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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 45 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.13% 2.21% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.31% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 5
Median daily rate £513 £323 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.91% +2.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £320 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £373 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +20.00%
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
618 563 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.56% 95.75% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 430 365
Median daily rate £400 £359 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 31
Median hourly rate £15.77 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 6 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
Newport - 11 £500 - 2
Cardiff +14 7 £481 +48.07% 1
Senior Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Java
3 15 (57.69%) TDD
4 10 (38.46%) Scala
4 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) Big Data
6 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 7 (26.92%) BDD
7 7 (26.92%) REST
7 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) Microservices
7 7 (26.92%) Scrum
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (23.08%) RESTful
9 5 (19.23%) Kanban
9 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 5 (19.23%) J2EE
9 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 4 (15.38%) HTML
10 4 (15.38%) Marketing
10 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
10 4 (15.38%) Open Source
10 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
10 4 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (11.54%) Ansible
11 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (11.54%) Web Development

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 4 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) Extranet
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 8 (30.77%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Spark SQL
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) DbUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Grunt
3 2 (7.69%) gulp
3 2 (7.69%) jMock
3 2 (7.69%) JUnit
3 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 2 (7.69%) Mockito
3 2 (7.69%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) Web Services
2 7 (26.92%) REST
3 6 (23.08%) RESTful
4 5 (19.23%) J2EE
5 4 (15.38%) HTML
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
6 3 (11.54%) CSS
6 3 (11.54%) SOAP
6 3 (11.54%) Spring
7 2 (7.69%) Ajax
7 2 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (7.69%) jQuery
7 2 (7.69%) JSON
7 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
7 2 (7.69%) PowerMock
7 2 (7.69%) Sass
7 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
1 2 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) TDD
3 7 (26.92%) BDD
3 7 (26.92%) Microservices
3 7 (26.92%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Kanban
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) Scala
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCDBA
3 1 (3.85%) MCITP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
1 3 (11.54%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) RedGate
3 1 (3.85%) VMware