Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

Statistics
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 75 104
Rank change year-on-year +8 +29 -32
Contract jobs citing Statistics 8 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.84% 1.06% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
South Wales median daily rate £266 £281 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.42% -19.64% +11.11%
10th Percentile £168 £173 £325
90th Percentile £285 £414 £375
Wales median daily rate £266 £281 £350
% change year-on-year -5.42% -19.64% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.62% -29.26%
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.80
% change year-on-year - -22.62% -29.26%

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 792 948 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 83.54% 83.75% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 682 810
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £225 £235
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 34
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.38 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.40% +15.75% +9.48%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.46 £9.58
90th Percentile £51.50 £61.25 £35.33
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%

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 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 22 November 2017. 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
Cardiff -6 4 £271 +47.21%
Newport +18 3 £150 -60.00%
Statistics
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Statistics.

1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) ITSM
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) R
1 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
2 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) OpenUP
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance

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 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate
3 1 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) NOC Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) ITSM
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) OpenUP
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Measurement
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) R
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Hootsuite