Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Disclosure Scotland skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Disclosure Scotland over the 6 months to 25 April 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 Scotland
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 74 73
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1 -19
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 13 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.84% 2.26% 1.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.57% 21.38% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 21
Wales median daily rate £575 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.44% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £413 £283 £295
90th Percentile £800 £605 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Wales median hourly rate - £45.67 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.57% +19.79%
UK median hourly rate £26.42 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +55.56% -57.14%

Disclosure Scotland is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 123 159 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.90% 10.58% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 112 122
Wales median daily rate £475 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.58% -9.06% +14.29%
10th Percentile £268 £213 £218
90th Percentile £675 £495 £536
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £38.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +33.04% +15.00%
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% - -6.25%

Disclosure Scotland
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Disclosure Scotland as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Disclosure Scotland in Wales

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Wales

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Disclosure Scotland in Wales over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Disclosure Scotland in Wales

Disclosure Scotland
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Disclosure Scotland in Wales

Disclosure Scotland
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 Disclosure Scotland within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 April 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 -23 7 £550 +37.50% 1
West Wales -3 6 £635 +34.39%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 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 Disclosure Scotland.

1 11 (84.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) BC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) SaaS
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Ariba
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 3 (23.08%) ERP
5 3 (23.08%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
5 3 (23.08%) Concur
5 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (23.08%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Billing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) CA

Disclosure Scotland
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 1 (7.69%) Mule
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
2 1 (7.69%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
2 3 (23.08%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
1 1 (7.69%) CA Gen
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Maven
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) CA Gen Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) COM
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) OAuth
2 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) ERP
2 3 (23.08%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) BC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) DBS Check
6 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
6 1 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Ariba
2 3 (23.08%) Concur
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle