The median contractor rate for a IT Business Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 March 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.

IT Business Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 82 79
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.60% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.62% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +9.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £378 £388
% change year-on-year +6.29% -2.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 - -

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 862 1446 1377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.73% 95.89% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 784 779
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 19
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Business Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Business Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT 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 IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (12.50%) SugarCRM
4 1 (12.50%) German Language
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre

IT 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) German Language
3 1 (12.50%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) SAP