Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 31 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 39 61 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.12% 5.44% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.93% 6.50% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 58 48
South Wales median daily rate £375 £394 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -0.94% +6.00%
10th Percentile £324 £276 £307
90th Percentile £438 £511 £453
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £394
% change year-on-year - +1.59% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
South Wales median hourly rate £47.25 £36.98 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.79% - -
Wales median hourly rate £47.25 £36.98 -
% change year-on-year +27.79% - -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 791 939 1051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.62% 83.69% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 675 814
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £222 £232
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.38 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.40% +15.75% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.46 £9.58
90th Percentile £51.50 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in South Wales

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in South Wales

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in South Wales

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in South Wales

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -13 30 £375 -3.23% 2
Newport +7 7 £400 - 1
Bridgend - 1 £450 -
Business Analysis
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 16 (41.03%) Finance
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (33.33%) User Stories
3 6 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
3 6 (15.38%) Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.82%) BPMN
5 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.26%) HL7
5 4 (10.26%) JCAPS
5 4 (10.26%) Release Management
5 4 (10.26%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
5 4 (10.26%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
5 4 (10.26%) IBM
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) C++
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
5 4 (10.26%) SOAP
5 4 (10.26%) XML
5 4 (10.26%) XSLT
5 4 (10.26%) Service Management
5 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (10.26%) JCAPS
1 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Analyst
2 31 (79.49%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Change Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Information Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (10.26%) SOAP
1 4 (10.26%) XML
1 4 (10.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (2.56%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (33.33%) User Stories
3 6 (15.38%) Regulatory Compliance
4 5 (12.82%) BPMN
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
4 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 5 (12.82%) Scrum
5 4 (10.26%) Business Process Modelling
5 4 (10.26%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Release Management
5 4 (10.26%) Service Management
6 3 (7.69%) CRM
6 3 (7.69%) Kanban
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C++
2 1 (2.56%) R
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) IIBA
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) HL7
2 3 (7.69%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Fiorano
1 4 (10.26%) IBM
1 4 (10.26%) InterSystems
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
1 4 (10.26%) VMware
2 1 (2.56%) SAP