The table below looks at the statistics for HND in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HND over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Higher National Diploma (HND)
Rank - 53 42
Contract jobs citing HND 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.65% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £175 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £19.50 £22.44
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -13.09%
HND
Wales

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
157 153 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.26% 30.66% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 96 54
Average daily rate £335 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Average hourly rate £51.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

HND
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

HND Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

HND
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HND across the South Wales region.

HND Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

HND
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HND across the South Wales region.

HND Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

HND
Top 15 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing HND 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 HND.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

HND
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing HND 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 HND. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian