The median contractor rate for a Banking Business Analyst was £344 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.

Business Analyst - Banking
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 39 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Banking Business Analyst 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.23% 0.35% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 0.36% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £344 £405 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.18% +18.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £405 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £405 £342
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -0.50% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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%  

Banking Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking Business Analyst in Cardiff

Banking Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking Business Analyst in Cardiff

Banking Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

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

1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) Velocity
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber

Banking 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 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central