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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 176 115 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.98% 20.46% 23.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.43% 22.07% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 89 69
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£338 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 £13.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.48% -46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £13.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.36 £13.50 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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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
692 521 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.28% 92.70% 92.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 326 275
Average daily rate £350 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.87 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.25 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +1 134 £325 +3.17% 59
West Wales 0 9 £255 -15.00% 11
North Wales - - - - 7
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 173 (49.86%) Java
2 148 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (33.14%) SQL
4 113 (32.56%) Web Services
5 102 (29.39%) HTML
6 99 (28.53%) JavaScript
7 95 (27.38%) XML
8 84 (24.21%) .NET
9 83 (23.92%) TDD
10 82 (23.63%) Spring
11 75 (21.61%) CSS
12 74 (21.33%) SQL Server
13 73 (21.04%) Security Cleared
14 64 (18.44%) J2EE
15 62 (17.87%) SC Cleared
16 60 (17.29%) OO
17 59 (17.00%) BDD
18 55 (15.85%) Hibernate
19 51 (14.70%) C#
20 50 (14.41%) MVC
20 50 (14.41%) jQuery
21 49 (14.12%) Microsoft
22 47 (13.54%) ASP.NET
22 47 (13.54%) XSLT
22 47 (13.54%) Scala
23 43 (12.39%) Scrum
24 38 (10.95%) Subversion
24 38 (10.95%) SOAP
24 38 (10.95%) PHP
24 38 (10.95%) Relational Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 28 (8.07%) FileNet
2 23 (6.63%) WebSphere
3 16 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.46%) WebLogic
4 12 (3.46%) Confluence
5 8 (2.31%) ArcGIS
5 8 (2.31%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.73%) Drupal
6 6 (1.73%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.73%) CMS
6 6 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.15%) Node.js
8 4 (1.15%) Apache
9 3 (0.86%) IIS
9 3 (0.86%) OpenROAD
9 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.86%) Moodle
10 2 (0.58%) CICS
10 2 (0.58%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.88%) HTTP
2 5 (1.44%) Intranet
3 3 (0.86%) SMS
4 2 (0.58%) SSL
4 2 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) Network Security
5 1 (0.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.95%) Relational Database
3 29 (8.36%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (5.19%) CouchDB
5 18 (5.19%) RDBMS
6 14 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.75%) MySQL
7 13 (3.75%) NoSQL
7 13 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.59%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.31%) DB2
11 4 (1.15%) MS Access
12 3 (0.86%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 38 (10.95%) Subversion
2 28 (8.07%) Maven
3 25 (7.20%) JUnit
4 24 (6.92%) Visual Studio
4 24 (6.92%) Selenium
5 22 (6.34%) Jenkins
6 17 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (4.61%) Hudson
7 16 (4.61%) JIRA
8 15 (4.32%) Git (software)
9 12 (3.46%) Ant
10 10 (2.88%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.59%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.59%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.73%) Apache Ivy
13 5 (1.44%) CA Gen
13 5 (1.44%) JBehave
13 5 (1.44%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 33 (9.51%) Finance
2 9 (2.59%) Banking
3 7 (2.02%) Marketing
4 4 (1.15%) Retail
5 3 (0.86%) Advertising
5 3 (0.86%) Legal
5 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.86%) Front Office
6 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (32.56%) Web Services
2 102 (29.39%) HTML
3 95 (27.38%) XML
4 84 (24.21%) .NET
5 82 (23.63%) Spring
6 75 (21.61%) CSS
7 64 (18.44%) J2EE
8 55 (15.85%) Hibernate
9 50 (14.41%) jQuery
10 47 (13.54%) XSLT
10 47 (13.54%) ASP.NET
11 38 (10.95%) SOAP
12 35 (10.09%) HTML5
12 35 (10.09%) REST
13 32 (9.22%) Ajax
14 31 (8.93%) Play Framework
15 28 (8.07%) JSF
16 26 (7.49%) CSS3
16 26 (7.49%) Akka
17 23 (6.63%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.65%) Open Source
2 12 (3.46%) User Experience
3 11 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.88%) GIS
5 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.15%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.58%) NHS
6 2 (0.58%) W3C
6 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.58%) Informatics
6 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.29%) iPhone
7 1 (0.29%) iSeries
7 1 (0.29%) AS400
7 1 (0.29%) Statistics
7 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.48%) UNIX
2 14 (4.03%) Linux
3 10 (2.88%) Windows
4 8 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.73%) Android
6 3 (0.86%) AIX
7 2 (0.58%) Solaris
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (23.92%) TDD
3 60 (17.29%) OO
4 59 (17.00%) BDD
5 50 (14.41%) MVC
6 43 (12.39%) Scrum
7 26 (7.49%) Web Development
8 25 (7.20%) Configuration Management
9 21 (6.05%) Pair Programming
10 20 (5.76%) Unit Testing
10 20 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (5.19%) Process Management
12 17 (4.90%) UML
13 16 (4.61%) SOA
13 16 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (4.61%) Software Engineering
14 14 (4.03%) Release Management
14 14 (4.03%) OOA/OOD
14 14 (4.03%) DevOps
15 13 (3.75%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 173 (49.86%) Java
2 115 (33.14%) SQL
3 99 (28.53%) JavaScript
4 51 (14.70%) C#
5 47 (13.54%) Scala
6 38 (10.95%) PHP
7 15 (4.32%) Perl
8 13 (3.75%) C++
9 10 (2.88%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.31%) Python
11 7 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.02%) Ruby
11 7 (2.02%) XPath
12 5 (1.44%) VC++
13 4 (1.15%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.15%) Groovy
14 3 (0.86%) PHP5
14 3 (0.86%) PHP4
14 3 (0.86%) VB
14 3 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 73 (21.04%) Security Cleared
2 62 (17.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.86%) MCTS
4 3 (0.86%) Degree
5 2 (0.58%) MCSD
5 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.73%) WCAG
1 6 (1.73%) WAI
2 2 (0.58%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.58%) Kibana
2 2 (0.58%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 49 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.80%) Oracle
3 33 (9.51%) IBM
4 13 (3.75%) Cognos
5 12 (3.46%) Zend
5 12 (3.46%) Twitter
6 7 (2.02%) Thunderhead
7 6 (1.73%) CA
8 5 (1.44%) JBoss
8 5 (1.44%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.44%) ESRI
8 5 (1.44%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.86%) SAP
10 2 (0.58%) HP
11 1 (0.29%) Citrix
11 1 (0.29%) Informatica
11 1 (0.29%) Talend
11 1 (0.29%) Google
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