The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 4 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 76 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.34% 14.68% 13.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.79% 15.81% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 26 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £290 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £25.07 £32.33
% change year-on-year
+37.64% -22.45%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
384 234 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.71% 92.86% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 146 119
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
South Wales

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 63 (51.64%) Finance
2 45 (36.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (36.89%) Banking
3 40 (32.79%) Business Analysis
4 33 (27.05%) UML
5 18 (14.75%) ISEB
6 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
7 14 (11.48%) Change Management
8 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
8 12 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (9.02%) CRM
9 11 (9.02%) MS Office
10 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
10 10 (8.20%) Scrum
11 9 (7.38%) J2EE
11 9 (7.38%) Project Management
12 8 (6.56%) SOA
12 8 (6.56%) MS Visio
12 8 (6.56%) Migration
13 7 (5.74%) Degree
13 7 (5.74%) Test Scripting
13 7 (5.74%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (5.74%) Document Management
13 7 (5.74%) SQL
14 6 (4.92%) .NET
14 6 (4.92%) OO
14 6 (4.92%) MS Project
14 6 (4.92%) CCA
14 6 (4.92%) TestDirector

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.10%) CMS
2 5 (4.10%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.28%) Lync
3 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.02%) MS Office
2 11 (9.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.56%) MS Visio
4 6 (4.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.64%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.64%) JIRA
2 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (51.64%) Finance
2 45 (36.89%) Banking
3 2 (1.64%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Back Office
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) J2EE
2 6 (4.92%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) AS400
2 4 (3.28%) GIS
3 3 (2.46%) Social Media
4 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (32.79%) Business Analysis
3 33 (27.05%) UML
4 14 (11.48%) Change Management
5 12 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (9.02%) CRM
7 10 (8.20%) Scrum
8 9 (7.38%) Project Management
9 8 (6.56%) SOA
9 8 (6.56%) Migration
10 7 (5.74%) Document Management
10 7 (5.74%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.92%) OO
11 6 (4.92%) TDD
11 6 (4.92%) Content Management
11 6 (4.92%) Validation
11 6 (4.92%) BDD
11 6 (4.92%) Use Case
12 4 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (3.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.74%) SQL
2 3 (2.46%) Java
2 3 (2.46%) Scala
3 1 (0.82%) VB
3 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (14.75%) ISEB
2 7 (5.74%) Degree
3 6 (4.92%) CCA
4 2 (1.64%) PMP
4 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle
4 3 (2.46%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.64%) Informatica
6 1 (0.82%) Teradata
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