Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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.

Senior Software Developer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 52 83
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.72% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.75% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Cardiff median daily rate - £189 £207
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.47% -36.46%
South Wales median daily rate £450 £189 £207
% change year-on-year +138.10% -8.47% -36.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 623 536 828
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 96.23% 96.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 405 663
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £166 £162 £213
90th Percentile £488 £525 £475
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 24
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.87% -11.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.29
90th Percentile £20.25 £35.98 £24.75
South Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.64% -4.69% +12.28%

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings that featured Senior Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Cardiff

Senior Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Software Developer in Cardiff