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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 123 97 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.75% 24.19% 17.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.76% 24.81% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 68 26
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.98% -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.07%
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
344 391 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.18% 97.51% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 282 119
Average daily rate £342 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £25.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% -31.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.73 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 87 (48.07%) SQL
2 55 (30.39%) C#
3 54 (29.83%) JavaScript
4 52 (28.73%) HTML
5 51 (28.18%) .NET
6 50 (27.62%) SQL Server
6 50 (27.62%) XML
7 44 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (23.76%) Java
9 40 (22.10%) OO
10 39 (21.55%) Oracle
10 39 (21.55%) Microsoft
11 34 (18.78%) Web Services
12 33 (18.23%) CSS
13 32 (17.68%) ASP.NET
13 32 (17.68%) SOAP
14 31 (17.13%) T-SQL
14 31 (17.13%) AngularJS
15 26 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 25 (13.81%) Spring
17 24 (13.26%) TDD
17 24 (13.26%) MVC
17 24 (13.26%) Relational Database
18 21 (11.60%) MySQL
18 21 (11.60%) RESTful
19 20 (11.05%) WCF
19 20 (11.05%) jQuery
19 20 (11.05%) Software Engineering
19 20 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (11.05%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (6.08%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (4.97%) IIS
3 7 (3.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.21%) CMS
4 4 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.21%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.10%) WildFly
6 2 (1.10%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.10%) JBoss
6 2 (1.10%) SAS
6 2 (1.10%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.55%) ArcSDE
7 1 (0.55%) Mule
7 1 (0.55%) WordPress
7 1 (0.55%) Node.js
7 1 (0.55%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.84%) HTTP
2 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.10%) LDAP
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.62%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (13.26%) Relational Database
4 21 (11.60%) MySQL
5 20 (11.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (8.84%) Oracle Database
7 16 (8.84%) Oracle9i Database
8 15 (8.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (7.18%) MongoDB
10 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (3.31%) RDBMS
14 5 (2.76%) MS Access
15 4 (2.21%) DTS
15 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (1.66%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 15 (8.29%) Visual Studio
2 12 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.76%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.21%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.66%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.55%) Behat
7 1 (0.55%) QUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.55%) NUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Subversion
7 1 (0.55%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (7.18%) Finance
2 9 (4.97%) Legal
3 5 (2.76%) Banking
4 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Publishing
5 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (28.73%) HTML
2 51 (28.18%) .NET
3 50 (27.62%) XML
4 34 (18.78%) Web Services
5 33 (18.23%) CSS
6 32 (17.68%) ASP.NET
6 32 (17.68%) SOAP
7 31 (17.13%) AngularJS
8 25 (13.81%) Spring
9 21 (11.60%) RESTful
10 20 (11.05%) jQuery
10 20 (11.05%) .NET Framework
10 20 (11.05%) WCF
11 19 (10.50%) Struts
11 19 (10.50%) JDBC
11 19 (10.50%) JSP
12 16 (8.84%) Entity Framework
13 15 (8.29%) JPA
14 13 (7.18%) HTML5
15 12 (6.63%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.05%) NHS
2 4 (2.21%) AS400
2 4 (2.21%) Clustering
3 3 (1.66%) Replication
4 2 (1.10%) User Experience
4 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.10%) W3C
5 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.55%) GIS
5 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.55%) BBC
5 1 (0.55%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.55%) CMDB
5 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.55%) iSeries
5 1 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.05%) Windows
2 19 (10.50%) UNIX
3 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.10%) Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) AIX
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.10%) OO
3 24 (13.26%) MVC
3 24 (13.26%) TDD
4 20 (11.05%) Software Engineering
4 20 (11.05%) Web Development
5 13 (7.18%) ETL
5 13 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (6.08%) UML
6 11 (6.08%) Scrum
7 10 (5.52%) Unit Testing
8 8 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (4.42%) Automated Testing
8 8 (4.42%) Migration
8 8 (4.42%) Project Management
9 7 (3.87%) OOP
9 7 (3.87%) CRM
9 7 (3.87%) SDLC
9 7 (3.87%) BDD
10 6 (3.31%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 87 (48.07%) SQL
2 55 (30.39%) C#
3 54 (29.83%) JavaScript
4 43 (23.76%) Java
5 31 (17.13%) T-SQL
6 19 (10.50%) Perl
7 17 (9.39%) PL/SQL
7 17 (9.39%) Scala
8 11 (6.08%) PHP
9 7 (3.87%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.76%) C++
11 4 (2.21%) Ruby
12 3 (1.66%) VB6
12 3 (1.66%) VB
12 3 (1.66%) VBA
13 2 (1.10%) Python
13 2 (1.10%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.55%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (7.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.87%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.66%) HL7
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.21%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Puppet
1 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (21.55%) Oracle
1 39 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.42%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (3.31%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.76%) IBM
5 4 (2.21%) Teradata
5 4 (2.21%) Zend
6 2 (1.10%) InterSystems
6 2 (1.10%) SAP
6 2 (1.10%) Cognos
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) ESRI
7 1 (0.55%) Google
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago