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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 90 83 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.03% 22.43% 22.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.43% 23.06% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 62 49
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
420 360 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.13% 97.30% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 277 186
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £132.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 92 (46.94%) SQL
2 80 (40.82%) HTML
3 72 (36.73%) XML
4 65 (33.16%) SQL Server
5 63 (32.14%) Java
5 63 (32.14%) JavaScript
6 59 (30.10%) OO
6 59 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (29.08%) Web Services
8 55 (28.06%) C#
8 55 (28.06%) SOAP
9 52 (26.53%) AngularJS
10 51 (26.02%) CSS
11 50 (25.51%) .NET
12 48 (24.49%) Microsoft
13 45 (22.96%) Spring
14 38 (19.39%) Oracle
15 35 (17.86%) TDD
16 33 (16.84%) ASP.NET
17 32 (16.33%) T-SQL
18 30 (15.31%) Security Cleared
18 30 (15.31%) Relational Database
19 29 (14.80%) MySQL
20 27 (13.78%) Web Development
21 26 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
21 26 (13.27%) JDBC
21 26 (13.27%) JSP
21 26 (13.27%) Struts
21 26 (13.27%) MongoDB
22 25 (12.76%) Hibernate

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (5.61%) Confluence
1 11 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.59%) IIS
3 5 (2.55%) CMS
3 5 (2.55%) LiveCycle
4 4 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.04%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.53%) JBoss
6 2 (1.02%) SAS
6 2 (1.02%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.02%) WordPress
6 2 (1.02%) Node.js
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.02%) WildFly
7 1 (0.51%) Drupal
7 1 (0.51%) Apache
7 1 (0.51%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 17 (8.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.04%) MS Office
3 2 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) Shopify
2 1 (0.51%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (33.16%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.31%) Relational Database
3 29 (14.80%) MySQL
4 26 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (13.27%) MongoDB
5 18 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (6.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (6.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (6.12%) NoSQL
9 11 (5.61%) Oracle Database
9 11 (5.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (5.10%) Oracle9i Database
11 9 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (3.06%) RDBMS
13 6 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (2.04%) MS Access
14 4 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 14 (7.14%) Subversion
3 13 (6.63%) Hudson
4 12 (6.12%) Maven
5 11 (5.61%) JIRA
5 11 (5.61%) Selenium
5 11 (5.61%) Spock
5 11 (5.61%) Geb
6 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (4.08%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.55%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (2.04%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.04%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.53%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.51%) Behat
11 1 (0.51%) QUnit
11 1 (0.51%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.51%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.51%) Mockito
General
1 14 (7.14%) Finance
2 9 (4.59%) Legal
3 6 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (40.82%) HTML
2 72 (36.73%) XML
3 57 (29.08%) Web Services
4 55 (28.06%) SOAP
5 52 (26.53%) AngularJS
6 51 (26.02%) CSS
7 50 (25.51%) .NET
8 45 (22.96%) Spring
9 33 (16.84%) ASP.NET
10 26 (13.27%) Struts
10 26 (13.27%) JDBC
10 26 (13.27%) JSP
11 25 (12.76%) Hibernate
12 23 (11.73%) jQuery
13 22 (11.22%) JPA
13 22 (11.22%) RESTful
14 20 (10.20%) WCF
14 20 (10.20%) J2EE
15 19 (9.69%) .NET Framework
16 18 (9.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.69%) NHS
2 4 (2.04%) AS400
3 3 (1.53%) User Experience
3 3 (1.53%) Replication
3 3 (1.53%) Clustering
4 2 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.02%) W3C
4 2 (1.02%) GIS
4 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.51%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.51%) BBC
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.51%) CMDB
5 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.51%) iSeries
5 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.20%) Windows
2 19 (9.69%) UNIX
3 4 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.53%) Linux
5 1 (0.51%) AIX
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.10%) OO
1 59 (30.10%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (17.86%) TDD
3 27 (13.78%) Web Development
4 23 (11.73%) Scrum
5 22 (11.22%) MVC
6 20 (10.20%) Software Engineering
7 18 (9.18%) SDLC
8 17 (8.67%) Open Source
9 14 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (7.14%) DevOps
10 13 (6.63%) Unit Testing
10 13 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.63%) Configuration Management
11 12 (6.12%) RUP
11 12 (6.12%) DSDM
12 11 (5.61%) OOA/OOD
12 11 (5.61%) Pair Programming
12 11 (5.61%) Release Management
12 11 (5.61%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (46.94%) SQL
2 63 (32.14%) Java
2 63 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 55 (28.06%) C#
4 32 (16.33%) T-SQL
5 23 (11.73%) PL/SQL
6 19 (9.69%) Perl
7 17 (8.67%) Scala
8 10 (5.10%) PHP
9 8 (4.08%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.04%) VBA
10 4 (2.04%) VB6
10 4 (2.04%) Ruby
10 4 (2.04%) VB
11 2 (1.02%) Python
11 2 (1.02%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.51%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.51%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.51%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.51%) RPG
Qualifications
1 30 (15.31%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.53%) Degree
4 1 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.04%) HL7
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.04%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Puppet
2 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.51%) Ansible
Vendors
1 48 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 38 (19.39%) Oracle
3 11 (5.61%) Twitter
4 5 (2.55%) IBM
4 5 (2.55%) Adobe
5 4 (2.04%) Teradata
6 3 (1.53%) SAP
7 2 (1.02%) Cognos
7 2 (1.02%) ESRI
7 2 (1.02%) InterSystems
7 2 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.51%) Sage
8 1 (0.51%) Google
8 1 (0.51%) Tableau
8 1 (0.51%) ServiceNow
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