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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
UK / Wales
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 179 158 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.34% 26.60% 29.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.44% 27.87% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 114 128
Median daily rate £425 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £400 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
588 567 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.39% 95.45% 98.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 403 412
Median daily rate £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £187 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 41
Median hourly rate £12.38 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.12 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 0 126 £413 +24.52% 39
West Wales +1 32 £475 +75.92% 9
North Wales - 9 £385 - 4
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 244 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (55.64%) Java
3 121 (29.66%) JavaScript
3 121 (29.66%) Scrum
4 119 (29.17%) HTML
5 100 (24.51%) CSS
6 99 (24.26%) Security Cleared
7 96 (23.53%) TDD
8 88 (21.57%) SQL
9 84 (20.59%) Relational Database
10 83 (20.34%) JSON
11 80 (19.61%) REST
12 74 (18.14%) Web Services
13 72 (17.65%) SC Cleared
14 71 (17.40%) Continuous Integration
15 68 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 67 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
17 61 (14.95%) BDD
18 58 (14.22%) Open Source
19 54 (13.24%) RESTful
19 54 (13.24%) Linux
20 53 (12.99%) Web Development
21 52 (12.75%) Ansible
22 51 (12.50%) XML
23 49 (12.01%) .NET
23 49 (12.01%) Spring
24 48 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
25 47 (11.52%) Cucumber
25 47 (11.52%) Configuration Management
26 46 (11.27%) Software Engineering

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 25 (6.13%) WebLogic
2 20 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.19%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (1.47%) Jupyter
6 5 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.98%) Apache
8 3 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.74%) CMS
8 3 (0.74%) Liferay
8 3 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.49%) Confluence
9 2 (0.49%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.49%) IIS
9 2 (0.49%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.25%) MS Project
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Heroku
4 1 (0.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.05%) HTTP
2 2 (0.49%) Extranet
2 2 (0.49%) Intranet
2 2 (0.49%) SAN
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) Network Security
3 1 (0.25%) SNMP
3 1 (0.25%) SSH
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 38 (9.31%) MongoDB
3 35 (8.58%) SQL Server
4 21 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.90%) Neo4j
6 17 (4.17%) Hadoop
6 17 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (3.92%) Big Data
7 16 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.94%) MySQL
9 8 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.47%) QlikView
12 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.98%) Event Store
13 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 68 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 47 (11.52%) Cucumber
3 32 (7.84%) JUnit
4 30 (7.35%) Git (software)
5 28 (6.86%) Selenium
6 25 (6.13%) JBehave
7 15 (3.68%) Maven
8 12 (2.94%) NUnit
9 10 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.21%) Subversion
11 8 (1.96%) JIRA
11 8 (1.96%) MSTest
11 8 (1.96%) Visual Studio
12 7 (1.72%) MSBuild
13 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 5 (1.23%) Grunt
14 5 (1.23%) gulp
15 4 (0.98%) Jasmine
16 3 (0.74%) Android Studio
16 3 (0.74%) Protractor
General
1 40 (9.80%) Finance
2 22 (5.39%) Marketing
3 18 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.17%) Electronics
4 17 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.72%) Advertising
5 7 (1.72%) Publishing
6 3 (0.74%) Retail
7 2 (0.49%) Welsh Language
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (29.17%) HTML
2 100 (24.51%) CSS
3 83 (20.34%) JSON
4 80 (19.61%) REST
5 74 (18.14%) Web Services
6 54 (13.24%) RESTful
7 51 (12.50%) XML
8 49 (12.01%) .NET
8 49 (12.01%) Spring
9 41 (10.05%) Dropwizard
10 37 (9.07%) AngularJS
11 35 (8.58%) ASP.NET
12 32 (7.84%) jQuery
13 31 (7.60%) HTML5
14 26 (6.37%) Hibernate
15 24 (5.88%) CSS3
16 23 (5.64%) Kafka
17 22 (5.39%) Spring Boot
18 18 (4.41%) iXBRL
19 16 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.45%) Algorithms
3 8 (1.96%) User Experience
4 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (1.47%) AS400
5 6 (1.47%) Telematics
6 5 (1.23%) NHS
6 5 (1.23%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.98%) iPad
7 4 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.98%) W3C
8 3 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.49%) Fintech
9 2 (0.49%) Informatics
10 1 (0.25%) Blog
10 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (13.24%) Linux
2 43 (10.54%) Unix
3 29 (7.11%) Windows
4 15 (3.68%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.47%) Android
6 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.74%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (59.80%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (29.66%) Scrum
3 96 (23.53%) TDD
4 71 (17.40%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (14.95%) BDD
6 58 (14.22%) Open Source
7 53 (12.99%) Web Development
8 48 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
9 47 (11.52%) Configuration Management
10 46 (11.27%) Software Engineering
11 42 (10.29%) Microservices
12 38 (9.31%) Mentoring
13 37 (9.07%) Kanban
14 36 (8.82%) Software Delivery
15 31 (7.60%) Automated Testing
15 31 (7.60%) MVC
16 30 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (6.86%) OWASP
18 27 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
18 27 (6.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 227 (55.64%) Java
2 121 (29.66%) JavaScript
3 88 (21.57%) SQL
4 42 (10.29%) C#
4 42 (10.29%) Python
5 26 (6.37%) Scala
6 24 (5.88%) Go
7 10 (2.45%) PHP
8 8 (1.96%) Ruby
9 7 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.47%) RPG
10 6 (1.47%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.23%) ABAP
11 5 (1.23%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.74%) VB
12 3 (0.74%) VBA
13 2 (0.49%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.49%) Groovy
13 2 (0.49%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 99 (24.26%) Security Cleared
2 72 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.23%) Degree
4 5 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.49%) MCSD
8 1 (0.25%) MCAD
8 1 (0.25%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.25%) MCITP
8 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.88%) QA
2 13 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) WAI
3 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (2.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.49%) HDFS
2 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) vSphere
3 1 (0.25%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.25%) vCloud
3 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (12.75%) Ansible
2 5 (1.23%) Puppet
3 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.74%) Oozie
4 3 (0.74%) Terraform
5 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.62%) SAP
3 18 (4.41%) Cloudera
4 16 (3.92%) Oracle
5 9 (2.21%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.23%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.23%) Splunk
6 5 (1.23%) Teradata
6 5 (1.23%) VMware
7 4 (0.98%) Google
8 3 (0.74%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.49%) Cognos
9 2 (0.49%) OpenText
9 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.49%) Zend
10 1 (0.25%) Guidewire
10 1 (0.25%) IBM
10 1 (0.25%) Informatica
10 1 (0.25%) RedGate
10 1 (0.25%) Tableau
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport
TRG
Rate: 500-520 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 - £520 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago