The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 112 145 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.11% 16.55% 24.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.55% 17.39% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 107 133
Median daily rate £325 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £196 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £9.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £16.45 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.60 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
573 834 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.78% 95.21% 97.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 574 502
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 £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 30
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Analyst in the job title.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
South Wales +1 103 £325 -4.97% 23
North Wales +2 4 - - 1
West Wales -2 3 £164 -61.52%
Mid Wales +2 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 69 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (29.26%) Finance
3 48 (20.96%) SQL
4 45 (19.65%) Business Analysis
5 41 (17.90%) ISEB
6 31 (13.54%) Migration
7 28 (12.23%) Windows
8 27 (11.79%) Microsoft
8 27 (11.79%) Translating Business Requirements
9 26 (11.35%) Selenium
10 25 (10.92%) ITIL
11 24 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (9.61%) SDLC
13 20 (8.73%) Java
13 20 (8.73%) Degree
14 19 (8.30%) Oracle
14 19 (8.30%) Active Directory
14 19 (8.30%) Windows 7
15 18 (7.86%) Software Engineering
16 17 (7.42%) Use Case
16 17 (7.42%) Project Management
16 17 (7.42%) Data Migration
16 17 (7.42%) Security Cleared
16 17 (7.42%) User Stories
17 15 (6.55%) JMeter
18 14 (6.11%) Non-Functional Testing
19 13 (5.68%) Test Strategy
19 13 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (5.68%) ITSM
19 13 (5.68%) MS Excel

Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.18%) MQSeries
2 5 (2.18%) SAS
3 4 (1.75%) CMS
3 4 (1.75%) IBM Notes
3 4 (1.75%) JBoss
3 4 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.24%) MS Office
3 11 (4.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (0.87%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.44%) assyst
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.62%) LAN
1 6 (2.62%) WAN
2 5 (2.18%) SAN
3 3 (1.31%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.87%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.44%) Firewall
5 1 (0.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.44%) Intranet
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) VoIP
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (3.93%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.06%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.18%) MS Access
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.31%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.31%) GIS
6 3 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.87%) Biml
7 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.44%) MySQL
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 26 (11.35%) Selenium
2 15 (6.55%) JMeter
3 9 (3.93%) JIRA
4 8 (3.49%) Cucumber
5 7 (3.06%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.62%) HP UFT
6 6 (2.62%) JUnit
7 4 (1.75%) Burp Suite
7 4 (1.75%) DbUnit
7 4 (1.75%) Spock
7 4 (1.75%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.75%) WinRunner
8 2 (0.87%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.87%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.87%) Subversion
9 1 (0.44%) QAComplete
9 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.44%) TestNG
9 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 67 (29.26%) Finance
2 12 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.93%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.49%) Banking
5 4 (1.75%) Automotive
6 3 (1.31%) Legal
6 3 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
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%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.37%) XML
2 8 (3.49%) .NET
2 8 (3.49%) Gherkin
3 6 (2.62%) HTML
4 5 (2.18%) SOAP
5 4 (1.75%) jQuery
5 4 (1.75%) JSTS
6 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.44%) COM
6 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.24%) NHS
3 8 (3.49%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.06%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.06%) Statistics
5 6 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.18%) AS400
6 5 (2.18%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.18%) iPad
7 3 (1.31%) CMDB
7 3 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.87%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.44%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.44%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.44%) Informatics
9 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
9 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.23%) Windows
2 19 (8.30%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.80%) Windows XP
4 8 (3.49%) Linux
4 8 (3.49%) Unix
4 8 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.31%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.65%) Business Analysis
3 31 (13.54%) Migration
4 27 (11.79%) Translating Business Requirements
5 25 (10.92%) ITIL
6 24 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (9.61%) SDLC
8 18 (7.86%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.42%) Data Migration
9 17 (7.42%) Project Management
9 17 (7.42%) Use Case
9 17 (7.42%) User Stories
10 14 (6.11%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (5.68%) ITSM
11 13 (5.68%) Systems Analysis
11 13 (5.68%) Test Scripting
11 13 (5.68%) Test Strategy
12 12 (5.24%) Scrum
12 12 (5.24%) Service Management
12 12 (5.24%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.96%) SQL
2 20 (8.73%) Java
3 7 (3.06%) C
4 5 (2.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.75%) VBA
6 3 (1.31%) C#
7 2 (0.87%) JCL
7 2 (0.87%) Korn
7 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (17.90%) ISEB
2 20 (8.73%) Degree
3 17 (7.42%) Security Cleared
4 12 (5.24%) ISTQB
5 11 (4.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (4.37%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.87%) CCNA
8 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.44%) CBAP
9 1 (0.44%) CCNP
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) QA
2 5 (2.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.87%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.87%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.87%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (11.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.30%) Oracle
3 11 (4.80%) SAP
4 9 (3.93%) HP
5 5 (2.18%) Atlassian
6 4 (1.75%) Lotus
7 3 (1.31%) Avaya
7 3 (1.31%) Canon
7 3 (1.31%) Cisco
7 3 (1.31%) Citrix
7 3 (1.31%) VMware
8 2 (0.87%) Alterian
8 2 (0.87%) BT
8 2 (0.87%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.87%) NICE Systems
8 2 (0.87%) PlateSpin
8 2 (0.87%) Remedy
8 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.87%) Xerox
South Wales
Networkers
Rate: £24 - £29.90 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11 - £12 per hour + Temp to Perm
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £250.00 per day + Possible Temp 2 Perm £30-£40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £11 - £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £13.00 per hour + shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £11 - £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff Metropolitan University
Rate: From £32,600 to £36,672 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago