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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 14 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.99% 10.15% 13.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.29% 10.37% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 45
Median daily rate £388 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.97% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.69% +57.14%
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
269 328 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.76% 97.91% 98.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 265 291
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -28.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 30 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 19 (29.23%) Translating Business Requirements
3 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.08%) Finance
4 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.54%) ISEB
6 13 (20.00%) Degree
7 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
9 7 (10.77%) NHS
9 7 (10.77%) SAP
9 7 (10.77%) MS Visio
10 6 (9.23%) Scrum
10 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
10 6 (9.23%) Banking
11 4 (6.15%) Use Case
11 4 (6.15%) User Stories
11 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (6.15%) UML
11 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
11 4 (6.15%) CRM
12 3 (4.62%) IIS
12 3 (4.62%) C
12 3 (4.62%) SQL
12 3 (4.62%) Project Management
12 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (4.62%) Retail
12 3 (4.62%) Digital Analytics
12 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Analysis

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 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.77%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.54%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) NHS
2 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Informatics
4 2 (3.08%) Learning Management System
4 2 (3.08%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Business Analysis
2 19 (29.23%) Translating Business Requirements
3 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.23%) Scrum
7 4 (6.15%) CRM
7 4 (6.15%) UML
7 4 (6.15%) Use Case
7 4 (6.15%) User Stories
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) BPMN
8 3 (4.62%) Digital Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Project Management
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Data-Flow Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) ITIL
9 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.08%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) C
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) Java
2 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) ISEB
2 13 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) SAP
3 3 (4.62%) comScore
4 1 (1.54%) Avaya
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
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