The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Benchmarking
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £450 £250
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +79.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
426 311 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.82% 71.33% 70.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 220 193
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 5
Average hourly rate £43.75 £15.29 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+186.13% -12.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.33 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £17.08 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in South Wales