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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 4 10 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 116 131 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.99% 15.06% 24.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.33% 15.67% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 101 133
Median daily rate £375 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 5
Median hourly rate £12.75 £11.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.86% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.00 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.98 £16.00 £20.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.45 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.11% -0.34%
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
600 836 757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 98.20% 96.09% 96.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 600 518
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 27
Median hourly rate £12.38 £11.89 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.85 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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 +5 105 £375 +7.14% 18
West Wales -8 3 £102 -76.00%
North Wales - 3 £433 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 84 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (33.96%) Finance
3 44 (20.75%) SQL
4 41 (19.34%) Business Analysis
5 33 (15.57%) ISEB
6 32 (15.09%) Selenium
7 27 (12.74%) Microsoft
7 27 (12.74%) User Stories
8 26 (12.26%) Windows
9 24 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (9.91%) QA
10 21 (9.91%) SDLC
11 20 (9.43%) ITIL
12 18 (8.49%) Active Directory
12 18 (8.49%) Migration
12 18 (8.49%) Cucumber
13 17 (8.02%) BDD
14 16 (7.55%) Scrum
14 16 (7.55%) Oracle
14 16 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
15 15 (7.08%) Software Testing
15 15 (7.08%) Java
15 15 (7.08%) Test Automation
16 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (6.60%) MS Excel
17 13 (6.13%) ISTQB
17 13 (6.13%) Test Scripting
17 13 (6.13%) TDD
17 13 (6.13%) Translating Business Requirements
17 13 (6.13%) Windows 7

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 5 (2.36%) SAS
2 4 (1.89%) CMS
3 2 (0.94%) Confluence
3 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
3 2 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.94%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.47%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.47%) IIS
4 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.72%) MS Office
4 4 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) assyst
2 1 (0.47%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.89%) Intranet
2 2 (0.94%) Firewall
2 2 (0.94%) Internet
2 2 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (0.94%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) VoIP
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.36%) MS Access
3 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.89%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.89%) GIS
4 4 (1.89%) WebFOCUS
5 3 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.94%) Biml
6 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.47%) Big Data
7 1 (0.47%) MySQL
7 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) QGIS
7 1 (0.47%) Spatial Data
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (15.09%) Selenium
2 18 (8.49%) Cucumber
3 12 (5.66%) JMeter
4 10 (4.72%) SpecFlow
5 5 (2.36%) HP UFT
5 5 (2.36%) JIRA
6 4 (1.89%) JUnit
6 4 (1.89%) WinRunner
7 3 (1.42%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.42%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.94%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.47%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.47%) Maven
9 1 (0.47%) MSTest
9 1 (0.47%) Subversion
9 1 (0.47%) TestNG
9 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 72 (33.96%) Finance
2 9 (4.25%) Publishing
3 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.36%) Banking
5 3 (1.42%) Legal
5 3 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.25%) Gherkin
2 4 (1.89%) XML
3 2 (0.94%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.47%) JSON
4 1 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.47%) REST
4 1 (0.47%) RESTful
4 1 (0.47%) SOAP
4 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.25%) NHS
3 7 (3.30%) Statistics
4 6 (2.83%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.89%) AS400
6 4 (1.89%) iPad
7 3 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.94%) User Experience
8 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.47%) Fintech
9 1 (0.47%) Informatics
9 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.47%) PKI
9 1 (0.47%) Social Media
9 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.26%) Windows
2 13 (6.13%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.77%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.36%) Unix
6 4 (1.89%) Linux
7 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) Android
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (19.34%) Business Analysis
3 27 (12.74%) User Stories
4 24 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (9.91%) SDLC
6 20 (9.43%) ITIL
7 18 (8.49%) Migration
8 17 (8.02%) BDD
9 16 (7.55%) Scrum
9 16 (7.55%) Systems Analysis
10 15 (7.08%) Software Testing
10 15 (7.08%) Test Automation
11 13 (6.13%) TDD
11 13 (6.13%) Test Scripting
11 13 (6.13%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (5.66%) API Testing
12 12 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.66%) Project Management
12 12 (5.66%) Use Case
13 11 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.75%) SQL
2 15 (7.08%) Java
3 4 (1.89%) C#
3 4 (1.89%) VBA
4 2 (0.94%) C
4 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.47%) Python
5 1 (0.47%) R
5 1 (0.47%) Ruby
5 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (15.57%) ISEB
2 13 (6.13%) ISTQB
3 12 (5.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.42%) Degree
7 2 (0.94%) CCNA
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CBAP
8 1 (0.47%) CCNP
8 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.91%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.94%) SLA
4 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) Nessus
2 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.55%) Oracle
3 10 (4.72%) SAP
4 9 (4.25%) HP
5 4 (1.89%) Citrix
6 3 (1.42%) Avaya
7 2 (0.94%) Alterian
7 2 (0.94%) Apple
7 2 (0.94%) Canon
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco
7 2 (0.94%) Lotus
7 2 (0.94%) NICE Systems
7 2 (0.94%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.94%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.47%) F5
8 1 (0.47%) ScanSafe
8 1 (0.47%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.47%) Splunk
8 1 (0.47%) Virgin Media
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