The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 6 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 36 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.77% 9.74% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.64% 10.13% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 32
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £235 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £404 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £387
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £33.61 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.80% +12.01%

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
264 375 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 93.62% 96.15% 99.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 287 244
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 18
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £131.40 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 39 (56.52%) Business Analysis
2 30 (43.48%) Finance
3 19 (27.54%) Project Management
4 14 (20.29%) ISEB
5 13 (18.84%) NHS
5 13 (18.84%) Translating Business Requirements
6 12 (17.39%) Change Management
6 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (14.49%) Use Case
8 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.59%) ITIL
9 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.14%) Fiorano
10 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (10.14%) Data Mapping
10 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
11 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (8.70%) Release Management
11 6 (8.70%) HL7
11 6 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (8.70%) JCAPS
11 6 (8.70%) ITIL V3
11 6 (8.70%) IBM
11 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
11 6 (8.70%) XML
11 6 (8.70%) XSLT
11 6 (8.70%) Management Information System

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 7 (10.14%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (10.14%) WebSphere
2 6 (8.70%) JCAPS
3 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.80%) MS Office
3 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA Agile
General
1 30 (43.48%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Publishing
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (8.70%) XML
1 6 (8.70%) XSLT
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) NHS
2 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Fintech
4 1 (1.45%) Informatics
4 1 (1.45%) Statistics
4 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (56.52%) Business Analysis
2 19 (27.54%) Project Management
3 13 (18.84%) Translating Business Requirements
4 12 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.39%) Change Management
5 10 (14.49%) Use Case
6 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.59%) ITIL
7 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (10.14%) Data Mapping
8 7 (10.14%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.70%) ITIL V3
9 6 (8.70%) Release Management
9 6 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (7.25%) Information Security
10 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
10 5 (7.25%) Service Management
10 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (5.80%) Data Flow Diagram
11 4 (5.80%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) ISEB
2 4 (5.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) HL7
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.45%) GDPR
4 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Fiorano
2 6 (8.70%) IBM
2 6 (8.70%) InterSystems
3 5 (7.25%) Sage
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.45%) JD Edwards