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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 41 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 24 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.95% 6.46% 6.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 8.25% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 18
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£378 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £220 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% +53.75%
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
483 497 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.44% 78.27% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 346 185
Average daily rate £356 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 15
Average hourly rate £14.88 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £13.35 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 2015.

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 July 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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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 21 £370 -1.33% 7
Newport +4 3 £380 -1.93% 2
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Migration
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Banking
4 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) MS Office
6 4 (13.79%) Retail
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) ISEB
7 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
8 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
9 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.45%) Casewise
9 1 (3.45%) Web Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) Firebird
9 1 (3.45%) Service Management
9 1 (3.45%) Change Management
9 1 (3.45%) MVC
9 1 (3.45%) ERP
9 1 (3.45%) MS Visio

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Firebird
General
1 18 (62.07%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Analyst
1 24 (82.76%) Business Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Financial Business Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Web Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Business Development
7 1 (3.45%) Time Management
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) ERP
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
7 1 (3.45%) Service Management
7 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) PHP
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Sage
3 1 (3.45%) Casewise
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £375 - 400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago