Period
to 22 October 2020

The median contractor rate for an IT Business Analyst was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 113 138
Rank change year-on-year +56 +25 -7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 3 1 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.049% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.051% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £431 £338 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% -11.48% -4.69%
10th Percentile £408 £331 £364
90th Percentile £469 £344 £393
Scotland median daily rate £431 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +16.95% -1.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 615 1,947 2,832
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.98% 95.39% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 975 1,442
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £225 £243 £259
90th Percentile £555 £588 £575
Scotland median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 45
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +14.75%
10th Percentile £11.58 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £58.65 £38.65 £42.05
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% -19.54%

IT Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured IT Business Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Business Analyst in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for IT Business Analyst in Edinburgh

IT Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring IT Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) Public Sector
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification