The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cardiff region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 45 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.27% 1.92% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £304 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.57% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 243 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.56% 93.46% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 152 109
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Software Developer
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Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Senior Software Developer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) MUMPS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) HL7
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Process
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MUMPS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) HL7