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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Statistics over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Statistics
Rank 72 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Statistics 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.87% 0.87% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.95% 3.21% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £281 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.28 £25.44 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-24.23% +51.88%
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
237 187 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.48% 27.10% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 135 127
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £10.78 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.32 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

Statistics
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Statistics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Statistics across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Statistics Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 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 +4 7 £281 -13.46%
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) R
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) ITSM
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) SAS
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (15.38%) Economics
4 2 (15.38%) Stata
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Big Data
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Statistics
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 (23.08%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.69%) QGIS
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Spatial Data
2 1 (7.69%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Scientist
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Spatial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
3 2 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (15.38%) Economics
3 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (15.38%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
4 1 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (7.69%) Physics
4 1 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
1 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Data Acquisition
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) Information Governance
2 2 (15.38%) Machine Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Munging
3 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Fraud Detection
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Spatial Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) R
2 3 (23.08%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory