The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 19 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.53% 4.04% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.64% 4.12% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
Median daily rate £350 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £316 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £479 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+34.81% +22.72%
Consultant
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
241 437 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.37% 97.98% 98.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 360 291
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.00 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Consultant across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Consultant 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 Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) SAP
3 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) Release Management
5 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) SaaS
5 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (16.67%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) LDAP
5 4 (16.67%) SSL
5 4 (16.67%) VPN
5 4 (16.67%) ITSM
5 4 (16.67%) Workflow
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Web Design
5 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Finance
6 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.50%) ISEB
6 3 (12.50%) WinRunner
6 3 (12.50%) HP UFT

Consultant 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 (4.17%) NetWeaver
1 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.17%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (8.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (8.33%) SAP HCM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.17%) Route 53
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LDAP
1 4 (16.67%) SSL
1 4 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) Power BI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
1 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) WinRunner
2 1 (4.17%) LSMW
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) German Language
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 4 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.17%) Kafka
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) SUSE
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 4 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (16.67%) ITSM
3 4 (16.67%) Release Management
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Web Design
3 4 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
4 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.33%) B2B
5 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.33%) ERP
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) ABAP
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) R
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Fluentd
1 1 (4.17%) Marathon
1 1 (4.17%) Mesos
1 1 (4.17%) Piwik
1 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) NetApp
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) webMethods
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £125 to £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago