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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 17 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 16 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.48% 5.15% 5.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 6.32% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 18
Median daily rate £345 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.20 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.74% +3.65%
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
208 348 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.21% 81.50% 79.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 282 236
Median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Median hourly rate £12.75 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 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 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (22.22%) MS Office
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) Change Management
5 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) V-Model
6 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 4 (14.81%) DbUnit
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (14.81%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Spock
6 4 (14.81%) Burp Suite
6 4 (14.81%) JSTS
6 4 (14.81%) JMeter
6 4 (14.81%) Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) ISEB
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) JUnit
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) JBoss
1 4 (14.81%) MQSeries
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
3 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Burp Suite
1 4 (14.81%) DbUnit
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
1 4 (14.81%) JMeter
1 4 (14.81%) JUnit
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) Spock
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Analyst
2 19 (70.37%) Business Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Change Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) HR Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) HR Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Process Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) jQuery
1 4 (14.81%) JSTS
1 4 (14.81%) SOAP
1 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (18.52%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Document Management
5 4 (14.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) UML
5 4 (14.81%) Use Case
5 4 (14.81%) User Stories
5 4 (14.81%) V-Model
5 4 (14.81%) Volume Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP