Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 40 47
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 83 59 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.60% 4.45% 4.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.28% 17.82% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 41
Wales median daily rate £379 £407 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +8.40% -6.25%
10th Percentile £163 £224 £263
90th Percentile £540 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £435 £423
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.96% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% - -
UK median hourly rate £18.22 £22.50 £19.02
% change year-on-year -19.02% +18.33% +0.08%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 390 331 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.30% 24.98% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 239 232
Wales median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +9.49%
10th Percentile £236 £175 £221
90th Percentile £585 £506 £525
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 15
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.09% +75.00% +28.00%
10th Percentile £13.19 £14.10 £12.13
90th Percentile £41.20 £77.50 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Wales over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Wales

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
South Wales +2 81 £388 -4.50% 21
West Wales +9 1 £325 -31.58% 2
North Wales +3 1 £363 +95.95% 2
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Wales region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 38 (45.78%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (25.30%) C++
2 21 (25.30%) Software Engineering
3 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.48%) Finance
4 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Excel
5 16 (19.28%) UML
5 16 (19.28%) Degree
5 16 (19.28%) Multithreading
5 16 (19.28%) Change Control
5 16 (19.28%) Multithreaded Programming
6 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
7 13 (15.66%) Python
8 11 (13.25%) OOD
8 11 (13.25%) OO
9 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
10 9 (10.84%) R
10 9 (10.84%) Project Management
11 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (8.43%) C
12 7 (8.43%) SQL
12 7 (8.43%) IBM Notes
12 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
12 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.43%) Lotus
12 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.43%) Test Scripting
12 7 (8.43%) Asset Management
13 6 (7.23%) Business Analysis

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (8.43%) IBM Notes
1 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) SAS
2 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (6.02%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.20%) InVision
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) VoIP
3 3 (3.61%) Firewall
3 3 (3.61%) SNMP
4 1 (1.20%) DNS
4 1 (1.20%) HTTP
4 1 (1.20%) IPv4
4 1 (1.20%) LAN
4 1 (1.20%) Network Security
4 1 (1.20%) SMS
4 1 (1.20%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.02%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) MS Access
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.02%) Subversion
3 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.61%) GCC
3 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.41%) JIRA
4 2 (2.41%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) Maven
5 1 (1.20%) Selenium
5 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.82%) Automotive
4 3 (3.61%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Advertising
5 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.20%) Front Office
6 1 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Analyst
2 20 (24.10%) Software Engineer
3 14 (16.87%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Floorwalker
6 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Developer
8 4 (4.82%) EDI Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) EDI Business Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Voice Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Database Architect
10 2 (2.41%) IT Support
10 2 (2.41%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.41%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Business Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.41%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) EDI
2 2 (2.41%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.20%) Spring
3 1 (1.20%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.20%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.20%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.20%) NHS
3 1 (1.20%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.20%) CentOS
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (25.30%) Software Engineering
3 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.28%) Change Control
4 16 (19.28%) Multithreaded Programming
4 16 (19.28%) Multithreading
4 16 (19.28%) UML
5 11 (13.25%) OO
5 11 (13.25%) OOD
6 9 (10.84%) Project Management
7 7 (8.43%) Asset Management
7 7 (8.43%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.43%) Test Scripting
8 6 (7.23%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.23%) Mathematics
8 6 (7.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (7.23%) Statistics
8 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.02%) Document Management
9 5 (6.02%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.30%) C++
2 13 (15.66%) Python
3 9 (10.84%) R
4 7 (8.43%) C
4 7 (8.43%) SQL
5 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.82%) Ruby
6 3 (3.61%) Java
7 2 (2.41%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.41%) VBA
8 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.20%) C-shell
8 1 (1.20%) Perl
8 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
2 14 (16.87%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.20%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.20%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.20%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) MISRA
1 5 (6.02%) MISRA C
2 4 (4.82%) GDPR
2 4 (4.82%) QA
3 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.20%) Def Stans
4 1 (1.20%) ISO 13485
4 1 (1.20%) JTAG
4 1 (1.20%) PMO
4 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) PTC Integrity
2 1 (1.20%) Ansible
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Lotus
3 6 (7.23%) Oracle
4 5 (6.02%) Cloudera
4 5 (6.02%) Green Hills
5 4 (4.82%) Teradata
6 2 (2.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.41%) PTC
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe
7 1 (1.20%) Apple
7 1 (1.20%) Avaya
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco
7 1 (1.20%) HP
7 1 (1.20%) Nortel