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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 45 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 18 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.20% 4.17% 4.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 6.39% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.95% +2.50%
Business Analysis
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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
446 266 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.22% 65.20% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 151 175
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.58 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.41% +3.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.45 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £81.50 £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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
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 28 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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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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 -13 16 £384 +2.33% 9
Bridgend - 1 £413 -
Caerphilly - - - -
Newport - - - -
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 18 (37.50%) UML
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (25.00%) Banking
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) MS Office
5 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 10 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 7 (14.58%) ISEB
7 7 (14.58%) CCA
7 7 (14.58%) AS400
7 7 (14.58%) Use Case
7 7 (14.58%) Test Planning
8 6 (12.50%) Change Management
8 6 (12.50%) SOA
8 6 (12.50%) Project Management
9 4 (8.33%) OO
9 4 (8.33%) TestDirector
9 4 (8.33%) MS Project
9 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.33%) .NET
9 4 (8.33%) J2EE
9 4 (8.33%) Degree
9 4 (8.33%) Content Management
9 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (6.25%) User Experience
10 3 (6.25%) Social Media
10 3 (6.25%) Scrum
10 3 (6.25%) Legal

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (4.17%) CMS
1 2 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Office
2 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.33%) MS Project
4 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP SRM
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.08%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) QlikView
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 12 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Analyst
2 43 (89.58%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Lead Business Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Web Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Web Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) UML Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Compliance Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
1 4 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) AS400
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 3 (6.25%) Social Media
4 2 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.17%) New Media
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) UML
2 14 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.58%) Use Case
4 7 (14.58%) Test Planning
5 6 (12.50%) Change Management
5 6 (12.50%) SOA
5 6 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) OO
6 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.33%) Content Management
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (4.17%) Web Analytics
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Business Development
8 2 (4.17%) Analytics
8 2 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) ISEB
1 7 (14.58%) CCA
2 4 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (4.17%) CBAP
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) HP
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
2 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.08%) Ventyx
3 1 (2.08%) Open Text
3 1 (2.08%) ESRI
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos
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