The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £170 -
% change year-on-year
+120.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLE
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
167 89 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 45.88% 32.84% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 61 84
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £415 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%