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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 30 25
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 23 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 7.01% 3.20% 5.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 4.17% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 17
Median daily rate £375 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £185 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year +17.54% -35.54%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 289 216 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 88.11% 76.87% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 163 222
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £243 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 9
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £23.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 27 June 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 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.00%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) XML
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 8 (22.22%) Service Management
4 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (19.44%) Fiorano
5 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Banking
5 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
5 7 (19.44%) User Stories
5 7 (19.44%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (16.67%) HL7
6 6 (16.67%) Release Management
6 6 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
6 6 (16.67%) JCAPS
6 6 (16.67%) IBM
6 6 (16.67%) XSLT
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.67%) InterSystems
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
7 5 (13.89%) Retail
7 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
7 5 (13.89%) QA

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 7 (19.44%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 6 (16.67%) JCAPS
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Billing
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Analyst
2 27 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Banking Business Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Agile Requirements Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) XML
2 6 (16.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (16.67%) XSLT
3 3 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.78%) Velocity
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
3 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Service Management
2 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) Regulatory Compliance
3 7 (19.44%) User Stories
4 6 (16.67%) Release Management
4 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
5 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
7 3 (8.33%) Data Strategy
7 3 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C++
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
3 4 (11.11%) ISEB
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CBAP
5 1 (2.78%) CISA
5 1 (2.78%) CISM
5 1 (2.78%) CISSP
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) HL7
2 5 (13.89%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) GDPR
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Fiorano
2 6 (16.67%) IBM
2 6 (16.67%) InterSystems
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Thunderhead
5 1 (2.78%) CA Agile Central
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