Period
to 13 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 82 56
Rank change year-on-year +35 -26 -1
Contract jobs citing Computer Science 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.23% 0.25% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 0.27% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Cardiff median daily rate £550 - £388
10th Percentile £311 - £311
90th Percentile £563 - £434
South Wales median daily rate £550 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +46.67% -6.25% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £112.50 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £112.50 - -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 473 733 519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 82.84% 89.83% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 577 382
Cardiff median daily rate £413 £405 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.36% -0.33%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £175
90th Percentile £619 £553 £513
South Wales median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 21
Cardiff median hourly rate £21.00 £11.78 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.27% -25.73% +22.00%
10th Percentile £13.60 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.75 £19.88 £39.75
South Wales median hourly rate £19.88 £14.72 £23.07
% change year-on-year +35.10% -36.22% +12.54%

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Cardiff

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science in Cardiff

Computer Science
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Cardiff over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Computer Science in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) SSCP
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Azure
2 4 (57.14%) AWS
2 4 (57.14%) Open Source
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
2 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Conceptual Models
2 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (57.14%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Technology Roadmap
2 4 (57.14%) Architectural Design
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Computer Science
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Azure
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) AWS Architect
2 3 (42.86%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Azure Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Architectural Design
1 4 (57.14%) Conceptual Models
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Open Source
1 4 (57.14%) Security Architecture
1 4 (57.14%) Technology Roadmap
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Informatics
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) SSCP
1 4 (57.14%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) VMware