Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 41 64
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 51 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.33% 5.06% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 6.04% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 65 50
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.59% +5.00%
10th Percentile £324 £285 £298
90th Percentile £596 £940 £451
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Wales median hourly rate £47.25 £36.98 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.79% - -
UK median hourly rate £32.25 £34.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.84% +14.17% -4.76%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 985 1176 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.55% 83.76% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 829 967
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
South Wales -6 39 £375 -4.76% 4
West Wales +9 11 £582 -35.33%
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wales region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.49%) User Stories
5 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2
6 9 (17.65%) Coaching
7 7 (13.73%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (13.73%) Project Management
7 7 (13.73%) ISEB
8 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
8 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (11.76%) Banking
8 6 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
8 6 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
9 5 (9.80%) Scrum
9 5 (9.80%) Migration
9 5 (9.80%) Change Management
9 5 (9.80%) Degree
9 5 (9.80%) BPMN
10 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
10 4 (7.84%) HL7
10 4 (7.84%) Release Management
10 4 (7.84%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (7.84%) JCAPS
10 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
10 4 (7.84%) People Management
10 4 (7.84%) Mentoring

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 4 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (7.84%) JCAPS
1 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (11.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (80.39%) Analyst
2 37 (72.55%) Business Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Portfolio Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Portfolio Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (7.84%) SOAP
1 4 (7.84%) XML
1 4 (7.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (1.96%) NHS
2 1 (1.96%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (25.49%) User Stories
4 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2
5 9 (17.65%) Coaching
6 7 (13.73%) Project Management
6 7 (13.73%) Strategic Planning
7 6 (11.76%) Business Process Modelling
7 6 (11.76%) Regulatory Compliance
8 5 (9.80%) BPMN
8 5 (9.80%) Change Management
8 5 (9.80%) Migration
8 5 (9.80%) Scrum
9 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.84%) People Management
9 4 (7.84%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.84%) Release Management
9 4 (7.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C++
2 2 (3.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) ISEB
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.96%) IIBA
4 1 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) HL7
2 3 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Fiorano
1 4 (7.84%) IBM
1 4 (7.84%) InterSystems
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.84%) VMware
2 2 (3.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle