The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank - 32 46
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 0 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.92% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.01% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.03% -5.71%
Applications Support
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
288 266 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.00% 97.08% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 211 262
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.35 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £29.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Cardiff region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Cardiff region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Applications Support 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 Cardiff region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (100.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware