Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Influencing Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Influencing Skills over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Influencing Skills
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 60 40 72
Rank change year-on-year -20 +32 +8
Contract jobs citing Influencing Skills 9 2 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 1.09% 0.55% 0.96%
As % of the General category 2.05% 1.21% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
10th Percentile £464 £419 £431
25th Percentile £482 £428 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £463 £500
Median % change year-on-year +13.51% -7.50% +11.11%
75th Percentile £580 £503 "
90th Percentile £606 £516 £560
Wales median daily rate £445 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -11.05% +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.19 - -
Wales median hourly rate £20.19 - -

Influencing Skills is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 438 165 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 53.03% 45.21% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 113 283
10th Percentile £180 £155 £259
25th Percentile £361 £320 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
75th Percentile £532 £525 £506
90th Percentile £586 £575 £588
Wales median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 27
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.21 £10.97
25th Percentile £14.31 £15.00 £13.63
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year - +6.98% +22.07%
75th Percentile £25.00 £23.75 £22.50
90th Percentile £27.70 £24.88 £39.50
Wales median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.98% +33.20%

Influencing Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Influencing Skills as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Influencing Skills in South Wales

Influencing Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Influencing Skills in South Wales.

Daily rate trend for Influencing Skills in South Wales

Influencing Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Influencing Skills in South Wales.

Hourly rate trend for Influencing Skills in South Wales

Influencing Skills
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Influencing Skills in South Wales over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Influencing Skills in South Wales

Influencing Skills
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Influencing Skills within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport -15 5 £525 +5.00%
Cardiff -24 1 £595 +40.00% 2
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
Influencing Skills
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Influencing Skills 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Influencing Skills.

1 8 (88.89%) Social Skills
2 4 (44.44%) PMO
2 4 (44.44%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
4 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
4 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Microservices
5 1 (11.11%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) CIPD
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Robotics

Influencing Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (88.89%) Social Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Public Sector
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Programme Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Programme Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Accountant
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Assistant Accountant
3 1 (11.11%) Development Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Finance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Accountant
3 1 (11.11%) HR Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SOA Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Microservices
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
2 1 (11.11%) CIPD
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PMO
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle