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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 105 179 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 20.51% 26.64% 21.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.75% 27.45% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 135 93
Median daily rate £425 £330 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
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
506 652 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.83% 97.02% 97.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 484 415
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 16
Median hourly rate £12.35 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £9.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.56 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 £375 +25.00% 17
Newport 0 28 £460 +2.22% 1
Bridgend 0 6 £531 +18.05% 2
Neath Port Talbot -4 2 - - 3
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 127 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (46.72%) JavaScript
3 95 (36.68%) CSS
4 91 (35.14%) TDD
5 88 (33.98%) HTML
6 79 (30.50%) Web Development
7 77 (29.73%) jQuery
8 73 (28.19%) Java
9 66 (25.48%) C#
10 65 (25.10%) SQL Server
11 64 (24.71%) .NET
12 60 (23.17%) SQL
13 52 (20.08%) MVC
14 50 (19.31%) HTML5
15 48 (18.53%) Scrum
16 46 (17.76%) OO
16 46 (17.76%) AngularJS
17 44 (16.99%) CSS3
18 43 (16.60%) Unit Testing
19 42 (16.22%) Software Engineering
19 42 (16.22%) Unix
19 42 (16.22%) BDD
20 41 (15.83%) Security Cleared
21 40 (15.44%) Windows
22 37 (14.29%) Selenium
23 36 (13.90%) PHP
23 36 (13.90%) Visual Studio
24 35 (13.51%) WCF
24 35 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
25 33 (12.74%) Cucumber

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 20 (7.72%) Apache
2 16 (6.18%) Moodle
3 10 (3.86%) SAS
4 6 (2.32%) CMS
5 5 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.16%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.16%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.77%) Confluence
8 2 (0.77%) FileNet
8 2 (0.77%) IIS
8 2 (0.77%) JBoss
8 2 (0.77%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (1.16%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.77%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.39%) InDesign
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
4 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.39%) Google Play
3 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.86%) HTTP
1 10 (3.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.32%) SNMP
2 6 (2.32%) VoIP
3 1 (0.39%) FTP
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (25.10%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (10.81%) MySQL
4 22 (8.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (6.18%) NoSQL
7 15 (5.79%) MongoDB
7 15 (5.79%) Relational Database
8 12 (4.63%) Couchbase
9 11 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 9 (3.47%) Base SAS
12 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database
12 8 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (2.32%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 37 (14.29%) Selenium
2 36 (13.90%) Visual Studio
3 33 (12.74%) Cucumber
4 24 (9.27%) MbUnit
4 24 (9.27%) MSTest
4 24 (9.27%) NUnit
5 19 (7.34%) Git (software)
6 13 (5.02%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.25%) Eclipse
7 11 (4.25%) Subversion
8 10 (3.86%) TeamCity
9 7 (2.70%) Ant
9 7 (2.70%) Maven
9 7 (2.70%) Mercurial
9 7 (2.70%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.32%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (2.32%) StarTeam
11 4 (1.54%) JIRA
12 3 (1.16%) Mocha
General
1 32 (12.36%) Finance
2 21 (8.11%) Legal
3 5 (1.93%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.93%) Marketing
3 5 (1.93%) Publishing
4 3 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (0.77%) Advertising
5 2 (0.77%) Retail
5 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Games
6 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (36.68%) CSS
2 88 (33.98%) HTML
3 77 (29.73%) jQuery
4 64 (24.71%) .NET
5 50 (19.31%) HTML5
6 46 (17.76%) AngularJS
7 44 (16.99%) CSS3
8 35 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (13.51%) WCF
9 32 (12.36%) KnockoutJS
10 25 (9.65%) ASP.NET
11 21 (8.11%) XML
12 19 (7.34%) JSON
13 15 (5.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (5.41%) Spring
15 12 (4.63%) Ajax
16 11 (4.25%) J2EE
16 11 (4.25%) REST
16 11 (4.25%) RESTful
17 10 (3.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.63%) e-Learning
2 8 (3.09%) AS400
3 6 (2.32%) Telematics
4 5 (1.93%) NHS
5 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.16%) User Experience
6 3 (1.16%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.77%) iPad
7 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.77%) W3C
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.39%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (16.22%) Unix
2 40 (15.44%) Windows
3 5 (1.93%) Linux
4 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (35.14%) TDD
3 79 (30.50%) Web Development
4 52 (20.08%) MVC
5 48 (18.53%) Scrum
6 46 (17.76%) OO
7 43 (16.60%) Unit Testing
8 42 (16.22%) BDD
8 42 (16.22%) Software Engineering
9 33 (12.74%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (11.58%) DevOps
11 24 (9.27%) ATDD
11 24 (9.27%) Test-First Development
12 16 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (6.18%) Change Control
12 16 (6.18%) Mentoring
13 15 (5.79%) Front End Development
14 13 (5.02%) ETL
14 13 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (4.63%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 121 (46.72%) JavaScript
2 73 (28.19%) Java
3 66 (25.48%) C#
4 60 (23.17%) SQL
5 36 (13.90%) PHP
6 33 (12.74%) Perl
7 28 (10.81%) TypeScript
8 11 (4.25%) T-SQL
9 10 (3.86%) C
10 9 (3.47%) C++
11 8 (3.09%) ABAP
11 8 (3.09%) RPG
12 7 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.70%) VB
13 4 (1.54%) SAPscript
13 4 (1.54%) Scala
14 3 (1.16%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.16%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.16%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 41 (15.83%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.27%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.93%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) MCSD
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.39%) Degree
6 1 (0.39%) MCAD
6 1 (0.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.39%) WAI
2 1 (0.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) Ansible
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.63%) Oracle
3 10 (3.86%) SAP
4 8 (3.09%) Sitecore
4 8 (3.09%) Zend
5 6 (2.32%) Coverity
6 5 (1.93%) Google
7 4 (1.54%) Cognos
7 4 (1.54%) IBM
8 3 (1.16%) Adobe
8 3 (1.16%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.77%) ILOG
9 2 (0.77%) Splunk
9 2 (0.77%) Tableau
10 1 (0.39%) ESRI
10 1 (0.39%) HP
10 1 (0.39%) Perforce
10 1 (0.39%) Sage
10 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.39%) VMware
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