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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
UK / Wales
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 146 205 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.69% 30.64% 26.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.46% 31.49% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 138 117
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.48% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
650 651 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.58% 97.31% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 461 405
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 35
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 0 125 £425 +13.33% 41
West Wales -17 9 £375 +3.44% 8
North Wales -1 3 £340 - 4
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 235 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (51.37%) Java
3 112 (27.93%) Scrum
4 109 (27.18%) JavaScript
5 108 (26.93%) HTML
6 96 (23.94%) Security Cleared
7 94 (23.44%) SQL
8 91 (22.69%) CSS
9 84 (20.95%) TDD
10 76 (18.95%) Relational Database
11 69 (17.21%) REST
11 69 (17.21%) JSON
12 68 (16.96%) SC Cleared
13 67 (16.71%) Web Services
14 64 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (15.96%) Jenkins
15 60 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
16 57 (14.21%) RESTful
17 56 (13.97%) Linux
18 53 (13.22%) Spring
19 52 (12.97%) Python
20 51 (12.72%) Open Source
21 48 (11.97%) Software Engineering
22 47 (11.72%) XML
22 47 (11.72%) Configuration Management
22 47 (11.72%) BDD
23 46 (11.47%) Cucumber
23 46 (11.47%) .NET
23 46 (11.47%) Web Development
24 44 (10.97%) Unix

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 26 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (6.23%) WebLogic
3 23 (5.74%) Apache Spark
4 15 (3.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (2.99%) SharePoint
6 11 (2.74%) Apache
7 6 (1.50%) Jupyter
8 4 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.00%) CMS
8 4 (1.00%) Liferay
9 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.50%) Confluence
10 2 (0.50%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.50%) SAS
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (3.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 60 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Heroku
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (7.98%) HTTP
2 2 (0.50%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.50%) Extranet
2 2 (0.50%) Intranet
2 2 (0.50%) Wireless
3 1 (0.25%) Network Security
3 1 (0.25%) SNMP
3 1 (0.25%) SSH
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (18.95%) Relational Database
2 43 (10.72%) MongoDB
3 29 (7.23%) SQL Server
4 27 (6.73%) Big Data
4 27 (6.73%) Hadoop
5 25 (6.23%) NoSQL
6 23 (5.74%) MySQL
7 21 (5.24%) Neo4j
8 15 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.24%) HBase
11 9 (2.24%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.50%) QlikView
15 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (1.00%) Event Store
16 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (15.96%) Jenkins
2 46 (11.47%) Cucumber
3 38 (9.48%) Git (software)
4 32 (7.98%) JUnit
5 28 (6.98%) Selenium
6 25 (6.23%) JBehave
7 17 (4.24%) Maven
8 12 (2.99%) NUnit
9 9 (2.24%) JIRA
10 8 (2.00%) MSTest
10 8 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.75%) MSBuild
12 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.50%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.25%) Android Studio
13 5 (1.25%) Grunt
13 5 (1.25%) gulp
14 3 (0.75%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.75%) Protractor
General
1 40 (9.98%) Finance
2 19 (4.74%) Manufacturing
3 17 (4.24%) Marketing
3 17 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.99%) Electronics
5 9 (2.24%) Advertising
6 4 (1.00%) Publishing
7 3 (0.75%) Retail
8 2 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (26.93%) HTML
2 91 (22.69%) CSS
3 69 (17.21%) JSON
3 69 (17.21%) REST
4 67 (16.71%) Web Services
5 57 (14.21%) RESTful
6 53 (13.22%) Spring
7 47 (11.72%) XML
8 46 (11.47%) .NET
9 43 (10.72%) Dropwizard
10 33 (8.23%) jQuery
11 32 (7.98%) ASP.NET
12 27 (6.73%) Hibernate
13 26 (6.48%) HTML5
14 25 (6.23%) Kafka
15 24 (5.99%) AngularJS
15 24 (5.99%) Spring Boot
16 20 (4.99%) CSS3
17 19 (4.74%) iXBRL
18 17 (4.24%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.24%) Algorithms
3 10 (2.49%) User Experience
4 7 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.50%) AS400
6 5 (1.25%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.25%) NHS
7 4 (1.00%) iPad
7 4 (1.00%) W3C
8 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.50%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.50%) Fintech
10 1 (0.25%) Blog
10 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.25%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (13.97%) Linux
2 44 (10.97%) Unix
3 30 (7.48%) Windows
4 16 (3.99%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.00%) Android
6 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (27.93%) Scrum
3 84 (20.95%) TDD
4 64 (15.96%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (12.72%) Open Source
6 48 (11.97%) Software Engineering
7 47 (11.72%) BDD
7 47 (11.72%) Configuration Management
8 46 (11.47%) Web Development
9 43 (10.72%) Microservices
10 41 (10.22%) Domain-Driven Design
11 38 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (9.48%) Mentoring
12 36 (8.98%) Software Delivery
13 31 (7.73%) DevOps
13 31 (7.73%) MVC
13 31 (7.73%) Web Design
14 30 (7.48%) Automated Testing
15 28 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (6.98%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 206 (51.37%) Java
2 109 (27.18%) JavaScript
3 94 (23.44%) SQL
4 52 (12.97%) Python
5 39 (9.73%) C#
6 30 (7.48%) Scala
7 25 (6.23%) Go
8 20 (4.99%) PHP
9 8 (2.00%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.00%) Ruby
10 6 (1.50%) RPG
10 6 (1.50%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.25%) ABAP
11 5 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.00%) R
12 4 (1.00%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.75%) VBA
14 2 (0.50%) C
14 2 (0.50%) C++
14 2 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 68 (16.96%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.25%) Degree
4 5 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.25%) MCITP
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.23%) QA
2 13 (3.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) WAI
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (2.74%) Docker
2 4 (1.00%) HDFS
3 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.50%) Firmware
4 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.25%) vCloud
4 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (10.97%) Ansible
2 5 (1.25%) Puppet
3 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.75%) Oozie
4 3 (0.75%) Terraform
5 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (7.98%) SAP
2 30 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.23%) Cloudera
4 23 (5.74%) Oracle
5 11 (2.74%) Teradata
5 11 (2.74%) Zend
6 10 (2.49%) Sitecore
7 8 (2.00%) Splunk
8 5 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.75%) Google
9 3 (0.75%) VMware
9 3 (0.75%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.50%) Informatica
10 2 (0.50%) OpenText
10 2 (0.50%) RedGate
10 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.25%) Adobe
11 1 (0.25%) Cognos
11 1 (0.25%) IBM
11 1 (0.25%) Sage
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
South Wales
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £170 - £190 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
TRG
Rate: 500-520 Per Day
Posted: 24 days ago