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 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 13 25 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 8 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 8.08% 6.58% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.51% 7.04% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate
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£295 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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
94 142 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 94.95% 93.42% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 107 19
Average daily rate £425 £388 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +20.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.31 £12.35 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% -23.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £10.85 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 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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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
Carmarthenshire - 6 £280 -
Swansea +8 2 £425 +13.33%
Business Analyst
Wales

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
2 4 (44.44%) NHS
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Firebird
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) RAD
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) TDD

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Firebird
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) NHS
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Data Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) RAD
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree