Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analyst
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 25 43
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 8.24% 7.48% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.43% 7.69% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 7
Newport median daily rate £413 £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -20.45% +49.15%
10th Percentile £341 £300 £378
90th Percentile £469 £415 £454
South Wales median daily rate £385 £375 £378
% change year-on-year +2.67% -0.79% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Newport median hourly rate £43.50 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £47.25 £46.00 -
% change year-on-year +2.72% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Newport
Contract vacancies in Newport with a recognized job title 166 286 229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.28% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 187 136
Newport median daily rate £400 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.72% +7.12%
10th Percentile £149 £285 £303
90th Percentile £575 £550 £511
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 19
Newport median hourly rate £43.00 £46.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.53% +190.63% -36.00%
10th Percentile £21.50 £11.02 £9.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £65.63 £29.65
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.59% +16.67%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Newport

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Newport.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Newport

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Newport over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Newport

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newport region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) User Stories
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) BPMN
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
6 3 (21.43%) Lotus
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Product Management
8 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Use Case
8 1 (7.14%) Kanban

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) User Stories
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) BPMN
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Product Management
7 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Lotus
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft