The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 86 80
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 13 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.06% 0.89% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.93% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 6
Median daily rate £425 £450 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £400 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £488 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1174 1292 1342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.07% 95.70% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2148 2459 2604
Median daily rate £375 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £265 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 41
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.81 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £52.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 17 (58.62%) Banking
2 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (34.48%) Retail
3 10 (34.48%) Retail Banking
3 10 (34.48%) Business Analysis
4 8 (27.59%) Finance
5 6 (20.69%) Asset Management
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Legal
6 4 (13.79%) Front Office
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (10.34%) Artefact Management
7 3 (10.34%) TSYS
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) BPMN
8 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.90%) Data Privacy
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (6.90%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.90%) Derivative
8 2 (6.90%) Workflow
8 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.45%) UML
9 1 (3.45%) ERP
9 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling

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 (3.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Loan IQ
1 1 (3.45%) Pega PRPC
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 17 (58.62%) Banking
2 10 (34.48%) Retail
2 10 (34.48%) Retail Banking
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 4 (13.79%) Front Office
4 4 (13.79%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Migration
1 11 (37.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (34.48%) Business Analysis
3 6 (20.69%) Asset Management
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Artefact Management
5 3 (10.34%) BPMN
6 2 (6.90%) Business Process Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Data Privacy
6 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) Data Security
7 1 (3.45%) ERP
7 1 (3.45%) UML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) TSYS
2 1 (3.45%) Avaloq
2 1 (3.45%) Calypso
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Murex
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Pega
2 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.45%) Wallstreet Suite