The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 25 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 41 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.43% 7.06% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.72% 10.03% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 9
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£375 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.69% -34.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
470 289 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.67% 70.32% 69.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 182 191
Average daily rate £375 £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
Wales

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 31 £375 -2.28% 7
Newport -17 3 £388 +1.97%
Bridgend - 1 - -
Torfaen - - - -
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 25 (39.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (36.51%) UML
4 22 (34.92%) Banking
5 16 (25.40%) MS Office
5 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
5 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
6 15 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (17.46%) CCA
7 11 (17.46%) AS400
8 10 (15.87%) Project Management
9 9 (14.29%) J2EE
10 7 (11.11%) .NET
10 7 (11.11%) Scrum
10 7 (11.11%) Degree
11 6 (9.52%) Content Management
11 6 (9.52%) Legal
11 6 (9.52%) OO
11 6 (9.52%) MS Project
11 6 (9.52%) TestDirector
11 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
11 6 (9.52%) SOA
12 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
13 4 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (6.35%) Java
13 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (6.35%) ISEB
13 4 (6.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.17%) CMS
1 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) MS Office
1 16 (25.40%) MS Excel
2 15 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (9.52%) MS Project
3 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SMS
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) CorVu
3 1 (1.59%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 33 (52.38%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (90.48%) Analyst
2 52 (82.54%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Web Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Web Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.17%) Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Desktop Support
8 1 (1.59%) Junior
8 1 (1.59%) Architect
8 1 (1.59%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) J2EE
2 7 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (3.17%) XML
4 1 (1.59%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) AS400
2 3 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.59%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
1 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (36.51%) UML
3 10 (15.87%) Project Management
4 7 (11.11%) Scrum
5 6 (9.52%) Content Management
5 6 (9.52%) OO
5 6 (9.52%) SOA
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) Business Development
6 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.76%) BDD
7 3 (4.76%) RAD
7 3 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (3.17%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.17%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) Java
2 3 (4.76%) Scala
3 2 (3.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) CCA
2 7 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) ISEB
4 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.59%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) Cognos
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