The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 159 85 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.33% 20.24% 19.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.31% 21.85% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 62 50
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +87.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
654 389 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 91.85% 92.62% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 229 218
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.15 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 97 £400 +23.07% 38
West Wales +4 66 £425 +35.55% 13
North Wales -1 1 £275 -6.77% 3
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 91 (34.21%) Java
2 80 (30.08%) SQL
3 76 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 71 (26.69%) SQL Server
5 65 (24.44%) .NET
6 63 (23.68%) CSS
7 62 (23.31%) HTML
8 49 (18.42%) C#
9 48 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (16.92%) jQuery
11 44 (16.54%) Scala
11 44 (16.54%) Web Services
11 44 (16.54%) Microsoft
12 43 (16.17%) TDD
13 40 (15.04%) MVC
14 38 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 38 (14.29%) HTML5
15 36 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
16 32 (12.03%) BDD
16 32 (12.03%) Play Framework
16 32 (12.03%) OO
17 30 (11.28%) Finance
18 28 (10.53%) Spring
18 28 (10.53%) Akka
19 27 (10.15%) Web Development
19 27 (10.15%) PHP
20 26 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (9.77%) CSS3
21 25 (9.40%) XML
22 24 (9.02%) Security Cleared

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.38%) CMS
3 8 (3.01%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.26%) MQSeries
4 6 (2.26%) Drupal
4 6 (2.26%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.88%) Kentico
6 4 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.50%) Liferay
6 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.13%) Moodle
7 3 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.13%) Node.js
7 3 (1.13%) IIS
7 3 (1.13%) SAS
7 3 (1.13%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.75%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.50%) MS Project
4 2 (0.75%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.75%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) InDesign
5 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.38%) MS Office
5 1 (0.38%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.13%) INSURE/90
3 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.75%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.38%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.39%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.13%) Force.com
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.88%) HTTP
1 5 (1.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) SSL
2 1 (0.38%) DNS
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (26.69%) SQL Server
2 36 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (8.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (6.02%) CouchDB
6 14 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.51%) Relational Database
8 11 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.63%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.88%) Ingres
12 4 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.50%) SAP BW
12 4 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.50%) MySQL
12 4 (1.50%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (1.50%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.52%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.02%) Maven
4 14 (5.26%) Ant
5 7 (2.63%) Git (software)
5 7 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.63%) Subversion
5 7 (2.63%) ClearCase
5 7 (2.63%) JUnit
5 7 (2.63%) ClearQuest
6 6 (2.26%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.26%) Jasmine
6 6 (2.26%) Selenium
6 6 (2.26%) Apache Ivy
7 4 (1.50%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.50%) JBehave
7 4 (1.50%) WebDriver
7 4 (1.50%) PhoneGap
8 3 (1.13%) Cucumber
General
1 30 (11.28%) Finance
2 10 (3.76%) Banking
3 8 (3.01%) Legal
4 5 (1.88%) Marketing
5 3 (1.13%) Publishing
6 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (24.44%) .NET
2 63 (23.68%) CSS
3 62 (23.31%) HTML
4 45 (16.92%) jQuery
5 44 (16.54%) Web Services
6 38 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 38 (14.29%) HTML5
7 32 (12.03%) Play Framework
8 28 (10.53%) Spring
8 28 (10.53%) Akka
9 26 (9.77%) CSS3
10 25 (9.40%) XML
11 23 (8.65%) .NET Framework
12 21 (7.89%) Hibernate
13 17 (6.39%) SOAP
13 17 (6.39%) Ajax
14 16 (6.02%) Batik
14 16 (6.02%) SVG
15 14 (5.26%) REST
16 13 (4.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.63%) Open Source
2 6 (2.26%) GIS
2 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.88%) Data Conversion
3 5 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.13%) iSeries
4 3 (1.13%) AS400
5 2 (0.75%) SCADA
5 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.75%) Statistics
5 2 (0.75%) Economics
5 2 (0.75%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.38%) FMCG
6 1 (0.38%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.38%) SCORM
6 1 (0.38%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.02%) UNIX
1 16 (6.02%) Windows
2 4 (1.50%) Linux
2 4 (1.50%) AIX
3 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (16.17%) TDD
3 40 (15.04%) MVC
4 32 (12.03%) BDD
4 32 (12.03%) OO
5 27 (10.15%) Web Development
6 26 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (6.77%) Process Management
8 16 (6.02%) Software Engineering
8 16 (6.02%) ETL
9 15 (5.64%) Scrum
10 9 (3.38%) Kimball Methodology
11 8 (3.01%) B2B
11 8 (3.01%) Migration
11 8 (3.01%) Web Design
12 7 (2.63%) Release Management
12 7 (2.63%) Data Analysis
12 7 (2.63%) SOA
12 7 (2.63%) Data Modelling
13 6 (2.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (34.21%) Java
2 80 (30.08%) SQL
3 76 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 49 (18.42%) C#
5 44 (16.54%) Scala
6 27 (10.15%) PHP
7 10 (3.76%) Perl
8 6 (2.26%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.88%) C++
10 4 (1.50%) C
10 4 (1.50%) ABAP
10 4 (1.50%) Groovy
11 3 (1.13%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.13%) RPG IV
11 3 (1.13%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.13%) RPG
12 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.75%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.38%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 24 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.89%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.89%) MCTS
4 8 (3.01%) MCSD
5 5 (1.88%) MCAD
6 4 (1.50%) Degree
7 2 (0.75%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.13%) HL7
1 3 (1.13%) WCAG
1 3 (1.13%) WAI
2 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.02%) Zend
3 11 (4.14%) Oracle
4 9 (3.38%) Cognos
4 9 (3.38%) Adobe
5 8 (3.01%) SAP
6 6 (2.26%) IBM
6 6 (2.26%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.26%) JBoss
7 3 (1.13%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.75%) ESRI
9 1 (0.38%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.38%) FatWire
9 1 (0.38%) HP
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