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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 4 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 75 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.69% 14.34% 14.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.22% 14.98% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 29 21
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £311 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
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
371 267 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.38% 95.70% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 186 96
Average daily rate £325 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £132.30 £18.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 August 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 29 August 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 55 (43.31%) Finance
2 41 (32.28%) Banking
3 40 (31.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (30.71%) Business Analysis
5 32 (25.20%) UML
6 18 (14.17%) ISEB
7 17 (13.39%) Scrum
8 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
9 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
9 13 (10.24%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (10.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (9.45%) Change Management
11 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
11 11 (8.66%) MS Office
12 10 (7.87%) Test Scripting
13 9 (7.09%) J2EE
13 9 (7.09%) MS Visio
13 9 (7.09%) CRM
13 9 (7.09%) CCA
13 9 (7.09%) Migration
14 8 (6.30%) Validation
14 8 (6.30%) SOA
14 8 (6.30%) Project Management
15 7 (5.51%) Use Case
15 7 (5.51%) TDD
15 7 (5.51%) Document Management
15 7 (5.51%) BDD
16 6 (4.72%) Content Management
16 6 (4.72%) Degree
16 6 (4.72%) QA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 11 (8.66%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (4.72%) CMS
3 4 (3.15%) Lync
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
1 13 (10.24%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.66%) MS Office
3 9 (7.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.36%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) SaaS
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.36%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.57%) JIRA
General
1 55 (43.31%) Finance
2 41 (32.28%) Banking
3 3 (2.36%) Retail
3 3 (2.36%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.09%) J2EE
2 6 (4.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) AS400
2 5 (3.94%) GIS
3 3 (2.36%) Social Media
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 39 (30.71%) Business Analysis
3 32 (25.20%) UML
4 17 (13.39%) Scrum
5 13 (10.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (9.45%) Change Management
7 10 (7.87%) Test Scripting
8 9 (7.09%) CRM
8 9 (7.09%) Migration
9 8 (6.30%) Validation
9 8 (6.30%) SOA
9 8 (6.30%) Project Management
10 7 (5.51%) Use Case
10 7 (5.51%) TDD
10 7 (5.51%) Document Management
10 7 (5.51%) BDD
11 6 (4.72%) Content Management
11 6 (4.72%) OO
12 5 (3.94%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (3.15%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.72%) SQL
2 3 (2.36%) Java
2 3 (2.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (14.17%) ISEB
2 9 (7.09%) CCA
3 6 (4.72%) Degree
4 2 (1.57%) IIBA
4 2 (1.57%) PMP
4 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) QA
2 4 (3.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.72%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.15%) Oracle
4 3 (2.36%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.57%) Informatica
6 1 (0.79%) Teradata
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £200 - 225 per day all inclusive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £34000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280-£340pd
Posted: 23 days ago