The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 41 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.69% 1.54% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.58% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £388 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -14.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
Senior 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
460 570 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.25% 97.60% 97.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 432 412
Median daily rate £373 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 23
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 £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the South Wales region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the South Wales region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 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 +8 8 £388 +24.00%
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 32 (76.19%) C#
2 31 (73.81%) .NET
3 29 (69.05%) Unit Testing
4 24 (57.14%) MVC
5 23 (54.76%) Visual Studio
6 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
6 20 (47.62%) WCF
6 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (45.24%) HTML
7 19 (45.24%) CSS
7 19 (45.24%) Scrum
8 18 (42.86%) Finance
8 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (42.86%) CSS3
8 18 (42.86%) AngularJS
8 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (40.48%) TypeScript
9 17 (40.48%) KnockoutJS
9 17 (40.48%) ATDD
9 17 (40.48%) MSTest
9 17 (40.48%) HTML5
9 17 (40.48%) MbUnit
9 17 (40.48%) BDD
9 17 (40.48%) jQuery
9 17 (40.48%) Web Development
9 17 (40.48%) TDD
9 17 (40.48%) Test-First Development
9 17 (40.48%) NUnit
10 16 (38.10%) DevOps
10 16 (38.10%) Mentoring

Senior 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 5 (11.90%) Apache
1 5 (11.90%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) LDAP
2 2 (4.76%) SNMP
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (54.76%) Visual Studio
2 17 (40.48%) MbUnit
2 17 (40.48%) MSTest
2 17 (40.48%) NUnit
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.76%) StarTeam
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Grunt
6 1 (2.38%) gulp
6 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (73.81%) .NET
2 20 (47.62%) WCF
3 19 (45.24%) CSS
3 19 (45.24%) HTML
4 18 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (42.86%) CSS3
5 17 (40.48%) HTML5
5 17 (40.48%) jQuery
5 17 (40.48%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 12 (28.57%) Entity Framework
7 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET
8 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (11.90%) LINQ
9 5 (11.90%) WinForms
10 3 (7.14%) Web Services
11 2 (4.76%) AutoMapper
11 2 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
11 2 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) NHS
2 3 (7.14%) e-Learning
3 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Unit Testing
2 24 (57.14%) MVC
3 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (45.24%) Scrum
5 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (40.48%) ATDD
6 17 (40.48%) BDD
6 17 (40.48%) TDD
6 17 (40.48%) Test-First Development
6 17 (40.48%) Web Development
7 16 (38.10%) DevOps
7 16 (38.10%) Mentoring
8 12 (28.57%) OOP
9 9 (21.43%) OO
10 4 (9.52%) Change Control
10 4 (9.52%) ITIL
10 4 (9.52%) UML
11 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) C#
2 20 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 17 (40.48%) TypeScript
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 6 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.76%) C
7 2 (4.76%) C++
7 2 (4.76%) Java
8 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Coverity
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Zend