Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 49 55
Rank change year-on-year -40 +6 +20
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 9 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.71% 3.10% 3.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.66% 17.92% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 23
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £343 £288 £263
90th Percentile £430 £519 £474
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -
Wales median hourly rate - £57.50 -

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 159 173 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 12.47% 17.28% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 114 87
South Wales median daily rate £363 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -7.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £175 £238
90th Percentile £561 £450 £525
Wales median daily rate £365 £355 £400
% change year-on-year +2.82% -11.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 3
South Wales median hourly rate £30.75 £35.00 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.14% -51.72% +530.43%
10th Percentile £28.38 £25.00 £70.25
90th Percentile £34.53 £77.50 £73.95
Wales median hourly rate £30.75 £25.75 £71.25
% change year-on-year +19.42% -63.86% +420.07%

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 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 20 August 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 -16 7 £375 -16.67%
Cardiff -36 1 £380 +1.33% 1
Disclosure Scotland
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (22.22%) SDET
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) SpecFlow
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) TDD

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 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
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%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Coach
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) SDET
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Proactive Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco