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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 132 146 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.16% 28.68% 27.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.33% 29.92% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 112 107
Median daily rate £425 £341 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £425 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%

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
466 488 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.88% 95.87% 98.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 348 354
Median daily rate £388 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 30
Median hourly rate £13.70 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.60 £45.20 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 65 £388 +15.67% 24
Newport +7 42 £506 +6.57% 8
Neath Port Talbot 0 1 - -
Bridgend -5 1 £313 -21.87% 1
Caerphilly - 1 £278 - 1
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 163 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (44.79%) Java
3 89 (30.90%) TDD
4 85 (29.51%) JavaScript
5 82 (28.47%) HTML
6 81 (28.13%) Scrum
7 72 (25.00%) CSS
8 63 (21.88%) SQL
9 58 (20.14%) BDD
10 49 (17.01%) Relational Database
10 49 (17.01%) Web Development
11 48 (16.67%) JSON
12 45 (15.63%) .NET
13 43 (14.93%) Security Cleared
14 39 (13.54%) C#
14 39 (13.54%) Web Services
15 38 (13.19%) REST
16 37 (12.85%) RESTful
17 35 (12.15%) Python
18 34 (11.81%) Kanban
19 33 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (11.46%) ASP.NET
20 32 (11.11%) SQL Server
20 32 (11.11%) HTTP
20 32 (11.11%) Software Engineering
21 31 (10.76%) AngularJS
22 30 (10.42%) SC Cleared
22 30 (10.42%) Jenkins
22 30 (10.42%) Spring
22 30 (10.42%) MVC

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 19 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (4.86%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.51%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.08%) Jupyter
5 5 (1.74%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.39%) Apache
6 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.04%) CMS
7 3 (1.04%) Liferay
7 3 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.69%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.69%) IIS
8 2 (0.69%) JBoss
8 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.69%) WordPress
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.35%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) MS Project
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.08%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Heroku
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (0.69%) Extranet
2 2 (0.69%) Intranet
2 2 (0.69%) SNMP
2 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.69%) VoIP
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) Network Security
3 1 (0.35%) SAN
3 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.01%) Relational Database
2 32 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 25 (8.68%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.29%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.90%) Hadoop
6 16 (5.56%) Big Data
6 16 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.17%) Neo4j
10 10 (3.47%) MySQL
10 10 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.43%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.74%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.74%) QlikView
14 4 (1.39%) Oracle Database
15 3 (1.04%) HBase
Development Applications
1 30 (10.42%) Jenkins
2 23 (7.99%) Git (software)
3 17 (5.90%) Cucumber
4 13 (4.51%) NUnit
5 10 (3.47%) JUnit
5 10 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (3.13%) Maven
6 9 (3.13%) MSTest
6 9 (3.13%) Subversion
6 9 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.43%) MSBuild
7 7 (2.43%) Selenium
8 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.74%) JBehave
9 5 (1.74%) JIRA
10 4 (1.39%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.04%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.04%) Mocha
11 3 (1.04%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (8.33%) Finance
2 14 (4.86%) Marketing
3 10 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.13%) Electronics
4 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.43%) Publishing
6 5 (1.74%) Advertising
7 3 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (28.47%) HTML
2 72 (25.00%) CSS
3 48 (16.67%) JSON
4 45 (15.63%) .NET
5 39 (13.54%) Web Services
6 38 (13.19%) REST
7 37 (12.85%) RESTful
8 33 (11.46%) ASP.NET
9 31 (10.76%) AngularJS
10 30 (10.42%) Spring
11 29 (10.07%) jQuery
11 29 (10.07%) XML
12 27 (9.38%) HTML5
13 22 (7.64%) CSS3
14 17 (5.90%) Hibernate
15 15 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (4.51%) Dropwizard
17 11 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 11 (3.82%) J2EE
17 11 (3.82%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.47%) Algorithms
3 8 (2.78%) User Experience
4 7 (2.43%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.08%) AS400
5 6 (2.08%) Telematics
6 5 (1.74%) NHS
6 5 (1.74%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.39%) iPad
7 4 (1.39%) W3C
8 3 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.04%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.69%) Fintech
9 2 (0.69%) Informatics
10 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.35%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.99%) Linux
2 11 (3.82%) Unix
3 8 (2.78%) Windows
4 7 (2.43%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.39%) Android
5 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.04%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (30.90%) TDD
3 81 (28.13%) Scrum
4 58 (20.14%) BDD
5 49 (17.01%) Web Development
6 34 (11.81%) Kanban
7 33 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 30 (10.42%) MVC
10 27 (9.38%) Open Source
11 26 (9.03%) OWASP
12 23 (7.99%) Microservices
13 22 (7.64%) Secure Coding
14 21 (7.29%) DevOps
14 21 (7.29%) OO
15 20 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (6.94%) Front End Development
15 20 (6.94%) Unit Testing
16 17 (5.90%) Domain-Driven Design
16 17 (5.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 129 (44.79%) Java
2 85 (29.51%) JavaScript
3 63 (21.88%) SQL
4 39 (13.54%) C#
5 35 (12.15%) Python
6 23 (7.99%) Scala
7 14 (4.86%) Go
8 10 (3.47%) PHP
9 7 (2.43%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.43%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.08%) RPG
10 6 (2.08%) Ruby
11 5 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.39%) ABAP
13 3 (1.04%) C
13 3 (1.04%) C++
13 3 (1.04%) VB
14 2 (0.69%) PHP 5
14 2 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 30 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.04%) Degree
4 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.69%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) MCSD
6 1 (0.35%) MCAD
6 1 (0.35%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.35%) MCITP
6 1 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) WAI
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.39%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.69%) HDFS
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.35%) vCloud
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.51%) Ansible
2 3 (1.04%) Oozie
3 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (8.68%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.25%) SAP
3 16 (5.56%) Cloudera
4 13 (4.51%) Oracle
5 9 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.74%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.74%) Splunk
6 5 (1.74%) Teradata
7 3 (1.04%) VMware
8 2 (0.69%) Cognos
8 2 (0.69%) OpenText
8 2 (0.69%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.69%) Zend
9 1 (0.35%) Coverity
9 1 (0.35%) Google
9 1 (0.35%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.35%) Informatica
9 1 (0.35%) Nintex
9 1 (0.35%) RedGate
9 1 (0.35%) Tableau
South Wales
Spring Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: 500-520 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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