The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Welsh Language in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Welsh Language over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Welsh Language
UK
Rank 584 626 611
Rank change year-on-year +42 -15  
Contract jobs citing Welsh Language 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the General category 0.012% 0.020% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £250 £153 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.93% -54.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £190 £338
% change year-on-year +31.57% -43.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Welsh Language is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16832 20228 20520
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 37.89% 38.31% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11013 13110 12594
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 446 507 479
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.67 £30.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.57% +22.00%  

Welsh Language
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Welsh Language as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Welsh Language in the UK

Welsh Language
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Welsh Language.

Contractor daily rate trend for Welsh Language in the UK

Welsh Language
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Welsh Language.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Welsh Language in the UK

Welsh Language
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Welsh Language within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 2 £250 +66.66%
Reading - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £250 -
Merseyside - 1 £250 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £250 -
South East - 1 - -

Welsh Language
Top 8 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Welsh Language also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Welsh Language.

1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) WCAG
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching

Welsh Language
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) WCAG