The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 150 179 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.71% 33.65% 18.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.82% 34.62% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 128 76
Median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £15.20 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.11% -49.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
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
457 517 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.62% 97.18% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 382 381
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +8.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 118 £375 +7.14% 14
Newport -7 8 £300 -30.23% 3
Bridgend +2 2 £469 +17.18% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £315 - 1
Gwent - 1 £300 -
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 147 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (42.90%) JavaScript
3 115 (36.28%) TDD
3 115 (36.28%) jQuery
4 106 (33.44%) SQL
5 102 (32.18%) OO
6 96 (30.28%) .NET
7 93 (29.34%) C#
8 92 (29.02%) Java
9 90 (28.39%) CSS
9 90 (28.39%) HTML
10 84 (26.50%) SQL Server
11 79 (24.92%) MVC
12 76 (23.97%) Unix
12 76 (23.97%) Web Development
13 74 (23.34%) Software Engineering
13 74 (23.34%) Perl
14 73 (23.03%) Selenium
15 65 (20.50%) Security Cleared
16 64 (20.19%) Unit Testing
17 59 (18.61%) Cucumber
18 56 (17.67%) Scrum
19 46 (14.51%) Visual Studio
20 43 (13.56%) .NET Framework
21 41 (12.93%) Legal
21 41 (12.93%) Microsoft
22 40 (12.62%) XML
22 40 (12.62%) SC Cleared
23 39 (12.30%) WCF
24 38 (11.99%) HTML5

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (8.20%) Apache
2 16 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (5.05%) Moodle
3 10 (3.15%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.84%) Confluence
4 9 (2.84%) FileNet
4 9 (2.84%) LiveCycle
4 9 (2.84%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.52%) IIS
5 8 (2.52%) JBoss
6 7 (2.21%) GeoServer
6 7 (2.21%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.89%) CMS
8 5 (1.58%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.32%) Drupal
12 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.21%) Gliffy
3 4 (1.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) InDesign
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) Google Play
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.10%) LDAP
2 7 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.26%) SNMP
3 4 (1.26%) VoIP
4 3 (0.95%) HTTP
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (26.50%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 31 (9.78%) NoSQL
4 28 (8.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (8.52%) MySQL
6 19 (5.99%) Redis
6 19 (5.99%) Relational Database
7 18 (5.68%) Oracle Database
8 17 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (4.73%) RDBMS
9 15 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (4.10%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (3.79%) Oracle9i Database
12 11 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.58%) MS Access
16 4 (1.26%) OLAP
16 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 73 (23.03%) Selenium
2 59 (18.61%) Cucumber
3 46 (14.51%) Visual Studio
4 30 (9.46%) Git (software)
5 21 (6.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (5.68%) MbUnit
6 18 (5.68%) MSTest
6 18 (5.68%) NUnit
7 17 (5.36%) Subversion
8 14 (4.42%) Eclipse
9 13 (4.10%) Ant
9 13 (4.10%) Maven
10 12 (3.79%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (3.47%) JIRA
12 9 (2.84%) Hudson
13 8 (2.52%) JUnit
13 8 (2.52%) SpecFlow
14 7 (2.21%) DbUnit
14 7 (2.21%) Spock
15 6 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (12.93%) Legal
2 33 (10.41%) Finance
3 18 (5.68%) Back Office
4 7 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.26%) Advertising
6 3 (0.95%) Publishing
7 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Games
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (36.28%) jQuery
2 96 (30.28%) .NET
3 90 (28.39%) CSS
3 90 (28.39%) HTML
4 43 (13.56%) .NET Framework
5 40 (12.62%) XML
6 39 (12.30%) WCF
7 38 (11.99%) HTML5
8 37 (11.67%) ASP.NET
9 36 (11.36%) AngularJS
10 35 (11.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 34 (10.73%) Entity Framework
12 33 (10.41%) RESTful
13 30 (9.46%) CSS3
14 28 (8.83%) Mojolicious
15 26 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (7.57%) Ajax
17 23 (7.26%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (7.26%) Spring
18 22 (6.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.68%) NHS
2 12 (3.79%) e-Learning
3 7 (2.21%) Replication
4 6 (1.89%) User Experience
5 5 (1.58%) AS400
5 5 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.26%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.63%) iPad
8 2 (0.63%) W3C
9 1 (0.32%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.32%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 76 (23.97%) Unix
2 36 (11.36%) Windows
3 7 (2.21%) Linux
4 5 (1.58%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.63%) Android
6 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (36.28%) TDD
3 102 (32.18%) OO
4 79 (24.92%) MVC
5 76 (23.97%) Web Development
6 74 (23.34%) Software Engineering
7 64 (20.19%) Unit Testing
8 56 (17.67%) Scrum
9 37 (11.67%) OOP
10 29 (9.15%) BDD
11 21 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (5.68%) ATDD
12 18 (5.68%) DevOps
12 18 (5.68%) Front End Development
12 18 (5.68%) Test-First Development
13 16 (5.05%) Document Management
13 16 (5.05%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.73%) ETL
15 13 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.10%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 136 (42.90%) JavaScript
2 106 (33.44%) SQL
3 93 (29.34%) C#
4 92 (29.02%) Java
5 74 (23.34%) Perl
6 35 (11.04%) PHP
7 22 (6.94%) Scala
8 21 (6.62%) Go
9 19 (5.99%) PL/SQL
9 19 (5.99%) TypeScript
10 16 (5.05%) T-SQL
11 13 (4.10%) ABAP
12 10 (3.15%) C++
13 7 (2.21%) SAPscript
14 6 (1.89%) C
15 5 (1.58%) ANSI SQL
15 5 (1.58%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.58%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.58%) RPG
16 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (20.50%) Security Cleared
2 40 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (3.79%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.58%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.89%) QA
3 5 (1.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.63%) WCAG
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
5 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (4.42%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.62%) Oracle
3 14 (4.42%) SAP
4 10 (3.15%) Adobe
4 10 (3.15%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.84%) ILOG
5 9 (2.84%) Splunk
6 7 (2.21%) Informatica
6 7 (2.21%) Kofax
6 7 (2.21%) Lotus
6 7 (2.21%) Teradata
6 7 (2.21%) Zend
7 4 (1.26%) Coverity
7 4 (1.26%) Google
8 3 (0.95%) IBM
9 2 (0.63%) Tableau
10 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.32%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.32%) Twitter
10 1 (0.32%) Xamarin
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