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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 157 122 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.86% 20.20% 19.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.16% 21.14% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 90 59
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£325 £313 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £30.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
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
578 577 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.22% 95.53% 91.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 406 234
Average daily rate £350 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 28
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 103 £305 +7.01% 19
Newport -2 22 £388 -7.73% 6
Neath Port Talbot - 6 £313 - 2
Bridgend +4 4 £450 +12.50% 1
Monmouthshire - 4 £275 - 2
Caerphilly - 2 £288 - 1
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 129 (40.19%) SQL
2 120 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (36.14%) SQL Server
4 108 (33.64%) C#
5 107 (33.33%) .NET
6 102 (31.78%) XML
7 98 (30.53%) HTML
7 98 (30.53%) Java
8 95 (29.60%) Web Services
9 84 (26.17%) SOAP
10 83 (25.86%) JavaScript
11 80 (24.92%) Scrum
12 74 (23.05%) ASP.NET
13 73 (22.74%) Security Cleared
14 68 (21.18%) CSS
15 65 (20.25%) Microsoft
15 65 (20.25%) Spring
16 64 (19.94%) MVC
17 62 (19.31%) SC Cleared
18 58 (18.07%) Oracle
18 58 (18.07%) OO
19 55 (17.13%) TDD
20 50 (15.58%) .NET Framework
20 50 (15.58%) Unit Testing
21 48 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
22 47 (14.64%) AngularJS
23 46 (14.33%) Visual Studio
24 41 (12.77%) MySQL
24 41 (12.77%) jQuery
24 41 (12.77%) REST

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (10.28%) IIS
2 23 (7.17%) JBoss
3 21 (6.54%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.30%) WebSphere
5 11 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (3.12%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.87%) CMS
8 5 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (1.56%) Confluence
8 5 (1.56%) FileNet
8 5 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.25%) Apache
9 4 (1.25%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.93%) OpenROAD
10 3 (0.93%) Drupal
10 3 (0.93%) SAS
10 3 (0.93%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.93%) Node.js
11 2 (0.62%) WildFly
11 2 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.79%) HTTP
2 3 (0.93%) Skype
3 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) SAN
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) SNMP
4 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (36.14%) SQL Server
2 48 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (12.77%) MySQL
4 39 (12.15%) Relational Database
5 31 (9.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (7.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (6.85%) MongoDB
8 21 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (3.74%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (3.43%) RDBMS
12 10 (3.12%) Oracle9i Database
12 10 (3.12%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (2.18%) NoSQL
14 7 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 5 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (1.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 46 (14.33%) Visual Studio
2 38 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (7.48%) Eclipse
4 23 (7.17%) Subversion
5 20 (6.23%) Jenkins
6 13 (4.05%) Cucumber
6 13 (4.05%) JIRA
7 9 (2.80%) Selenium
7 9 (2.80%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.80%) Maven
8 8 (2.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (2.18%) Hudson
10 6 (1.87%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.87%) JUnit
11 5 (1.56%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.56%) Spock
11 5 (1.56%) Geb
12 4 (1.25%) Gradle
12 4 (1.25%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.25%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (6.23%) Finance
2 13 (4.05%) Back Office
3 9 (2.80%) Legal
4 5 (1.56%) Banking
5 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (33.33%) .NET
2 102 (31.78%) XML
3 98 (30.53%) HTML
4 95 (29.60%) Web Services
5 84 (26.17%) SOAP
6 74 (23.05%) ASP.NET
7 68 (21.18%) CSS
8 65 (20.25%) Spring
9 50 (15.58%) .NET Framework
10 47 (14.64%) AngularJS
11 41 (12.77%) jQuery
11 41 (12.77%) REST
12 39 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (12.15%) Hibernate
13 34 (10.59%) HTML5
14 29 (9.03%) RESTful
15 27 (8.41%) JSP
16 26 (8.10%) Struts
16 26 (8.10%) JDBC
17 23 (7.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.17%) NHS
2 17 (5.30%) User Experience
3 13 (4.05%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.18%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.25%) AS400
5 4 (1.25%) Clustering
6 3 (0.93%) GIS
6 3 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.93%) Replication
7 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.62%) W3C
8 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.31%) BBC
8 1 (0.31%) CMDB
8 1 (0.31%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.31%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.31%) iSeries
8 1 (0.31%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.31%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.21%) Windows
2 22 (6.85%) UNIX
3 10 (3.12%) Linux
4 3 (0.93%) AIX
4 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (24.92%) Scrum
3 64 (19.94%) MVC
4 58 (18.07%) OO
5 55 (17.13%) TDD
6 50 (15.58%) Unit Testing
7 35 (10.90%) Web Development
7 35 (10.90%) BDD
8 22 (6.85%) Software Engineering
9 20 (6.23%) SDLC
10 19 (5.92%) ETL
11 16 (4.98%) SOA
12 15 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (3.74%) UML
13 12 (3.74%) CRM
14 11 (3.43%) Open Source
15 10 (3.12%) OOP
15 10 (3.12%) Migration
16 9 (2.80%) Automated Testing
16 9 (2.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 129 (40.19%) SQL
2 108 (33.64%) C#
3 98 (30.53%) Java
4 83 (25.86%) JavaScript
5 32 (9.97%) T-SQL
6 28 (8.72%) PL/SQL
7 22 (6.85%) Scala
8 21 (6.54%) Perl
9 18 (5.61%) PHP
10 9 (2.80%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.56%) VB
12 4 (1.25%) VBA
12 4 (1.25%) C++
12 4 (1.25%) VB6
12 4 (1.25%) Ruby
13 3 (0.93%) Delphi
13 3 (0.93%) Python
13 3 (0.93%) C
14 2 (0.62%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 73 (22.74%) Security Cleared
2 62 (19.31%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.43%) MCDBA
3 11 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.80%) MCITP
4 9 (2.80%) Degree
5 4 (1.25%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.25%) HL7
3 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.25%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.31%) vCloud
3 1 (0.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) Puppet
2 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
3 1 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 65 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 58 (18.07%) Oracle
3 5 (1.56%) Twitter
3 5 (1.56%) IBM
4 4 (1.25%) Zend
4 4 (1.25%) Teradata
5 3 (0.93%) ESRI
5 3 (0.93%) Adobe
6 2 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.62%) SAP
6 2 (0.62%) Cognos
6 2 (0.62%) InterSystems
7 1 (0.31%) Google
7 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.31%) Coverity
7 1 (0.31%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco
7 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.31%) Sage
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