The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 25 June 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 44 44
Rank change year-on-year +12 0  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 30 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.87% 2.18% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 2.79% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 25
Median daily rate £375 £376 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.33% +11.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £339 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £425 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £385
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.25 £44.22
% change year-on-year +18.58% -36.10%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 529 430 715
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.88% 78.04% 82.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 302 491
Median daily rate £380 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £276 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 28
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +135.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Wales

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Wales

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Wales

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Wales

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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
South Wales +10 27 £375 -0.33% 1
West Wales - 2 £550 -
North Wales - 1 £313 -
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 21 (42.00%) PRINCE2
2 17 (34.00%) Finance
3 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.00%) XML
5 13 (26.00%) Service Management
5 13 (26.00%) Degree
6 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
6 12 (24.00%) Project Management
6 12 (24.00%) Fiorano
6 12 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (22.00%) HL7
7 11 (22.00%) User Stories
8 10 (20.00%) JCAPS
8 10 (20.00%) Release Management
8 10 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
8 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (20.00%) InterSystems
8 10 (20.00%) XSLT
8 10 (20.00%) IBM
9 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
9 9 (18.00%) ITIL V3
10 8 (16.00%) ISEB
11 7 (14.00%) Scrum
11 7 (14.00%) Banking
11 7 (14.00%) Regulatory Compliance
12 6 (12.00%) Retail
12 6 (12.00%) Migration

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (24.00%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.00%) JCAPS
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 6 (12.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Billing
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 43 (86.00%) Analyst
2 36 (72.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Business Integration Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) XML
2 10 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 10 (20.00%) XSLT
3 3 (6.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.00%) Velocity
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) ITIL
3 13 (26.00%) Service Management
4 12 (24.00%) Project Management
5 11 (22.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (22.00%) User Stories
6 10 (20.00%) Release Management
7 9 (18.00%) ITIL V3
7 9 (18.00%) Service Delivery
8 7 (14.00%) Regulatory Compliance
8 7 (14.00%) Scrum
9 6 (12.00%) Change Management
9 6 (12.00%) Migration
10 5 (10.00%) BPMN
10 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 5 (10.00%) ITSM
10 5 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
11 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) Java
3 3 (6.00%) C++
3 3 (6.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) ISEB
3 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.00%) CBAP
8 1 (2.00%) CISA
8 1 (2.00%) CISM
8 1 (2.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) HL7
2 5 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) COBIT
3 1 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Fiorano
2 10 (20.00%) IBM
2 10 (20.00%) InterSystems
3 3 (6.00%) HP
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Thunderhead
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) CA Agile Central
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
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