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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 100 223 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.21% 25.51% 22.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.57% 26.74% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 164 114
Median daily rate £394 £323 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.09% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £10.25 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +10.22%
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
569 834 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.93% 95.42% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 569 487
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 30
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 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
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 26 July 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 -3 95 £394 +21.15% 32
West Wales +1 4 £563 +60.71% 6
North Wales -1 1 - - 1
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 161 (43.87%) JavaScript
2 159 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (33.79%) jQuery
4 115 (31.34%) .NET
4 115 (31.34%) CSS
5 111 (30.25%) HTML
5 111 (30.25%) TDD
6 110 (29.97%) C#
7 98 (26.70%) SQL Server
8 96 (26.16%) Java
8 96 (26.16%) OO
9 92 (25.07%) MVC
10 91 (24.80%) SQL
11 83 (22.62%) Web Development
12 82 (22.34%) Security Cleared
13 76 (20.71%) Unit Testing
14 72 (19.62%) Unix
15 71 (19.35%) Software Engineering
16 68 (18.53%) Selenium
17 66 (17.98%) Perl
18 64 (17.44%) Scrum
19 60 (16.35%) Visual Studio
20 54 (14.71%) Windows
20 54 (14.71%) SC Cleared
21 52 (14.17%) HTML5
22 48 (13.08%) ASP.NET
22 48 (13.08%) WCF
23 46 (12.53%) Microsoft
23 46 (12.53%) Cucumber
24 45 (12.26%) ASP.NET Web API

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 28 (7.63%) Apache
2 16 (4.36%) Moodle
3 10 (2.72%) Confluence
3 10 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.72%) FileNet
3 10 (2.72%) LiveCycle
3 10 (2.72%) SAS
4 9 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.18%) IIS
5 8 (2.18%) JBoss
6 7 (1.91%) CMS
6 7 (1.91%) GeoServer
7 6 (1.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.36%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.09%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.91%) Gliffy
3 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.54%) MS Office
4 2 (0.54%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) Google Play
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.81%) LDAP
2 12 (3.27%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.18%) SNMP
3 8 (2.18%) VoIP
4 5 (1.36%) HTTP
5 1 (0.27%) FTP
5 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (26.70%) SQL Server
2 40 (10.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (7.90%) MongoDB
4 27 (7.36%) MySQL
5 26 (7.08%) NoSQL
5 26 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (4.63%) Oracle Database
9 15 (4.09%) Relational Database
10 13 (3.54%) BusinessObjects
10 13 (3.54%) RDBMS
11 12 (3.27%) Couchbase
12 11 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 10 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (2.45%) Base SAS
15 8 (2.18%) Oracle9i Database
15 8 (2.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 68 (18.53%) Selenium
2 60 (16.35%) Visual Studio
3 46 (12.53%) Cucumber
4 35 (9.54%) Git (software)
5 24 (6.54%) MbUnit
5 24 (6.54%) MSTest
5 24 (6.54%) NUnit
6 21 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (5.18%) Eclipse
8 15 (4.09%) Maven
8 15 (4.09%) SpecFlow
9 14 (3.81%) Ant
9 14 (3.81%) Subversion
10 12 (3.27%) Jenkins
10 12 (3.27%) JIRA
11 11 (3.00%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (2.72%) Hudson
13 9 (2.45%) JUnit
13 9 (2.45%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.18%) StarTeam
General
1 38 (10.35%) Finance
2 33 (8.99%) Legal
3 20 (5.45%) Back Office
4 9 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.82%) Advertising
5 3 (0.82%) Banking
5 3 (0.82%) Publishing
6 2 (0.54%) Retail
6 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (33.79%) jQuery
2 115 (31.34%) .NET
2 115 (31.34%) CSS
3 111 (30.25%) HTML
4 52 (14.17%) HTML5
5 48 (13.08%) ASP.NET
5 48 (13.08%) WCF
6 45 (12.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 45 (12.26%) XML
7 43 (11.72%) .NET Framework
7 43 (11.72%) AngularJS
8 41 (11.17%) CSS3
9 35 (9.54%) Entity Framework
10 34 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (8.72%) KnockoutJS
12 28 (7.63%) Spring
13 23 (6.27%) Ajax
13 23 (6.27%) REST
14 20 (5.45%) RESTful
15 16 (4.36%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.90%) NHS
2 12 (3.27%) e-Learning
3 8 (2.18%) AS400
4 7 (1.91%) Replication
5 6 (1.63%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.36%) User Experience
7 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.82%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.54%) iPad
9 2 (0.54%) W3C
10 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.27%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.27%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.27%) Handset
10 1 (0.27%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 72 (19.62%) Unix
2 54 (14.71%) Windows
3 5 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.36%) Linux
4 4 (1.09%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (30.25%) TDD
3 96 (26.16%) OO
4 92 (25.07%) MVC
5 83 (22.62%) Web Development
6 76 (20.71%) Unit Testing
7 71 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 64 (17.44%) Scrum
9 38 (10.35%) OOP
10 35 (9.54%) BDD
11 31 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (8.17%) DevOps
13 28 (7.63%) Front End Development
14 24 (6.54%) ATDD
14 24 (6.54%) Test-First Development
15 17 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (4.63%) Mentoring
16 16 (4.36%) SDLC
16 16 (4.36%) UML
17 14 (3.81%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 161 (43.87%) JavaScript
2 110 (29.97%) C#
3 96 (26.16%) Java
4 91 (24.80%) SQL
5 66 (17.98%) Perl
6 36 (9.81%) PHP
7 28 (7.63%) TypeScript
8 20 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 18 (4.90%) ABAP
10 17 (4.63%) C++
10 17 (4.63%) PL/SQL
11 14 (3.81%) Scala
12 12 (3.27%) C
13 10 (2.72%) Go
13 10 (2.72%) SAPscript
14 8 (2.18%) RPG
15 7 (1.91%) ANSI SQL
16 5 (1.36%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.36%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (22.34%) Security Cleared
2 54 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (3.27%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.36%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.99%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.63%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) HL7
3 1 (0.27%) WAI
3 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (4.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.45%) Oracle
3 19 (5.18%) SAP
4 12 (3.27%) Adobe
5 10 (2.72%) ILOG
5 10 (2.72%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.72%) Splunk
6 9 (2.45%) IBM
7 8 (2.18%) Coverity
8 7 (1.91%) Kofax
9 6 (1.63%) Zend
10 4 (1.09%) Google
10 4 (1.09%) Lotus
11 3 (0.82%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.82%) Cognos
11 3 (0.82%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.54%) Sage
12 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.54%) Tableau
13 1 (0.27%) HP
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