Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for SOA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOA over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 70
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.91% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.10% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 10
Cardiff median daily rate - £450 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.00% -16.45%
South Wales median daily rate £563 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +25.00% +2.86% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

SOA 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 525 455 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 86.49% 83.18% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 368 591
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £175 £187 £220
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 14
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -4.20% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £10.05
90th Percentile £35.45 £37.13 £21.05
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £15.88
% change year-on-year +1.33% +18.11% +9.48%

SOA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for SOA in Cardiff

SOA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOA in Cardiff