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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 68 79 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.46% 23.58% 26.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.28% 24.09% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 65 84
Median daily rate £325 £342 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.97% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
269 328 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.76% 97.91% 98.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 265 291
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -28.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 46 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.91%) Finance
3 37 (20.11%) SQL
4 36 (19.57%) Business Analysis
5 35 (19.02%) Migration
6 33 (17.93%) Microsoft
7 30 (16.30%) ISEB
8 29 (15.76%) ITIL
8 29 (15.76%) MS Excel
9 26 (14.13%) Windows
10 22 (11.96%) Project Management
11 20 (10.87%) MS Visio
11 20 (10.87%) ISTQB
11 20 (10.87%) Translating Business Requirements
12 19 (10.33%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (10.33%) Selenium
12 19 (10.33%) Software Testing
13 18 (9.78%) ITSM
14 17 (9.24%) XML
14 17 (9.24%) Software Engineering
14 17 (9.24%) Test Scripting
14 17 (9.24%) Windows 7
15 16 (8.70%) Active Directory
15 16 (8.70%) Service Management
16 15 (8.15%) NHS
16 15 (8.15%) PRINCE2
16 15 (8.15%) MS Office
16 15 (8.15%) Data Migration
16 15 (8.15%) Degree
16 15 (8.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 (2.72%) MQSeries
1 5 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.17%) JBoss
2 4 (2.17%) SAS
2 4 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.63%) CMS
3 3 (1.63%) IIS
4 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (15.76%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.87%) MS Visio
3 15 (8.15%) MS Office
4 10 (5.43%) MS Project
5 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.09%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) LAN
1 5 (2.72%) SAN
1 5 (2.72%) WAN
2 3 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.89%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.26%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.72%) MS Access
4 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.17%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.09%) Biml
7 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.54%) MySQL
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (10.33%) Selenium
2 10 (5.43%) JMeter
3 8 (4.35%) HP UFT
3 8 (4.35%) JIRA
4 6 (3.26%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.26%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.72%) JUnit
5 5 (2.72%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.17%) Burp Suite
6 4 (2.17%) DbUnit
6 4 (2.17%) Spock
7 3 (1.63%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.09%) Subversion
8 2 (1.09%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.54%) QAComplete
9 1 (0.54%) TestNG
9 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (23.91%) Finance
2 10 (5.43%) Banking
3 4 (2.17%) Retail
3 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.09%) Marketing
5 2 (1.09%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.54%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.24%) XML
2 13 (7.07%) HTML
3 6 (3.26%) .NET
4 5 (2.72%) Gherkin
4 5 (2.72%) SOAP
5 4 (2.17%) jQuery
5 4 (2.17%) JSTS
6 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) NHS
2 12 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.43%) Statistics
4 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.35%) CMDB
6 7 (3.80%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.72%) AS400
7 5 (2.72%) iPad
8 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.09%) Informatics
8 2 (1.09%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.54%) IVR
9 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.13%) Windows
2 17 (9.24%) Windows 7
3 13 (7.07%) Windows XP
4 6 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.17%) Linux
6 3 (1.63%) Unix
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.57%) Business Analysis
3 35 (19.02%) Migration
4 29 (15.76%) ITIL
5 22 (11.96%) Project Management
6 20 (10.87%) Translating Business Requirements
7 19 (10.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 19 (10.33%) Software Testing
8 18 (9.78%) ITSM
9 17 (9.24%) Software Engineering
9 17 (9.24%) Test Scripting
10 16 (8.70%) Service Management
11 15 (8.15%) Data Migration
11 15 (8.15%) PRINCE2
11 15 (8.15%) SDLC
12 14 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (7.07%) Test Strategy
13 13 (7.07%) Validation
14 12 (6.52%) Functional Testing
14 12 (6.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 37 (20.11%) SQL
2 9 (4.89%) Java
3 7 (3.80%) C
4 5 (2.72%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.17%) VBA
6 3 (1.63%) C#
7 2 (1.09%) JCL
7 2 (1.09%) Korn
7 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (16.30%) ISEB
2 20 (10.87%) ISTQB
3 15 (8.15%) Degree
3 15 (8.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.43%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.63%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) HL7
2 8 (4.35%) QA
3 6 (3.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.26%) SCCM
3 3 (1.63%) BMC Marimba
3 3 (1.63%) WSUS
4 2 (1.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 33 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.43%) HP
2 10 (5.43%) SAP
3 9 (4.89%) Oracle
4 6 (3.26%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.72%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.17%) BMC
7 3 (1.63%) Avaya
7 3 (1.63%) Canon
7 3 (1.63%) comScore
7 3 (1.63%) IBM
7 3 (1.63%) Remedy
8 2 (1.09%) Alterian
8 2 (1.09%) Apple
8 2 (1.09%) BT
8 2 (1.09%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.09%) NICE Systems
8 2 (1.09%) PlateSpin
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.09%) VMware
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