The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 31 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 58 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.37% 7.61% 9.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.50% 7.89% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 42
Average daily rate £350 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £511 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +75.59%
Business Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
631 735 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.98% 96.46% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 442 426
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £18.36 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Wales region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Wales region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 37 £344 -19.11% 11
West Wales +6 2 £475 +61.01%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 45 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 29 (29.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 25 (25.25%) Finance
4 24 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 20 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
7 16 (16.16%) NHS
7 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (14.14%) ISEB
9 13 (13.13%) Migration
9 13 (13.13%) Degree
10 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
11 11 (11.11%) .NET
11 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 11 (11.11%) MS Visio
12 10 (10.10%) Scrum
12 10 (10.10%) Banking
13 9 (9.09%) CRM
13 9 (9.09%) Analytics
14 8 (8.08%) Statistics
14 8 (8.08%) BPMN
14 8 (8.08%) Critical Success Factor
14 8 (8.08%) comScore
15 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
15 7 (7.07%) SAP
15 7 (7.07%) MS Office
15 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
15 7 (7.07%) Digital Analytics
16 6 (6.06%) Workflow
16 6 (6.06%) Retail

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.02%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 7 (7.07%) MS Office
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.01%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (25.25%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.16%) NHS
2 8 (8.08%) Statistics
3 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.04%) Social Media
6 2 (2.02%) Informatics
6 2 (2.02%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.01%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 29 (29.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 24 (24.24%) Software Engineering
4 20 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.13%) Migration
7 10 (10.10%) Scrum
8 9 (9.09%) Analytics
8 9 (9.09%) CRM
9 8 (8.08%) BPMN
9 8 (8.08%) Critical Success Factor
10 7 (7.07%) Digital Analytics
11 6 (6.06%) Business Process Mapping
11 6 (6.06%) Use Case
11 6 (6.06%) Workflow
12 5 (5.05%) Data Migration
12 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 5 (5.05%) User Stories
13 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (4.04%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) C
3 1 (1.01%) RPG
3 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) ISEB
2 13 (13.13%) Degree
3 7 (7.07%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.02%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.08%) comScore
3 7 (7.07%) SAP
4 2 (2.02%) Lotus
4 2 (2.02%) Remedy
5 1 (1.01%) Facebook
5 1 (1.01%) Twitter
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