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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 254 180 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.06% 22.84% 17.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.03% 23.94% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 115 64
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% -19.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £30.25 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £48.05 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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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
793 752 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.85% 95.43% 90.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 470 262
Average daily rate £350 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 30
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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 +2 193 £355 +1.42% 58
West Wales -4 20 £413 +3.12% 5
Mid Wales - 4 £280 - 1
North Wales - 2 £319 -
Developer
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 174 (40.00%) SQL
2 154 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (33.56%) .NET
3 146 (33.56%) SQL Server
4 132 (30.34%) C#
5 113 (25.98%) Java
6 108 (24.83%) Security Cleared
7 100 (22.99%) HTML
8 96 (22.07%) JavaScript
9 93 (21.38%) Web Services
9 93 (21.38%) Scrum
9 93 (21.38%) SC Cleared
10 91 (20.92%) XML
11 90 (20.69%) ASP.NET
12 86 (19.77%) Microsoft
13 80 (18.39%) MVC
14 77 (17.70%) CSS
14 77 (17.70%) SOAP
15 66 (15.17%) Oracle
15 66 (15.17%) Spring
16 65 (14.94%) Visual Studio
17 64 (14.71%) .NET Framework
18 60 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
18 60 (13.79%) TDD
19 59 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
20 56 (12.87%) Unit Testing
21 55 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 49 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC
23 46 (10.57%) OO
24 45 (10.34%) REST

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 42 (9.66%) IIS
2 35 (8.05%) JBoss
3 31 (7.13%) WebSphere
4 27 (6.21%) SharePoint
5 25 (5.75%) Tomcat
6 15 (3.45%) FileNet
7 11 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.07%) ArcGIS
9 6 (1.38%) CMS
9 6 (1.38%) OpenROAD
9 6 (1.38%) Apache
9 6 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.15%) ArcSDE
11 3 (0.69%) Drupal
11 3 (0.69%) SAS
11 3 (0.69%) nginx
11 3 (0.69%) Node.js
11 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.46%) WildFly
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 19 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 19 (4.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.23%) Shopify
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.76%) GitHub
2 4 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.83%) HTTP
2 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.46%) LDAP
4 1 (0.23%) DHCP
4 1 (0.23%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) SAN
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (33.56%) SQL Server
2 60 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (8.51%) MySQL
5 35 (8.05%) Relational Database
6 28 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (5.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (5.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (4.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (3.91%) PerformancePoint
10 17 (3.91%) OLAP
11 16 (3.68%) Oracle9i Database
11 16 (3.68%) MongoDB
11 16 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (3.68%) Oracle Database
12 14 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (2.99%) RDBMS
14 11 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
15 8 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.84%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 65 (14.94%) Visual Studio
2 59 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (6.21%) Subversion
4 25 (5.75%) Eclipse
5 16 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.99%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.53%) Git (software)
8 10 (2.30%) Maven
9 9 (2.07%) JIRA
10 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.61%) Artifactory
11 7 (1.61%) JUnit
12 6 (1.38%) MSBuild
13 5 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.92%) JMeter
14 4 (0.92%) Selenium
14 4 (0.92%) Gradle
14 4 (0.92%) SoapUI
15 3 (0.69%) Hudson
15 3 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 25 (5.75%) Back Office
2 18 (4.14%) Finance
3 9 (2.07%) Legal
4 5 (1.15%) Banking
5 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.23%) Publishing
6 1 (0.23%) Games
6 1 (0.23%) Military
6 1 (0.23%) Retail
6 1 (0.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (33.56%) .NET
2 100 (22.99%) HTML
3 93 (21.38%) Web Services
4 91 (20.92%) XML
5 90 (20.69%) ASP.NET
6 77 (17.70%) CSS
6 77 (17.70%) SOAP
7 66 (15.17%) Spring
8 64 (14.71%) .NET Framework
9 49 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (10.34%) REST
11 44 (10.11%) jQuery
12 40 (9.20%) AngularJS
13 36 (8.28%) HTML5
13 36 (8.28%) Hibernate
14 32 (7.36%) Entity Framework
15 30 (6.90%) RESTful
16 29 (6.67%) WCF
17 26 (5.98%) Java SE
18 25 (5.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.52%) NHS
2 17 (3.91%) User Experience
3 15 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 8 (1.84%) GIS
4 8 (1.84%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.84%) AS400
5 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.92%) Clustering
6 3 (0.69%) Replication
7 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.46%) W3C
7 2 (0.46%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.23%) Physics
8 1 (0.23%) BBC
8 1 (0.23%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.23%) CMDB
8 1 (0.23%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.66%) Windows
2 26 (5.98%) UNIX
3 13 (2.99%) Linux
4 7 (1.61%) AIX
5 4 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.46%) Android
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (35.40%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (21.38%) Scrum
3 80 (18.39%) MVC
4 60 (13.79%) TDD
5 56 (12.87%) Unit Testing
6 46 (10.57%) OO
7 42 (9.66%) BDD
8 33 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (6.21%) Web Development
10 23 (5.29%) Software Engineering
10 23 (5.29%) ETL
10 23 (5.29%) CRM
11 21 (4.83%) SOA
11 21 (4.83%) Data Modelling
12 15 (3.45%) Workflow
13 13 (2.99%) UML
13 13 (2.99%) Automated Testing
14 12 (2.76%) SDLC
14 12 (2.76%) Migration
15 11 (2.53%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 174 (40.00%) SQL
2 132 (30.34%) C#
3 113 (25.98%) Java
4 96 (22.07%) JavaScript
5 38 (8.74%) T-SQL
6 32 (7.36%) PL/SQL
7 27 (6.21%) Scala
8 22 (5.06%) Perl
9 17 (3.91%) PHP
10 16 (3.68%) VB.NET
10 16 (3.68%) Ruby
11 7 (1.61%) C++
12 6 (1.38%) Delphi
13 4 (0.92%) C
13 4 (0.92%) VB
13 4 (0.92%) VBA
13 4 (0.92%) Python
14 3 (0.69%) VB6
15 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.46%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 108 (24.83%) Security Cleared
2 93 (21.38%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.99%) MCDBA
3 13 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.53%) MCITP
4 11 (2.53%) Degree
5 6 (1.38%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.69%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.92%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.23%) vCloud
3 1 (0.23%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Xen
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) Puppet
2 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 86 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 66 (15.17%) Oracle
3 12 (2.76%) MicroStrategy
4 10 (2.30%) Teradata
5 8 (1.84%) ESRI
6 7 (1.61%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.15%) IBM
8 4 (0.92%) Zend
9 3 (0.69%) SAP
9 3 (0.69%) Cognos
10 2 (0.46%) Google
10 2 (0.46%) Mapinfo
10 2 (0.46%) InterSystems
10 2 (0.46%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.46%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.23%) VMware
11 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.23%) hybris
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
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