The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 94 50 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.26% 9.62% 6.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.81% 10.42% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 36 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £470
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 £31.50 £22.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.81%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
734 480 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.70% 92.31% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 282 305
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 31
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Business Analyst
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +1 93 £375 - 13
West Wales - 1 £375 - 2
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 80 (47.62%) Finance
2 56 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 53 (31.55%) Banking
4 46 (27.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (26.79%) UML
6 32 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 23 (13.69%) MS Office
8 22 (13.10%) Scrum
9 21 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 18 (10.71%) CRM
10 18 (10.71%) ISEB
11 16 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (8.93%) MS Visio
13 14 (8.33%) Change Management
13 14 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (7.74%) Project Management
15 12 (7.14%) SharePoint
15 12 (7.14%) Use Case
16 11 (6.55%) AS400
16 11 (6.55%) CCA
17 10 (5.95%) .NET
17 10 (5.95%) Degree
17 10 (5.95%) Systems Analysis
17 10 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 10 (5.95%) BDD
18 9 (5.36%) Workflow
18 9 (5.36%) J2EE
18 9 (5.36%) Oracle
18 9 (5.36%) SQL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.98%) CMS
2 5 (2.98%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.38%) Lync
3 4 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (13.69%) MS Office
2 21 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 16 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (8.93%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.19%) Agresso
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) Intranet
2 2 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.98%) EDRMS
2 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.19%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.60%) MS Access
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.57%) TestDirector
1 6 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 80 (47.62%) Finance
2 53 (31.55%) Banking
3 7 (4.17%) Legal
4 4 (2.38%) Retail
5 3 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.79%) Publishing
6 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.19%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.60%) Billing
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.95%) .NET
2 9 (5.36%) J2EE
3 2 (1.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.60%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) OLE
4 1 (0.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.55%) AS400
2 4 (2.38%) GIS
3 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.79%) Social Media
4 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.60%) Statistics
4 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 46 (27.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 45 (26.79%) UML
4 22 (13.10%) Scrum
5 18 (10.71%) CRM
6 16 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.33%) Change Management
7 14 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (7.74%) Project Management
9 12 (7.14%) Use Case
10 10 (5.95%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (5.95%) BDD
11 9 (5.36%) SOA
11 9 (5.36%) Workflow
12 8 (4.76%) Migration
12 8 (4.76%) User Stories
13 7 (4.17%) Test Scripting
13 7 (4.17%) Document Management
13 7 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.36%) SQL
2 4 (2.38%) Java
3 3 (1.79%) Scala
4 2 (1.19%) VB
4 2 (1.19%) VBA
5 1 (0.60%) C#
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.71%) ISEB
2 11 (6.55%) CCA
3 10 (5.95%) Degree
4 7 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.19%) MAPM
6 2 (1.19%) PMP
6 2 (1.19%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.19%) IIBA
7 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.19%) QA
2 2 (1.19%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.36%) Oracle
3 5 (2.98%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.79%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.19%) Informatica
6 1 (0.60%) Teradata
6 1 (0.60%) Northgate
6 1 (0.60%) Capita
6 1 (0.60%) HP
6 1 (0.60%) Guidewire
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £300-£450pd Negotiable
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