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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 134 101 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.98% 22.49% 19.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.28% 24.05% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 78 47
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£325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+974.07% -46.00%
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
552 420 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.68% 93.54% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 277 220
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £11.25 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +1 86 £316 +4.46% 39
Newport 0 30 £395 +20.61% 12
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £210 - 1
Torfaen 0 1 £375 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - - 2
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 2
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Gwent - - - -
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 114 (45.97%) Java
2 98 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (37.50%) SQL
4 90 (36.29%) HTML
5 84 (33.87%) JavaScript
6 77 (31.05%) XML
7 71 (28.63%) Web Services
8 69 (27.82%) CSS
9 56 (22.58%) .NET
10 53 (21.37%) SQL Server
11 51 (20.56%) TDD
12 46 (18.55%) Spring
13 41 (16.53%) jQuery
13 41 (16.53%) BDD
14 39 (15.73%) C#
14 39 (15.73%) OO
15 35 (14.11%) ASP.NET
15 35 (14.11%) Security Cleared
15 35 (14.11%) Scala
16 34 (13.71%) HTML5
17 33 (13.31%) J2EE
18 32 (12.90%) Relational Database
19 29 (11.69%) Hibernate
19 29 (11.69%) Scrum
19 29 (11.69%) Finance
19 29 (11.69%) XSLT
20 28 (11.29%) MVC
21 27 (10.89%) Microsoft
21 27 (10.89%) REST
21 27 (10.89%) SC Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (7.66%) WebSphere
2 14 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.24%) FileNet
4 8 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.02%) CMS
8 4 (1.61%) Apache
8 4 (1.61%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.21%) Node.js
9 3 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.21%) IIS
9 3 (1.21%) OpenROAD
10 2 (0.81%) CICS
10 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.81%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.40%) SAS
11 1 (0.40%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.81%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
3 1 (0.40%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.03%) HTTP
2 3 (1.21%) SMS
2 3 (1.21%) Intranet
3 2 (0.81%) Internet
3 2 (0.81%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) LDAP
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (7.26%) MongoDB
4 18 (7.26%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.03%) MySQL
8 9 (3.63%) CouchDB
8 9 (3.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (3.23%) DB2
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.61%) MS Access
12 3 (1.21%) Star Schema
12 3 (1.21%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (1.21%) DTS
12 3 (1.21%) Ingres
12 3 (1.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (9.68%) Subversion
2 20 (8.06%) JUnit
3 19 (7.66%) Selenium
4 17 (6.85%) Maven
4 17 (6.85%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.65%) Git (software)
6 13 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (4.84%) Ant
8 11 (4.44%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.23%) Jasmine
9 8 (3.23%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.42%) Apache Ivy
11 5 (2.02%) Hudson
11 5 (2.02%) JBehave
11 5 (2.02%) JIRA
12 4 (1.61%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.21%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.21%) QUnit
13 3 (1.21%) Sinon.JS
General
1 29 (11.69%) Finance
2 9 (3.63%) Banking
3 6 (2.42%) Marketing
4 4 (1.61%) Retail
5 3 (1.21%) Legal
5 3 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.21%) Front Office
6 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.81%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Local Government
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (36.29%) HTML
2 77 (31.05%) XML
3 71 (28.63%) Web Services
4 69 (27.82%) CSS
5 56 (22.58%) .NET
6 46 (18.55%) Spring
7 41 (16.53%) jQuery
8 35 (14.11%) ASP.NET
9 34 (13.71%) HTML5
10 33 (13.31%) J2EE
11 29 (11.69%) XSLT
11 29 (11.69%) Hibernate
12 27 (10.89%) REST
13 26 (10.48%) Ajax
14 25 (10.08%) SOAP
14 25 (10.08%) CSS3
15 20 (8.06%) Play Framework
16 18 (7.26%) RESTful
16 18 (7.26%) Struts
17 15 (6.05%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.44%) User Experience
1 11 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.82%) Open Source
3 6 (2.42%) GIS
4 4 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.61%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (0.81%) NHS
5 2 (0.81%) W3C
5 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.40%) iPhone
6 1 (0.40%) iSeries
6 1 (0.40%) AS400
6 1 (0.40%) Statistics
6 1 (0.40%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.65%) UNIX
2 13 (5.24%) Linux
3 8 (3.23%) Windows
3 8 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.42%) Android
5 3 (1.21%) AIX
6 2 (0.81%) Solaris
6 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.56%) TDD
3 41 (16.53%) BDD
4 39 (15.73%) OO
5 29 (11.69%) Scrum
6 28 (11.29%) MVC
7 17 (6.85%) UML
8 16 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (6.45%) Web Development
9 15 (6.05%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.24%) Software Engineering
11 12 (4.84%) SOA
11 12 (4.84%) OOP
11 12 (4.84%) RAD
11 12 (4.84%) Coaching
12 10 (4.03%) CRM
12 10 (4.03%) Web Design
13 9 (3.63%) OOD
13 9 (3.63%) Process Management
13 9 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 114 (45.97%) Java
2 93 (37.50%) SQL
3 84 (33.87%) JavaScript
4 39 (15.73%) C#
5 35 (14.11%) Scala
6 22 (8.87%) PHP
7 15 (6.05%) Perl
8 13 (5.24%) C++
9 8 (3.23%) Python
10 7 (2.82%) Ruby
11 6 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.42%) VB.NET
12 5 (2.02%) VC++
13 4 (1.61%) Groovy
13 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.61%) XPath
14 3 (1.21%) PHP5
14 3 (1.21%) PHP4
14 3 (1.21%) VB
15 2 (0.81%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 35 (14.11%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.21%) Degree
4 2 (0.81%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.42%) WCAG
1 6 (2.42%) WAI
2 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.81%) Kibana
2 2 (0.81%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 27 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.68%) Oracle
3 18 (7.26%) IBM
4 13 (5.24%) Cognos
5 7 (2.82%) Thunderhead
6 5 (2.02%) Sitecore
6 5 (2.02%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.61%) JBoss
8 2 (0.81%) SAP
8 2 (0.81%) HP
8 2 (0.81%) ESRI
9 1 (0.40%) Google
9 1 (0.40%) Zend
9 1 (0.40%) Twitter
9 1 (0.40%) Talend
9 1 (0.40%) Citrix
9 1 (0.40%) CA
9 1 (0.40%) Informatica
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