Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 6 months to 21 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.

Analytics
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 81 79
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2 0
Contract jobs citing Analytics 31 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.60% 1.56% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 1.86% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 28
Wales median daily rate £351 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.00% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £308 £345 £311
90th Percentile £553 £575 £529
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.70% +20.58%

Analytics 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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 995 1182 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.54% 83.77% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 835 962
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 53 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.55 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Wales

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Wales over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Wales

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytics in Wales

Analytics
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 Analytics within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 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
South Wales +7 19 £351 -19.77% 3
West Wales +12 10 £513 +13.89%
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Wales region with a requirement for Analytics.

1 13 (41.94%) Finance
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
3 10 (32.26%) Play Framework
3 10 (32.26%) Event Store
3 10 (32.26%) Dropwizard
3 10 (32.26%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 10 (32.26%) Google
3 10 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (32.26%) Google Analytics
3 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (32.26%) Open Source
3 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
3 10 (32.26%) REST
3 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
3 10 (32.26%) Ansible
4 9 (29.03%) Domain-Driven Design
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
5 8 (25.81%) Collaborative Working
6 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
6 7 (22.58%) Credit Risk
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Migration
7 6 (19.35%) Banking

Analytics
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 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (32.26%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
2 10 (32.26%) Event Store
2 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
2 10 (32.26%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
4 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.45%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Power BI
5 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Retail Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (3.23%) Local Government
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.23%) Publishing
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Data Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Graduate
5 4 (12.90%) Graduate Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Graduate Data Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Business Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Product Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Data Integration Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Project Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Dropwizard
1 10 (32.26%) Play Framework
1 10 (32.26%) REST
2 9 (29.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Social Media
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (32.26%) Open Source
3 9 (29.03%) Domain-Driven Design
3 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
4 8 (25.81%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (19.35%) Migration
6 5 (16.13%) Data Analytics
6 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
7 4 (12.90%) Data Extraction
7 4 (12.90%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.45%) Data Management
9 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
9 2 (6.45%) ETL
9 2 (6.45%) Project Management
9 2 (6.45%) Scrum
9 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) Java
1 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) R
4 2 (6.45%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Google
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Hootsuite
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau