The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 186 119 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.63% 22.58% 23.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.90% 24.04% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 79 69
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£349 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £83.40 £22.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.12 £12.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £132.68 £31.50 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
747 495 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.92% 93.93% 91.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 281 230
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £19.17 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 October 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
South Wales +1 127 £338 +8.87% 68
West Wales -9 31 £400 +45.45% 5
Mid Wales - 3 £375 - 1
North Wales -2 1 - - 8
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 155 (43.91%) Java
2 145 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (38.53%) SQL
4 117 (33.14%) HTML
5 113 (32.01%) Web Services
6 108 (30.59%) XML
7 107 (30.31%) SQL Server
8 101 (28.61%) JavaScript
9 98 (27.76%) Spring
10 91 (25.78%) TDD
11 82 (23.23%) Security Cleared
12 80 (22.66%) CSS
13 74 (20.96%) .NET
14 73 (20.68%) SC Cleared
15 69 (19.55%) Scrum
16 64 (18.13%) Open Source
17 63 (17.85%) J2EE
18 60 (17.00%) MVC
19 59 (16.71%) SOAP
20 58 (16.43%) Microsoft
21 57 (16.15%) OO
21 57 (16.15%) Relational Database
22 55 (15.58%) XSLT
22 55 (15.58%) C#
23 54 (15.30%) REST
23 54 (15.30%) jQuery
24 53 (15.01%) MongoDB
25 52 (14.73%) Hibernate
26 51 (14.45%) Subversion
27 47 (13.31%) Jenkins

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (10.48%) FileNet
2 20 (5.67%) WebSphere
2 20 (5.67%) Confluence
3 16 (4.53%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.68%) JBoss
5 12 (3.40%) IIS
6 9 (2.55%) ArcGIS
7 8 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.27%) Apache
8 7 (1.98%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.13%) CMS
10 4 (1.13%) OpenROAD
10 4 (1.13%) Node.js
11 3 (0.85%) Mule
12 2 (0.57%) CICS
12 2 (0.57%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.57%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.57%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.12%) GitHub
2 10 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.42%) IaaS
3 5 (1.42%) PaaS
3 5 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Trello
5 1 (0.28%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.53%) HTTP
2 13 (3.68%) AMQP
3 4 (1.13%) Intranet
3 4 (1.13%) Internet
4 2 (0.57%) SSL
4 2 (0.57%) SMS
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) Extranet
5 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (30.31%) SQL Server
2 57 (16.15%) Relational Database
3 53 (15.01%) MongoDB
4 34 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (9.07%) RDBMS
6 21 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (5.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (5.38%) NoSQL
8 19 (5.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (4.53%) MySQL
10 14 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (2.83%) DB2
12 10 (2.83%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.70%) DTS
14 5 (1.42%) Hadoop
14 5 (1.42%) CouchDB
14 5 (1.42%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 51 (14.45%) Subversion
2 47 (13.31%) Jenkins
3 29 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 29 (8.22%) Maven
4 27 (7.65%) JIRA
5 26 (7.37%) Selenium
6 25 (7.08%) JUnit
6 25 (7.08%) Hudson
7 20 (5.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (4.82%) Git (software)
9 12 (3.40%) Eclipse
10 8 (2.27%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.98%) Jasmine
11 7 (1.98%) Ant
12 5 (1.42%) CA Gen
13 4 (1.13%) JMeter
13 4 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (1.13%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.13%) QUnit
13 4 (1.13%) Sinon.JS
General
1 26 (7.37%) Finance
2 8 (2.27%) Marketing
3 6 (1.70%) Banking
3 6 (1.70%) Retail
4 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.85%) Advertising
5 3 (0.85%) Front Office
6 2 (0.57%) Electronics
6 2 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (33.14%) HTML
2 113 (32.01%) Web Services
3 108 (30.59%) XML
4 98 (27.76%) Spring
5 80 (22.66%) CSS
6 74 (20.96%) .NET
7 63 (17.85%) J2EE
8 59 (16.71%) SOAP
9 55 (15.58%) XSLT
10 54 (15.30%) REST
10 54 (15.30%) jQuery
11 52 (14.73%) Hibernate
12 46 (13.03%) HTML5
13 45 (12.75%) ASP.NET
14 38 (10.76%) JSON
14 38 (10.76%) CSS3
15 37 (10.48%) AngularJS
16 32 (9.07%) JSF
16 32 (9.07%) Ajax
17 21 (5.95%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 64 (18.13%) Open Source
2 11 (3.12%) Clustering
3 10 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.98%) GIS
4 7 (1.98%) User Experience
5 5 (1.42%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.42%) Replication
6 4 (1.13%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.85%) Mainframe
7 3 (0.85%) NHS
8 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.57%) W3C
8 2 (0.57%) DTV
8 2 (0.57%) Statistics
8 2 (0.57%) Informatics
8 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.50%) UNIX
2 29 (8.22%) Windows
3 22 (6.23%) Linux
4 12 (3.40%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.55%) Android
6 4 (1.13%) AIX
7 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.57%) Solaris
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (41.08%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (25.78%) TDD
3 69 (19.55%) Scrum
4 60 (17.00%) MVC
5 57 (16.15%) OO
6 43 (12.18%) BDD
7 42 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (11.90%) Configuration Management
8 34 (9.63%) SOA
9 26 (7.37%) DevOps
10 22 (6.23%) Software Engineering
10 22 (6.23%) Pair Programming
11 21 (5.95%) OOA/OOD
11 21 (5.95%) Unit Testing
12 20 (5.67%) Release Management
12 20 (5.67%) DSDM
12 20 (5.67%) RUP
13 19 (5.38%) OOP
14 18 (5.10%) ETL
15 17 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 155 (43.91%) Java
2 136 (38.53%) SQL
3 101 (28.61%) JavaScript
4 55 (15.58%) C#
5 38 (10.76%) PHP
6 26 (7.37%) Scala
7 16 (4.53%) Python
8 15 (4.25%) Perl
9 13 (3.68%) T-SQL
10 12 (3.40%) Ruby
10 12 (3.40%) C++
11 9 (2.55%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.27%) XPath
13 7 (1.98%) VB
14 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.42%) VC++
15 4 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.85%) PHP5
16 3 (0.85%) PHP4
16 3 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (23.23%) Security Cleared
2 73 (20.68%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.85%) MCTS
4 3 (0.85%) Degree
5 2 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.57%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) HL7
2 1 (0.28%) WCAG
2 1 (0.28%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) vCloud
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.98%) Hyperic
2 5 (1.42%) Ansible
2 5 (1.42%) Puppet
3 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.57%) CA Endevor
4 2 (0.57%) Kibana
Vendors
1 58 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.61%) IBM
3 36 (10.20%) Oracle
4 19 (5.38%) Twitter
5 11 (3.12%) Cognos
6 9 (2.55%) Business Objects
7 8 (2.27%) VMware
8 7 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.70%) Thunderhead
9 6 (1.70%) ESRI
9 6 (1.70%) CA
10 5 (1.42%) Zend
11 4 (1.13%) BMC
11 4 (1.13%) SAP
11 4 (1.13%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.85%) HP
13 2 (0.57%) Google
13 2 (0.57%) Teradata
14 1 (0.28%) Tableau
14 1 (0.28%) Splunk
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