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 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 63 71 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.42% 23.05% 19.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.08% 24.57% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 24
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £90.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.44% +429.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
273 289 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.15% 93.83% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 204 96
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 15
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -0.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £181.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 March 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 2 March 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 77 (43.26%) SQL
2 70 (39.33%) HTML
3 66 (37.08%) JavaScript
4 64 (35.96%) CSS
5 56 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (29.21%) SQL Server
7 47 (26.40%) HTML5
8 42 (23.60%) CSS3
9 40 (22.47%) .NET
9 40 (22.47%) Ajax
9 40 (22.47%) jQuery
10 37 (20.79%) C#
10 37 (20.79%) XML
10 37 (20.79%) MVC
11 30 (16.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (16.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 29 (16.29%) Oracle
12 29 (16.29%) T-SQL
13 28 (15.73%) REST
14 27 (15.17%) Scala
14 27 (15.17%) JSON
15 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET
16 25 (14.04%) Microsoft
16 25 (14.04%) TDD
17 24 (13.48%) Subversion
17 24 (13.48%) Security Cleared
17 24 (13.48%) Git (software)
18 23 (12.92%) WCF
18 23 (12.92%) JUnit
18 23 (12.92%) Java

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.06%) Apache
3 6 (3.37%) IIS
4 4 (2.25%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.69%) FileNet
5 3 (1.69%) JBoss
5 3 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.69%) Confluence
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.12%) Mule
7 1 (0.56%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.56%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.56%) Node.js
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Office
2 3 (1.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.56%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.56%) Staffware
4 1 (0.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.99%) HTTP
2 4 (2.25%) Intranet
3 2 (1.12%) Internet
3 2 (1.12%) LDAP
3 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) VPN
4 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (29.21%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (16.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (12.36%) Oracle Database
5 21 (11.80%) Oracle9i Database
5 21 (11.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 19 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (10.11%) MongoDB
8 14 (7.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (6.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (6.18%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (5.06%) MySQL
10 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.37%) MS Access
13 5 (2.81%) DTS
14 4 (2.25%) DB2
14 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
15 2 (1.12%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 2 (1.12%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 24 (13.48%) Subversion
1 24 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.92%) JUnit
3 22 (12.36%) Jenkins
4 20 (11.24%) Visual Studio
5 15 (8.43%) Jasmine
6 12 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (2.25%) JIRA
8 4 (2.25%) Hudson
9 3 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (1.69%) Maven
9 3 (1.69%) NUnit
10 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.12%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.56%) Selenium
11 1 (0.56%) Concordion
11 1 (0.56%) QUnit
11 1 (0.56%) Xcode
11 1 (0.56%) Ant
General
1 9 (5.06%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Marketing
3 5 (2.81%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.81%) Electronics
3 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.69%) Publishing
4 3 (1.69%) Back Office
5 2 (1.12%) Retail
5 2 (1.12%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.56%) Front Office
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (39.33%) HTML
2 64 (35.96%) CSS
3 47 (26.40%) HTML5
4 42 (23.60%) CSS3
5 40 (22.47%) jQuery
5 40 (22.47%) .NET
5 40 (22.47%) Ajax
6 37 (20.79%) XML
7 28 (15.73%) REST
8 27 (15.17%) JSON
9 26 (14.61%) ASP.NET
10 23 (12.92%) WCF
11 20 (11.24%) Web Services
12 16 (8.99%) SOAP
12 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (8.43%) Play Framework
14 12 (6.74%) AngularJS
15 9 (5.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (4.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.87%) NHS
2 9 (5.06%) Replication
2 9 (5.06%) Open Source
3 5 (2.81%) User Experience
3 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.81%) DTV
4 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.56%) GIS
5 1 (0.56%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.93%) UNIX
2 6 (3.37%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.81%) Android
3 5 (2.81%) Windows
4 3 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (20.79%) MVC
3 25 (14.04%) TDD
4 21 (11.80%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (11.24%) Scrum
6 19 (10.67%) ETL
6 19 (10.67%) OO
7 16 (8.99%) Migration
8 12 (6.74%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.49%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (4.49%) Analytics
9 8 (4.49%) Web Design
9 8 (4.49%) OOP
9 8 (4.49%) CRM
10 6 (3.37%) Information Security
10 6 (3.37%) BDD
10 6 (3.37%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (2.81%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (2.81%) iOS Development
11 5 (2.81%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.26%) SQL
2 66 (37.08%) JavaScript
3 37 (20.79%) C#
4 29 (16.29%) T-SQL
5 27 (15.17%) Scala
6 23 (12.92%) Java
7 22 (12.36%) PHP
8 21 (11.80%) PL/SQL
9 9 (5.06%) Perl
10 8 (4.49%) Python
11 6 (3.37%) C++
12 4 (2.25%) Ruby
12 4 (2.25%) VB
13 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.12%) Delphi
14 2 (1.12%) C
15 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.56%) VBA
15 1 (0.56%) X++
15 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (10.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.25%) Degree
4 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (16.29%) Oracle
2 25 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.80%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (3.37%) Zend
5 5 (2.81%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.81%) SAP
6 4 (2.25%) Cognos
7 2 (1.12%) IBM
7 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.12%) ILOG
7 2 (1.12%) Teradata
7 2 (1.12%) Twitter
8 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.56%) Google
8 1 (0.56%) Kofax
8 1 (0.56%) Splunk
8 1 (0.56%) Tableau
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) BEA
8 1 (0.56%) Sybase
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £21.8 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 255 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago