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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 160 101 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.79% 17.53% 19.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.93% 18.84% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 71 50
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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 £258 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £25.70 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.26 £25.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.14 £29.20 £37.00
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
458 536 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 93.85% 93.06% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 320 196
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 19
Average hourly rate £12.45 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.21% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £25.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 81 £350 -6.66% 27
Newport -2 52 £430 +1.17% 4
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £200 -
Bridgend - 3 £300 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 2 £450 -
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 137 (43.77%) SQL
2 126 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (31.63%) SQL Server
4 94 (30.03%) .NET
5 90 (28.75%) C#
6 77 (24.60%) Security Cleared
7 75 (23.96%) Java
8 68 (21.73%) XML
9 67 (21.41%) HTML
10 66 (21.09%) JavaScript
11 64 (20.45%) CSS
11 64 (20.45%) SC Cleared
12 62 (19.81%) Scrum
13 57 (18.21%) ASP.NET
14 56 (17.89%) Web Services
14 56 (17.89%) Oracle
14 56 (17.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 55 (17.57%) Microsoft
16 50 (15.97%) REST
17 49 (15.65%) SOAP
18 47 (15.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 47 (15.02%) Unit Testing
19 45 (14.38%) MVC
19 45 (14.38%) Visual Studio
19 45 (14.38%) PL/SQL
19 45 (14.38%) HTML5
20 42 (13.42%) TDD
20 42 (13.42%) jQuery
21 38 (12.14%) Subversion
22 37 (11.82%) Scala

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 30 (9.58%) JBoss
2 22 (7.03%) WebSphere
3 20 (6.39%) IIS
4 14 (4.47%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.88%) FileNet
6 7 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.60%) OpenROAD
8 4 (1.28%) Apache
9 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.96%) SAS
10 2 (0.64%) CMS
10 2 (0.64%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.64%) WildFly
10 2 (0.64%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.64%) Node.js
10 2 (0.64%) Mule
11 1 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.28%) Magento
3 3 (0.96%) Shopify
3 3 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Staffware
4 1 (0.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.75%) HTTP
2 5 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.96%) Intranet
4 2 (0.64%) LDAP
4 2 (0.64%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (31.63%) SQL Server
2 56 (17.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (15.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (9.27%) Oracle Database
4 29 (9.27%) Oracle9i Database
4 29 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (7.67%) MongoDB
6 23 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (6.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 20 (6.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 19 (6.07%) MySQL
10 16 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (4.79%) SQL Server 2000
11 15 (4.79%) Relational Database
12 9 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.88%) RDBMS
13 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (2.24%) MS Access
14 7 (2.24%) Ingres
15 5 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (14.38%) Visual Studio
2 38 (12.14%) Subversion
3 33 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (9.58%) Jenkins
5 29 (9.27%) JUnit
6 24 (7.67%) Git (software)
7 18 (5.75%) Eclipse
8 15 (4.79%) Jasmine
9 14 (4.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (3.51%) Cucumber
11 9 (2.88%) Maven
12 5 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.96%) XMLUnit
13 3 (0.96%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.96%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.96%) Toad
13 3 (0.96%) Ant
14 2 (0.64%) JMeter
14 2 (0.64%) JIRA
14 2 (0.64%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (5.11%) Back Office
2 13 (4.15%) Finance
3 7 (2.24%) Legal
4 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.28%) Marketing
5 3 (0.96%) Electronics
5 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.96%) Publishing
6 1 (0.32%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.32%) Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.32%) Games
6 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (30.03%) .NET
2 68 (21.73%) XML
3 67 (21.41%) HTML
4 64 (20.45%) CSS
5 57 (18.21%) ASP.NET
6 56 (17.89%) Web Services
7 50 (15.97%) REST
8 49 (15.65%) SOAP
9 45 (14.38%) HTML5
10 42 (13.42%) jQuery
11 36 (11.50%) Spring
12 35 (11.18%) .NET Framework
12 35 (11.18%) WCF
13 32 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (10.22%) CSS3
14 31 (9.90%) Ajax
15 26 (8.31%) Hibernate
16 20 (6.39%) JSON
17 19 (6.07%) Java SE
18 18 (5.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.35%) NHS
2 12 (3.83%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.83%) Mainframe
3 10 (3.19%) Replication
4 8 (2.56%) User Experience
5 4 (1.28%) Clustering
6 3 (0.96%) Open Source
6 3 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.96%) DTV
6 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.32%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.32%) GIS
8 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.32%) MPEG
8 1 (0.32%) Statistics
8 1 (0.32%) Physics
8 1 (0.32%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (10.22%) Windows
2 23 (7.35%) UNIX
3 9 (2.88%) Linux
4 5 (1.60%) Android
4 5 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.60%) AIX
5 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.64%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (19.81%) Scrum
3 47 (15.02%) Unit Testing
4 45 (14.38%) MVC
5 42 (13.42%) TDD
6 26 (8.31%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (8.31%) ETL
7 23 (7.35%) BDD
8 22 (7.03%) OO
9 16 (5.11%) Software Engineering
9 16 (5.11%) Migration
10 15 (4.79%) CRM
11 12 (3.83%) Automated Testing
11 12 (3.83%) Data Migration
12 11 (3.51%) SOA
12 11 (3.51%) UML
13 9 (2.88%) Waterfall
13 9 (2.88%) Workflow
14 8 (2.56%) Web Development
14 8 (2.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 137 (43.77%) SQL
2 90 (28.75%) C#
3 75 (23.96%) Java
4 66 (21.09%) JavaScript
5 45 (14.38%) PL/SQL
6 37 (11.82%) Scala
7 34 (10.86%) T-SQL
8 18 (5.75%) Perl
9 16 (5.11%) PHP
10 10 (3.19%) C++
11 8 (2.56%) C
12 5 (1.60%) Ruby
13 4 (1.28%) Python
14 3 (0.96%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.64%) Delphi
16 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.32%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.32%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (24.60%) Security Cleared
2 64 (20.45%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.51%) MCDBA
4 9 (2.88%) MCITP
5 8 (2.56%) Degree
6 6 (1.92%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
8 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.96%) HL7
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 56 (17.89%) Oracle
2 55 (17.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.71%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (1.60%) Zend
4 5 (1.60%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.28%) SAP
6 2 (0.64%) Cognos
6 2 (0.64%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.32%) ESRI
7 1 (0.32%) BEA
7 1 (0.32%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.32%) ILOG
7 1 (0.32%) Sybase
7 1 (0.32%) Google
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