The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Wales / South Wales
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - - 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £341
% change year-on-year +12.50% +17.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +366.66% -64.70%  

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 545 574 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.80% 98.63% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 387 293
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 20
Median hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.30 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in South Wales

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in South Wales

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in South Wales

Programmer Skill Set
Top 5 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 South Wales region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) RPG
1 1 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 1 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (100.00%) SQL