Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £491 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 6 months to 17 November 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 39 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -28 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 4.92% 0.62% 9.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 0.63% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 11
West Wales median daily rate £491 - £425
10th Percentile £340 - £281
90th Percentile £573 - £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £47.25 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year +1.61% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Wales
Contract vacancies in West Wales with a recognized job title 122 158 175
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.14% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 105 101
West Wales median daily rate £483 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £263 £186 £235
90th Percentile £600 £638 £575
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
West Wales median hourly rate - £11.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -6.90%
Wales median hourly rate £15.37 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +13.85% -3.57% -3.45%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in West Wales

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in West Wales

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in West Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in West Wales

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 17 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
Swansea +9 6 £491 -
Business Analyst
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West Wales region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) People Management
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 2 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Coaching
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (50.00%) People Management
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP