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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 21 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 57 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.23% 8.22% 9.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.52% 8.49% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 30
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £525 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.29 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.38 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+47.91% +7.14%
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
542 483 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.31% 96.79% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 340 232
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.12 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 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 -5 51 £325 -15.58% 6
Newport -4 4 £325 -3.70%
Bridgend - 1 £350 -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 55 (53.92%) Business Analysis
2 29 (28.43%) Finance
3 22 (21.57%) Translating Business Requirements
4 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (15.69%) Banking
6 15 (14.71%) Scrum
7 14 (13.73%) MS Visio
7 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
8 13 (12.75%) ISEB
8 13 (12.75%) BPMN
9 12 (11.76%) Degree
9 12 (11.76%) Analytics
9 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 11 (10.78%) NHS
10 11 (10.78%) Critical Success Factor
11 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
12 8 (7.84%) Migration
12 8 (7.84%) Statistics
12 8 (7.84%) CRM
12 8 (7.84%) MS Office
12 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.84%) comScore
13 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
13 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
13 7 (6.86%) .NET
13 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
13 7 (6.86%) Retail
14 6 (5.88%) Requirements Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) MS Visio
2 12 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.84%) MS Office
4 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (28.43%) Finance
2 16 (15.69%) Banking
3 7 (6.86%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) NHS
2 8 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) Statistics
3 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.92%) Social Media
5 3 (2.94%) Informatics
6 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.98%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.90%) Windows
2 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (53.92%) Business Analysis
2 22 (21.57%) Translating Business Requirements
3 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (14.71%) Scrum
5 13 (12.75%) BPMN
6 12 (11.76%) Analytics
7 11 (10.78%) Critical Success Factor
8 8 (7.84%) CRM
8 8 (7.84%) Migration
9 6 (5.88%) Requirements Management
9 6 (5.88%) Use Case
9 6 (5.88%) Validation
10 5 (4.90%) Business Process Mapping
10 5 (4.90%) Change Management
10 5 (4.90%) Project Management
10 5 (4.90%) UML
11 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 3 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (0.98%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) ISEB
2 12 (11.76%) Degree
3 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.98%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) comScore
3 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.98%) Facebook
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle
4 1 (0.98%) SAP
4 1 (0.98%) SunGard
4 1 (0.98%) Twitter
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