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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 247 166 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.59% 23.55% 18.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.07% 25.00% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 115 87
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
880 664 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.73% 94.18% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 463 340
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.68 £65.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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
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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 191 £325 +4.00% 43
West Wales -2 16 £300 +17.64% 3
Mid Wales -5 5 £344 -8.33%
North Wales - 1 £313 - 1
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 204 (41.13%) SQL
2 202 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (38.51%) SQL Server
4 171 (34.48%) .NET
5 164 (33.06%) C#
6 157 (31.65%) HTML
7 153 (30.85%) Scrum
8 142 (28.63%) Java
9 136 (27.42%) JavaScript
10 133 (26.81%) Web Services
10 133 (26.81%) XML
11 128 (25.81%) Security Cleared
12 118 (23.79%) CSS
13 117 (23.59%) SOAP
14 114 (22.98%) Microsoft
15 109 (21.98%) MVC
15 109 (21.98%) SC Cleared
16 100 (20.16%) Unit Testing
17 98 (19.76%) ASP.NET
18 96 (19.35%) TDD
18 96 (19.35%) Spring
19 85 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
20 76 (15.32%) OO
21 75 (15.12%) .NET Framework
22 74 (14.92%) REST
23 71 (14.31%) Hibernate
24 70 (14.11%) Team Foundation Server
25 69 (13.91%) Visual Studio
25 69 (13.91%) Oracle
26 65 (13.10%) jQuery

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (8.06%) JBoss
2 37 (7.46%) IIS
3 36 (7.26%) Tomcat
4 31 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (4.23%) WebSphere
6 20 (4.03%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.42%) ArcGIS
8 11 (2.22%) Confluence
9 10 (2.02%) Mule
9 10 (2.02%) FileNet
10 8 (1.61%) ArcSDE
11 7 (1.41%) CMS
12 6 (1.21%) Apache
12 6 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (1.21%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.01%) LiveCycle
14 4 (0.81%) Node.js
15 3 (0.60%) nginx
15 3 (0.60%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 21 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.81%) MS Office
3 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Primavera
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.42%) GitHub
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
3 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.06%) HTTP
2 4 (0.81%) Skype
3 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) SAN
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) IPsec
4 1 (0.20%) SNMP
4 1 (0.20%) VoIP
4 1 (0.20%) DHCP
4 1 (0.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (38.51%) SQL Server
2 85 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (11.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (10.08%) Relational Database
5 47 (9.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (9.07%) MySQL
7 32 (6.45%) MongoDB
8 29 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (4.64%) RDBMS
10 16 (3.23%) NoSQL
10 16 (3.23%) Oracle Database
11 15 (3.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 15 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 12 (2.42%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (2.22%) Firebird
14 11 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (2.02%) PerformancePoint
15 10 (2.02%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 70 (14.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 69 (13.91%) Visual Studio
3 44 (8.87%) Subversion
4 39 (7.86%) Eclipse
4 39 (7.86%) Git (software)
5 29 (5.85%) Selenium
5 29 (5.85%) Jenkins
6 24 (4.84%) Maven
7 20 (4.03%) JIRA
8 16 (3.23%) Hudson
9 15 (3.02%) SpecFlow
10 14 (2.82%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.22%) Spock
11 11 (2.22%) Geb
12 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (1.61%) Ant
13 7 (1.41%) JUnit
13 7 (1.41%) Artifactory
14 6 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
14 6 (1.21%) MSBuild
General
1 26 (5.24%) Finance
2 25 (5.04%) Back Office
3 14 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (1.81%) Legal
5 5 (1.01%) Banking
6 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (34.48%) .NET
2 157 (31.65%) HTML
3 133 (26.81%) Web Services
3 133 (26.81%) XML
4 118 (23.79%) CSS
5 117 (23.59%) SOAP
6 98 (19.76%) ASP.NET
7 96 (19.35%) Spring
8 75 (15.12%) .NET Framework
9 74 (14.92%) REST
10 71 (14.31%) Hibernate
11 65 (13.10%) jQuery
12 62 (12.50%) AngularJS
13 60 (12.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (10.28%) WCF
15 47 (9.48%) HTML5
16 39 (7.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 37 (7.46%) Entity Framework
17 37 (7.46%) J2EE
18 36 (7.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.66%) NHS
2 23 (4.64%) User Experience
3 16 (3.23%) AS400
4 15 (3.02%) Mainframe
5 12 (2.42%) GIS
5 12 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.40%) W3C
8 2 (0.40%) Replication
8 2 (0.40%) Clustering
8 2 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.20%) BBC
9 1 (0.20%) CMDB
9 1 (0.20%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.20%) iSeries
9 1 (0.20%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.20%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.47%) Windows
2 23 (4.64%) UNIX
3 13 (2.62%) Linux
4 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.60%) AIX
6 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (30.85%) Scrum
3 109 (21.98%) MVC
4 100 (20.16%) Unit Testing
5 96 (19.35%) TDD
6 76 (15.32%) OO
7 56 (11.29%) BDD
8 44 (8.87%) SOA
9 37 (7.46%) SDLC
10 34 (6.85%) Web Development
11 26 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (4.64%) Software Engineering
12 23 (4.64%) Open Source
13 21 (4.23%) ETL
14 20 (4.03%) CRM
14 20 (4.03%) OOP
15 19 (3.83%) DevOps
16 17 (3.43%) OOA/OOD
16 17 (3.43%) Configuration Management
16 17 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 204 (41.13%) SQL
2 164 (33.06%) C#
3 142 (28.63%) Java
4 136 (27.42%) JavaScript
5 56 (11.29%) T-SQL
6 39 (7.86%) PL/SQL
7 25 (5.04%) Scala
8 23 (4.64%) PHP
9 22 (4.44%) Perl
10 19 (3.83%) VB.NET
11 16 (3.23%) Ruby
12 13 (2.62%) Delphi
13 8 (1.61%) VBA
14 4 (0.81%) VB
14 4 (0.81%) C++
14 4 (0.81%) Python
14 4 (0.81%) VB6
15 2 (0.40%) Jython
15 2 (0.40%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 128 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 109 (21.98%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.62%) MCDBA
3 13 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.22%) MCITP
5 10 (2.02%) Degree
6 5 (1.01%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.81%) HL7
3 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.81%) Shibboleth
2 4 (0.81%) Docker
3 1 (0.20%) vCloud
3 1 (0.20%) Xen
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.81%) Puppet
2 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) Ansible
3 1 (0.20%) Nagios
3 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 114 (22.98%) Microsoft
2 69 (13.91%) Oracle
3 17 (3.43%) Teradata
4 12 (2.42%) ESRI
5 11 (2.22%) Twitter
6 10 (2.02%) IBM
7 5 (1.01%) SAP
7 5 (1.01%) Adobe
8 4 (0.81%) Zend
9 2 (0.40%) Google
9 2 (0.40%) InterSystems
9 2 (0.40%) Sage
9 2 (0.40%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.40%) Cognos
9 2 (0.40%) Tableau
9 2 (0.40%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco
10 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.20%) VMware
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