The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 56 36 47
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.74% 1.93% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 2.07% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
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£323 £308 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% -1.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
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
525 386 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.69% 93.24% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 199 229
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.16 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.80 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £24.70 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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 18 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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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 -17 3 £350 +13.82% 4
Newport - - - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Vale of Glamorgan - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) MVC
4 9 (52.94%) HTML5
5 8 (47.06%) PHP
6 7 (41.18%) OO
6 7 (41.18%) Python
6 7 (41.18%) Ruby
6 7 (41.18%) jQuery
7 6 (35.29%) Ajax
7 6 (35.29%) CSS3
8 5 (29.41%) .NET
8 5 (29.41%) TDD
9 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
9 4 (23.53%) BDD
9 4 (23.53%) Scala
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 3 (17.65%) XML
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
10 3 (17.65%) C#
10 3 (17.65%) Finance
10 3 (17.65%) Web Design
10 3 (17.65%) OOP
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
10 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (17.65%) QUnit

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 3 (17.65%) QUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Jasmine
2 3 (17.65%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) Trac
3 2 (11.76%) Hudson
3 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.88%) Grunt
4 1 (5.88%) PhantomJS
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 9 (52.94%) HTML5
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) Ajax
5 6 (35.29%) CSS3
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
8 3 (17.65%) XML
8 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
8 3 (17.65%) Sass
9 2 (11.76%) WCF
9 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
9 2 (11.76%) RESTful
9 2 (11.76%) XHTML
10 1 (5.88%) SOAP
10 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
10 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) W3C
1 2 (11.76%) DTV
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
1 3 (17.65%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Web Design
6 3 (17.65%) OOP
6 3 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.76%) SOA
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) CRM
8 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.88%) RAD
8 1 (5.88%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 7 (41.18%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Ruby
4 4 (23.53%) Scala
5 3 (17.65%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSD
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Zend