Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 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.

Programmer
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 98 112
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.072% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.074% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Wales median daily rate - £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.25% -
UK median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +18.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,262 1,349 1,397
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.19% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 937 1,004
Wales median daily rate £389 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £166 £184 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 89 82
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.89% - -6.90%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.64 £60.25 £46.43
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.70% +12.12%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Wales

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Wales

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Wales