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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 32 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 18 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.65% 3.99% 6.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 4.96% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 29
Median daily rate £350 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £322 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £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 £32.45 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.86% +20.00%
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
391 484 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.31% 80.40% 81.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 368 336
Median daily rate £400 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.97% -39.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.40 £25.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 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 +8 13 £375 +1.35% 1
Newport +1 3 £350 -7.89%
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (52.17%) Translating Business Requirements
2 17 (36.96%) ISEB
3 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
4 14 (30.43%) Degree
5 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.74%) Finance
6 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (19.57%) Use Case
8 8 (17.39%) NHS
9 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
9 7 (15.22%) UML
9 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
10 6 (13.04%) Workflow
10 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
11 5 (10.87%) JIRA
11 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.87%) SDLC
11 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
11 5 (10.87%) XML
11 5 (10.87%) Java
11 5 (10.87%) SQL
12 4 (8.70%) .NET
12 4 (8.70%) JUnit
12 4 (8.70%) MS Office
12 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
12 4 (8.70%) HTML
12 4 (8.70%) SAP
12 4 (8.70%) SOAP
12 4 (8.70%) JBoss
12 4 (8.70%) MQSeries

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 (8.70%) JBoss
1 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
1 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
1 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) Burp Suite
2 4 (8.70%) DbUnit
2 4 (8.70%) JMeter
2 4 (8.70%) JUnit
2 4 (8.70%) Selenium
2 4 (8.70%) Spock
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (91.30%) Analyst
2 35 (76.09%) Business Analyst
3 13 (28.26%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Process Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) HR Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) HR Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) NHS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) jQuery
2 4 (8.70%) JSTS
2 4 (8.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) NHS
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Informatics
4 2 (4.35%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.17%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Translating Business Requirements
2 15 (32.61%) Software Engineering
3 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (19.57%) Use Case
6 7 (15.22%) UML
7 6 (13.04%) Workflow
8 5 (10.87%) SDLC
9 4 (8.70%) BPMN
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) Document Management
9 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.70%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.70%) V-Model
9 4 (8.70%) Volume Testing
10 3 (6.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) ISEB
2 14 (30.43%) Degree
3 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.17%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
1 4 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle