Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Statistics
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 91 115
Rank change year-on-year +10 +24 -20
Contract jobs citing Statistics 10 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.84% 0.85% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.02% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Wales median daily rate £266 £281 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.42% -19.64% +11.11%
10th Percentile £168 £173 £325
90th Percentile £285 £414 £375
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.62% -29.26%
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £19.72
% change year-on-year +65.38% -34.06% -8.30%

Statistics 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 995 1182 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.54% 83.77% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 835 962
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £178 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 53 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -5.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.55 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +6.67% +18.42%

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Wales

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Wales

Statistics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Statistics in Wales

Statistics
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 Statistics within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +5 8 £266 -5.42%
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) R
2 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Physics
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (10.00%) Stata
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Billing

Statistics
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 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (10.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) NOC Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (10.00%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Visualisation
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) R
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Hootsuite