The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 4 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 78 33 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.80% 12.18% 18.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.37% 12.99% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 24 29
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £330 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.40 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+24.06% -3.23%
Business Analyst
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
365 254 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.33% 93.73% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 184 107
Average daily rate £350 £330 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £12.60 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.90 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cardiff region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cardiff region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 57 (42.22%) Finance
2 44 (32.59%) Banking
3 42 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (27.41%) Business Analysis
5 30 (22.22%) UML
6 21 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (14.81%) Test Planning
8 17 (12.59%) ISEB
9 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 14 (10.37%) Scrum
10 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
10 14 (10.37%) MS PowerPoint
11 13 (9.63%) Change Management
12 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
12 12 (8.89%) MS Office
12 12 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (8.89%) Test Scripting
13 11 (8.15%) SQL
14 10 (7.41%) Project Management
15 9 (6.67%) CCA
15 9 (6.67%) MS Visio
15 9 (6.67%) CRM
15 9 (6.67%) Migration
16 8 (5.93%) J2EE
16 8 (5.93%) SOA
16 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 7 (5.19%) Mentoring
17 7 (5.19%) Document Management
18 6 (4.44%) TDD
18 6 (4.44%) Content Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (4.44%) CMS
3 5 (3.70%) SAS
4 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.96%) Lync
4 4 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (10.37%) MS Excel
1 14 (10.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (8.89%) MS Office
3 9 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.22%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.22%) Data Mining
1 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 57 (42.22%) Finance
2 44 (32.59%) Banking
3 6 (4.44%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.22%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.48%) Back Office
6 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) J2EE
2 6 (4.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.44%) User Experience
1 6 (4.44%) AS400
2 5 (3.70%) GIS
3 3 (2.22%) Social Media
3 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (27.41%) Business Analysis
3 30 (22.22%) UML
4 21 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.81%) Test Planning
6 14 (10.37%) Scrum
7 13 (9.63%) Change Management
8 12 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (8.89%) Test Scripting
9 10 (7.41%) Project Management
10 9 (6.67%) CRM
10 9 (6.67%) Migration
11 8 (5.93%) SOA
11 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (5.19%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.19%) Document Management
13 6 (4.44%) TDD
13 6 (4.44%) Content Management
13 6 (4.44%) Use Case
13 6 (4.44%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.15%) SQL
2 2 (1.48%) Java
2 2 (1.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) ISEB
2 9 (6.67%) CCA
3 6 (4.44%) Degree
4 2 (1.48%) PMP
4 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.48%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 4 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.44%) Sitecore
3 4 (2.96%) Oracle
4 3 (2.22%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.48%) Informatica
6 1 (0.74%) Teradata
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