Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 2020 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
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 104 83
Rank change year-on-year +47 -21 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis 22 9 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wales 2.08% 0.54% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.64% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 17
Median daily rate £325 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -1.96% -4.38%
10th Percentile £157 £291 £261
90th Percentile £528 £440 £519
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £18.87 £18.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.99% -
UK median hourly rate £20.11 £18.87 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% -5.65% +0.53%

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 833 1,401 1,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 78.66% 83.84% 86.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 1,005 895
Median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £282 £225
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 50 50
Median hourly rate £19.09 £23.25 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.87% -19.84% +0.87%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.00 £77.50
Median hourly rate £25.27 £24.91 £22.85
% change year-on-year +1.43% +9.04% -8.62%

Data Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis in Wales

Data Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis in Wales.

Daily rate trend for Data Analysis in Wales

Data Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis in Wales over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analysis in Wales

Data Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis in Wales.

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 4 April 2020. 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 +41 22 £325 -13.33% 3
Data Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Data Analysis.

1 15 (68.18%) SQL
1 15 (68.18%) Azure
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (40.91%) ETL
4 9 (40.91%) Python
4 9 (40.91%) R
5 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (36.36%) Data Science
6 7 (31.82%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (31.82%) Cosmos DB
6 7 (31.82%) Databricks
6 7 (31.82%) Power BI
6 7 (31.82%) Power Platform
6 7 (31.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (31.82%) AWS
7 6 (27.27%) Scala
7 6 (27.27%) Tableau
7 6 (27.27%) Analytics
7 6 (27.27%) VB
7 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Statistics
7 6 (27.27%) Julia
8 5 (22.73%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
8 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
8 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
8 5 (22.73%) Data Visualisation

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 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Azure
2 7 (31.82%) AWS
2 7 (31.82%) Azure Data Factory
2 7 (31.82%) Power Platform
3 4 (18.18%) Slack
4 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (31.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 7 (31.82%) Cosmos DB
2 7 (31.82%) Power BI
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.55%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Data Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Data Scientist
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Data Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Database Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Data Scientist
5 1 (4.55%) Mortgage Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Kafka
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) AIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (40.91%) ETL
3 8 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (36.36%) Data Science
4 6 (27.27%) Analytics
4 6 (27.27%) Statistics
5 5 (22.73%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (22.73%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
5 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Decision-Making
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Insight
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Project Governance
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Python
2 9 (40.91%) R
3 6 (27.27%) Julia
3 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Scala
3 6 (27.27%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) Java
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Databricks
3 6 (27.27%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle