Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disclosure Scotland
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 59 79
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20 +1
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 27 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.76% 2.50% 2.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.01% 23.33% 20.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 24
South Wales median daily rate £388 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +42.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £297 £372 £263
90th Percentile £530 £844 £450
Wales median daily rate £400 £500 £350
% change year-on-year -20.00% +42.86% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate £43.00 - £48.00
10th Percentile £36.80 - £47.00
90th Percentile £47.94 - £49.00
Wales median hourly rate £44.34 - £48.00

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 142 120 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.49% 10.71% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 100 113
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +18.06% +2.86%
10th Percentile £165 £250 £239
90th Percentile £511 £601 £513
Wales median daily rate £393 £429 £365
% change year-on-year -8.28% +17.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
South Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £47.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.68% +331.82% -35.29%
10th Percentile £15.24 £28.15 £9.40
90th Percentile £47.59 £65.65 £36.80
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £14.86
% change year-on-year -26.32% +219.70% -17.46%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in South Wales

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in South Wales

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in South Wales over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in South Wales

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in South Wales

Disclosure Scotland
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +4 16 £388 -18.42%
Newport +13 9 £413 -21.43%
Disclosure Scotland
Wales

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Scala
6 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (14.81%) Kafka
6 4 (14.81%) IBM
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) Marathon
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) XML
7 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) NHS
7 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Skype
7 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services

Disclosure Scotland
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) JCAPS
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) MSTest
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Head of Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Java Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Java Middleware Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Digital User Researcher
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) User Researcher
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) Kafka
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.70%) LINQ
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 3 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) PMI
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Scrum
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Coaching
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) OOP
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Release Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Design
4 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Scala
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCA
5 1 (3.70%) CCAA
5 1 (3.70%) CIPD
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.70%) ECDL
5 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) HL7
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Marathon
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Fiorano
3 2 (7.41%) InterSystems
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) HP