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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 11 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.64% 10.67% 7.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.86% 11.27% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 10
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£375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
312 213 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.11% 94.67% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 146 119
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 29 (29.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (23.71%) Banking
5 21 (21.65%) Business Analysis
6 20 (20.62%) UML
7 13 (13.40%) CRM
7 13 (13.40%) Retail
7 13 (13.40%) Use Case
8 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
9 11 (11.34%) ISEB
9 11 (11.34%) Change Management
10 10 (10.31%) Scrum
10 10 (10.31%) SQL
11 9 (9.28%) SOA
11 9 (9.28%) SAS
11 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
12 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (8.25%) Project Management
12 8 (8.25%) Test Planning
13 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (7.22%) Analytics
13 7 (7.22%) User Stories
13 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
13 7 (7.22%) Oracle
13 7 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (7.22%) Retail Banking
14 6 (6.19%) MS Office
14 6 (6.19%) Java
14 6 (6.19%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (9.28%) SAS
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.19%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.19%) MS Office
4 2 (2.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.03%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) JIRA
2 2 (2.06%) TestDirector
General
1 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Banking
3 13 (13.40%) Retail
4 7 (7.22%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Publishing
7 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.03%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) XML
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.06%) New Media
4 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) AS400
4 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.03%) Interactive TV
4 1 (1.03%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.03%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (21.65%) Business Analysis
4 20 (20.62%) UML
5 13 (13.40%) CRM
5 13 (13.40%) Use Case
6 12 (12.37%) PRINCE2
7 11 (11.34%) Change Management
8 10 (10.31%) Scrum
9 9 (9.28%) SOA
10 8 (8.25%) Project Management
10 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (8.25%) Test Planning
11 7 (7.22%) Analytics
11 7 (7.22%) User Stories
12 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.15%) Test Scripting
13 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
14 4 (4.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.31%) SQL
2 6 (6.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) ISEB
2 5 (5.15%) CCA
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.09%) MCTS
3 3 (3.09%) MCPD
3 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) MCAD
3 3 (3.09%) MCSD
3 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.06%) CBAP
4 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.22%) Oracle
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) Progress
3 3 (3.09%) HP
4 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
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