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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 16 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 60 59 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.97% 6.71% 10.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.13% 7.00% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 53 67
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.95 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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
657 843 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 98.21% 95.90% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 608 509
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 28
Median hourly rate £12.38 £11.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 55 £375 -1.31% 8
West Wales -14 1 - -
North Wales - 1 £433 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 46 (46.46%) Business Analysis
2 38 (38.38%) Finance
3 34 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (15.15%) ISEB
6 14 (14.14%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (12.12%) MS Visio
7 12 (12.12%) User Stories
8 11 (11.11%) Project Management
9 10 (10.10%) Change Management
10 9 (9.09%) Scrum
10 9 (9.09%) NHS
10 9 (9.09%) SAP
10 9 (9.09%) Use Case
11 8 (8.08%) BPMN
12 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
12 7 (7.07%) MS Office
13 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (6.06%) SDLC
13 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
13 6 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (6.06%) QA
13 6 (6.06%) Process Improvement
14 5 (5.05%) Information Security
14 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
14 5 (5.05%) CRM
15 4 (4.04%) Data Loss Prevention
15 4 (4.04%) ITIL
15 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2

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 1 (1.01%) Confluence
1 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.01%) IIS
1 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Visio
2 7 (7.07%) MS Office
3 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.01%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (1.01%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.01%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) GIS
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) JIRA Agile
General
1 38 (38.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Legal
2 3 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Publishing
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) NHS
2 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.01%) Informatics
4 1 (1.01%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.01%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.46%) Business Analysis
2 34 (34.34%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (14.14%) Translating Business Requirements
5 12 (12.12%) User Stories
6 11 (11.11%) Project Management
7 10 (10.10%) Change Management
8 9 (9.09%) Scrum
8 9 (9.09%) Use Case
9 8 (8.08%) BPMN
10 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (6.06%) Process Improvement
11 6 (6.06%) SDLC
11 6 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (5.05%) CRM
12 5 (5.05%) Information Security
13 4 (4.04%) Data Modelling
13 4 (4.04%) ITIL
13 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.02%) Java
2 1 (1.01%) C
2 1 (1.01%) SQL
2 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) ISEB
2 2 (2.02%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.01%) CBAP
3 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) SAP
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.01%) Avaya
5 1 (1.01%) Lotus
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