Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Analyst
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 37 6
Rank change year-on-year +10 -31 +3
Contract jobs requiring an Analyst 7 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 5.79% 2.42% 13.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 2.47% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 11
West Wales median daily rate £400 £164 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +144.65% -59.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £195 £113 £238
90th Percentile £551 £224 £438
Wales median daily rate £364 £375 £342
% change year-on-year -3.00% +9.65% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £13.56 £12.90 £14.88
% change year-on-year +5.16% -13.31% +19.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Wales
Contract vacancies in West Wales with a recognized job title 121 162 169
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.18% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 109 97
West Wales median daily rate £490 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £263 £187 £234
90th Percentile £600 £638 £575
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
West Wales median hourly rate - £11.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +0.56%
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +12.89% -1.82% -1.79%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in West Wales

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analyst in West Wales

Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in West Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analyst in West Wales

Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analyst in West Wales

Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 22 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
Swansea +11 7 £400 +292.16% 6
Analyst
Wales

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Wales region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
4 2 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) TestRail
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) User Experience
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) TestRail
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
5 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP