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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 7 24 5
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 35 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.38% 7.74% 18.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.61% 7.90% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 61
Median daily rate £375 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £243 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £443 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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
269 443 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.53% 98.01% 97.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 364 287
Median daily rate £375 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.00 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 (50.72%) Business Analysis
2 28 (40.58%) Finance
3 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (18.84%) ISEB
5 12 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
6 11 (15.94%) MS Visio
7 10 (14.49%) Project Management
7 10 (14.49%) Change Management
8 9 (13.04%) User Stories
9 7 (10.14%) Use Case
9 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.14%) NHS
9 7 (10.14%) MS Office
10 6 (8.70%) SAP
11 5 (7.25%) Information Security
11 5 (7.25%) QA
11 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (5.80%) Data Loss Prevention
12 4 (5.80%) SDLC
12 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
12 4 (5.80%) ISMS
12 4 (5.80%) Scrum
12 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (5.80%) Information Security Management
12 4 (5.80%) Security Management
12 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
12 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
13 3 (4.35%) CRM

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 1 (1.45%) Confluence
1 1 (1.45%) IIS
1 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Visio
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
3 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.45%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (1.45%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.45%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) JIRA Agile
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Legal
2 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) NHS
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Informatics
4 1 (1.45%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Business Analysis
2 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
5 10 (14.49%) Change Management
5 10 (14.49%) Project Management
6 9 (13.04%) User Stories
7 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.14%) Use Case
8 5 (7.25%) Information Security
8 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.80%) Data Loss Prevention
9 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.80%) Information Security Management
9 4 (5.80%) ISMS
9 4 (5.80%) Scrum
9 4 (5.80%) SDLC
9 4 (5.80%) Security Management
10 3 (4.35%) BDD
10 3 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C
1 1 (1.45%) Java
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
1 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) ISEB
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) SAP
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.45%) Avaya
3 1 (1.45%) HP
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle