Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £400 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.

Senior Business Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 120 122
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 34 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.17% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% +6.71%
10th Percentile £363 £266 £355
90th Percentile £488 £488 £477
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +1.85%
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%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

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

1 18 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Migration
4 5 (14.71%) User Stories
5 4 (11.76%) Investment Management
5 4 (11.76%) BPMN
5 4 (11.76%) Workflow
6 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) TIBCO
6 3 (8.82%) Oracle
6 3 (8.82%) Pega
6 3 (8.82%) Open Source
6 3 (8.82%) Use Case
6 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
6 3 (8.82%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (5.88%) Service Design
7 2 (5.88%) Fund Management
7 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
7 2 (5.88%) Degree
7 2 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Data Mapping

Senior 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 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Loan IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Billing
3 2 (5.88%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.94%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Derivative
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Business Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) User Stories
4 4 (11.76%) BPMN
4 4 (11.76%) Investment Management
4 4 (11.76%) Workflow
5 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.82%) Business Process Modelling
5 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
5 3 (8.82%) Open Source
5 3 (8.82%) Use Case
6 2 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.88%) Fund Management
6 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) EMIR
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) PSD2
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) IBM
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle
1 3 (8.82%) Pega
1 3 (8.82%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.94%) Avaloq
2 1 (2.94%) Calypso
2 1 (2.94%) Murex
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (2.94%) Wallstreet Suite