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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 51 60
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 4 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.65% 0.91% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.16% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 14
Median daily rate £294 £365 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.52% -11.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £401 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% +7.89%  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 532 430 709
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 85.81% 78.04% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 302 487
Median daily rate £380 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 21 27
Median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +129.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.88 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £72.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Wales

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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 3 months to 26 June 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

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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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -8 3 £294 -19.52%
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (68.97%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (62.07%) Oracle
3 16 (55.17%) Teradata
3 16 (55.17%) Hadoop
4 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (48.28%) Python
6 12 (41.38%) Apache Spark
7 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
7 11 (37.93%) Cloudera
7 11 (37.93%) Business Analytics
8 10 (34.48%) Big Data
8 10 (34.48%) SAP
9 8 (27.59%) Data Management
9 8 (27.59%) Scrum
9 8 (27.59%) Data Analytics
10 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (24.14%) QlikView
10 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
10 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (24.14%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (24.14%) Algorithms
10 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (20.69%) Informatica
11 6 (20.69%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (20.69%) ERwin
11 6 (20.69%) ETL
11 6 (20.69%) Ab Initio
11 6 (20.69%) Migration
11 6 (20.69%) Quality Management
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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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 12 (41.38%) Apache Spark
2 7 (24.14%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (17.24%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (17.24%) SAS
4 2 (6.90%) Tornado
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) Hadoop
2 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
3 10 (34.48%) Big Data
4 7 (24.14%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (24.14%) QlikView
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (17.24%) HBase
7 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
8 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
9 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.90%) MySQL
9 2 (6.90%) SQLite
10 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) ERwin
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Scala Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Data Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Teradata Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (3.45%) IFS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (6.90%) Flask
2 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) OAuth
2 2 (6.90%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.45%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Algorithms
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Life Science
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Business Analytics
4 8 (27.59%) Data Analytics
4 8 (27.59%) Data Management
4 8 (27.59%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Data Architecture
5 6 (20.69%) Data Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (20.69%) ETL
5 6 (20.69%) Kanban
5 6 (20.69%) MapReduce
5 6 (20.69%) Migration
5 6 (20.69%) Quality Management
6 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
7 4 (13.79%) TDD
8 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Python
2 6 (20.69%) R
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 16 (55.17%) Teradata
3 11 (37.93%) Cloudera
4 10 (34.48%) SAP
5 6 (20.69%) Ab Initio
5 6 (20.69%) Informatica
5 6 (20.69%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (20.69%) Tableau
6 5 (17.24%) Netezza
7 1 (3.45%) IFS
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft