The first table below looks at the demand for SSL skills 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 SSL over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Secure Socket Layer (SSL)
Rank 61 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing SSL 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.33% 0.47% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 2.17% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £650 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +78.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +58.75%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 92 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.55% 21.45% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 46 28
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £15.58 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
SSL
Wales

SSL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

SSL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

SSL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SSL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

SSL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

SSL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

SSL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SSL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 2 £400 - 2
Torfaen - - - -
SSL
Wales

SSL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SSL 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 SSL.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) XQuery
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy

SSL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing SSL 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 SSL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (100.00%) JBehave
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Hudson
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XQuery
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) HP