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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 30 49 27
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Contract jobs citing Analytics 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.28% 1.01% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 1.20% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
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£388 £150 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.85 £21.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.64% -32.00%
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
226 332 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.48% 83.63% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 234 76
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £11.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +137.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £27.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) SAS
2 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 6 (35.29%) DevOps
3 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Python
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 5 (29.41%) Credit Risk
4 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Video Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
6 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) UNIX
7 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle
7 2 (11.76%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (11.76%) LAMP
7 2 (11.76%) Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (11.76%) Financial Analysis

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (41.18%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) Zope
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 5 (29.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data
5 1 (5.88%) Base SAS
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Microstrategy Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) Catalyst
2 1 (5.88%) XMPP
2 1 (5.88%) Django
2 1 (5.88%) Mason
2 1 (5.88%) CPAN
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Credit Risk
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Video Analytics
3 3 (17.65%) MapReduce
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Marketing Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) CHAID
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 5 (29.41%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Groovy
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (5.88%) Zend
2 1 (5.88%) Avaya
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP