The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 44 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.83% 0.58% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.62% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £394 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.22 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% +11.80%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
335 161 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 92.54% 94.15% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 106 95
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.91 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £37.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Programmer
South Wales

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Cardiff region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Cardiff region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) SAS Macro
3 1 (20.00%) Base SAS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Flash
3 1 (20.00%) SAS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP R/3
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Flash
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) ABAP
1 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (20.00%) SAS Macro
1 1 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Zend