The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information 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 Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £103
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £198 £395
% change year-on-year
+77.21% -50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £12.63
% change year-on-year
- +58.41%
Freedom of Information
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
161 103 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.93% 24.76% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 41 73
Average daily rate £315 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £261 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +13.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £9.99 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £25.60 £15.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Freedom of Information across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Freedom of Information
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Freedom of Information Daily Rate Trend in South Wales