The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 61 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 20 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.52% 4.88% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 6.86% 6.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £475
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 £19.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -46.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
607 408 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.45% 71.08% 69.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 268 237
Average daily rate £350 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Average hourly rate £19.90 £15.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.66% -60.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £23.59 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 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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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 -14 20 £350 - 5
North Wales - - - -
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 32 (54.24%) Finance
2 23 (38.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (35.59%) Banking
4 20 (33.90%) UML
5 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
5 16 (27.12%) MS Office
5 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
6 15 (25.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (23.73%) Test Planning
8 11 (18.64%) CCA
8 11 (18.64%) AS400
9 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.25%) Project Management
10 8 (13.56%) J2EE
11 6 (10.17%) MS Project
11 6 (10.17%) OO
11 6 (10.17%) .NET
11 6 (10.17%) TestDirector
11 6 (10.17%) SOA
11 6 (10.17%) Content Management
11 6 (10.17%) Degree
12 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
12 5 (8.47%) Legal
13 4 (6.78%) Windows
13 4 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (6.78%) ISEB
13 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
13 4 (6.78%) QA
13 4 (6.78%) Business Development
14 3 (5.08%) User Experience

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (3.39%) CMS
1 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) MS Excel
1 16 (27.12%) MS Office
2 15 (25.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.17%) MS Project
4 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.69%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.69%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.69%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.69%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) TestDirector
General
1 32 (54.24%) Finance
2 21 (35.59%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (88.14%) Analyst
2 49 (83.05%) Business Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Banking Business Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Web Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Web Business Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.39%) Product Owner
6 1 (1.69%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (1.69%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (1.69%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (1.69%) Junior
6 1 (1.69%) Developer
6 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (1.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) J2EE
2 6 (10.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) AS400
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Social Media
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
1 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (33.90%) UML
3 14 (23.73%) Test Planning
4 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.25%) Project Management
5 6 (10.17%) OO
5 6 (10.17%) SOA
5 6 (10.17%) Content Management
6 4 (6.78%) Business Development
7 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.08%) Scrum
8 2 (3.39%) TDD
8 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.39%) RAD
8 2 (3.39%) CRM
8 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.39%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Java
1 2 (3.39%) Scala
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) CCA
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 4 (6.78%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) SAP
2 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.69%) Ventyx
3 1 (1.69%) Cognos
3 1 (1.69%) ESRI
3 1 (1.69%) Open Text
3 1 (1.69%) Thunderhead