The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 120 219 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.94% 31.60% 23.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.30% 32.83% 24.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 169 104
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £476 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £25.25 £145.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Developer
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
538 667 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.35% 96.25% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 505 404
Median daily rate £400 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 17
Median hourly rate £12.38 £11.64 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.35% -21.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £21.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -3 50 £381 +19.14% 34
Newport -1 35 £475 +5.55% 8
Bridgend -8 3 £500 +11.11% 3
Neath Port Talbot -4 2 - - 3
Glamorgan - 1 £370 - 1
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 South Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 114 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (37.45%) JavaScript
3 78 (33.19%) HTML
4 77 (32.77%) Java
5 75 (31.91%) CSS
6 64 (27.23%) TDD
7 59 (25.11%) SQL
8 55 (23.40%) SQL Server
9 48 (20.43%) Web Development
10 46 (19.57%) C#
11 45 (19.15%) .NET
12 40 (17.02%) jQuery
12 40 (17.02%) Security Cleared
13 36 (15.32%) BDD
13 36 (15.32%) Scrum
14 33 (14.04%) Windows
15 32 (13.62%) MVC
15 32 (13.62%) HTML5
16 31 (13.19%) AngularJS
17 30 (12.77%) CSS3
18 29 (12.34%) SQL Server 2008
18 29 (12.34%) OO
19 28 (11.91%) PHP
20 27 (11.49%) Software Engineering
21 26 (11.06%) ASP.NET
21 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
22 25 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
22 25 (10.64%) Git (software)
23 24 (10.21%) Unit Testing
24 23 (9.79%) XML

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 16 (6.81%) Apache
2 11 (4.68%) Moodle
3 10 (4.26%) SAS
4 8 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.55%) CMS
5 6 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.70%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.28%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.28%) JBoss
8 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.85%) Confluence
9 2 (0.85%) FileNet
9 2 (0.85%) IIS
9 2 (0.85%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.85%) WordPress
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.43%) InDesign
2 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Project
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Google Play
4 1 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.26%) HTTP
1 10 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.55%) SNMP
2 6 (2.55%) VoIP
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) Network Security
3 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.94%) MySQL
4 19 (8.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (7.23%) NoSQL
5 17 (7.23%) Relational Database
6 15 (6.38%) MongoDB
7 14 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (4.68%) Couchbase
8 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (4.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 9 (3.83%) Base SAS
10 9 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (3.83%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (2.13%) Big Data
12 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.13%) Star Schema
13 4 (1.70%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 25 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.94%) Selenium
2 21 (8.94%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 17 (7.23%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.68%) Eclipse
6 10 (4.26%) Maven
6 10 (4.26%) Subversion
7 9 (3.83%) MbUnit
7 9 (3.83%) MSTest
7 9 (3.83%) NUnit
7 9 (3.83%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.40%) Ant
8 8 (3.40%) Mercurial
9 7 (2.98%) SpecFlow
10 6 (2.55%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (2.55%) StarTeam
11 4 (1.70%) JIRA
11 4 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (6.38%) Finance
2 8 (3.40%) Legal
3 5 (2.13%) Marketing
4 3 (1.28%) Advertising
4 3 (1.28%) Banking
4 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.28%) Publishing
5 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (33.19%) HTML
2 75 (31.91%) CSS
3 45 (19.15%) .NET
4 40 (17.02%) jQuery
5 32 (13.62%) HTML5
6 31 (13.19%) AngularJS
7 30 (12.77%) CSS3
8 26 (11.06%) ASP.NET
9 23 (9.79%) XML
10 21 (8.94%) JSON
11 20 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (8.51%) Spring
11 20 (8.51%) WCF
12 19 (8.09%) Web Services
13 17 (7.23%) RESTful
14 16 (6.81%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (6.38%) J2EE
15 15 (6.38%) REST
16 14 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (5.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.40%) AS400
1 8 (3.40%) e-Learning
2 6 (2.55%) Telematics
3 5 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.28%) NHS
4 3 (1.28%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.85%) iPad
5 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.43%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.43%) IPTV
6 1 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.04%) Windows
2 22 (9.36%) Unix
3 9 (3.83%) Linux
4 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (27.23%) TDD
3 48 (20.43%) Web Development
4 36 (15.32%) BDD
4 36 (15.32%) Scrum
5 32 (13.62%) MVC
6 29 (12.34%) OO
7 27 (11.49%) Software Engineering
8 25 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (10.21%) Unit Testing
10 23 (9.79%) DevOps
11 20 (8.51%) Open Source
12 14 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.96%) Change Control
12 14 (5.96%) Kanban
13 13 (5.53%) OWASP
14 12 (5.11%) ETL
14 12 (5.11%) Front End Development
14 12 (5.11%) OOP
15 11 (4.68%) UML
Programming Languages
1 88 (37.45%) JavaScript
2 77 (32.77%) Java
3 59 (25.11%) SQL
4 46 (19.57%) C#
5 28 (11.91%) PHP
6 15 (6.38%) Perl
7 14 (5.96%) Python
8 13 (5.53%) TypeScript
9 12 (5.11%) Scala
10 10 (4.26%) C
10 10 (4.26%) T-SQL
11 9 (3.83%) C++
11 9 (3.83%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.40%) RPG
13 7 (2.98%) VB
14 4 (1.70%) ABAP
15 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.85%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.85%) RPG IV
16 2 (0.85%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 40 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) MCSD
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) Degree
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) MCAD
6 1 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.96%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.43%) WAI
2 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.43%) HDFS
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.55%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.43%) Oozie
2 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.53%) Oracle
3 9 (3.83%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.55%) Cloudera
4 6 (2.55%) Coverity
4 6 (2.55%) SAP
4 6 (2.55%) Zend
5 5 (2.13%) Cognos
6 4 (1.70%) Google
6 4 (1.70%) IBM
7 3 (1.28%) Adobe
7 3 (1.28%) Splunk
8 2 (0.85%) ILOG
8 2 (0.85%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.43%) ESRI
9 1 (0.43%) OpenText
9 1 (0.43%) Perforce
9 1 (0.43%) Sage
9 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) VMware
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South Wales
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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LA International
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
South Wales
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago