Period
to 20 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 20 October 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 74 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 +28 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 4 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.44% 1.07% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.09% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 6
South Wales median daily rate £475 £350 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -15.41% +10.33%
10th Percentile £360 £190 £393
90th Percentile £550 £428 £450
Wales median daily rate £475 £350 £428
% change year-on-year +35.71% -18.13% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 890 1101 1250
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 97.78% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 739 939
South Wales median daily rate £375 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +9.86% +1.43%
10th Percentile £175 £203 £213
90th Percentile £525 £533 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -6.25% +12.52% +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 64 58
South Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.74% +19.23% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.35 £9.43
90th Percentile £56.05 £73.93 £22.00
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year +29.63% +5.88% -10.53%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in South Wales over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 October 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
Bridgend - 3 £500 -
Cardiff -1 1 £345 +32.69%
Senior Business Analyst
Wales

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 4 (100.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (75.00%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) SAP MRS
4 1 (25.00%) CBAP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (50.00%) SAP MRS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) Business Process Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CBAP
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle