daily rate £375 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 22
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
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 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Financial Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Financial Business 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 Financial Business Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) MiFID

Financial Business 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) MiFID