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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 99 80 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.44% 21.33% 20.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.19% 21.86% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 57 40
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.25 £30.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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
393 366 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.04% 97.60% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 273 155
Average daily rate £342 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% +9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 5 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 5 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 85 (45.45%) SQL
2 72 (38.50%) HTML
3 63 (33.69%) JavaScript
3 63 (33.69%) XML
4 57 (30.48%) SQL Server
5 56 (29.95%) Java
5 56 (29.95%) C#
6 52 (27.81%) OO
7 51 (27.27%) .NET
8 49 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (25.67%) Web Services
10 47 (25.13%) SOAP
10 47 (25.13%) AngularJS
11 43 (22.99%) CSS
11 43 (22.99%) Microsoft
12 40 (21.39%) Oracle
13 39 (20.86%) Spring
14 33 (17.65%) ASP.NET
15 31 (16.58%) T-SQL
16 30 (16.04%) Relational Database
17 29 (15.51%) MySQL
18 28 (14.97%) TDD
19 27 (14.44%) Web Development
20 26 (13.90%) JDBC
20 26 (13.90%) JSP
20 26 (13.90%) Struts
21 24 (12.83%) SQL Server 2008
22 23 (12.30%) jQuery
22 23 (12.30%) MVC
22 23 (12.30%) HTTP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.81%) IIS
3 5 (2.67%) CMS
3 5 (2.67%) Confluence
4 4 (2.14%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.60%) JBoss
5 3 (1.60%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.60%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.07%) WordPress
6 2 (1.07%) Node.js
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.07%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.07%) SAS
6 2 (1.07%) WildFly
7 1 (0.53%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 17 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.07%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (30.48%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.04%) Relational Database
3 29 (15.51%) MySQL
4 24 (12.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (10.70%) MongoDB
6 18 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (7.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (6.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (5.35%) Oracle9i Database
10 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database
11 8 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (4.28%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (3.21%) RDBMS
13 6 (3.21%) NoSQL
14 5 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (2.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Visual Studio
1 9 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (3.74%) Subversion
4 6 (3.21%) Hudson
5 5 (2.67%) Maven
5 5 (2.67%) JIRA
5 5 (2.67%) Selenium
5 5 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.67%) Spock
5 5 (2.67%) Geb
6 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.14%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.60%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.53%) Behat
8 1 (0.53%) QUnit
8 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.53%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (6.95%) Finance
2 9 (4.81%) Legal
3 5 (2.67%) Banking
4 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.50%) HTML
2 63 (33.69%) XML
3 51 (27.27%) .NET
4 48 (25.67%) Web Services
5 47 (25.13%) SOAP
5 47 (25.13%) AngularJS
6 43 (22.99%) CSS
7 39 (20.86%) Spring
8 33 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 26 (13.90%) Struts
9 26 (13.90%) JDBC
9 26 (13.90%) JSP
10 23 (12.30%) jQuery
11 22 (11.76%) JPA
11 22 (11.76%) RESTful
12 20 (10.70%) WCF
12 20 (10.70%) .NET Framework
13 19 (10.16%) Hibernate
14 18 (9.63%) HTML5
15 16 (8.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.09%) NHS
2 4 (2.14%) Clustering
2 4 (2.14%) AS400
2 4 (2.14%) User Experience
3 3 (1.60%) Replication
4 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.07%) W3C
4 2 (1.07%) GIS
4 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.53%) CMDB
5 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.53%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.53%) iSeries
5 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.53%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.16%) UNIX
1 19 (10.16%) Windows
2 3 (1.60%) Linux
2 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.81%) OO
2 49 (26.20%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (14.97%) TDD
4 27 (14.44%) Web Development
5 23 (12.30%) MVC
6 20 (10.70%) Software Engineering
7 15 (8.02%) Scrum
8 12 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (6.42%) SDLC
9 11 (5.88%) ETL
10 10 (5.35%) Unit Testing
10 10 (5.35%) Open Source
11 9 (4.81%) UML
12 8 (4.28%) Automated Testing
12 8 (4.28%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (3.74%) DevOps
13 7 (3.74%) BDD
13 7 (3.74%) OOP
13 7 (3.74%) CRM
14 6 (3.21%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 85 (45.45%) SQL
2 63 (33.69%) JavaScript
3 56 (29.95%) C#
3 56 (29.95%) Java
4 31 (16.58%) T-SQL
5 19 (10.16%) Perl
6 17 (9.09%) Scala
7 16 (8.56%) PL/SQL
8 10 (5.35%) PHP
9 8 (4.28%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.14%) VBA
10 4 (2.14%) VB6
10 4 (2.14%) Ruby
10 4 (2.14%) VB
11 2 (1.07%) C++
11 2 (1.07%) Python
11 2 (1.07%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.53%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.53%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.53%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 22 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.60%) Degree
4 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) HL7
2 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (1.07%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 40 (21.39%) Oracle
3 5 (2.67%) Twitter
3 5 (2.67%) IBM
4 4 (2.14%) Teradata
5 3 (1.60%) Adobe
6 2 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.07%) SAP
6 2 (1.07%) Cognos
6 2 (1.07%) ESRI
6 2 (1.07%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) Google
7 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
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