Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 75 78
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +30
Contract jobs citing Statistics 9 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.64% 0.81% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.96% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
South Wales median daily rate £174 £266 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.65% -5.42% -
Wales median daily rate £174 £266 £281
% change year-on-year -34.65% -5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
South Wales median hourly rate £23.49 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.69% - -22.62%
Wales median hourly rate £23.49 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +80.69% - -22.62%

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 1,236 833 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.10% 84.40% 84.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 569 694
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £175 £218
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Wales median daily rate £418 £383 £400
% change year-on-year +8.94% -4.19% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 35 45
South Wales median hourly rate £16.57 £22.38 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.98% +6.57% +32.28%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.46
90th Percentile £42.00 £53.40 £63.40
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £22.38 £19.63
% change year-on-year -32.98% +14.04% +24.60%

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 15 November 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 -5 9 £174 +15.88% 1
Statistics
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) SAS
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Data Science
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) R
4 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Google
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Trello
5 1 (11.11%) Wardley Maps
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
5 1 (11.11%) Slack
5 1 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (11.11%) PySpark

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 4 (44.44%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Slack
1 1 (11.11%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Data Science
1 2 (22.22%) Line Management
1 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) User Stories
2 1 (11.11%) Wardley Maps
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) R
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 1 (11.11%) Google