The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 81 115 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.03% 34.23% 23.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.00% 34.95% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 90 67
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.06%
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 Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
270 329 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.77% 97.92% 98.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 267 287
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 5
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -28.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Developer 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 Cardiff region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 123 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 99 (40.41%) jQuery
4 92 (37.55%) TDD
5 79 (32.24%) OO
6 78 (31.84%) Java
7 76 (31.02%) SQL
8 73 (29.80%) CSS
9 70 (28.57%) .NET
10 69 (28.16%) HTML
11 66 (26.94%) C#
12 65 (26.53%) SQL Server
13 63 (25.71%) Perl
13 63 (25.71%) Unix
13 63 (25.71%) Software Engineering
14 62 (25.31%) Web Development
15 59 (24.08%) Selenium
16 51 (20.82%) MVC
17 50 (20.41%) Unit Testing
18 49 (20.00%) Security Cleared
18 49 (20.00%) Scrum
19 48 (19.59%) Cucumber
20 39 (15.92%) Legal
21 37 (15.10%) HTML5
22 36 (14.69%) Microsoft
22 36 (14.69%) Visual Studio
23 33 (13.47%) WCF
24 32 (13.06%) SC Cleared
24 32 (13.06%) Windows
24 32 (13.06%) AngularJS

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 26 (10.61%) Apache
2 16 (6.53%) Moodle
3 10 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.67%) Confluence
4 9 (3.67%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (3.67%) FileNet
4 9 (3.67%) IIS
4 9 (3.67%) LiveCycle
5 8 (3.27%) JBoss
6 7 (2.86%) GeoServer
7 6 (2.45%) CMS
8 5 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.22%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.41%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.41%) SAS
10 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.86%) Gliffy
3 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.82%) MS Office
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) InDesign
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Google Play
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.90%) LDAP
2 2 (0.82%) HTTP
2 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.65%) MongoDB
3 28 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 23 (9.39%) MySQL
5 20 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (6.94%) Redis
7 16 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (6.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (6.12%) Oracle Database
9 13 (5.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (5.31%) Relational Database
10 12 (4.90%) Oracle9i Database
11 11 (4.49%) BusinessObjects
12 10 (4.08%) RDBMS
13 7 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (1.63%) Couchbase
15 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 3 (1.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 59 (24.08%) Selenium
2 48 (19.59%) Cucumber
3 36 (14.69%) Visual Studio
4 21 (8.57%) Git (software)
5 19 (7.76%) MbUnit
5 19 (7.76%) MSTest
5 19 (7.76%) NUnit
6 14 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (4.90%) Oracle Forms
7 12 (4.90%) Subversion
8 11 (4.49%) JIRA
9 10 (4.08%) Maven
10 9 (3.67%) Ant
10 9 (3.67%) Hudson
10 9 (3.67%) JUnit
11 8 (3.27%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.86%) DbUnit
12 7 (2.86%) Spock
13 6 (2.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (1.63%) Concordion
General
1 39 (15.92%) Legal
2 27 (11.02%) Finance
3 13 (5.31%) Back Office
4 7 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.63%) Advertising
6 3 (1.22%) Banking
6 3 (1.22%) Publishing
7 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (40.41%) jQuery
2 73 (29.80%) CSS
3 70 (28.57%) .NET
4 69 (28.16%) HTML
5 37 (15.10%) HTML5
6 33 (13.47%) WCF
7 32 (13.06%) AngularJS
8 30 (12.24%) CSS3
9 28 (11.43%) .NET Framework
10 27 (11.02%) ASP.NET
10 27 (11.02%) XML
11 26 (10.61%) Entity Framework
12 25 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (9.80%) Mojolicious
14 22 (8.98%) RESTful
15 21 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
16 19 (7.76%) Spring
17 18 (7.35%) REST
18 17 (6.94%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.35%) NHS
2 12 (4.90%) e-Learning
3 7 (2.86%) Replication
4 5 (2.04%) AS400
5 4 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.63%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.22%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.82%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.82%) User Experience
7 2 (0.82%) W3C
8 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.41%) DTV
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 63 (25.71%) Unix
2 32 (13.06%) Windows
3 7 (2.86%) Linux
4 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (50.20%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (37.55%) TDD
3 79 (32.24%) OO
4 63 (25.71%) Software Engineering
5 62 (25.31%) Web Development
6 51 (20.82%) MVC
7 50 (20.41%) Unit Testing
8 49 (20.00%) Scrum
9 31 (12.65%) OOP
10 23 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (8.98%) BDD
12 20 (8.16%) DevOps
13 19 (7.76%) ATDD
13 19 (7.76%) Test-First Development
14 16 (6.53%) Mentoring
15 14 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (5.71%) Change Control
16 13 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (4.90%) ITIL
18 11 (4.49%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 78 (31.84%) Java
3 76 (31.02%) SQL
4 66 (26.94%) C#
5 63 (25.71%) Perl
6 30 (12.24%) PHP
7 20 (8.16%) Scala
7 20 (8.16%) TypeScript
8 19 (7.76%) Go
9 17 (6.94%) T-SQL
10 15 (6.12%) PL/SQL
11 13 (5.31%) ABAP
12 7 (2.86%) SAPscript
13 5 (2.04%) ANSI SQL
13 5 (2.04%) RPG
14 4 (1.63%) VB
15 3 (1.22%) Apple Swift
15 3 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.22%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.06%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.90%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.45%) QA
3 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) HL7
4 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) WAI
4 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (5.31%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (14.69%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.94%) Oracle
3 14 (5.71%) SAP
4 10 (4.08%) Adobe
5 9 (3.67%) ILOG
5 9 (3.67%) Sitecore
5 9 (3.67%) Splunk
6 7 (2.86%) Kofax
7 6 (2.45%) Zend
8 3 (1.22%) Cognos
9 2 (0.82%) Tableau
10 1 (0.41%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.41%) ESRI
10 1 (0.41%) Google
10 1 (0.41%) Kony
10 1 (0.41%) Perforce
10 1 (0.41%) Sage
10 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.41%) Twitter
10 1 (0.41%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago