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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 111 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.14% 24.89% 23.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.43% 25.40% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 86 66
Median daily rate £381 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +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 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
241 437 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.37% 97.98% 98.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 360 291
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.00 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 54 (43.90%) JavaScript
2 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (35.77%) HTML
3 44 (35.77%) CSS
4 39 (31.71%) SQL Server
5 33 (26.83%) Java
6 30 (24.39%) SQL
6 30 (24.39%) Web Development
7 29 (23.58%) TDD
8 26 (21.14%) jQuery
8 26 (21.14%) .NET
8 26 (21.14%) PHP
9 25 (20.33%) HTML5
10 24 (19.51%) CSS3
11 21 (17.07%) C#
12 20 (16.26%) MVC
12 20 (16.26%) AngularJS
13 19 (15.45%) MySQL
13 19 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
15 17 (13.82%) OO
15 17 (13.82%) Scrum
15 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
16 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
16 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
16 16 (13.01%) Apache
17 15 (12.20%) Windows
17 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET
17 15 (12.20%) Selenium
18 14 (11.38%) Change Control

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 16 (13.01%) Apache
2 11 (8.94%) Moodle
3 6 (4.88%) CMS
4 5 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.44%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.63%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.63%) Confluence
6 2 (1.63%) FileNet
6 2 (1.63%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.63%) SAS
6 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.81%) InDesign
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
2 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Google Play
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.45%) MySQL
2 19 (15.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (7.32%) NoSQL
6 7 (5.69%) Couchbase
6 7 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.69%) MongoDB
6 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.25%) Big Data
8 4 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (3.25%) Star Schema
9 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.63%) HBase
10 2 (1.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.20%) Selenium
3 11 (8.94%) Subversion
4 10 (8.13%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.32%) MbUnit
5 9 (7.32%) MSTest
5 9 (7.32%) NUnit
5 9 (7.32%) Visual Studio
6 8 (6.50%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.50%) TeamCity
7 7 (5.69%) Mercurial
7 7 (5.69%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.25%) JIRA
9 3 (2.44%) Maven
10 2 (1.63%) Ant
10 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.63%) Hudson
10 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (8.94%) Finance
2 7 (5.69%) Legal
3 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 3 (2.44%) Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Advertising
5 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.77%) CSS
1 44 (35.77%) HTML
2 26 (21.14%) .NET
2 26 (21.14%) jQuery
3 25 (20.33%) HTML5
4 24 (19.51%) CSS3
5 20 (16.26%) AngularJS
6 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET
7 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (10.57%) WCF
8 13 (10.57%) XML
9 11 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (8.13%) JSON
11 9 (7.32%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (7.32%) Spring
12 8 (6.50%) J2EE
13 7 (5.69%) Gherkin
14 6 (4.88%) LESS
14 6 (4.88%) REST
14 6 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) e-Learning
2 6 (4.88%) AS400
2 6 (4.88%) Telematics
3 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
5 2 (1.63%) W3C
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.81%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Windows
2 8 (6.50%) Unix
3 6 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.39%) Web Development
3 29 (23.58%) TDD
4 20 (16.26%) MVC
5 17 (13.82%) OO
5 17 (13.82%) Scrum
5 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
6 16 (13.01%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.38%) Change Control
8 13 (10.57%) BDD
9 12 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.13%) ETL
11 9 (7.32%) ATDD
11 9 (7.32%) DevOps
11 9 (7.32%) Test-First Development
11 9 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.50%) ITIL
12 8 (6.50%) OOP
12 8 (6.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 54 (43.90%) JavaScript
2 33 (26.83%) Java
3 30 (24.39%) SQL
4 26 (21.14%) PHP
5 21 (17.07%) C#
6 9 (7.32%) Perl
6 9 (7.32%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.32%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.88%) RPG
8 5 (4.07%) VB
9 3 (2.44%) ABAP
9 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.63%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.63%) C
10 2 (1.63%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.63%) Python
10 2 (1.63%) SAPscript
11 1 (0.81%) Scala
11 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.44%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.63%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) MCAD
5 1 (0.81%) MCSD
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) WAI
2 1 (0.81%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Ansible
1 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.50%) Sitecore
3 7 (5.69%) Zend
4 5 (4.07%) Oracle
5 4 (3.25%) Cognos
6 3 (2.44%) Adobe
6 3 (2.44%) SAP
7 2 (1.63%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.63%) ILOG
7 2 (1.63%) Splunk
7 2 (1.63%) Tableau
8 1 (0.81%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.81%) ESRI
8 1 (0.81%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.81%) IBM
8 1 (0.81%) Kony
8 1 (0.81%) Perforce
8 1 (0.81%) Sage
8 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 4 days ago