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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 93 111 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.21% 18.91% 24.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.75% 19.37% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 88 113
Median daily rate £338 £342 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -41.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.25 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £16.63 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
471 573 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.31% 97.61% 97.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 431 417
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 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.70 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +9.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 70 £325 -4.97% 12
Newport +11 17 £344 -
Bridgend -3 1 - - 5
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 63 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.14%) Finance
3 41 (17.90%) Business Analysis
4 40 (17.47%) SQL
4 40 (17.47%) Microsoft
5 37 (16.16%) Migration
6 35 (15.28%) ITIL
7 33 (14.41%) Windows
8 32 (13.97%) ISEB
9 30 (13.10%) MS Excel
10 28 (12.23%) Project Management
11 23 (10.04%) Translating Business Requirements
12 21 (9.17%) Non-Functional Testing
12 21 (9.17%) Windows 7
12 21 (9.17%) Selenium
13 20 (8.73%) Service Management
13 20 (8.73%) ITSM
13 20 (8.73%) MS Visio
13 20 (8.73%) Security Cleared
14 19 (8.30%) Active Directory
14 19 (8.30%) MS Office
14 19 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (8.30%) Software Testing
14 19 (8.30%) ISTQB
15 18 (7.86%) XML
16 17 (7.42%) PRINCE2
16 17 (7.42%) Test Scripting
16 17 (7.42%) Software Engineering
16 17 (7.42%) SDLC
17 15 (6.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 7 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.18%) MQSeries
3 4 (1.75%) JBoss
3 4 (1.75%) SAS
3 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.31%) CMS
4 3 (1.31%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.31%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.73%) MS Visio
3 19 (8.30%) MS Office
4 11 (4.80%) MS Project
5 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.87%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.44%) assyst
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.18%) LAN
1 5 (2.18%) SAN
1 5 (2.18%) WAN
2 3 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (0.87%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.44%) Internet
4 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (4.37%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.62%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.18%) MS Access
6 4 (1.75%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.87%) Biml
7 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.87%) GIS
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.44%) MySQL
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (9.17%) Selenium
2 12 (5.24%) JMeter
3 9 (3.93%) JIRA
3 9 (3.93%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.49%) Cucumber
4 8 (3.49%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.18%) JUnit
5 5 (2.18%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.75%) Burp Suite
6 4 (1.75%) DbUnit
6 4 (1.75%) Spock
6 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.31%) WinRunner
8 2 (0.87%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.87%) Subversion
9 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.44%) QAComplete
9 1 (0.44%) TestNG
9 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 53 (23.14%) Finance
2 10 (4.37%) Banking
3 9 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.75%) Automotive
5 4 (1.75%) Retail
6 3 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.86%) XML
2 13 (5.68%) HTML
3 8 (3.49%) .NET
4 6 (2.62%) Gherkin
5 5 (2.18%) SOAP
6 4 (1.75%) jQuery
6 4 (1.75%) JSTS
7 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.55%) NHS
2 14 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.37%) Statistics
5 8 (3.49%) CMDB
6 7 (3.06%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.18%) AS400
7 5 (2.18%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.18%) iPad
7 5 (2.18%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.87%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.87%) Informatics
8 2 (0.87%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.44%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.44%) IVR
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.41%) Windows
2 21 (9.17%) Windows 7
3 13 (5.68%) Windows XP
4 7 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.75%) Linux
6 3 (1.31%) Unix
7 2 (0.87%) Android
7 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.90%) Business Analysis
3 37 (16.16%) Migration
4 35 (15.28%) ITIL
5 28 (12.23%) Project Management
6 23 (10.04%) Translating Business Requirements
7 21 (9.17%) Non-Functional Testing
8 20 (8.73%) ITSM
8 20 (8.73%) Service Management
9 19 (8.30%) Software Testing
9 19 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.42%) PRINCE2
10 17 (7.42%) SDLC
10 17 (7.42%) Software Engineering
10 17 (7.42%) Test Scripting
11 15 (6.55%) Data Migration
11 15 (6.55%) Use Case
11 15 (6.55%) Validation
12 14 (6.11%) Functional Testing
12 14 (6.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.47%) SQL
2 12 (5.24%) Java
3 7 (3.06%) C
4 6 (2.62%) VBA
5 5 (2.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.31%) C#
7 2 (0.87%) JCL
7 2 (0.87%) Korn
7 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (13.97%) ISEB
2 20 (8.73%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.30%) ISTQB
4 15 (6.55%) Degree
4 15 (6.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (5.24%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) CBAP
7 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.37%) HL7
2 9 (3.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (3.93%) QA
3 6 (2.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.31%) vSphere
3 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.62%) SCCM
3 3 (1.31%) BMC Marimba
3 3 (1.31%) WSUS
4 2 (0.87%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (17.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.24%) HP
2 12 (5.24%) Oracle
2 12 (5.24%) SAP
3 7 (3.06%) ServiceNow
4 5 (2.18%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.75%) BMC
5 4 (1.75%) VMware
6 3 (1.31%) Apple
6 3 (1.31%) Avaya
6 3 (1.31%) Canon
6 3 (1.31%) Cisco
6 3 (1.31%) Citrix
6 3 (1.31%) comScore
6 3 (1.31%) IBM
6 3 (1.31%) Lotus
6 3 (1.31%) Remedy
7 2 (0.87%) NICE Systems
7 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.87%) Xerox
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: £0 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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