The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank - 50 42
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.46% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £282 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Software Programmer
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
547 433 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.47% 93.72% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 280 220
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £220 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.17 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Software Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Software Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Software Programmer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Programmer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - - - -
Newport - - - - 6
Monmouthshire - - - -
Software Programmer
Wales