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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 54 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.49% 1.73% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 1.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate £405 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.59 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -5.88%
Software 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
548 505 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 97.34% 97.30% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 359 226
Average daily rate £339 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 20 26
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 £47.29 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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 -5 12 £380 +20.63% 5
Gwent - 1 £400 -
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (77.78%) C#
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) Unit Testing
3 12 (66.67%) MVC
4 11 (61.11%) OOP
4 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 10 (55.56%) OO
5 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
6 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
8 7 (38.89%) LDAP
8 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
8 7 (38.89%) Back Office
8 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (33.33%) NHS
10 5 (27.78%) HTML
10 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 5 (27.78%) TDD
10 5 (27.78%) WCF
11 4 (22.22%) CSS
11 4 (22.22%) XML
11 4 (22.22%) Windows
11 4 (22.22%) Scrum
12 3 (16.67%) WinForms
12 3 (16.67%) UML
12 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
12 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) MSBuild
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) GoLive
3 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (38.89%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) WCF
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) LINQ
7 3 (16.67%) WinForms
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (11.11%) AutoMapper
8 2 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (11.11%) SOAP
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
9 1 (5.56%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Unit Testing
2 12 (66.67%) MVC
3 11 (61.11%) OOP
4 10 (55.56%) OO
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) UML
9 2 (11.11%) MVVM
9 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 1 (5.56%) Content Management
10 1 (5.56%) DevOps
10 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (5.56%) Project Management
10 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
10 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) C
6 1 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) Go
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Coverity
3 1 (5.56%) Macromedia
3 1 (5.56%) Telerik
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