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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 181 86 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.73% 31.73% 21.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 50.42% 32.82% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 63 63
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.06 £25.70 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.15% -15.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.86% +8.57%
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
359 262 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.63% 96.68% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 201 242
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 143 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (44.84%) JavaScript
3 116 (41.28%) TDD
4 115 (40.93%) jQuery
5 103 (36.65%) OO
6 100 (35.59%) SQL
7 92 (32.74%) CSS
8 90 (32.03%) Java
9 85 (30.25%) HTML
10 78 (27.76%) Software Engineering
11 77 (27.40%) Unix
12 75 (26.69%) Perl
13 68 (24.20%) .NET
14 67 (23.84%) Selenium
15 65 (23.13%) Cucumber
16 64 (22.78%) C#
16 64 (22.78%) MVC
17 60 (21.35%) Web Development
18 58 (20.64%) SQL Server
19 56 (19.93%) Scrum
20 53 (18.86%) Security Cleared
21 50 (17.79%) Unit Testing
22 49 (17.44%) Legal
23 42 (14.95%) MongoDB
23 42 (14.95%) RESTful
23 42 (14.95%) HTML5
24 40 (14.23%) OOP
25 36 (12.81%) NoSQL
25 36 (12.81%) CSS3
26 35 (12.46%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 27 (9.61%) Apache
2 19 (6.76%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (5.69%) Moodle
4 9 (3.20%) Confluence
4 9 (3.20%) FileNet
4 9 (3.20%) LiveCycle
5 8 (2.85%) IIS
5 8 (2.85%) JBoss
5 8 (2.85%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.49%) GeoServer
7 6 (2.14%) CMS
8 5 (1.78%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.78%) Node.js
8 5 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.36%) Drupal
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.49%) Gliffy
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) InDesign
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) GitHub
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.27%) LDAP
2 7 (2.49%) HTTP
3 3 (1.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (20.64%) SQL Server
2 42 (14.95%) MongoDB
3 36 (12.81%) NoSQL
4 27 (9.61%) MySQL
4 27 (9.61%) Redis
5 17 (6.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (4.98%) Relational Database
8 13 (4.63%) Oracle Database
8 13 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (4.27%) Oracle9i Database
10 11 (3.91%) RDBMS
11 10 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (2.49%) MS Access
14 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.71%) Neo4j
15 2 (0.71%) Power BI
15 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 67 (23.84%) Selenium
2 65 (23.13%) Cucumber
3 34 (12.10%) Visual Studio
4 29 (10.32%) Git (software)
5 24 (8.54%) Subversion
6 17 (6.05%) NUnit
7 16 (5.69%) Hudson
7 16 (5.69%) MbUnit
7 16 (5.69%) MSTest
7 16 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (4.98%) JIRA
9 11 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (3.20%) Ant
10 9 (3.20%) Maven
11 8 (2.85%) Jasmine
11 8 (2.85%) JUnit
11 8 (2.85%) QUnit
11 8 (2.85%) Sinon.JS
12 7 (2.49%) DbUnit
12 7 (2.49%) Jenkins
General
1 49 (17.44%) Legal
2 29 (10.32%) Finance
3 13 (4.63%) Back Office
4 7 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.78%) Advertising
6 3 (1.07%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.07%) Publishing
7 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (40.93%) jQuery
2 92 (32.74%) CSS
3 85 (30.25%) HTML
4 68 (24.20%) .NET
5 42 (14.95%) HTML5
5 42 (14.95%) RESTful
6 36 (12.81%) CSS3
7 34 (12.10%) Mojolicious
8 33 (11.74%) AngularJS
8 33 (11.74%) XML
9 30 (10.68%) .NET Framework
9 30 (10.68%) ASP.NET
9 30 (10.68%) WCF
10 28 (9.96%) Entity Framework
10 28 (9.96%) Kafka
11 26 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (8.19%) Ajax
12 23 (8.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (6.41%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.12%) NHS
2 12 (4.27%) e-Learning
3 9 (3.20%) User Experience
4 7 (2.49%) Replication
5 6 (2.14%) AS400
5 6 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.14%) W3C
6 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.42%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.07%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 77 (27.40%) Unix
2 28 (9.96%) Windows
3 11 (3.91%) Android
4 9 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.14%) Linux
6 4 (1.42%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (50.89%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (41.28%) TDD
3 103 (36.65%) OO
4 78 (27.76%) Software Engineering
5 64 (22.78%) MVC
6 60 (21.35%) Web Development
7 56 (19.93%) Scrum
8 50 (17.79%) Unit Testing
9 40 (14.23%) OOP
10 28 (9.96%) BDD
11 27 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (6.41%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.05%) DevOps
14 16 (5.69%) ATDD
14 16 (5.69%) Test-First Development
15 14 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (4.63%) Front End Development
17 12 (4.27%) ETL
17 12 (4.27%) ITIL
17 12 (4.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (44.84%) JavaScript
2 100 (35.59%) SQL
3 90 (32.03%) Java
4 75 (26.69%) Perl
5 64 (22.78%) C#
6 35 (12.46%) PHP
7 31 (11.03%) Scala
8 30 (10.68%) Go
9 17 (6.05%) TypeScript
10 15 (5.34%) T-SQL
11 13 (4.63%) ABAP
11 13 (4.63%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.49%) SAPscript
13 6 (2.14%) RPG
14 5 (1.78%) ANSI SQL
14 5 (1.78%) C++
14 5 (1.78%) Ruby
15 4 (1.42%) Python
16 3 (1.07%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.07%) VC++
Qualifications
1 53 (18.86%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.27%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.78%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.14%) QA
3 2 (0.71%) WCAG
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (4.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.69%) Oracle
3 14 (4.98%) SAP
4 10 (3.56%) Adobe
5 9 (3.20%) ILOG
5 9 (3.20%) Sitecore
5 9 (3.20%) Splunk
6 8 (2.85%) Zend
7 7 (2.49%) Informatica
7 7 (2.49%) Kofax
7 7 (2.49%) Teradata
8 2 (0.71%) RedGate
8 2 (0.71%) Tableau
8 2 (0.71%) Twitter
9 1 (0.36%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.36%) Google
9 1 (0.36%) HP
9 1 (0.36%) Kony
9 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
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