The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Analysis
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 34 60 33
Rank change year-on-year +26 -27  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.47% 0.24% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.27% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £425 £155 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +174.19% -61.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.97 £17.50 £19.56
% change year-on-year +19.82% -10.54%  

Data Analysis 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 293 364 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.43% 86.05% 77.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 263 156
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 £460 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £17.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -27.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.00 £12.00
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%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Cardiff

Data Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 12 (60.00%) SQL
1 12 (60.00%) Data Mapping
2 11 (55.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (50.00%) Teradata
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) ETL
4 9 (45.00%) Informatica
4 9 (45.00%) PowerCenter
4 9 (45.00%) Database Tuning
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
4 9 (45.00%) ETL Development
5 6 (30.00%) Change Data Capture
5 6 (30.00%) PowerExchange
6 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) SAS
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) OLAP
8 3 (15.00%) Credit Risk
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
8 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (15.00%) iSeries
9 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (10.00%) Coaching
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Data Analysis
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 6 (30.00%) PowerExchange
2 3 (15.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (5.00%) Luigi
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (45.00%) PowerCenter
3 3 (15.00%) OLAP
3 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
2 8 (40.00%) Informatica Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) ETL Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) SAS Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Teradata Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SAS Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Credit Risk
1 3 (15.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Data Mapping
2 10 (50.00%) ETL
3 9 (45.00%) Database Tuning
3 9 (45.00%) ETL Development
4 6 (30.00%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
7 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
1 10 (50.00%) Teradata
2 9 (45.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Talend