Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 50 75
Rank change year-on-year -53 +25 -9
Contract jobs citing Disclosure Scotland 13 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.75% 3.40% 2.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.93% 23.20% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 27 25
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £363 £315 £369
90th Percentile £600 £625 £860
UK median daily rate £463 £413 £411
% change year-on-year +12.12% +0.30% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Wales median hourly rate - £44.34 -
UK median hourly rate £39.03 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +11.50% +25.00% -76.67%

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 164 181 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.52% 14.64% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 118 112
Wales median daily rate £375 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.64% -7.47% +15.65%
10th Percentile £221 £169 £251
90th Percentile £603 £558 £620
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Wales median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +40.00% +108.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £15.09 £23.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.66 £26.50
UK median hourly rate £20.08 £20.60 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.55% -8.44% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -42 9 £383 -1.29%
West Wales -3 3 £700 +40.00%
North Wales - 1 £400 -
Disclosure Scotland
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) Scala
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) WebSphere
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (15.38%) NHS
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) SCCM
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
7 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging

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 (23.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MSTest
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Coach
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Hardware Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) LINQ
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.69%) Health Informatics
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) SDET
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Management
4 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Scala
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Xamarin