Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 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.

IT Business Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 121 123
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 -11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 10 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.29% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% -1.73% +12.34%
10th Percentile £329 £332 £335
90th Percentile £438 £499 £508
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +1.33%
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 2810 2044 3038
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 96.73% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1185 1570
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -2.53%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £258
90th Percentile £546 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £385 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +6.94% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 26
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +25.27%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £10.99
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.91 £40.32
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £22.93
% change year-on-year +25.08% -29.52% +31.00%

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) APMP
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) APMP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft