The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 57 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.35% 4.61% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 4.92% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 1
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£363 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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
545 427 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.95% 93.64% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 278 212
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 26
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 £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Software 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 Software Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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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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 -25 1 £350 +27.27% 2
Torfaen - 1 £375 -
Neath Port Talbot - - - - 1
Newport - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Software Developer
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Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) BPEL
4 1 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Process
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (16.67%) RUP

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Ehcache
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) BPEL
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) RUP
2 1 (16.67%) DSDM
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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