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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 77 133 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 22.58% 31.37% 23.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.77% 31.89% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 95 52
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £446 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
324 417 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.01% 98.35% 98.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 310 212
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 12
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 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 28 February 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 69 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (36.91%) HTML
3 52 (34.90%) Java
4 50 (33.56%) SQL
5 48 (32.21%) JavaScript
6 44 (29.53%) CSS
7 37 (24.83%) Scrum
8 34 (22.82%) Spring
9 29 (19.46%) RESTful
10 28 (18.79%) Web Development
10 28 (18.79%) .NET
11 27 (18.12%) MongoDB
12 26 (17.45%) jQuery
12 26 (17.45%) TDD
13 25 (16.78%) JSON
14 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
14 24 (16.11%) Relational Database
15 23 (15.44%) Microservices
15 23 (15.44%) REST
15 23 (15.44%) Hibernate
16 22 (14.77%) Web Design
16 22 (14.77%) ASP.NET
16 22 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (14.09%) Kafka
17 21 (14.09%) Linux
18 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
18 20 (13.42%) MVC
18 20 (13.42%) Spring Boot
18 20 (13.42%) Front End Development
19 19 (12.75%) XML

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 (6.71%) Apache
2 9 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.03%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.03%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.68%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.68%) CMS
5 3 (2.01%) Jupyter
5 3 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.34%) SAS
6 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.34%) WordPress
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.67%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
7 1 (0.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
3 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.74%) HTTP
2 2 (1.34%) Extranet
2 2 (1.34%) Intranet
3 1 (0.67%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.12%) MongoDB
2 24 (16.11%) Relational Database
3 17 (11.41%) SQL Server
4 16 (10.74%) MySQL
5 15 (10.07%) Neo4j
6 12 (8.05%) Big Data
7 11 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (6.04%) NoSQL
10 8 (5.37%) Hadoop
11 7 (4.70%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.36%) HBase
13 4 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (2.68%) QlikView
13 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (1.34%) OLAP
14 2 (1.34%) Pentaho
14 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (12.75%) Cucumber
2 13 (8.72%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.38%) NUnit
4 8 (5.37%) MSTest
4 8 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.70%) MSBuild
6 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (3.36%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.01%) gulp
8 3 (2.01%) Selenium
8 3 (2.01%) Subversion
8 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.34%) Android Studio
9 2 (1.34%) Gradle
9 2 (1.34%) Grunt
9 2 (1.34%) JBehave
9 2 (1.34%) JUnit
9 2 (1.34%) Maven
10 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (12.08%) Finance
2 4 (2.68%) Advertising
2 4 (2.68%) Banking
3 3 (2.01%) Retail
3 3 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.34%) Publishing
5 1 (0.67%) Billing
5 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (36.91%) HTML
2 44 (29.53%) CSS
3 34 (22.82%) Spring
4 29 (19.46%) RESTful
5 28 (18.79%) .NET
6 26 (17.45%) jQuery
7 25 (16.78%) JSON
8 23 (15.44%) Hibernate
8 23 (15.44%) REST
9 22 (14.77%) ASP.NET
10 21 (14.09%) Kafka
11 20 (13.42%) Spring Boot
12 19 (12.75%) XML
13 18 (12.08%) HTML5
14 17 (11.41%) Dropwizard
15 16 (10.74%) Ajax
15 16 (10.74%) iXBRL
16 14 (9.40%) AngularJS
16 14 (9.40%) CSS3
16 14 (9.40%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.04%) User Experience
2 5 (3.36%) NHS
3 4 (2.68%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.68%) iPad
3 4 (2.68%) W3C
4 3 (2.01%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.34%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.34%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.34%) Fintech
6 1 (0.67%) AS400
6 1 (0.67%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.09%) Linux
2 13 (8.72%) Mac OS X
2 13 (8.72%) Unix
3 2 (1.34%) Android
3 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.34%) Windows
4 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (24.83%) Scrum
3 28 (18.79%) Web Development
4 26 (17.45%) TDD
5 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
6 23 (15.44%) Microservices
7 22 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 22 (14.77%) Web Design
8 20 (13.42%) Front End Development
8 20 (13.42%) MVC
9 18 (12.08%) OOP
10 17 (11.41%) Continuous Deployment
11 15 (10.07%) BDD
12 14 (9.40%) Configuration Management
13 11 (7.38%) Unit Testing
14 10 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (6.71%) DevOps
14 10 (6.71%) Mentoring
15 9 (6.04%) Coaching
15 9 (6.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.90%) Java
2 50 (33.56%) SQL
3 48 (32.21%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.08%) C#
4 18 (12.08%) PHP
5 17 (11.41%) Go
6 12 (8.05%) Python
7 7 (4.70%) Scala
8 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.36%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.01%) R
9 3 (2.01%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.34%) Groovy
10 2 (1.34%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.67%) ABAP
11 1 (0.67%) C++
11 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.67%) RPG
11 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.37%) BPSS Clearance
2 8 (5.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.34%) Degree
3 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.67%) WAI
2 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.36%) Docker
2 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.38%) Zend
3 8 (5.37%) Cloudera
3 8 (5.37%) Oracle
4 6 (4.03%) SAP
5 5 (3.36%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.68%) Teradata
7 2 (1.34%) VMware
8 1 (0.67%) Adobe
8 1 (0.67%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.67%) Informatica
8 1 (0.67%) Nintex
8 1 (0.67%) RedGate
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