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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 38 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 33 36 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.26% 4.46% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.29% 5.76% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 17
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£400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £326 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.41 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +38.23%
Business Analysis
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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
624 625 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.62% 77.45% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 404 182
Average daily rate £361 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.45 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -14 13 £414 +10.33% 4
West Wales +7 4 £265 -29.33% 1
North Wales - 2 £270 - 1
Business Analysis
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (68.75%) Finance
2 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (45.83%) ISEB
4 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 16 (33.33%) Use Case
5 16 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (33.33%) System Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 16 (33.33%) Axure RP
5 16 (33.33%) User Stories
6 15 (31.25%) User Experience
7 14 (29.17%) Migration
8 13 (27.08%) PRINCE2
9 10 (20.83%) Project Management
10 9 (18.75%) SQL
10 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.75%) Data Migration
11 8 (16.67%) ITIL
11 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.50%) Firebird
12 6 (12.50%) Service Management
12 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
12 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
13 5 (10.42%) Banking
13 5 (10.42%) JIRA
13 5 (10.42%) Test Planning
13 5 (10.42%) Confluence

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.42%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) Lync
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS Project
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (4.17%) NAS
1 2 (4.17%) Network Security
1 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
1 2 (4.17%) Wireless
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
1 2 (4.17%) MPLS
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Firebird
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 16 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 5 (10.42%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
General
1 33 (68.75%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Analyst
2 36 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Project Planner
7 1 (2.08%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) NHS Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) QlikView Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) NHS
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Use Case
2 16 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (33.33%) System Testing
2 16 (33.33%) User Stories
3 14 (29.17%) Migration
4 13 (27.08%) PRINCE2
5 10 (20.83%) Project Management
6 9 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL
7 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) Service Management
8 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (10.42%) Test Planning
10 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.25%) UML
11 3 (6.25%) Scrum
11 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
12 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) ISEB
2 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CCA
7 1 (2.08%) APMG
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) Juniper
4 1 (2.08%) Sage
4 1 (2.08%) Casewise
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