Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 106 92
Rank change year-on-year +37 -14 -
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 22 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.72% 0.33% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.43% 1.15% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 1
Wales median daily rate £575 £575 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.49% -
10th Percentile £430 £368 £515
90th Percentile £661 £613 £545
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £175
% change year-on-year +20.00% +114.29% -40.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.75 £15.30 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.52% -12.12%

DBS Check 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 342 433 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.74% 28.62% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 280 215
Wales median daily rate £450 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +12.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £168
90th Percentile £608 £575 £558
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 23
Wales median hourly rate £40.50 £18.87 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.63% -46.09% -50.00%
10th Percentile £17.09 £12.00 £13.84
90th Percentile £42.85 £42.00 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £24.91 £29.50
% change year-on-year +50.57% -15.58% +7.27%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in Wales over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Wales

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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 DBS Check within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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 +36 21 £575 - 11
West Wales -5 1 £625 +101.61%
DBS Check
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check 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 DBS Check.

1 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
3 14 (63.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (54.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 12 (54.55%) SAP
5 11 (50.00%) Ariba
5 11 (50.00%) SaaS
5 11 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
5 11 (50.00%) Concur
5 11 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA
5 11 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (40.91%) Architectural Design
6 9 (40.91%) SAP Implementation
6 9 (40.91%) ERP
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
7 8 (36.36%) QA
8 7 (31.82%) Migration
9 5 (22.73%) Billing
10 4 (18.18%) Velocity
10 4 (18.18%) Kanban
10 4 (18.18%) Cash Management
10 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (18.18%) Scrum
10 4 (18.18%) Workflow
10 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) Sprint Planning
10 4 (18.18%) DevOps
11 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes

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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:

Business Applications
1 11 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (13.64%) SAP CO
2 3 (13.64%) SAP FI
2 3 (13.64%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (13.64%) SAP WM
3 2 (9.09%) SAP CCM
3 2 (9.09%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) SaaS
1 11 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (13.64%) Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Office 365
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
1 4 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Azure Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes Architect
2 3 (13.64%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Research Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Velocity
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (4.55%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Architectural Design
1 9 (40.91%) ERP
1 9 (40.91%) SAP Implementation
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 4 (18.18%) Cash Management
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) Kanban
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) Sprint Planning
3 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
5 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 15 (68.18%) SC Cleared
3 14 (63.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) SAP
2 11 (50.00%) Ariba
2 11 (50.00%) Concur
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco