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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 158 272 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.62% 30.94% 25.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.05% 32.27% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 211 129
Median daily rate £450 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +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
657 843 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 98.21% 95.90% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 608 509
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 28
Median hourly rate £12.38 £11.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -22.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £21.00 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 123 £450 +28.57% 53
West Wales +5 22 £481 +48.07% 8
North Wales - 3 £385 - 1
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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.

1 137 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (39.08%) Java
3 105 (36.97%) JavaScript
4 92 (32.39%) HTML
5 88 (30.99%) CSS
6 69 (24.30%) SQL
7 67 (23.59%) TDD
8 56 (19.72%) SQL Server
9 52 (18.31%) Security Cleared
10 51 (17.96%) Web Development
11 49 (17.25%) .NET
12 48 (16.90%) C#
13 46 (16.20%) Scrum
14 42 (14.79%) jQuery
15 40 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (13.73%) Windows
17 38 (13.38%) Jenkins
18 37 (13.03%) BDD
19 36 (12.68%) HTML5
20 35 (12.32%) Open Source
21 34 (11.97%) MVC
22 32 (11.27%) Unix
22 32 (11.27%) Web Services
22 32 (11.27%) CSS3
23 31 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
23 31 (10.92%) Git (software)
23 31 (10.92%) AngularJS
23 31 (10.92%) Microsoft
24 30 (10.56%) OO
24 30 (10.56%) REST

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 14 (4.93%) Apache
2 10 (3.52%) SAS
3 9 (3.17%) Moodle
3 9 (3.17%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.11%) CMS
6 5 (1.76%) Apache Spark
6 5 (1.76%) Confluence
6 5 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (1.06%) FileNet
8 3 (1.06%) JBoss
8 3 (1.06%) Liferay
8 3 (1.06%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.06%) WordPress
9 2 (0.70%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.35%) InDesign
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.35%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.70%) PaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Google Play
4 1 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.52%) HTTP
1 10 (3.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.11%) SNMP
2 6 (2.11%) VoIP
3 2 (0.70%) SAN
4 1 (0.35%) FTP
4 1 (0.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.35%) Network Security
4 1 (0.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.72%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (8.80%) Relational Database
4 23 (8.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (7.04%) MySQL
6 19 (6.69%) NoSQL
7 17 (5.99%) MongoDB
7 17 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (3.87%) Couchbase
11 10 (3.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 9 (3.17%) Base SAS
12 9 (3.17%) Oracle Database
13 8 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (1.76%) Big Data
15 5 (1.76%) Star Schema
16 4 (1.41%) Hadoop
16 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 38 (13.38%) Jenkins
2 31 (10.92%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.86%) Selenium
4 24 (8.45%) Cucumber
5 22 (7.75%) Visual Studio
6 16 (5.63%) Maven
7 12 (4.23%) JUnit
8 11 (3.87%) Eclipse
8 11 (3.87%) Subversion
9 9 (3.17%) Ant
9 9 (3.17%) MbUnit
9 9 (3.17%) MSTest
9 9 (3.17%) NUnit
9 9 (3.17%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.82%) Mercurial
11 7 (2.46%) JBehave
11 7 (2.46%) JIRA
11 7 (2.46%) SpecFlow
12 6 (2.11%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (2.11%) StarTeam
General
1 19 (6.69%) Finance
2 9 (3.17%) Marketing
3 8 (2.82%) Legal
4 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.76%) Electronics
5 5 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.41%) Advertising
7 3 (1.06%) Banking
7 3 (1.06%) Publishing
8 2 (0.70%) Retail
8 2 (0.70%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
9 1 (0.35%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (32.39%) HTML
2 88 (30.99%) CSS
3 49 (17.25%) .NET
4 42 (14.79%) jQuery
5 36 (12.68%) HTML5
6 32 (11.27%) CSS3
6 32 (11.27%) Web Services
7 31 (10.92%) AngularJS
8 30 (10.56%) REST
9 29 (10.21%) JSON
9 29 (10.21%) XML
10 27 (9.51%) ASP.NET
11 26 (9.15%) Spring
12 22 (7.75%) RESTful
13 19 (6.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (6.69%) WCF
14 16 (5.63%) J2EE
14 16 (5.63%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (4.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.82%) AS400
2 7 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.11%) e-Learning
3 6 (2.11%) Telematics
4 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.41%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.06%) NHS
5 3 (1.06%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.70%) iPad
6 2 (0.70%) User Experience
7 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.35%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.35%) IPTV
7 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.73%) Windows
2 32 (11.27%) Unix
3 17 (5.99%) Linux
4 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (23.59%) TDD
3 51 (17.96%) Web Development
4 46 (16.20%) Scrum
5 40 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (13.03%) BDD
7 35 (12.32%) Open Source
8 34 (11.97%) MVC
9 30 (10.56%) OO
10 28 (9.86%) Software Engineering
11 26 (9.15%) Unit Testing
12 23 (8.10%) DevOps
13 21 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (7.04%) Domain-Driven Design
15 17 (5.99%) Configuration Management
16 15 (5.28%) Kanban
17 14 (4.93%) Automated Testing
17 14 (4.93%) Front End Development
18 13 (4.58%) Change Control
18 13 (4.58%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 111 (39.08%) Java
2 105 (36.97%) JavaScript
3 69 (24.30%) SQL
4 48 (16.90%) C#
5 28 (9.86%) PHP
6 17 (5.99%) Python
6 17 (5.99%) Scala
7 15 (5.28%) Perl
8 13 (4.58%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.87%) PL/SQL
9 11 (3.87%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.52%) C
10 10 (3.52%) C++
11 8 (2.82%) RPG
12 7 (2.46%) VB
13 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.70%) RPG IV
14 2 (0.70%) RPG/400
14 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.70%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) Degree
4 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.70%) MCSD
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.35%) MCAD
5 1 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) WAI
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.11%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.70%) vSphere
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (8.10%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.35%) Oozie
2 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.28%) Oracle
3 8 (2.82%) SAP
3 8 (2.82%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.11%) Cloudera
4 6 (2.11%) Coverity
4 6 (2.11%) Splunk
4 6 (2.11%) Zend
5 5 (1.76%) Adobe
5 5 (1.76%) Cognos
5 5 (1.76%) IBM
6 4 (1.41%) Google
7 3 (1.06%) ILOG
7 3 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.70%) Sage
8 2 (0.70%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.70%) VMware
8 2 (0.70%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.35%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.35%) Kony
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Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £320 per day 3 Month Initial Duration
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Digital Skills
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day Accommodation and Subsistence is paid
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Stott & May
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + expenses (up to £90pd)
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Aim Hire Jobs
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
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LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago