The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 22 June 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.

Senior Business Analyst
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 50 60
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.19% 0.84% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.86% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £345 £350 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% -18.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 517 466 573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.46% 97.29% 97.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 310 428
Median daily rate £356 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 24
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.85 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £40.30 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in South Wales

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in South Wales

Senior Business Analyst
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 Senior Business Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 1 £345 -
Senior Business Analyst
Wales

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior 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 South Wales region featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) CBAP
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) HL7
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (33.33%) JCAPS
4 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Fiorano
4 2 (33.33%) Thunderhead

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) JCAPS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Fiorano
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (33.33%) InterSystems
2 2 (33.33%) Thunderhead