The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Statistics in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Statistics
Rank 68 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.71% - 1.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.31% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£450 - £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.66%
Statistics
UK

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
216 128 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.47% 25.15% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 46 76
Average daily rate £315 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 16
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.83 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -5.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £9.99 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £25.30 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Statistics Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Statistics
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Statistics Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Statistics
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Statistics Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 5 £450 - 2
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Coaching
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) JMeter
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
3 4 (33.33%) LoadUI
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Ingres
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (25.00%) OpenROAD
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB

Statistics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Statistics 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 Statistics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) OpenROAD
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (25.00%) Ingres
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JMeter
1 4 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
1 4 (33.33%) LoadUI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) OpenROAD Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 2 (16.67%) MI Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) AIX
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Coaching
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Campaign Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) IBM Certification
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Sage
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle