The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 9 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 49 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.65% 17.47% 11.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.76% 18.59% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 12
Average daily rate £375 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £291 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £471 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
332 156 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 92.48% 93.98% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 103 95
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £213 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.91 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Analyst
South Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 44 (62.86%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Banking
3 21 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 19 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (18.57%) UML
6 7 (10.00%) Change Management
6 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
7 6 (8.57%) Retail
7 6 (8.57%) Project Management
7 6 (8.57%) Scrum
7 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.14%) ISEB
8 5 (7.14%) CRM
8 5 (7.14%) MS Visio
8 5 (7.14%) SQL
8 5 (7.14%) Validation
8 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (5.71%) BDD
9 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.71%) TDD
9 4 (5.71%) Java
9 4 (5.71%) J2EE
9 4 (5.71%) Oracle
9 4 (5.71%) Business Objects
9 4 (5.71%) SAP
9 4 (5.71%) SOA
9 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
10 3 (4.29%) ERP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Lync
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.29%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.29%) SAP FI-FM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Intranet
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) TestDirector
General
1 44 (62.86%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Retail Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Billing
4 1 (1.43%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) J2EE
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) SAP XI
3 1 (1.43%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.86%) AS400
2 1 (1.43%) GIS
2 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 19 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (18.57%) UML
4 7 (10.00%) Change Management
4 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.57%) Project Management
5 6 (8.57%) Scrum
6 5 (7.14%) CRM
6 5 (7.14%) Validation
7 4 (5.71%) BDD
7 4 (5.71%) TDD
7 4 (5.71%) SOA
7 4 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.29%) ERP
8 3 (4.29%) RAD
8 3 (4.29%) Workflow
8 3 (4.29%) Document Management
8 3 (4.29%) Business Continuity
8 3 (4.29%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (4.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (5.71%) Java
3 3 (4.29%) Scala
4 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.43%) VB
4 1 (1.43%) VBA
4 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) ISEB
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) CIPFA
4 2 (2.86%) CIMA
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) Business Objects
2 4 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Casewise
4 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
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