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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 272 266 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.58% 38.38% 27.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.83% 40.24% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 211 129
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.22% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +9.45%
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
781 661 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.42% 95.38% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 486 454
Median daily rate £413 £358 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 44
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 0 188 £425 +21.42% 33
West Wales +4 52 £475 +40.74% 6
North Wales - 11 £388 - 3
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 220 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (52.03%) Java
3 124 (31.47%) JavaScript
4 116 (29.44%) HTML
5 102 (25.89%) CSS
5 102 (25.89%) Scrum
6 94 (23.86%) Security Cleared
7 93 (23.60%) TDD
8 89 (22.59%) SQL
9 77 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (18.78%) REST
11 73 (18.53%) Web Services
12 72 (18.27%) JSON
12 72 (18.27%) Jenkins
13 71 (18.02%) Relational Database
14 67 (17.01%) Amazon AWS
14 67 (17.01%) SC Cleared
15 61 (15.48%) BDD
16 59 (14.97%) Open Source
17 57 (14.47%) Web Development
18 52 (13.20%) Ansible
19 50 (12.69%) C#
20 49 (12.44%) .NET
21 48 (12.18%) Configuration Management
21 48 (12.18%) Domain-Driven Design
22 47 (11.93%) XML
22 47 (11.93%) Linux
23 46 (11.68%) RESTful
24 43 (10.91%) Unix
24 43 (10.91%) SQL Server

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 22 (5.58%) WebLogic
2 19 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.28%) SAS
5 8 (2.03%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.02%) Apache
9 3 (0.76%) CMS
9 3 (0.76%) Liferay
9 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.76%) WordPress
10 2 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.51%) Confluence
10 2 (0.51%) IIS
10 2 (0.51%) JBoss
10 2 (0.51%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.76%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (4.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 67 (17.01%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.78%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Heroku
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.63%) HTTP
2 4 (1.02%) SNMP
2 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.02%) VoIP
3 2 (0.51%) Extranet
3 2 (0.51%) Intranet
3 2 (0.51%) SAN
4 1 (0.25%) Internet
4 1 (0.25%) Network Security
4 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (18.02%) Relational Database
2 43 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 34 (8.63%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (3.30%) Neo4j
10 12 (3.05%) Big Data
10 12 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.79%) MySQL
12 10 (2.54%) Couchbase
13 9 (2.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 8 (2.03%) Base SAS
15 7 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (1.78%) QlikView
16 6 (1.52%) Hadoop
16 6 (1.52%) Oracle Database
16 6 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 72 (18.27%) Jenkins
2 37 (9.39%) Cucumber
3 33 (8.38%) Git (software)
4 29 (7.36%) JUnit
4 29 (7.36%) Selenium
5 23 (5.84%) JBehave
6 19 (4.82%) Visual Studio
7 15 (3.81%) Maven
8 9 (2.28%) NUnit
8 9 (2.28%) Subversion
9 8 (2.03%) JIRA
10 7 (1.78%) Mercurial
10 7 (1.78%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (1.27%) MbUnit
12 5 (1.27%) MSTest
12 5 (1.27%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.02%) Grunt
13 4 (1.02%) gulp
13 4 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
General
1 32 (8.12%) Finance
2 22 (5.58%) Marketing
3 18 (4.57%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.31%) Electronics
4 17 (4.31%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.78%) Publishing
6 6 (1.52%) Advertising
7 3 (0.76%) Retail
8 2 (0.51%) Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (29.44%) HTML
2 102 (25.89%) CSS
3 74 (18.78%) REST
4 73 (18.53%) Web Services
5 72 (18.27%) JSON
6 49 (12.44%) .NET
7 47 (11.93%) XML
8 46 (11.68%) RESTful
9 40 (10.15%) AngularJS
10 38 (9.64%) HTML5
11 35 (8.88%) Spring
12 33 (8.38%) ASP.NET
12 33 (8.38%) jQuery
13 31 (7.87%) Dropwizard
14 30 (7.61%) CSS3
15 18 (4.57%) WCF
16 16 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (3.81%) Hibernate
18 14 (3.55%) Kafka
19 13 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.03%) AS400
2 8 (2.03%) User Experience
3 7 (1.78%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.52%) Telematics
5 5 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.02%) W3C
7 3 (0.76%) iPad
8 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.51%) Informatics
8 2 (0.51%) NHS
9 1 (0.25%) Blog
9 1 (0.25%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.25%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.25%) Fintech
9 1 (0.25%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.25%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.93%) Linux
2 43 (10.91%) Unix
3 41 (10.41%) Windows
4 8 (2.03%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.52%) Android
6 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.76%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (25.89%) Scrum
3 93 (23.60%) TDD
4 77 (19.54%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (15.48%) BDD
6 59 (14.97%) Open Source
7 57 (14.47%) Web Development
8 48 (12.18%) Configuration Management
8 48 (12.18%) Domain-Driven Design
9 40 (10.15%) Software Engineering
10 36 (9.14%) DevOps
10 36 (9.14%) Kanban
11 35 (8.88%) Automated Testing
12 34 (8.63%) Software Delivery
13 31 (7.87%) Microservices
14 30 (7.61%) MVC
15 28 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (7.11%) OWASP
16 27 (6.85%) OO
17 24 (6.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 205 (52.03%) Java
2 124 (31.47%) JavaScript
3 89 (22.59%) SQL
4 50 (12.69%) C#
5 30 (7.61%) Python
6 28 (7.11%) Scala
7 17 (4.31%) Go
8 12 (3.05%) TypeScript
9 10 (2.54%) PHP
10 9 (2.28%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.03%) RPG
11 8 (2.03%) Ruby
12 6 (1.52%) C++
12 6 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.27%) C
13 5 (1.27%) VB
13 5 (1.27%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.76%) ABAP
15 2 (0.51%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (23.86%) Security Cleared
2 67 (17.01%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.27%) Degree
3 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.51%) MCSD
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) MCAD
7 1 (0.25%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.25%) MCITP
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.58%) QA
2 12 (3.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) WAI
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (2.79%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) vSphere
3 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.25%) HDFS
3 1 (0.25%) vCloud
3 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (13.20%) Ansible
2 5 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.27%) Puppet
3 3 (0.76%) Terraform
4 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (6.60%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.33%) SAP
3 13 (3.30%) Oracle
4 8 (2.03%) Cloudera
4 8 (2.03%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.27%) ServiceNow
5 5 (1.27%) Splunk
5 5 (1.27%) VMware
6 4 (1.02%) Cognos
6 4 (1.02%) Google
7 3 (0.76%) Coverity
7 3 (0.76%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.51%) IBM
8 2 (0.51%) OpenText
8 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.51%) Zend
9 1 (0.25%) Informatica
9 1 (0.25%) Perforce
9 1 (0.25%) Sage
9 1 (0.25%) Teradata
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