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 3 months to 30 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.

Statistics
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 62 63
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Statistics 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.56% 1.38% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.64% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £190 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.20% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £360 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £13.00 £19.40
% change year-on-year +200.00% -32.98%  

Statistics 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 579 549 550
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.21% 83.94% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 377 310
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £263
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 42 29 22
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 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Statistics in Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 30 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 +10 3 £190 -39.20% 2
West Wales - 1 £325 -
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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%) Mathematics
1 4 (40.00%) R
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
3 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) Stata
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Publishing
4 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) PhD

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 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Data Scientist
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Statistical Data Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Data Munging
3 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Economics
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) R
2 2 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared