Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Change Control
UK > Wales
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 74 76
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 +24
Contract jobs citing Change Control 29 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.67% 1.88% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.27% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 24
Wales median daily rate £415 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +0.61% +26.15%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £242
90th Percentile £521 £500 £468
UK median daily rate £425 £415 £401
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.43% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 - £32.50
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -25.68%

Change Control is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,523 1,015 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.53% 83.06% 85.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,050 684 855
Wales median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £288 £175 £211
90th Percentile £588 £550 £562
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 35 50
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.92% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £37.50 £45.70 £62.65
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Change Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Wales

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Wales

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Change Control in Wales over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Change Control in Wales

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Wales

Change Control
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 Change Control within the Wales region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
South Wales -20 21 £413 +0.92% 7
North Wales +5 4 - -
West Wales +1 1 £525 -30.00%
Change Control
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control 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 Wales region with a requirement for Change Control.

1 13 (44.83%) C++
1 13 (44.83%) UML
1 13 (44.83%) OO
1 13 (44.83%) OOD
1 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
1 13 (44.83%) Multithreading
1 13 (44.83%) Multithreaded Programming
2 11 (37.93%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (27.59%) SDLC
4 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Remedy
6 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 5 (17.24%) Python
6 5 (17.24%) C
6 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
6 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
6 5 (17.24%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (13.79%) Ansible
7 4 (13.79%) Docker
7 4 (13.79%) Build Automation
7 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes

Change Control
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) FileNet
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) OpenVPN
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.90%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Appium
3 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.90%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) TestNG
4 1 (3.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.45%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Software Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Release Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) System Design Authority
6 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) CMDB
3 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Multithreaded Programming
1 13 (44.83%) Multithreading
1 13 (44.83%) OO
1 13 (44.83%) OOD
1 13 (44.83%) Software Engineering
1 13 (44.83%) UML
2 11 (37.93%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (27.59%) SDLC
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) Systems Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 5 (17.24%) DevOps
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Build Automation
7 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.79%) Line Management
7 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C++
2 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
2 5 (17.24%) C
2 5 (17.24%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) Java
5 2 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Terraform
2 2 (6.90%) Kibana
2 2 (6.90%) logstash
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Remedy
2 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Micro Focus
3 2 (6.90%) New Relic
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk
3 2 (6.90%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.45%) Juniper
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Sophos