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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 40 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 31 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.99% 3.60% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.25% 4.80% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 14
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£408 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £350 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
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
591 563 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.16% 74.97% 69.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 359 166
Average daily rate £365 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £240
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 19 9 10
Average hourly rate £17.46 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.16% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.45 £12.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £37.50 £19.10
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 6 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 6 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 -12 9 £450 +20.00% 2
West Wales +6 4 £265 -29.33% 1
North Wales - 2 £270 -
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 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 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (62.50%) Finance
3 24 (50.00%) ISEB
4 18 (37.50%) Use Case
4 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 18 (37.50%) User Stories
5 16 (33.33%) System Testing
5 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 16 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 16 (33.33%) Axure RP
5 16 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (31.25%) User Experience
6 15 (31.25%) PRINCE2
7 11 (22.92%) Migration
8 10 (20.83%) Project Management
8 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 9 (18.75%) SQL
10 8 (16.67%) ITIL
10 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
11 7 (14.58%) JIRA
11 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.50%) Firebird
12 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 6 (12.50%) Service Management
12 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
13 5 (10.42%) UML
13 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
13 5 (10.42%) Banking
13 5 (10.42%) Confluence

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 3 (6.25%) 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%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) LAN
1 2 (4.17%) WAN
1 2 (4.17%) SAN
1 2 (4.17%) MPLS
1 2 (4.17%) Wireless
1 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
1 2 (4.17%) Network Security
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.50%) Firebird
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) DTS
5 1 (2.08%) QlikView
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 16 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 7 (14.58%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
General
1 30 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Analyst
2 35 (72.92%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) UML Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Project Planner
7 1 (2.08%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) XML
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) J2EE
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
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 31 (64.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Use Case
2 18 (37.50%) User Stories
3 16 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (33.33%) System Testing
4 15 (31.25%) PRINCE2
5 11 (22.92%) Migration
6 10 (20.83%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL
7 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
8 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.50%) Service Management
9 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.42%) Test Planning
10 5 (10.42%) UML
11 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.25%) SOA
12 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
12 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) 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
6 2 (4.17%) CBAP
7 1 (2.08%) APMG
7 1 (2.08%) CCA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.17%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Juniper
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco
3 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Casewise
4 1 (2.08%) Sage
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago