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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 31 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 60 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.99% 7.66% 9.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 7.96% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 49
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +73.52%
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
531 754 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.37% 96.30% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 492 478
Median daily rate £375 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 41 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £8.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +5 30 £375 - 3
West Wales +4 2 £475 +61.01%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 44 (44.90%) Business Analysis
2 29 (29.59%) Translating Business Requirements
3 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (25.51%) Finance
5 22 (22.45%) Software Engineering
6 15 (15.31%) ISEB
7 14 (14.29%) NHS
8 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (13.27%) Degree
9 11 (11.22%) Scrum
9 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.18%) MS Visio
10 9 (9.18%) .NET
10 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
10 9 (9.18%) SAP
10 9 (9.18%) Banking
11 8 (8.16%) Use Case
11 8 (8.16%) comScore
11 8 (8.16%) Analytics
11 8 (8.16%) BPMN
11 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
11 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
12 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
12 7 (7.14%) User Stories
12 7 (7.14%) Process Improvement
12 7 (7.14%) Statistics
12 7 (7.14%) Digital Analytics
13 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
13 6 (6.12%) Business Process Mapping
14 5 (5.10%) Migration

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 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.06%) MS Office
4 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.04%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.02%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
1 1 (1.02%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.04%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JIRA
1 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (25.51%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Marketing
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.18%) .NET
2 2 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) NHS
2 8 (8.16%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.14%) Statistics
4 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.06%) Social Media
6 2 (2.04%) Informatics
6 2 (2.04%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.02%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) Business Analysis
2 29 (29.59%) Translating Business Requirements
3 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (22.45%) Software Engineering
5 13 (13.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.22%) Scrum
7 8 (8.16%) Analytics
7 8 (8.16%) BPMN
7 8 (8.16%) Use Case
8 7 (7.14%) Digital Analytics
8 7 (7.14%) Process Improvement
8 7 (7.14%) User Stories
9 6 (6.12%) Business Process Mapping
10 5 (5.10%) Critical Success Factor
10 5 (5.10%) CRM
10 5 (5.10%) Migration
10 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Analysis
10 5 (5.10%) UML
11 4 (4.08%) Change Management
11 4 (4.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) SQL
2 3 (3.06%) C
3 2 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (1.02%) RPG
4 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) ISEB
2 13 (13.27%) Degree
3 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.02%) CBAP
5 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.18%) SAP
3 8 (8.16%) comScore
4 2 (2.04%) HP
4 2 (2.04%) Lotus
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle
4 2 (2.04%) Remedy