The median contractor rate for a Junior was £210 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Junior
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.52% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £210 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £200 £225
% change year-on-year +7.50% -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £11.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +38.63% -30.15%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 555 542 429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.03% 98.91% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 363 296
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 36 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured Junior in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in South Wales

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in South Wales

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in South Wales

Junior
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 3 £210 - 1
Junior
Wales

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Junior 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 South Wales region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java

Junior Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe