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 26 June 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 21 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 17 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.09% 1.79% 4.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.53% 10.34% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 8
Median daily rate £375 £456 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +48.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £463 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +84.61%
SC Cleared
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
43 58 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.41% 17.26% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 43
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £162 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -43.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (45.10%) HTML
3 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
4 21 (41.18%) Java
5 17 (33.33%) DV Cleared
6 16 (31.37%) SOAP
6 16 (31.37%) XML
7 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 15 (29.41%) JIRA
8 14 (27.45%) SAP
9 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
9 13 (25.49%) ABAP
9 13 (25.49%) Selenium
9 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (23.53%) Spring
10 12 (23.53%) Document Management
10 12 (23.53%) jQuery
10 12 (23.53%) Visual Studio
10 12 (23.53%) JBoss
11 11 (21.57%) SQL
11 11 (21.57%) JUnit
11 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (21.57%) JSF
11 11 (21.57%) DbUnit
11 11 (21.57%) Spock
11 11 (21.57%) JSTS
12 10 (19.61%) TDD
12 10 (19.61%) Hibernate
12 10 (19.61%) Scrum

SC Cleared
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (23.53%) JBoss
2 9 (17.65%) Confluence
2 9 (17.65%) FileNet
2 9 (17.65%) LiveCycle
3 7 (13.73%) GeoServer
3 7 (13.73%) IIS
3 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.80%) MQSeries
5 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.96%) Apache
6 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.96%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Gliffy
2 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
1 1 (1.96%) PaaS
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) BGP
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
1 1 (1.96%) HSRP
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) MPLS
1 1 (1.96%) OSPF
1 1 (1.96%) VLAN
1 1 (1.96%) VPN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) JIRA
2 13 (25.49%) Selenium
3 12 (23.53%) Visual Studio
4 11 (21.57%) DbUnit
4 11 (21.57%) JUnit
4 11 (21.57%) Spock
5 9 (17.65%) Ant
5 9 (17.65%) Hudson
5 9 (17.65%) Maven
5 9 (17.65%) Subversion
6 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
7 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
7 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (7.84%) Burp Suite
8 4 (7.84%) JMeter
9 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (13.73%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Java Developer
2 13 (25.49%) SAP Developer
3 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 10 (19.61%) ABAP Developer
5 9 (17.65%) UI Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Juniper Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Change Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) SSRS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) HTML
2 16 (31.37%) SOAP
2 16 (31.37%) XML
3 12 (23.53%) jQuery
3 12 (23.53%) Spring
4 11 (21.57%) JSF
4 11 (21.57%) JSTS
5 10 (19.61%) Hibernate
6 9 (17.65%) .NET
7 8 (15.69%) REST
8 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
8 7 (13.73%) Dojo
8 7 (13.73%) HTML5
8 7 (13.73%) Java EE
8 7 (13.73%) Java SE
8 7 (13.73%) JRules
8 7 (13.73%) SAP Smart Forms
8 7 (13.73%) XSD
9 6 (11.76%) JPA
9 6 (11.76%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Replication
2 1 (1.96%) iPad
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Document Management
3 10 (19.61%) Scrum
3 10 (19.61%) TDD
4 6 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Test Automation
5 5 (9.80%) Use Case
5 5 (9.80%) V-Model
5 5 (9.80%) Volume Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Workflow
6 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.84%) SDLC
6 4 (7.84%) Security Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.88%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
2 21 (41.18%) Java
3 13 (25.49%) ABAP
3 13 (25.49%) T-SQL
4 11 (21.57%) SQL
5 7 (13.73%) SAPscript
6 3 (5.88%) C
7 2 (3.92%) C#
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Groovy
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) BC Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.92%) CCNP
5 2 (3.92%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.96%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.96%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) SAP
2 9 (17.65%) Adobe
2 9 (17.65%) ILOG
2 9 (17.65%) Splunk
3 7 (13.73%) Kofax
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.80%) Atlassian
5 5 (9.80%) Cisco
6 4 (7.84%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) BMC
7 1 (1.96%) CA
7 1 (1.96%) Remedy
7 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
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