The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 12 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 30 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 23.81% 11.32% 10.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.79% 11.76% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £625 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.00% +127.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £453 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £629 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.13 £15.91
% change year-on-year
+2.65% -11.23%
Analyst
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West 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
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
121 51 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 96.03% 96.23% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 22 16
Average daily rate £413 £363 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +7.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £685 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £20.85 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Analyst across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Swansea -1 30 £369 -41.00% 1
Analyst
Wales

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region that cited Analyst in their job title 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 with Analyst in their job title.

1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (43.59%) Selenium
4 16 (41.03%) Waterfall
5 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
5 14 (35.90%) Maven
5 14 (35.90%) HP
6 12 (30.77%) Scrum
6 12 (30.77%) User Stories
7 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
7 11 (28.21%) Service Management
7 11 (28.21%) Firewall
8 10 (25.64%) XML
8 10 (25.64%) SOAP
8 10 (25.64%) JSON
8 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
8 10 (25.64%) REST
9 9 (23.08%) Open Source
9 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (23.08%) QA
10 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
10 6 (15.38%) Oracle
10 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (12.82%) UNIX
11 5 (12.82%) High Availability
11 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
12 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
12 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region that cited Analyst in their job title 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 with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) CICS
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) Adabas
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Selenium
2 14 (35.90%) Maven
2 14 (35.90%) Cucumber
3 10 (25.64%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) CA Gen
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) XML
1 10 (25.64%) SOAP
1 10 (25.64%) JSON
1 10 (25.64%) REST
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) JDBC
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) JSF
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 17 (43.59%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (41.03%) Waterfall
5 12 (30.77%) User Stories
5 12 (30.77%) Scrum
6 11 (28.21%) Service Management
6 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
7 6 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (12.82%) High Availability
9 4 (10.26%) ITIL V3
9 4 (10.26%) ITIL
10 3 (7.69%) Change Management
10 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
11 2 (5.13%) BDD
11 2 (5.13%) Manual Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) Java
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) VB
2 2 (5.13%) Scala
2 2 (5.13%) C
2 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) ISEB
3 4 (10.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) HP
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) CA