The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 41 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.88% 1.70% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.83% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £410 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
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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
361 219 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.78% 93.19% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 129 133
Average daily rate £350 £309 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.36% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 12
Average hourly rate £11.50 £18.97 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.37% +28.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.17 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the Cardiff region.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the Cardiff region.

Senior Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) QA
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Line Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Retail
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 1 (5.88%) SAS
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) SQL
7 1 (5.88%) CCA

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Line Management
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) CCA
2 1 (5.88%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Good dependant on skills
Posted: 6 days ago