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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 13 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 78 61 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.82% 9.30% 8.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.68% 9.98% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 42 25
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£418 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £284 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £24.75 £32.13
% change year-on-year
+58.58% -22.95%
Business Analyst
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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
668 611 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 92.65% 93.14% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 363 214
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £14.50 £9.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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
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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 -9 33 £419 +11.66% 5
North Wales - - - - 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 68 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (38.28%) Finance
3 45 (35.16%) Security Cleared
4 43 (33.59%) SC Cleared
5 37 (28.91%) Business Analysis
6 33 (25.78%) Use Case
7 30 (23.44%) CRM
8 28 (21.88%) User Stories
9 26 (20.31%) ISEB
10 25 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (16.41%) User Experience
12 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2
13 18 (14.06%) Dynamics CRM
14 17 (13.28%) Time Management
15 16 (12.50%) Marketing
15 16 (12.50%) MCTS
15 16 (12.50%) MCPD
15 16 (12.50%) UML
15 16 (12.50%) MCAD
15 16 (12.50%) MCSD
15 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (11.72%) DV Cleared
17 14 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (10.16%) Banking
18 13 (10.16%) System Testing
18 13 (10.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 13 (10.16%) Axure RP
19 10 (7.81%) Project Management
19 10 (7.81%) SQL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (3.91%) Confluence
2 4 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.13%) MS Office
3 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) Firebird
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 13 (10.16%) Axure RP
2 9 (7.03%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) TestDirector
General
1 49 (38.28%) Finance
2 16 (12.50%) Marketing
3 13 (10.16%) Banking
4 8 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (2.34%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
6 1 (0.78%) Automotive
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) XML
2 1 (0.78%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) J2EE
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.41%) User Experience
2 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.13%) NHS
4 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.56%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.56%) New Media
6 1 (0.78%) EPoS
6 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.78%) Open Source
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.78%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.78%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.78%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (28.91%) Business Analysis
3 33 (25.78%) Use Case
4 30 (23.44%) CRM
5 28 (21.88%) User Stories
6 25 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (14.06%) PRINCE2
8 17 (13.28%) Time Management
9 16 (12.50%) UML
10 14 (10.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (10.16%) System Testing
12 10 (7.81%) Project Management
13 8 (6.25%) SOA
13 8 (6.25%) Change Management
14 7 (5.47%) Test Scripting
15 6 (4.69%) Migration
15 6 (4.69%) Test Planning
15 6 (4.69%) Analytics
16 5 (3.91%) Data Migration
16 5 (3.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.81%) SQL
2 6 (4.69%) Java
3 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (35.16%) Security Cleared
2 43 (33.59%) SC Cleared
3 26 (20.31%) ISEB
4 16 (12.50%) MCAD
4 16 (12.50%) MCSD
4 16 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (12.50%) MCTS
4 16 (12.50%) MCPD
5 15 (11.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) CBAP
6 2 (1.56%) CCA
7 1 (0.78%) Degree
7 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.47%) Oracle
3 4 (3.13%) Progress
4 3 (2.34%) HP
5 2 (1.56%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.56%) SAP
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