The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Agile Business Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 41
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8  
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.31% 2.43% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 2.51% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £375
% change year-on-year - +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.48% +14.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 313 279 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 96.01% 96.88% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 192 251
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.63 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in Cardiff

Agile Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Business Analyst in Cardiff

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Agile 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 Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) Velocity
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (33.33%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) Trello
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Trello
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA Agile Central