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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 218 166 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.25% 22.22% 16.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.01% 23.28% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 113 72
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£300 £355 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 £30.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.11% -24.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -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
838 713 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.21% 95.45% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 470 310
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 29 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.38 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.68 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +3 156 £323 +3.20% 42
West Wales -8 11 £273 -31.87%
Mid Wales - 5 £344 - 2
North Wales - 1 £313 - 2
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 175 (40.89%) SQL
2 156 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (35.51%) SQL Server
4 141 (32.94%) .NET
5 136 (31.78%) C#
6 118 (27.57%) HTML
7 117 (27.34%) Java
8 107 (25.00%) XML
9 105 (24.53%) Security Cleared
10 104 (24.30%) Web Services
11 100 (23.36%) JavaScript
12 97 (22.66%) Scrum
13 94 (21.96%) Microsoft
14 92 (21.50%) SC Cleared
15 91 (21.26%) SOAP
16 85 (19.86%) ASP.NET
17 84 (19.63%) CSS
18 76 (17.76%) MVC
19 71 (16.59%) Spring
20 64 (14.95%) Oracle
21 63 (14.72%) TDD
22 60 (14.02%) OO
23 59 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 58 (13.55%) .NET Framework
25 54 (12.62%) AngularJS
26 53 (12.38%) Unit Testing
26 53 (12.38%) SQL Server 2008
26 53 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
27 52 (12.15%) Visual Studio
28 48 (11.21%) jQuery

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 37 (8.64%) IIS
2 28 (6.54%) JBoss
3 26 (6.07%) SharePoint
4 25 (5.84%) Tomcat
5 21 (4.91%) WebSphere
6 13 (3.04%) ArcGIS
7 11 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (1.87%) ArcSDE
9 7 (1.64%) CMS
10 6 (1.40%) Apache
10 6 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (1.17%) FileNet
11 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.17%) Confluence
12 4 (0.93%) Node.js
13 3 (0.70%) Mule
13 3 (0.70%) LiveCycle
13 3 (0.70%) nginx
13 3 (0.70%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.70%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 21 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.93%) MS Office
3 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.80%) GitHub
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.31%) HTTP
2 3 (0.70%) Skype
3 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) SAN
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) IPsec
4 1 (0.23%) SNMP
4 1 (0.23%) VoIP
4 1 (0.23%) DHCP
4 1 (0.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (35.51%) SQL Server
2 59 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (12.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (10.05%) MySQL
5 37 (8.64%) Relational Database
6 28 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (5.14%) MongoDB
8 21 (4.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (3.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 16 (3.74%) PerformancePoint
10 16 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (3.74%) OLAP
11 12 (2.80%) SQL Server 2000
12 11 (2.57%) RDBMS
13 10 (2.34%) Oracle9i Database
13 10 (2.34%) Oracle Database
14 9 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 53 (12.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (12.15%) Visual Studio
3 26 (6.07%) Eclipse
4 24 (5.61%) Subversion
5 22 (5.14%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.27%) JIRA
6 14 (3.27%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.80%) Git (software)
8 10 (2.34%) Maven
9 9 (2.10%) Selenium
9 9 (2.10%) Hudson
10 8 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (1.64%) Artifactory
12 6 (1.40%) MSBuild
12 6 (1.40%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (1.40%) JUnit
13 5 (1.17%) Spock
13 5 (1.17%) Geb
14 4 (0.93%) JMeter
14 4 (0.93%) Gradle
General
1 21 (4.91%) Finance
2 15 (3.50%) Back Office
3 9 (2.10%) Legal
4 5 (1.17%) Banking
5 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (32.94%) .NET
2 118 (27.57%) HTML
3 107 (25.00%) XML
4 104 (24.30%) Web Services
5 91 (21.26%) SOAP
6 85 (19.86%) ASP.NET
7 84 (19.63%) CSS
8 71 (16.59%) Spring
9 58 (13.55%) .NET Framework
10 54 (12.62%) AngularJS
11 48 (11.21%) jQuery
12 46 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (10.75%) REST
12 46 (10.75%) Hibernate
13 41 (9.58%) HTML5
14 31 (7.24%) RESTful
15 29 (6.78%) CSS3
15 29 (6.78%) JSP
16 27 (6.31%) Struts
17 26 (6.07%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.37%) NHS
2 19 (4.44%) User Experience
3 16 (3.74%) AS400
4 15 (3.50%) Mainframe
5 12 (2.80%) GIS
6 9 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 4 (0.93%) Clustering
8 3 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.70%) Replication
9 2 (0.47%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.47%) W3C
10 1 (0.23%) BBC
10 1 (0.23%) CMDB
10 1 (0.23%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.23%) iSeries
10 1 (0.23%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.23%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.11%) Windows
2 22 (5.14%) UNIX
3 12 (2.80%) Linux
4 3 (0.70%) AIX
4 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (22.66%) Scrum
3 76 (17.76%) MVC
4 63 (14.72%) TDD
5 60 (14.02%) OO
6 53 (12.38%) Unit Testing
7 42 (9.81%) BDD
8 37 (8.64%) Web Development
9 30 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (5.37%) Software Engineering
11 21 (4.91%) SOA
11 21 (4.91%) ETL
11 21 (4.91%) SDLC
12 20 (4.67%) CRM
13 16 (3.74%) Data Modelling
14 14 (3.27%) OOP
15 13 (3.04%) Open Source
16 11 (2.57%) UML
16 11 (2.57%) Migration
17 10 (2.34%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (40.89%) SQL
2 136 (31.78%) C#
3 117 (27.34%) Java
4 100 (23.36%) JavaScript
5 47 (10.98%) T-SQL
6 28 (6.54%) PL/SQL
7 27 (6.31%) Scala
8 22 (5.14%) Perl
9 18 (4.21%) PHP
9 18 (4.21%) VB.NET
10 16 (3.74%) Ruby
11 7 (1.64%) VBA
12 5 (1.17%) Delphi
13 4 (0.93%) C++
13 4 (0.93%) Python
13 4 (0.93%) VB
13 4 (0.93%) VB6
14 3 (0.70%) C
15 2 (0.47%) RPG
15 2 (0.47%) Jython
Qualifications
1 105 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 92 (21.50%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.04%) MCDBA
3 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (2.57%) MCITP
5 10 (2.34%) Degree
6 4 (0.93%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.93%) HL7
3 3 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.23%) vCloud
3 1 (0.23%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) Xen
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.93%) Puppet
2 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (21.96%) Microsoft
2 64 (14.95%) Oracle
3 17 (3.97%) Teradata
4 12 (2.80%) ESRI
5 5 (1.17%) IBM
5 5 (1.17%) Twitter
6 3 (0.70%) Zend
6 3 (0.70%) SAP
6 3 (0.70%) Adobe
7 2 (0.47%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.47%) Cognos
7 2 (0.47%) Google
7 2 (0.47%) Mapinfo
7 2 (0.47%) InterSystems
7 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.23%) VMware
8 1 (0.23%) Coverity
8 1 (0.23%) hybris
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
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Rate: £250 - 270 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: £28 - 31 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £250 - 350 per day + Accomadation
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer People
Rate: Market Rates
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