The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 9 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 19.35% - 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.69% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bridgend region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bridgend
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
29 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 93.55% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 1
Average daily rate £450 £225 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Average hourly rate £15.63 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Bridgend region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Bridgend

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Bridgend region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Bridgend

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Bridgend region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

Developer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (57.14%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Media

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft