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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 71 56
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 25 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.57% 1.31% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 1.54% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 5
Median daily rate £500 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.20% +11.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £25.31 £31.70
% change year-on-year -31.83% -20.17%  

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 574 583 559
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.88% 84.86% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 399 312
Median daily rate £396 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 +34 24 £500 +28.20% 3
Analytics
UK

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (63.33%) Oracle
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (56.67%) Teradata
5 16 (53.33%) Hadoop
6 15 (50.00%) Python
7 13 (43.33%) Apache Spark
8 11 (36.67%) Cloudera
8 11 (36.67%) Business Analytics
8 11 (36.67%) SAP
9 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
10 9 (30.00%) Data Analytics
10 9 (30.00%) Big Data
11 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
11 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (23.33%) ETL
12 7 (23.33%) Scrum
12 7 (23.33%) Ab Initio
12 7 (23.33%) Tableau
12 7 (23.33%) Data Management
12 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (23.33%) QlikView
12 7 (23.33%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (23.33%) Algorithms
12 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (20.00%) MapReduce
13 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
13 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
13 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture

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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 13 (43.33%) Apache Spark
2 7 (23.33%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (16.67%) SAS
4 2 (6.67%) Tornado
5 1 (3.33%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Luigi
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) Hadoop
2 10 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 9 (30.00%) Big Data
4 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (23.33%) QlikView
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (16.67%) HBase
8 3 (10.00%) MySQL
8 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (6.67%) SQLite
10 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) ERwin
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Scala Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Data Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Data Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Teradata Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SEO Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (6.67%) Flask
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) OAuth
2 2 (6.67%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Algorithms
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Life Science
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) Fintech
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Business Analytics
4 9 (30.00%) Data Analytics
5 7 (23.33%) Data Management
5 7 (23.33%) ETL
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture
6 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (20.00%) MapReduce
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Quality Management
7 5 (16.67%) Kanban
7 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 4 (13.33%) BDD
8 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management
9 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (16.67%) R
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
1 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 17 (56.67%) Teradata
3 11 (36.67%) Cloudera
3 11 (36.67%) SAP
4 7 (23.33%) Ab Initio
4 7 (23.33%) Tableau
5 6 (20.00%) Informatica
5 6 (20.00%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (16.67%) Netezza
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco
8 1 (3.33%) Cognos
8 1 (3.33%) F5
8 1 (3.33%) IFS
8 1 (3.33%) ScanSafe
8 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.33%) Splunk
8 1 (3.33%) Symantec
8 1 (3.33%) Talend