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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 26 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 13 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.07% 4.80% 12.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.19% 4.96% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 33
Median daily rate £344 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £36.88 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +73.52%
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
359 262 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.63% 96.68% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 201 242
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 £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 35 (47.95%) Business Analysis
2 22 (30.14%) Finance
3 20 (27.40%) Translating Business Requirements
4 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
5 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
7 12 (16.44%) ISEB
8 11 (15.07%) MS Visio
8 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
8 11 (15.07%) Degree
9 9 (12.33%) Analytics
9 9 (12.33%) Banking
10 8 (10.96%) Statistics
10 8 (10.96%) NHS
10 8 (10.96%) comScore
10 8 (10.96%) Critical Success Factor
11 7 (9.59%) SAP
11 7 (9.59%) MS Office
11 7 (9.59%) Migration
11 7 (9.59%) Digital Analytics
12 6 (8.22%) Scrum
12 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
13 5 (6.85%) Windows
13 5 (6.85%) CRM
13 5 (6.85%) Retail
13 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (5.48%) Social Media
14 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
14 4 (5.48%) BPMN

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 2 (2.74%) IIS
1 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
1 11 (15.07%) MS Visio
2 7 (9.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.74%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.37%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) NHS
1 8 (10.96%) Statistics
2 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.48%) Social Media
5 2 (2.74%) Informatics
5 2 (2.74%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.37%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
2 4 (5.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) Business Analysis
2 20 (27.40%) Translating Business Requirements
3 15 (20.55%) Software Engineering
4 14 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.33%) Analytics
7 8 (10.96%) Critical Success Factor
8 7 (9.59%) Digital Analytics
8 7 (9.59%) Migration
9 6 (8.22%) Scrum
10 5 (6.85%) CRM
11 4 (5.48%) BPMN
12 3 (4.11%) Project Management
12 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 3 (4.11%) UML
12 3 (4.11%) Use Case
12 3 (4.11%) User Stories
13 2 (2.74%) ITIL
13 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
13 2 (2.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) C
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) RPG
2 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) ISEB
2 11 (15.07%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.74%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.96%) comScore
3 7 (9.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Facebook
4 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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