The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank - 38 19
Contract jobs citing Statistics 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.35% 5.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.27% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Average daily rate
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- £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +27.27%
Statistics
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
108 79 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.98% 27.34% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 46 45
Average daily rate £350 £330 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.97 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.64% -70.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Statistics across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Statistics
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (16.67%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) SPSS
3 1 (16.67%) CHAID
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Statistics 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 Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SPSS Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (16.67%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) CHAID
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) HP