Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 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.

Disclosure Scotland
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 60 68
Rank change year-on-year -37 +8 +17
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 10 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.62% 3.02% 2.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.81% 17.53% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 31
Wales median daily rate £375 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.83% -10.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £348 £321 £300
90th Percentile £456 £525 £613
UK median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Wales median hourly rate - £46.80 -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.63 £30.25
% change year-on-year +54.70% -25.21% -75.80%

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 172 194 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.67% 17.26% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 128 127
Wales median daily rate £360 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £227 £175 £263
90th Percentile £551 £525 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 3
Wales median hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £72.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.38% -63.45% +590.48%
10th Percentile £41.25 £15.24 £70.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £50.60 £73.95
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.80% -11.11% +4.41%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 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 -39 10 £375 -6.25%
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Scala
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco

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 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Coach
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (10.00%) LINQ
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) SDET
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Android Development
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
4 1 (10.00%) Health Informatics
4 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Proactive Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (20.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin