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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 7 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 89 86 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.08% 14.58% 25.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.59% 15.25% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 71 96
Median daily rate £369 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £190 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Median hourly rate £12.79 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £16.80 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.49 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.54% +10.71%
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
610 564 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.52% 95.59% 97.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 432 357
Median daily rate £403 £358 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 30
Median hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +4 69 £375 +15.38% 11
Newport - 12 £325 - 2
Neath Port Talbot -2 1 £250 -
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 67 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (30.20%) Finance
3 55 (27.23%) Business Analysis
4 31 (15.35%) ISEB
5 26 (12.87%) Windows
6 24 (11.88%) SQL
6 24 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (11.39%) Selenium
8 22 (10.89%) QA
8 22 (10.89%) Project Management
8 22 (10.89%) Active Directory
9 20 (9.90%) Change Management
10 19 (9.41%) Translating Business Requirements
10 19 (9.41%) User Stories
11 18 (8.91%) Windows 7
12 17 (8.42%) MS Office
12 17 (8.42%) ITIL
13 16 (7.92%) Microsoft
14 15 (7.43%) NHS
15 14 (6.93%) MS Excel
15 14 (6.93%) Security Cleared
15 14 (6.93%) SDLC
15 14 (6.93%) Cucumber
16 13 (6.44%) Scrum
17 12 (5.94%) JMeter
17 12 (5.94%) Software Engineering
17 12 (5.94%) Use Case
17 12 (5.94%) BDD
17 12 (5.94%) Test Automation

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 2 (0.99%) Apache
1 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
1 2 (0.99%) Confluence
1 2 (0.99%) SAS
2 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.50%) CMS
2 1 (0.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) Luigi
2 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (8.42%) MS Office
2 14 (6.93%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Sage X3
2 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Office 365
1 2 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) Firewall
2 4 (1.98%) Intranet
3 3 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.49%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (1.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (1.49%) HTTP
3 3 (1.49%) IP Telephony
3 3 (1.49%) IPsec
3 3 (1.49%) LAN
3 3 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.49%) VPN
3 3 (1.49%) WAN
3 3 (1.49%) Wireless
3 3 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.98%) WebFOCUS
4 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.99%) Big Data
5 2 (0.99%) MS Access
6 1 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.50%) GIS
6 1 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.50%) QGIS
6 1 (0.50%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.50%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (11.39%) Selenium
2 14 (6.93%) Cucumber
3 12 (5.94%) JMeter
4 9 (4.46%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.97%) HP UFT
5 6 (2.97%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.48%) WinRunner
7 4 (1.98%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.49%) JIRA
8 3 (1.49%) JUnit
8 3 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.99%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (0.99%) The Grinder
9 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.50%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.50%) Maven
10 1 (0.50%) MSTest
10 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 61 (30.20%) Finance
2 11 (5.45%) Publishing
3 6 (2.97%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.49%) Legal
5 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.99%) Banking
6 2 (0.99%) Local Government
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.97%) Gherkin
2 4 (1.98%) SOAP
3 2 (0.99%) .NET
3 2 (0.99%) J2EE
3 2 (0.99%) XML
4 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.50%) JSON
4 1 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.50%) REST
4 1 (0.50%) RESTful
4 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.43%) NHS
3 10 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.47%) Statistics
5 3 (1.49%) AS400
5 3 (1.49%) iPad
5 3 (1.49%) iPhone
5 3 (1.49%) PKI
6 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.99%) Fintech
6 2 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.99%) User Experience
6 2 (0.99%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.50%) Informatics
7 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.87%) Windows
2 18 (8.91%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.98%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.98%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.99%) Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (27.23%) Business Analysis
3 24 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (10.89%) Project Management
5 20 (9.90%) Change Management
6 19 (9.41%) Translating Business Requirements
6 19 (9.41%) User Stories
7 17 (8.42%) ITIL
8 14 (6.93%) SDLC
9 13 (6.44%) Scrum
10 12 (5.94%) BDD
10 12 (5.94%) Software Engineering
10 12 (5.94%) Test Automation
10 12 (5.94%) Use Case
11 11 (5.45%) API Testing
11 11 (5.45%) BPMN
11 11 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.45%) Performance Testing
12 10 (4.95%) Data Mapping
12 10 (4.95%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.88%) SQL
2 9 (4.46%) Java
3 6 (2.97%) C
4 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.49%) VBA
6 2 (0.99%) Groovy
6 2 (0.99%) Python
7 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.50%) C#
7 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.50%) R
7 1 (0.50%) Ruby
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (15.35%) ISEB
2 14 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.97%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.98%) Degree
7 2 (0.99%) CISSP
8 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.50%) CLAS
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.89%) QA
2 6 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.50%) GAMP
4 1 (0.50%) GxP
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (10.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.49%) Nessus
1 3 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (7.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.96%) Oracle
3 7 (3.47%) Citrix
4 6 (2.97%) Cisco
4 6 (2.97%) HP
5 5 (2.48%) Sage
6 4 (1.98%) NICE Systems
6 4 (1.98%) SAP
7 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.49%) F5
7 3 (1.49%) Genesys
7 3 (1.49%) ScanSafe
7 3 (1.49%) Sourcefire
7 3 (1.49%) Splunk
7 3 (1.49%) Symantec
8 2 (0.99%) Avaya
8 2 (0.99%) Siebel
9 1 (0.50%) Cognos
9 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.50%) Tableau
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