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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 11 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 27 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.96% 5.36% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.74% 6.45% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 12
Median daily rate £356 £400 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £328 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £425
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 £36.00 £28.48 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+26.39% -9.57%
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
230 372 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.87% 83.04% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 308 222
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £21.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% +121.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £21.00 £10.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +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 28 September 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 28 September 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 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (29.73%) Translating Business Requirements
3 10 (27.03%) MS Visio
4 9 (24.32%) Project Management
4 9 (24.32%) ISEB
5 8 (21.62%) Change Management
6 7 (18.92%) NHS
6 7 (18.92%) MS Office
6 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.22%) Use Case
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.81%) User Stories
10 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
10 3 (8.11%) UML
10 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (8.11%) Banking
11 2 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
11 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
11 2 (5.41%) Degree
11 2 (5.41%) SDLC
11 2 (5.41%) Target Operating Model
11 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.41%) ITIL
11 2 (5.41%) Service Design
12 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

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 1 (2.70%) SAS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Visio
2 7 (18.92%) MS Office
3 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.70%) MS Access
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Analyst
2 34 (91.89%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) NHS Business Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) HR Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) HR Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) NHS
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Informatics
4 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (29.73%) Translating Business Requirements
2 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 8 (21.62%) Change Management
4 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) Use Case
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (10.81%) User Stories
8 3 (8.11%) UML
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL
9 2 (5.41%) SDLC
9 2 (5.41%) Service Design
9 2 (5.41%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (2.70%) Critical Success Factor
10 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
10 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) ISEB
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) SAP