Period
to 19 March 2019

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 19 March 2019 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 32 19
Rank change year-on-year -17 -13 +24
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 27 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.11% 5.01% 7.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 5.68% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 48
Cardiff median daily rate £509 £425 £302
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.71% +40.73% -13.71%
10th Percentile £313 £316 £180
90th Percentile £600 £487 £450
South Wales median daily rate £488 £425 £320
% change year-on-year +14.71% +32.81% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - £30.00 £54.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -44.44% +14.89%
South Wales median hourly rate - £69.00 £50.50
% change year-on-year - +36.63% +6.79%

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 735 669 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 84.78% 88.14% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 460 451
Cardiff median daily rate £425 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.48% -1.61% +10.71%
10th Percentile £282 £190 £175
90th Percentile £638 £488 £538
South Wales median daily rate £425 £396 £400
% change year-on-year +7.26% -0.94% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 16
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -16.67% +61.54%
10th Percentile £15.05 £13.00 £13.25
90th Percentile £44.70 £25.13 £40.00
South Wales median hourly rate £23.25 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -22.52% -7.69% +85.71%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019, 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 11 (40.74%) Project Management
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Change Management
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (29.63%) Data Science
4 8 (29.63%) Big Data
5 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (25.93%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) NHS
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Machine Learning
7 5 (18.52%) User Stories
7 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Decision-Making
8 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (11.11%) Power BI
9 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (7.41%) Scrum
10 2 (7.41%) Informatics
10 2 (7.41%) .NET
10 2 (7.41%) OLAP
10 2 (7.41%) OLTP
10 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2

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:

Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Big Data
2 7 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (11.11%) Power BI
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.41%) OLAP
4 2 (7.41%) OLTP
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Analyst
2 18 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 11 (40.74%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (37.04%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Report Writer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Web Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (40.74%) Project Management
2 10 (37.04%) Change Management
3 9 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (29.63%) Data Science
5 7 (25.93%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Machine Learning
7 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) User Stories
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Decision-Making
8 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (7.41%) Analytics
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (7.41%) ETL
10 2 (7.41%) Line Management
10 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
10 2 (7.41%) Scrum
10 2 (7.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe
2 1 (3.70%) Facebook
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle