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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 10 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 89 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.84% 10.65% 6.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.57% 11.48% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 32
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £288 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
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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
656 540 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.66% 92.78% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 335 279
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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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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 +4 88 £375 - 19
West Wales -8 1 £375 -40.00% 1
Business Analyst
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Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 65 (38.92%) Finance
2 53 (31.74%) Business Analysis
3 44 (26.35%) Banking
4 42 (25.15%) UML
5 39 (23.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (17.37%) Scrum
7 27 (16.17%) Microsoft
8 21 (12.57%) MS Excel
8 21 (12.57%) MS Office
9 18 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (10.18%) MS PowerPoint
10 17 (10.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (10.18%) ISEB
11 16 (9.58%) CRM
12 14 (8.38%) MS Visio
13 13 (7.78%) CCA
13 13 (7.78%) SharePoint
14 12 (7.19%) Use Case
15 11 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (6.59%) Change Management
15 11 (6.59%) BDD
16 10 (5.99%) Migration
16 10 (5.99%) AS400
16 10 (5.99%) Test Scripting
17 9 (5.39%) Degree
17 9 (5.39%) Project Management
18 8 (4.79%) Workflow
18 8 (4.79%) Validation
18 8 (4.79%) .NET
18 8 (4.79%) J2EE

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 13 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.59%) CMS
2 6 (3.59%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.40%) Lync
3 4 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.40%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (12.57%) MS Office
1 21 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (8.38%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.80%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.80%) Intranet
2 2 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.99%) EDRMS
2 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.60%) MS Access
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.59%) JIRA
2 5 (2.99%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 65 (38.92%) Finance
2 44 (26.35%) Banking
3 5 (2.99%) Legal
4 3 (1.80%) Publishing
4 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.80%) Retail
4 3 (1.80%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.20%) Back Office
5 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.79%) .NET
1 8 (4.79%) J2EE
2 2 (1.20%) HTML
3 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.99%) AS400
2 5 (2.99%) GIS
3 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.80%) Social Media
4 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.60%) Statistics
4 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.74%) Business Analysis
2 42 (25.15%) UML
3 39 (23.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (17.37%) Scrum
5 18 (10.78%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (9.58%) CRM
8 12 (7.19%) Use Case
9 11 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
9 11 (6.59%) BDD
9 11 (6.59%) Change Management
10 10 (5.99%) Migration
10 10 (5.99%) Test Scripting
11 9 (5.39%) Project Management
12 8 (4.79%) Workflow
12 8 (4.79%) Validation
12 8 (4.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (4.79%) User Stories
13 7 (4.19%) TDD
13 7 (4.19%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.19%) SQL
2 4 (2.40%) Java
3 3 (1.80%) Scala
4 1 (0.60%) PHP
4 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (10.18%) ISEB
2 13 (7.78%) CCA
3 9 (5.39%) Degree
4 4 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) IIBA
5 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.20%) MAPM
5 2 (1.20%) PMP
5 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) QA
2 4 (2.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.20%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (16.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.79%) Oracle
3 6 (3.59%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.80%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.20%) Informatica
6 1 (0.60%) Teradata
6 1 (0.60%) Northgate
6 1 (0.60%) Capita
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