Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Human Factors skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Human Factors over the 6 months to 27 July 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.

Human Factors
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 92 102
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Human Factors 12 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.94% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.60% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 4
Wales median daily rate £401 £450 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.83% +22.45% -
10th Percentile £371 £408 £320
90th Percentile £426 £513 £468
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £24.72 £37.50 £47.83
% change year-on-year -34.08% -21.60% +36.66%

Human Factors is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1074 1000 1327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 84.04% 80.91% 80.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 687 858
Wales median daily rate £385 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +5.34% -5.07%
10th Percentile £178 £217 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 55 50
Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.06% +19.30% -30.49%
10th Percentile £13.15 £10.10 £10.20
90th Percentile £77.50 £67.00 £33.95
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +4.76%

Human Factors
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Human Factors in Wales

Human Factors
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Human Factors in Wales

Human Factors
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 Human Factors within the Wales region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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 +12 12 £401 -10.83%
Human Factors
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Human Factors 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 Human Factors.

1 9 (75.00%) C++
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) UML
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) Use Case
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (25.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) SysML
3 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP

Human Factors
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (75.00%) UML
1 9 (75.00%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
2 3 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (16.67%) SysML
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Physics
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) IBM