The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 73 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.33% 19.88% 16.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.99% 21.15% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 26 18
Average daily rate £375 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £219 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 £27.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +87.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
332 156 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 92.48% 93.98% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 103 95
Average daily rate £375 £350 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £213 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.99% +11.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.91 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
South Wales

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 49 (39.20%) Java
2 40 (32.00%) SQL
3 39 (31.20%) JavaScript
4 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
5 31 (24.80%) HTML
5 31 (24.80%) Web Services
6 30 (24.00%) Scala
7 29 (23.20%) CSS
8 25 (20.00%) Finance
8 25 (20.00%) TDD
9 23 (18.40%) Play Framework
10 22 (17.60%) .NET
11 20 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (16.00%) BDD
11 20 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (15.20%) Web Development
12 19 (15.20%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (15.20%) OO
12 19 (15.20%) Akka
13 17 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
14 16 (12.80%) jQuery
14 16 (12.80%) HTML5
15 15 (12.00%) C#
16 14 (11.20%) XML
17 13 (10.40%) SharePoint
17 13 (10.40%) ETL
17 13 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (9.60%) Cloud Computing
18 12 (9.60%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (10.40%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.40%) CMS
3 6 (4.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (4.00%) Kentico
4 5 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.20%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.40%) IIS
6 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.60%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.80%) SAS
8 1 (0.80%) Node.js
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Project
1 4 (3.20%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.60%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.60%) Acrobat
2 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.80%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.80%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.80%) Magento
3 1 (0.80%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.60%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.40%) Force.com
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) HTTP
1 5 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (0.80%) SSL
2 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (15.20%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (10.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (8.80%) CouchDB
6 10 (8.00%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.20%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (3.20%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (3.20%) SAP BW
8 4 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.80%) MySQL
11 1 (0.80%) OLAP
11 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (8.00%) Maven
2 8 (6.40%) Ant
3 7 (5.60%) JUnit
3 7 (5.60%) Jenkins
4 6 (4.80%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (4.80%) Subversion
4 6 (4.80%) Selenium
4 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.20%) JBehave
5 4 (3.20%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.20%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.40%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.60%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.60%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.80%) Gradle
8 1 (0.80%) PhoneGap
General
1 25 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (7.20%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Legal
4 2 (1.60%) Billing
4 2 (1.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (24.80%) HTML
1 31 (24.80%) Web Services
2 29 (23.20%) CSS
3 23 (18.40%) Play Framework
4 22 (17.60%) .NET
5 19 (15.20%) Akka
6 16 (12.80%) jQuery
6 16 (12.80%) HTML5
7 14 (11.20%) XML
8 12 (9.60%) Spring
8 12 (9.60%) SOAP
9 11 (8.80%) SVG
9 11 (8.80%) Batik
9 11 (8.80%) CSS3
10 9 (7.20%) REST
10 9 (7.20%) RESTful
11 8 (6.40%) JSON
11 8 (6.40%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.60%) Ajax
13 6 (4.80%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) Data Conversion
2 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.20%) Open Source
2 4 (3.20%) GIS
3 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.80%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.80%) SCORM
4 1 (0.80%) AS400
4 1 (0.80%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.80%) iSeries
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.80%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.00%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) UNIX
3 1 (0.80%) Solaris
3 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.00%) TDD
2 20 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (16.00%) BDD
3 19 (15.20%) Web Development
3 19 (15.20%) OO
4 17 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.40%) ETL
6 11 (8.80%) Process Management
7 10 (8.00%) Scrum
8 9 (7.20%) MVC
8 9 (7.20%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (6.40%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.60%) SOA
10 7 (5.60%) Web Design
10 7 (5.60%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.80%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.80%) Migration
11 6 (4.80%) Data Modelling
12 5 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.20%) Java
2 40 (32.00%) SQL
3 39 (31.20%) JavaScript
4 30 (24.00%) Scala
5 15 (12.00%) C#
6 8 (6.40%) PHP
7 6 (4.80%) Perl
8 5 (4.00%) C++
8 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.20%) Groovy
10 3 (2.40%) ABAP
10 3 (2.40%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.60%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.80%) XQuery
12 1 (0.80%) RPG
12 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.80%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.80%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (4.00%) MCAD
1 5 (4.00%) MCSD
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) HL7
1 2 (1.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.40%) Cognos
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle
4 5 (4.00%) Business Objects
4 5 (4.00%) SAP
4 5 (4.00%) Zend
5 4 (3.20%) Adobe
6 3 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.40%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.60%) ESRI
8 1 (0.80%) HP
8 1 (0.80%) FatWire
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