The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 22 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing Analytics 23 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.08% 1.62% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.16% 2.35% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 1
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£350 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £21.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.45% +25.00%
Analytics
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
251 170 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.23% 68.83% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 110 118
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £10.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +76.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics.

1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Project Management
4 9 (27.27%) MS Office
5 8 (24.24%) SAS
6 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
6 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.18%) CSS
7 6 (18.18%) Workflow
8 5 (15.15%) HP
8 5 (15.15%) ISEB
8 5 (15.15%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (15.15%) AS400
8 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) TDD
8 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (12.12%) OOP
9 4 (12.12%) Credit Risk
9 4 (12.12%) HTML5
9 4 (12.12%) CSS3
9 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
9 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.09%) MS Project

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Analytics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) SAS
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (9.09%) MS Project
4 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP SRM
1 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Intranet
1 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.03%) QlikView
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) BigQuery
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Subversion
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) QUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.03%) Grunt
4 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
4 1 (3.03%) Sinon.JS
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Data Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Coordinator
6 2 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Microstrategy Developer
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Head of Business Intelligence
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) CSS
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) HTML5
2 4 (12.12%) CSS3
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) CAML
3 2 (6.06%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) XSL
3 2 (6.06%) XSLT
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) AS400
2 4 (12.12%) Credit Risk
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
4 2 (6.06%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.06%) New Media
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Streaming Video
5 1 (3.03%) Interactive TV
5 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Social Network
5 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Android
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Software Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Workflow
4 5 (15.15%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) OOP
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Web Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) BDD
7 2 (6.06%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) Data Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.06%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.06%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Progress
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau