The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Degree
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 49 26
Rank change year-on-year +26 -23  
Contract jobs citing Degree 17 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.04% 3.10% 4.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.10% 12.26% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 6
Median daily rate £285 £325 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +27.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £293 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.00%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 89 106 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 26.41% 25.24% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 69 44
Median daily rate £365 £335 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.95% -25.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.77 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Cardiff

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Cardiff

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Cardiff over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Cardiff

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Cardiff

Degree
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Degree.

1 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (20.00%) XML
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) SAP Certification
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) HL7
4 4 (16.00%) Use Case
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) JCAPS
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.00%) XSLT
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) Client/Server

Degree
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (12.00%) JCAPS
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (8.00%) ArcSDE
2 2 (8.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Stata
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) SAP CRM
1 2 (8.00%) SAP MRS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) GIS
3 2 (8.00%) Spatial Data
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) CRM Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Management Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) SAP Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (12.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (8.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) NHS
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Use Case
5 3 (12.00%) Conceptual Models
5 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.00%) ITSM
5 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) R
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (16.00%) SAP Certification
3 3 (12.00%) ISEB
4 2 (8.00%) CISM
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) GIAC
4 2 (8.00%) Postgraduate
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) HL7
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) Fiorano
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) InterSystems
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) ESRI
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago