Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 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.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - 119
Rank change year-on-year - +119 -14
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.17% - 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% - 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Wales median daily rate £600 - £480
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £50.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% -57.92% -33.05%

BC 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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 371 446 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.28% 31.36% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 299 300
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £140 £221 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £57.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.96% +177.11% +23.29%
10th Percentile £14.25 £14.45 £10.09
90th Percentile £54.68 £78.00 £43.39
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.23% +3.00% +31.58%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in Wales

BC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in Wales

BC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in Wales

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
West Wales - 2 £600 -
BC Cleared
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 Wales region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Dropwizard
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
2 1 (50.00%) Event Store
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CQRS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS

BC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Event Store
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Dropwizard
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) CQRS
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Google