Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Target Operating Model skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Target Operating Model over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 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.

Target Operating Model (TOM)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 69 67
Rank change year-on-year +29 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing Target Operating Model 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.43% 0.57% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.67% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Cardiff median daily rate £463 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +10.77% -2.99%
10th Percentile £360 £375 £325
90th Percentile £558 £450 £500
South Wales median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

Target Operating Model 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 386 742 654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 79.10% 85.19% 87.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 529 447
Cardiff median daily rate £413 £423 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.37% +10.46% -1.29%
10th Percentile £223 £293 £189
90th Percentile £575 £625 £490
South Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 19
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.71% +100.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.70 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.85 £44.46 £21.40
South Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £22.01 £19.90
% change year-on-year -12.85% +10.59% -20.40%

Target Operating Model
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Target Operating Model as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Target Operating Model in Cardiff

Target Operating Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Target Operating Model in Cardiff

Target Operating Model
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Target Operating Model in Cardiff over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Target Operating Model in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Target Operating Model 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 Target Operating Model.

1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Workshop Facilitation
2 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 2 (28.57%) Julia
2 2 (28.57%) Data Science
2 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) MCIPD
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Scala
2 2 (28.57%) Azure
2 2 (28.57%) AWS
2 2 (28.57%) R
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Kafka
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation

Target Operating Model
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 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Power Platform
2 1 (14.29%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Workshop Facilitation
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Science
2 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Julia
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) R
1 2 (28.57%) Scala
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCIPD
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau