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 26 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 33 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.79% 2.48% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 2.53% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Median daily rate £469 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.48% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £380 £321
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
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
248 434 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.41% 97.97% 98.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 357 288
Median daily rate £365 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.00 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 26 September 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 5 (50.00%) PHP
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Moodle
2 4 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) CSS3
4 2 (20.00%) MSTest
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) MbUnit
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (20.00%) ATDD
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS

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 4 (40.00%) Apache
1 4 (40.00%) Moodle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MbUnit
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Change Control
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) ATDD
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Test-First Development
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) CQRS
4 1 (10.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Zend