Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 34 19
Rank change year-on-year -17 -15 +21
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 34 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.82% 4.61% 7.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 5.36% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 44
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% -5.66%
10th Percentile £334 £325 £263
90th Percentile £600 £438 £493
South Wales median daily rate £444 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +10.94% +6.67% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £36.98

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 788 522 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 88.44% 85.86% 85.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 360 379
Cardiff median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £170 £187
90th Percentile £580 £489 £525
South Wales median daily rate £418 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +10.60% -5.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 18
Cardiff median hourly rate £12.88 £17.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% +14.52% -1.59%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.25 £31.50 £35.98
South Wales median hourly rate £16.57 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -10.46% -1.33% +17.19%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (32.35%) Project Management
3 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (29.41%) Change Management
5 9 (26.47%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
5 9 (26.47%) User Stories
6 8 (23.53%) Big Data
6 8 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) Data Science
7 6 (17.65%) NHS
7 6 (17.65%) Finance
7 6 (17.65%) Scrum
7 6 (17.65%) Machine Learning
8 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.76%) .NET
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
10 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (8.82%) HTML5
10 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
10 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
10 3 (8.82%) Ajax
10 3 (8.82%) jQuery
10 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (8.82%) SDLC
10 3 (8.82%) SQL Server

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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Big Data
2 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.94%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) Power BI
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Analyst
2 26 (76.47%) Business Analyst
3 12 (35.29%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (35.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) EDI Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Product Owner
6 1 (2.94%) Software Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
2 3 (8.82%) Ajax
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) HTML5
2 3 (8.82%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.65%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Interactive TV
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) New Media
3 1 (2.94%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (32.35%) Project Management
4 10 (29.41%) Change Management
5 9 (26.47%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (26.47%) User Stories
6 8 (23.53%) Data Science
6 8 (23.53%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (17.65%) Machine Learning
7 6 (17.65%) Scrum
8 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
10 3 (8.82%) SDLC
10 3 (8.82%) SOA
11 2 (5.88%) Analytics
11 2 (5.88%) Line Management
11 2 (5.88%) Software Delivery
11 2 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
11 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) GDPR
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Facebook
2 1 (2.94%) Google
2 1 (2.94%) SAP