The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis
Rank 38 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.04% 2.43% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 3.39% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
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£401 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £363 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £363 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +1.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
300 177 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.92% 71.66% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 119 89
Average daily rate £375 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Data Analysis
South Wales

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
4 2 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Maven
5 1 (12.50%) Tapestry
5 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management

Data Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 1 (12.50%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Propensity Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle