The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 7 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 53 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 38.69% 29.03% 14.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.09% 31.86% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 5
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£430 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £485 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 Newport 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
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
129 113 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 94.16% 91.13% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 61 33
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Newport region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 42 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (61.29%) Scrum
3 31 (50.00%) Web Services
4 28 (45.16%) Unit Testing
5 26 (41.94%) SOAP
6 25 (40.32%) XML
6 25 (40.32%) .NET
6 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
6 25 (40.32%) Security Cleared
7 24 (38.71%) REST
8 23 (37.10%) SC Cleared
8 23 (37.10%) Java
9 22 (35.48%) C#
10 20 (32.26%) Visual Studio
11 18 (29.03%) Spring
11 18 (29.03%) JBoss
12 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
12 17 (27.42%) MVC
12 17 (27.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 16 (25.81%) WebSphere
13 16 (25.81%) .NET Framework
13 16 (25.81%) TDD
13 16 (25.81%) BDD
14 15 (24.19%) SQL
14 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (24.19%) Subversion
14 15 (24.19%) Java SE
15 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (20.97%) IIS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newport region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (29.03%) JBoss
2 16 (25.81%) WebSphere
3 13 (20.97%) IIS
4 12 (19.35%) Tomcat
5 5 (8.06%) OpenROAD
5 5 (8.06%) FileNet
6 1 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (1.61%) Mule
6 1 (1.61%) WildFly
6 1 (1.61%) Mule ESB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.90%) MySQL
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.06%) Ingres
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.61%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Visual Studio
2 15 (24.19%) Subversion
3 14 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
4 10 (16.13%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.23%) Toad
5 2 (3.23%) Maven
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.23%) Ant
6 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (14.52%) Back Office
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (50.00%) Web Services
2 26 (41.94%) SOAP
3 25 (40.32%) .NET
3 25 (40.32%) XML
4 24 (38.71%) REST
5 18 (29.03%) Spring
6 17 (27.42%) ASP.NET
7 16 (25.81%) .NET Framework
8 15 (24.19%) Java SE
8 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
10 11 (17.74%) MyBatis
11 9 (14.52%) jQuery
11 9 (14.52%) CSS
12 8 (12.90%) HTML
13 7 (11.29%) HTML5
14 6 (9.68%) Sass
15 4 (6.45%) Drools
16 2 (3.23%) Ajax
16 2 (3.23%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.45%) User Experience
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Statistics
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) UNIX
3 5 (8.06%) AIX
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Android
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (61.29%) Scrum
3 28 (45.16%) Unit Testing
4 17 (27.42%) MVC
5 16 (25.81%) TDD
5 16 (25.81%) BDD
6 9 (14.52%) SOA
7 5 (8.06%) ETL
7 5 (8.06%) Workflow
8 3 (4.84%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.84%) Coaching
9 2 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.23%) Customer Insight
9 2 (3.23%) User Stories
9 2 (3.23%) Android Development
9 2 (3.23%) Web Development
9 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) C#
3 15 (24.19%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.61%) Scala
6 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) Security Cleared
2 23 (37.10%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.29%) MCDBA
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.68%) MCITP
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
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