The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 37 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 0.75% 1.96% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 2.00% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +31.81%
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 £34.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+13.32% -16.66%
Business Analyst
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West 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
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
131 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 97.76% 98.04% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 18 14
Average daily rate £416 £326 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.68% +10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £386 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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
Swansea -17 1 £450 +24.13% 1
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) EDRMS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce