The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 21 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 1.49% 2.86% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 3.80% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -6.25%
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 £43.43 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.21% +47.92%
Business Analysis
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 79 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 79.85% 75.24% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 18
Average daily rate £425 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +6 1 - -
Business Analysis
Wales

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Firebird
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) NHS
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) ISEB

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Firebird
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ESRI