The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 130 76 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.97% 18.72% 21.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.85% 20.21% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 55 51
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£313 £309 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
595 376 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.97% 92.61% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 225 238
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Developer
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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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 83 £286 -4.58% 35
Newport 0 31 £431 +27.77% 6
Bridgend - 3 £400 - 1
Torfaen -2 2 £375 - 8
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Gwent - - - -
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 113 (48.71%) Java
2 89 (38.36%) SQL
3 81 (34.91%) JavaScript
4 80 (34.48%) HTML
5 65 (28.02%) XML
6 63 (27.16%) Web Services
7 62 (26.72%) CSS
8 55 (23.71%) TDD
9 54 (23.28%) Spring
10 42 (18.10%) .NET
10 42 (18.10%) SQL Server
10 42 (18.10%) BDD
11 41 (17.67%) Scala
11 41 (17.67%) OO
12 38 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (14.66%) Relational Database
14 33 (14.22%) jQuery
15 32 (13.79%) Hibernate
16 30 (12.93%) C#
17 27 (11.64%) J2EE
17 27 (11.64%) Security Cleared
17 27 (11.64%) Play Framework
18 25 (10.78%) HTML5
18 25 (10.78%) Scrum
18 25 (10.78%) Finance
19 24 (10.34%) REST
20 23 (9.91%) Akka
20 23 (9.91%) ASP.NET
20 23 (9.91%) SOAP
21 21 (9.05%) Subversion

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (7.76%) WebSphere
2 15 (6.47%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.17%) FileNet
4 10 (4.31%) CMS
4 10 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.02%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.16%) Kentico
8 4 (1.72%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.72%) IIS
8 4 (1.72%) Apache
9 3 (1.29%) Node.js
9 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.29%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.86%) SAS
10 2 (0.86%) CICS
10 2 (0.86%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (2.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.86%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.43%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.86%) Magento
2 2 (0.86%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.86%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.45%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) Intranet
3 3 (1.29%) Internet
3 3 (1.29%) SSL
3 3 (1.29%) SMS
4 1 (0.43%) LDAP
4 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.66%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.19%) RDBMS
4 17 (7.33%) MongoDB
5 14 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.60%) CouchDB
7 8 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.16%) Ingres
8 5 (2.16%) MySQL
8 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.86%) Xcelsius
11 2 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (0.86%) QlikView
11 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (9.05%) Subversion
1 21 (9.05%) Maven
2 20 (8.62%) JUnit
3 18 (7.76%) Selenium
3 18 (7.76%) Ant
4 11 (4.74%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.31%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.88%) Apache Ivy
7 8 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.59%) JBehave
9 5 (2.16%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.72%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.72%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.29%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.29%) Hudson
11 3 (1.29%) JIRA
12 2 (0.86%) JMeter
General
1 25 (10.78%) Finance
2 12 (5.17%) Banking
3 7 (3.02%) Legal
4 6 (2.59%) Marketing
5 2 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.86%) Advertising
5 2 (0.86%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (34.48%) HTML
2 65 (28.02%) XML
3 63 (27.16%) Web Services
4 62 (26.72%) CSS
5 54 (23.28%) Spring
6 42 (18.10%) .NET
7 33 (14.22%) jQuery
8 32 (13.79%) Hibernate
9 27 (11.64%) J2EE
9 27 (11.64%) Play Framework
10 25 (10.78%) HTML5
11 24 (10.34%) REST
12 23 (9.91%) Akka
12 23 (9.91%) SOAP
12 23 (9.91%) ASP.NET
13 20 (8.62%) Struts
14 19 (8.19%) Ajax
15 18 (7.76%) XSLT
15 18 (7.76%) RESTful
16 16 (6.90%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.59%) GIS
2 5 (2.16%) Open Source
2 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.72%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (1.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.86%) Economics
5 2 (0.86%) Statistics
5 2 (0.86%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.43%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.19%) UNIX
2 14 (6.03%) Linux
3 13 (5.60%) Windows
4 5 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.72%) AIX
6 3 (1.29%) Android
6 3 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.71%) TDD
2 42 (18.10%) BDD
3 41 (17.67%) OO
4 38 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (10.78%) Scrum
6 20 (8.62%) MVC
6 20 (8.62%) Web Development
7 19 (8.19%) UML
8 18 (7.76%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.60%) SOA
9 13 (5.60%) Process Management
9 13 (5.60%) Web Design
10 12 (5.17%) RAD
11 11 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (4.74%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.31%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (3.88%) OOD
14 8 (3.45%) Workflow
15 7 (3.02%) Configuration Management
15 7 (3.02%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 113 (48.71%) Java
2 89 (38.36%) SQL
3 81 (34.91%) JavaScript
4 41 (17.67%) Scala
5 30 (12.93%) C#
6 14 (6.03%) C++
6 14 (6.03%) Perl
7 13 (5.60%) PHP
8 7 (3.02%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.59%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.16%) VC++
10 5 (2.16%) Groovy
11 4 (1.72%) C
12 3 (1.29%) XPath
12 3 (1.29%) XQuery
12 3 (1.29%) COBOL
13 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.86%) JCL
13 2 (0.86%) MUMPS
13 2 (0.86%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 27 (11.64%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.72%) Degree
4 3 (1.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.59%) WCAG
1 6 (2.59%) WAI
2 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.86%) Kibana
2 2 (0.86%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 19 (8.19%) Oracle
2 17 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.90%) IBM
4 7 (3.02%) Thunderhead
4 7 (3.02%) JBoss
5 6 (2.59%) Cognos
5 6 (2.59%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.16%) Zend
7 3 (1.29%) ESRI
7 3 (1.29%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.29%) HP
8 2 (0.86%) Adobe
8 2 (0.86%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) Citrix
9 1 (0.43%) CA
9 1 (0.43%) Talend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Montash
Rate: £360 - £440 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
DP Connect
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Roc Search
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £425 per day + Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bridgend
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £45 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago