Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Analysis
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 20 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 28 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.71% 7.21% 5.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 8.66% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 41 41
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -1.90% +5.33%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £300
90th Percentile £438 £500 £450
South Wales median daily rate £385 £394 £400
% change year-on-year -2.22% -1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £51.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £47.25 £36.98 -
% change year-on-year +27.79% - -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 514 462 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.53% 83.24% 81.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 376 588
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £188 £225
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +2.52% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.90 £36.55 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year +5.56% +13.39% +9.48%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Cardiff

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Cardiff

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Cardiff over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Cardiff

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.00%) User Stories
5 6 (21.43%) Banking
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Migration
6 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.29%) HL7
7 4 (14.29%) Release Management
7 4 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 4 (14.29%) JCAPS
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 4 (14.29%) C++
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.29%) SOAP
7 4 (14.29%) XML
7 4 (14.29%) XSLT
7 4 (14.29%) InterSystems
7 4 (14.29%) Service Management
7 4 (14.29%) IBM
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 4 (14.29%) Fiorano
7 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
7 4 (14.29%) Degree

Business Analysis
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 4 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (14.29%) JCAPS
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Analyst
2 21 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Change Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (14.29%) SOAP
1 4 (14.29%) XML
1 4 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
1 1 (3.57%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) User Stories
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Release Management
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Business Process Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) CRM
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) R
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) IIBA
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) HL7
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Fiorano
1 4 (14.29%) IBM
1 4 (14.29%) InterSystems
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.29%) VMware