The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 10 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 28 30 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 45 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.64% 4.56% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.72% 6.44% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 10
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£375 £380 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £304 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -21.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
583 357 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.06% 70.83% 65.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 226 220
Average daily rate £375 £334 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £15.58 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Business Analysis
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Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Wales region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Wales region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 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
South Wales -7 44 £375 -1.31% 7
West Wales -13 2 £375 -6.25% 1
North Wales - - - - 2
Business Analysis
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 40 (57.97%) Finance
2 25 (36.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (36.23%) Banking
3 21 (30.43%) UML
4 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
5 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 15 (21.74%) MS Office
6 14 (20.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (17.39%) Project Management
8 10 (14.49%) AS400
8 10 (14.49%) Scrum
8 10 (14.49%) CCA
9 8 (11.59%) J2EE
10 6 (8.70%) .NET
10 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
10 6 (8.70%) Legal
10 6 (8.70%) Degree
11 5 (7.25%) ISEB
11 5 (7.25%) Content Management
11 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (7.25%) SOA
11 5 (7.25%) TestDirector
11 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
11 5 (7.25%) OO
11 5 (7.25%) MS Project
12 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (5.80%) Java
12 4 (5.80%) Windows
12 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.90%) CMS
1 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (21.74%) MS Office
1 15 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (20.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (8.70%) MS Visio
4 5 (7.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) SMS
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.35%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.45%) CorVu
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
General
1 40 (57.97%) Finance
2 25 (36.23%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Legal
4 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (88.41%) Analyst
2 56 (81.16%) Business Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Web Business Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Web Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Product Owner
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.90%) Developer
9 1 (1.45%) Architect
9 1 (1.45%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Consultant
9 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 1 (1.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) J2EE
2 6 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) XML
4 1 (1.45%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) AS400
2 3 (4.35%) Social Media
3 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.45%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
1 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (30.43%) UML
3 12 (17.39%) Project Management
4 10 (14.49%) Scrum
5 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.25%) Content Management
5 5 (7.25%) OO
5 5 (7.25%) SOA
6 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.35%) RAD
7 3 (4.35%) CRM
7 3 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.35%) TDD
7 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Business Development
7 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) Java
2 3 (4.35%) Scala
3 2 (2.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) CCA
2 6 (8.70%) Degree
3 5 (7.25%) ISEB
4 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.45%) Thunderhead
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.45%) Cognos
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