The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Analytics
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 26 56 31
Rank change year-on-year +30 -25  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.41% 0.95% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 1.11% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Median daily rate £500 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £308 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £381 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.31 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.83% -20.17%  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 294 360 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.47% 85.92% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 260 152
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 9
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -31.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £17.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Cardiff

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Cardiff

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Cardiff

Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
1 13 (65.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (55.00%) Teradata
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Data Analytics
4 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (35.00%) Python
5 7 (35.00%) ETL
5 7 (35.00%) Ab Initio
5 7 (35.00%) Tableau
5 7 (35.00%) Data Management
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (30.00%) QlikView
6 6 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Data Architecture
6 6 (30.00%) Data Quality
6 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 6 (30.00%) Quality Management
6 6 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (30.00%) Informatica
6 6 (30.00%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (30.00%) ERwin
7 5 (25.00%) SAS
7 5 (25.00%) SAP
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Big Data

Analytics
Top Related 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 5 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 5 (25.00%) SAS
2 3 (15.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (10.00%) Tornado
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Luigi
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (30.00%) QlikView
4 5 (25.00%) Big Data
5 4 (20.00%) HBase
5 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (15.00%) MySQL
7 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.00%) SQLite
8 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) ERwin
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Data Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Data Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Data Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Teradata Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (10.00%) Flask
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) OAuth
2 2 (10.00%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Life Science
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Fintech
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Data Analytics
4 7 (35.00%) Data Management
4 7 (35.00%) ETL
5 6 (30.00%) Data Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
5 6 (30.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (30.00%) Migration
5 6 (30.00%) Quality Management
6 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
7 4 (20.00%) Business Analytics
7 4 (20.00%) Change Management
7 4 (20.00%) MapReduce
8 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 3 (15.00%) R
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 11 (55.00%) Teradata
3 7 (35.00%) Ab Initio
3 7 (35.00%) Tableau
4 6 (30.00%) Informatica
4 6 (30.00%) MicroStrategy
5 5 (25.00%) Netezza
5 5 (25.00%) SAP
6 4 (20.00%) Cloudera
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco
8 1 (5.00%) Cognos
8 1 (5.00%) F5
8 1 (5.00%) ScanSafe
8 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
8 1 (5.00%) Splunk
8 1 (5.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Talend