Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for HND qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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.

Higher National Diploma (HND)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 - 109
Rank change year-on-year - +109 +4
Contract jobs citing HND 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.081% - 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Wales median daily rate £225 - £400
10th Percentile £213 - £388
90th Percentile £238 - £413
UK median daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +13.85% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +47.37% -35.81% +48.00%

HND is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 377 451 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.73% 31.54% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 301 310
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +13.23% -2.27%
10th Percentile £145 £225 £185
90th Percentile £575 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 18
Wales median hourly rate £38.75 £57.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +206.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £14.99 £16.74 £10.52
90th Percentile £58.75 £79.00 £39.54
UK median hourly rate £26.55 £26.00 £24.27
% change year-on-year +2.13% +7.12% +27.75%

HND
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for HND in Wales

HND
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HND in Wales

HND
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HND in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing HND also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for HND.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

HND
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA