The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
UK / Wales
Rank 34 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 32 65 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.58% 9.67% 7.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 9.89% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 60 34
Median daily rate £296 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £47.29 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +14.63%

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
674 657 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.56% 97.77% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 457 393
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 30 £304 -6.46% 1
West Wales - 1 £296 - 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 48 (52.17%) Business Analysis
2 39 (42.39%) Finance
3 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (26.09%) Project Management
5 17 (18.48%) ISEB
6 16 (17.39%) Change Management
7 15 (16.30%) NHS
8 13 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (14.13%) Translating Business Requirements
9 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (13.04%) Use Case
9 12 (13.04%) BPMN
9 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
10 11 (11.96%) Scrum
11 10 (10.87%) Data Mapping
12 9 (9.78%) Risk Analysis
12 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
12 9 (9.78%) ITIL
13 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
14 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
14 7 (7.61%) Sage
14 7 (7.61%) Fiorano
14 7 (7.61%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (7.61%) WebSphere
14 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
14 7 (7.61%) Sage X3
14 7 (7.61%) Data Flow Diagram
15 6 (6.52%) JCAPS

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.61%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (7.61%) WebSphere
2 6 (6.52%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 39 (42.39%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.52%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (6.52%) XML
1 6 (6.52%) XSLT
2 2 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.30%) NHS
2 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) CESG
4 1 (1.09%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.09%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) Business Analysis
2 29 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.09%) Project Management
4 16 (17.39%) Change Management
5 13 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (14.13%) Translating Business Requirements
6 12 (13.04%) BPMN
6 12 (13.04%) Use Case
7 11 (11.96%) Scrum
8 10 (10.87%) Data Mapping
9 9 (9.78%) ITIL
9 9 (9.78%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.61%) Data Flow Diagram
11 7 (7.61%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (6.52%) ITIL V3
12 6 (6.52%) Release Management
13 5 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) ISEB
2 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
5 2 (2.17%) CISSP
6 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.09%) CISA
6 1 (1.09%) CISM
6 1 (1.09%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) HL7
2 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.26%) QA
4 1 (1.09%) COBIT
4 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (7.61%) Fiorano
1 7 (7.61%) Sage
2 6 (6.52%) IBM
2 6 (6.52%) InterSystems
3 2 (2.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle