Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 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.

Statistics
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 79 69
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +11
Contract jobs citing Statistics 20 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.48% 0.46% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.54% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 9
South Wales median daily rate £173 £190 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.95% -36.67% -
10th Percentile £140 £165 £275
90th Percentile £500 £319 £338
Wales median daily rate £268 £190 £300
% change year-on-year +40.92% -36.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
South Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.15% - -
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +45.15% - -

Statistics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,182 926 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.69% 84.95% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 679 626
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +1.26%
10th Percentile £263 £186 £213
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £393 £370
% change year-on-year +1.91% +6.08% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 70 48
South Wales median hourly rate £24.88 £25.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.50% +26.18% +29.92%
10th Percentile £11.78 £13.00 £10.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £54.02
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £18.56
% change year-on-year +12.00% +34.68% +33.83%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Statistics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in South Wales

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Statistics in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in South Wales

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in South Wales over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Statistics in South Wales

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in South Wales

Statistics
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Statistics within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +8 16 £173 -8.95%
Cardiff -13 3 £475 +150.00%
Statistics
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) R
3 10 (50.00%) Cloudera
3 10 (50.00%) Data Science
4 9 (45.00%) Visualisation
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
6 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (30.00%) PySpark
7 6 (30.00%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Jupyter
7 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (25.00%) User Stories
9 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (20.00%) Project Management
9 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (15.00%) Workflow
10 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
10 3 (15.00%) User Experience
11 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (10.00%) SDLC
11 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (10.00%) Coaching
11 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 2 (10.00%) Scrum
11 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
11 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
11 2 (10.00%) SaaS
11 2 (10.00%) JIRA

Statistics
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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%) Jupyter
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (5.00%) Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Graduate
3 1 (5.00%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Messaging Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Messaging Support
3 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Data Science
2 9 (45.00%) Visualisation
3 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (25.00%) User Stories
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (15.00%) Decision-Making
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Coaching
7 2 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) System Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) R
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) QRadar
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (5.00%) AlienVault
2 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (5.00%) Intel
2 1 (5.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec
2 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro