Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Agile Business Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 47 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 +35 -19
Contract jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 7 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.14% 1.46% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.48% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -2.85%
10th Percentile £361 £399 £299
90th Percentile £443 £528 £391
South Wales median daily rate £413 £420 £350
% change year-on-year -1.79% +20.00% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate £43.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 590 540 854
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 98.36% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 406 697
Cardiff median daily rate £363 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +9.65% -2.29%
10th Percentile £163 £173 £210
90th Percentile £500 £525 £461
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 22
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.68 £9.78
90th Percentile £24.33 £35.98 £21.35
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.59% +16.67%

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Agile Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (14.29%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
5 1 (14.29%) Trello
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Banking

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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Trello
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft