Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 77 102
Rank change year-on-year -6 +25 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 14 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.08% 1.92% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 2.28% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 8
Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +10.34% -
10th Percentile £218 £287 £217
90th Percentile £555 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £423
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.37% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% - -
UK median hourly rate £19.30 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year -3.53% -3.03% -26.34%

Data Analysis 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 1,091 1,185 1,195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.79% 84.22% 82.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 859 883
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £189 £238
90th Percentile £562 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 53
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% +12.50% +2.40%
10th Percentile £13.30 £10.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £77.50 £60.38 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £23.44 £24.50 £23.35
% change year-on-year -4.34% +4.93% +16.75%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis in Wales over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 January 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 -7 14 £393 -1.88% 5
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 4 (28.57%) Cloudera
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
5 3 (21.43%) Metadata Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Transformation
5 3 (21.43%) Data Acquisition
5 3 (21.43%) Big Data
5 3 (21.43%) Scala
5 3 (21.43%) R
5 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Data Security
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Java

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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
4 3 (21.43%) Big Data
4 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) MS Access
5 2 (14.29%) Power BI
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (14.29%) SSDT
6 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
6 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.14%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Data Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Data Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Strategy Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ETL
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Acquisition
3 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Data Governance
3 3 (21.43%) Data Security
3 3 (21.43%) Data Transformation
3 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
3 3 (21.43%) Metadata Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) R
2 3 (21.43%) Scala
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Cloudera
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle