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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 109 120 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.41% 18.63% 28.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.67% 19.26% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 90 115
Median daily rate £338 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £16.30 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.34 £14.55 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -2.18%
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
503 623 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.82% 96.74% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 457 403
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 28 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.95 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 August 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 0 68 £325 -7.14% 10
Newport +1 25 £400 +2.56% 3
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £200 -
Bridgend +1 2 £250 - 3
Caerphilly 0 2 - -
Gwent - 1 £423 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 81 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (31.68%) Finance
3 47 (23.27%) SQL
4 37 (18.32%) Selenium
5 33 (16.34%) Business Analysis
6 28 (13.86%) Microsoft
6 28 (13.86%) User Stories
7 26 (12.87%) ISEB
8 24 (11.88%) Windows
9 22 (10.89%) SDLC
10 21 (10.40%) Migration
11 20 (9.90%) ITIL
11 20 (9.90%) QA
12 19 (9.41%) Test Automation
13 18 (8.91%) Cucumber
13 18 (8.91%) BDD
13 18 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (8.42%) JMeter
14 17 (8.42%) Active Directory
14 17 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (8.42%) Systems Analysis
15 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
15 16 (7.92%) Java
16 15 (7.43%) Scrum
16 15 (7.43%) Software Testing
17 14 (6.93%) TDD
17 14 (6.93%) Data Migration
17 14 (6.93%) Security Cleared
17 14 (6.93%) Performance Testing
18 13 (6.44%) Windows 7

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 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.48%) MQSeries
2 5 (2.48%) SAS
3 4 (1.98%) JBoss
3 4 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.49%) CMS
4 3 (1.49%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.99%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.50%) Confluence
6 1 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.44%) MS Visio
3 12 (5.94%) MS Office
4 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.50%) assyst
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI-GL
3 1 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.98%) Intranet
2 3 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.99%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.50%) Internet
4 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (3.47%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.48%) MS Access
4 4 (1.98%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.98%) WebFOCUS
5 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.49%) GIS
5 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.99%) Biml
6 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.50%) Big Data
7 1 (0.50%) MySQL
7 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.50%) QGIS
7 1 (0.50%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.50%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (18.32%) Selenium
2 18 (8.91%) Cucumber
3 17 (8.42%) JMeter
4 11 (5.45%) SpecFlow
5 10 (4.95%) JIRA
6 8 (3.96%) Visual Studio
7 6 (2.97%) JUnit
8 4 (1.98%) Burp Suite
8 4 (1.98%) DbUnit
8 4 (1.98%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.98%) Spock
8 4 (1.98%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.98%) WinRunner
9 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.50%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.50%) MSTest
10 1 (0.50%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.50%) Subversion
10 1 (0.50%) TestNG
10 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (31.68%) Finance
2 9 (4.46%) Publishing
3 6 (2.97%) Banking
3 6 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.98%) Automotive
5 3 (1.49%) Legal
5 3 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.99%) Retail
6 2 (0.99%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.95%) XML
2 9 (4.46%) .NET
2 9 (4.46%) Gherkin
3 6 (2.97%) HTML
4 5 (2.48%) SOAP
5 4 (1.98%) jQuery
5 4 (1.98%) JSTS
6 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.50%) RESTful
7 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.96%) Statistics
3 5 (2.48%) AS400
3 5 (2.48%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.48%) iPad
3 5 (2.48%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.98%) NHS
5 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.99%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.99%) User Experience
7 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.50%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.50%) Economics
7 1 (0.50%) IVR
7 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.88%) Windows
2 13 (6.44%) Windows 7
3 9 (4.46%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Unix
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (40.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (16.34%) Business Analysis
3 28 (13.86%) User Stories
4 22 (10.89%) SDLC
5 21 (10.40%) Migration
6 20 (9.90%) ITIL
7 19 (9.41%) Test Automation
8 18 (8.91%) BDD
8 18 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (8.42%) Systems Analysis
10 15 (7.43%) Scrum
10 15 (7.43%) Software Testing
11 14 (6.93%) Data Migration
11 14 (6.93%) Performance Testing
11 14 (6.93%) TDD
12 13 (6.44%) Test Scripting
12 13 (6.44%) Use Case
13 12 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (5.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.27%) SQL
2 16 (7.92%) Java
3 7 (3.47%) C
4 5 (2.48%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.48%) VBA
5 4 (1.98%) C#
6 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.50%) JCL
7 1 (0.50%) Korn
7 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.50%) Python
7 1 (0.50%) R
7 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (12.87%) ISEB
2 14 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.94%) ISTQB
3 12 (5.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.98%) Degree
6 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.50%) CBAP
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.90%) QA
2 5 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (8.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.44%) Oracle
3 10 (4.95%) SAP
4 9 (4.46%) HP
5 6 (2.97%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.49%) Avaya
6 3 (1.49%) Canon
6 3 (1.49%) Lotus
7 2 (0.99%) Alterian
7 2 (0.99%) Apple
7 2 (0.99%) NICE Systems
7 2 (0.99%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.50%) BT
8 1 (0.50%) Citrix
8 1 (0.50%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.50%) Sage
8 1 (0.50%) VMware
8 1 (0.50%) Xerox
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