Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 18 October 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.

Internet
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 68 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing Internet 23 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.69% 1.18% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.79% 8.21% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 11
South Wales median daily rate £383 £180 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +112.66% -60.00% +35.85%
10th Percentile £313 £175 £350
90th Percentile £525 £222 £513
Wales median daily rate £383 £180 £450
% change year-on-year +112.66% -60.00% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 - £72.50
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 - £41.75

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 195 134 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 14.31% 14.41% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 92 141
South Wales median daily rate £400 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50% +17.22%
10th Percentile £313 £151 £275
90th Percentile £575 £450 £525
Wales median daily rate £400 £310 £400
% change year-on-year +29.03% -22.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 17
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £21.19 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.31% -39.46% +105.88%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.61 £12.75
90th Percentile £42.00 £48.88 £77.50
Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £11.72 £21.00
% change year-on-year +38.65% -44.19% +95.35%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in South Wales

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in South Wales

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in South Wales

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in South Wales

Internet
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 Internet within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 18 October 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 -15 18 £325 +80.56% 8
Bridgend - 4 £500 -
Newport - 1 - - 1
Internet
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 9 (39.13%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) UML
5 5 (21.74%) JBoss
5 5 (21.74%) Apache
5 5 (21.74%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Perl
5 5 (21.74%) Middleware
5 5 (21.74%) HTTP
5 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
5 5 (21.74%) Docker
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) Groovy
5 5 (21.74%) YAML
5 5 (21.74%) SonarQube
5 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (21.74%) OpenShift
5 5 (21.74%) AppDynamics
6 4 (17.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 4 (17.39%) Rational Team Concert
6 4 (17.39%) Rational Quality Manager
6 4 (17.39%) Use Case
6 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
6 4 (17.39%) JIRA

Internet
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 5 (21.74%) Apache
1 5 (21.74%) JBoss
2 4 (17.39%) Confluence
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) OpenShift
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) HTTP
3 4 (17.39%) Firewall
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.35%) DSL
5 1 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
1 5 (21.74%) SonarQube
2 4 (17.39%) Bitbucket
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (17.39%) Rational Quality Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Military
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Integration Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) Systems Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Middleware
1 5 (21.74%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
3 5 (21.74%) UML
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
4 4 (17.39%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Use Case
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Process Management
6 1 (4.35%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Groovy
1 5 (21.74%) Perl
1 5 (21.74%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PMP
2 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) AppDynamics
3 4 (17.39%) Atlassian
3 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) IBM
3 4 (17.39%) Juniper