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 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 91 75 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.58% 25.95% 17.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.46% 27.57% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 62 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £304 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
372 272 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.37% 94.12% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 186 115
Average daily rate £350 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.05 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 81 (43.09%) Java
2 80 (42.55%) HTML
3 76 (40.43%) JavaScript
4 73 (38.83%) SQL
5 62 (32.98%) CSS
6 60 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (29.26%) XML
8 49 (26.06%) Web Services
9 48 (25.53%) SQL Server
10 42 (22.34%) jQuery
11 39 (20.74%) OO
12 35 (18.62%) HTML5
13 34 (18.09%) .NET
14 33 (17.55%) J2EE
15 32 (17.02%) Spring
16 31 (16.49%) TDD
17 30 (15.96%) CSS3
18 29 (15.43%) PHP
19 28 (14.89%) Hibernate
20 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
20 27 (14.36%) MVC
21 26 (13.83%) C#
21 26 (13.83%) Scala
22 25 (13.30%) Scrum
22 25 (13.30%) Ajax
23 22 (11.70%) Finance
23 22 (11.70%) BDD
24 20 (10.64%) SOAP
24 20 (10.64%) ASP.NET
24 20 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.85%) Apache
3 8 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.13%) ArcGIS
4 4 (2.13%) FileNet
5 3 (1.60%) IIS
5 3 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.60%) Node.js
5 3 (1.60%) Confluence
6 2 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.06%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.06%) CICS
6 2 (1.06%) CMS
7 1 (0.53%) Mule
7 1 (0.53%) Drupal
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.06%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) Magento
4 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.26%) HTTP
2 3 (1.60%) SMS
3 2 (1.06%) Intranet
3 2 (1.06%) Internet
3 2 (1.06%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (7.98%) MongoDB
5 14 (7.45%) Relational Database
6 13 (6.91%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (5.85%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.26%) DB2
8 8 (4.26%) MySQL
9 6 (3.19%) CouchDB
9 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.19%) DTS
10 4 (2.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 4 (2.13%) Cognos Report Studio
10 4 (2.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 4 (2.13%) Cognos Transformer
10 4 (2.13%) MS Access
10 4 (2.13%) Cognos Powerplay
10 4 (2.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (8.51%) Maven
2 13 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.91%) Subversion
3 11 (5.85%) Jenkins
3 11 (5.85%) Ant
4 9 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.26%) Hudson
5 8 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 8 (4.26%) Selenium
5 8 (4.26%) JIRA
5 8 (4.26%) JUnit
6 7 (3.72%) Jasmine
7 6 (3.19%) Apache Ivy
8 5 (2.66%) JBehave
8 5 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.13%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.13%) QUnit
9 4 (2.13%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.60%) Trac
General
1 22 (11.70%) Finance
2 9 (4.79%) Banking
3 7 (3.72%) Marketing
4 3 (1.60%) Legal
4 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Advertising
5 2 (1.06%) Front Office
5 2 (1.06%) Electronics
5 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (42.55%) HTML
2 62 (32.98%) CSS
3 55 (29.26%) XML
4 49 (26.06%) Web Services
5 42 (22.34%) jQuery
6 35 (18.62%) HTML5
7 34 (18.09%) .NET
8 33 (17.55%) J2EE
9 32 (17.02%) Spring
10 30 (15.96%) CSS3
11 28 (14.89%) Hibernate
12 25 (13.30%) Ajax
13 20 (10.64%) SOAP
13 20 (10.64%) ASP.NET
14 15 (7.98%) RESTful
14 15 (7.98%) JSON
15 13 (6.91%) XSLT
16 12 (6.38%) REST
16 12 (6.38%) Play Framework
17 11 (5.85%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.72%) Open Source
3 6 (3.19%) GIS
4 4 (2.13%) User Experience
5 3 (1.60%) NHS
5 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Replication
6 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.06%) W3C
6 2 (1.06%) DTV
6 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.53%) iPhone
7 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.79%) Linux
2 8 (4.26%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.72%) UNIX
4 6 (3.19%) Android
4 6 (3.19%) Windows
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.74%) OO
3 31 (16.49%) TDD
4 27 (14.36%) MVC
5 25 (13.30%) Scrum
6 22 (11.70%) BDD
7 16 (8.51%) OOP
7 16 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (8.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (7.98%) UML
9 14 (7.45%) Web Design
10 12 (6.38%) RAD
11 11 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.32%) Web Development
12 10 (5.32%) ETL
13 9 (4.79%) CRM
13 9 (4.79%) Software Engineering
14 8 (4.26%) Unit Testing
14 8 (4.26%) Migration
15 7 (3.72%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 81 (43.09%) Java
2 76 (40.43%) JavaScript
3 73 (38.83%) SQL
4 29 (15.43%) PHP
5 26 (13.83%) C#
5 26 (13.83%) Scala
6 14 (7.45%) Perl
7 12 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.26%) C++
8 8 (4.26%) Python
9 6 (3.19%) Ruby
9 6 (3.19%) VB
10 4 (2.13%) Groovy
11 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.60%) PHP5
11 3 (1.60%) PHP4
12 2 (1.06%) XPath
12 2 (1.06%) MUMPS
12 2 (1.06%) COBOL
12 2 (1.06%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) Degree
3 2 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) HL7
1 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.06%) Kibana
1 2 (1.06%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.91%) Oracle
2 13 (6.91%) Cognos
3 8 (4.26%) Business Objects
4 6 (3.19%) Thunderhead
5 5 (2.66%) IBM
6 4 (2.13%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.13%) SAP
7 2 (1.06%) Twitter
7 2 (1.06%) Zend
7 2 (1.06%) JBoss
7 2 (1.06%) HP
7 2 (1.06%) ESRI
8 1 (0.53%) Kofax
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) CA
8 1 (0.53%) ILOG
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) Talend
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