The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 131 240 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.77% 27.81% 23.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.53% 28.88% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 176 125
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
Developer
UK

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
534 831 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.91% 96.29% 96.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 565 497
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 32
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.70 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £8.50 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 25 June 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 117 £375 - 24
West Wales +4 8 £450 +9.09% 4
North Wales +3 4 £325 +1.96% 3
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 172 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (42.37%) JavaScript
3 135 (35.53%) jQuery
4 118 (31.05%) TDD
5 114 (30.00%) .NET
6 113 (29.74%) CSS
7 112 (29.47%) SQL
7 112 (29.47%) HTML
8 110 (28.95%) Java
9 108 (28.42%) C#
10 106 (27.89%) OO
11 95 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 90 (23.68%) MVC
13 83 (21.84%) Unix
14 81 (21.32%) Software Engineering
15 80 (21.05%) Web Development
16 79 (20.79%) Perl
16 79 (20.79%) Security Cleared
17 77 (20.26%) Selenium
18 72 (18.95%) Unit Testing
19 65 (17.11%) Scrum
20 59 (15.53%) Cucumber
21 52 (13.68%) Visual Studio
22 51 (13.42%) Windows
22 51 (13.42%) SC Cleared
23 50 (13.16%) Microsoft
24 49 (12.89%) HTML5
25 48 (12.63%) XML
26 44 (11.58%) Legal
26 44 (11.58%) ASP.NET

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (7.37%) Apache
2 17 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.21%) Moodle
4 10 (2.63%) Confluence
4 10 (2.63%) FileNet
4 10 (2.63%) LiveCycle
4 10 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 9 (2.37%) IIS
6 8 (2.11%) JBoss
7 7 (1.84%) CMS
7 7 (1.84%) GeoServer
7 7 (1.84%) SAS
8 6 (1.58%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.32%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.05%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.79%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.84%) Gliffy
3 3 (0.79%) MS Office
3 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.53%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.26%) InDesign
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) Google Play
2 1 (0.26%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.68%) LDAP
2 10 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.84%) HTTP
4 6 (1.58%) SNMP
4 6 (1.58%) VoIP
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 34 (8.95%) NoSQL
4 33 (8.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (7.11%) MySQL
6 24 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (5.53%) Oracle Database
7 21 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (5.26%) Redis
9 19 (5.00%) Relational Database
10 15 (3.95%) RDBMS
11 14 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
13 12 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (3.16%) Oracle9i Database
13 12 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.84%) Base SAS
15 7 (1.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
16 5 (1.32%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 77 (20.26%) Selenium
2 59 (15.53%) Cucumber
3 52 (13.68%) Visual Studio
4 32 (8.42%) Git (software)
5 24 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (5.26%) MbUnit
6 20 (5.26%) MSTest
6 20 (5.26%) NUnit
7 17 (4.47%) Eclipse
8 15 (3.95%) Maven
9 14 (3.68%) Ant
9 14 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (3.68%) Subversion
10 12 (3.16%) JIRA
11 11 (2.89%) SpecFlow
12 10 (2.63%) Hudson
13 9 (2.37%) JUnit
14 7 (1.84%) DbUnit
14 7 (1.84%) Spock
15 6 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (11.58%) Legal
2 39 (10.26%) Finance
3 20 (5.26%) Back Office
4 9 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.32%) Advertising
6 3 (0.79%) Banking
6 3 (0.79%) Publishing
7 2 (0.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.53%) Retail
7 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (35.53%) jQuery
2 114 (30.00%) .NET
3 113 (29.74%) CSS
4 112 (29.47%) HTML
5 49 (12.89%) HTML5
6 48 (12.63%) XML
7 44 (11.58%) .NET Framework
7 44 (11.58%) ASP.NET
7 44 (11.58%) WCF
8 39 (10.26%) AngularJS
9 38 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 38 (10.00%) CSS3
10 37 (9.74%) Entity Framework
11 33 (8.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (8.42%) RESTful
13 29 (7.63%) Spring
14 28 (7.37%) Mojolicious
15 26 (6.84%) KnockoutJS
15 26 (6.84%) REST
16 24 (6.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.00%) NHS
2 12 (3.16%) e-Learning
3 7 (1.84%) AS400
3 7 (1.84%) Replication
4 6 (1.58%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.32%) User Experience
6 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.79%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.53%) iPad
8 2 (0.53%) W3C
9 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.26%) DTV
9 1 (0.26%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.26%) Handset
9 1 (0.26%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 83 (21.84%) Unix
2 51 (13.42%) Windows
3 7 (1.84%) Linux
4 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.05%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.53%) Android
7 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (31.05%) TDD
3 106 (27.89%) OO
4 90 (23.68%) MVC
5 81 (21.32%) Software Engineering
6 80 (21.05%) Web Development
7 72 (18.95%) Unit Testing
8 65 (17.11%) Scrum
9 40 (10.53%) OOP
10 31 (8.16%) BDD
11 29 (7.63%) Front End Development
12 26 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (6.58%) DevOps
14 20 (5.26%) ATDD
14 20 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (5.26%) Test-First Development
15 17 (4.47%) Mentoring
15 17 (4.47%) UML
16 16 (4.21%) Document Management
17 15 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 161 (42.37%) JavaScript
2 112 (29.47%) SQL
3 110 (28.95%) Java
4 108 (28.42%) C#
5 79 (20.79%) Perl
6 36 (9.47%) PHP
7 26 (6.84%) Scala
8 23 (6.05%) Go
9 21 (5.53%) PL/SQL
9 21 (5.53%) T-SQL
9 21 (5.53%) TypeScript
10 18 (4.74%) ABAP
11 16 (4.21%) C++
12 10 (2.63%) C
12 10 (2.63%) SAPscript
13 7 (1.84%) ANSI SQL
13 7 (1.84%) RPG
14 5 (1.32%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.32%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (20.79%) Security Cleared
2 51 (13.42%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (3.16%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.32%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Degree
6 1 (0.26%) MCAD
6 1 (0.26%) MCSD
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.58%) QA
3 2 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
4 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.32%) Oracle
3 19 (5.00%) SAP
4 12 (3.16%) Adobe
5 10 (2.63%) ILOG
5 10 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.63%) Splunk
6 8 (2.11%) IBM
7 7 (1.84%) Kofax
8 6 (1.58%) Coverity
8 6 (1.58%) Lotus
8 6 (1.58%) Zend
9 4 (1.05%) Google
10 3 (0.79%) Cognos
10 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.53%) Sage
11 2 (0.53%) Tableau
12 1 (0.26%) HP
12 1 (0.26%) Informatica
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday