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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 196 205 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.72% 29.75% 22.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.82% 30.42% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 133 67
Average daily rate £364 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
616 674 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.55% 97.82% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 423 269
Average daily rate £338 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.03 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 162 £364 -3.00% 50
West Wales +5 7 £265 -15.87% 5
North Wales +1 3 - - 7
Mid Wales 0 1 £450 +63.63%
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 243 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (45.29%) SQL
3 172 (35.25%) SQL Server
4 171 (35.04%) JavaScript
5 169 (34.63%) TDD
6 166 (34.02%) .NET
7 161 (32.99%) MVC
8 157 (32.17%) Scrum
9 156 (31.97%) C#
10 154 (31.56%) Java
11 151 (30.94%) HTML
12 148 (30.33%) jQuery
13 146 (29.92%) CSS
14 126 (25.82%) Unit Testing
15 124 (25.41%) OO
16 108 (22.13%) XML
17 104 (21.31%) Web Services
18 98 (20.08%) Security Cleared
19 96 (19.67%) Ajax
20 94 (19.26%) ASP.NET
21 92 (18.85%) .NET Framework
22 91 (18.65%) Git (software)
23 88 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
23 88 (18.03%) REST
24 87 (17.83%) Selenium
25 85 (17.42%) Microsoft
26 83 (17.01%) Software Engineering
27 74 (15.16%) SOAP
27 74 (15.16%) SQL Server 2008
27 74 (15.16%) BDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 59 (12.09%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (7.17%) IIS
3 31 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 24 (4.92%) JBoss
5 16 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.66%) Apache
7 11 (2.25%) FileNet
7 11 (2.25%) Mule
8 10 (2.05%) Confluence
8 10 (2.05%) Node.js
8 10 (2.05%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.84%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.02%) CMS
11 5 (1.02%) LiveCycle
12 4 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.61%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) MS Project
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Primavera
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.02%) GitHub
1 5 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.82%) Office 365
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.74%) HTTP
2 14 (2.87%) LDAP
3 7 (1.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.20%) DHCP
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.20%) IPsec
4 1 (0.20%) Skype
4 1 (0.20%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (35.25%) SQL Server
2 74 (15.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (12.30%) MongoDB
3 60 (12.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (10.45%) NoSQL
5 39 (7.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (7.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 35 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (6.15%) Redis
9 27 (5.53%) Relational Database
10 18 (3.69%) MySQL
11 15 (3.07%) Oracle Database
11 15 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 15 (3.07%) RDBMS
12 10 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.84%) MS Access
14 8 (1.64%) Neo4j
15 6 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
16 5 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 91 (18.65%) Git (software)
2 88 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 87 (17.83%) Selenium
4 72 (14.75%) Visual Studio
5 55 (11.27%) Subversion
6 53 (10.86%) Cucumber
7 36 (7.38%) SpecFlow
8 35 (7.17%) Jenkins
9 25 (5.12%) JIRA
10 24 (4.92%) Hudson
11 21 (4.30%) Eclipse
11 21 (4.30%) Maven
12 14 (2.87%) Jasmine
12 14 (2.87%) QUnit
12 14 (2.87%) Sinon.JS
13 13 (2.66%) Ant
14 10 (2.05%) Spock
15 9 (1.84%) Trac
16 6 (1.23%) Geb
16 6 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (10.66%) Finance
2 37 (7.58%) Back Office
3 33 (6.76%) Legal
4 13 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.02%) Banking
6 3 (0.61%) Advertising
6 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (34.02%) .NET
2 151 (30.94%) HTML
3 148 (30.33%) jQuery
4 146 (29.92%) CSS
5 108 (22.13%) XML
6 104 (21.31%) Web Services
7 96 (19.67%) Ajax
8 94 (19.26%) ASP.NET
9 92 (18.85%) .NET Framework
10 88 (18.03%) REST
11 74 (15.16%) Entity Framework
11 74 (15.16%) SOAP
12 72 (14.75%) Spring
13 69 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 63 (12.91%) WCF
15 59 (12.09%) RESTful
16 55 (11.27%) Hibernate
17 47 (9.63%) HTML5
18 44 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
19 33 (6.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.56%) NHS
2 21 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.30%) User Experience
3 15 (3.07%) AS400
4 8 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (1.43%) W3C
6 6 (1.23%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.02%) Replication
8 4 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.20%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.20%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.20%) iSeries
11 1 (0.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.68%) Unix
2 17 (3.48%) Android
3 15 (3.07%) Apple iOS
3 15 (3.07%) Linux
4 11 (2.25%) Windows
5 5 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (49.80%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (34.63%) TDD
3 161 (32.99%) MVC
4 157 (32.17%) Scrum
5 126 (25.82%) Unit Testing
6 124 (25.41%) OO
7 83 (17.01%) Software Engineering
8 74 (15.16%) BDD
9 64 (13.11%) OOP
10 59 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (10.86%) SOA
12 29 (5.94%) UML
13 28 (5.74%) Web Development
14 23 (4.71%) SDLC
15 21 (4.30%) ETL
16 20 (4.10%) Migration
17 19 (3.89%) Data Modelling
17 19 (3.89%) Software Testing
18 17 (3.48%) Front End Development
18 17 (3.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 221 (45.29%) SQL
2 171 (35.04%) JavaScript
3 156 (31.97%) C#
4 154 (31.56%) Java
5 54 (11.07%) Perl
6 41 (8.40%) Scala
7 38 (7.79%) Go
8 37 (7.58%) T-SQL
9 28 (5.74%) PL/SQL
10 24 (4.92%) PHP
11 16 (3.28%) XPath
12 15 (3.07%) RPG
13 11 (2.25%) C++
13 11 (2.25%) RPG IV
13 11 (2.25%) Ruby
14 9 (1.84%) VC++
15 7 (1.43%) Python
16 6 (1.23%) ANSI SQL
16 6 (1.23%) VBScript
17 5 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 98 (20.08%) Security Cleared
2 67 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (1.23%) Degree
5 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) HND
6 1 (0.20%) MCAD
6 1 (0.20%) MCSD
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 32 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (6.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.61%) QA
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.23%) Shibboleth
3 3 (0.61%) Docker
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.53%) Oracle
3 16 (3.28%) Red Gate
4 15 (3.07%) IBM
5 11 (2.25%) Atlassian
6 9 (1.84%) Lotus
7 8 (1.64%) Informatica
7 8 (1.64%) Teradata
7 8 (1.64%) Twitter
8 6 (1.23%) Adobe
9 5 (1.02%) Zend
10 4 (0.82%) ILOG
10 4 (0.82%) Kofax
10 4 (0.82%) Splunk
11 3 (0.61%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.41%) SAP
12 2 (0.41%) Tableau
13 1 (0.20%) Macromedia
13 1 (0.20%) Sage
13 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 11 days ago
Wales
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago