The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 20 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 37 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.64% 6.22% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.14% 27.06% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £282 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.14 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.09% +10.00%
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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
97 85 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.66% 22.97% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 70 35
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 £505
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%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 42 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (30.36%) Java
4 17 (30.36%) TDD
4 17 (30.36%) Scrum
5 16 (28.57%) SOAP
5 16 (28.57%) Web Services
5 16 (28.57%) XML
6 15 (26.79%) J2EE
6 15 (26.79%) Hibernate
7 14 (25.00%) HTML
7 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
7 14 (25.00%) CSS
7 14 (25.00%) OO
7 14 (25.00%) Open Source
7 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 13 (23.21%) AngularJS
8 13 (23.21%) MongoDB
8 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (23.21%) DevOps
8 13 (23.21%) Spring
8 13 (23.21%) JSF
8 13 (23.21%) JIRA
9 12 (21.43%) Maven
9 12 (21.43%) Subversion
9 12 (21.43%) Selenium
9 12 (21.43%) Confluence

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.43%) Confluence
2 5 (8.93%) LiveCycle
3 3 (5.36%) JBoss
4 2 (3.57%) ArcGIS
4 2 (3.57%) WildFly
5 1 (1.79%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.79%) Apache
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (23.21%) MongoDB
3 11 (19.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (19.64%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.14%) MySQL
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.36%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (23.21%) JIRA
3 12 (21.43%) Selenium
3 12 (21.43%) Subversion
3 12 (21.43%) Maven
3 12 (21.43%) Hudson
4 11 (19.64%) Spock
4 11 (19.64%) Geb
5 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (3.57%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.79%) JUnit
8 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.79%) JMeter
8 1 (1.79%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Tester
4 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) DBA
6 4 (7.14%) MySQL DBA
6 4 (7.14%) Designer
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Clinical Data Manager
8 2 (3.57%) GIS Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Data Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.57%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) SOAP
1 16 (28.57%) Web Services
1 16 (28.57%) XML
2 15 (26.79%) J2EE
2 15 (26.79%) Hibernate
3 14 (25.00%) CSS
3 14 (25.00%) HTML
4 13 (23.21%) Spring
4 13 (23.21%) JSF
4 13 (23.21%) AngularJS
5 11 (19.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (19.64%) .NET
5 11 (19.64%) XSLT
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.14%) RESTful
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.57%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.57%) REST
9 2 (3.57%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) NHS
2 4 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (3.57%) PACS
3 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.57%) GIS
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.36%) TDD
2 17 (30.36%) Scrum
3 14 (25.00%) OO
3 14 (25.00%) Open Source
4 13 (23.21%) DevOps
4 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.64%) Test Automation
5 11 (19.64%) Release Management
5 11 (19.64%) RUP
5 11 (19.64%) DSDM
5 11 (19.64%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (19.64%) Configuration Management
5 11 (19.64%) SDLC
6 10 (17.86%) Pair Programming
7 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.93%) CRM
9 4 (7.14%) Information Security
9 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.14%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) SQL
2 17 (30.36%) Java
3 14 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 10 (17.86%) C#
5 7 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.36%) Scala
7 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) ISEB
4 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) HL7
2 2 (3.57%) DICOM
3 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Twitter
3 5 (8.93%) Adobe
4 4 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
4 4 (7.14%) Percona
4 4 (7.14%) Oracle
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.57%) ESRI
6 2 (3.57%) Dell
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco
6 2 (3.57%) Fiorano
6 2 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (1.79%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.79%) OpenText
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago