Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 53 59
Rank change year-on-year -40 +6 +24
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 9 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.65% 2.84% 2.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.88% 17.50% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 29
South Wales median daily rate £388 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -25.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £363 £304 £361
90th Percentile £456 £525 £795
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £500
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £43.00 -
Wales median hourly rate - £46.80 -

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 153 160 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 10.97% 16.23% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 110 109
South Wales median daily rate £360 £371 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -11.61% +12.00%
10th Percentile £223 £175 £260
90th Percentile £598 £471 £560
Wales median daily rate £363 £375 £425
% change year-on-year -3.33% -11.76% +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
South Wales median hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -50.00% +574.42%
10th Percentile £41.25 £15.24 £70.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.50 £73.95
Wales median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year +21.43% -51.72% +559.09%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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
Newport -13 7 £375 -9.09%
Cardiff -38 1 £500 +29.03%
Disclosure Scotland
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland.

1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) SDET
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management

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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Coach
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
2 1 (11.11%) LINQ
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) SDET
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Android Development
4 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) Health Informatics
4 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin