Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 91 83
Rank change year-on-year +23 -8 +5
Contract jobs citing Target Operating Model 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.79% 0.49% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.58% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
South Wales median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +1.49%
10th Percentile £360 £375 £325
90th Percentile £558 £450 £500
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
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 701 1,201 1,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 78.68% 84.40% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 862 705
South Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £251 £288 £206
90th Percentile £574 £607 £531
Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 36
South Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £22.01 £19.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.85% +10.59% -20.40%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £44.11 £77.50
Wales median hourly rate £19.18 £18.87 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.64% -5.65% -4.76%

Target Operating Model
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Target Operating Model in South Wales

Target Operating Model
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Target Operating Model in South Wales

Target Operating Model
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Target Operating Model in South Wales

Target Operating Model
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 Target Operating Model within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. 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
Cardiff +29 7 £463 +2.78%
Target Operating Model
Wales

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 South Wales 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 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 (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