Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Migration
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 15 26
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 -3
Contract jobs citing Migration 94 110 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.80% 9.62% 6.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 11.43% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 81 63
Wales median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -3.35%
10th Percentile £280 £225 £201
90th Percentile £569 £525 £498
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 4
Wales median hourly rate £12.06 £13.00 £11.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.27% +17.51% -19.25%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.14 £10.27
90th Percentile £42.00 £20.84 £11.79
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.42% -11.89% +18.03%

Migration is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,425 962 1,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 87.85% 84.16% 84.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,015 658 805
Wales median daily rate £415 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.10% -3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £288 £183 £213
90th Percentile £575 £539 £569
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 49
Wales median hourly rate £14.04 £24.00 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.52% +35.79% +26.25%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.00 £10.49
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £65.20
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.97%

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Wales

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Wales

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Wales over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Migration in Wales

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Wales

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Migration in Wales over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Migration in Wales

Migration
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 Migration within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 October 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 74 £431 +23.21% 7
North Wales +9 13 £408 +14.79% 3
West Wales - 4 £189 - 2
Migration
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Migration 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 Migration.

1 31 (32.98%) Windows
2 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (21.28%) Security Cleared
5 19 (20.21%) Data Migration
5 19 (20.21%) Windows 10
6 16 (17.02%) Scrum
6 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
7 15 (15.96%) Windows XP
8 13 (13.83%) Time Management
8 13 (13.83%) Analytics
9 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
10 11 (11.70%) .NET
10 11 (11.70%) Apple
11 10 (10.64%) CRM
11 10 (10.64%) Data Centre
11 10 (10.64%) Windows Server
12 9 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
13 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (8.51%) Cisco
13 8 (8.51%) HNC
13 8 (8.51%) Cucumber
14 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
14 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
14 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
14 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
14 7 (7.45%) Active Directory

Migration
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 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) JBoss
4 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) SAP HR
2 2 (2.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (3.19%) npm
4 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) Firewall
1 4 (4.26%) SAN
1 4 (4.26%) VLAN
2 3 (3.19%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.06%) Skype
3 1 (1.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.13%) MySQL
3 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.06%) DB2
4 1 (1.06%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.51%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.13%) JIRA
5 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.06%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.06%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.06%) Maven
5 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.06%) Spinnaker
General
1 5 (5.32%) Publishing
2 4 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Developer
2 10 (10.64%) Deployment Engineer
2 10 (10.64%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (9.57%) Analyst
3 9 (9.57%) CRM Developer
4 8 (8.51%) Architect
4 8 (8.51%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) IT Support
6 6 (6.38%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Consultant
7 5 (5.32%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) .NET
2 5 (5.32%) HTML
3 4 (4.26%) CSS
3 4 (4.26%) HTML5
3 4 (4.26%) Nightwatchjs
4 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.19%) Ajax
4 3 (3.19%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.19%) jQuery
4 3 (3.19%) Node.js
4 3 (3.19%) XMPP
5 2 (2.13%) SOAP
5 2 (2.13%) Web Services
5 2 (2.13%) XML
6 1 (1.06%) JSON
6 1 (1.06%) LDAP
6 1 (1.06%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.06%) Spring
6 1 (1.06%) VCL
6 1 (1.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.26%) NHS
2 4 (4.26%) PKI
3 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Handset
4 2 (2.13%) Media Streaming
5 1 (1.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) e-Health
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.06%) LIMS
5 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.06%) New Media
5 1 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.06%) PACS
5 1 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.98%) Windows
2 19 (20.21%) Windows 10
3 15 (15.96%) Windows XP
4 10 (10.64%) Windows Server
5 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Unix
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.21%) Data Migration
3 16 (17.02%) Scrum
4 13 (13.83%) Analytics
4 13 (13.83%) Time Management
5 10 (10.64%) CRM
6 8 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.45%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.38%) ITIL
8 6 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.38%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.32%) API Testing
9 5 (5.32%) Business Analysis
9 5 (5.32%) Business Transformation
9 5 (5.32%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (5.32%) Project Management
9 5 (5.32%) Server Management
10 4 (4.26%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.38%) Java
2 6 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.38%) SQL
3 4 (4.26%) C#
3 4 (4.26%) VB
3 4 (4.26%) VBScript
4 3 (3.19%) ES6
4 3 (3.19%) Scala
5 2 (2.13%) C++
5 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.13%) Python
5 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (1.06%) C
6 1 (1.06%) Java 8
6 1 (1.06%) Perl
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.51%) HNC
4 4 (4.26%) CCNA
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.26%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) MCSE
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.13%) ISEB
6 1 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.06%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.06%) PMP
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.13%) GDPR
3 1 (1.06%) HL7
3 1 (1.06%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.06%) PMO
3 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.06%) Docker
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.70%) Apple
3 8 (8.51%) Cisco
4 5 (5.32%) IBM
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle
6 2 (2.13%) HP
6 2 (2.13%) Kofax
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Teradata
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.06%) Avaya
7 1 (1.06%) Citrix
7 1 (1.06%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.06%) OutSystems
7 1 (1.06%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.06%) Tableau