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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 38 26 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 29 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.91% 3.93% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.34% 6.07% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 11
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £365 £374
% change year-on-year
+5.47% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £31.70 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.10% +26.78%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
543 280 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.28% 64.67% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 166 163
Average daily rate £388 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 18
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +8.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £13.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Business Analysis
UK

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 26 £375 - 3
West Wales - 8 £375 - 2
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Banking
3 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.81%) Scrum
3 10 (23.81%) UML
4 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) Java
6 5 (11.90%) SQL
6 5 (11.90%) .NET
6 5 (11.90%) J2EE
6 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.90%) Retail
6 5 (11.90%) Retail Banking
7 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
8 3 (7.14%) CCA
8 3 (7.14%) CRM
8 3 (7.14%) RAD
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
8 3 (7.14%) EDRMS
8 3 (7.14%) Scala
8 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Waterfall

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP FI-FM
1 2 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) TestDirector
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 11 (26.19%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 5 (11.90%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Analyst
2 34 (80.95%) Business Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Product Owner
6 3 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Business Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Systems Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
1 5 (11.90%) J2EE
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) AS400
2 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.38%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (23.81%) Scrum
1 10 (23.81%) UML
2 7 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.14%) CRM
5 3 (7.14%) RAD
5 3 (7.14%) TDD
5 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.14%) BDD
5 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.76%) BPMN
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Content Management
6 2 (4.76%) OO
6 2 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) Java
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) CCA
2 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) CIPFA
3 2 (4.76%) CIMA
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.38%) FATCA
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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