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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 65 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.42% 15.20% 10.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.10% 16.28% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 53 38
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 £273 £260 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £445 £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 £28.75 £28.82
% change year-on-year
+18.25% -0.22%
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
537 436 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.38% 93.36% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 274 215
Average daily rate £339 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.83 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +9.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.17 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +1 60 £380 +1.33% 6
Newport -17 3 - - 3
Caerphilly - 1 £313 -
Bridgend - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 63 (38.41%) Finance
2 52 (31.71%) Business Analysis
3 48 (29.27%) Banking
4 41 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (20.12%) UML
7 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
8 24 (14.63%) MS Excel
8 24 (14.63%) MS Office
9 20 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 17 (10.37%) Change Management
10 17 (10.37%) Test Planning
11 16 (9.76%) ISEB
12 15 (9.15%) SQL
12 15 (9.15%) Scrum
13 14 (8.54%) MS Visio
14 13 (7.93%) CCA
14 13 (7.93%) Project Management
14 13 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (7.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (6.71%) Use Case
16 10 (6.10%) Test Scripting
16 10 (6.10%) Retail
16 10 (6.10%) AS400
16 10 (6.10%) SAS
17 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
17 9 (5.49%) Migration
18 8 (4.88%) Mentoring
18 8 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
18 8 (4.88%) CRM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (6.10%) SAS
2 9 (5.49%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.05%) CMS
3 5 (3.05%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.22%) Lync
4 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (14.63%) MS Office
1 24 (14.63%) MS Excel
2 20 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (8.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.05%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Agresso
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 63 (38.41%) Finance
2 48 (29.27%) Banking
3 10 (6.10%) Retail
4 6 (3.66%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.05%) Legal
6 3 (1.83%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Publishing
7 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.05%) .NET
1 5 (3.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.10%) AS400
2 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.66%) User Experience
4 4 (2.44%) GIS
4 4 (2.44%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.83%) Social Media
5 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.22%) New Media
7 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.61%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.61%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.61%) Statistics
7 1 (0.61%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.71%) Business Analysis
2 41 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (20.12%) UML
5 17 (10.37%) Change Management
5 17 (10.37%) Test Planning
6 15 (9.15%) Scrum
7 13 (7.93%) Project Management
7 13 (7.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (7.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 11 (6.71%) Use Case
9 10 (6.10%) Test Scripting
10 9 (5.49%) Migration
11 8 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (4.88%) Workflow
11 8 (4.88%) CRM
11 8 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.27%) Risk Management
13 6 (3.66%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.66%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.15%) SQL
2 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (9.76%) ISEB
2 13 (7.93%) CCA
3 6 (3.66%) 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 5 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.22%) P3O
4 1 (0.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.05%) Sitecore
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.61%) SAP
4 1 (0.61%) Teradata
4 1 (0.61%) Northgate
4 1 (0.61%) Capita
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