The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Economics in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Economics over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Economics
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing Economics 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.33% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £51.50
Economics
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
166 133 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.93% 22.20% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 75 68
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £419 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Average hourly rate £22.15 £14.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.16% -73.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.57 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.80 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Economics
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Economics across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Economics Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Economics
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Economics Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Economics
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Economics Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Economics
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Economics 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 Economics.

1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Economics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Economics 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 Economics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree