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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Analytics
Rank 39 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing Analytics 15 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.50% 1.35% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 1.76% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 3
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£400 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £408 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year
+42.10% -60.41%
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
343 284 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.14% 76.76% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 218 154
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) SAS
2 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
4 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.83%) MySQL
4 5 (20.83%) Perl
4 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Video Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 3 (12.50%) MapReduce
6 3 (12.50%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) GIS
6 3 (12.50%) UNIX
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) LAMP
7 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
7 2 (8.33%) Degree

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (29.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) ColdFusion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
1 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (12.50%) GIS
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps
4 4 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Video Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.67%) Web Analytics
4 4 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) MapReduce
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) Business Development
7 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) SAP
1 1 (4.17%) Informatica
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