The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Data Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Data Analysis
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 62 62
Rank change year-on-year +11 0  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 10 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.44% 1.23% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.50% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £425 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.93% +15.71%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 £14.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.06% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.36 £14.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +109.73% -30.86%  

Data Analysis 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 577 534 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.90% 81.78% 79.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 363 363
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +71.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.40 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Wales

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Wales

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Analysis in Wales

Data Analysis
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 Data Analysis within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 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 +16 10 £425 +12.58% 1
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis 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 Data Analysis.

1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 3 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Publishing
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) OLAP
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) SAS
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) WebFOCUS
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking

Data Analysis
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 3 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Luigi
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) OLAP
1 3 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Power BI
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Publishing
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 3 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Data Deduplication
4 1 (6.67%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) Sage
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Talend
3 1 (6.67%) Teradata