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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 31 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 39 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.23% 5.53% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.20% 7.79% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 12
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£375 £380 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +19.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £448
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 £31.33 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.64% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
542 398 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.65% 70.94% 67.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 255 238
Average daily rate £388 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £19.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Business Analysis
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 39 £375 -1.31% 6
West Wales - - - - 1
North Wales - - - - 3
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 25 (37.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (34.85%) UML
4 22 (33.33%) Banking
5 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
6 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
6 16 (24.24%) MS Office
7 15 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (16.67%) CCA
8 11 (16.67%) AS400
9 10 (15.15%) Project Management
9 10 (15.15%) Scrum
10 9 (13.64%) J2EE
11 7 (10.61%) Degree
11 7 (10.61%) .NET
12 6 (9.09%) OO
12 6 (9.09%) MS Project
12 6 (9.09%) TestDirector
12 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
12 6 (9.09%) SOA
12 6 (9.09%) Legal
12 6 (9.09%) Content Management
13 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (6.06%) CRM
14 4 (6.06%) ISEB
14 4 (6.06%) Windows
14 4 (6.06%) Java
14 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
14 4 (6.06%) Business Development

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (3.03%) CMS
1 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
1 16 (24.24%) MS Office
2 15 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (9.09%) MS Project
3 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) SMS
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.55%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.52%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.52%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 22 (33.33%) Banking
3 6 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (89.39%) Analyst
2 55 (83.33%) Business Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Banking Business Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Web Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Web Business Analyst
6 3 (4.55%) Product Owner
6 3 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.03%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.03%) Developer
8 1 (1.52%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (1.52%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (1.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Compliance Analyst
8 1 (1.52%) Consultant
8 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.64%) J2EE
2 7 (10.61%) .NET
3 2 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) AS400
2 3 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (1.52%) Psychology
3 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
1 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (34.85%) UML
3 10 (15.15%) Project Management
3 10 (15.15%) Scrum
4 6 (9.09%) OO
4 6 (9.09%) SOA
4 6 (9.09%) Content Management
5 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.06%) CRM
6 4 (6.06%) Business Development
6 4 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.55%) BDD
7 3 (4.55%) RAD
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.55%) TDD
8 2 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) Java
2 3 (4.55%) Scala
3 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) CCA
2 7 (10.61%) Degree
3 4 (6.06%) ISEB
4 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.52%) SAP
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle
3 1 (1.52%) Cognos
3 1 (1.52%) Thunderhead
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