The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
Wales / South Wales
Rank 26 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 27 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.26% 7.04% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 7.96% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 10
Median daily rate £196 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.61% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £257 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £403 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 £47.29 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £44.38 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-26.76% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
424 515 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.65% 88.49% 73.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 377 251
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 11
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.13% +110.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the South Wales region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +10 27 £196 -40.75%
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Project Management
3 21 (33.33%) Finance
4 15 (23.81%) Scrum
4 15 (23.81%) Use Case
5 14 (22.22%) ISEB
6 13 (20.63%) NHS
6 13 (20.63%) Change Management
7 12 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
8 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
8 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
8 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.29%) ITIL
9 9 (14.29%) SQL
10 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
10 8 (12.70%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (12.70%) Fiorano
10 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
10 8 (12.70%) BPMN
10 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
10 8 (12.70%) ITIL V3
11 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (11.11%) MSTest
11 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (11.11%) MSBuild
11 7 (11.11%) Entity Framework
11 7 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
11 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
11 7 (11.11%) Mentoring

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (12.70%) BizTalk Server
1 8 (12.70%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.52%) JCAPS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MSBuild
1 7 (11.11%) MSTest
1 7 (11.11%) NUnit
1 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Publishing
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (74.60%) Analyst
2 45 (71.43%) Business Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (19.05%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Developer
5 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) NHS Business Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Business Integration Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Product Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) .NET
1 7 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (11.11%) Entity Framework
1 7 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
2 6 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (9.52%) XML
2 6 (9.52%) XSLT
3 5 (7.94%) jQuery
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) NHS
2 8 (12.70%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Fintech
5 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.59%) Informatics
5 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Project Management
3 15 (23.81%) Scrum
3 15 (23.81%) Use Case
4 13 (20.63%) Change Management
5 12 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 10 (15.87%) PRINCE2
6 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
7 9 (14.29%) ITIL
8 8 (12.70%) BPMN
8 8 (12.70%) ITIL V3
9 7 (11.11%) Coaching
9 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.11%) MVC
9 7 (11.11%) OOP
9 7 (11.11%) Service Management
9 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (9.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) ISEB
2 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) CISA
6 1 (1.59%) CISM
6 1 (1.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) HL7
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Fiorano
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) IBM
3 6 (9.52%) InterSystems
4 2 (3.17%) SAP