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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 117 100 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.61% 36.50% 22.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.21% 37.59% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 74 66
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £217 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £18.90 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -37.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +14.06%
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
291 266 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.04% 97.08% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 211 261
Median daily rate £362 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016, 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.

1 125 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (42.13%) JavaScript
3 101 (39.76%) jQuery
4 99 (38.98%) TDD
5 89 (35.04%) SQL
6 87 (34.25%) OO
7 83 (32.68%) Java
8 73 (28.74%) CSS
9 71 (27.95%) Unix
10 69 (27.17%) Perl
11 68 (26.77%) HTML
11 68 (26.77%) Software Engineering
12 66 (25.98%) .NET
13 63 (24.80%) C#
13 63 (24.80%) Selenium
14 61 (24.02%) Web Development
15 59 (23.23%) SQL Server
16 55 (21.65%) MVC
16 55 (21.65%) Cucumber
17 51 (20.08%) Security Cleared
18 49 (19.29%) Unit Testing
19 47 (18.50%) Scrum
20 44 (17.32%) Legal
21 35 (13.78%) MongoDB
22 34 (13.39%) HTML5
22 34 (13.39%) Visual Studio
23 32 (12.60%) PHP
23 32 (12.60%) SC Cleared
24 31 (12.20%) WCF
24 31 (12.20%) OOP

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 26 (10.24%) Apache
2 16 (6.30%) Moodle
3 14 (5.51%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.94%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.54%) Confluence
5 9 (3.54%) FileNet
5 9 (3.54%) LiveCycle
6 8 (3.15%) IIS
6 8 (3.15%) JBoss
7 7 (2.76%) GeoServer
8 6 (2.36%) CMS
9 5 (1.97%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.39%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.39%) Drupal
10 1 (0.39%) Node.js
10 1 (0.39%) SAS
10 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.76%) Gliffy
3 2 (0.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.39%) InDesign
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Google Play
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.72%) LDAP
2 3 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) FTP
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.78%) MongoDB
3 30 (11.81%) NoSQL
4 24 (9.45%) MySQL
5 21 (8.27%) Redis
6 17 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (5.51%) Relational Database
7 14 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (5.12%) Oracle Database
8 13 (5.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (4.72%) Oracle9i Database
10 11 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (4.33%) RDBMS
11 9 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.97%) MS Access
13 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.79%) Big Data
14 2 (0.79%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (24.80%) Selenium
2 55 (21.65%) Cucumber
3 34 (13.39%) Visual Studio
4 21 (8.27%) Git (software)
5 17 (6.69%) MbUnit
5 17 (6.69%) MSTest
5 17 (6.69%) NUnit
6 16 (6.30%) Subversion
7 14 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (4.33%) JIRA
8 11 (4.33%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (3.54%) Ant
9 9 (3.54%) Hudson
9 9 (3.54%) Maven
10 8 (3.15%) JUnit
11 7 (2.76%) DbUnit
11 7 (2.76%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.76%) Spock
12 6 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (1.57%) Concordion
General
1 44 (17.32%) Legal
2 29 (11.42%) Finance
3 13 (5.12%) Back Office
4 7 (2.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.57%) Advertising
6 3 (1.18%) Publishing
7 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (39.76%) jQuery
2 73 (28.74%) CSS
3 68 (26.77%) HTML
4 66 (25.98%) .NET
5 34 (13.39%) HTML5
6 31 (12.20%) WCF
7 30 (11.81%) AngularJS
7 30 (11.81%) RESTful
8 29 (11.42%) XML
9 28 (11.02%) .NET Framework
9 28 (11.02%) CSS3
9 28 (11.02%) Mojolicious
10 27 (10.63%) ASP.NET
11 26 (10.24%) Entity Framework
12 24 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (9.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (8.27%) Kafka
15 19 (7.48%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (7.48%) Spring
16 16 (6.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.09%) NHS
2 12 (4.72%) e-Learning
3 7 (2.76%) Replication
4 5 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.57%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.57%) User Experience
6 3 (1.18%) AS400
6 3 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.79%) W3C
8 1 (0.39%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.95%) Unix
2 29 (11.42%) Windows
3 7 (2.76%) Linux
4 4 (1.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.79%) Android
6 2 (0.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (38.98%) TDD
3 87 (34.25%) OO
4 68 (26.77%) Software Engineering
5 61 (24.02%) Web Development
6 55 (21.65%) MVC
7 49 (19.29%) Unit Testing
8 47 (18.50%) Scrum
9 31 (12.20%) OOP
10 22 (8.66%) BDD
11 20 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (7.09%) DevOps
13 17 (6.69%) ATDD
13 17 (6.69%) Test-First Development
14 16 (6.30%) Mentoring
15 13 (5.12%) ETL
15 13 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (4.72%) Change Control
16 12 (4.72%) ITIL
17 11 (4.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (42.13%) JavaScript
2 89 (35.04%) SQL
3 83 (32.68%) Java
4 69 (27.17%) Perl
5 63 (24.80%) C#
6 32 (12.60%) PHP
7 24 (9.45%) Scala
8 23 (9.06%) Go
9 18 (7.09%) TypeScript
10 14 (5.51%) PL/SQL
10 14 (5.51%) T-SQL
11 13 (5.12%) ABAP
12 7 (2.76%) SAPscript
13 5 (1.97%) ANSI SQL
13 5 (1.97%) C++
14 3 (1.18%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.18%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.18%) RPG
14 3 (1.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 51 (20.08%) Security Cleared
2 32 (12.60%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.72%) DV Cleared
4 10 (3.94%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.97%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.36%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.79%) WCAG
4 1 (0.39%) HL7
4 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (5.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.30%) Oracle
3 14 (5.51%) SAP
4 10 (3.94%) Adobe
5 9 (3.54%) ILOG
5 9 (3.54%) Sitecore
5 9 (3.54%) Splunk
6 7 (2.76%) Informatica
6 7 (2.76%) Kofax
6 7 (2.76%) Teradata
6 7 (2.76%) Zend
7 2 (0.79%) Tableau
8 1 (0.39%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.39%) Cognos
8 1 (0.39%) Google
8 1 (0.39%) HP
8 1 (0.39%) Kony
8 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.39%) Twitter
8 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
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