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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 33 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Analytics 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.00% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £40.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +52.38%
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
196 255 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.40% 77.74% 67.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 181 70
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.83 £105.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.02% +536.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £52.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £105.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 9 (30.00%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
5 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (20.00%) Workflow
6 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (16.67%) SAS
6 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) MySQL
6 5 (16.67%) Perl
6 5 (16.67%) AS400
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (16.67%) ISEB
6 5 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.33%) Python
7 4 (13.33%) UNIX
7 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
7 4 (13.33%) Digital Media

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Zope
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.67%) MS Project
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (16.67%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.33%) Spotfire
6 1 (3.33%) QlikView
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.33%) SAP BW
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Microstrategy Developer
6 2 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) HTML5
1 2 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (3.33%) Catalyst
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) CPAN
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) XMPP
2 1 (3.33%) Django
2 1 (3.33%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) AS400
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.67%) New Media
3 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.33%) Interactive TV
4 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) Workflow
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (16.67%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Web Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Video Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) MapReduce
7 2 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Customer Insight
7 2 (6.67%) Marketing Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) Data Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) Change Management
7 2 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.33%) VBA
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) C
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISEB
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (6.67%) Progress
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Avaya
5 1 (3.33%) Cognos
5 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.33%) Google
5 1 (3.33%) Zend
5 1 (3.33%) Tableau