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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 1 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 70 84 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.83% 18.75% 32.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.22% 19.13% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 76 99
Median daily rate £369 £338 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.75 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% +6.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.95 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £15.55 £16.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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
267 439 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.52% 97.99% 98.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 361 283
Median daily rate £375 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.00 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 57 (41.61%) Finance
2 41 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (25.55%) Business Analysis
4 30 (21.90%) SQL
5 29 (21.17%) ISEB
6 22 (16.06%) Selenium
7 19 (13.87%) SDLC
7 19 (13.87%) Windows
8 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
9 14 (10.22%) ITIL
9 14 (10.22%) Migration
9 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
10 13 (9.49%) Project Management
10 13 (9.49%) Software Testing
11 12 (8.76%) ISTQB
11 12 (8.76%) Test Scripting
11 12 (8.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (8.76%) JMeter
11 12 (8.76%) Translating Business Requirements
12 11 (8.03%) MS Visio
12 11 (8.03%) User Stories
12 11 (8.03%) Windows 7
12 11 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (7.30%) QA
13 10 (7.30%) Data Migration
13 10 (7.30%) Data Mapping
13 10 (7.30%) Test Strategy
14 9 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.57%) MS Office

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 3 (2.19%) CMS
1 3 (2.19%) SAS
2 2 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.46%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.73%) Confluence
3 1 (0.73%) IIS
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.03%) MS Visio
2 9 (6.57%) MS Office
3 8 (5.84%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.73%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (0.73%) SAP HR
1 1 (0.73%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.73%) Firewall
2 1 (0.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) VPN
2 1 (0.73%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.65%) MS Access
4 3 (2.19%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.46%) Biml
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.73%) MySQL
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (16.06%) Selenium
2 12 (8.76%) JMeter
3 8 (5.84%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.92%) HP UFT
4 4 (2.92%) WinRunner
5 3 (2.19%) JIRA
5 3 (2.19%) JUnit
6 2 (1.46%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.73%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.73%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.73%) Subversion
7 1 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.73%) TestNG
7 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 57 (41.61%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Legal
3 3 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.73%) Local Government
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
5 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) Gherkin
2 2 (1.46%) XML
3 1 (0.73%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) RESTful
3 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.11%) NHS
2 5 (3.65%) Statistics
3 4 (2.92%) AS400
3 4 (2.92%) iPad
3 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.46%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.73%) Fintech
5 1 (0.73%) Informatics
5 1 (0.73%) IVR
5 1 (0.73%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.73%) PKI
5 1 (0.73%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.73%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.87%) Windows
2 11 (8.03%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.84%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.92%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) Unix
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (25.55%) Business Analysis
3 19 (13.87%) SDLC
4 14 (10.22%) ITIL
4 14 (10.22%) Migration
4 14 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.49%) Project Management
5 13 (9.49%) Software Testing
6 12 (8.76%) Test Scripting
6 12 (8.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (8.03%) User Stories
8 10 (7.30%) Data Mapping
8 10 (7.30%) Data Migration
8 10 (7.30%) Test Strategy
9 9 (6.57%) Change Management
9 9 (6.57%) Scrum
9 9 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (5.84%) ITSM
11 7 (5.11%) Information Security
11 7 (5.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (21.90%) SQL
2 9 (6.57%) Java
3 3 (2.19%) C#
3 3 (2.19%) VBA
4 2 (1.46%) C
5 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (21.17%) ISEB
2 12 (8.76%) ISTQB
2 12 (8.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.46%) Degree
4 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.73%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) Nessus
2 1 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.11%) HP
2 7 (5.11%) SAP
3 4 (2.92%) Oracle
4 3 (2.19%) Avaya
5 2 (1.46%) Alterian
5 2 (1.46%) Apple
5 2 (1.46%) Canon
5 2 (1.46%) Citrix
5 2 (1.46%) NICE Systems
5 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.73%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco
6 1 (0.73%) F5
6 1 (0.73%) ScanSafe
6 1 (0.73%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.73%) Splunk
6 1 (0.73%) Symantec
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