The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Welsh Language in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Welsh Language over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Welsh Language
Rank 600 548 -
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -
Contract jobs citing Welsh Language 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.008% -
As % of the General category 0.013% 0.019% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £581 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £581 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 -
General Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
22418 20753 27516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.00% 42.71% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13896 12476 16268
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 611 663 831
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%

Welsh Language
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Welsh Language within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Welsh Language Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Welsh Language
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Welsh Language within the UK.

Welsh Language Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Welsh Language
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Welsh Language within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Welsh Language Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Welsh Language
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Welsh Language within the UK.

Welsh Language Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Welsh Language
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Welsh Language within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wales -19 3 £581 - 7
South Wales -13 1 £313 - 7
Cardiff -15 1 £313 - 6
London - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
England - - - -
East of England - - - -

Welsh Language
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Welsh Language 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 Welsh Language.

1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Market Research
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration

Welsh Language
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Welsh Language 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 Welsh Language. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Market Research
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center