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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Consultant
Rank 24 42 25
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 15 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.05% 2.87% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 2.94% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Median daily rate £350 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £352 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £54.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.27% +111.76%
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
291 374 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.98% 97.65% 98.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 298 279
Median daily rate £350 £343 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 8
Median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.04% -7.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow
3 4 (19.05%) SaaS
3 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
3 4 (19.05%) SSL
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) HTML
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) CSS
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 4 (19.05%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) LDAP
3 4 (19.05%) Release Management
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Web Design
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps

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 (4.76%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.76%) SAP HCM
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) Route 53
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LDAP
1 4 (19.05%) SSL
1 4 (19.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Power BI
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
1 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) German Language
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
1 4 (19.05%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.76%) Kafka
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Release Management
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Web Design
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Prototyping
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) ERP
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
1 1 (4.76%) Fluentd
1 1 (4.76%) Marathon
1 1 (4.76%) Mesos
1 1 (4.76%) Piwik
1 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 4 (19.05%) ServiceNow
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
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