The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 13 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 44 51 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.80% 8.49% 14.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.96% 8.87% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 46 68
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £323 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +3.65%
Business Analyst
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
491 575 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.20% 95.67% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 428 420
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the South Wales region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the South Wales region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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 +5 34 £375 -3.84% 8
Newport +3 7 £338 -10.59%
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (42.17%) Business Analysis
2 27 (32.53%) Finance
3 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (28.92%) Translating Business Requirements
4 21 (25.30%) ISEB
5 19 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
7 13 (15.66%) Degree
7 13 (15.66%) User Stories
8 9 (10.84%) SAP
8 9 (10.84%) MS Visio
9 7 (8.43%) NHS
10 6 (7.23%) Scrum
10 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
10 6 (7.23%) Use Case
11 5 (6.02%) Change Management
11 5 (6.02%) Banking
11 5 (6.02%) Project Management
11 5 (6.02%) MS Office
11 5 (6.02%) UML
12 4 (4.82%) CRM
12 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.82%) Process Improvement
12 4 (4.82%) BPMN
13 3 (3.61%) Data Protection
13 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
13 3 (3.61%) BDD
13 3 (3.61%) Gherkin
13 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.02%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.41%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.20%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
1 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.20%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Legal
3 3 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) NHS
2 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Informatics
3 2 (2.41%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.20%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Business Analysis
2 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.92%) Translating Business Requirements
3 19 (22.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (18.07%) Software Engineering
5 13 (15.66%) User Stories
6 6 (7.23%) Scrum
6 6 (7.23%) Use Case
7 5 (6.02%) Change Management
7 5 (6.02%) Project Management
7 5 (6.02%) UML
8 4 (4.82%) BPMN
8 4 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.82%) CRM
8 4 (4.82%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.61%) BDD
9 3 (3.61%) SDLC
9 3 (3.61%) Software Delivery
9 3 (3.61%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) C
2 2 (2.41%) Java
2 2 (2.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) ISEB
2 13 (15.66%) Degree
3 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) CBAP
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.84%) SAP
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.41%) HP
3 2 (2.41%) Lotus
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Avaya
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff
Networx
Rate: £29,625pa
Posted: 14 days ago