Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Decision-Making skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Decision-Making over the 6 months to 13 November 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.

Decision-Making
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 70 91
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 +6
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 53 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.20% 2.30% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 2.73% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 6
Wales median daily rate £475 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £318 £235 £197
90th Percentile £595 £475 £494
UK median daily rate £461 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wales median hourly rate - £11.72 £11.72
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £20.66 £17.00
% change year-on-year +57.35% +21.50% -10.53%

Decision-Making 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 1,455 1,025 1,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.81% 84.15% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,028 691 832
Wales median daily rate £418 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.87% -5.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £287 £178 £213
90th Percentile £577 £543 £575
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 42 54
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £22.69 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.89% +15.62% +24.60%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £42.00 £53.85 £63.55
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

Decision-Making
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Decision-Making as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Decision-Making in Wales

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Decision-Making in Wales

Decision-Making
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Decision-Making in Wales over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Decision-Making in Wales

Decision-Making
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Decision-Making in Wales

Decision-Making
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 Decision-Making within the Wales region over the 6 months to 13 November 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 -4 40 £426 +11.44% 16
West Wales - 12 £475 -
Decision-Making
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Decision-Making 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 Decision-Making.

1 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
3 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (28.30%) SC Cleared
5 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (18.87%) Scrum
6 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
7 9 (16.98%) Finance
8 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
8 8 (15.09%) JIRA
8 8 (15.09%) User Stories
8 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
9 7 (13.21%) Coaching
9 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (13.21%) Data-Driven Decision Making
9 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
9 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
9 7 (13.21%) SQL
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
10 6 (11.32%) Confluence
10 6 (11.32%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (9.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 5 (9.43%) Change Management
11 5 (9.43%) Degree
11 5 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse

Decision-Making
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 6 (11.32%) Confluence
2 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Slack
2 2 (3.77%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Extranet
1 3 (5.66%) Intranet
1 3 (5.66%) SAN
2 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 2 (3.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (3.77%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) Power BI
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) MSTest
2 2 (3.77%) NUnit
2 2 (3.77%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.77%) Rational Quality Manager
2 2 (3.77%) Rational Team Concert
2 2 (3.77%) Spinnaker
2 2 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Legal
3 2 (3.77%) Front Office
4 1 (1.89%) Local Government
4 1 (1.89%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Programme Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Coach
6 3 (5.66%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Principal Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) User Researcher
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) EJB
1 3 (5.66%) HTML
1 3 (5.66%) JDBC
1 3 (5.66%) JSP
1 3 (5.66%) Struts
1 3 (5.66%) WSDL
1 3 (5.66%) XML
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.77%) LINQ
2 2 (3.77%) REST
2 2 (3.77%) WPF
3 1 (1.89%) Dropwizard
3 1 (1.89%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Social Media
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.87%) Scrum
3 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
4 8 (15.09%) Mentoring
4 8 (15.09%) User Stories
5 7 (13.21%) Coaching
5 7 (13.21%) Data-Driven Decision Making
5 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.32%) Programme Management
7 5 (9.43%) Change Management
7 5 (9.43%) Process Management
7 5 (9.43%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (9.43%) Service Management
8 4 (7.55%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (7.55%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) Python
3 2 (3.77%) XAML
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) R
4 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Security Cleared
2 15 (28.30%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (9.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
1 2 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Alibaba
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) IBM
3 2 (3.77%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.89%) BT
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) McAfee
4 1 (1.89%) Openreach
4 1 (1.89%) Remedy
4 1 (1.89%) Sophos
4 1 (1.89%) VMware