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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 9 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 40 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.42% 9.26% 13.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.94% 9.55% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 38
Median daily rate £382 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £25.44 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+80.81% -25.17%
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
309 419 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.96% 96.99% 97.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 340 237
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 17
Median hourly rate £13.88 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.28% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £22.10 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 42 (56.00%) Business Analysis
2 29 (38.67%) Finance
3 18 (24.00%) Project Management
3 18 (24.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 17 (22.67%) ISEB
5 15 (20.00%) Change Management
6 13 (17.33%) NHS
6 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (13.33%) MS Visio
9 10 (13.33%) Use Case
10 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (10.67%) User Stories
12 7 (9.33%) MS Office
13 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
13 6 (8.00%) QA
14 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 5 (6.67%) Data Mapping
14 5 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
14 5 (6.67%) Sage X3
14 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
14 5 (6.67%) Sage
14 5 (6.67%) Information Security
15 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
15 4 (5.33%) Information Security Management
15 4 (5.33%) Security Management
15 4 (5.33%) Data Loss Prevention
15 4 (5.33%) ISMS
15 4 (5.33%) Data Protection

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 (1.33%) Confluence
1 1 (1.33%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 7 (9.33%) MS Office
3 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.00%) Legal
3 3 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) NHS
2 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) Informatics
4 1 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.00%) Business Analysis
2 18 (24.00%) Project Management
2 18 (24.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 15 (20.00%) Change Management
4 13 (17.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (13.33%) Use Case
8 8 (10.67%) User Stories
9 5 (6.67%) Data Mapping
9 5 (6.67%) Information Security
9 5 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.33%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (5.33%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.33%) Information Security Management
10 4 (5.33%) ISMS
10 4 (5.33%) Security Management
11 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.67%) ISEB
2 3 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Sage
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards