The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 92 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.21% 11.08% 9.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.86% 11.99% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 33 35
Average daily rate
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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 £290 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £445 £480
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 £31.50 £22.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.81%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
580 367 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.87% 92.44% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 224 244
Average daily rate £364 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Business Analyst
Wales

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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 +4 68 £375 - 11
Newport -6 13 £388 +1.97% 1
Torfaen - 5 £188 -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 76 (49.03%) Finance
2 53 (34.19%) Banking
2 53 (34.19%) Business Analysis
3 45 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (25.81%) UML
5 32 (20.65%) Microsoft
6 23 (14.84%) MS Office
7 21 (13.55%) MS Excel
8 18 (11.61%) ISEB
9 16 (10.32%) MS PowerPoint
10 14 (9.03%) MS Visio
10 14 (9.03%) Change Management
10 14 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (8.39%) CRM
11 13 (8.39%) Project Management
11 13 (8.39%) Scrum
12 12 (7.74%) SharePoint
13 11 (7.10%) CCA
13 11 (7.10%) AS400
14 10 (6.45%) .NET
14 10 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (6.45%) Degree
14 10 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (5.81%) SQL
15 9 (5.81%) J2EE
15 9 (5.81%) Oracle
15 9 (5.81%) SOA
15 9 (5.81%) Workflow
15 9 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (5.16%) Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (7.74%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.23%) CMS
2 5 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.58%) Lync
3 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.58%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.29%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (14.84%) MS Office
2 21 (13.55%) MS Excel
3 16 (10.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (9.03%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.29%) Agresso
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) Intranet
2 2 (1.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.65%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (3.87%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.29%) JIRA
2 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (49.03%) Finance
2 53 (34.19%) Banking
3 7 (4.52%) Legal
4 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.94%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.94%) Publishing
6 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.29%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.45%) .NET
2 9 (5.81%) J2EE
3 2 (1.29%) HTML
4 1 (0.65%) XML
4 1 (0.65%) OLE
4 1 (0.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.10%) AS400
2 4 (2.58%) GIS
3 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.94%) Social Media
4 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.65%) Statistics
4 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (34.19%) Business Analysis
2 45 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (25.81%) UML
4 14 (9.03%) Change Management
4 14 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (8.39%) CRM
5 13 (8.39%) Scrum
5 13 (8.39%) Project Management
6 10 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.81%) SOA
7 9 (5.81%) Workflow
8 8 (5.16%) Migration
8 8 (5.16%) Use Case
9 7 (4.52%) Test Scripting
9 7 (4.52%) Document Management
10 6 (3.87%) TDD
10 6 (3.87%) Content Management
10 6 (3.87%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.81%) SQL
2 4 (2.58%) Java
3 3 (1.94%) Scala
4 2 (1.29%) VB
4 2 (1.29%) VBA
5 1 (0.65%) C#
5 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (11.61%) ISEB
2 11 (7.10%) CCA
3 10 (6.45%) Degree
4 7 (4.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.29%) MAPM
6 2 (1.29%) PMP
6 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.29%) IIBA
7 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.29%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.81%) Oracle
3 5 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.94%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.29%) Informatica
6 1 (0.65%) Teradata
6 1 (0.65%) Northgate
6 1 (0.65%) Capita
6 1 (0.65%) HP
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