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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Analyst
Rank 11 9 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 105 95 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.82% 13.85% 22.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.27% 14.48% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 72 116
Median daily rate £375 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 12
Median hourly rate £15.23 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.86% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £16.80 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.14%
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
791 656 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.58% 95.63% 96.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 482 466
Median daily rate £413 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 45
Median hourly rate £12.79 £13.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% +4.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 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
South Wales +6 90 £375 +11.11% 24
North Wales - 3 £365 - 2
West Wales -30 1 - - 1
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 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 Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 75 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.09%) Finance
3 58 (25.66%) Business Analysis
4 33 (14.60%) ISEB
5 30 (13.27%) Windows
6 27 (11.95%) Project Management
6 27 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (11.50%) Selenium
7 26 (11.50%) SQL
8 24 (10.62%) Active Directory
8 24 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (10.18%) Change Management
9 23 (10.18%) QA
10 21 (9.29%) User Stories
11 20 (8.85%) Microsoft
12 19 (8.41%) Windows 7
12 19 (8.41%) Translating Business Requirements
13 18 (7.96%) Cucumber
13 18 (7.96%) ITIL
14 17 (7.52%) MS Office
14 17 (7.52%) NHS
14 17 (7.52%) Security Cleared
15 15 (6.64%) Scrum
16 14 (6.19%) MS Excel
16 14 (6.19%) BDD
16 14 (6.19%) SDLC
17 13 (5.75%) Test Automation
17 13 (5.75%) BPMN
17 13 (5.75%) API Testing
17 13 (5.75%) Java

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 3 (1.33%) CMS
2 2 (0.88%) Apache
2 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.88%) Confluence
2 2 (0.88%) SAS
3 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.44%) IIS
3 1 (0.44%) Luigi
3 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (7.52%) MS Office
2 14 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.87%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.44%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Sage X3
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Office 365
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.10%) Firewall
2 5 (2.21%) Intranet
3 4 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (1.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (1.77%) VPN
3 4 (1.77%) WLAN
4 3 (1.33%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (1.33%) HTTP
4 3 (1.33%) IP Telephony
4 3 (1.33%) IPsec
4 3 (1.33%) LAN
4 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.33%) WAN
4 3 (1.33%) Wireless
5 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.77%) WebFOCUS
4 3 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.88%) Big Data
5 2 (0.88%) MS Access
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.44%) GIS
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.44%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) QGIS
6 1 (0.44%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.44%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (11.50%) Selenium
2 18 (7.96%) Cucumber
3 12 (5.31%) JMeter
4 10 (4.42%) SpecFlow
5 7 (3.10%) HP UFT
6 6 (2.65%) WinRunner
7 5 (2.21%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.77%) JUnit
8 4 (1.77%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.33%) JIRA
9 3 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.88%) Rational Performance Tester
10 2 (0.88%) The Grinder
10 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.44%) Gatling
11 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.44%) JIRA Agile
11 1 (0.44%) Maven
11 1 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.44%) TestNG
General
1 68 (30.09%) Finance
2 11 (4.87%) Publishing
3 8 (3.54%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Local Government
7 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.54%) Gherkin
2 3 (1.33%) SOAP
3 2 (0.88%) .NET
3 2 (0.88%) J2EE
3 2 (0.88%) Web Services
4 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.44%) JSON
4 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.44%) REST
4 1 (0.44%) RESTful
4 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.52%) NHS
3 11 (4.87%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.65%) Statistics
5 4 (1.77%) AS400
5 4 (1.77%) PKI
6 3 (1.33%) iPad
6 3 (1.33%) iPhone
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.88%) Fintech
7 2 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.88%) User Experience
7 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.44%) Economics
8 1 (0.44%) Informatics
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.27%) Windows
2 19 (8.41%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.21%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.77%) Linux
4 4 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.33%) Unix
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (25.66%) Business Analysis
3 27 (11.95%) Project Management
3 27 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (10.18%) Change Management
5 21 (9.29%) User Stories
6 19 (8.41%) Translating Business Requirements
7 18 (7.96%) ITIL
8 15 (6.64%) Scrum
9 14 (6.19%) BDD
9 14 (6.19%) SDLC
10 13 (5.75%) API Testing
10 13 (5.75%) BPMN
10 13 (5.75%) Test Automation
11 12 (5.31%) Performance Testing
11 12 (5.31%) Software Engineering
11 12 (5.31%) Use Case
12 11 (4.87%) Information Security
12 11 (4.87%) Software Testing
12 11 (4.87%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.50%) SQL
2 13 (5.75%) Java
3 6 (2.65%) C
4 4 (1.77%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.33%) VBA
6 2 (0.88%) Groovy
6 2 (0.88%) Python
7 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.44%) C#
7 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.44%) R
7 1 (0.44%) Ruby
7 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (14.60%) ISEB
2 17 (7.52%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.98%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.65%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.77%) Degree
7 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.88%) CISSP
8 1 (0.44%) CCNA
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CLAS
8 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.18%) QA
2 7 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.33%) GAMP
3 3 (1.33%) GxP
4 2 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.88%) SLA
5 1 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) Nessus
1 4 (1.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.87%) Oracle
3 8 (3.54%) Citrix
4 7 (3.10%) Cisco
4 7 (3.10%) HP
4 7 (3.10%) Sage
5 5 (2.21%) NICE Systems
5 5 (2.21%) SAP
6 4 (1.77%) CheckPoint
6 4 (1.77%) F5
6 4 (1.77%) ScanSafe
6 4 (1.77%) Sourcefire
6 4 (1.77%) Splunk
6 4 (1.77%) Symantec
7 3 (1.33%) Avaya
7 3 (1.33%) Genesys
8 2 (0.88%) Siebel
9 1 (0.44%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.44%) Cognos
9 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
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