The table below looks at the statistics for Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analytics
Rank 32 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytics 29 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.29% 1.20% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.79% 1.75% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £393 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £487 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £27.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.57% +54.28%
Analytics
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
427 286 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.92% 68.59% 74.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 161 197
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +38.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.30 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.65 £190.00 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analytics across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Analytics Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analytics across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Analytics
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytics within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +12 25 £350 +27.27% 6
Newport - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Analytics
Wales

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (25.00%) Project Management
4 10 (25.00%) MS Office
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) SAS
5 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
7 6 (15.00%) Workflow
7 6 (15.00%) TDD
7 6 (15.00%) CSS
7 6 (15.00%) HTML
7 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.50%) VBA
8 5 (12.50%) CRM
8 5 (12.50%) HP
8 5 (12.50%) ISEB
8 5 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 5 (12.50%) AS400
8 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (10.00%) HTML5
9 4 (10.00%) Credit Risk
9 4 (10.00%) CSS3

Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) SAS
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.50%) Apache
3 1 (2.50%) Zope
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
2 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) MS Project
4 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP SRM
1 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Intranet
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.00%) QlikView
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.50%) DataStage
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.50%) Big Data
5 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.50%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) QUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.50%) Grunt
4 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
4 1 (2.50%) Sinon.JS
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Data Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) MI Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Microstrategy Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Data Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
7 2 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (2.50%) QlikView Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) CSS
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) HTML5
2 4 (10.00%) CSS3
3 3 (7.50%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) XSL
4 2 (5.00%) XSLT
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.00%) jQuery
4 2 (5.00%) CAML
5 1 (2.50%) Mason
5 1 (2.50%) CPAN
5 1 (2.50%) Ajax
5 1 (2.50%) Django
5 1 (2.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) AS400
3 4 (10.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (7.50%) Digital Media
4 3 (7.50%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.00%) Statistics
5 2 (5.00%) New Media
5 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) Social Network
6 1 (2.50%) W3C
6 1 (2.50%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (2.50%) Interactive TV
6 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) Android
3 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Project Management
2 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
4 6 (15.00%) Workflow
5 5 (12.50%) CRM
5 5 (12.50%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) OOP
6 4 (10.00%) DevOps
7 3 (7.50%) Campaign Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) Data Management
7 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Web Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) BDD
8 2 (5.00%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) VBA
4 4 (10.00%) Python
4 4 (10.00%) Ruby
4 4 (10.00%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) PHP
5 3 (7.50%) C#
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Java
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Groovy
7 1 (2.50%) Scala
7 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) Citrix
3 3 (7.50%) Sage
4 2 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) Progress
4 2 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Cognos
5 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Zend
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau
5 1 (2.50%) Talend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
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