The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Programmer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 38 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.30% 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +16.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +51.51% -17.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 312 272 326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.12% 96.80% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 186 264
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £194 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Cardiff

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Cardiff

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Cardiff

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Code First Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle