The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 16 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 53 56 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.69% 9.40% 5.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.01% 9.84% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 33
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £254 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £47.29 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.61% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.71 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +19.32%

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
588 569 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.39% 95.47% 98.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 403 408
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 40
Median hourly rate £12.38 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.15 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +8 46 £363 +11.53% 3
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 54 (51.92%) Business Analysis
2 40 (38.46%) Finance
3 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (22.12%) Project Management
5 19 (18.27%) Change Management
6 17 (16.35%) ISEB
7 16 (15.38%) NHS
7 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (13.46%) Translating Business Requirements
9 12 (11.54%) Scrum
9 12 (11.54%) BPMN
9 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
10 11 (10.58%) Use Case
10 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (9.62%) ITIL
12 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
12 9 (8.65%) Data Mapping
12 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
13 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
14 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
14 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (6.73%) Sage X3
14 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
14 7 (6.73%) Fiorano
14 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (6.73%) Sage
14 7 (6.73%) WebSphere
15 6 (5.77%) HL7

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (6.73%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.77%) JCAPS
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (5.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.96%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA
1 1 (0.96%) JIRA Agile
General
1 40 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Publishing
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (5.77%) XML
1 6 (5.77%) XSLT
2 2 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) NHS
2 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.96%) CESG
5 1 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.96%) Fintech
5 1 (0.96%) Informatics
5 1 (0.96%) Statistics
5 1 (0.96%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.92%) Business Analysis
2 36 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (22.12%) Project Management
4 19 (18.27%) Change Management
5 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (13.46%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (11.54%) BPMN
7 12 (11.54%) Scrum
8 11 (10.58%) Use Case
9 10 (9.62%) ITIL
10 9 (8.65%) Data Mapping
10 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.65%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (5.77%) Data Flow Diagram
13 6 (5.77%) ITIL V3
13 6 (5.77%) Release Management
13 6 (5.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (16.35%) ISEB
2 12 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.88%) Degree
5 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.96%) CISSP
5 1 (0.96%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) HL7
2 5 (4.81%) QA
3 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (6.73%) Fiorano
1 7 (6.73%) Sage
2 6 (5.77%) IBM
2 6 (5.77%) InterSystems
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.96%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle
4 1 (0.96%) Workday
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