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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 12 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 72 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.11% 10.00% 5.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.01% 10.80% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 18
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £299 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £453 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
654 389 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 91.85% 92.62% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 229 218
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.15 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 61 £375 - 18
West Wales -14 10 £375 - 3
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (50.43%) Finance
2 32 (27.35%) Business Analysis
3 27 (23.08%) Banking
4 26 (22.22%) UML
5 24 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (15.38%) Scrum
7 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.97%) Use Case
8 12 (10.26%) CRM
9 11 (9.40%) .NET
10 10 (8.55%) SQL
10 10 (8.55%) Oracle
10 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
11 9 (7.69%) Java
12 8 (6.84%) SOA
12 8 (6.84%) Change Management
12 8 (6.84%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (6.84%) Retail
12 8 (6.84%) BDD
13 7 (5.98%) User Stories
13 7 (5.98%) Test Scripting
13 7 (5.98%) Project Management
13 7 (5.98%) MS Visio
14 6 (5.13%) ISEB
14 6 (5.13%) JIRA
14 6 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
14 6 (5.13%) Retail Banking
15 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (4.27%) TDD
15 5 (4.27%) Validation

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.71%) Lync
2 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.85%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
2 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.71%) MS Project
3 2 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.56%) SAP FI-FM
2 3 (2.56%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) EDRMS
2 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (1.71%) TestDirector
General
1 59 (50.43%) Finance
2 27 (23.08%) Banking
3 8 (6.84%) Retail
4 6 (5.13%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.56%) Legal
7 2 (1.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.85%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) .NET
2 5 (4.27%) J2EE
3 2 (1.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.85%) WinForms
4 1 (0.85%) OLE
4 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.56%) AS400
2 1 (0.85%) Graphic Design
2 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.85%) GIS
2 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.35%) Business Analysis
2 26 (22.22%) UML
3 24 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (15.38%) Scrum
5 14 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.97%) Use Case
6 12 (10.26%) CRM
7 8 (6.84%) SOA
7 8 (6.84%) Change Management
7 8 (6.84%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (6.84%) BDD
8 7 (5.98%) User Stories
8 7 (5.98%) Test Scripting
8 7 (5.98%) Project Management
9 5 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.27%) TDD
9 5 (4.27%) Validation
9 5 (4.27%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.55%) SQL
2 9 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (2.56%) Scala
4 2 (1.71%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) C#
5 1 (0.85%) PHP
5 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.85%) VBA
5 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.13%) ISEB
2 5 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) Degree
4 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) CCA
5 2 (1.71%) CIPFA
5 2 (1.71%) CIMA
6 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.55%) Oracle
1 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.42%) SAP
2 4 (3.42%) Business Objects
2 4 (3.42%) HP
3 2 (1.71%) Informatica
4 1 (0.85%) Casewise
4 1 (0.85%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.85%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
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