The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 83 65 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.90% 22.49% 20.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.55% 23.64% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 21
Average daily rate
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£294 £293 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
368 275 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.10% 95.16% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 192 94
Average daily rate £338 £330 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £227 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.70 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.90 £18.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

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 2 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 79 (46.75%) Java
2 67 (39.64%) HTML
3 66 (39.05%) JavaScript
4 59 (34.91%) SQL
5 53 (31.36%) CSS
6 46 (27.22%) Web Services
7 42 (24.85%) XML
8 35 (20.71%) Scala
9 32 (18.93%) SQL Server
9 32 (18.93%) OO
10 31 (18.34%) .NET
10 31 (18.34%) jQuery
10 31 (18.34%) TDD
11 30 (17.75%) Spring
12 28 (16.57%) J2EE
13 25 (14.79%) Hibernate
13 25 (14.79%) BDD
14 24 (14.20%) HTML5
15 23 (13.61%) C#
16 22 (13.02%) CSS3
17 21 (12.43%) Play Framework
18 20 (11.83%) Finance
19 19 (11.24%) Scrum
19 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
19 19 (11.24%) PHP
20 18 (10.65%) ASP.NET
21 16 (9.47%) MVC
21 16 (9.47%) RESTful
21 16 (9.47%) Ajax
21 16 (9.47%) Akka

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 11 (6.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.14%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.96%) CMS
4 5 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.37%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.37%) Apache
6 3 (1.78%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.78%) Node.js
7 2 (1.18%) Kentico
7 2 (1.18%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.18%) IIS
7 2 (1.18%) CICS
8 1 (0.59%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.59%) Mule
8 1 (0.59%) FileNet
8 1 (0.59%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.92%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) HTTP
2 4 (2.37%) Intranet
3 3 (1.78%) SMS
4 2 (1.18%) SSL
4 2 (1.18%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) Network Security
5 1 (0.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.88%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.28%) Relational Database
4 11 (6.51%) RDBMS
4 11 (6.51%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.92%) CouchDB
6 9 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.14%) MySQL
8 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.55%) DB2
9 3 (1.78%) MS Access
9 3 (1.78%) DTS
9 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.18%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 2 (1.18%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (1.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 2 (1.18%) Cognos Transformer
10 2 (1.18%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.69%) Maven
3 11 (6.51%) Subversion
4 10 (5.92%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.92%) Ant
5 9 (5.33%) JUnit
6 8 (4.73%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.73%) Jasmine
7 7 (4.14%) Selenium
7 7 (4.14%) Visual Studio
8 6 (3.55%) Apache Ivy
9 5 (2.96%) JBehave
10 4 (2.37%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.37%) JIRA
10 4 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (2.37%) Hudson
11 3 (1.78%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.78%) QUnit
11 3 (1.78%) Sinon.JS
12 2 (1.18%) Trac
General
1 20 (11.83%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Banking
3 5 (2.96%) Marketing
4 4 (2.37%) Legal
5 2 (1.18%) Advertising
5 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.59%) Front Office
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (39.64%) HTML
2 53 (31.36%) CSS
3 46 (27.22%) Web Services
4 42 (24.85%) XML
5 31 (18.34%) .NET
5 31 (18.34%) jQuery
6 30 (17.75%) Spring
7 28 (16.57%) J2EE
8 25 (14.79%) Hibernate
9 24 (14.20%) HTML5
10 22 (13.02%) CSS3
11 21 (12.43%) Play Framework
12 18 (10.65%) ASP.NET
13 16 (9.47%) Ajax
13 16 (9.47%) Akka
13 16 (9.47%) RESTful
14 15 (8.88%) SOAP
15 12 (7.10%) REST
16 11 (6.51%) Mojolicious
17 10 (5.92%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.55%) GIS
2 3 (1.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (1.18%) W3C
3 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.59%) iPhone
4 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.59%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.59%) Open Source
4 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.33%) Linux
2 8 (4.73%) UNIX
2 8 (4.73%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.55%) Android
4 5 (2.96%) Windows
5 1 (0.59%) Solaris
5 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.93%) OO
2 31 (18.34%) TDD
3 25 (14.79%) BDD
4 19 (11.24%) Scrum
5 16 (9.47%) MVC
6 15 (8.88%) UML
7 14 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.28%) Web Development
8 12 (7.10%) RAD
8 12 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (6.51%) Software Engineering
10 10 (5.92%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (5.92%) Process Management
10 10 (5.92%) OOP
11 9 (5.33%) CRM
12 8 (4.73%) Web Design
12 8 (4.73%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.55%) Change Control
13 6 (3.55%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 79 (46.75%) Java
2 66 (39.05%) JavaScript
3 59 (34.91%) SQL
4 35 (20.71%) Scala
5 23 (13.61%) C#
6 19 (11.24%) PHP
7 12 (7.10%) Perl
8 8 (4.73%) C++
9 4 (2.37%) Python
9 4 (2.37%) Ruby
9 4 (2.37%) Groovy
10 3 (1.78%) PHP5
10 3 (1.78%) PHP4
10 3 (1.78%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.18%) VB
11 2 (1.18%) COBOL
11 2 (1.18%) XPath
11 2 (1.18%) MUMPS
11 2 (1.18%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.18%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) QA
1 1 (0.59%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) CA Endevor
1 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.51%) Cognos
3 9 (5.33%) Oracle
4 6 (3.55%) Thunderhead
5 5 (2.96%) Sitecore
5 5 (2.96%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.78%) IBM
7 2 (1.18%) ESRI
7 2 (1.18%) Zend
7 2 (1.18%) SAP
7 2 (1.18%) HP
8 1 (0.59%) Citrix
8 1 (0.59%) CA
8 1 (0.59%) JBoss
8 1 (0.59%) Talend
8 1 (0.59%) Google
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