The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 131 97 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.82% 21.27% 18.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.04% 22.72% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 76 42
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£313 £310 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
545 427 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.95% 93.64% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 278 212
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 86 £300 +5.26% 36
Newport +2 28 £395 +19.24% 13
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £210 - 1
Torfaen -2 1 £375 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 2
Monmouthshire - - - -
Gwent - - - -
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 110 (44.90%) Java
2 95 (38.78%) SQL
3 90 (36.73%) HTML
4 85 (34.69%) JavaScript
5 73 (29.80%) XML
6 70 (28.57%) CSS
7 68 (27.76%) Web Services
8 52 (21.22%) TDD
9 51 (20.82%) .NET
10 50 (20.41%) SQL Server
11 46 (18.78%) Spring
12 42 (17.14%) BDD
13 41 (16.73%) jQuery
14 38 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (15.51%) C#
14 38 (15.51%) OO
14 38 (15.51%) Scala
15 37 (15.10%) Relational Database
16 33 (13.47%) HTML5
17 32 (13.06%) ASP.NET
18 31 (12.65%) Security Cleared
19 30 (12.24%) J2EE
20 29 (11.84%) Finance
21 28 (11.43%) Hibernate
22 27 (11.02%) REST
23 26 (10.61%) MVC
24 25 (10.20%) Microsoft
24 25 (10.20%) XSLT
24 25 (10.20%) Ajax
25 24 (9.80%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (7.76%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.90%) FileNet
4 8 (3.27%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.86%) CMS
6 4 (1.63%) Apache
6 4 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.63%) Node.js
7 3 (1.22%) Kentico
7 3 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.22%) IIS
7 3 (1.22%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.22%) OpenROAD
7 3 (1.22%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.82%) CICS
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.41%) Mule
9 1 (0.41%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.82%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.41%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) Trello
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.08%) HTTP
2 5 (2.04%) Intranet
3 3 (1.22%) SMS
4 2 (0.82%) SSL
4 2 (0.82%) Internet
5 1 (0.41%) LDAP
5 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.10%) Relational Database
3 22 (8.98%) RDBMS
4 19 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (6.94%) MongoDB
6 13 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.08%) MySQL
8 10 (4.08%) CouchDB
9 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.86%) Ingres
11 6 (2.45%) DB2
12 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.22%) MS Access
12 3 (1.22%) DTS
12 3 (1.22%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 23 (9.39%) Subversion
2 20 (8.16%) JUnit
3 19 (7.76%) Selenium
4 16 (6.53%) Maven
4 16 (6.53%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 13 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (4.90%) Ant
8 10 (4.08%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.27%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.27%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.27%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.45%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (2.04%) JBehave
12 4 (1.63%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.63%) Hudson
12 4 (1.63%) JIRA
13 3 (1.22%) Sinon.JS
13 3 (1.22%) QUnit
13 3 (1.22%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (11.84%) Finance
2 9 (3.67%) Banking
3 6 (2.45%) Marketing
4 4 (1.63%) Retail
4 4 (1.63%) Legal
5 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.82%) Front Office
5 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (36.73%) HTML
2 73 (29.80%) XML
3 70 (28.57%) CSS
4 68 (27.76%) Web Services
5 51 (20.82%) .NET
6 46 (18.78%) Spring
7 41 (16.73%) jQuery
8 33 (13.47%) HTML5
9 32 (13.06%) ASP.NET
10 30 (12.24%) J2EE
11 28 (11.43%) Hibernate
12 27 (11.02%) REST
13 25 (10.20%) XSLT
13 25 (10.20%) Ajax
14 24 (9.80%) SOAP
14 24 (9.80%) CSS3
15 22 (8.98%) Play Framework
16 19 (7.76%) RESTful
17 18 (7.35%) Struts
18 17 (6.94%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.45%) GIS
2 4 (1.63%) Visualisation
2 4 (1.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
3 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (0.82%) W3C
3 2 (0.82%) Mainframe
3 2 (0.82%) Open Source
3 2 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.41%) iPhone
4 1 (0.41%) iSeries
4 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.41%) AS400
4 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.76%) UNIX
2 16 (6.53%) Linux
3 12 (4.90%) Windows
4 8 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.86%) AIX
6 6 (2.45%) Android
7 4 (1.63%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.22%) TDD
2 42 (17.14%) BDD
3 38 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.51%) OO
4 26 (10.61%) MVC
5 24 (9.80%) Scrum
6 17 (6.94%) UML
6 17 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (6.94%) Web Development
7 15 (6.12%) Software Engineering
7 15 (6.12%) Unit Testing
8 12 (4.90%) Web Design
8 12 (4.90%) SOA
8 12 (4.90%) RAD
9 11 (4.49%) OOP
10 10 (4.08%) CRM
10 10 (4.08%) Process Management
10 10 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 110 (44.90%) Java
2 95 (38.78%) SQL
3 85 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 38 (15.51%) C#
4 38 (15.51%) Scala
5 22 (8.98%) PHP
6 14 (5.71%) Perl
7 13 (5.31%) C++
8 6 (2.45%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.04%) Python
9 5 (2.04%) VC++
9 5 (2.04%) Ruby
10 4 (1.63%) Groovy
10 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.63%) C
11 3 (1.22%) COBOL
11 3 (1.22%) PHP5
11 3 (1.22%) PHP4
12 2 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (12.65%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.98%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.22%) MCSD
4 3 (1.22%) Degree
5 2 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.45%) WCAG
1 6 (2.45%) WAI
2 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) HL7
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.82%) CA Endevor
2 2 (0.82%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.57%) Oracle
3 17 (6.94%) IBM
4 13 (5.31%) Cognos
5 7 (2.86%) Thunderhead
6 5 (2.04%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.04%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.63%) JBoss
8 2 (0.82%) Zend
8 2 (0.82%) HP
8 2 (0.82%) ESRI
8 2 (0.82%) SAP
9 1 (0.41%) Talend
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix
9 1 (0.41%) CA
9 1 (0.41%) Informatica
9 1 (0.41%) Google
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