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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 40 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 15 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.30% 3.09% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 3.70% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 25
Median daily rate £369 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £45.00 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-32.22% +48.39%
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
348 459 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 76.48% 83.45% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 354 335
Median daily rate £388 £350 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.74% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -7 11 £389 +11.07% 2
Newport +22 2 £350 -6.66%
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 22 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
4 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
4 13 (23.64%) Finance
4 13 (23.64%) ISEB
5 12 (21.82%) Degree
6 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 9 (16.36%) Use Case
8 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
8 8 (14.55%) NHS
9 7 (12.73%) MS Visio
9 7 (12.73%) .NET
9 7 (12.73%) UML
9 7 (12.73%) BPMN
10 6 (10.91%) Workflow
10 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
10 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.09%) XML
11 5 (9.09%) Java
11 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 5 (9.09%) SQL
11 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 5 (9.09%) Banking
11 5 (9.09%) JIRA
11 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.09%) SDLC
12 4 (7.27%) Burp Suite
12 4 (7.27%) JSTS

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 4 (7.27%) JBoss
1 4 (7.27%) MQSeries
1 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.45%) MS Office
4 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) JIRA
3 4 (7.27%) Burp Suite
3 4 (7.27%) DbUnit
3 4 (7.27%) JMeter
3 4 (7.27%) JUnit
3 4 (7.27%) Selenium
3 4 (7.27%) Spock
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Analyst
2 38 (69.09%) Business Analyst
3 13 (23.64%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (21.82%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) NHS Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Process Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Product Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) jQuery
3 4 (7.27%) JSTS
3 4 (7.27%) SOAP
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
1 8 (14.55%) NHS
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Informatics
3 2 (3.64%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.82%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.36%) Use Case
5 7 (12.73%) BPMN
5 7 (12.73%) UML
6 6 (10.91%) Workflow
7 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.09%) SDLC
7 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Critical Success Factor
8 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) Security Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.27%) V-Model
8 4 (7.27%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) Java
1 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) ISEB
3 12 (21.82%) Degree
4 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.82%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle