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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 114 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.95% 19.79% 19.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.56% 20.97% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 66 46
Average daily rate
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£363 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% +77.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
446 453 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 93.70% 94.38% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 268 182
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £218 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 21
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.75 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% -2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 0 64 £375 +1.69% 40
Newport 0 18 £388 -3.12% 10
Bridgend - 4 £300 - 2
Caerphilly - - - - 2
Merthyr Tydfil - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - - 2
Torfaen - - - - 3
Vale of Glamorgan - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 109 (41.92%) SQL
2 81 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (30.77%) HTML
4 74 (28.46%) JavaScript
5 71 (27.31%) CSS
6 69 (26.54%) SQL Server
7 56 (21.54%) .NET
8 55 (21.15%) Java
9 53 (20.38%) Security Cleared
10 52 (20.00%) HTML5
11 47 (18.08%) C#
12 46 (17.69%) XML
12 46 (17.69%) MVC
12 46 (17.69%) jQuery
13 44 (16.92%) SC Cleared
13 44 (16.92%) CSS3
14 42 (16.15%) Ajax
15 38 (14.62%) ASP.NET
16 37 (14.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 35 (13.46%) Subversion
17 35 (13.46%) Oracle
18 32 (12.31%) PL/SQL
18 32 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
19 31 (11.92%) JSON
19 31 (11.92%) T-SQL
20 30 (11.54%) REST
21 29 (11.15%) Jenkins
21 29 (11.15%) TDD
22 28 (10.77%) PHP
22 28 (10.77%) Scala

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (6.92%) JBoss
2 13 (5.00%) FileNet
2 13 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.23%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.85%) Apache
5 7 (2.69%) IIS
6 6 (2.31%) OpenROAD
7 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.15%) Confluence
8 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.15%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.77%) SAS
9 2 (0.77%) Mule
9 2 (0.77%) Node.js
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.38%) CMS
10 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.54%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.54%) MS Office
2 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.38%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.54%) Magento
4 3 (1.15%) Shopify
5 2 (0.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) Summit
6 1 (0.38%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.92%) HTTP
2 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.15%) Intranet
4 2 (0.77%) Internet
4 2 (0.77%) DVB
4 2 (0.77%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) AMQP
5 1 (0.38%) VPN
5 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (26.54%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (9.23%) Oracle Database
5 22 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (8.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 21 (8.08%) Oracle9i Database
7 20 (7.69%) MongoDB
8 14 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.62%) Relational Database
10 11 (4.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (3.85%) MySQL
12 8 (3.08%) Ingres
13 7 (2.69%) MS Access
14 5 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (1.92%) DTS
14 5 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (13.46%) Subversion
2 29 (11.15%) Jenkins
3 27 (10.38%) JUnit
4 25 (9.62%) Git (software)
5 22 (8.46%) Visual Studio
6 16 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (5.77%) Jasmine
8 10 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (3.08%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.08%) Maven
10 6 (2.31%) JIRA
11 4 (1.54%) Ant
11 4 (1.54%) Selenium
11 4 (1.54%) Hudson
12 3 (1.15%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (1.15%) XMLUnit
12 3 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (1.15%) NUnit
12 3 (1.15%) Toad
13 2 (0.77%) JMeter
General
1 13 (5.00%) Finance
2 12 (4.62%) Back Office
3 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.31%) Marketing
5 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.92%) Electronics
6 3 (1.15%) Retail
6 3 (1.15%) Publishing
7 2 (0.77%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Military
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (30.77%) HTML
2 71 (27.31%) CSS
3 56 (21.54%) .NET
4 52 (20.00%) HTML5
5 46 (17.69%) XML
5 46 (17.69%) jQuery
6 44 (16.92%) CSS3
7 42 (16.15%) Ajax
8 38 (14.62%) ASP.NET
9 31 (11.92%) JSON
10 30 (11.54%) REST
11 26 (10.00%) WCF
12 25 (9.62%) Spring
13 24 (9.23%) Web Services
14 21 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (7.69%) SOAP
16 15 (5.77%) Play Framework
17 12 (4.62%) Java SE
17 12 (4.62%) AngularJS
18 11 (4.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.77%) Open Source
1 15 (5.77%) NHS
2 10 (3.85%) Replication
3 6 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.92%) DTV
5 4 (1.54%) User Experience
6 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.77%) Clustering
7 2 (0.77%) Statistics
7 2 (0.77%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.38%) Physics
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.38%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.38%) UNIX
2 11 (4.23%) Windows
3 8 (3.08%) Linux
3 8 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.08%) Android
4 6 (2.31%) AIX
5 3 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.69%) MVC
3 29 (11.15%) TDD
4 27 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (10.38%) Scrum
5 23 (8.85%) OO
6 22 (8.46%) ETL
7 16 (6.15%) Migration
8 12 (4.62%) Data Migration
9 11 (4.23%) Unit Testing
10 10 (3.85%) Workflow
10 10 (3.85%) BDD
11 9 (3.46%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.46%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.08%) OOP
12 8 (3.08%) Web Design
12 8 (3.08%) Analytics
12 8 (3.08%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (2.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 109 (41.92%) SQL
2 74 (28.46%) JavaScript
3 55 (21.15%) Java
4 47 (18.08%) C#
5 32 (12.31%) PL/SQL
6 31 (11.92%) T-SQL
7 28 (10.77%) PHP
7 28 (10.77%) Scala
8 11 (4.23%) Python
9 10 (3.85%) C++
9 10 (3.85%) Ruby
10 9 (3.46%) Perl
11 7 (2.69%) C
12 6 (2.31%) VB
13 4 (1.54%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.54%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.15%) XPath
15 2 (0.77%) Delphi
16 1 (0.38%) X++
16 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (20.38%) Security Cleared
2 44 (16.92%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.08%) Degree
4 2 (0.77%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.38%) VCP4
5 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.77%) HL7
2 1 (0.38%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) vCloud
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (13.46%) Oracle
2 27 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.08%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (2.31%) Business Objects
4 6 (2.31%) Zend
5 5 (1.92%) SAP
6 4 (1.54%) Cognos
7 3 (1.15%) IBM
8 2 (0.77%) ILOG
8 2 (0.77%) Teradata
8 2 (0.77%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.77%) Twitter
8 2 (0.77%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.38%) Splunk
9 1 (0.38%) Tableau
9 1 (0.38%) Google
9 1 (0.38%) VMware
9 1 (0.38%) Kofax
9 1 (0.38%) Sybase
9 1 (0.38%) BEA
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Connectus
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £250 - £325 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Connectus
Rate: £225 - £295 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Tank Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
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Connectus
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Newport
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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Newport
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
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