The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 37 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 2.41% 8.46% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 9.24% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £356 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £406 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.41 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+19.19% -2.68%
Business Analyst
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
160 119 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 96.39% 91.54% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 73 38
Average daily rate £400 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Business Analyst
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) ISEB
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Skype
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Skype
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft