The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 30 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.87% 1.79% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 1.83% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £388 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
Senior 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
270 328 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.77% 97.62% 97.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 266 282
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -28.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £30.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cardiff region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Cardiff region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 29 (76.32%) .NET
2 28 (73.68%) C#
2 28 (73.68%) Unit Testing
3 23 (60.53%) MVC
4 20 (52.63%) Visual Studio
5 19 (50.00%) WCF
5 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (47.37%) CSS
6 18 (47.37%) HTML
6 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 18 (47.37%) Scrum
7 17 (44.74%) Finance
7 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (44.74%) CSS3
7 17 (44.74%) AngularJS
7 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (42.11%) DevOps
8 16 (42.11%) Mentoring
8 16 (42.11%) TypeScript
8 16 (42.11%) KnockoutJS
8 16 (42.11%) ATDD
8 16 (42.11%) jQuery
8 16 (42.11%) TDD
8 16 (42.11%) Test-First Development
8 16 (42.11%) NUnit
8 16 (42.11%) Web Development
8 16 (42.11%) MSTest
8 16 (42.11%) HTML5
8 16 (42.11%) MbUnit
8 16 (42.11%) BDD

Senior 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 5 (13.16%) Apache
1 5 (13.16%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) MySQL
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (13.16%) RDBMS
3 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Visual Studio
2 16 (42.11%) MbUnit
2 16 (42.11%) MSTest
2 16 (42.11%) NUnit
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.26%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) Grunt
6 1 (2.63%) gulp
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (76.32%) .NET
2 19 (50.00%) WCF
3 18 (47.37%) CSS
3 18 (47.37%) HTML
4 17 (44.74%) AngularJS
4 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (44.74%) CSS3
5 16 (42.11%) HTML5
5 16 (42.11%) jQuery
5 16 (42.11%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 12 (31.58%) Entity Framework
7 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET
8 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.16%) LINQ
9 5 (13.16%) WinForms
10 2 (5.26%) AutoMapper
10 2 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
10 2 (5.26%) RESTful
10 2 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) NHS
2 3 (7.89%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Unit Testing
2 23 (60.53%) MVC
3 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (47.37%) Scrum
5 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (42.11%) ATDD
6 16 (42.11%) BDD
6 16 (42.11%) DevOps
6 16 (42.11%) Mentoring
6 16 (42.11%) TDD
6 16 (42.11%) Test-First Development
6 16 (42.11%) Web Development
7 12 (31.58%) OOP
8 7 (18.42%) OO
9 4 (10.53%) Change Control
9 4 (10.53%) ITIL
10 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (5.26%) MVVM
11 2 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) C#
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 16 (42.11%) TypeScript
4 6 (15.79%) PHP
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) Java
7 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (2.63%) Zend