Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 41 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 +30
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 95 56 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.89% 4.98% 6.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.79% 18.01% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 41 58
Wales median daily rate £418 £393 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.37% +0.64% +11.43%
10th Percentile £202 £175 £201
90th Percentile £589 £513 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £438 £413
% change year-on-year -2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £21.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £15.54 £19.38 £17.00
90th Percentile £23.03 £23.13 £21.53
UK median hourly rate £18.02 £21.25 £19.23
% change year-on-year -15.22% +10.50% +3.83%

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 480 311 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 29.78% 27.67% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 220 300
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £227 £145 £175
90th Percentile £588 £514 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 12
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £24.82 £20.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.49% +21.82% +48.72%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.05 £13.16
90th Percentile £24.10 £41.13 £60.25
UK median hourly rate £21.22 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.49% +2.50% +7.99%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +5 85 £418 +6.37% 33
West Wales +11 10 £425 -10.53% 4
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 40 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
2 35 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 19 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 19 (20.00%) Finance
6 18 (18.95%) C++
6 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
7 17 (17.89%) User Stories
8 14 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (14.74%) Change Control
9 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
9 13 (13.68%) Multithreading
9 13 (13.68%) UML
9 13 (13.68%) Python
9 13 (13.68%) Multithreaded Programming
10 12 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (12.63%) Degree
11 11 (11.58%) OOD
11 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
11 11 (11.58%) OO
12 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (10.53%) Project Management
12 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (10.53%) Decision-Making
13 9 (9.47%) Service Design
13 9 (9.47%) Confluence
13 9 (9.47%) JIRA

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 9 (9.47%) Confluence
2 3 (3.16%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.11%) SAS
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.05%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) IaaS
4 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.05%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Extranet
1 5 (5.26%) Intranet
2 4 (4.21%) VoIP
3 3 (3.16%) SNMP
3 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) Firewall
4 1 (1.05%) SMS
4 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.42%) Big Data
3 5 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.21%) MySQL
4 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.16%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.11%) Power BI
7 1 (1.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.05%) MS Access
7 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) JIRA
2 6 (6.32%) Spinnaker
3 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.16%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.16%) GCC
4 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.11%) Subversion
6 1 (1.05%) Selenium
6 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Marketing
3 3 (3.16%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.11%) Automotive
4 2 (2.11%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.05%) Front Office
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (43.16%) Analyst
2 26 (27.37%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.84%) Software Engineer
4 11 (11.58%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Architect
5 7 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (7.37%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.21%) EDI Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) EDI Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.21%) IT Services Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.16%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.16%) User Researcher
8 3 (3.16%) Voice Engineer
9 2 (2.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) EDI
1 4 (4.21%) Web Services
2 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.16%) CSS
2 3 (3.16%) CSS3
2 3 (3.16%) Django
2 3 (3.16%) HTML
2 3 (3.16%) HTML5
2 3 (3.16%) jQuery
3 1 (1.05%) Spring
3 1 (1.05%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.05%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.32%) User Experience
2 5 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.16%) Blog
3 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.16%) NHS
4 2 (2.11%) Fintech
5 1 (1.05%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.05%) CMDB
5 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.21%) Linux
2 1 (1.05%) Unix
2 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
2 35 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 19 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 17 (17.89%) User Stories
6 14 (14.74%) Change Control
6 14 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.68%) Multithreaded Programming
7 13 (13.68%) Multithreading
7 13 (13.68%) UML
8 11 (11.58%) OO
8 11 (11.58%) OOD
9 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.53%) Decision-Making
9 10 (10.53%) Project Management
10 9 (9.47%) Service Design
11 8 (8.42%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (8.42%) Machine Learning
11 8 (8.42%) Scrum
11 8 (8.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) C++
2 13 (13.68%) Python
3 8 (8.42%) Java
4 6 (6.32%) SQL
5 5 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.26%) R
6 4 (4.21%) C
6 4 (4.21%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.21%) Ruby
7 2 (2.11%) C#
7 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.11%) VBA
8 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.63%) Degree
4 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.05%) CCNA
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.05%) ISEB
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.05%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) GDPR
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.11%) MISRA
3 2 (2.11%) MISRA C
3 2 (2.11%) SLA
4 1 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) Docker
2 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.11%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle
3 5 (5.26%) SAP
4 4 (4.21%) Teradata
5 3 (3.16%) Adobe
6 2 (2.11%) Green Hills
6 2 (2.11%) Lotus
7 1 (1.05%) Apple
7 1 (1.05%) Avaya
7 1 (1.05%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix
7 1 (1.05%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.05%) Facebook
7 1 (1.05%) Google
7 1 (1.05%) McAfee
7 1 (1.05%) Nortel
7 1 (1.05%) Remedy
7 1 (1.05%) Sophos
7 1 (1.05%) VMware