The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had IT Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Consultant
Rank 37 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Consultant 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.37% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £12.00 £7.00
% change year-on-year
+283.33% +71.42%
IT 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
264 439 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.51% 97.99% 97.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 360 292
Median daily rate £375 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 13
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 £8.13
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%

IT Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

IT Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

IT Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

IT Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

IT Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

IT Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

IT Consultant Skill Set
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT 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 IT Consultant in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

IT 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement