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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 228 177 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.46% 21.93% 15.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.40% 23.54% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 125 52
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£375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £20.70 £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -19.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £26.05 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.14 £30.25 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
Developer
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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
726 752 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.80% 93.18% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 466 235
Average daily rate £365 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £10.85 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £25.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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 +3 171 £388 +3.33% 42
West Wales -3 19 £363 -14.70% 3
North Wales -1 3 £350 +27.27% 2
Developer
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 174 (42.75%) SQL
2 151 (37.10%) SQL Server
3 140 (34.40%) .NET
3 140 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (28.75%) Security Cleared
5 113 (27.76%) C#
6 105 (25.80%) SC Cleared
7 92 (22.60%) Java
8 86 (21.13%) ASP.NET
9 83 (20.39%) Microsoft
10 81 (19.90%) HTML
11 80 (19.66%) Scrum
12 75 (18.43%) MVC
12 75 (18.43%) CSS
13 72 (17.69%) JavaScript
14 66 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
15 65 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 64 (15.72%) Web Services
17 63 (15.48%) XML
17 63 (15.48%) Oracle
17 63 (15.48%) Visual Studio
18 62 (15.23%) SQL Server 2008
19 60 (14.74%) .NET Framework
20 53 (13.02%) Unit Testing
21 51 (12.53%) TDD
22 49 (12.04%) SOAP
23 45 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
24 44 (10.81%) Spring
25 43 (10.57%) PL/SQL
25 43 (10.57%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 40 (9.83%) IIS
2 33 (8.11%) JBoss
2 33 (8.11%) SharePoint
3 27 (6.63%) WebSphere
4 19 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.19%) FileNet
6 10 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.47%) Apache
8 4 (0.98%) CMS
8 4 (0.98%) OpenROAD
9 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.74%) Node.js
9 3 (0.74%) nginx
9 3 (0.74%) Drupal
9 3 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.74%) SAS
9 3 (0.74%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.49%) ArcSDE
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (6.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) Magento
3 3 (0.74%) Shopify
4 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.25%) Staffware
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.97%) GitHub
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.98%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.47%) HTTP
2 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.74%) Intranet
4 2 (0.49%) LDAP
5 1 (0.25%) DHCP
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) SAN
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 65 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (15.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (6.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 27 (6.63%) Oracle9i Database
6 27 (6.63%) Oracle Database
7 26 (6.39%) PerformancePoint
7 26 (6.39%) OLAP
8 23 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (4.91%) MySQL
10 19 (4.67%) Oracle Database 10g
11 18 (4.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (3.93%) Relational Database
13 15 (3.69%) MongoDB
14 10 (2.46%) RDBMS
15 9 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
16 8 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 66 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (15.48%) Visual Studio
3 28 (6.88%) Subversion
4 19 (4.67%) Eclipse
5 15 (3.69%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.95%) Git (software)
7 11 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.46%) Maven
9 8 (1.97%) JUnit
9 8 (1.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (1.72%) JIRA
11 5 (1.23%) Artifactory
11 5 (1.23%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.74%) Gradle
12 3 (0.74%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.74%) XMLUnit
12 3 (0.74%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.74%) Selenium
General
1 18 (4.42%) Back Office
2 14 (3.44%) Finance
3 8 (1.97%) Legal
4 4 (0.98%) Banking
5 3 (0.74%) Marketing
5 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.74%) Publishing
6 2 (0.49%) Electronics
6 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.25%) Military
7 1 (0.25%) Games
7 1 (0.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (34.40%) .NET
2 86 (21.13%) ASP.NET
3 81 (19.90%) HTML
4 75 (18.43%) CSS
5 64 (15.72%) Web Services
6 63 (15.48%) XML
7 60 (14.74%) .NET Framework
8 49 (12.04%) SOAP
9 44 (10.81%) Spring
10 43 (10.57%) WCF
11 40 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (9.58%) Entity Framework
13 38 (9.34%) jQuery
14 37 (9.09%) HTML5
15 35 (8.60%) REST
16 31 (7.62%) Hibernate
17 27 (6.63%) RESTful
18 26 (6.39%) Java SE
18 26 (6.39%) MDX
19 23 (5.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.16%) NHS
2 15 (3.69%) Mainframe
3 12 (2.95%) User Experience
4 10 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.23%) Open Source
6 4 (0.98%) AS400
6 4 (0.98%) Clustering
6 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.74%) Replication
8 2 (0.49%) GIS
8 2 (0.49%) DTV
8 2 (0.49%) W3C
8 2 (0.49%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.25%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.25%) iSeries
9 1 (0.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.83%) Windows
2 27 (6.63%) UNIX
3 10 (2.46%) Linux
4 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.23%) Android
4 5 (1.23%) AIX
5 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (19.66%) Scrum
3 75 (18.43%) MVC
4 53 (13.02%) Unit Testing
5 51 (12.53%) TDD
6 45 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (7.86%) BDD
8 31 (7.62%) Data Modelling
9 30 (7.37%) CRM
9 30 (7.37%) OO
10 28 (6.88%) ETL
11 22 (5.41%) Software Engineering
12 19 (4.67%) SOA
12 19 (4.67%) Migration
13 14 (3.44%) Workflow
14 13 (3.19%) Automated Testing
15 12 (2.95%) OOP
15 12 (2.95%) Data Migration
16 11 (2.70%) Mentoring
16 11 (2.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 174 (42.75%) SQL
2 113 (27.76%) C#
3 92 (22.60%) Java
4 72 (17.69%) JavaScript
5 43 (10.57%) PL/SQL
6 35 (8.60%) T-SQL
7 25 (6.14%) Scala
8 21 (5.16%) PHP
9 20 (4.91%) Perl
10 15 (3.69%) Ruby
11 13 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.72%) C
12 7 (1.72%) C++
13 4 (0.98%) Python
13 4 (0.98%) Delphi
14 2 (0.49%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.49%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.49%) VBA
14 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.25%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 117 (28.75%) Security Cleared
2 105 (25.80%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.19%) MCDBA
4 12 (2.95%) Degree
5 11 (2.70%) MCITP
6 6 (1.47%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.23%) HL7
3 2 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) vCloud
2 1 (0.25%) vSphere
2 1 (0.25%) Xen
2 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Puppet
1 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.25%) SCOM
1 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 83 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 63 (15.48%) Oracle
3 23 (5.65%) MicroStrategy
4 8 (1.97%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.47%) Teradata
5 6 (1.47%) Zend
6 3 (0.74%) SAP
6 3 (0.74%) Cognos
7 2 (0.49%) Google
7 2 (0.49%) ESRI
7 2 (0.49%) Mapinfo
7 2 (0.49%) CA
7 2 (0.49%) Informatica
7 2 (0.49%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.25%) BEA
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) VMware
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