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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 31 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.42% 4.70% 5.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 5.90% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 9
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £238 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.13 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+11.35% +9.20%
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
207 288 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 83.47% 79.56% 67.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 203 77
Average daily rate £358 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £105.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.76% +536.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £52.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.34 £105.00 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
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 17 April 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) UML
2 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
3 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) ISEB
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) NAS
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (11.76%) SaaS
4 2 (11.76%) CBAP
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Lync
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) SAN
1 2 (11.76%) MPLS
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
1 2 (11.76%) IP Telephony
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (11.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) DTS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Business Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) UML Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) New Media
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
2 5 (29.41%) UML
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Web Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Software Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) CBAP
3 1 (5.88%) CCA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Sage