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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 175 125 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.20% 22.60% 19.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.74% 23.99% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 82 57
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£350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 £60.13 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.26% +253.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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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
680 521 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.05% 94.21% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 303 216
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £103.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 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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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 +2 117 £375 - 70
West Wales -6 26 £318 -9.28% 4
North Wales -7 5 £275 +2.32% 16
Mid Wales - 1 £275 -
Developer
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 143 (38.24%) SQL
2 131 (35.03%) SQL Server
3 123 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (27.01%) HTML
4 101 (27.01%) JavaScript
4 101 (27.01%) Security Cleared
5 100 (26.74%) Java
6 92 (24.60%) CSS
7 90 (24.06%) SC Cleared
8 83 (22.19%) .NET
9 76 (20.32%) MVC
10 64 (17.11%) XML
11 62 (16.58%) Jenkins
12 60 (16.04%) Web Services
13 58 (15.51%) Scrum
13 58 (15.51%) TDD
13 58 (15.51%) MongoDB
14 57 (15.24%) Spring
15 56 (14.97%) ASP.NET
15 56 (14.97%) C#
15 56 (14.97%) Microsoft
16 55 (14.71%) HTML5
17 53 (14.17%) SQL Server 2008
17 53 (14.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 52 (13.90%) Subversion
18 52 (13.90%) jQuery
19 51 (13.64%) Open Source
19 51 (13.64%) REST
19 51 (13.64%) SOAP
20 50 (13.37%) JSON

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 29 (7.75%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.22%) FileNet
3 26 (6.95%) IIS
4 24 (6.42%) JBoss
5 16 (4.28%) Confluence
6 12 (3.21%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.67%) Apache
8 6 (1.60%) OpenROAD
9 5 (1.34%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.80%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.53%) Node.js
11 2 (0.53%) Mule
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.27%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.27%) CMS
12 1 (0.27%) ArcSDE
12 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.27%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (1.07%) MS Office
2 3 (0.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.27%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 20 (5.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.07%) Magento
4 3 (0.80%) Shopify
5 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.27%) Staffware
6 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.94%) GitHub
2 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.34%) PaaS
3 5 (1.34%) IaaS
4 4 (1.07%) SaaS
5 3 (0.80%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.68%) HTTP
2 13 (3.48%) AMQP
3 5 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.07%) Intranet
5 2 (0.53%) Internet
5 2 (0.53%) DVB
5 2 (0.53%) LDAP
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (35.03%) SQL Server
2 58 (15.51%) MongoDB
3 53 (14.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (14.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (7.49%) Relational Database
4 28 (7.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (6.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (6.68%) Oracle Database
6 24 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
7 22 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (5.08%) RDBMS
9 18 (4.81%) OLAP
9 18 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 17 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
11 16 (4.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (4.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (16.58%) Jenkins
2 52 (13.90%) Subversion
3 39 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (10.16%) Visual Studio
5 30 (8.02%) Git (software)
6 29 (7.75%) JUnit
7 22 (5.88%) Maven
8 19 (5.08%) JIRA
9 17 (4.55%) Jasmine
9 17 (4.55%) Hudson
10 12 (3.21%) GitLab
11 10 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (2.41%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (1.87%) CA Gen
14 5 (1.34%) Ant
14 5 (1.34%) Selenium
15 3 (0.80%) XMLUnit
15 3 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
15 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (3.48%) Back Office
2 11 (2.94%) Finance
3 7 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.60%) Marketing
5 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.34%) Electronics
6 3 (0.80%) Publishing
6 3 (0.80%) Retail
7 2 (0.53%) Games
7 2 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (27.01%) HTML
2 92 (24.60%) CSS
3 83 (22.19%) .NET
4 64 (17.11%) XML
5 60 (16.04%) Web Services
6 57 (15.24%) Spring
7 56 (14.97%) ASP.NET
8 55 (14.71%) HTML5
9 52 (13.90%) jQuery
10 51 (13.64%) REST
10 51 (13.64%) SOAP
11 50 (13.37%) JSON
12 47 (12.57%) CSS3
13 45 (12.03%) Ajax
14 39 (10.43%) WCF
15 33 (8.82%) AngularJS
16 27 (7.22%) .NET Framework
17 26 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC
18 25 (6.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 25 (6.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.64%) Open Source
2 16 (4.28%) NHS
3 12 (3.21%) Replication
3 12 (3.21%) Clustering
4 6 (1.60%) User Experience
4 6 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.34%) DTV
6 4 (1.07%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.53%) Statistics
7 2 (0.53%) GIS
8 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.27%) Physics
8 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.27%) MPEG
8 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.02%) UNIX
2 28 (7.49%) Windows
3 14 (3.74%) Linux
4 9 (2.41%) Android
4 9 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.60%) AIX
7 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (20.32%) MVC
3 58 (15.51%) TDD
3 58 (15.51%) Scrum
4 41 (10.96%) OO
4 41 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
5 39 (10.43%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (7.22%) Configuration Management
7 26 (6.95%) ETL
8 25 (6.68%) Data Modelling
9 23 (6.15%) SOA
10 22 (5.88%) Migration
10 22 (5.88%) DevOps
11 20 (5.35%) CRM
12 18 (4.81%) RUP
12 18 (4.81%) DSDM
13 16 (4.28%) Pair Programming
14 15 (4.01%) OOA/OOD
14 15 (4.01%) Release Management
14 15 (4.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (38.24%) SQL
2 101 (27.01%) JavaScript
3 100 (26.74%) Java
4 56 (14.97%) C#
5 35 (9.36%) Scala
6 33 (8.82%) T-SQL
7 32 (8.56%) PL/SQL
8 29 (7.75%) PHP
9 12 (3.21%) Python
10 10 (2.67%) Perl
10 10 (2.67%) C++
10 10 (2.67%) C
10 10 (2.67%) Ruby
11 8 (2.14%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.60%) VB
13 4 (1.07%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.07%) Delphi
14 3 (0.80%) XPath
15 1 (0.27%) X++
15 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (27.01%) Security Cleared
2 90 (24.06%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.87%) Degree
4 2 (0.53%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.27%) ISEB
5 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.53%) QA
1 2 (0.53%) HL7
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (1.87%) Hyperic
2 5 (1.34%) Ansible
2 5 (1.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (14.97%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.50%) Oracle
3 25 (6.68%) MicroStrategy
4 16 (4.28%) IBM
5 15 (4.01%) Twitter
6 8 (2.14%) VMware
7 7 (1.87%) Zend
7 7 (1.87%) CA
7 7 (1.87%) Red Hat
8 6 (1.60%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.34%) SAP
9 5 (1.34%) Cognos
10 4 (1.07%) BMC
11 2 (0.53%) Informatica
11 2 (0.53%) ILOG
11 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.53%) Teradata
11 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.27%) Google
12 1 (0.27%) Splunk
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