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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 13 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 30 52 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.40% 12.12% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.03% 12.35% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 29
Median daily rate £304 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.46% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £290 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £406 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £47.00 £32.65
% change year-on-year
-11.70% +43.95%

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
299 421 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 93.73% 98.14% 98.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 317 221
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 13
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 35 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 28 (44.44%) Finance
3 20 (31.75%) Project Management
4 14 (22.22%) ISEB
5 13 (20.63%) NHS
6 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (17.46%) Use Case
8 9 (14.29%) Change Management
8 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (12.70%) Data Mapping
9 8 (12.70%) ITIL
10 7 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (11.11%) Fiorano
10 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
10 7 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (9.52%) HL7
11 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (9.52%) JCAPS
11 6 (9.52%) Release Management
11 6 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
11 6 (9.52%) ITIL V3
11 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
11 6 (9.52%) InterSystems
11 6 (9.52%) IBM
11 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
11 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
11 6 (9.52%) XML
11 6 (9.52%) XSLT

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 7 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.52%) JCAPS
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 28 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (9.52%) XML
1 6 (9.52%) XSLT
2 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) NHS
2 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.59%) Fintech
4 1 (1.59%) Informatics
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 20 (31.75%) Project Management
3 12 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) Translating Business Requirements
4 11 (17.46%) Use Case
5 9 (14.29%) Change Management
5 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.70%) Data Mapping
6 8 (12.70%) ITIL
7 7 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) ITIL V3
8 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.52%) Release Management
9 5 (7.94%) Data Flow Diagram
9 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.35%) Information Security
10 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.35%) Service Management
10 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) ISEB
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) CISA
4 1 (1.59%) CISM
4 1 (1.59%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) HL7
2 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) COBIT
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Fiorano
2 6 (9.52%) IBM
2 6 (9.52%) InterSystems
3 5 (7.94%) Sage
4 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft