Period
to 27 July 2021

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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 > Newport
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 0
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 25 28 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 8.80% 12.50% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.25% 13.27% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 20
10th Percentile £145 £390 "
25th Percentile £148 £441 £136
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £475 £338
Median % change year-on-year -26.32% +40.74% -25.00%
75th Percentile £475 £516 £428
90th Percentile £518 £537 £458
South Wales median daily rate £350 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -17.65% +30.77% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
10th Percentile £13.47 £11.94 £15.42
25th Percentile £14.92 £14.34 £16.05
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £17.09
Median % change year-on-year +16.92% -4.92% -
75th Percentile £23.11 £19.06 £18.14
90th Percentile £24.24 £21.00 £18.76
South Wales median hourly rate £16.65 £14.63 £11.31
% change year-on-year +13.85% +29.28% -11.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Newport
Contract vacancies in Newport with a recognized job title 244 211 320
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 85.92% 94.20% 96.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 154 250
10th Percentile £303 £336 £312
25th Percentile £425 £402 £357
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +6.99%
75th Percentile £549 £525 £513
90th Percentile £610 £568 £564
South Wales median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 19
10th Percentile £12.46 £11.03 £15.00
25th Percentile £15.79 £15.00 £21.59
Median hourly rate £24.30 £20.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.50% -52.38% +90.91%
75th Percentile £38.00 £23.75 "
90th Percentile £42.00 " £46.00
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -8.57% +34.62%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Newport

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Analyst in Newport

Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Newport over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Analyst in Newport

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Analyst in Newport

Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newport

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Analyst in Newport over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Analyst in Newport

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newport region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) Statistics
2 10 (40.00%) R
3 9 (36.00%) Python
4 8 (32.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (24.00%) Google
5 6 (24.00%) Google Analytics
5 6 (24.00%) Analytics
5 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (24.00%) Decision-Making
6 5 (20.00%) DBS Check
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) CSS
7 4 (16.00%) SAS
7 4 (16.00%) JIRA
7 4 (16.00%) Quantitative Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Google Sheets
7 4 (16.00%) Google Data Studio
7 4 (16.00%) Digital Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) Data Science
8 3 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (12.00%) Social Media Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) User Research
8 3 (12.00%) User Stories

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 4 (16.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Google Analytics
2 4 (16.00%) Google Data Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Google Sheets
3 2 (8.00%) GCP
3 2 (8.00%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (4.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) BigQuery
2 1 (4.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Presentation Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (8.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Economy
3 1 (4.00%) Social Science
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Social Media
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Statistics
2 8 (32.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) Analytics
3 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) Decision-Making
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Data Science
5 4 (16.00%) Digital Analytics
5 4 (16.00%) Quantitative Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Social Media Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Use Case
6 3 (12.00%) User Research
6 3 (12.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) R
2 9 (36.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) Accessibility
2 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Remedy