The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 38 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.12% 1.65% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.42% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
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£350 £356 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-21.39% +4.28%
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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
258 165 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.18% 67.90% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 105 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £10.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +76.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Data Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis across the Cardiff region.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Data Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis across the Cardiff region.

Data Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) ETL
2 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
3 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (26.32%) DTS
4 5 (26.32%) Business Objects
4 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
4 5 (26.32%) SAS
4 5 (26.32%) Cognos
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (26.32%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos Report Studio
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (21.05%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Cognos Powerplay
5 4 (21.05%) Star Schema
5 4 (21.05%) VB
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) GIS
6 3 (15.79%) Data Mart
6 3 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (26.32%) DTS
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (21.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 4 (21.05%) Cognos Report Studio
4 4 (21.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Cognos Transformer
4 4 (21.05%) Cognos Powerplay
4 4 (21.05%) Star Schema
5 3 (15.79%) Data Mart
6 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
6 2 (10.53%) MySQL
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
7 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
General
1 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Business Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Tapestry
1 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) GIS
2 2 (10.53%) New Media
2 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
2 2 (10.53%) Taxonomies
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) CCTV
3 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.53%) Web Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Marketing Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (21.05%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Business Objects
1 5 (26.32%) Cognos
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) ESRI