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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 48 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 7 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.45% 4.39% 5.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 5.80% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 17
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.13 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+11.35% +9.20%
Business Analysis
Wales

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
392 431 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.99% 75.75% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 267 144
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £18.90 £27.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.27% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.40 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -1 6 £463 +23.33% 1
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) UML
2 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) ISEB
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) NAS
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (10.00%) SaaS
5 2 (10.00%) CBAP
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Lync
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) WAN
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) MPLS
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
1 2 (10.00%) IP Telephony
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) DTS
4 1 (5.00%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) UML Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) QlikView Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) New Media
2 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) UML
2 5 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) SOA
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) User Stories
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) CBAP
3 1 (5.00%) CCA
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) Sage