The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 69 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.49% 0.68% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £628 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
759 545 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.29% 93.16% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 318 255
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 31
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.08 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +17.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £12.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Business Analyst in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Lead Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Business Analyst across the Wales region.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
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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 - 12 £475 - 1
Lead Business Analyst
UK

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title.

1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) Retail
5 5 (21.74%) SAS
5 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
6 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
7 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Kanban
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
8 2 (8.70%) Use Case
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.70%) Validation
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.35%) Teradata
9 1 (4.35%) Document Management
9 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
9 1 (4.35%) Workflow
9 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Agresso
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Retail
3 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.35%) Back Office
5 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (13.04%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Use Case
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Document Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) ERP
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Teradata