The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 172 89 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.87% 16.57% 24.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.92% 18.02% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 67 78
Average daily rate
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£353 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
719 494 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.61% 91.99% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 291 313
Average daily rate £363 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 33
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £18.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +2 128 £313 +1.62% 51
West Wales +2 25 £400 +34.45% 8
North Wales - - - - 9
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 165 (48.67%) Java
2 114 (33.63%) SQL
3 100 (29.50%) JavaScript
4 99 (29.20%) HTML
5 97 (28.61%) Web Services
6 81 (23.89%) Spring
7 80 (23.60%) TDD
8 78 (23.01%) .NET
9 76 (22.42%) XML
10 73 (21.53%) CSS
11 71 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (18.58%) SQL Server
13 61 (17.99%) BDD
14 59 (17.40%) Security Cleared
15 54 (15.93%) OO
16 53 (15.63%) MVC
16 53 (15.63%) Scala
17 49 (14.45%) C#
18 48 (14.16%) jQuery
19 46 (13.57%) J2EE
19 46 (13.57%) Hibernate
20 45 (13.27%) ASP.NET
21 43 (12.68%) SC Cleared
22 42 (12.39%) Relational Database
23 38 (11.21%) Play Framework
24 36 (10.62%) Finance
25 35 (10.32%) REST
26 34 (10.03%) Akka
27 32 (9.44%) Microsoft
28 31 (9.14%) Oracle

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 22 (6.49%) WebSphere
2 18 (5.31%) FileNet
2 18 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.54%) WebLogic
3 12 (3.54%) CMS
4 10 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.36%) Umbraco
5 8 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.06%) Drupal
7 5 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.47%) Kentico
8 4 (1.18%) Node.js
8 4 (1.18%) IIS
8 4 (1.18%) Apache
8 4 (1.18%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.88%) Moodle
10 2 (0.59%) Confluence
10 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.59%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.29%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.59%) Magento
2 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.36%) HTTP
2 7 (2.06%) Intranet
3 3 (0.88%) Internet
3 3 (0.88%) SSL
3 3 (0.88%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) LDAP
4 1 (0.29%) Extranet
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 42 (12.39%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (6.19%) CouchDB
5 20 (5.90%) MongoDB
6 19 (5.60%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.36%) MySQL
7 8 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.06%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.18%) Ingres
11 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 27 (7.96%) Subversion
2 25 (7.37%) JUnit
3 23 (6.78%) Maven
3 23 (6.78%) Selenium
4 22 (6.49%) Visual Studio
5 18 (5.31%) Ant
5 18 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.24%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.24%) Eclipse
7 10 (2.95%) Jenkins
8 9 (2.65%) Apache Ivy
9 6 (1.77%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.77%) JBehave
10 5 (1.47%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.47%) Hudson
10 5 (1.47%) CA Gen
10 5 (1.47%) JIRA
11 4 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (1.18%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (10.62%) Finance
2 13 (3.83%) Banking
3 8 (2.36%) Marketing
4 7 (2.06%) Legal
5 3 (0.88%) Retail
5 3 (0.88%) Advertising
5 3 (0.88%) Publishing
6 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.29%) Front Office
7 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (29.20%) HTML
2 97 (28.61%) Web Services
3 81 (23.89%) Spring
4 78 (23.01%) .NET
5 76 (22.42%) XML
6 73 (21.53%) CSS
7 48 (14.16%) jQuery
8 46 (13.57%) J2EE
8 46 (13.57%) Hibernate
9 45 (13.27%) ASP.NET
10 38 (11.21%) Play Framework
11 35 (10.32%) REST
12 34 (10.03%) Akka
13 31 (9.14%) SOAP
14 30 (8.85%) HTML5
15 27 (7.96%) XSLT
16 25 (7.37%) Struts
17 24 (7.08%) .NET Framework
18 23 (6.78%) Ajax
19 21 (6.19%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.72%) Open Source
2 8 (2.36%) GIS
3 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.18%) Visualisation
5 3 (0.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.59%) Statistics
6 2 (0.59%) Economics
7 1 (0.29%) IPTV
7 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.29%) NHS
7 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.29%) AS400
7 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.29%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.37%) UNIX
2 14 (4.13%) Linux
3 13 (3.83%) Windows
4 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.18%) AIX
6 3 (0.88%) Android
6 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (23.60%) TDD
2 71 (20.94%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (17.99%) BDD
4 54 (15.93%) OO
5 53 (15.63%) MVC
6 31 (9.14%) Scrum
6 31 (9.14%) Web Development
7 24 (7.08%) Software Engineering
8 22 (6.49%) Process Management
9 19 (5.60%) UML
9 19 (5.60%) Unit Testing
10 17 (5.01%) SOA
11 15 (4.42%) Configuration Management
12 13 (3.83%) Web Design
13 12 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (3.54%) RAD
14 11 (3.24%) Pair Programming
14 11 (3.24%) Workflow
15 10 (2.95%) E-Commerce
15 10 (2.95%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 165 (48.67%) Java
2 114 (33.63%) SQL
3 100 (29.50%) JavaScript
4 53 (15.63%) Scala
5 49 (14.45%) C#
6 31 (9.14%) PHP
7 15 (4.42%) Perl
8 14 (4.13%) C++
9 8 (2.36%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.06%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.77%) XPath
11 6 (1.77%) C
12 5 (1.47%) Groovy
12 5 (1.47%) VC++
13 4 (1.18%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.88%) COBOL
14 3 (0.88%) XQuery
15 2 (0.59%) JCL
15 2 (0.59%) MUMPS
15 2 (0.59%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 59 (17.40%) Security Cleared
2 43 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.47%) MCTS
5 4 (1.18%) Degree
5 4 (1.18%) MCSD
6 3 (0.88%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.77%) WCAG
1 6 (1.77%) WAI
2 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.59%) Kibana
2 2 (0.59%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 32 (9.44%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.14%) Oracle
3 23 (6.78%) IBM
4 19 (5.60%) Zend
5 8 (2.36%) JBoss
6 7 (2.06%) Thunderhead
7 6 (1.77%) Cognos
7 6 (1.77%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.77%) CA
8 3 (0.88%) ESRI
8 3 (0.88%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.88%) SAP
8 3 (0.88%) HP
9 2 (0.59%) Adobe
9 2 (0.59%) Twitter
10 1 (0.29%) Talend
10 1 (0.29%) Informatica
10 1 (0.29%) Citrix
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