The table below looks at the statistics for Statistics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
Wales / South Wales
Rank 49 56 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Statistics 4 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.76% 2.54% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 2.87% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 0
Median daily rate £190 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £298 £361 £330
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £15.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+105.00% +5.26%

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
437 523 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.61% 88.64% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 377 237
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Statistics
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Statistics
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 Statistics within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +7 3 £190 -36.66%
Newport - 1 £190 - 1
Statistics
Wales

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 5 (50.00%) R
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Postgraduate
3 3 (30.00%) SAS
3 3 (30.00%) Stata
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematical Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Data Munging
5 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model

Statistics
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 3 (30.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Data Scientist
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Statistical Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Munging
3 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) R
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared