Period
to 12 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Technical Lead
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 1 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.48% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £650 - -
South Wales median daily rate £500 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 194 660 772
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.82% 97.20% 96.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 493 587
Median daily rate £420 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +1.88% +9.59%
10th Percentile £163 £207 £284
90th Percentile £575 £624 £538
South Wales median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 22
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.04% +42.00% -17.33%
10th Percentile £12.63 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £36.75 £43.75 £29.80
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £12.88
% change year-on-year +4.29% +35.92% -40.12%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Cardiff

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Technical Leader in Cardiff.

Daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Cardiff

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, Technical Leader contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Technical Leader in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (100.00%) Concur
1 1 (100.00%) SAP S/4HANA

Technical Leader Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (100.00%) SAP HANA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Fiori
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Concur
1 1 (100.00%) SAP