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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 14 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 26 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.49% 4.79% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.98% 5.54% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 9
Median daily rate £200 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.20% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £235 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £405 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £376 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-42.02% +43.75%

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
217 343 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.20% 86.40% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 276 172
Median daily rate £373 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 21 (42.00%) Project Management
2 19 (38.00%) Finance
3 14 (28.00%) Use Case
4 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.00%) ISEB
5 12 (24.00%) NHS
6 11 (22.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 10 (20.00%) Change Management
7 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (16.00%) SQL
9 8 (16.00%) Scrum
10 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
10 7 (14.00%) MVC
10 7 (14.00%) NUnit
10 7 (14.00%) .NET
10 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
10 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
10 7 (14.00%) OOP
10 7 (14.00%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (14.00%) MSBuild
10 7 (14.00%) Entity Framework
10 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
10 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.00%) Coaching
10 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server

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 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.00%) JCAPS
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.00%) MS Office
4 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MSBuild
1 7 (14.00%) MSTest
1 7 (14.00%) NUnit
1 7 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Analyst
2 39 (78.00%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.00%) NHS Business Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Business Integration Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Integration Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Change Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) .NET
1 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (14.00%) Entity Framework
1 7 (14.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 5 (10.00%) jQuery
2 5 (10.00%) XML
2 5 (10.00%) XSLT
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) NHS
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (14.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Fintech
3 1 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.00%) Informatics
3 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Project Management
2 14 (28.00%) Use Case
3 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 10 (20.00%) Change Management
5 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (16.00%) Scrum
7 7 (14.00%) Coaching
7 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.00%) MVC
7 7 (14.00%) OOP
7 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (12.00%) ITIL
8 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
8 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.00%) Release Management
9 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) ISEB
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) HL7
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Fiorano
3 5 (10.00%) IBM
3 5 (10.00%) InterSystems