The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 30 March 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 60 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.42% 1.68% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.71% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
Median daily rate £345 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -20.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - -

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 688 644 692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.49% 98.47% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 430 395
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 43
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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
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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 £345 +6.15% 1
Senior Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Wales region featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Business Analysis
2 8 (72.73%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) NHS
3 6 (54.55%) Use Case
3 6 (54.55%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
4 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) JCAPS
7 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (18.18%) CBAP
7 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (18.18%) User Stories
7 2 (18.18%) UML
7 2 (18.18%) SOA
7 2 (18.18%) IBM
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) XSLT
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (18.18%) InterSystems
7 2 (18.18%) Fiorano

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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) JCAPS
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) NHS
2 5 (45.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Business Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Translating Business Requirements
2 6 (54.55%) Use Case
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Mobile First
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) CBAP
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Fiorano
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) InterSystems
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Thunderhead