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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Statistics
UK / Wales
Rank 63 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Statistics 5 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.76% 2.38% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.69% 7.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 0
Median daily rate £190 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £369 £328
% change year-on-year
-16.27% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+45.16% +8.77%

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
186 213 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.31% 31.74% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 157 107
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £223 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £13.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 4 £190 -39.20% 2
West Wales - 1 £325 -
Statistics
UK

Statistics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 (41.67%) Mathematics
1 5 (41.67%) R
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) SAS
3 3 (25.00%) Postgraduate
3 3 (25.00%) Stata
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
4 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (8.33%) MongoDB

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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Statistical Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Economics
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Physics
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
1 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (8.33%) Data Munging
2 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
2 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (8.33%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) R
2 2 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (8.33%) PhD
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory