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 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 46 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.96% 0.65% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.70% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
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£325 £294 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +39.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-48.38% -8.82%
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
532 430 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.83% 93.48% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 278 220
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 27
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 £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -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
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 27 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 -1 7 £300 +2.56% 6
Newport - 2 £385 -
Torfaen - - - -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) HTML5
5 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (33.33%) PHP
5 5 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Scala
6 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (20.00%) QUnit
7 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (20.00%) Sass
7 3 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (20.00%) Java EE
7 3 (20.00%) Android
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) OOP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (20.00%) QUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (20.00%) Ant
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Trac
3 2 (13.33%) Hudson
4 1 (6.67%) PhantomJS
4 1 (6.67%) Grunt
4 1 (6.67%) Xcode
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) Struts
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Spring
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) Java EE
6 3 (20.00%) Sass
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) XML
7 2 (13.33%) XHTML
8 1 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) W3C
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Refactoring
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
2 5 (33.33%) Python
2 5 (33.33%) Ruby
3 4 (26.67%) Scala
3 4 (26.67%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) MUMPS
6 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSD
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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