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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 22 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 51 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.38% 9.54% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 9.98% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 19
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £410 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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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
663 481 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.95% 95.63% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 267 245
Average daily rate £375 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £173.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 -7 44 £375 - 15
West Wales - - - -
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Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (39.47%) Finance
1 45 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (22.81%) Business Analysis
4 22 (19.30%) Banking
5 19 (16.67%) UML
5 19 (16.67%) CRM
6 16 (14.04%) Use Case
7 15 (13.16%) PRINCE2
8 14 (12.28%) Retail
9 13 (11.40%) ISEB
10 11 (9.65%) Scrum
10 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
11 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
11 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
11 10 (8.77%) SQL
11 10 (8.77%) Change Management
11 10 (8.77%) User Stories
12 9 (7.89%) Project Management
12 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
12 9 (7.89%) SAS
12 9 (7.89%) SOA
13 8 (7.02%) Time Management
13 8 (7.02%) Test Planning
13 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.14%) Analytics
14 7 (6.14%) Retail Banking
14 7 (6.14%) MS PowerPoint

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (7.89%) SAS
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (6.14%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.26%) MS Office
4 2 (1.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.75%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.88%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) JIRA
2 2 (1.75%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
General
1 45 (39.47%) Finance
2 22 (19.30%) Banking
3 14 (12.28%) Retail
4 7 (6.14%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.26%) Marketing
6 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.88%) Billing
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) XML
2 2 (1.75%) .NET
2 2 (1.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (1.75%) New Media
5 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.88%) Social Network
5 1 (0.88%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.88%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.88%) EPoS
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) AS400
5 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (22.81%) Business Analysis
4 19 (16.67%) UML
4 19 (16.67%) CRM
5 16 (14.04%) Use Case
6 15 (13.16%) PRINCE2
7 11 (9.65%) Scrum
8 10 (8.77%) Change Management
8 10 (8.77%) User Stories
9 9 (7.89%) Project Management
9 9 (7.89%) SOA
10 8 (7.02%) Time Management
10 8 (7.02%) Test Planning
10 8 (7.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.14%) Analytics
12 5 (4.39%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (4.39%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) SQL
2 6 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) ISEB
2 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.26%) MCAD
3 6 (5.26%) MCSD
3 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.26%) MCPD
3 6 (5.26%) MCTS
4 5 (4.39%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.39%) CCA
5 2 (1.75%) CBAP
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.14%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) Progress
4 3 (2.63%) HP
5 2 (1.75%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
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Rate: £540 - £640 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £425 per day + Flexible upon Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago