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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 43 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 25 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.69% 1.02% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.76% 1.26% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 17
Average daily rate £338 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £430 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £398 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.52%
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
434 398 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.43% 81.56% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 293 279
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.90 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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 +2 25 £338 -32.50% 3
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (32.73%) Translating Business Requirements
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (27.27%) Finance
4 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
5 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
6 12 (21.82%) Degree
6 12 (21.82%) ISEB
7 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.36%) MS Visio
9 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
9 8 (14.55%) NHS
9 8 (14.55%) Critical Success Factor
10 7 (12.73%) BPMN
10 7 (12.73%) Use Case
10 7 (12.73%) .NET
10 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
10 7 (12.73%) Banking
11 6 (10.91%) MS Office
11 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
12 5 (9.09%) UML
12 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
12 5 (9.09%) SQL
12 5 (9.09%) Migration
12 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
12 5 (9.09%) Workflow
13 4 (7.27%) Change Management
13 4 (7.27%) JMeter
13 4 (7.27%) Scrum

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 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 9 (16.36%) MS Visio
2 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.91%) MS Office
4 1 (1.82%) 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 4 (7.27%) Burp Suite
2 4 (7.27%) DbUnit
2 4 (7.27%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) JMeter
2 4 (7.27%) JUnit
2 4 (7.27%) Selenium
2 4 (7.27%) Spock
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (81.82%) Analyst
2 39 (70.91%) Business Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Banking Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Lead Business Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) NHS Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Process Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Transformation Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Credit Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Product Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) jQuery
2 4 (7.27%) JSTS
2 4 (7.27%) SOAP
2 4 (7.27%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) NHS
2 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Informatics
4 2 (3.64%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.82%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
1 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
1 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Translating Business Requirements
2 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
4 10 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.55%) Critical Success Factor
6 7 (12.73%) BPMN
6 7 (12.73%) Use Case
7 5 (9.09%) Migration
7 5 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.09%) UML
7 5 (9.09%) Workflow
8 4 (7.27%) Change Management
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Document Management
8 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) Security Testing
8 4 (7.27%) V-Model
8 4 (7.27%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) Java
3 3 (5.45%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 12 (21.82%) ISEB
3 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago