The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 25 April 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.

Business Analyst
UK / Wales
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 31 17
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.99% 6.88% 8.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 7.02% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £43.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -25.91% +5.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 644 641 745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.26% 98.01% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 419 443
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 48 42
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £17.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Wales

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Wales

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Wales

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Wales

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 April 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 -6 19 £390 +11.42% 2
West Wales -12 1 £296 -37.78%
Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 Wales region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (43.84%) Finance
1 32 (43.84%) Business Analysis
2 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.92%) Project Management
4 13 (17.81%) ISEB
5 12 (16.44%) Change Management
5 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
6 11 (15.07%) ITIL
6 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
7 10 (13.70%) Data Mapping
8 9 (12.33%) Risk Analysis
8 9 (12.33%) XML
8 9 (12.33%) Scrum
9 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.96%) NHS
9 8 (10.96%) Use Case
9 8 (10.96%) ITIL V3
9 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
9 8 (10.96%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (9.59%) Data Flow Diagram
10 7 (9.59%) User Stories
10 7 (9.59%) Sage X3
10 7 (9.59%) Business Process Modelling
10 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
10 7 (9.59%) WebSphere
10 7 (9.59%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (9.59%) Sage
10 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
10 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 7 (9.59%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (9.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.22%) JCAPS
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
General
1 32 (43.84%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) XML
2 6 (8.22%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (8.22%) XSLT
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.74%) Velocity
5 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) NHS
3 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) CESG
4 1 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.37%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Business Analysis
2 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.92%) Project Management
4 12 (16.44%) Change Management
5 11 (15.07%) ITIL
6 10 (13.70%) Data Mapping
6 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
7 9 (12.33%) Risk Analysis
7 9 (12.33%) Scrum
8 8 (10.96%) ITIL V3
8 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (10.96%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (10.96%) Use Case
8 8 (10.96%) Waterfall
9 7 (9.59%) Business Process Modelling
9 7 (9.59%) Data Flow Diagram
9 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.59%) User Stories
10 6 (8.22%) BPMN
10 6 (8.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Java
1 3 (4.11%) Perl
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) ISEB
2 12 (16.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) CBAP
5 2 (2.74%) CISSP
6 1 (1.37%) CISA
6 1 (1.37%) CISM
6 1 (1.37%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) HL7
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) COBIT
3 1 (1.37%) GDPR
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Fiorano
1 7 (9.59%) Sage
2 6 (8.22%) IBM
2 6 (8.22%) InterSystems
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) HP
4 3 (4.11%) Thunderhead
5 2 (2.74%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
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