Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 90 101
Rank change year-on-year +46 +11 -
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 25 12 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wales 3.06% 0.80% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.88% 3.27% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 2
Median daily rate £323 £538 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +56.93% -
10th Percentile £125 £199 £299
90th Percentile £625 £650 £404
UK median daily rate £472 £450 £310
% change year-on-year +4.89% +45.16% +96.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £15.38 £15.75 £18.79
% change year-on-year -2.38% -16.18% +29.59%

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 253 367 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.97% 24.56% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 263 306
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -3.90%
10th Percentile £225 £220 £200
90th Percentile £599 £641 £560
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 26
Median hourly rate £27.00 £35.50 £23.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.94% +51.35% -11.49%
10th Percentile £15.20 £13.75 £10.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.00 £49.71
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%

DBS Check
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Wales

DBS Check
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing DBS Check in Wales.

Daily rate trend for DBS Check in Wales

DBS Check
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing DBS Check in Wales over the 6 months to 28 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Wales

DBS Check
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 28 May 2020. 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 +38 21 £140 -73.95%
North Wales - 1 - -
DBS Check
UK

For the 6 months to 28 May 2020, 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 8 (32.00%) Python
1 8 (32.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (24.00%) Finance
4 5 (20.00%) SAP
4 5 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (16.00%) Concur
5 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.00%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Internet
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) SOA
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Go
6 3 (12.00%) Docker
6 3 (12.00%) Coaching
6 3 (12.00%) Microservices
6 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (12.00%) SAP Fiori
6 3 (12.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (8.00%) Architectural Design

DBS Check
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 (8.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Jupyter
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (8.00%) AWS
2 2 (8.00%) GCP
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) AMQP
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) IPv4
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (8.00%) SAP HANA
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Zeppelin
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (4.00%) Impala
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Ant
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
1 2 (8.00%) Toad
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
2 1 (4.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Python Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) SAP Fiori
2 2 (8.00%) Flask
2 2 (8.00%) Kafka
3 1 (4.00%) Apache NiFi
3 1 (4.00%) BAPI
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (4.00%) PySpark
3 1 (4.00%) pytest
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) SQLAlchemy
3 1 (4.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.00%) CentOS
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Coaching
3 3 (12.00%) ERP
3 3 (12.00%) Microservices
3 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) Accounts Receivable
4 2 (8.00%) Architectural Design
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) Process Management
4 2 (8.00%) SAP Security
4 2 (8.00%) Security Management
5 1 (4.00%) Accounts Payable
5 1 (4.00%) Data Science
5 1 (4.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Python
2 4 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Go
3 3 (12.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) R
5 1 (4.00%) ABAP
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) IFRS
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Oozie
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) Concur
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (4.00%) Ariba
5 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
5 1 (4.00%) StreamSets