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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 106 91 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.81% 22.03% 15.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.55% 22.86% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 65 25
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£350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £293 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.20 £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% -16.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £30.25 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.16 £30.25 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -6.07%
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
275 398 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.49% 96.37% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 275 110
Average daily rate £342 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.13 £17.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.38% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £10.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.98 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 May 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 May 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 94 (54.97%) SQL
2 55 (32.16%) .NET
3 53 (30.99%) C#
4 49 (28.65%) SQL Server
5 45 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 35 (20.47%) ASP.NET
7 35 (20.47%) Oracle
8 33 (19.30%) HTML
9 32 (18.71%) CSS
10 31 (18.13%) JavaScript
11 29 (16.96%) T-SQL
11 29 (16.96%) XML
11 29 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (16.37%) PL/SQL
13 27 (15.79%) Oracle9i Database
13 27 (15.79%) Oracle Database
14 26 (15.20%) MVC
15 24 (14.04%) TDD
15 24 (14.04%) WCF
16 23 (13.45%) .NET Framework
16 23 (13.45%) OO
17 22 (12.87%) Java
18 21 (12.28%) Visual Studio
18 21 (12.28%) NHS
18 21 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (11.70%) RESTful
20 19 (11.11%) Entity Framework
20 19 (11.11%) jQuery
20 19 (11.11%) MicroStrategy

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (7.60%) IIS
2 10 (5.85%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.17%) WildFly
5 2 (1.17%) JBoss
5 2 (1.17%) SAS
5 2 (1.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.58%) Drupal
6 1 (0.58%) Mule
6 1 (0.58%) WordPress
6 1 (0.58%) Node.js
6 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.58%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 13 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Shopify
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.75%) Office 365
3 2 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) Intranet
2 2 (1.17%) LDAP
2 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.65%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (15.79%) Oracle9i Database
3 27 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 21 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 18 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (7.02%) MongoDB
9 9 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (3.51%) RDBMS
12 6 (3.51%) MS Access
12 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (2.34%) MySQL
13 4 (2.34%) DTS
14 3 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 21 (12.28%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.75%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.17%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) NUnit
8 1 (0.58%) QUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.58%) Behat
8 1 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.58%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.58%) JUnit
8 1 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 10 (5.85%) Finance
2 8 (4.68%) Legal
3 4 (2.34%) Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Publishing
5 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (32.16%) .NET
2 35 (20.47%) ASP.NET
3 33 (19.30%) HTML
4 32 (18.71%) CSS
5 29 (16.96%) XML
6 24 (14.04%) WCF
7 23 (13.45%) .NET Framework
8 20 (11.70%) RESTful
9 19 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 19 (11.11%) jQuery
10 16 (9.36%) SOAP
11 15 (8.77%) HTML5
12 14 (8.19%) Web Services
13 12 (7.02%) CSS3
14 11 (6.43%) Mojolicious
15 10 (5.85%) AngularJS
15 10 (5.85%) OAuth
15 10 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (5.85%) LINQ
16 9 (5.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) NHS
2 4 (2.34%) Clustering
2 4 (2.34%) AS400
3 3 (1.75%) Replication
4 2 (1.17%) User Experience
4 2 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.17%) W3C
4 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.58%) iSeries
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.53%) UNIX
2 17 (9.94%) Windows
3 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.17%) Android
4 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.20%) MVC
3 24 (14.04%) TDD
4 23 (13.45%) OO
5 18 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 15 (8.77%) ETL
7 13 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.02%) Migration
9 11 (6.43%) Scrum
9 11 (6.43%) CRM
10 10 (5.85%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.68%) Project Management
11 8 (4.68%) Automated Testing
11 8 (4.68%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.09%) BDD
12 7 (4.09%) UML
12 7 (4.09%) OOP
12 7 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (2.92%) SDLC
14 4 (2.34%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (54.97%) SQL
2 53 (30.99%) C#
3 31 (18.13%) JavaScript
4 29 (16.96%) T-SQL
5 28 (16.37%) PL/SQL
6 22 (12.87%) Java
7 18 (10.53%) Perl
8 17 (9.94%) Scala
9 12 (7.02%) PHP
10 7 (4.09%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.92%) C++
12 4 (2.34%) Ruby
13 2 (1.17%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.17%) Delphi
13 2 (1.17%) Python
14 1 (0.58%) RPG/400
14 1 (0.58%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.58%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.58%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) HL7
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.34%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 35 (20.47%) Oracle
3 19 (11.11%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (4.09%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.92%) Zend
6 4 (2.34%) Teradata
7 2 (1.17%) Cognos
7 2 (1.17%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.58%) Google
8 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.58%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.58%) IBM
8 1 (0.58%) BEA
8 1 (0.58%) SAP
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