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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 49 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 20 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.47% 2.20% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 2.28% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 3
Average daily rate £326 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £315 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
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
561 483 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.40% 96.79% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 340 230
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 27
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.04% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.12 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -4 17 £325 -10.34% 6
Gwent - 2 £400 -
Bridgend - 1 £160 -
Senior Developer
Wales

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 18 (54.55%) MVC
2 17 (51.52%) C#
2 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) OOP
2 17 (51.52%) OO
3 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 13 (39.39%) HTML
5 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
5 13 (39.39%) CSS
6 12 (36.36%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 12 (36.36%) TDD
7 11 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 11 (33.33%) NHS
7 11 (33.33%) Web Services
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 10 (30.30%) Scrum
9 9 (27.27%) HTTP
9 9 (27.27%) RESTful
10 8 (24.24%) WCF
11 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
11 7 (21.21%) CSS3
11 7 (21.21%) Windows
11 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
12 6 (18.18%) Back Office
12 6 (18.18%) LDAP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) HTTP
2 6 (18.18%) LDAP
3 2 (6.06%) SNMP
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 6 (18.18%) QUnit
2 6 (18.18%) Sinon.JS
2 6 (18.18%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.15%) Hudson
3 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 5 (15.15%) Trac
3 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.06%) MSBuild
6 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (6.06%) StarTeam
7 1 (3.03%) Grunt
7 1 (3.03%) gulp
General
1 6 (18.18%) Back Office
2 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (51.52%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) ASP.NET
2 13 (39.39%) CSS
2 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 11 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 11 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 11 (33.33%) Web Services
4 9 (27.27%) RESTful
5 8 (24.24%) WCF
6 7 (21.21%) CSS3
7 6 (18.18%) Ajax
7 6 (18.18%) HTML5
7 6 (18.18%) jQuery
7 6 (18.18%) RequireJS
7 6 (18.18%) SOAP
7 6 (18.18%) XML
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (15.15%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) NHS
2 4 (12.12%) W3C
3 2 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Android
2 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) MVC
2 17 (51.52%) OO
2 17 (51.52%) OOP
3 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 12 (36.36%) TDD
6 10 (30.30%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Analytics
8 5 (15.15%) BDD
9 4 (12.12%) SOA
9 4 (12.12%) UML
10 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 2 (6.06%) Coaching
11 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.06%) MVVM
11 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
12 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
12 1 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C#
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) PHP
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
6 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.03%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Coverity
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