The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 36 50 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.13% 0.50% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 0.51% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Software 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
343 394 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.44% 97.52% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 285 119
Average daily rate £342 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.65% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -31.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £30.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 19 (86.36%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) .NET
3 16 (72.73%) NHS
4 15 (68.18%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) XML
5 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (36.36%) WCF
8 7 (31.82%) LINQ
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
8 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
8 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle
9 6 (27.27%) SOAP
9 6 (27.27%) Web Services
9 6 (27.27%) OOP
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
10 5 (22.73%) WinForms
10 5 (22.73%) RESTful

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
4 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (9.09%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (4.55%) InterBase
7 1 (4.55%) Firebird
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (9.09%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) XML
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 8 (36.36%) WCF
5 7 (31.82%) LINQ
5 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
5 7 (31.82%) .NET Framework
6 6 (27.27%) SOAP
6 6 (27.27%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) WinForms
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (22.73%) RESTful
8 3 (13.64%) WPF
9 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) OOP
2 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
3 3 (13.64%) UML
3 3 (13.64%) ETL
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) MVVM
4 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) Delphi
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Business Objects
4 2 (9.09%) InterSystems
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