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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 124 168 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.44% 29.17% 26.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.55% 29.79% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 119 99
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.31% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.48% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +13.19%

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
505 564 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.46% 97.92% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 400 345
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 0 78 £401 +7.00% 23
Newport +6 37 £510 +7.36% 4
Caerphilly - 1 £278 - 4
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 162 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (43.34%) Java
3 81 (27.65%) Scrum
4 78 (26.62%) TDD
5 74 (25.26%) JavaScript
5 74 (25.26%) HTML
6 65 (22.18%) SQL
7 61 (20.82%) CSS
8 50 (17.06%) RESTful
9 48 (16.38%) Relational Database
10 46 (15.70%) Python
11 45 (15.36%) BDD
12 43 (14.68%) JSON
13 42 (14.33%) Spring
14 41 (13.99%) Web Development
14 41 (13.99%) Security Cleared
15 40 (13.65%) Software Engineering
16 39 (13.31%) REST
17 38 (12.97%) .NET
18 37 (12.63%) Web Services
19 36 (12.29%) MongoDB
20 33 (11.26%) Microservices
21 31 (10.58%) C#
22 30 (10.24%) Linux
22 30 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
22 30 (10.24%) Git (software)
22 30 (10.24%) Jenkins
23 29 (9.90%) HTTP
23 29 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
23 29 (9.90%) Finance

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 25 (8.53%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (7.85%) Apache Spark
3 15 (5.12%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (3.75%) Apache
5 10 (3.41%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.05%) Jupyter
7 5 (1.71%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.37%) CMS
8 4 (1.37%) Liferay
9 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.68%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.68%) SAS
10 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.68%) WordPress
11 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.34%) Tornado
Applications
1 10 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.05%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Heroku
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.90%) HTTP
2 2 (0.68%) Extranet
2 2 (0.68%) Intranet
3 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) SNMP
3 1 (0.34%) SSH
3 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.34%) VoIP
3 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.38%) Relational Database
2 36 (12.29%) MongoDB
3 27 (9.22%) Big Data
3 27 (9.22%) Hadoop
4 25 (8.53%) SQL Server
5 23 (7.85%) NoSQL
6 22 (7.51%) MySQL
7 18 (6.14%) Neo4j
8 14 (4.78%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (3.07%) HBase
10 9 (3.07%) RDBMS
11 8 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.71%) QlikView
13 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (1.02%) GIS
14 3 (1.02%) Pentaho
14 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (10.24%) Git (software)
1 30 (10.24%) Jenkins
2 21 (7.17%) Cucumber
3 12 (4.10%) NUnit
4 11 (3.75%) Maven
5 10 (3.41%) JUnit
6 8 (2.73%) MSTest
6 8 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.39%) MSBuild
8 6 (2.05%) JIRA
8 6 (2.05%) Selenium
8 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.71%) JBehave
10 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.02%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.02%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.02%) Subversion
12 2 (0.68%) Grunt
12 2 (0.68%) gulp
12 2 (0.68%) SonarQube
General
1 29 (9.90%) Finance
2 10 (3.41%) Manufacturing
2 10 (3.41%) Marketing
2 10 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.07%) Electronics
4 5 (1.71%) Advertising
5 4 (1.37%) Publishing
6 3 (1.02%) Retail
7 2 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.34%) Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Billing
8 1 (0.34%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (25.26%) HTML
2 61 (20.82%) CSS
3 50 (17.06%) RESTful
4 43 (14.68%) JSON
5 42 (14.33%) Spring
6 39 (13.31%) REST
7 38 (12.97%) .NET
8 37 (12.63%) Web Services
9 28 (9.56%) ASP.NET
9 28 (9.56%) jQuery
10 26 (8.87%) XML
11 23 (7.85%) Hibernate
12 21 (7.17%) Kafka
13 20 (6.83%) Dropwizard
13 20 (6.83%) HTML5
13 20 (6.83%) Spring Boot
14 16 (5.46%) CSS3
14 16 (5.46%) iXBRL
15 15 (5.12%) Ajax
15 15 (5.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.44%) Algorithms
3 10 (3.41%) User Experience
4 6 (2.05%) AS400
5 5 (1.71%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.71%) NHS
6 4 (1.37%) iPad
6 4 (1.37%) W3C
7 3 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.68%) Fintech
8 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.24%) Linux
2 17 (5.80%) Unix
3 13 (4.44%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.39%) Windows
5 5 (1.71%) Android
6 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.02%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (27.65%) Scrum
3 78 (26.62%) TDD
4 45 (15.36%) BDD
5 41 (13.99%) Web Development
6 40 (13.65%) Software Engineering
7 33 (11.26%) Microservices
8 30 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (9.56%) Web Design
11 26 (8.87%) Kanban
11 26 (8.87%) Open Source
12 25 (8.53%) MVC
13 24 (8.19%) DevOps
14 22 (7.51%) Configuration Management
14 22 (7.51%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (6.83%) Front End Development
16 19 (6.48%) OO
17 18 (6.14%) Continuous Deployment
17 18 (6.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 127 (43.34%) Java
2 74 (25.26%) JavaScript
3 65 (22.18%) SQL
4 46 (15.70%) Python
5 31 (10.58%) C#
6 28 (9.56%) Scala
7 20 (6.83%) Go
7 20 (6.83%) PHP
8 6 (2.05%) RPG
8 6 (2.05%) Ruby
9 5 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.71%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.37%) ABAP
10 4 (1.37%) R
10 4 (1.37%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.02%) VBA
12 2 (0.68%) C
12 2 (0.68%) C++
12 2 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (13.99%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.87%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.02%) Degree
6 2 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.34%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.34%) MCITP
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) WAI
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Docker
1 4 (1.37%) HDFS
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
3 1 (0.34%) vCloud
3 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (3.75%) Ansible
2 3 (1.02%) Oozie
3 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (9.22%) Cloudera
2 24 (8.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.19%) SAP
3 20 (6.83%) Oracle
4 11 (3.75%) Teradata
4 11 (3.75%) Zend
5 10 (3.41%) Sitecore
6 8 (2.73%) Splunk
7 5 (1.71%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.68%) Informatica
8 2 (0.68%) OpenText
8 2 (0.68%) RedGate
8 2 (0.68%) VMware
8 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe
9 1 (0.34%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.34%) Cognos
9 1 (0.34%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.34%) Nintex
9 1 (0.34%) Tableau
South Wales
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Rate: Not specified
Posted: 3 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Consol Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: 500-520 Per Day
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