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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 10 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 97 56 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.99% 9.98% 6.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.60% 10.87% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 41 34
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £485
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 £37.50 £27.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -16.27%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
713 515 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.45% 91.80% 92.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 310 307
Average daily rate £375 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.80% -7.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 32
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £20.70 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 31 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 31 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
(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 +5 96 £375 - 18
West Wales -9 1 £375 -40.00%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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 77 (45.29%) Finance
2 57 (33.53%) Business Analysis
3 50 (29.41%) Banking
4 47 (27.65%) UML
5 46 (27.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
7 24 (14.12%) MS Office
8 23 (13.53%) Scrum
9 22 (12.94%) MS Excel
10 20 (11.76%) CRM
11 18 (10.59%) ISEB
12 17 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 17 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (8.82%) MS Visio
14 14 (8.24%) Change Management
15 13 (7.65%) SharePoint
16 12 (7.06%) AS400
16 12 (7.06%) CCA
16 12 (7.06%) Project Management
16 12 (7.06%) Use Case
17 11 (6.47%) Degree
17 11 (6.47%) .NET
17 11 (6.47%) BDD
18 10 (5.88%) J2EE
18 10 (5.88%) SOA
18 10 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
18 10 (5.88%) Migration
19 9 (5.29%) Workflow
19 9 (5.29%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.53%) CMS
2 6 (3.53%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.35%) Lync
3 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (14.12%) MS Office
2 22 (12.94%) MS Excel
3 17 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (8.82%) MS Visio
5 7 (4.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Agresso
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.76%) Intranet
2 2 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.94%) EDRMS
2 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.59%) MS Access
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) TestDirector
2 6 (3.53%) JIRA
3 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 77 (45.29%) Finance
2 50 (29.41%) Banking
3 6 (3.53%) Legal
4 3 (1.76%) Publishing
5 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Billing
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.47%) .NET
2 10 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (1.18%) HTML
4 1 (0.59%) XML
4 1 (0.59%) OLE
4 1 (0.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) AS400
2 5 (2.94%) GIS
3 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.76%) Social Media
4 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.59%) Statistics
4 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.53%) Business Analysis
2 47 (27.65%) UML
3 46 (27.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (13.53%) Scrum
5 20 (11.76%) CRM
6 17 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (8.24%) Change Management
8 12 (7.06%) Project Management
8 12 (7.06%) Use Case
9 11 (6.47%) BDD
10 10 (5.88%) Migration
10 10 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (5.88%) SOA
11 9 (5.29%) Workflow
11 9 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (4.71%) Test Scripting
12 8 (4.71%) User Stories
13 7 (4.12%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.12%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.29%) SQL
2 4 (2.35%) Java
3 3 (1.76%) Scala
4 2 (1.18%) VB
4 2 (1.18%) VBA
5 1 (0.59%) C#
5 1 (0.59%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.59%) ISEB
2 12 (7.06%) CCA
3 11 (6.47%) Degree
4 6 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) IIBA
5 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.18%) MAPM
5 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) PMP
5 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.18%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) P3O
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (19.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.29%) Oracle
3 6 (3.53%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.76%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.18%) Informatica
6 1 (0.59%) Teradata
6 1 (0.59%) Northgate
6 1 (0.59%) Capita
6 1 (0.59%) HP
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