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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 52 64 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.57% 0.46% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 0.48% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 14
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£313 £300 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.12% -2.00%
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
564 622 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.58% 95.99% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 409 211
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 23
Average hourly rate £13.70 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +13 11 £313 +4.16% 3
Software Developer
Wales

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 20 (74.07%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) NHS
3 17 (62.96%) SQL
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) XML
6 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
7 8 (29.63%) WCF
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (25.93%) LINQ
8 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
8 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
8 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
8 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
8 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
9 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
9 6 (22.22%) OOP
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) SOAP
9 6 (22.22%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) Drupal
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) RDBMS
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (11.11%) InterBase
4 3 (11.11%) Firebird
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.41%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) XML
3 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (29.63%) WCF
5 7 (25.93%) LINQ
5 7 (25.93%) Entity Framework
5 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
6 6 (22.22%) SOAP
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) WinForms
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (18.52%) RESTful
8 3 (11.11%) WPF
9 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) OOP
2 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) UML
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (7.41%) MVVM
6 2 (7.41%) Information Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 17 (62.96%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) T-SQL
4 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Delphi
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.41%) InterSystems
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