Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -8 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 31 61 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 25.41% 37.20% 22.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.36% 68.54% 70.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 30
West Wales median daily rate £500 £481 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% +17.19%
10th Percentile £394 £379 £309
90th Percentile £600 £649 £558
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £401
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +17.02% +190.84%

SC Cleared 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 West Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 89 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 45.90% 54.27% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 62 31
West Wales median daily rate £500 £461 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.40% +8.53% -
10th Percentile £361 £201 £281
90th Percentile £600 £618 £556
Wales median daily rate £389 £404 £371
% change year-on-year -3.72% +8.90% -1.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Wales median hourly rate - - £15.25
Wales median hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -34.09% +161.90% +13.51%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in West Wales

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in West Wales

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in West Wales over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in West Wales

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in West Wales

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Swansea -7 31 £500 +3.90% 4
SC Cleared
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 West Wales region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (70.97%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (67.74%) Web Services
4 17 (54.84%) Java
4 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (45.16%) Open Source
6 13 (41.94%) Linux
6 13 (41.94%) Ansible
7 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 11 (35.48%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (35.48%) Terraform
7 11 (35.48%) Dropwizard
8 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
8 10 (32.26%) HTML
8 10 (32.26%) CSS
8 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
9 9 (29.03%) RESTful
9 9 (29.03%) PaaS
9 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
9 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
9 9 (29.03%) Serverless
10 8 (25.81%) DevOps
10 8 (25.81%) Node.js
10 8 (25.81%) CQRS
10 8 (25.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (25.81%) Python
11 7 (22.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 6 (19.35%) REST
12 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
13 5 (16.13%) Jenkins

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 22 (70.97%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (35.48%) AWS CloudFormation
3 9 (29.03%) PaaS
3 9 (29.03%) Serverless
4 2 (6.45%) BrowserStack
5 1 (3.23%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) JBehave
3 2 (6.45%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 3 (9.68%) Electronics
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.68%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Payments Architect
7 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) Web Services
2 11 (35.48%) Dropwizard
3 10 (32.26%) CSS
3 10 (32.26%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) RESTful
5 8 (25.81%) Node.js
6 6 (19.35%) REST
7 4 (12.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.45%) JSON
8 2 (6.45%) XML
9 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Debian
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Open Source
3 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
4 8 (25.81%) CQRS
4 8 (25.81%) DevOps
5 7 (22.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (12.90%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (12.90%) Data Security
7 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.23%) Analytics
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (3.23%) Kanban
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 8 (25.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (9.68%) GDPR
2 3 (9.68%) PSD2
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
3 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Ansible
2 11 (35.48%) Terraform
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
1 3 (9.68%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Google
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft