Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Financial Services Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 November 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 Services
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 126 130
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.38% 0.047% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.049% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 6
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% -14.11%
10th Percentile £342 £330 £300
90th Percentile £406 £330 £456
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £336
% change year-on-year +13.64% -1.64% -17.67%
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 2783 2038 3057
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.73% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1632 1181 1581
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.90%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £259
90th Percentile £545 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £11.04
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.91 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Financial Services Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Services 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 Services Business Analyst in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Financial Services Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Financial Services Business Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Financial Services 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 Services Business Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (36.36%) MiFID
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) CMS
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis

Financial Services 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore