Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for DSL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DSL over the 6 months to 14 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.

Digital Subscriber Line (DSL)
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 91 -
Rank change year-on-year -26 - -
Contract jobs citing DSL 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.12% 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Wales median daily rate £441 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.26% - -
UK median daily rate £550 £463 £344
% change year-on-year +18.92% +34.55% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £89.25
% change year-on-year +40.74% -84.87% -

DSL is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 201 189 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.61% 15.29% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 122 164
Wales median daily rate £404 £325 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.23% -17.20% +16.30%
10th Percentile £256 £146 £207
90th Percentile £575 £469 £506
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 13
Wales median hourly rate £16.25 £19.90 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.34% -55.78% +344.44%
10th Percentile £10.04 £10.45 £11.93
90th Percentile £42.00 £54.15 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +7.14%

DSL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for DSL in Wales

DSL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DSL in Wales

DSL
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 DSL within the Wales region over the 6 months to 14 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 -26 2 £441 -7.26%
DSL
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DSL 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 DSL.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) YAML
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

DSL
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 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian