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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 21 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Analytics 25 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.46% 2.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.45% 3.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £478 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.70% -
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 £21.00 £29.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-28.20% +77.27%
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
296 209 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.49% 70.13% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 143 110
Average daily rate £350 £340 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £9.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £19.17 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) MS Office
4 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) HTML
5 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 6 (22.22%) SAS
6 5 (18.52%) Workflow
6 5 (18.52%) AS400
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) HP
6 5 (18.52%) ISEB
6 5 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
6 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
6 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (14.81%) CSS3
7 4 (14.81%) HTML5
7 4 (14.81%) OOP
8 3 (11.11%) Python
8 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
8 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
8 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
8 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (22.22%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) SPSS
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) SAP SRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Intranet
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) Spotfire
3 1 (3.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.70%) QUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.70%) Grunt
4 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
4 1 (3.70%) Sinon.JS
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 4 (14.81%) HTML5
2 4 (14.81%) CSS3
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) CAML
3 2 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) XSL
3 2 (7.41%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) AS400
2 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.41%) New Media
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.70%) W3C
4 1 (3.70%) Streaming Video
4 1 (3.70%) Interactive TV
4 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Workflow
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) OOP
5 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Web Analytics
5 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
6 2 (7.41%) BDD
6 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Coaching
7 1 (3.70%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Google
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau
4 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Cognos
4 1 (3.70%) Progress
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