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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 11 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 76 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.97% 19.34% 14.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.32% 19.79% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 64 26
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£383 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £34.50 £25.07
% change year-on-year
-5.36% +37.64%
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
371 384 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.87% 97.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 281 146
Average daily rate £342 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% +9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Business Analysis
3 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.29%) Migration
6 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.71%) Retail
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 5 (8.93%) ISEB
7 5 (8.93%) CRM
7 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (8.93%) Time Management
7 5 (8.93%) Marketing
7 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
8 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.14%) MCPD
8 4 (7.14%) MCTS
8 4 (7.14%) Scrum
8 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 4 (7.14%) MCAD
8 4 (7.14%) MCSD
8 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (5.36%) MS Office
9 3 (5.36%) SQL
9 3 (5.36%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (3.57%) SAS
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Powerplay
1 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.79%) DTS
1 1 (1.79%) Star Schema
1 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.79%) Data Mart
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Retail
4 5 (8.93%) Marketing
5 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (1.79%) Advertising
6 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 14 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) CRM
6 5 (8.93%) Time Management
7 4 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Change Management
8 3 (5.36%) Validation
8 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 2 (3.57%) SDLC
10 1 (1.79%) Target Operating Model
10 1 (1.79%) Kanban
10 1 (1.79%) User Stories
10 1 (1.79%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.93%) ISEB
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) MCTS
3 4 (7.14%) MCPD
3 4 (7.14%) MCAD
3 4 (7.14%) MCSD
4 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Casewise
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos
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