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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 194 133 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.72% 20.75% 17.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.98% 21.59% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 88 48
Average daily rate
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£361 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.98% -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.07%
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
571 616 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.29% 96.10% 92.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 407 207
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 23
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 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 3 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 +2 123 £330 +1.53% 37
Newport 0 54 £430 -4.44% 3
Caerphilly - 1 £288 - 2
Monmouthshire - 1 - - 1
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 137 (42.55%) SQL
2 121 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (32.92%) C#
3 106 (32.92%) .NET
3 106 (32.92%) SQL Server
4 95 (29.50%) Java
5 86 (26.71%) XML
6 82 (25.47%) Web Services
7 75 (23.29%) HTML
7 75 (23.29%) Scrum
8 72 (22.36%) JavaScript
9 71 (22.05%) ASP.NET
9 71 (22.05%) Security Cleared
10 69 (21.43%) SOAP
11 60 (18.63%) Microsoft
12 59 (18.32%) Oracle
12 59 (18.32%) MVC
12 59 (18.32%) Spring
13 58 (18.01%) SC Cleared
14 54 (16.77%) CSS
15 52 (16.15%) Visual Studio
15 52 (16.15%) Unit Testing
16 51 (15.84%) TDD
17 50 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
18 48 (14.91%) .NET Framework
19 41 (12.73%) OO
20 40 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
20 40 (12.42%) REST
21 38 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
21 38 (11.80%) Windows

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (10.25%) IIS
2 29 (9.01%) JBoss
3 26 (8.07%) WebSphere
4 21 (6.52%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.35%) FileNet
6 11 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (3.11%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.86%) OpenROAD
9 5 (1.55%) CMS
9 5 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.24%) Apache
11 3 (0.93%) SAS
11 3 (0.93%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.93%) Drupal
11 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.62%) Node.js
12 2 (0.62%) WildFly
12 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.62%) ArcSDE
13 1 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 17 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.59%) HTTP
2 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.62%) LDAP
4 1 (0.31%) SAN
4 1 (0.31%) Intranet
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (32.92%) SQL Server
2 50 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (10.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (10.25%) MySQL
3 33 (10.25%) Relational Database
4 24 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (4.97%) MongoDB
6 16 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (4.97%) Oracle9i Database
6 16 (4.97%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.73%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (2.48%) Ingres
9 8 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.86%) MS Access
10 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (16.15%) Visual Studio
2 40 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (7.76%) Subversion
4 23 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 14 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.73%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.80%) Maven
8 8 (2.48%) JIRA
8 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (2.17%) JUnit
10 6 (1.86%) Git (software)
11 5 (1.55%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (1.24%) JMeter
12 4 (1.24%) Gradle
12 4 (1.24%) Selenium
12 4 (1.24%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.24%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.93%) Toad
13 3 (0.93%) Ant
General
1 22 (6.83%) Back Office
2 18 (5.59%) Finance
3 9 (2.80%) Legal
4 5 (1.55%) Banking
5 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.31%) Retail
6 1 (0.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Publishing
6 1 (0.31%) Games
6 1 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (32.92%) .NET
2 86 (26.71%) XML
3 82 (25.47%) Web Services
4 75 (23.29%) HTML
5 71 (22.05%) ASP.NET
6 69 (21.43%) SOAP
7 59 (18.32%) Spring
8 54 (16.77%) CSS
9 48 (14.91%) .NET Framework
10 40 (12.42%) REST
11 38 (11.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (11.49%) jQuery
13 32 (9.94%) AngularJS
14 30 (9.32%) Hibernate
15 29 (9.01%) HTML5
16 28 (8.70%) RESTful
17 23 (7.14%) Java SE
18 21 (6.52%) WCF
19 20 (6.21%) JSP
19 20 (6.21%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.14%) NHS
2 14 (4.35%) User Experience
3 13 (4.04%) Mainframe
4 7 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.24%) AS400
5 4 (1.24%) Clustering
6 3 (0.93%) Replication
6 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.62%) GIS
7 2 (0.62%) W3C
7 2 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.31%) BBC
8 1 (0.31%) Mobile Games
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
8 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.80%) Windows
2 26 (8.07%) UNIX
3 11 (3.42%) Linux
4 7 (2.17%) AIX
5 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.62%) Android
7 2 (0.62%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.31%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (37.58%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (23.29%) Scrum
3 59 (18.32%) MVC
4 52 (16.15%) Unit Testing
5 51 (15.84%) TDD
6 41 (12.73%) OO
7 35 (10.87%) BDD
8 25 (7.76%) Web Development
9 22 (6.83%) Software Engineering
10 21 (6.52%) ETL
11 16 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (4.97%) SOA
12 13 (4.04%) Workflow
12 13 (4.04%) UML
12 13 (4.04%) Automated Testing
13 12 (3.73%) CRM
14 11 (3.42%) SDLC
15 10 (3.11%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.11%) Migration
16 8 (2.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (42.55%) SQL
2 106 (32.92%) C#
3 95 (29.50%) Java
4 72 (22.36%) JavaScript
5 32 (9.94%) PL/SQL
5 32 (9.94%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.83%) Scala
7 21 (6.52%) Perl
8 16 (4.97%) PHP
9 8 (2.48%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.86%) C++
11 4 (1.24%) C
11 4 (1.24%) VB
11 4 (1.24%) Ruby
12 3 (0.93%) VB6
12 3 (0.93%) VBA
12 3 (0.93%) Python
12 3 (0.93%) Delphi
13 2 (0.62%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 71 (22.05%) Security Cleared
2 58 (18.01%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.42%) MCDBA
3 11 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.11%) Degree
5 9 (2.80%) MCITP
6 6 (1.86%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.93%) HL7
3 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.24%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.31%) vCloud
3 1 (0.31%) Docker
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Puppet
1 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Ansible
2 1 (0.31%) Nagios
2 1 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 59 (18.32%) Oracle
3 8 (2.48%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (2.17%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.55%) IBM
6 4 (1.24%) Teradata
6 4 (1.24%) Zend
7 2 (0.62%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.62%) ESRI
7 2 (0.62%) InterSystems
7 2 (0.62%) SAP
7 2 (0.62%) Cognos
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.31%) Sage
8 1 (0.31%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.31%) Google
8 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
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