Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 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.

Decision-Making
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 67 86
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19 +10
Contract jobs citing Decision-Making 54 33 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.20% 2.51% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 2.97% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 11
Wales median daily rate £463 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £181
90th Percentile £584 £471 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £469 £425
% change year-on-year +1.28% +10.35% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 - -
UK median hourly rate £32.16 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +28.64% +36.99% -13.10%

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 1,462 1,112 1,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 86.71% 84.50% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,010 743 863
Wales median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £194 £190
90th Percentile £594 £560 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 48 49
Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +94.44% +18.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.54 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £77.50 £60.25
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year +2.17% +0.34% -0.34%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 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 +2 45 £413 -3.51% 13
West Wales +8 9 £475 -
Decision-Making
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
3 16 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (29.63%) JIRA
4 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 13 (24.07%) Confluence
6 12 (22.22%) Java
7 10 (18.52%) HTML
8 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 9 (16.67%) REST
8 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
10 7 (12.96%) JSON
10 7 (12.96%) SQL
10 7 (12.96%) SOAP
10 7 (12.96%) CSS
10 7 (12.96%) Node.js
10 7 (12.96%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
10 7 (12.96%) npm
10 7 (12.96%) Data-Driven Decision Making
10 7 (12.96%) CSS3
10 7 (12.96%) LESS
10 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
10 7 (12.96%) User Stories
10 7 (12.96%) HTML5
10 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
10 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
11 6 (11.11%) Epics

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 13 (24.07%) Confluence
2 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.85%) Apache
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.85%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) npm
2 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Slack
3 2 (3.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Extranet
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
1 2 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Big Data
1 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) Power BI
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) JIRA
2 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) MSTest
4 2 (3.70%) NUnit
4 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.70%) Rational Quality Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Rational Team Concert
4 2 (3.70%) Spinnaker
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Front Office
2 1 (1.85%) Local Government
2 1 (1.85%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 14 (25.93%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Angular Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (12.96%) Programme Manager
5 4 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) User Researcher
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Graduate
7 2 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Scrum Master
7 2 (3.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) HTML
2 9 (16.67%) REST
3 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
3 7 (12.96%) CSS
3 7 (12.96%) CSS3
3 7 (12.96%) HTML5
3 7 (12.96%) JSON
3 7 (12.96%) LESS
3 7 (12.96%) Node.js
3 7 (12.96%) SOAP
4 3 (5.56%) EJB
4 3 (5.56%) JDBC
4 3 (5.56%) JSP
4 3 (5.56%) Struts
4 3 (5.56%) WSDL
4 3 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.70%) LINQ
5 2 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) NHS
3 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Android
2 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
5 7 (12.96%) Data-Driven Decision Making
5 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
5 7 (12.96%) User Stories
5 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.11%) Coaching
6 6 (11.11%) Epics
6 6 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (9.26%) Change Management
7 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.26%) Process Management
7 5 (9.26%) Project Management
7 5 (9.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.41%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) Java
2 7 (12.96%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Python
4 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) Scala
4 2 (3.70%) XAML
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) PMO
2 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
1 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (1.85%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Alibaba
3 2 (3.70%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
3 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.85%) BT
4 1 (1.85%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) McAfee
4 1 (1.85%) Openreach
4 1 (1.85%) Remedy
4 1 (1.85%) Sophos
4 1 (1.85%) VMware