Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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.

Consultant
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 36 43
Rank change year-on-year +20 +7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 13 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 7.65% 3.74% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.83% 3.85% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Newport median daily rate £400 £513 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +18.50% +73.00%
10th Percentile £288 £380 £369
90th Percentile £615 £763 £510
South Wales median daily rate £475 £450 £388
% change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% -11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newport median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £20.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport. 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
Newport
Contract vacancies in Newport with a recognized job title 166 286 229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.65% 97.28% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 187 136
Newport median daily rate £400 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.72% +7.12%
10th Percentile £149 £285 £303
90th Percentile £575 £550 £511
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 19
Newport median hourly rate £43.00 £46.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.53% +190.63% -36.00%
10th Percentile £21.50 £11.02 £9.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £65.63 £29.65
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +12.90% -1.59% +16.67%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in Newport

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in Newport

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in Newport over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in Newport

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in Newport

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newport region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (15.38%) Ansible
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Puppet
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (15.38%) Terraform
5 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
5 1 (7.69%) GDPR
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) ATDD
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 2 (15.38%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HCM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MM
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (7.69%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ATDD
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Scala
2 1 (7.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
1 2 (15.38%) Puppet
1 2 (15.38%) Terraform
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP