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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 208 109 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.10% 21.67% 19.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.37% 22.66% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 65 59
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £90.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +429.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
Developer
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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
663 481 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.95% 95.63% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 267 245
Average daily rate £375 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £173.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +4 154 £375 +7.14% 73
West Wales -3 27 £318 -2.30% 6
North Wales -2 4 £275 +2.32% 15
Mid Wales - 1 £275 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 144 (36.55%) SQL
2 135 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (32.74%) SQL Server
4 112 (28.43%) HTML
5 111 (28.17%) JavaScript
6 110 (27.92%) Java
7 100 (25.38%) CSS
8 98 (24.87%) Security Cleared
9 87 (22.08%) SC Cleared
10 83 (21.07%) .NET
11 74 (18.78%) XML
12 73 (18.53%) Web Services
13 72 (18.27%) MVC
14 66 (16.75%) HTML5
14 66 (16.75%) Jenkins
15 62 (15.74%) MongoDB
15 62 (15.74%) Microsoft
16 61 (15.48%) TDD
17 60 (15.23%) Scrum
17 60 (15.23%) jQuery
18 59 (14.97%) Spring
19 58 (14.72%) CSS3
20 57 (14.47%) Subversion
21 56 (14.21%) C#
22 55 (13.96%) Open Source
23 53 (13.45%) SQL Server 2008
23 53 (13.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 53 (13.45%) SOAP
24 52 (13.20%) REST
25 51 (12.94%) JSON

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (7.36%) FileNet
2 25 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.09%) JBoss
3 24 (6.09%) IIS
4 18 (4.57%) Confluence
5 13 (3.30%) WebSphere
6 10 (2.54%) Apache
7 9 (2.28%) OpenROAD
8 8 (2.03%) ArcGIS
9 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.76%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.76%) Node.js
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.76%) Mule
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.25%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.25%) ArcSDE
11 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.02%) MS Office
1 4 (1.02%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.25%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 19 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.02%) Magento
4 3 (0.76%) Shopify
4 3 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Staffware
6 1 (0.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.79%) GitHub
2 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.27%) IaaS
3 5 (1.27%) PaaS
4 4 (1.02%) SaaS
5 3 (0.76%) Office 365
6 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.11%) HTTP
2 13 (3.30%) AMQP
3 5 (1.27%) Intranet
4 4 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.51%) Internet
5 2 (0.51%) DVB
5 2 (0.51%) LDAP
6 1 (0.25%) VPN
6 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (32.74%) SQL Server
2 62 (15.74%) MongoDB
3 53 (13.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (13.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (7.36%) Relational Database
6 25 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (6.35%) Oracle Database
7 22 (5.58%) Oracle9i Database
7 22 (5.58%) RDBMS
7 22 (5.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 21 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (4.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (4.57%) NoSQL
10 18 (4.57%) MySQL
11 16 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (3.05%) OLAP
13 11 (2.79%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 66 (16.75%) Jenkins
2 57 (14.47%) Subversion
3 35 (8.88%) Visual Studio
4 34 (8.63%) Git (software)
5 31 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (7.61%) JUnit
7 25 (6.35%) Maven
8 23 (5.84%) JIRA
9 21 (5.33%) Jasmine
9 21 (5.33%) Hudson
10 12 (3.05%) GitLab
11 10 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (2.28%) Eclipse
13 8 (2.03%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.78%) CA Gen
14 7 (1.78%) Selenium
14 7 (1.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (1.27%) Ant
16 4 (1.02%) Sinon.JS
16 4 (1.02%) QUnit
General
1 16 (4.06%) Finance
2 13 (3.30%) Back Office
3 9 (2.28%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.52%) Marketing
5 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.27%) Electronics
6 4 (1.02%) Retail
7 3 (0.76%) Publishing
8 2 (0.51%) Games
8 2 (0.51%) Front Office
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (28.43%) HTML
2 100 (25.38%) CSS
3 83 (21.07%) .NET
4 74 (18.78%) XML
5 73 (18.53%) Web Services
6 66 (16.75%) HTML5
7 60 (15.23%) jQuery
8 59 (14.97%) Spring
9 58 (14.72%) CSS3
10 53 (13.45%) SOAP
11 52 (13.20%) REST
12 51 (12.94%) JSON
13 50 (12.69%) ASP.NET
14 48 (12.18%) Ajax
15 34 (8.63%) WCF
15 34 (8.63%) AngularJS
16 33 (8.38%) J2EE
17 32 (8.12%) XSLT
18 29 (7.36%) Hibernate
19 22 (5.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.96%) Open Source
2 16 (4.06%) NHS
3 12 (3.05%) Replication
4 11 (2.79%) Clustering
5 6 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.52%) User Experience
5 6 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.27%) GIS
6 5 (1.27%) DTV
7 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.76%) Statistics
9 2 (0.51%) W3C
9 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.25%) Physics
10 1 (0.25%) Informatics
10 1 (0.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.63%) UNIX
2 29 (7.36%) Windows
3 16 (4.06%) Linux
4 11 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.79%) Android
5 9 (2.28%) AIX
6 8 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (34.26%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (18.27%) MVC
3 61 (15.48%) TDD
4 60 (15.23%) Scrum
5 48 (12.18%) OO
6 42 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (7.11%) Configuration Management
8 27 (6.85%) ETL
9 25 (6.35%) SOA
10 24 (6.09%) DevOps
11 21 (5.33%) Migration
12 20 (5.08%) DSDM
12 20 (5.08%) RUP
13 19 (4.82%) CRM
13 19 (4.82%) Data Modelling
14 18 (4.57%) Pair Programming
15 17 (4.31%) OOP
15 17 (4.31%) OOA/OOD
15 17 (4.31%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (36.55%) SQL
2 111 (28.17%) JavaScript
3 110 (27.92%) Java
4 56 (14.21%) C#
5 41 (10.41%) Scala
5 41 (10.41%) PHP
6 35 (8.88%) T-SQL
7 30 (7.61%) PL/SQL
8 17 (4.31%) Python
9 15 (3.81%) Ruby
10 12 (3.05%) Perl
11 10 (2.54%) VB.NET
12 9 (2.28%) C
13 8 (2.03%) VB
13 8 (2.03%) C++
14 4 (1.02%) Delphi
14 4 (1.02%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.76%) XPath
16 1 (0.25%) X++
16 1 (0.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 98 (24.87%) Security Cleared
2 87 (22.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.03%) Degree
4 2 (0.51%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.51%) HL7
1 2 (0.51%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (1.78%) Hyperic
2 5 (1.27%) Puppet
2 5 (1.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 62 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.66%) Oracle
3 25 (6.35%) MicroStrategy
4 18 (4.57%) IBM
5 17 (4.31%) Twitter
6 12 (3.05%) Cognos
7 8 (2.03%) Business Objects
7 8 (2.03%) VMware
7 8 (2.03%) Zend
8 7 (1.78%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.78%) CA
9 5 (1.27%) ESRI
9 5 (1.27%) SAP
10 4 (1.02%) BMC
11 2 (0.51%) ILOG
11 2 (0.51%) Google
11 2 (0.51%) Teradata
11 2 (0.51%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.25%) Splunk
12 1 (0.25%) Tableau
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