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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 207 163 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 26.85% 22.45% 19.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.67% 24.26% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 118 61
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£384 £416 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +28.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.62 £25.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £29.20 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
722 672 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.64% 92.56% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 412 235
Average daily rate £365 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.10 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +4 160 £388 -3.12% 32
West Wales -6 21 £350 -17.64% 3
North Wales -4 5 £325 +18.18% 8
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 172 (41.45%) SQL
2 151 (36.39%) SQL Server
3 150 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (30.84%) .NET
5 122 (29.40%) Security Cleared
6 109 (26.27%) SC Cleared
7 106 (25.54%) C#
8 96 (23.13%) Java
9 95 (22.89%) JavaScript
10 92 (22.17%) HTML
11 89 (21.45%) CSS
12 79 (19.04%) Microsoft
13 76 (18.31%) ASP.NET
13 76 (18.31%) Scrum
14 74 (17.83%) XML
15 73 (17.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 71 (17.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 70 (16.87%) Web Services
18 68 (16.39%) Oracle
19 65 (15.66%) MVC
20 62 (14.94%) Team Foundation Server
21 61 (14.70%) Visual Studio
22 54 (13.01%) SOAP
22 54 (13.01%) REST
23 52 (12.53%) Unit Testing
24 51 (12.29%) .NET Framework
25 50 (12.05%) TDD
25 50 (12.05%) HTML5
26 49 (11.81%) jQuery
26 49 (11.81%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (8.43%) JBoss
2 32 (7.71%) IIS
3 31 (7.47%) SharePoint
4 26 (6.27%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.10%) Tomcat
6 11 (2.65%) FileNet
7 7 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.20%) OpenROAD
8 5 (1.20%) Apache
9 3 (0.72%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.72%) SAS
9 3 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.72%) Node.js
9 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.48%) WildFly
10 2 (0.48%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.48%) Mule
10 2 (0.48%) nginx
10 2 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 14 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (6.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) Magento
3 3 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.72%) Shopify
4 1 (0.24%) Staffware
4 1 (0.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.96%) Office 365
3 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.06%) HTTP
2 5 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.72%) Intranet
4 2 (0.48%) LDAP
4 2 (0.48%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (36.39%) SQL Server
2 73 (17.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 71 (17.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (8.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (7.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (6.99%) Oracle9i Database
6 29 (6.99%) Oracle Database
7 27 (6.51%) MongoDB
8 25 (6.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 25 (6.02%) OLAP
8 25 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (5.78%) PerformancePoint
10 23 (5.54%) MySQL
11 22 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 21 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
13 17 (4.10%) Relational Database
14 16 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (2.65%) RDBMS
17 8 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 62 (14.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (14.70%) Visual Studio
3 43 (10.36%) Subversion
4 33 (7.95%) Jenkins
5 31 (7.47%) JUnit
6 30 (7.23%) Git (software)
7 19 (4.58%) Eclipse
8 17 (4.10%) Jasmine
9 14 (3.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 12 (2.89%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.65%) Maven
12 7 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.69%) CA Gen
13 5 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.72%) Toad
14 3 (0.72%) Ant
14 3 (0.72%) XMLUnit
14 3 (0.72%) JIRA
14 3 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.72%) MSBuild
General
1 18 (4.34%) Back Office
2 13 (3.13%) Finance
3 7 (1.69%) Legal
4 4 (0.96%) Marketing
4 4 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (0.96%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.72%) Publishing
5 3 (0.72%) Electronics
6 2 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Military
7 1 (0.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Retail
7 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.24%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (30.84%) .NET
2 92 (22.17%) HTML
3 89 (21.45%) CSS
4 76 (18.31%) ASP.NET
5 74 (17.83%) XML
6 70 (16.87%) Web Services
7 54 (13.01%) SOAP
7 54 (13.01%) REST
8 51 (12.29%) .NET Framework
9 50 (12.05%) HTML5
10 49 (11.81%) jQuery
11 48 (11.57%) WCF
12 41 (9.88%) Spring
13 38 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (8.67%) CSS3
15 34 (8.19%) Ajax
16 31 (7.47%) Hibernate
16 31 (7.47%) Entity Framework
17 25 (6.02%) MDX
18 24 (5.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.02%) NHS
2 14 (3.37%) Mainframe
3 13 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.65%) User Experience
5 10 (2.41%) Replication
6 5 (1.20%) Open Source
7 4 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 4 (0.96%) Clustering
8 3 (0.72%) DTV
8 3 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.48%) GIS
10 1 (0.24%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.24%) Statistics
10 1 (0.24%) MPEG
10 1 (0.24%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.24%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.24%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.43%) Windows
2 30 (7.23%) UNIX
3 10 (2.41%) Linux
4 6 (1.45%) Android
4 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.20%) AIX
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (18.31%) Scrum
3 65 (15.66%) MVC
4 52 (12.53%) Unit Testing
5 50 (12.05%) TDD
6 49 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (7.47%) ETL
8 30 (7.23%) CRM
9 29 (6.99%) Data Modelling
10 28 (6.75%) OO
11 26 (6.27%) BDD
12 22 (5.30%) Migration
13 18 (4.34%) Software Engineering
14 15 (3.61%) Data Migration
15 12 (2.89%) Mentoring
15 12 (2.89%) OOP
15 12 (2.89%) SOA
15 12 (2.89%) Automated Testing
15 12 (2.89%) Workflow
16 11 (2.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 172 (41.45%) SQL
2 106 (25.54%) C#
3 96 (23.13%) Java
4 95 (22.89%) JavaScript
5 45 (10.84%) PL/SQL
6 43 (10.36%) Scala
7 39 (9.40%) T-SQL
8 19 (4.58%) Perl
9 18 (4.34%) PHP
10 11 (2.65%) C
10 11 (2.65%) C++
11 8 (1.93%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.20%) Ruby
12 5 (1.20%) Python
13 4 (0.96%) Delphi
14 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.48%) VBA
15 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.24%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 122 (29.40%) Security Cleared
2 109 (26.27%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.13%) MCDBA
4 11 (2.65%) MCITP
5 9 (2.17%) Degree
6 6 (1.45%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.72%) HL7
3 2 (0.48%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 79 (19.04%) Microsoft
2 68 (16.39%) Oracle
3 25 (6.02%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (1.69%) CA
5 6 (1.45%) Zend
6 5 (1.20%) Business Objects
7 4 (0.96%) SAP
8 3 (0.72%) Cognos
9 2 (0.48%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.48%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.48%) Informatica
9 2 (0.48%) Teradata
9 2 (0.48%) ESRI
10 1 (0.24%) Google
10 1 (0.24%) BEA
10 1 (0.24%) ILOG
10 1 (0.24%) IBM
10 1 (0.24%) Sybase
10 1 (0.24%) Twitter
10 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
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