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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 44 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 18 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.27% 4.47% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 5.47% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 23
Median daily rate £376 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-22.61% +38.49%
Business Analysis
UK

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
423 640 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.77% 81.74% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 430 407
Median daily rate £388 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.13% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 16 £369 -1.66% 2
West Wales +9 2 £475 +79.24%
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 24 (38.71%) Translating Business Requirements
2 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
3 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (24.19%) Finance
3 15 (24.19%) ISEB
4 14 (22.58%) Degree
5 11 (17.74%) Use Case
6 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 10 (16.13%) NHS
7 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
7 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
8 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.29%) .NET
8 7 (11.29%) UML
8 7 (11.29%) BPMN
9 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
9 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
9 6 (9.68%) Banking
9 6 (9.68%) Workflow
10 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
10 5 (8.06%) XML
10 5 (8.06%) Java
10 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
10 5 (8.06%) SQL
10 5 (8.06%) JIRA
10 5 (8.06%) Process Improvement
10 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (8.06%) Critical Success Factor

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.45%) JBoss
1 4 (6.45%) MQSeries
1 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.84%) MS Office
4 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.06%) JIRA
3 4 (6.45%) Burp Suite
3 4 (6.45%) DbUnit
3 4 (6.45%) JMeter
3 4 (6.45%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Selenium
3 4 (6.45%) Spock
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (82.26%) Analyst
2 44 (70.97%) Business Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (22.58%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Banking Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Banking Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) NHS Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Finance Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Process Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Product Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) XML
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
3 4 (6.45%) jQuery
3 4 (6.45%) JSTS
3 4 (6.45%) SOAP
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) NHS
2 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Informatics
4 2 (3.23%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.61%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) Translating Business Requirements
2 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) Software Engineering
4 11 (17.74%) Use Case
5 7 (11.29%) BPMN
5 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.29%) UML
6 6 (9.68%) Programme Management
6 6 (9.68%) Workflow
7 5 (8.06%) Critical Success Factor
7 5 (8.06%) Process Improvement
7 5 (8.06%) SDLC
8 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.45%) Document Management
8 4 (6.45%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Security Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.45%) V-Model
8 4 (6.45%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) Java
1 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
1 5 (8.06%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) ISEB
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.58%) Degree
3 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
2 4 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle