The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 23 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 33 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.89% 4.51% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.87% 20.00% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 5
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+77.50% -
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
92 85 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.01% 22.55% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 70 36
Average daily rate £325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £249 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.78 £8.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.58% -37.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cardiff region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cardiff region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 42 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
4 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 17 (40.48%) SQL
6 15 (35.71%) J2EE
6 15 (35.71%) Java
6 15 (35.71%) Hibernate
6 15 (35.71%) TDD
7 14 (33.33%) Scrum
8 13 (30.95%) HTML
8 13 (30.95%) CSS
8 13 (30.95%) SOAP
8 13 (30.95%) OO
8 13 (30.95%) Spring
8 13 (30.95%) JSF
8 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (30.95%) Open Source
8 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
8 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
8 13 (30.95%) DevOps
9 12 (28.57%) Hudson
9 12 (28.57%) Confluence
9 12 (28.57%) MongoDB
9 12 (28.57%) JIRA
9 12 (28.57%) Maven
9 12 (28.57%) Web Services
9 12 (28.57%) XML
9 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
10 11 (26.19%) XSLT

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (28.57%) Confluence
2 5 (11.90%) LiveCycle
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) ArcGIS
4 2 (4.76%) WildFly
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) ArcSDE
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Firewall
1 2 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 11 (26.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) MySQL
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
2 12 (28.57%) Maven
2 12 (28.57%) JIRA
2 12 (28.57%) Hudson
3 11 (26.19%) Selenium
3 11 (26.19%) Spock
3 11 (26.19%) Geb
3 11 (26.19%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Tester
4 4 (9.52%) DBA
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (9.52%) Designer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Network Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Scala Developer
6 2 (4.76%) GIS Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.76%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) J2EE
1 15 (35.71%) Hibernate
2 13 (30.95%) Spring
2 13 (30.95%) JSF
2 13 (30.95%) HTML
2 13 (30.95%) CSS
2 13 (30.95%) SOAP
2 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
3 12 (28.57%) Web Services
3 12 (28.57%) XML
4 11 (26.19%) XSLT
4 11 (26.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (7.14%) .NET
6 2 (4.76%) ArcObjects
6 2 (4.76%) REST
7 1 (2.38%) Apache Camel
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.38%) OSGi
7 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Replication
2 2 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.76%) GIS
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) TDD
3 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 13 (30.95%) OO
4 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.95%) Open Source
4 13 (30.95%) DevOps
5 11 (26.19%) SDLC
5 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
5 11 (26.19%) Release Management
5 11 (26.19%) RUP
5 11 (26.19%) DSDM
5 11 (26.19%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
6 10 (23.81%) Pair Programming
7 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.90%) CRM
9 4 (9.52%) Database Tuning
10 3 (7.14%) BDD
10 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) Java
3 12 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Twitter
3 5 (11.90%) Adobe
4 4 (9.52%) Percona
5 3 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.76%) ESRI
6 2 (4.76%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago