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 27 August 2015 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 49 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 30 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.37% 4.26% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 5.64% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 23
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£384 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £220 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +65.78%
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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
687 532 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.28% 75.46% 72.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 373 282
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 13
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.15 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.76% +47.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.75 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015. 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 -15 25 £389 +11.07% 8
West Wales - 3 £288 -
Mid Wales - 2 £330 -
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (34.85%) ISEB
4 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
5 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
6 15 (22.73%) Use Case
6 15 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Migration
7 13 (19.70%) System Testing
7 13 (19.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 13 (19.70%) Axure RP
7 13 (19.70%) User Stories
8 12 (18.18%) User Experience
8 12 (18.18%) Project Management
9 11 (16.67%) Data Migration
10 9 (13.64%) Scrum
10 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
11 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (12.12%) SDLC
12 7 (10.61%) BPMN
13 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 6 (9.09%) Firebird
13 6 (9.09%) ITIL
13 6 (9.09%) Banking
13 6 (9.09%) SQL
13 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
13 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
13 6 (9.09%) Service Management
14 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
14 5 (7.58%) JIRA

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 5 (7.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.09%) Firebird
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (19.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 13 (19.70%) Axure RP
2 5 (7.58%) JIRA
General
1 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (92.42%) Analyst
2 59 (89.39%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Financial Business Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Business Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (1.52%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.52%) GIS Analyst
8 1 (1.52%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (1.52%) Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Process Analyst
8 1 (1.52%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) User Experience
2 4 (6.06%) NHS
3 3 (4.55%) GIS
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.73%) Use Case
2 15 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (19.70%) System Testing
3 13 (19.70%) User Stories
3 13 (19.70%) Migration
4 12 (18.18%) Project Management
5 11 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 9 (13.64%) Scrum
7 8 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (12.12%) SDLC
8 7 (10.61%) BPMN
9 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.09%) ITIL
9 6 (9.09%) Service Management
10 5 (7.58%) Business Process Mapping
11 4 (6.06%) Analytics
11 4 (6.06%) Web Analytics
11 4 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) SQL
1 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) ISEB
2 20 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 16 (24.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.58%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) Degree
5 3 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.52%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) ESRI
1 3 (4.55%) ServiceNow
2 2 (3.03%) Teradata
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Sage
3 1 (1.52%) Casewise
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