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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 22 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 68 52 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.45% 7.44% 8.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.79% 7.61% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 32
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.29 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
Business Analyst
UK

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
630 683 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.77% 97.71% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 422 274
Average daily rate £339 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £22.50 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 58 £325 -13.33% 7
West Wales - 2 £325 -
North Wales - 1 £375 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 61 (50.83%) Business Analysis
2 32 (26.67%) Finance
3 30 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
5 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
5 19 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.00%) NHS
7 17 (14.17%) Banking
8 16 (13.33%) ISEB
9 15 (12.50%) Scrum
10 14 (11.67%) MS Visio
10 14 (11.67%) Degree
10 14 (11.67%) BPMN
11 13 (10.83%) CRM
11 13 (10.83%) .NET
11 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
11 13 (10.83%) Migration
12 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 12 (10.00%) Analytics
13 11 (9.17%) Critical Success Factor
14 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
15 8 (6.67%) MS Office
15 8 (6.67%) Statistics
15 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
15 8 (6.67%) comScore
16 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
16 7 (5.83%) Use Case
16 7 (5.83%) Management Information System

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) MS Visio
2 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (26.67%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Retail
4 3 (2.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.00%) NHS
2 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.67%) Statistics
3 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.33%) Social Media
5 3 (2.50%) Informatics
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.83%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.17%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (50.83%) Business Analysis
2 30 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 26 (21.67%) Software Engineering
4 19 (15.83%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (15.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.50%) Scrum
6 14 (11.67%) BPMN
7 13 (10.83%) CRM
7 13 (10.83%) Migration
8 12 (10.00%) Analytics
9 11 (9.17%) Critical Success Factor
10 8 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
11 7 (5.83%) Use Case
11 7 (5.83%) Workflow
12 6 (5.00%) Data Migration
12 6 (5.00%) Requirements Management
12 6 (5.00%) UML
12 6 (5.00%) Validation
13 5 (4.17%) Multithreading
13 5 (4.17%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (0.83%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (13.33%) ISEB
2 14 (11.67%) Degree
3 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.67%) comScore
3 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.83%) Facebook
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) SAP
4 1 (0.83%) SunGard
4 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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