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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 167 113 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.49% 18.90% 23.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.93% 20.36% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 89 65
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£325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £21.80 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 - £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.36 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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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
670 555 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.23% 92.81% 91.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 345 263
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 September 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
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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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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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 +3 129 £319 +2.00% 64
West Wales -1 11 £255 -15.00% 3
North Wales - - - - 11
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Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 169 (49.27%) Java
2 114 (33.24%) SQL
3 104 (30.32%) Web Services
4 101 (29.45%) HTML
5 100 (29.15%) JavaScript
6 85 (24.78%) XML
7 81 (23.62%) .NET
8 79 (23.03%) TDD
9 78 (22.74%) Spring
10 75 (21.87%) CSS
11 69 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
12 68 (19.83%) SQL Server
13 63 (18.37%) Security Cleared
14 60 (17.49%) BDD
15 55 (16.03%) J2EE
16 54 (15.74%) OO
17 52 (15.16%) C#
17 52 (15.16%) MVC
17 52 (15.16%) SC Cleared
18 51 (14.87%) jQuery
18 51 (14.87%) Scala
19 48 (13.99%) Hibernate
20 46 (13.41%) ASP.NET
21 43 (12.54%) Microsoft
22 41 (11.95%) PHP
23 39 (11.37%) Relational Database
24 38 (11.08%) XSLT
25 35 (10.20%) Finance
25 35 (10.20%) REST
26 34 (9.91%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (6.71%) WebSphere
2 22 (6.41%) FileNet
3 15 (4.37%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.50%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.04%) CMS
6 7 (2.04%) Drupal
6 7 (2.04%) ArcGIS
6 7 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.75%) Confluence
7 6 (1.75%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.46%) Node.js
9 4 (1.17%) Apache
10 3 (0.87%) IIS
10 3 (0.87%) OpenROAD
10 3 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.87%) Moodle
11 2 (0.58%) Kentico
11 2 (0.58%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (1.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.58%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (5.54%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.92%) HTTP
2 6 (1.75%) Intranet
3 3 (0.87%) SMS
4 2 (0.58%) SSL
4 2 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
5 1 (0.29%) Network Security
5 1 (0.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.37%) Relational Database
3 25 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (6.71%) MongoDB
5 19 (5.54%) CouchDB
6 18 (5.25%) RDBMS
7 13 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.79%) MySQL
7 13 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.04%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.75%) DB2
12 3 (0.87%) MS Access
12 3 (0.87%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.87%) DTS
Development Applications
1 32 (9.33%) Subversion
2 25 (7.29%) JUnit
3 24 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 24 (7.00%) Selenium
4 22 (6.41%) Maven
5 18 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (4.66%) Jenkins
7 15 (4.37%) Git (software)
8 12 (3.50%) Ant
9 10 (2.92%) JIRA
9 10 (2.92%) Jasmine
9 10 (2.92%) Hudson
10 9 (2.62%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.62%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.75%) Apache Ivy
12 5 (1.46%) CA Gen
12 5 (1.46%) JBehave
12 5 (1.46%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.87%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (10.20%) Finance
2 9 (2.62%) Banking
3 7 (2.04%) Marketing
4 4 (1.17%) Retail
4 4 (1.17%) Legal
5 3 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.58%) Publishing
6 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.58%) Front Office
6 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (30.32%) Web Services
2 101 (29.45%) HTML
3 85 (24.78%) XML
4 81 (23.62%) .NET
5 78 (22.74%) Spring
6 75 (21.87%) CSS
7 55 (16.03%) J2EE
8 51 (14.87%) jQuery
9 48 (13.99%) Hibernate
10 46 (13.41%) ASP.NET
11 38 (11.08%) XSLT
12 35 (10.20%) REST
13 34 (9.91%) HTML5
13 34 (9.91%) Play Framework
14 32 (9.33%) SOAP
15 31 (9.04%) Ajax
16 29 (8.45%) Akka
17 25 (7.29%) CSS3
18 23 (6.71%) Struts
19 22 (6.41%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.83%) Open Source
2 10 (2.92%) GIS
3 4 (1.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (0.58%) W3C
4 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.58%) Informatics
4 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.29%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.29%) iPhone
5 1 (0.29%) iSeries
5 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.29%) AS400
5 1 (0.29%) Statistics
5 1 (0.29%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.29%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.83%) UNIX
2 14 (4.08%) Linux
3 11 (3.21%) Windows
4 8 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.75%) Android
6 3 (0.87%) AIX
7 2 (0.58%) Solaris
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (23.03%) TDD
2 69 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (17.49%) BDD
4 54 (15.74%) OO
5 52 (15.16%) MVC
6 33 (9.62%) Scrum
7 27 (7.87%) Web Development
8 20 (5.83%) Unit Testing
9 19 (5.54%) Configuration Management
9 19 (5.54%) Process Management
10 18 (5.25%) Software Engineering
11 17 (4.96%) UML
11 17 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (4.66%) SOA
13 15 (4.37%) Pair Programming
14 14 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (3.50%) RAD
15 12 (3.50%) Coaching
16 11 (3.21%) Mentoring
16 11 (3.21%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 169 (49.27%) Java
2 114 (33.24%) SQL
3 100 (29.15%) JavaScript
4 52 (15.16%) C#
5 51 (14.87%) Scala
6 41 (11.95%) PHP
7 14 (4.08%) Perl
8 13 (3.79%) C++
9 9 (2.62%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.04%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.75%) Python
11 6 (1.75%) Ruby
12 5 (1.46%) XPath
12 5 (1.46%) VC++
13 4 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.17%) Groovy
14 3 (0.87%) PHP5
14 3 (0.87%) PHP4
14 3 (0.87%) C
15 2 (0.58%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 63 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 52 (15.16%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.17%) MCTS
5 3 (0.87%) Degree
5 3 (0.87%) MCSD
6 2 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.75%) WCAG
1 6 (1.75%) WAI
2 2 (0.58%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.58%) Kibana
2 2 (0.58%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 43 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.04%) Oracle
3 27 (7.87%) IBM
4 15 (4.37%) Zend
5 13 (3.79%) Cognos
6 7 (2.04%) Thunderhead
7 6 (1.75%) Twitter
7 6 (1.75%) CA
8 5 (1.46%) JBoss
8 5 (1.46%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.46%) ESRI
9 3 (0.87%) SAP
10 2 (0.58%) HP
11 1 (0.29%) Citrix
11 1 (0.29%) Informatica
11 1 (0.29%) Google
11 1 (0.29%) Talend
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