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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 171 108 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.22% 18.69% 23.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.56% 20.07% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 85 66
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 - £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.36 - £25.00
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
669 538 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.76% 93.08% 91.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 334 269
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +3 131 £313 +0.80% 58
West Wales +3 16 £255 -15.00% 1
North Wales - - - - 12
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (48.10%) Java
2 118 (34.40%) SQL
3 102 (29.74%) HTML
4 101 (29.45%) Web Services
5 100 (29.15%) JavaScript
6 84 (24.49%) XML
7 81 (23.62%) .NET
8 77 (22.45%) TDD
9 76 (22.16%) CSS
10 75 (21.87%) Spring
11 69 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
12 66 (19.24%) SQL Server
13 61 (17.78%) Security Cleared
14 60 (17.49%) BDD
15 52 (15.16%) J2EE
15 52 (15.16%) C#
15 52 (15.16%) OO
16 51 (14.87%) MVC
16 51 (14.87%) Scala
16 51 (14.87%) jQuery
17 49 (14.29%) SC Cleared
18 45 (13.12%) Hibernate
18 45 (13.12%) ASP.NET
19 43 (12.54%) Relational Database
20 41 (11.95%) Microsoft
21 40 (11.66%) PHP
22 36 (10.50%) XSLT
23 35 (10.20%) Finance
23 35 (10.20%) REST
24 34 (9.91%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (6.71%) WebSphere
2 20 (5.83%) FileNet
3 16 (4.66%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.50%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.33%) CMS
6 7 (2.04%) ArcGIS
6 7 (2.04%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.04%) Drupal
6 7 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.46%) Node.js
8 4 (1.17%) Confluence
8 4 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.17%) Apache
9 3 (0.87%) OpenROAD
9 3 (0.87%) IIS
9 3 (0.87%) Moodle
9 3 (0.87%) Kentico
10 2 (0.58%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (5.54%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Trello
3 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.92%) HTTP
2 7 (2.04%) Intranet
3 3 (0.87%) SMS
4 2 (0.58%) SSL
4 2 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) LDAP
5 1 (0.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.54%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (6.41%) RDBMS
5 21 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 19 (5.54%) CouchDB
7 13 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.79%) MySQL
7 13 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.04%) Ingres
10 7 (2.04%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.75%) DB2
12 5 (1.46%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.87%) Star Schema
14 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.87%) DTS
Development Applications
1 30 (8.75%) Subversion
2 25 (7.29%) JUnit
3 24 (7.00%) Selenium
3 24 (7.00%) Visual Studio
4 20 (5.83%) Maven
5 18 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (4.37%) Git (software)
7 14 (4.08%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.50%) Ant
9 10 (2.92%) Jasmine
10 9 (2.62%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.62%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.33%) Hudson
11 8 (2.33%) JIRA
12 6 (1.75%) Apache Ivy
13 5 (1.46%) JBehave
13 5 (1.46%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.46%) CA Gen
14 4 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (10.20%) Finance
2 9 (2.62%) Banking
3 7 (2.04%) Marketing
4 4 (1.17%) Retail
4 4 (1.17%) Legal
5 3 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.58%) Front Office
6 2 (0.58%) Publishing
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (29.74%) HTML
2 101 (29.45%) Web Services
3 84 (24.49%) XML
4 81 (23.62%) .NET
5 76 (22.16%) CSS
6 75 (21.87%) Spring
7 52 (15.16%) J2EE
8 51 (14.87%) jQuery
9 45 (13.12%) Hibernate
9 45 (13.12%) ASP.NET
10 36 (10.50%) XSLT
11 35 (10.20%) REST
12 34 (9.91%) HTML5
12 34 (9.91%) Play Framework
13 31 (9.04%) Ajax
14 30 (8.75%) SOAP
15 29 (8.45%) Akka
16 25 (7.29%) CSS3
17 23 (6.71%) Struts
18 20 (5.83%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.66%) Open Source
2 10 (2.92%) GIS
3 4 (1.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (0.58%) Informatics
4 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.58%) W3C
5 1 (0.29%) AS400
5 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.29%) Statistics
5 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.29%) iPhone
5 1 (0.29%) iSeries
5 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.00%) UNIX
2 17 (4.96%) Linux
3 14 (4.08%) Windows
4 8 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.04%) AIX
6 6 (1.75%) Android
7 4 (1.17%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.58%) Solaris
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (22.45%) TDD
2 69 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (17.49%) BDD
4 52 (15.16%) OO
5 51 (14.87%) MVC
6 31 (9.04%) Scrum
7 27 (7.87%) Web Development
8 20 (5.83%) Unit Testing
9 19 (5.54%) Process Management
10 18 (5.25%) Software Engineering
11 17 (4.96%) Configuration Management
11 17 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (4.96%) UML
12 16 (4.66%) SOA
13 13 (3.79%) Pair Programming
14 12 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (3.50%) RAD
14 12 (3.50%) Web Design
15 11 (3.21%) OOP
15 11 (3.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 165 (48.10%) Java
2 118 (34.40%) SQL
3 100 (29.15%) JavaScript
4 52 (15.16%) C#
5 51 (14.87%) Scala
6 40 (11.66%) PHP
7 14 (4.08%) Perl
8 13 (3.79%) C++
9 9 (2.62%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.04%) C
10 7 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.46%) XPath
11 5 (1.46%) Ruby
11 5 (1.46%) Python
11 5 (1.46%) VC++
12 4 (1.17%) Groovy
12 4 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.87%) COBOL
13 3 (0.87%) PHP5
13 3 (0.87%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 61 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 49 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.17%) MCTS
5 3 (0.87%) Degree
5 3 (0.87%) MCSD
6 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.75%) WCAG
1 6 (1.75%) WAI
2 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.58%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.58%) Kibana
2 2 (0.58%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 41 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.04%) Oracle
3 25 (7.29%) IBM
4 15 (4.37%) Zend
5 13 (3.79%) Cognos
6 7 (2.04%) Thunderhead
7 6 (1.75%) CA
8 5 (1.46%) ESRI
8 5 (1.46%) JBoss
8 5 (1.46%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.46%) Sitecore
9 4 (1.17%) Twitter
10 3 (0.87%) SAP
11 2 (0.58%) HP
12 1 (0.29%) Google
12 1 (0.29%) Informatica
12 1 (0.29%) Citrix
12 1 (0.29%) Talend
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