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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 58 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.16% 6.64% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.43% 6.96% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 42
Median daily rate £363 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
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
781 661 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.42% 95.38% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 486 454
Median daily rate £413 £358 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 44
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 51 £375 -4.69% 6
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 57 (49.57%) Business Analysis
2 41 (35.65%) Finance
3 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (19.13%) Change Management
5 22 (19.13%) Project Management
6 20 (17.39%) ISEB
7 19 (16.52%) Translating Business Requirements
8 16 (13.91%) NHS
9 13 (11.30%) BPMN
10 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (9.57%) Use Case
11 11 (9.57%) Scrum
11 11 (9.57%) MS Visio
12 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
12 10 (8.70%) User Stories
13 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
14 7 (6.09%) Sage
14 7 (6.09%) Manufacturing
14 7 (6.09%) MS Office
14 7 (6.09%) QA
14 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
14 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (6.09%) Risk Analysis
14 7 (6.09%) Data Mapping
14 7 (6.09%) Sage X3
15 5 (4.35%) Information Security
15 5 (4.35%) MS Excel

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 1 (0.87%) Confluence
1 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (9.57%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.09%) MS Office
3 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.09%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.87%) Big Data
2 1 (0.87%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) JIRA
1 1 (0.87%) JIRA Agile
General
1 41 (35.65%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.61%) Legal
3 3 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.61%) Publishing
4 1 (0.87%) Advertising
4 1 (0.87%) Back Office
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) NHS
2 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.96%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.87%) CESG
5 1 (0.87%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.87%) Informatics
5 1 (0.87%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.57%) Business Analysis
2 34 (29.57%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (19.13%) Change Management
4 22 (19.13%) Project Management
5 19 (16.52%) Translating Business Requirements
6 13 (11.30%) BPMN
7 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.57%) Scrum
8 11 (9.57%) Use Case
9 10 (8.70%) User Stories
10 8 (6.96%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (6.09%) Data Mapping
11 7 (6.09%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (4.35%) CRM
12 5 (4.35%) Information Security
12 5 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (3.48%) Data Modelling
13 4 (3.48%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.87%) C
1 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) ISEB
2 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) Degree
5 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.87%) CISSP
5 1 (0.87%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (6.09%) Sage
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.74%) SAP
4 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.87%) Avaya
4 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle
4 1 (0.87%) Workday
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