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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 186 114 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 34.44% 17.87% 17.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.98% 18.97% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 75 48
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£388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.20 £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.75% -16.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £30.25 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.16 £30.25 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
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
517 601 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.74% 94.20% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 381 203
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £26.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 May 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 May 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 +3 104 £350 -6.66% 31
Newport -3 60 £435 +2.35% 7
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £200 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £450 -
Bridgend +6 1 £400 -
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 133 (44.48%) SQL
2 114 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (35.45%) .NET
4 100 (33.44%) SQL Server
4 100 (33.44%) C#
5 73 (24.41%) Java
5 73 (24.41%) Security Cleared
6 70 (23.41%) ASP.NET
7 67 (22.41%) Scrum
8 65 (21.74%) XML
9 60 (20.07%) SC Cleared
10 58 (19.40%) Web Services
11 57 (19.06%) Microsoft
12 56 (18.73%) MVC
13 55 (18.39%) HTML
14 54 (18.06%) Visual Studio
15 52 (17.39%) Oracle
15 52 (17.39%) Unit Testing
16 51 (17.06%) SOAP
17 50 (16.72%) CSS
17 50 (16.72%) SQL Server 2008
18 49 (16.39%) TDD
19 47 (15.72%) .NET Framework
20 46 (15.38%) JavaScript
21 40 (13.38%) PL/SQL
21 40 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
22 39 (13.04%) REST
23 38 (12.71%) Spring
24 36 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
25 35 (11.71%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (11.37%) IIS
2 27 (9.03%) JBoss
3 22 (7.36%) WebSphere
4 15 (5.02%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.01%) FileNet
6 10 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.01%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.34%) OpenROAD
8 4 (1.34%) Apache
9 3 (1.00%) Node.js
9 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.00%) Drupal
9 3 (1.00%) CMS
9 3 (1.00%) SAS
10 2 (0.67%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.67%) WildFly
11 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.33%) nginx
11 1 (0.33%) Mule
Applications
1 14 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.34%) Magento
3 3 (1.00%) Shopify
4 1 (0.33%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.00%) HTTP
1 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.00%) Intranet
2 2 (0.67%) LDAP
3 1 (0.33%) SAN
3 1 (0.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (33.44%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (11.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (8.03%) Oracle9i Database
4 24 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (8.03%) Oracle Database
5 19 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (5.35%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (5.35%) MySQL
7 15 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (4.68%) Relational Database
8 14 (4.68%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (2.68%) RDBMS
10 8 (2.68%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.34%) MS Access
12 6 (2.01%) Ingres
13 5 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (18.06%) Visual Studio
2 40 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (8.36%) Subversion
4 17 (5.69%) Eclipse
5 12 (4.01%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.34%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.01%) Maven
8 8 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (2.34%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.34%) JUnit
10 6 (2.01%) JIRA
11 5 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (1.00%) Gradle
12 3 (1.00%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.00%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.00%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.00%) ReSharper
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.00%) Selenium
12 3 (1.00%) JMeter
General
1 19 (6.35%) Back Office
2 14 (4.68%) Finance
3 8 (2.68%) Legal
4 4 (1.34%) Banking
5 3 (1.00%) Publishing
6 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Military
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (35.45%) .NET
2 70 (23.41%) ASP.NET
3 65 (21.74%) XML
4 58 (19.40%) Web Services
5 55 (18.39%) HTML
6 51 (17.06%) SOAP
7 50 (16.72%) CSS
8 47 (15.72%) .NET Framework
9 39 (13.04%) REST
10 38 (12.71%) Spring
11 36 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (11.04%) jQuery
13 31 (10.37%) HTML5
14 26 (8.70%) WCF
15 25 (8.36%) RESTful
15 25 (8.36%) Hibernate
16 23 (7.69%) Java SE
17 22 (7.36%) Entity Framework
18 19 (6.35%) CSS3
19 16 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.02%) NHS
2 13 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 12 (4.01%) User Experience
4 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.34%) AS400
5 4 (1.34%) Clustering
6 3 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.00%) Replication
7 2 (0.67%) W3C
7 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.33%) iSeries
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.33%) Physics
8 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.71%) Windows
2 25 (8.36%) UNIX
3 8 (2.68%) Linux
4 5 (1.67%) Android
4 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.67%) AIX
5 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (22.41%) Scrum
3 56 (18.73%) MVC
4 52 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 49 (16.39%) TDD
6 33 (11.04%) BDD
7 25 (8.36%) OO
8 22 (7.36%) ETL
9 20 (6.69%) Software Engineering
10 16 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (5.02%) CRM
12 14 (4.68%) SOA
13 13 (4.35%) Automated Testing
14 12 (4.01%) Migration
15 11 (3.68%) Workflow
16 10 (3.34%) UML
17 9 (3.01%) Web Development
17 9 (3.01%) Project Management
18 8 (2.68%) Data Migration
18 8 (2.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 133 (44.48%) SQL
2 100 (33.44%) C#
3 73 (24.41%) Java
4 46 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 40 (13.38%) PL/SQL
6 29 (9.70%) T-SQL
7 20 (6.69%) Scala
8 19 (6.35%) Perl
9 18 (6.02%) PHP
10 8 (2.68%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.01%) C
11 6 (2.01%) C++
11 6 (2.01%) Ruby
12 3 (1.00%) Python
13 2 (0.67%) Delphi
13 2 (0.67%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.33%) RPG/400
14 1 (0.33%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 73 (24.41%) Security Cleared
2 60 (20.07%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.68%) MCDBA
4 10 (3.34%) Degree
5 9 (3.01%) MCITP
6 6 (2.01%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.34%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) vSphere
2 1 (0.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) SCOM
1 1 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 57 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 52 (17.39%) Oracle
3 16 (5.35%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (2.68%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.67%) Zend
6 4 (1.34%) Teradata
7 2 (0.67%) InterSystems
7 2 (0.67%) Cognos
7 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.33%) Google
8 1 (0.33%) SAP
8 1 (0.33%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.33%) BEA
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco
8 1 (0.33%) IBM
8 1 (0.33%) ESRI
South Wales
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Proteus Europe
Rate: £284 - £285 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Proteus Europe
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Senitor Associates
Rate: £8 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago