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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 22 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 41 76 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.21% 20.16% 12.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.38% 20.77% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 64 26
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£378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £30.58 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +11.19%
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
437 366 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.20% 97.08% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 281 184
Average daily rate £343 £349 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.79% +5.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £106.90 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 31 (45.59%) Finance
1 31 (45.59%) Business Analysis
2 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (23.53%) Banking
4 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.18%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) ISEB
7 9 (13.24%) Analytics
8 8 (11.76%) Migration
9 7 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (8.82%) Retail
10 6 (8.82%) Project Management
10 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
11 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (7.35%) Web Analytics
12 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
12 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
12 4 (5.88%) Change Management
12 4 (5.88%) UML
13 3 (4.41%) SQL
13 3 (4.41%) MS Office
13 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (4.41%) Validation
13 3 (4.41%) Business Process Mapping
13 3 (4.41%) Use Case
13 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (4.41%) BPMN
13 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 2 (2.94%) Video Analytics

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.47%) DTS
2 1 (1.47%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.47%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.47%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (1.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (1.47%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 31 (45.59%) Finance
2 16 (23.53%) Banking
3 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 4 (5.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Business Analysis
2 17 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.18%) Scrum
5 9 (13.24%) Analytics
6 8 (11.76%) Migration
7 7 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.82%) Project Management
9 5 (7.35%) Web Analytics
9 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) Change Management
10 4 (5.88%) UML
11 3 (4.41%) Validation
11 3 (4.41%) BPMN
11 3 (4.41%) Use Case
11 3 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.41%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) APMG
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (2.94%) Teradata
2 1 (1.47%) Casewise
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) Cognos
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
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