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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 17 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 58 58 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.19% 14.18% 8.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.62% 15.34% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 42 27
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£385 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £460
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 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
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
546 378 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.96% 92.42% 91.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 207 211
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.17 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -3 56 £386 +3.00% 11
Caerphilly - 1 £313 -
Bridgend - - - -
Newport - - - - 1
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 55 (36.91%) Finance
2 45 (30.20%) Business Analysis
3 37 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (23.49%) Banking
4 35 (23.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (20.13%) UML
6 19 (12.75%) MS Excel
6 19 (12.75%) MS Office
7 17 (11.41%) ISEB
7 17 (11.41%) Microsoft
8 16 (10.74%) MS PowerPoint
9 14 (9.40%) Scrum
10 13 (8.72%) Change Management
10 13 (8.72%) SQL
11 12 (8.05%) Retail
11 12 (8.05%) Use Case
11 12 (8.05%) Test Planning
12 11 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (7.38%) CCA
12 11 (7.38%) MS Visio
12 11 (7.38%) Project Management
13 10 (6.71%) SOA
13 10 (6.71%) CRM
13 10 (6.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (6.04%) PRINCE2
14 9 (6.04%) SAS
14 9 (6.04%) Test Scripting
15 8 (5.37%) Migration
15 8 (5.37%) AS400

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 9 (6.04%) SAS
2 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.68%) CMS
3 4 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.67%) Lync
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (12.75%) MS Office
1 19 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (7.38%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Agresso
2 2 (1.34%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.01%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.01%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) TestDirector
2 4 (2.68%) JIRA
3 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (36.91%) Finance
2 35 (23.49%) Banking
3 12 (8.05%) Retail
4 7 (4.70%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.01%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.01%) Legal
6 2 (1.34%) Publishing
6 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.34%) Back Office
6 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) .NET
1 5 (3.36%) J2EE
2 3 (2.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.37%) AS400
3 6 (4.03%) User Experience
4 4 (2.68%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.01%) Social Media
6 2 (1.34%) New Media
6 2 (1.34%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.67%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.67%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.67%) Social Network
7 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.20%) Business Analysis
2 37 (24.83%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (23.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (20.13%) UML
5 14 (9.40%) Scrum
6 13 (8.72%) Change Management
7 12 (8.05%) Use Case
7 12 (8.05%) Test Planning
8 11 (7.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (7.38%) Project Management
9 10 (6.71%) CRM
9 10 (6.71%) SOA
9 10 (6.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (6.04%) Test Scripting
10 9 (6.04%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.37%) Migration
11 8 (5.37%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.70%) Analytics
13 6 (4.03%) User Stories
13 6 (4.03%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.72%) SQL
2 4 (2.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) ISEB
2 11 (7.38%) CCA
3 6 (4.03%) Degree
4 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) IIBA
4 2 (1.34%) CBAP
4 2 (1.34%) PMP
4 2 (1.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.70%) Oracle
3 4 (2.68%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.01%) HP
5 2 (1.34%) SAP
5 2 (1.34%) Progress
6 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.67%) Teradata
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
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Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago