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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 103 52 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.80% 22.32% 20.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.44% 23.53% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 40 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £140.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
308 221 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.09% 94.85% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 154 126
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.16 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.63% +13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 84 (42.00%) SQL
2 80 (40.00%) HTML
3 75 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 74 (37.00%) CSS
5 61 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (28.00%) SQL Server
6 56 (28.00%) HTML5
7 51 (25.50%) CSS3
8 50 (25.00%) jQuery
9 46 (23.00%) XML
10 45 (22.50%) Ajax
11 39 (19.50%) .NET
12 37 (18.50%) MVC
13 36 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 34 (17.00%) Java
14 34 (17.00%) C#
15 33 (16.50%) Scala
16 32 (16.00%) PHP
17 31 (15.50%) T-SQL
17 31 (15.50%) Web Services
17 31 (15.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 30 (15.00%) Microsoft
18 30 (15.00%) REST
19 28 (14.00%) Git (software)
19 28 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (14.00%) Oracle
19 28 (14.00%) JSON
20 27 (13.50%) Subversion
21 26 (13.00%) TDD
22 25 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.50%) Apache
3 5 (2.50%) IIS
4 4 (2.00%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.50%) JBoss
5 3 (1.50%) FileNet
5 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.50%) Confluence
5 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.00%) Node.js
6 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.00%) Mule
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.50%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.50%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.00%) MS Office
1 4 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.50%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.50%) Summit
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.50%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.50%) HTTP
2 5 (2.50%) Intranet
3 2 (1.00%) Internet
3 2 (1.00%) LDAP
4 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 36 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (15.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (11.00%) Oracle Database
6 21 (10.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 21 (10.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 20 (10.00%) MongoDB
8 15 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (7.00%) MySQL
10 13 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (6.50%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (5.50%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (5.00%) DB2
13 8 (4.00%) DTS
13 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (3.00%) MS Access
15 4 (2.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
15 4 (2.00%) Cognos Report Studio
15 4 (2.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 28 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 27 (13.50%) Subversion
3 25 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 24 (12.00%) JUnit
5 19 (9.50%) Jasmine
5 19 (9.50%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (3.00%) Hudson
7 6 (3.00%) JIRA
8 4 (2.00%) QUnit
8 4 (2.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.00%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (2.00%) Maven
9 3 (1.50%) Trac
10 2 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.00%) DbUnit
10 2 (1.00%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.00%) Selenium
10 2 (1.00%) NUnit
General
1 13 (6.50%) Finance
2 6 (3.00%) Marketing
3 5 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.50%) Electronics
3 5 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.50%) Publishing
4 3 (1.50%) Retail
4 3 (1.50%) Back Office
5 2 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Games
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (40.00%) HTML
2 74 (37.00%) CSS
3 56 (28.00%) HTML5
4 51 (25.50%) CSS3
5 50 (25.00%) jQuery
6 46 (23.00%) XML
7 45 (22.50%) Ajax
8 39 (19.50%) .NET
9 31 (15.50%) Web Services
10 30 (15.00%) REST
11 28 (14.00%) JSON
12 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET
13 20 (10.00%) WCF
14 18 (9.00%) SOAP
15 16 (8.00%) Play Framework
16 15 (7.50%) J2EE
17 13 (6.50%) XSLT
17 13 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC
18 12 (6.00%) AngularJS
19 9 (4.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.00%) NHS
2 10 (5.00%) Open Source
3 9 (4.50%) Replication
4 6 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.50%) DTV
5 5 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.50%) User Experience
6 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.00%) GIS
7 2 (1.00%) W3C
7 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.50%) UNIX
2 7 (3.50%) Android
3 4 (2.00%) Windows
4 3 (1.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (30.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.50%) MVC
3 28 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (13.00%) TDD
5 24 (12.00%) OO
6 21 (10.50%) ETL
6 21 (10.50%) Scrum
7 16 (8.00%) Migration
8 14 (7.00%) OOP
9 12 (6.00%) Data Migration
10 11 (5.50%) Analytics
11 9 (4.50%) Web Design
11 9 (4.50%) CRM
11 9 (4.50%) BDD
11 9 (4.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (4.00%) Change Control
13 6 (3.00%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (3.00%) Data Analysis
13 6 (3.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 84 (42.00%) SQL
2 75 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 34 (17.00%) Java
3 34 (17.00%) C#
4 33 (16.50%) Scala
5 32 (16.00%) PHP
6 31 (15.50%) T-SQL
7 21 (10.50%) PL/SQL
8 12 (6.00%) Python
9 11 (5.50%) Perl
10 8 (4.00%) Ruby
11 6 (3.00%) VB
12 4 (2.00%) C++
13 3 (1.50%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.00%) Delphi
14 2 (1.00%) C
15 1 (0.50%) PHP5
15 1 (0.50%) PHP4
15 1 (0.50%) X++
15 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.50%) Degree
4 2 (1.00%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.50%) HL7
1 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.00%) Oracle
3 21 (10.50%) MicroStrategy
4 11 (5.50%) Cognos
5 7 (3.50%) Zend
5 7 (3.50%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.00%) Twitter
7 2 (1.00%) IBM
7 2 (1.00%) ILOG
7 2 (1.00%) Google
7 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.00%) Teradata
8 1 (0.50%) Sybase
8 1 (0.50%) BEA
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe
8 1 (0.50%) ESRI
8 1 (0.50%) Kofax
8 1 (0.50%) Splunk
8 1 (0.50%) Tableau
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