The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 34 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 16 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.42% 6.01% 4.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 9.46% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 7
Average daily rate
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£384 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £150 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-18.12% -3.61%
Business Analysis
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
287 148 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.28% 63.52% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 93 112
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.67 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.56% +27.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £16.04 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.17 £15.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 16 (43.24%) UML
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) Banking
4 9 (24.32%) Test Planning
5 8 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
5 8 (21.62%) MS Office
6 7 (18.92%) SOA
6 7 (18.92%) ISEB
6 7 (18.92%) Use Case
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Change Management
8 5 (13.51%) Content Management
8 5 (13.51%) AS400
8 5 (13.51%) CCA
8 5 (13.51%) TestDirector
8 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.51%) MS Project
8 5 (13.51%) .NET
8 5 (13.51%) J2EE
8 5 (13.51%) OO
9 4 (10.81%) Degree
9 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.11%) User Experience
10 3 (8.11%) Social Media
10 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
10 3 (8.11%) Business Development
10 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (5.41%) CMS
1 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
1 8 (21.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (13.51%) MS Project
3 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) DTS
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) TestDirector
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Business Analyst
1 35 (94.59%) Analyst
2 4 (10.81%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Web Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Web Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) UML Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Data Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Junior
5 1 (2.70%) Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
1 5 (13.51%) J2EE
2 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) AS400
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Social Media
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) New Media
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
1 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) UML
2 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (24.32%) Test Planning
4 7 (18.92%) Use Case
4 7 (18.92%) SOA
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) Change Management
6 5 (13.51%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) Content Management
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.11%) Business Development
9 2 (5.41%) Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) User Stories
9 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Web Analytics
9 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) ISEB
2 5 (13.51%) CCA
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago