Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 34 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 30.91% 31.68% 29.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.96% 62.20% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 34
Swansea median daily rate £500 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% +2.27%
10th Percentile £396 £413 £338
90th Percentile £600 £675 £575
West Wales median daily rate £500 £538 £450
% change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swansea median hourly rate - - -
West Wales median hourly rate - - -

SC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swansea with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Swansea
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 82 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swansea 49.09% 50.93% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 33
Swansea median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £368 £196 £314
90th Percentile £600 £618 £575
West Wales median daily rate £500 £475 £439
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.26% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Swansea median hourly rate - - £15.25
West Wales median hourly rate - - £15.25

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swansea.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Swansea

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Swansea.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Swansea

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swansea

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Swansea over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Swansea

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Swansea.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Swansea

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 Swansea region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 34 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (73.53%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (70.59%) Web Services
4 17 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (47.06%) Linux
5 16 (47.06%) Ansible
6 14 (41.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (41.18%) Terraform
6 14 (41.18%) Open Source
7 11 (32.35%) Dropwizard
7 11 (32.35%) SQL
8 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 10 (29.41%) HTML
8 10 (29.41%) CSS
8 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
8 10 (29.41%) DevOps
9 9 (26.47%) Software Delivery
9 9 (26.47%) Serverless
9 9 (26.47%) PaaS
9 9 (26.47%) RESTful
9 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
10 8 (23.53%) Python
10 8 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 8 (23.53%) Node.js
10 8 (23.53%) CQRS
11 6 (17.65%) REST
11 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
11 6 (17.65%) Relational Database

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Swansea 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 (5.88%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 25 (73.53%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (41.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (26.47%) PaaS
3 9 (26.47%) Serverless
4 2 (5.88%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) NoSQL
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.88%) JBehave
3 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.82%) Electronics
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.82%) Marketing
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 12 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Payments Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (70.59%) Web Services
2 11 (32.35%) Dropwizard
3 10 (29.41%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) HTML
4 9 (26.47%) RESTful
5 8 (23.53%) Node.js
6 6 (17.65%) REST
7 4 (11.76%) SOAP
8 2 (5.88%) JSON
8 2 (5.88%) XML
9 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Debian
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) Open Source
3 10 (29.41%) DevOps
4 9 (26.47%) Software Delivery
5 8 (23.53%) CQRS
5 8 (23.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (11.76%) Data Security
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.94%) Analytics
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.94%) Kanban
9 1 (2.94%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
4 8 (23.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (23.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) GDPR
2 3 (8.82%) PSD2
3 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) Ansible
2 14 (41.18%) Terraform
3 3 (8.82%) Puppet
4 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft