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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 95 160 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.04% 26.58% 20.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.39% 27.63% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 118 91
Median daily rate £394 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +10.22%
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
490 579 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.20% 96.18% 97.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 427 421
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.45 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -4 55 £375 +15.38% 23
Newport -4 14 £356 -10.93% 2
Bridgend +2 4 £563 +25.00% 1
Neath Port Talbot -2 1 - -
Gwent - 1 £300 -
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 144 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (43.63%) JavaScript
3 109 (34.71%) jQuery
4 105 (33.44%) TDD
5 102 (32.48%) C#
5 102 (32.48%) .NET
6 97 (30.89%) CSS
7 93 (29.62%) HTML
8 92 (29.30%) SQL Server
9 89 (28.34%) OO
10 83 (26.43%) SQL
11 78 (24.84%) MVC
11 78 (24.84%) Web Development
12 77 (24.52%) Java
13 72 (22.93%) Security Cleared
14 70 (22.29%) Unit Testing
15 67 (21.34%) Unix
16 66 (21.02%) Software Engineering
17 65 (20.70%) Selenium
18 60 (19.11%) Perl
19 59 (18.79%) Visual Studio
19 59 (18.79%) Scrum
20 50 (15.92%) Windows
21 46 (14.65%) WCF
21 46 (14.65%) HTML5
22 45 (14.33%) SC Cleared
23 44 (14.01%) Cucumber
23 44 (14.01%) ASP.NET Web API
24 42 (13.38%) AngularJS
24 42 (13.38%) ASP.NET

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 (8.28%) Apache
2 16 (5.10%) Moodle
3 10 (3.18%) SAS
4 9 (2.87%) Confluence
4 9 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.87%) FileNet
4 9 (2.87%) LiveCycle
4 9 (2.87%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.55%) IIS
5 8 (2.55%) JBoss
6 7 (2.23%) GeoServer
7 6 (1.91%) CMS
8 5 (1.59%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.27%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.96%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.96%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.32%) Tornado
Applications
1 10 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.23%) Gliffy
3 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.64%) MS Office
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.32%) InDesign
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Google Play
3 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.14%) LDAP
2 12 (3.82%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.55%) SNMP
3 8 (2.55%) VoIP
4 1 (0.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (29.30%) SQL Server
2 39 (12.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (8.92%) MongoDB
4 26 (8.28%) MySQL
5 25 (7.96%) NoSQL
6 22 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (5.10%) Oracle Database
10 14 (4.46%) Relational Database
11 13 (4.14%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (3.82%) Couchbase
12 12 (3.82%) RDBMS
13 10 (3.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 9 (2.87%) Base SAS
14 9 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (2.55%) Oracle9i Database
16 7 (2.23%) Redis
16 7 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (20.70%) Selenium
2 59 (18.79%) Visual Studio
3 44 (14.01%) Cucumber
4 33 (10.51%) Git (software)
5 24 (7.64%) MbUnit
5 24 (7.64%) MSTest
5 24 (7.64%) NUnit
6 19 (6.05%) Eclipse
6 19 (6.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (4.46%) Maven
7 14 (4.46%) SpecFlow
8 13 (4.14%) Ant
8 13 (4.14%) Subversion
9 11 (3.50%) Jenkins
9 11 (3.50%) JIRA
10 10 (3.18%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (2.87%) Hudson
11 9 (2.87%) JUnit
11 9 (2.87%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 32 (10.19%) Finance
2 31 (9.87%) Legal
3 18 (5.73%) Back Office
4 7 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.96%) Banking
5 3 (0.96%) Publishing
6 2 (0.64%) Advertising
6 2 (0.64%) Retail
6 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.32%) Games
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (34.71%) jQuery
2 102 (32.48%) .NET
3 97 (30.89%) CSS
4 93 (29.62%) HTML
5 46 (14.65%) HTML5
5 46 (14.65%) WCF
6 44 (14.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 42 (13.38%) AngularJS
7 42 (13.38%) ASP.NET
8 40 (12.74%) .NET Framework
9 37 (11.78%) CSS3
10 35 (11.15%) XML
11 32 (10.19%) Entity Framework
12 31 (9.87%) KnockoutJS
13 30 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (7.01%) Ajax
14 22 (7.01%) Spring
15 21 (6.69%) REST
16 18 (5.73%) RESTful
17 16 (5.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.41%) NHS
2 12 (3.82%) e-Learning
3 8 (2.55%) AS400
4 7 (2.23%) Replication
5 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.27%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.27%) User Experience
6 3 (0.96%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.64%) iPad
7 2 (0.64%) W3C
8 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.32%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.32%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.32%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.34%) Unix
2 50 (15.92%) Windows
3 5 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.59%) Linux
4 4 (1.27%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (45.86%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (33.44%) TDD
3 89 (28.34%) OO
4 78 (24.84%) MVC
4 78 (24.84%) Web Development
5 70 (22.29%) Unit Testing
6 66 (21.02%) Software Engineering
7 59 (18.79%) Scrum
8 35 (11.15%) OOP
9 33 (10.51%) BDD
10 30 (9.55%) DevOps
11 29 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (7.64%) ATDD
12 24 (7.64%) Test-First Development
13 16 (5.10%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.78%) Front End Development
14 15 (4.78%) SDLC
15 14 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.46%) Change Control
16 13 (4.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 137 (43.63%) JavaScript
2 102 (32.48%) C#
3 83 (26.43%) SQL
4 77 (24.52%) Java
5 60 (19.11%) Perl
6 34 (10.83%) PHP
7 28 (8.92%) TypeScript
8 18 (5.73%) T-SQL
9 16 (5.10%) PL/SQL
10 13 (4.14%) ABAP
11 12 (3.82%) C
11 12 (3.82%) C++
12 10 (3.18%) Scala
13 8 (2.55%) Go
13 8 (2.55%) RPG
14 7 (2.23%) SAPscript
15 5 (1.59%) ANSI SQL
15 5 (1.59%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.59%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (22.93%) Security Cleared
2 45 (14.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (3.82%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.59%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.91%) QA
3 5 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) HL7
4 1 (0.32%) WAI
4 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (4.46%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.73%) Oracle
3 15 (4.78%) SAP
4 10 (3.18%) Adobe
4 10 (3.18%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.87%) ILOG
5 9 (2.87%) Splunk
6 8 (2.55%) Coverity
7 7 (2.23%) Kofax
8 6 (1.91%) Zend
9 4 (1.27%) Google
9 4 (1.27%) IBM
9 4 (1.27%) Lotus
10 3 (0.96%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.96%) Cognos
11 2 (0.64%) Tableau
12 1 (0.32%) Appcelerator
12 1 (0.32%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.32%) Twitter
12 1 (0.32%) Xamarin
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