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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 67 74 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.56% 9.18% 11.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.12% 9.85% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 33
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+18.85% -2.40%
Business Analyst
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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
735 751 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.87% 93.18% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 467 236
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 31
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £10.94 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £26.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -17 29 £388 +3.33% 10
West Wales +11 8 £295 -21.33% 1
North Wales - 2 £270 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 68 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.28%) Finance
3 50 (40.65%) Security Cleared
4 47 (38.21%) SC Cleared
5 39 (31.71%) Business Analysis
6 30 (24.39%) Use Case
7 28 (22.76%) User Stories
7 28 (22.76%) ISEB
8 25 (20.33%) CRM
9 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
9 22 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (17.07%) User Experience
11 18 (14.63%) Time Management
11 18 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
11 18 (14.63%) PRINCE2
12 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (13.01%) MCAD
12 16 (13.01%) MCSD
12 16 (13.01%) MCPD
12 16 (13.01%) MCTS
12 16 (13.01%) Marketing
13 15 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (12.20%) DV Cleared
14 14 (11.38%) System Testing
14 14 (11.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 14 (11.38%) Axure RP
14 14 (11.38%) Migration
15 13 (10.57%) Banking
16 12 (9.76%) Data Migration
16 12 (9.76%) Project Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (7.32%) Confluence
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS Project
3 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (14.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.88%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 14 (11.38%) Axure RP
2 9 (7.32%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
General
1 52 (42.28%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Marketing
3 13 (10.57%) Banking
4 6 (4.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) Web Services
1 2 (1.63%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) User Experience
2 6 (4.88%) NHS
3 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.81%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (55.28%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (31.71%) Business Analysis
3 30 (24.39%) Use Case
4 28 (22.76%) User Stories
5 25 (20.33%) CRM
6 22 (17.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (14.63%) Time Management
7 18 (14.63%) PRINCE2
8 15 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (11.38%) Migration
9 14 (11.38%) System Testing
10 12 (9.76%) Data Migration
10 12 (9.76%) Project Management
11 10 (8.13%) Test Scripting
12 9 (7.32%) SDLC
13 7 (5.69%) ITIL
14 6 (4.88%) UML
14 6 (4.88%) Service Management
14 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
14 6 (4.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.32%) SQL
2 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 50 (40.65%) Security Cleared
2 47 (38.21%) SC Cleared
3 28 (22.76%) ISEB
4 16 (13.01%) MCAD
4 16 (13.01%) MCSD
4 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (13.01%) MCTS
4 16 (13.01%) MCPD
5 15 (12.20%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.25%) Degree
7 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.63%) CCA
8 1 (0.81%) APMG
Vendors
1 22 (17.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle
2 2 (1.63%) Progress
3 1 (0.81%) Business Objects
3 1 (0.81%) Sage
3 1 (0.81%) Casewise
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago