Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 60 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 +7
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 32 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.71% 2.30% 3.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.62% 20.16% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 36
South Wales median daily rate £375 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +42.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £283 £355 £263
90th Percentile £469 £860 £444
Wales median daily rate £390 £500 £325
% change year-on-year -22.00% +53.85% -23.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate £44.34 - £48.00
10th Percentile £39.42 - £47.00
90th Percentile £48.05 - £49.00
Wales median hourly rate £45.67 - £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 130 129 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.01% 11.41% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 107 129
South Wales median daily rate £364 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +15.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £178 £234 £190
90th Percentile £488 £605 £505
Wales median daily rate £390 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -8.24% +21.43% -9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
South Wales median hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.00% +108.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £25.75 £14.30 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.46 £32.30 £53.00
Wales median hourly rate £44.34 £25.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year +77.34% +104.08% -23.44%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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
Cardiff +3 20 £380 -5.00%
Newport +9 10 £375 -48.28% 1
Disclosure Scotland
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) ETL
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) .NET
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (12.50%) OOP
6 4 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (9.38%) NUnit
7 3 (9.38%) LINQ
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.38%) MSTest
7 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
7 3 (9.38%) SMS
7 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
7 3 (9.38%) Java
7 3 (9.38%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) XSD

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 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Skype
1 3 (9.38%) SMS
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) Big Data
3 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (9.38%) MSTest
2 3 (9.38%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Data Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Data Modeller
4 2 (6.25%) Head of Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Java Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Digital User Researcher
5 1 (3.13%) Migration Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.13%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
2 3 (9.38%) LINQ
2 3 (9.38%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) XML Schema
2 3 (9.38%) XSD
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.13%) PySpark
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) XSL
3 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.13%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) ETL
3 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.50%) OOP
4 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Coaching
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (9.38%) Data Transformation
5 3 (9.38%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Informatics
6 2 (6.25%) Kanban
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Scala
4 1 (3.13%) Go
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) CIPD
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.13%) ECDL
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.13%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (3.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) Dell
3 1 (3.13%) HP