The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 16 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 28 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.27% 8.10% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.33% 11.30% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £384 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £297 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 177 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.92% 71.66% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 119 89
Average daily rate £375 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
South Wales

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cardiff region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cardiff region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 24 (51.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (42.55%) Banking
4 15 (31.91%) UML
5 10 (21.28%) Project Management
6 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
7 8 (17.02%) MS Office
7 8 (17.02%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (14.89%) J2EE
8 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
10 5 (10.64%) ISEB
10 5 (10.64%) Scrum
11 4 (8.51%) AS400
11 4 (8.51%) Degree
11 4 (8.51%) Content Management
11 4 (8.51%) CCA
11 4 (8.51%) TestDirector
11 4 (8.51%) SOA
11 4 (8.51%) OO
11 4 (8.51%) .NET
11 4 (8.51%) MS Project
12 3 (6.38%) Java
12 3 (6.38%) RAD
12 3 (6.38%) Windows
12 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (6.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (6.38%) TDD
12 3 (6.38%) Social Media
12 3 (6.38%) Scala

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) CMS
1 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
4 4 (8.51%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) SMS
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.13%) CorVu
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) TestDirector
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 20 (42.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Analyst
2 41 (87.23%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Banking Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Web Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Product Owner
5 3 (6.38%) Web Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Business Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Business Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) J2EE
2 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) AS400
2 3 (6.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (31.91%) UML
3 10 (21.28%) Project Management
4 5 (10.64%) Scrum
5 4 (8.51%) SOA
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) Content Management
6 3 (6.38%) TDD
6 3 (6.38%) Business Development
6 3 (6.38%) RAD
6 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.38%) BDD
7 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.13%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.13%) Use Case
8 1 (2.13%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Java
1 3 (6.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) CCA
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.13%) Thunderhead
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