Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £558 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 85 89
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 15 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.92% 0.44% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.45% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 13
Wales median daily rate £558 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.37% +35.71% -18.13%
10th Percentile £404 £360 £197
90th Percentile £601 £550 £425
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £65.00 -
% change year-on-year -46.15% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,596 1,111 1,334
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.40% 97.20% 97.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,107 752 883
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +12.36%
10th Percentile £273 £170 £203
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 74 83
Wales median hourly rate £12.63 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.86% +29.63% +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £33.60 £56.88 £73.00
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.08% +3.89% +0.06%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in Wales

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in Wales

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in Wales over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Analyst in Wales

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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 -21 12 £558 +17.37% 1
West Wales - 3 £538 -
Senior Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, Senior Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (40.00%) User Stories
5 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (33.33%) Big Data
5 5 (33.33%) Change Management
5 5 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) Data Science
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) NHS
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (20.00%) Confluence
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
8 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (13.33%) Analytics
8 2 (13.33%) Coaching
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (13.33%) EDI
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 1 (6.67%) Media Streaming
9 1 (6.67%) Content Management
9 1 (6.67%) Interactive TV

Senior 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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) Interactive TV
3 1 (6.67%) Media Streaming
3 1 (6.67%) New Media
3 1 (6.67%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (6.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) User Stories
4 5 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (33.33%) Data Science
4 5 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) Coaching
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (6.67%) Informatics
8 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.67%) SAP