The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 7 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 89 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.29% 11.21% 10.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.15% 11.97% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 35
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £283 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £455 £450
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 £34.00 £26.65 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+27.56% -8.10%
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
551 426 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.67% 93.63% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 280 217
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £11.25 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 16 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 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
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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 +4 79 £375 - 3
Newport -10 7 £295 -26.70% 2
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 66 (40.24%) Finance
2 50 (30.49%) Business Analysis
3 49 (29.88%) Banking
4 42 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (22.56%) UML
7 28 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 23 (14.02%) MS Office
8 23 (14.02%) MS Excel
9 20 (12.20%) Test Planning
10 19 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
11 17 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (10.37%) ISEB
12 16 (9.76%) Scrum
13 15 (9.15%) MS Visio
14 14 (8.54%) CCA
15 13 (7.93%) Change Management
15 13 (7.93%) Project Management
16 12 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 12 (7.32%) SQL
17 11 (6.71%) Test Scripting
17 11 (6.71%) SharePoint
17 11 (6.71%) AS400
18 10 (6.10%) Workflow
18 10 (6.10%) Systems Analysis
19 9 (5.49%) Degree
19 9 (5.49%) Migration
19 9 (5.49%) CRM
19 9 (5.49%) J2EE
20 8 (4.88%) SOA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.66%) SAS
2 6 (3.66%) CMS
2 6 (3.66%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.44%) Lync
3 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (14.02%) MS Office
1 23 (14.02%) MS Excel
2 19 (11.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (9.15%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.83%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (3.66%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 66 (40.24%) Finance
2 49 (29.88%) Banking
3 6 (3.66%) Retail
4 5 (3.05%) Legal
5 4 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.83%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.83%) Publishing
6 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.49%) J2EE
2 6 (3.66%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.71%) AS400
2 7 (4.27%) User Experience
3 5 (3.05%) GIS
4 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.83%) Social Media
5 2 (1.22%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (30.49%) Business Analysis
2 42 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (22.56%) UML
5 20 (12.20%) Test Planning
6 17 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (9.76%) Scrum
8 13 (7.93%) Project Management
8 13 (7.93%) Change Management
9 12 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (6.71%) Test Scripting
11 10 (6.10%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (6.10%) Workflow
12 9 (5.49%) Migration
12 9 (5.49%) CRM
13 8 (4.88%) SOA
13 8 (4.88%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.27%) Use Case
14 7 (4.27%) BDD
14 7 (4.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.32%) SQL
2 3 (1.83%) Java
2 3 (1.83%) Scala
3 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (10.37%) ISEB
2 14 (8.54%) CCA
3 9 (5.49%) Degree
4 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.22%) IIBA
5 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.22%) MAPM
5 2 (1.22%) PMP
5 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) QA
2 4 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.22%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.66%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.05%) Oracle
4 3 (1.83%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.22%) Informatica
6 1 (0.61%) Teradata
6 1 (0.61%) Northgate
6 1 (0.61%) Capita
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