The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 42 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.37% 1.29% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 1.30% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Average daily rate £328 £363 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.65% -14.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £325 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+32.66% +10.29%
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
404 308 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.35% 99.35% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 239 159
Average daily rate £338 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.02% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 17 (62.96%) MVC
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 14 (51.85%) OOP
3 14 (51.85%) OO
4 13 (48.15%) Unit Testing
5 12 (44.44%) C#
5 12 (44.44%) HTML
5 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 12 (44.44%) CSS
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) TDD
6 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (37.04%) Scrum
7 10 (37.04%) Web Services
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 9 (33.33%) NHS
8 9 (33.33%) HTTP
8 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 9 (33.33%) Entity Framework
9 8 (29.63%) RESTful
10 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 7 (25.93%) WCF
11 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 6 (22.22%) CSS3
11 6 (22.22%) LDAP
11 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 5 (18.52%) SOAP
12 5 (18.52%) Java

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) HTTP
2 6 (22.22%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
2 5 (18.52%) Jasmine
2 5 (18.52%) QUnit
2 5 (18.52%) Sinon.JS
2 5 (18.52%) Subversion
3 4 (14.81%) Hudson
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) Trac
4 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.70%) Grunt
5 1 (3.70%) gulp
5 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Back Office
2 4 (14.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 12 (44.44%) CSS
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 9 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 8 (29.63%) RESTful
7 7 (25.93%) WCF
8 6 (22.22%) CSS3
9 5 (18.52%) Ajax
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (18.52%) Gherkin
9 5 (18.52%) HTML5
9 5 (18.52%) jQuery
9 5 (18.52%) RequireJS
9 5 (18.52%) SOAP
9 5 (18.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) NHS
2 4 (14.81%) W3C
3 2 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Android
1 5 (18.52%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) MVC
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) OO
3 14 (51.85%) OOP
4 13 (48.15%) Unit Testing
5 11 (40.74%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Analytics
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
9 2 (7.41%) Coaching
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) MVVM
9 2 (7.41%) UML
10 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
10 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.70%) Mobile Development
10 1 (3.70%) Project Management
10 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 12 (44.44%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
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