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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 32 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 25 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.87% 1.48% 4.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 1.78% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 12
Average daily rate £338 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £378
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
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
296 225 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 81.32% 83.03% 83.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 174 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 18 (39.13%) Translating Business Requirements
2 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
3 12 (26.09%) Degree
3 12 (26.09%) ISEB
4 11 (23.91%) Finance
5 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
7 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
7 8 (17.39%) NHS
7 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 8 (17.39%) Critical Success Factor
8 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
8 7 (15.22%) Use Case
8 7 (15.22%) .NET
8 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
8 7 (15.22%) Banking
9 6 (13.04%) MS Office
9 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
10 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.87%) UML
10 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) Migration
10 5 (10.87%) Workflow
11 4 (8.70%) JMeter
11 4 (8.70%) Retail
11 4 (8.70%) HTML
11 4 (8.70%) Java
11 4 (8.70%) JUnit

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (8.70%) JBoss
1 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
1 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
2 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 6 (13.04%) MS Office
4 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) Burp Suite
2 4 (8.70%) DbUnit
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) JMeter
2 4 (8.70%) JUnit
2 4 (8.70%) Selenium
2 4 (8.70%) Spock
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Analyst
2 35 (76.09%) Business Analyst
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Banking Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) NHS Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Process Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Transformation Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Credit Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) HTML
2 4 (8.70%) jQuery
2 4 (8.70%) JSTS
2 4 (8.70%) SOAP
2 4 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) NHS
2 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Informatics
4 2 (4.35%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.17%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
1 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
1 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Translating Business Requirements
2 13 (28.26%) Software Engineering
3 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.39%) Critical Success Factor
6 7 (15.22%) Use Case
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) UML
7 5 (10.87%) Workflow
8 4 (8.70%) BPMN
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.70%) Document Management
8 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.70%) SDLC
8 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.70%) V-Model
8 4 (8.70%) Volume Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Degree
1 12 (26.09%) ISEB
2 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
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