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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 150 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.90% 16.34% 19.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.18% 17.22% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 47 47
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£375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £277 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £140.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.92% +723.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -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
497 389 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.76% 94.88% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 225 209
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.20 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £156.00 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 101 £375 +3.44% 44
Newport +6 17 £400 +23.15% 1
Bridgend - 5 £450 - 7
Vale of Glamorgan 0 1 £188 - 1
Torfaen - 1 - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 110 (39.71%) SQL
2 95 (34.30%) HTML
3 90 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (32.13%) JavaScript
5 83 (29.96%) CSS
6 69 (24.91%) SQL Server
7 64 (23.10%) HTML5
8 62 (22.38%) Java
9 58 (20.94%) .NET
10 56 (20.22%) CSS3
11 55 (19.86%) jQuery
11 55 (19.86%) XML
12 49 (17.69%) Security Cleared
13 47 (16.97%) C#
14 45 (16.25%) Ajax
15 44 (15.88%) MVC
16 39 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 39 (14.08%) SC Cleared
17 38 (13.72%) Subversion
17 38 (13.72%) PHP
18 36 (13.00%) ASP.NET
19 35 (12.64%) Web Services
20 34 (12.27%) Oracle
21 33 (11.91%) SQL Server 2008
21 33 (11.91%) Scala
22 32 (11.55%) REST
22 32 (11.55%) Microsoft
22 32 (11.55%) JSON
23 31 (11.19%) T-SQL
23 31 (11.19%) Jenkins

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 18 (6.50%) JBoss
2 15 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.69%) FileNet
4 12 (4.33%) WebSphere
5 10 (3.61%) Apache
6 9 (3.25%) OpenROAD
7 7 (2.53%) IIS
8 5 (1.81%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.44%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.08%) Confluence
10 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.08%) Node.js
11 2 (0.72%) Mule
12 1 (0.36%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.36%) SAS
12 1 (0.36%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.44%) MS Office
1 4 (1.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.36%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.44%) Magento
4 3 (1.08%) Shopify
4 3 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.36%) Staffware
6 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.08%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.58%) HTTP
2 5 (1.81%) Intranet
3 4 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.72%) LDAP
4 2 (0.72%) Internet
4 2 (0.72%) DVB
5 1 (0.36%) AMQP
5 1 (0.36%) VPN
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (24.91%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (11.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (9.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (8.66%) Oracle Database
6 22 (7.94%) MongoDB
7 21 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 21 (7.58%) Oracle9i Database
8 18 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (5.05%) MySQL
11 13 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (4.33%) Relational Database
13 11 (3.97%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (3.97%) Ingres
14 10 (3.61%) DB2
14 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (2.89%) RDBMS
15 8 (2.89%) DTS
16 6 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 38 (13.72%) Subversion
2 31 (11.19%) Jenkins
3 28 (10.11%) JUnit
4 27 (9.75%) Git (software)
5 23 (8.30%) Visual Studio
6 19 (6.86%) Jasmine
7 12 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (3.25%) Maven
10 8 (2.89%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.89%) JIRA
11 6 (2.17%) Hudson
11 6 (2.17%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.81%) Selenium
13 4 (1.44%) Ant
13 4 (1.44%) QUnit
13 4 (1.44%) Sinon.JS
14 3 (1.08%) Trac
14 3 (1.08%) XMLUnit
14 3 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (5.78%) Finance
2 12 (4.33%) Back Office
3 9 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.81%) Marketing
4 5 (1.81%) Electronics
4 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.44%) Retail
6 3 (1.08%) Publishing
7 2 (0.72%) Front Office
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Military
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (34.30%) HTML
2 83 (29.96%) CSS
3 64 (23.10%) HTML5
4 58 (20.94%) .NET
5 56 (20.22%) CSS3
6 55 (19.86%) jQuery
6 55 (19.86%) XML
7 45 (16.25%) Ajax
8 36 (13.00%) ASP.NET
9 35 (12.64%) Web Services
10 32 (11.55%) REST
10 32 (11.55%) JSON
11 24 (8.66%) Spring
12 23 (8.30%) WCF
13 19 (6.86%) SOAP
14 17 (6.14%) XSLT
14 17 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (5.78%) Play Framework
16 15 (5.42%) J2EE
17 14 (5.05%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.42%) Open Source
2 14 (5.05%) NHS
3 9 (3.25%) Replication
4 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.81%) User Experience
5 5 (1.81%) DTV
6 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.08%) Statistics
8 2 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.72%) GIS
8 2 (0.72%) W3C
8 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.36%) Physics
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.36%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.14%) UNIX
2 10 (3.61%) Windows
2 10 (3.61%) Android
2 10 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.25%) AIX
3 9 (3.25%) Linux
4 4 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.49%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (15.88%) MVC
3 30 (10.83%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (10.83%) TDD
3 30 (10.83%) Scrum
4 27 (9.75%) OO
5 24 (8.66%) ETL
6 16 (5.78%) Migration
7 14 (5.05%) BDD
7 14 (5.05%) OOP
8 12 (4.33%) Unit Testing
8 12 (4.33%) Data Migration
8 12 (4.33%) Analytics
9 11 (3.97%) E-Commerce
10 10 (3.61%) Workflow
11 9 (3.25%) Mentoring
11 9 (3.25%) Coaching
11 9 (3.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 110 (39.71%) SQL
2 89 (32.13%) JavaScript
3 62 (22.38%) Java
4 47 (16.97%) C#
5 38 (13.72%) PHP
6 33 (11.91%) Scala
7 31 (11.19%) T-SQL
8 29 (10.47%) PL/SQL
9 16 (5.78%) Python
10 15 (5.42%) Ruby
11 11 (3.97%) Perl
12 8 (2.89%) C++
13 7 (2.53%) VB
14 5 (1.81%) C
15 4 (1.44%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.08%) XPath
16 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.72%) Delphi
18 1 (0.36%) SAS Macro
18 1 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 49 (17.69%) Security Cleared
2 39 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.89%) Degree
4 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) HL7
2 1 (0.36%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) vCloud
2 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 34 (12.27%) Oracle
2 32 (11.55%) Microsoft
3 21 (7.58%) MicroStrategy
4 11 (3.97%) Cognos
5 8 (2.89%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.17%) Zend
7 5 (1.81%) SAP
8 3 (1.08%) IBM
9 2 (0.72%) ILOG
9 2 (0.72%) Teradata
9 2 (0.72%) Google
9 2 (0.72%) Twitter
10 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.36%) Splunk
10 1 (0.36%) Tableau
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.36%) Kofax
10 1 (0.36%) VMware
10 1 (0.36%) ESRI
10 1 (0.36%) BEA
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