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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analytics
Rank 31 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Analytics 25 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.02% 3.55% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.94% 4.93% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 1
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £28.74 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-48.68% -8.75%
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
360 223 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 86.75% 71.94% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 170 132
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% -76.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
2 10 (24.39%) Scrum
2 10 (24.39%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) CSS
2 10 (24.39%) Statistics
2 10 (24.39%) comScore
3 9 (21.95%) CSS3
3 9 (21.95%) Android
3 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
3 9 (21.95%) HTML5
3 9 (21.95%) OOP
3 9 (21.95%) TDD
3 9 (21.95%) Subversion
4 8 (19.51%) OO
4 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
4 8 (19.51%) Ajax
4 8 (19.51%) jQuery
4 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (19.51%) QUnit
4 8 (19.51%) Jasmine
4 8 (19.51%) Sinon.JS
4 8 (19.51%) RequireJS
5 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
5 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (17.07%) MapReduce
5 7 (17.07%) Hudson
5 7 (17.07%) Video Analytics
5 7 (17.07%) Hadoop

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (9.76%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
1 5 (12.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Hadoop
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
1 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.32%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
1 9 (21.95%) Subversion
2 8 (19.51%) Jasmine
2 8 (19.51%) QUnit
2 8 (19.51%) Sinon.JS
3 7 (17.07%) Hudson
3 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.20%) JIRA
4 5 (12.20%) Trac
General
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
1 3 (7.32%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Business Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) HTML CSS Developer
4 4 (9.76%) HTML Developer
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) CSS
1 10 (24.39%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) CSS3
2 9 (21.95%) HTML5
3 8 (19.51%) Ajax
3 8 (19.51%) jQuery
3 8 (19.51%) RequireJS
4 5 (12.20%) Gherkin
4 5 (12.20%) RESTful
4 5 (12.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Statistics
2 6 (14.63%) Social Media
3 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.20%) W3C
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.44%) Psychology
6 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Android
2 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
3 7 (17.07%) Linux
3 7 (17.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Scrum
2 10 (24.39%) Software Engineering
3 9 (21.95%) OOP
3 9 (21.95%) TDD
4 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (19.51%) OO
5 7 (17.07%) MapReduce
5 7 (17.07%) Video Analytics
6 6 (14.63%) Data Analytics
6 6 (14.63%) DevOps
7 5 (12.20%) BDD
7 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.20%) MVC
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) SOA
8 4 (9.76%) Coaching
8 4 (9.76%) Data Architecture
8 4 (9.76%) Data Governance
8 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.07%) Perl
3 4 (9.76%) PHP
3 4 (9.76%) Python
3 4 (9.76%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) comScore
2 3 (7.32%) Facebook
2 3 (7.32%) Twitter