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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 169 99 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.60% 19.45% 20.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.45% 20.75% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 50 67
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£363 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.94% -2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.89% +44.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
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
664 477 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.65% 93.71% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 242 260
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 42
Average hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 +5 132 £375 +19.52% 55
West Wales -3 20 £360 +19.20%
North Wales -2 1 - - 8
Mid Wales - 1 £275 -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 141 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (35.33%) SQL
3 125 (33.97%) SQL Server
4 116 (31.52%) Java
5 115 (31.25%) HTML
6 113 (30.71%) JavaScript
7 98 (26.63%) CSS
8 97 (26.36%) XML
9 94 (25.54%) Web Services
10 86 (23.37%) Security Cleared
11 79 (21.47%) SC Cleared
12 78 (21.20%) .NET
13 69 (18.75%) TDD
14 68 (18.48%) Spring
15 66 (17.93%) HTML5
15 66 (17.93%) Jenkins
16 65 (17.66%) MongoDB
16 65 (17.66%) Open Source
16 65 (17.66%) MVC
16 65 (17.66%) SOAP
17 64 (17.39%) Scrum
18 62 (16.85%) jQuery
19 61 (16.58%) C#
20 60 (16.30%) REST
21 58 (15.76%) CSS3
22 57 (15.49%) Microsoft
23 54 (14.67%) J2EE
24 53 (14.40%) JSON
25 51 (13.86%) Subversion
26 50 (13.59%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 21 (5.71%) FileNet
2 20 (5.43%) Confluence
3 16 (4.35%) IIS
4 14 (3.80%) JBoss
5 9 (2.45%) Apache
6 8 (2.17%) ArcGIS
7 6 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.36%) Node.js
8 5 (1.36%) OpenROAD
9 4 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.82%) Mule
10 3 (0.82%) CMS
11 2 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.54%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.54%) CICS
11 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (1.09%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 13 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.82%) Magento
3 3 (0.82%) Shopify
4 2 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.27%) Staffware
5 1 (0.27%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.99%) GitHub
2 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.36%) PaaS
3 5 (1.36%) IaaS
4 4 (1.09%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) Trello
6 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.61%) HTTP
2 13 (3.53%) AMQP
3 5 (1.36%) Intranet
4 2 (0.54%) Internet
4 2 (0.54%) DVB
4 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.27%) VPN
5 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (33.97%) SQL Server
2 65 (17.66%) MongoDB
3 49 (13.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 46 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (8.97%) Relational Database
6 28 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (7.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (6.79%) RDBMS
9 22 (5.98%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (5.16%) Apache Cassandra
11 19 (5.16%) NoSQL
11 19 (5.16%) Oracle Database
12 17 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (4.62%) MySQL
13 16 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (3.53%) Oracle9i Database
15 11 (2.99%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (2.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 66 (17.93%) Jenkins
2 51 (13.86%) Subversion
3 33 (8.97%) Git (software)
4 29 (7.88%) Visual Studio
5 28 (7.61%) JUnit
6 27 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (6.79%) JIRA
8 23 (6.25%) Hudson
8 23 (6.25%) Maven
9 21 (5.71%) Jasmine
10 12 (3.26%) GitLab
11 10 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (2.72%) Eclipse
12 8 (2.17%) Selenium
12 8 (2.17%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (1.63%) CA Gen
14 4 (1.09%) Sinon.JS
14 4 (1.09%) QUnit
15 3 (0.82%) Trac
General
1 19 (5.16%) Finance
2 9 (2.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.63%) Retail
3 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.36%) Electronics
4 5 (1.36%) Marketing
5 3 (0.82%) Banking
5 3 (0.82%) Front Office
5 3 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.54%) Advertising
6 2 (0.54%) Publishing
6 2 (0.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.27%) Games
7 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (31.25%) HTML
2 98 (26.63%) CSS
3 97 (26.36%) XML
4 94 (25.54%) Web Services
5 78 (21.20%) .NET
6 68 (18.48%) Spring
7 66 (17.93%) HTML5
8 65 (17.66%) SOAP
9 62 (16.85%) jQuery
10 60 (16.30%) REST
11 58 (15.76%) CSS3
12 54 (14.67%) J2EE
13 53 (14.40%) JSON
14 47 (12.77%) Ajax
15 46 (12.50%) ASP.NET
16 44 (11.96%) Hibernate
17 38 (10.33%) AngularJS
18 37 (10.05%) XSLT
19 32 (8.70%) WCF
20 28 (7.61%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.66%) Open Source
2 12 (3.26%) Replication
3 11 (2.99%) Clustering
4 10 (2.72%) NHS
5 8 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.36%) DTV
7 5 (1.36%) GIS
7 5 (1.36%) User Experience
8 4 (1.09%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.82%) Statistics
9 3 (0.82%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.54%) W3C
10 2 (0.54%) Informatics
10 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.88%) UNIX
2 27 (7.34%) Windows
3 15 (4.08%) Linux
4 10 (2.72%) Android
5 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.45%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.36%) AIX
7 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (18.75%) TDD
3 65 (17.66%) MVC
4 64 (17.39%) Scrum
5 50 (13.59%) OO
6 42 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (10.05%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (7.88%) Configuration Management
9 27 (7.34%) ETL
10 26 (7.07%) DevOps
11 25 (6.79%) SOA
12 22 (5.98%) RUP
12 22 (5.98%) DSDM
12 22 (5.98%) BDD
13 20 (5.43%) Release Management
13 20 (5.43%) Pair Programming
14 19 (5.16%) OOA/OOD
14 19 (5.16%) Unit Testing
15 17 (4.62%) Migration
15 17 (4.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 130 (35.33%) SQL
2 116 (31.52%) Java
3 113 (30.71%) JavaScript
4 61 (16.58%) C#
5 42 (11.41%) Scala
6 40 (10.87%) PHP
7 32 (8.70%) T-SQL
8 17 (4.62%) Python
9 15 (4.08%) Ruby
10 13 (3.53%) Perl
11 12 (3.26%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.72%) C++
13 9 (2.45%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.17%) C
15 7 (1.90%) VB
16 6 (1.63%) XPath
17 3 (0.82%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.82%) VC++
18 2 (0.54%) JCL
18 2 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 86 (23.37%) Security Cleared
2 79 (21.47%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.63%) Degree
4 2 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) MCSD
5 1 (0.27%) ISEB
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.54%) QA
1 2 (0.54%) HL7
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (1.90%) Hyperic
2 5 (1.36%) Ansible
2 5 (1.36%) Puppet
3 2 (0.54%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.87%) Oracle
3 22 (5.98%) IBM
4 19 (5.16%) Twitter
5 12 (3.26%) MicroStrategy
6 11 (2.99%) Cognos
7 8 (2.17%) VMware
8 7 (1.90%) CA
8 7 (1.90%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.90%) Business Objects
9 5 (1.36%) SAP
9 5 (1.36%) ESRI
10 4 (1.09%) BMC
10 4 (1.09%) Zend
11 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.54%) Teradata
11 2 (0.54%) Google
11 2 (0.54%) ILOG
11 2 (0.54%) Informatica
12 1 (0.27%) Kofax
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago