The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 71 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% 0.29% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £477 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.72% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
- +184.64%
BC Cleared
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
178 234 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.34% 33.48% 28.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 111 72
Average daily rate £325 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £543 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 12
Average hourly rate £48.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £8.75 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £28.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Wales

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales -10 3 - -
BC Cleared
UK

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (75.00%) ILOG
2 3 (75.00%) JPA
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) LiveCycle
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) DbUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Hudson
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (75.00%) Spock
2 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Confluence
1 3 (75.00%) FileNet
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) LiveCycle
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) DbUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Hudson
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Spock
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) Dojo
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
1 3 (75.00%) Java SE
1 3 (75.00%) JPA
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) JRules
1 3 (75.00%) JSF
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (75.00%) Document Management
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
1 3 (75.00%) ILOG
1 3 (75.00%) Kofax
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy