The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analyst
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 51 66 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.89% 22.84% 22.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.61% 23.57% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 41 64
Median daily rate £363 £325 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.85% +22.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £24.25 £14.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year -0.68% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 307 280 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.64% 96.89% 97.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 191 263
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.63 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Cardiff

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analyst in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in Cardiff

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in Cardiff

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in Cardiff

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Cardiff

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 36 (34.62%) Business Analysis
2 28 (26.92%) Finance
3 23 (22.12%) ITIL
3 23 (22.12%) PRINCE2
4 18 (17.31%) XML
4 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.46%) Windows
5 14 (13.46%) ISTQB
6 13 (12.50%) Degree
6 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 13 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 12 (11.54%) Project Management
7 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (11.54%) Fiorano
7 12 (11.54%) SQL
7 12 (11.54%) IBM
7 12 (11.54%) ISEB
7 12 (11.54%) NHS
7 12 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (11.54%) WebSphere
7 12 (11.54%) Banking
8 11 (10.58%) HL7
8 11 (10.58%) Release Management
8 11 (10.58%) XSLT
8 11 (10.58%) Service Management
9 10 (9.62%) InterSystems
9 10 (9.62%) Migration
9 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
9 10 (9.62%) IBM Integration Bus
9 10 (9.62%) JCAPS

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 12 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.62%) JCAPS
3 2 (1.92%) Confluence
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.92%) SAS
4 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.96%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
1 1 (0.96%) OneDrive
1 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) LAN
1 3 (2.88%) WAN
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (0.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.96%) POP3
2 1 (0.96%) SMTP
2 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.96%) Wireless
2 1 (0.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.96%) GIS
4 1 (0.96%) Ingres
4 1 (0.96%) MS Access
4 1 (0.96%) MySQL
4 1 (0.96%) OLAP
4 1 (0.96%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) JIRA
2 6 (5.77%) SoapUI
3 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.96%) Selenium
5 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (1.92%) Billing
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) XML
2 11 (10.58%) XSLT
3 10 (9.62%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (5.77%) SOAP
5 1 (0.96%) .NET
5 1 (0.96%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
5 1 (0.96%) Velocity
5 1 (0.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) NHS
2 10 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.88%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.96%) Fintech
6 1 (0.96%) iSeries
6 1 (0.96%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.46%) Windows
2 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.92%) AIX
4 2 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (34.62%) Business Analysis
2 23 (22.12%) ITIL
2 23 (22.12%) PRINCE2
3 18 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 12 (11.54%) Project Management
5 12 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (10.58%) Release Management
6 11 (10.58%) Service Management
7 10 (9.62%) Migration
8 9 (8.65%) ITIL V3
8 9 (8.65%) ITSM
8 9 (8.65%) Scrum
8 9 (8.65%) Test Strategy
9 8 (7.69%) Data Migration
9 8 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.69%) User Stories
10 7 (6.73%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.73%) Performance Analysis
10 7 (6.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) SQL
2 5 (4.81%) C++
3 3 (2.88%) Java
4 2 (1.92%) Perl
4 2 (1.92%) R
5 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (13.46%) ISTQB
2 13 (12.50%) Degree
3 12 (11.54%) ISEB
4 8 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.85%) CISA
6 4 (3.85%) CISM
6 4 (3.85%) CISSP
7 3 (2.88%) CRISC
8 2 (1.92%) CBAP
8 2 (1.92%) CCNA
8 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.96%) CCA
9 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.96%) MCITP
9 1 (0.96%) MCTS
9 1 (0.96%) MOS
9 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) HL7
2 9 (8.65%) QA
3 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.88%) COBIT
5 1 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.96%) GDPR
5 1 (0.96%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.96%) PMO
5 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.92%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) WSUS
3 1 (0.96%) BMC Marimba
3 1 (0.96%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Fiorano
1 12 (11.54%) IBM
2 10 (9.62%) InterSystems
3 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.77%) Citrix
5 5 (4.81%) Avaya
5 5 (4.81%) Verint
5 5 (4.81%) VMware
6 4 (3.85%) HP
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco
7 2 (1.92%) Clearswift
7 2 (1.92%) Kofax
7 2 (1.92%) Remedy
7 2 (1.92%) SAP
7 2 (1.92%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.96%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.96%) F5
8 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.96%) SolarWinds
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago