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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 187 248 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.50% 41.26% 26.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.51% 42.91% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 201 116
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £285 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.22% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +13.71%
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
613 578 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.69% 96.17% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 442 385
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 34
Median hourly rate £15.77 £14.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.35 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 84 £375 +13.20% 19
Newport +1 53 £494 +14.82% 7
Neath Port Talbot -2 1 - -
Bridgend -8 1 £313 -21.87% 2
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 153 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (42.12%) Java
3 90 (30.82%) JavaScript
4 88 (30.14%) HTML
4 88 (30.14%) TDD
5 76 (26.03%) CSS
6 75 (25.68%) Scrum
7 65 (22.26%) SQL
8 58 (19.86%) BDD
9 53 (18.15%) Web Development
10 48 (16.44%) JSON
11 47 (16.10%) C#
12 45 (15.41%) .NET
12 45 (15.41%) Security Cleared
13 43 (14.73%) Relational Database
14 40 (13.70%) SQL Server
15 38 (13.01%) Web Services
15 38 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (13.01%) RESTful
15 38 (13.01%) REST
16 36 (12.33%) AngularJS
17 35 (11.99%) Jenkins
17 35 (11.99%) Software Engineering
18 34 (11.64%) HTML5
19 32 (10.96%) Kanban
20 31 (10.62%) ASP.NET
20 31 (10.62%) HTTP
21 30 (10.27%) jQuery
21 30 (10.27%) MongoDB
21 30 (10.27%) DevOps

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 18 (6.16%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.08%) SAS
4 8 (2.74%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.37%) Apache
6 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.37%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.03%) Liferay
8 2 (0.68%) CMS
8 2 (0.68%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.68%) IIS
8 2 (0.68%) JBoss
8 2 (0.68%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.68%) WordPress
9 1 (0.34%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.34%) MS Project
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.71%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Heroku
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.62%) HTTP
2 4 (1.37%) SNMP
2 4 (1.37%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.37%) VoIP
3 2 (0.68%) Extranet
3 2 (0.68%) Intranet
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) Network Security
4 1 (0.34%) SAN
4 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.73%) Relational Database
2 40 (13.70%) SQL Server
3 30 (10.27%) MongoDB
4 23 (7.88%) NoSQL
5 22 (7.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.11%) Big Data
9 12 (4.11%) Neo4j
9 12 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (3.77%) Couchbase
11 9 (3.08%) MySQL
11 9 (3.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (2.74%) Base SAS
13 7 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (2.05%) Hadoop
14 6 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 35 (11.99%) Jenkins
2 28 (9.59%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.16%) Visual Studio
4 16 (5.48%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.42%) JUnit
5 10 (3.42%) NUnit
5 10 (3.42%) Selenium
6 9 (3.08%) Maven
6 9 (3.08%) Subversion
7 8 (2.74%) Mercurial
7 8 (2.74%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.05%) JIRA
8 6 (2.05%) MbUnit
8 6 (2.05%) MSTest
8 6 (2.05%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (1.71%) JBehave
10 4 (1.37%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.37%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (1.03%) StarTeam
General
1 23 (7.88%) Finance
2 14 (4.79%) Marketing
3 10 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.08%) Electronics
4 9 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.40%) Publishing
6 4 (1.37%) Advertising
7 3 (1.03%) Retail
8 2 (0.68%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Military
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (30.14%) HTML
2 76 (26.03%) CSS
3 48 (16.44%) JSON
4 45 (15.41%) .NET
5 38 (13.01%) REST
5 38 (13.01%) RESTful
5 38 (13.01%) Web Services
6 36 (12.33%) AngularJS
7 34 (11.64%) HTML5
8 31 (10.62%) ASP.NET
9 30 (10.27%) jQuery
10 28 (9.59%) CSS3
10 28 (9.59%) XML
11 27 (9.25%) Spring
12 18 (6.16%) WCF
13 17 (5.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (4.45%) Hibernate
14 13 (4.45%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (4.11%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.74%) AS400
3 7 (2.40%) User Experience
4 6 (2.05%) Telematics
5 5 (1.71%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.37%) W3C
7 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.03%) iPad
7 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.68%) Informatics
8 2 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.34%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) Fintech
9 1 (0.34%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.34%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (7.88%) Linux
2 20 (6.85%) Windows
3 18 (6.16%) Unix
4 7 (2.40%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.37%) Android
5 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (30.14%) TDD
3 75 (25.68%) Scrum
4 58 (19.86%) BDD
5 53 (18.15%) Web Development
6 38 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (11.99%) Software Engineering
8 32 (10.96%) Kanban
9 30 (10.27%) DevOps
10 28 (9.59%) MVC
10 28 (9.59%) Open Source
11 25 (8.56%) OWASP
12 24 (8.22%) Configuration Management
13 23 (7.88%) Microservices
13 23 (7.88%) OO
14 21 (7.19%) Secure Coding
15 19 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (6.51%) Unit Testing
16 18 (6.16%) Automated Testing
16 18 (6.16%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 123 (42.12%) Java
2 90 (30.82%) JavaScript
3 65 (22.26%) SQL
4 47 (16.10%) C#
5 24 (8.22%) Scala
6 23 (7.88%) Python
7 14 (4.79%) Go
8 13 (4.45%) TypeScript
9 9 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.74%) PHP
10 8 (2.74%) RPG
11 7 (2.40%) C++
12 6 (2.05%) C
13 5 (1.71%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.71%) Ruby
13 5 (1.71%) VB
14 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.03%) ABAP
16 2 (0.68%) PHP 5
16 2 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (15.41%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.03%) Degree
4 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.68%) MCSD
6 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) MCAD
6 1 (0.34%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.34%) MCITP
6 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) WAI
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.34%) HDFS
3 1 (0.34%) vCloud
3 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.45%) Ansible
2 1 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.34%) Oozie
2 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.79%) SAP
3 11 (3.77%) Oracle
4 8 (2.74%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.05%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.71%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.71%) Splunk
7 4 (1.37%) Cognos
8 3 (1.03%) Coverity
8 3 (1.03%) VMware
9 2 (0.68%) OpenText
9 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.68%) Zend
10 1 (0.34%) Google
10 1 (0.34%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.34%) IBM
10 1 (0.34%) Informatica
10 1 (0.34%) RedGate
10 1 (0.34%) Tableau
10 1 (0.34%) Teradata
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