The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 62 129 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.22% 32.66% 33.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.66% 33.95% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 100 88
Median daily rate £375 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
262 380 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 93.91% 96.20% 99.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 292 239
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 18
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 60 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (39.84%) HTML
3 47 (36.72%) JavaScript
4 46 (35.94%) CSS
5 45 (35.16%) Java
6 39 (30.47%) SQL
7 29 (22.66%) Scrum
8 27 (21.09%) .NET
9 23 (17.97%) TDD
10 22 (17.19%) ASP.NET
10 22 (17.19%) Web Development
11 21 (16.41%) JSON
11 21 (16.41%) MVC
11 21 (16.41%) AngularJS
12 20 (15.63%) Spring
12 20 (15.63%) jQuery
12 20 (15.63%) HTML5
13 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
13 19 (14.84%) Relational Database
14 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
14 18 (14.06%) C#
15 17 (13.28%) XML
15 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
15 17 (13.28%) REST
15 17 (13.28%) RESTful
15 17 (13.28%) Security Cleared
16 16 (12.50%) CSS3
17 15 (11.72%) MongoDB
17 15 (11.72%) Unit Testing
17 15 (11.72%) Hibernate

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.13%) Apache
3 3 (2.34%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.34%) CMS
3 3 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.34%) Jupyter
3 3 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.56%) WordPress
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.78%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS Project
2 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) HTTP
2 2 (1.56%) Extranet
2 2 (1.56%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) Relational Database
2 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
3 15 (11.72%) MongoDB
4 11 (8.59%) Big Data
4 11 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (7.03%) Neo4j
7 7 (5.47%) MySQL
7 7 (5.47%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.47%) RDBMS
8 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (3.91%) Hadoop
10 4 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (3.13%) QlikView
11 2 (1.56%) HBase
11 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.78%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Cucumber
1 11 (8.59%) NUnit
2 9 (7.03%) Subversion
3 8 (6.25%) MSTest
3 8 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.47%) MSBuild
5 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.34%) Selenium
6 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.56%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.56%) Gradle
7 2 (1.56%) Grunt
7 2 (1.56%) gulp
7 2 (1.56%) JBehave
7 2 (1.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.78%) Hudson
8 1 (0.78%) MbUnit
8 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (10.16%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Marketing
3 4 (3.13%) Advertising
4 3 (2.34%) Retail
5 2 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (39.84%) HTML
2 46 (35.94%) CSS
3 27 (21.09%) .NET
4 22 (17.19%) ASP.NET
5 21 (16.41%) AngularJS
5 21 (16.41%) JSON
6 20 (15.63%) HTML5
6 20 (15.63%) jQuery
6 20 (15.63%) Spring
7 17 (13.28%) REST
7 17 (13.28%) RESTful
7 17 (13.28%) XML
8 16 (12.50%) CSS3
9 15 (11.72%) Hibernate
10 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.38%) Web Services
11 11 (8.59%) Kafka
12 10 (7.81%) Dropwizard
12 10 (7.81%) Spring Boot
13 9 (7.03%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (4.69%) Telematics
2 6 (4.69%) User Experience
3 5 (3.91%) NHS
4 4 (3.13%) iPad
4 4 (3.13%) W3C
5 3 (2.34%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.56%) Fintech
6 2 (1.56%) Informatics
7 1 (0.78%) AS400
7 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.72%) Linux
2 7 (5.47%) Mac OS X
2 7 (5.47%) Unix
3 3 (2.34%) Windows
4 2 (1.56%) Android
4 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.66%) Scrum
3 23 (17.97%) TDD
4 22 (17.19%) Web Development
5 21 (16.41%) MVC
6 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
7 15 (11.72%) Unit Testing
8 14 (10.94%) Front End Development
9 12 (9.38%) BDD
10 11 (8.59%) ETL
10 11 (8.59%) Microservices
10 11 (8.59%) OOP
10 11 (8.59%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (8.59%) Web Design
11 10 (7.81%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.03%) Continuous Deployment
13 8 (6.25%) Automated Testing
13 8 (6.25%) Configuration Management
13 8 (6.25%) Open Source
14 7 (5.47%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (36.72%) JavaScript
2 45 (35.16%) Java
3 39 (30.47%) SQL
4 18 (14.06%) C#
5 11 (8.59%) Go
6 9 (7.03%) PHP
7 8 (6.25%) Python
8 7 (5.47%) Scala
8 7 (5.47%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.34%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.56%) ABAP
11 2 (1.56%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.56%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) C++
12 1 (0.78%) Groovy
12 1 (0.78%) RPG
12 1 (0.78%) RPG IV
12 1 (0.78%) RPG/400
12 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (13.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.56%) Degree
3 2 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) MCAD
4 1 (0.78%) MCSD
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.78%) WAI
2 1 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.69%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.91%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.13%) SAP
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle
6 2 (1.56%) VMware
6 2 (1.56%) Zend
7 1 (0.78%) Cognos
7 1 (0.78%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.78%) Nintex
7 1 (0.78%) Teradata
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago