The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 92 108 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.66% 18.18% 27.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.01% 18.88% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 86 119
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £196 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
- +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Median hourly rate £13.25 £11.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% -38.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £16.45 £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
Analyst
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
484 572 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.17% 96.30% 97.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 425 407
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 22
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £16.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 73 £325 -4.97% 12
Newport -2 12 £325 -10.34% 3
Caerphilly +1 1 - -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 65 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (29.11%) Finance
3 45 (21.13%) SQL
4 42 (19.72%) Business Analysis
5 39 (18.31%) ISEB
6 30 (14.08%) Migration
7 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
7 28 (13.15%) Windows
8 26 (12.21%) Selenium
8 26 (12.21%) Translating Business Requirements
9 24 (11.27%) ITIL
10 22 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (10.33%) SDLC
11 19 (8.92%) Active Directory
11 19 (8.92%) Windows 7
12 17 (7.98%) Software Engineering
12 17 (7.98%) Data Migration
13 16 (7.51%) Degree
13 16 (7.51%) Project Management
14 15 (7.04%) User Stories
14 15 (7.04%) ITSM
14 15 (7.04%) JMeter
14 15 (7.04%) Use Case
14 15 (7.04%) Security Cleared
14 15 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 14 (6.57%) MS Excel
15 14 (6.57%) Java
15 14 (6.57%) Non-Functional Testing
16 13 (6.10%) Test Strategy
16 13 (6.10%) Windows XP

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.35%) MQSeries
2 5 (2.35%) SAS
3 4 (1.88%) JBoss
3 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.41%) CMS
4 3 (1.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.94%) IIS
5 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.16%) MS Office
2 11 (5.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
4 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.94%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.47%) assyst
3 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) LAN
1 5 (2.35%) SAN
1 5 (2.35%) WAN
2 3 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.94%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.35%) MS Access
4 5 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.88%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.94%) Biml
6 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.94%) GIS
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) MySQL
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (12.21%) Selenium
2 15 (7.04%) JMeter
3 9 (4.23%) JIRA
4 8 (3.76%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.76%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.82%) HP UFT
5 6 (2.82%) JUnit
6 4 (1.88%) Burp Suite
6 4 (1.88%) DbUnit
6 4 (1.88%) Spock
6 4 (1.88%) WebDriver
6 4 (1.88%) WinRunner
7 2 (0.94%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.94%) Rational Functional Tester
7 2 (0.94%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.94%) Subversion
8 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.47%) QAComplete
8 1 (0.47%) TestNG
8 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (29.11%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Banking
3 9 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.88%) Automotive
6 3 (1.41%) Legal
6 3 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.41%) Retail
7 2 (0.94%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.47%) Advertising
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.69%) XML
2 8 (3.76%) .NET
2 8 (3.76%) Gherkin
3 6 (2.82%) HTML
4 5 (2.35%) SOAP
5 4 (1.88%) jQuery
5 4 (1.88%) JSTS
6 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.23%) Management Information System
2 9 (4.23%) NHS
2 9 (4.23%) Statistics
3 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.82%) AS400
5 5 (2.35%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.35%) iPad
5 5 (2.35%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.88%) CMDB
7 2 (0.94%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.94%) Informatics
7 2 (0.94%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.47%) Economics
8 1 (0.47%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.47%) IVR
8 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.15%) Windows
2 19 (8.92%) Windows 7
3 13 (6.10%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.88%) Linux
6 3 (1.41%) Unix
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.47%) Android
8 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (19.72%) Business Analysis
3 30 (14.08%) Migration
4 26 (12.21%) Translating Business Requirements
5 24 (11.27%) ITIL
6 22 (10.33%) SDLC
6 22 (10.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.98%) Data Migration
7 17 (7.98%) Software Engineering
8 16 (7.51%) Project Management
9 15 (7.04%) ITSM
9 15 (7.04%) Use Case
9 15 (7.04%) User Stories
10 14 (6.57%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (6.10%) Test Scripting
11 13 (6.10%) Test Strategy
11 13 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (5.63%) Scrum
12 12 (5.63%) Service Management
12 12 (5.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.13%) SQL
2 14 (6.57%) Java
3 7 (3.29%) C
4 6 (2.82%) VBA
5 5 (2.35%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.41%) C#
7 2 (0.94%) JCL
7 2 (0.94%) Korn
7 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (18.31%) ISEB
2 16 (7.51%) Degree
3 15 (7.04%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.63%) ISTQB
5 11 (5.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (4.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) CBAP
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.23%) QA
2 5 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (8.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.16%) Oracle
3 10 (4.69%) SAP
4 9 (4.23%) HP
5 5 (2.35%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.41%) Avaya
6 3 (1.41%) Canon
6 3 (1.41%) Citrix
6 3 (1.41%) Lotus
6 3 (1.41%) VMware
7 2 (0.94%) Apple
7 2 (0.94%) BT
7 2 (0.94%) CA
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco
7 2 (0.94%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.94%) NICE Systems
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.94%) Xerox
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