The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 55 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.29% 0.37% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.38% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-41.42% -20.00%
Programmer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 260 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.55% 96.65% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 200 244
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Moodle
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Mojolicious
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Kafka
1 1 (50.00%) Mojolicious
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) e-Learning
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Go
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland