Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 10 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.

Master's Degree
UK > Wales
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +121
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.11% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median daily rate £475 - -
UK median daily rate £525 £483 £475
% change year-on-year +8.81% +1.58% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £34.00 £34.36 £95.00
% change year-on-year -1.05% -63.83% +187.88%

Master's Degree 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 456 391 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.21% 32.64% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 259 304
Wales median daily rate £438 £375 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -8.26% +11.99%
10th Percentile £264 £136 £218
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £22.69 £56.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.18% -59.66% +167.86%
10th Percentile £13.15 £13.03 £14.62
90th Percentile £42.00 £43.78 £77.00
UK median hourly rate £26.10 £25.31 £26.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -2.65% +4.00%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Wales

Master's Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Master's Degree in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Master's Degree in Wales

Master's Degree
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 Master's Degree within the Wales region over the 6 months to 10 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 - 1 £475 -
West Wales - 1 - -
Master's Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Master's Degree 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 Master's Degree.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) PMBOK
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery

Master's Degree
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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Deadline-Driven
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMBOK