The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Risk Assessment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Assessment over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Risk Assessment
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 77 57
Rank change year-on-year +18 -20  
Contract jobs citing Risk Assessment 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.86% 0.44% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.51% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £538 £481 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.68% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.05% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.44 £67.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year -25.28% +95.65%  

Risk Assessment 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 574 583 559
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 81.88% 84.86% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 399 312
Median daily rate £396 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% +53.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Risk Assessment
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Risk Assessment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Assessment in Wales

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Assessment in Wales

Risk Assessment
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Assessment in Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Assessment in Wales

Risk Assessment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Assessment in Wales

Risk Assessment
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 Risk Assessment within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +22 6 £538 +19.44%
Risk Assessment
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Assessment 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 Risk Assessment.

1 5 (45.45%) C++
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) CA
1 5 (45.45%) Military
1 5 (45.45%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
1 5 (45.45%) IEC 61508
1 5 (45.45%) DO-178B
1 5 (45.45%) Hazard Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (45.45%) Rational Rhapsody
1 5 (45.45%) ISO26262
1 5 (45.45%) Def Stans
1 5 (45.45%) MISRA C
1 5 (45.45%) MISRA
2 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Data Mapping
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management

Risk Assessment
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:

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (45.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (45.45%) Military
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) ICT Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Project Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Advisor
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Hazard Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
2 4 (36.36%) Data Mapping
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) Def Stans
1 5 (45.45%) DO-178B
1 5 (45.45%) IEC 61508
1 5 (45.45%) ISO26262
1 5 (45.45%) MISRA
1 5 (45.45%) MISRA C
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) CA