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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 113 182 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.64% 31.43% 20.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.30% 32.21% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 135 87
Median daily rate £375 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £11.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
465 565 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.28% 97.58% 97.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 425 415
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 £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.70 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% +19.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -1 73 £375 +7.14% 22
Newport -2 18 £400 -6.97% 4
Bridgend +1 4 £563 +40.62% 6
Gwent - 1 £300 - 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - - 1
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 156 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (41.61%) JavaScript
3 116 (36.02%) jQuery
4 110 (34.16%) TDD
5 99 (30.75%) .NET
6 98 (30.43%) SQL
7 97 (30.12%) C#
7 97 (30.12%) OO
8 93 (28.88%) CSS
9 92 (28.57%) HTML
10 89 (27.64%) Java
11 87 (27.02%) SQL Server
12 77 (23.91%) Unix
13 75 (23.29%) Web Development
14 74 (22.98%) Software Engineering
14 74 (22.98%) MVC
15 72 (22.36%) Selenium
16 71 (22.05%) Perl
16 71 (22.05%) Security Cleared
17 65 (20.19%) Unit Testing
18 62 (19.25%) Scrum
19 55 (17.08%) Cucumber
20 51 (15.84%) Visual Studio
21 48 (14.91%) Windows
22 45 (13.98%) Microsoft
23 43 (13.35%) SC Cleared
24 42 (13.04%) WCF
24 42 (13.04%) .NET Framework
25 41 (12.73%) HTML5
26 40 (12.42%) Legal

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 (8.07%) Apache
2 16 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.97%) Moodle
3 10 (3.11%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.80%) Confluence
4 9 (2.80%) FileNet
4 9 (2.80%) IIS
4 9 (2.80%) LiveCycle
5 8 (2.48%) JBoss
5 8 (2.48%) SAS
5 8 (2.48%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.17%) GeoServer
7 6 (1.86%) CMS
7 6 (1.86%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.24%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.93%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.31%) Tornado
Applications
1 10 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.17%) Gliffy
3 3 (0.93%) MS Office
3 3 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) InDesign
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.31%) Google Play
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.04%) LDAP
2 10 (3.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.86%) SNMP
3 6 (1.86%) VoIP
4 2 (0.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (27.02%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.87%) MongoDB
3 31 (9.63%) NoSQL
3 31 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (8.07%) MySQL
5 20 (6.21%) Oracle Database
6 18 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 18 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.28%) Redis
7 17 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (4.35%) RDBMS
9 13 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
9 13 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (3.73%) Oracle9i Database
11 11 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.48%) Base SAS
13 8 (2.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 7 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (1.55%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 72 (22.36%) Selenium
2 55 (17.08%) Cucumber
3 51 (15.84%) Visual Studio
4 30 (9.32%) Git (software)
5 21 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (6.21%) MbUnit
6 20 (6.21%) MSTest
6 20 (6.21%) NUnit
7 17 (5.28%) Eclipse
8 14 (4.35%) Maven
9 13 (4.04%) Ant
9 13 (4.04%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (4.04%) Subversion
10 11 (3.42%) JIRA
11 10 (3.11%) SpecFlow
12 9 (2.80%) Hudson
12 9 (2.80%) JUnit
13 7 (2.17%) DbUnit
13 7 (2.17%) Jenkins
13 7 (2.17%) Spock
General
1 40 (12.42%) Legal
2 32 (9.94%) Finance
3 18 (5.59%) Back Office
4 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.93%) Advertising
5 3 (0.93%) Banking
5 3 (0.93%) Publishing
6 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.62%) Retail
6 2 (0.62%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (36.02%) jQuery
2 99 (30.75%) .NET
3 93 (28.88%) CSS
4 92 (28.57%) HTML
5 42 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 42 (13.04%) WCF
6 41 (12.73%) HTML5
7 38 (11.80%) AngularJS
8 37 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 37 (11.49%) XML
9 36 (11.18%) ASP.NET
10 34 (10.56%) Entity Framework
11 32 (9.94%) CSS3
12 30 (9.32%) RESTful
13 27 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (8.07%) Mojolicious
15 25 (7.76%) KnockoutJS
16 24 (7.45%) REST
17 23 (7.14%) Ajax
17 23 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.59%) NHS
2 12 (3.73%) e-Learning
3 7 (2.17%) AS400
3 7 (2.17%) Replication
4 4 (1.24%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.24%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.24%) User Experience
5 3 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.62%) iPad
6 2 (0.62%) W3C
7 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.31%) DTV
7 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.31%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.31%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 77 (23.91%) Unix
2 48 (14.91%) Windows
3 7 (2.17%) Linux
4 5 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.24%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (34.16%) TDD
3 97 (30.12%) OO
4 75 (23.29%) Web Development
5 74 (22.98%) MVC
5 74 (22.98%) Software Engineering
6 65 (20.19%) Unit Testing
7 62 (19.25%) Scrum
8 37 (11.49%) OOP
9 29 (9.01%) BDD
10 26 (8.07%) DevOps
11 24 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (6.21%) ATDD
12 20 (6.21%) Test-First Development
13 16 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (4.97%) Front End Development
13 16 (4.97%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.66%) Document Management
15 14 (4.35%) Change Control
15 14 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 134 (41.61%) JavaScript
2 98 (30.43%) SQL
3 97 (30.12%) C#
4 89 (27.64%) Java
5 71 (22.05%) Perl
6 34 (10.56%) PHP
7 22 (6.83%) Scala
8 21 (6.52%) TypeScript
9 20 (6.21%) PL/SQL
10 19 (5.90%) Go
10 19 (5.90%) T-SQL
11 13 (4.04%) ABAP
12 10 (3.11%) C
12 10 (3.11%) C++
13 7 (2.17%) RPG
13 7 (2.17%) SAPscript
14 5 (1.55%) ANSI SQL
14 5 (1.55%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.55%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (22.05%) Security Cleared
2 43 (13.35%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (3.73%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.55%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.86%) QA
3 5 (1.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) WAI
5 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.52%) Oracle
3 15 (4.66%) SAP
4 10 (3.11%) Adobe
4 10 (3.11%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.80%) ILOG
5 9 (2.80%) Splunk
6 7 (2.17%) Kofax
7 6 (1.86%) Coverity
7 6 (1.86%) Lotus
7 6 (1.86%) Zend
8 4 (1.24%) Google
9 3 (0.93%) Cognos
9 3 (0.93%) IBM
10 2 (0.62%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.62%) Tableau
11 1 (0.31%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.31%) Kony
11 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.31%) Xamarin
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Day Rate on offer
Posted: 22 hours ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago