The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 77 94 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.64% 24.16% 30.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.21% 24.74% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 82 95
Median daily rate £325 £342 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% -2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £202 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
Analyst
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 380 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.92% 97.69% 98.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 308 275
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (30.82%) Finance
2 45 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (23.27%) SQL
4 36 (22.64%) ISEB
4 36 (22.64%) Business Analysis
5 25 (15.72%) Migration
6 24 (15.09%) Selenium
7 23 (14.47%) Windows
8 22 (13.84%) Translating Business Requirements
9 20 (12.58%) SDLC
9 20 (12.58%) Microsoft
10 18 (11.32%) ITIL
11 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (10.69%) Data Migration
12 16 (10.06%) Software Engineering
12 16 (10.06%) Windows 7
13 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
14 14 (8.81%) Degree
15 13 (8.18%) Test Scripting
15 13 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (8.18%) Test Strategy
15 13 (8.18%) JMeter
16 12 (7.55%) Non-Functional Testing
16 12 (7.55%) ISTQB
17 11 (6.92%) Software Testing
17 11 (6.92%) User Stories
17 11 (6.92%) ITSM
17 11 (6.92%) Windows XP
17 11 (6.92%) MS Visio
17 11 (6.92%) Java

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (3.14%) MQSeries
2 4 (2.52%) JBoss
2 4 (2.52%) SAS
2 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.89%) CMS
4 2 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.26%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (6.92%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) LAN
1 5 (3.14%) SAN
1 5 (3.14%) WAN
2 3 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.14%) MS Access
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.89%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.26%) Biml
7 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) MySQL
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (15.09%) Selenium
2 13 (8.18%) JMeter
3 8 (5.03%) JIRA
4 6 (3.77%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.77%) HP UFT
4 6 (3.77%) JUnit
5 4 (2.52%) Burp Suite
5 4 (2.52%) DbUnit
5 4 (2.52%) Spock
5 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.52%) WinRunner
6 2 (1.26%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.26%) Subversion
6 2 (1.26%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.63%) QAComplete
7 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.63%) TestNG
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 49 (30.82%) Finance
2 7 (4.40%) Banking
3 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.89%) Legal
4 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.26%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.66%) XML
2 8 (5.03%) Gherkin
3 6 (3.77%) .NET
3 6 (3.77%) HTML
4 5 (3.14%) SOAP
5 4 (2.52%) jQuery
5 4 (2.52%) JSTS
6 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) NHS
2 7 (4.40%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.77%) Statistics
4 5 (3.14%) AS400
4 5 (3.14%) iPad
5 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.89%) CMDB
7 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.26%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.63%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.63%) Informatics
8 1 (0.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.47%) Windows
2 16 (10.06%) Windows 7
3 11 (6.92%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.52%) Linux
6 3 (1.89%) Unix
7 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (22.64%) Business Analysis
3 25 (15.72%) Migration
4 22 (13.84%) Translating Business Requirements
5 20 (12.58%) SDLC
6 18 (11.32%) ITIL
7 17 (10.69%) Data Migration
7 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (10.06%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.18%) Test Scripting
9 13 (8.18%) Test Strategy
10 12 (7.55%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (6.92%) ITSM
11 11 (6.92%) Software Testing
11 11 (6.92%) User Stories
12 10 (6.29%) Data Mapping
12 10 (6.29%) Scrum
12 10 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (6.29%) Workflow
13 9 (5.66%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 37 (23.27%) SQL
2 11 (6.92%) Java
3 7 (4.40%) C
4 5 (3.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.52%) VBA
6 3 (1.89%) C#
7 2 (1.26%) JCL
7 2 (1.26%) Korn
7 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (22.64%) ISEB
2 14 (8.81%) Degree
3 12 (7.55%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.03%) HP
2 8 (5.03%) Oracle
2 8 (5.03%) SAP
3 5 (3.14%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.89%) Avaya
4 3 (1.89%) Canon
5 2 (1.26%) Alterian
5 2 (1.26%) Apple
5 2 (1.26%) BT
5 2 (1.26%) CA
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco
5 2 (1.26%) Citrix
5 2 (1.26%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.26%) NICE Systems
5 2 (1.26%) PlateSpin
5 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.26%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.26%) VMware
5 2 (1.26%) Xerox
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