The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Software Deployment skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Deployment over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Software Deployment
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing Software Deployment 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £115 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £350 £308
% change year-on-year -12.85% +13.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% -22.22%  

Software Deployment is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 468 472 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 83.13% 85.20% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 328 237
Median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £268 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 17
Median hourly rate £33.75 £29.75 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.44% +57.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Software Deployment
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Software Deployment as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Deployment in South Wales

Software Deployment
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Deployment in South Wales

Software Deployment
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Deployment in South Wales