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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 31 43 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 18 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.95% 3.57% 10.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.06% 3.69% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 40
Median daily rate £344 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £571 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +73.52%
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
524 488 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.50% 96.83% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 350 334
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 18 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £33.70 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -2 33 £344 -23.61% 6
Newport +19 2 - - 1
Neath Port Talbot -4 1 £290 -27.50%
Business Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 39 (46.43%) Business Analysis
2 25 (29.76%) Finance
3 21 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 16 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
7 12 (14.29%) ISEB
7 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 11 (13.10%) MS Visio
8 11 (13.10%) Degree
9 10 (11.90%) Scrum
9 10 (11.90%) Banking
10 9 (10.71%) Migration
10 9 (10.71%) NHS
10 9 (10.71%) Analytics
11 8 (9.52%) Statistics
11 8 (9.52%) BPMN
11 8 (9.52%) comScore
11 8 (9.52%) Critical Success Factor
12 7 (8.33%) SAP
12 7 (8.33%) MS Office
12 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
12 7 (8.33%) Digital Analytics
13 6 (7.14%) Retail
13 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
14 5 (5.95%) User Stories
14 5 (5.95%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (5.95%) .NET

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 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (13.10%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.33%) MS Office
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.38%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.19%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) NHS
2 8 (9.52%) Statistics
3 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Social Media
6 2 (2.38%) Informatics
6 2 (2.38%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.19%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) Business Analysis
2 21 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 16 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.90%) Scrum
6 9 (10.71%) Analytics
6 9 (10.71%) Migration
7 8 (9.52%) BPMN
7 8 (9.52%) Critical Success Factor
8 7 (8.33%) Digital Analytics
9 5 (5.95%) CRM
9 5 (5.95%) User Stories
10 4 (4.76%) Change Management
10 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.76%) Project Management
10 4 (4.76%) Use Case
11 3 (3.57%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.57%) C
1 3 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) RPG
2 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) ISEB
2 11 (13.10%) Degree
3 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.52%) comScore
3 7 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.38%) Lotus
5 1 (1.19%) Facebook
5 1 (1.19%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Contract
Posted: 5 days ago