The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 191 128 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.01% 22.42% 21.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.98% 23.75% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 95 78
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£325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
659 539 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.63% 94.40% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 393 284
Average daily rate £350 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.45 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £65.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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 2 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 104 £300 +2.12% 29
Newport 0 44 £430 +8.86% 3
Neath Port Talbot - 10 £325 - 1
Bridgend - 8 £450 - 3
Monmouthshire - 5 £275 - 1
Caerphilly - 2 £288 -
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

1 159 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (40.37%) SQL Server
3 151 (39.84%) SQL
4 136 (35.88%) .NET
5 133 (35.09%) C#
5 133 (35.09%) HTML
6 131 (34.56%) Scrum
7 127 (33.51%) XML
8 125 (32.98%) Java
9 124 (32.72%) Web Services
10 117 (30.87%) JavaScript
11 110 (29.02%) SOAP
12 99 (26.12%) CSS
13 97 (25.59%) Security Cleared
14 93 (24.54%) MVC
15 90 (23.75%) Spring
15 90 (23.75%) Unit Testing
16 87 (22.96%) ASP.NET
17 86 (22.69%) TDD
18 84 (22.16%) Microsoft
19 81 (21.37%) SC Cleared
20 79 (20.84%) SQL Server 2008
21 70 (18.47%) OO
22 69 (18.21%) .NET Framework
23 67 (17.68%) REST
24 64 (16.89%) Hibernate
25 61 (16.09%) Visual Studio
25 61 (16.09%) Oracle
26 54 (14.25%) jQuery
26 54 (14.25%) AngularJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 35 (9.23%) JBoss
2 33 (8.71%) IIS
3 32 (8.44%) Tomcat
4 30 (7.92%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (4.49%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.90%) Confluence
7 10 (2.64%) FileNet
8 8 (2.11%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.85%) Mule
10 6 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.32%) LiveCycle
11 5 (1.32%) CMS
11 5 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.32%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.06%) Apache
13 3 (0.79%) OpenROAD
13 3 (0.79%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.79%) Drupal
13 3 (0.79%) Node.js
14 2 (0.53%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS Office
3 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Primavera
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
3 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.03%) HTTP
2 4 (1.06%) Skype
3 1 (0.26%) VoIP
3 1 (0.26%) SNMP
3 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (40.37%) SQL Server
2 79 (20.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (11.08%) Relational Database
4 40 (10.55%) MySQL
5 38 (10.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (8.44%) MongoDB
7 28 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (4.49%) RDBMS
10 16 (4.22%) Oracle Database
11 15 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (3.96%) NoSQL
12 14 (3.69%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (2.64%) Oracle9i Database
16 7 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
17 5 (1.32%) Firebird
18 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 4 (1.06%) InterBase
Development Applications
1 61 (16.09%) Visual Studio
2 51 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (10.55%) Subversion
4 37 (9.76%) Eclipse
5 32 (8.44%) Git (software)
6 28 (7.39%) Selenium
7 27 (7.12%) Jenkins
8 23 (6.07%) Maven
9 19 (5.01%) JIRA
10 14 (3.69%) Hudson
10 14 (3.69%) SpecFlow
11 13 (3.43%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.90%) Spock
12 11 (2.90%) Geb
13 8 (2.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (2.11%) Ant
14 7 (1.85%) JUnit
15 6 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
16 5 (1.32%) Artifactory
17 4 (1.06%) JMeter
General
1 25 (6.60%) Finance
2 22 (5.80%) Back Office
3 14 (3.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (2.37%) Legal
5 5 (1.32%) Banking
6 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (35.88%) .NET
2 133 (35.09%) HTML
3 127 (33.51%) XML
4 124 (32.72%) Web Services
5 110 (29.02%) SOAP
6 99 (26.12%) CSS
7 90 (23.75%) Spring
8 87 (22.96%) ASP.NET
9 69 (18.21%) .NET Framework
10 67 (17.68%) REST
11 64 (16.89%) Hibernate
12 54 (14.25%) jQuery
12 54 (14.25%) AngularJS
13 53 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (13.19%) WCF
15 37 (9.76%) HTML5
16 34 (8.97%) Entity Framework
16 34 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 32 (8.44%) Ajax
18 29 (7.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.71%) NHS
2 20 (5.28%) User Experience
3 13 (3.43%) Mainframe
4 7 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.06%) AS400
5 4 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.79%) GIS
7 2 (0.53%) W3C
7 2 (0.53%) Replication
7 2 (0.53%) Clustering
7 2 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.26%) CMDB
8 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.26%) iSeries
8 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.26%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.26%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.23%) Windows
2 21 (5.54%) UNIX
3 9 (2.37%) Linux
4 4 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.79%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (34.56%) Scrum
3 93 (24.54%) MVC
4 90 (23.75%) Unit Testing
5 86 (22.69%) TDD
6 70 (18.47%) OO
7 50 (13.19%) BDD
8 38 (10.03%) SOA
9 33 (8.71%) Web Development
10 30 (7.92%) SDLC
11 22 (5.80%) Software Engineering
12 21 (5.54%) Open Source
13 18 (4.75%) ETL
14 17 (4.49%) OOA/OOD
14 17 (4.49%) DevOps
15 15 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (3.96%) Configuration Management
16 14 (3.69%) UML
16 14 (3.69%) Workflow
17 13 (3.43%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 151 (39.84%) SQL
2 133 (35.09%) C#
3 125 (32.98%) Java
4 117 (30.87%) JavaScript
5 39 (10.29%) PL/SQL
6 33 (8.71%) T-SQL
7 22 (5.80%) Scala
8 21 (5.54%) Perl
9 18 (4.75%) PHP
10 8 (2.11%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.32%) Delphi
12 4 (1.06%) VB
12 4 (1.06%) VBA
12 4 (1.06%) VB6
12 4 (1.06%) Ruby
13 3 (0.79%) Python
14 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.26%) Groovy
15 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 97 (25.59%) Security Cleared
2 81 (21.37%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.90%) MCDBA
3 11 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.37%) MCITP
5 8 (2.11%) Degree
6 5 (1.32%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.06%) HL7
3 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) Shibboleth
2 4 (1.06%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) vCloud
3 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.79%) Puppet
2 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.26%) Nagios
3 1 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 84 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 61 (16.09%) Oracle
3 11 (2.90%) Twitter
4 10 (2.64%) IBM
5 5 (1.32%) Adobe
6 4 (1.06%) SAP
6 4 (1.06%) Teradata
6 4 (1.06%) Zend
7 3 (0.79%) ESRI
8 2 (0.53%) InterSystems
8 2 (0.53%) Sage
8 2 (0.53%) Cognos
8 2 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.53%) Tableau
9 1 (0.26%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.26%) Cisco
9 1 (0.26%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.26%) Coverity
9 1 (0.26%) Google
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