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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 13 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 51 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.03% 11.58% 10.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.32% 11.69% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 21
Average daily rate £325 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £327 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £525 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.59 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+45.30% +7.14%
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
414 308 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.64% 99.04% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 236 159
Average daily rate £338 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £164.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 49 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 27 (29.67%) Finance
3 21 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
4 18 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
6 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.48%) Banking
7 14 (15.38%) MS Visio
7 14 (15.38%) ISEB
8 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 12 (13.19%) Analytics
10 11 (12.09%) Critical Success Factor
10 11 (12.09%) Degree
10 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
11 10 (10.99%) NHS
12 8 (8.79%) Migration
12 8 (8.79%) CRM
12 8 (8.79%) MS Office
12 8 (8.79%) Statistics
12 8 (8.79%) comScore
13 7 (7.69%) Use Case
13 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
13 7 (7.69%) Scrum
14 6 (6.59%) Requirements Management
14 6 (6.59%) Validation
14 6 (6.59%) UML
14 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
14 6 (6.59%) .NET
14 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (5.49%) BPMN

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (2.20%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 11 (12.09%) MS Excel
3 8 (8.79%) MS Office
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (29.67%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) NHS
2 8 (8.79%) Statistics
3 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.40%) Social Media
6 3 (3.30%) Informatics
7 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.10%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 21 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
3 18 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (18.68%) Software Engineering
5 15 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.19%) Analytics
7 11 (12.09%) Critical Success Factor
8 8 (8.79%) CRM
8 8 (8.79%) Migration
9 7 (7.69%) Scrum
9 7 (7.69%) Use Case
10 6 (6.59%) Requirements Management
10 6 (6.59%) UML
10 6 (6.59%) Validation
11 5 (5.49%) BPMN
12 4 (4.40%) TOGAF
12 4 (4.40%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (3.30%) Project Management
13 3 (3.30%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (3.30%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) SQL
2 1 (1.10%) RPG
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) ISEB
2 11 (12.09%) Degree
3 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.10%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (3.30%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) comScore
3 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.10%) Facebook
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
4 1 (1.10%) SunGard
4 1 (1.10%) Twitter
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Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
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