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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 82 48 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.53% 17.71% 23.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.84% 18.32% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 35 64
Median daily rate £331 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £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
359 262 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.63% 96.68% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 201 242
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 44 (22.22%) Finance
2 41 (20.71%) Migration
2 41 (20.71%) Business Analysis
3 39 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (19.19%) ITIL
4 38 (19.19%) MS Excel
4 38 (19.19%) Microsoft
5 37 (18.69%) Windows
6 36 (18.18%) SQL
7 27 (13.64%) MS Office
8 26 (13.13%) MS Visio
9 23 (11.62%) ISEB
9 23 (11.62%) Project Management
9 23 (11.62%) Windows 7
10 22 (11.11%) Service Management
11 21 (10.61%) Translating Business Requirements
12 20 (10.10%) Active Directory
12 20 (10.10%) ISTQB
13 19 (9.60%) ITSM
14 18 (9.09%) Validation
14 18 (9.09%) XML
14 18 (9.09%) Statistics
15 17 (8.59%) Software Engineering
15 17 (8.59%) PRINCE2
15 17 (8.59%) Windows XP
15 17 (8.59%) Non-Functional Testing
16 16 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (8.08%) NHS
17 15 (7.58%) V-Model
17 15 (7.58%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (3.54%) JBoss
1 7 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.53%) MQSeries
3 5 (2.53%) SAS
4 3 (1.52%) Apache
5 2 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (19.19%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.64%) MS Office
3 26 (13.13%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.05%) MS Project
5 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.51%) Unica
3 1 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.03%) LAN
1 6 (3.03%) WAN
2 5 (2.53%) SAN
3 3 (1.52%) DNS
3 3 (1.52%) HTTP
3 3 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.51%) Wireless
4 1 (0.51%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.02%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.52%) MS Access
5 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) JIRA
1 8 (4.04%) Selenium
2 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.03%) HP UFT
3 6 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.02%) Burp Suite
4 4 (2.02%) DbUnit
4 4 (2.02%) JMeter
4 4 (2.02%) JUnit
4 4 (2.02%) Spock
5 3 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.52%) Maven
5 3 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.52%) Subversion
6 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.01%) QAComplete
7 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (22.22%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Banking
3 6 (3.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.02%) Marketing
5 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.01%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.09%) XML
2 14 (7.07%) HTML
3 9 (4.55%) .NET
4 5 (2.53%) SOAP
5 4 (2.02%) jQuery
5 4 (2.02%) JSTS
6 3 (1.52%) J2EE
6 3 (1.52%) Middleware
7 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.09%) Statistics
2 16 (8.08%) NHS
3 15 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.06%) CMDB
5 10 (5.05%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.04%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.03%) Social Media
8 3 (1.52%) iPad
9 2 (1.01%) AS400
9 2 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.01%) Informatics
9 2 (1.01%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.51%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.69%) Windows
2 23 (11.62%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.59%) Windows XP
4 7 (3.54%) Linux
4 7 (3.54%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.02%) Unix
7 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.71%) Business Analysis
1 41 (20.71%) Migration
2 39 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.19%) ITIL
4 23 (11.62%) Project Management
5 22 (11.11%) Service Management
6 21 (10.61%) Translating Business Requirements
7 19 (9.60%) ITSM
8 18 (9.09%) Validation
9 17 (8.59%) Non-Functional Testing
9 17 (8.59%) PRINCE2
9 17 (8.59%) Software Engineering
10 16 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (7.58%) V-Model
12 14 (7.07%) Software Testing
13 13 (6.57%) Data Migration
13 13 (6.57%) Waterfall
14 12 (6.06%) Test Scripting
15 11 (5.56%) Release Management
15 11 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.18%) SQL
2 7 (3.54%) Java
3 6 (3.03%) C
4 5 (2.53%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.01%) JCL
5 2 (1.01%) Korn
5 2 (1.01%) VBA
6 1 (0.51%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) RPG
6 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (11.62%) ISEB
2 20 (10.10%) ISTQB
3 14 (7.07%) Degree
4 11 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (3.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.51%) CCNA
8 1 (0.51%) CCNP
8 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.05%) HL7
2 7 (3.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.54%) QA
3 5 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (4.55%) SCCM
2 4 (2.02%) BMC Marimba
2 4 (2.02%) WSUS
3 2 (1.01%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (19.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.05%) comScore
2 10 (5.05%) Oracle
2 10 (5.05%) SAP
3 9 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 7 (3.54%) HP
5 5 (2.53%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.53%) BMC
5 5 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.02%) IBM
6 4 (2.02%) Remedy
7 3 (1.52%) Canon
7 3 (1.52%) Cisco
7 3 (1.52%) Facebook
7 3 (1.52%) Twitter
8 2 (1.01%) BT
8 2 (1.01%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.01%) PlateSpin
8 2 (1.01%) VMware
8 2 (1.01%) Xerox
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