The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £345 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.

Senior Business Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.31% - 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £345 - £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
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%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in Cardiff

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in Cardiff

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

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

1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) HL7
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (40.00%) JCAPS
3 2 (40.00%) Fiorano
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) InterSystems
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) CBAP
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Fintech

Senior 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 2 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (40.00%) JCAPS
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Fiorano
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) InterSystems
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Thunderhead