Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 80 90
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing Statistics 16 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.32% 0.96% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.14% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
South Wales median daily rate £155 £190 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -39.20% -30.56%
10th Percentile £143 £165 £275
90th Percentile £513 £388 £341
Wales median daily rate £155 £190 £313
% change year-on-year -18.42% -39.20% -30.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00

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 1,024 961 1,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 84.63% 84.30% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 713 785
South Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £206 £186 £236
90th Percentile £532 £544 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £409 £350
% change year-on-year -2.14% +16.79% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 41
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +53.57% -8.20%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.23 £10.38
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £54.05
Wales median hourly rate £26.91 £20.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +34.55% +42.86% -8.20%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +15 12 £155 -18.42% 1
Cardiff -9 3 £475 +150.00% 1
Statistics
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) R
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
2 7 (43.75%) Data Science
3 6 (37.50%) Cloudera
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) PySpark
4 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) User Stories
5 4 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Jupyter
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) User Experience
7 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (6.25%) Service Design
8 1 (6.25%) Hootsuite
8 1 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (6.25%) AlienVault
8 1 (6.25%) QRadar

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 (25.00%) Jupyter
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) MS Access
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate
3 2 (12.50%) Graduate Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Data Science
1 7 (43.75%) Visualisation
2 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
3 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Network Management
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Service Design
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) Social Media Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Python
1 9 (56.25%) R
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.25%) AlienVault
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.25%) Hootsuite
2 1 (6.25%) Intel
2 1 (6.25%) LogLogic
2 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk