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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 73 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£455 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
Lead 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
731 695 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.20% 92.18% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 425 220
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 32
Average hourly rate £12.45 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.18 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 1 £455 -
Lead Business Analyst
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Lead Business Analyst
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL