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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 171 232 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.43% 30.05% 21.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.63% 31.22% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 166 124
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £19.63 £20.70 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.19% -31.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +14.06%
Developer
UK

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
524 743 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.32% 96.24% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 484 483
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.09% -3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 40 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £8.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -1 149 £375 -3.22% 27
West Wales +4 10 £431 +18.96% 4
North Wales +3 5 £325 -7.14% 1
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 175 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 142 (36.98%) jQuery
4 126 (32.81%) TDD
5 123 (32.03%) SQL
6 117 (30.47%) Java
7 115 (29.95%) OO
8 114 (29.69%) CSS
8 114 (29.69%) HTML
9 112 (29.17%) .NET
10 103 (26.82%) C#
11 100 (26.04%) MVC
12 91 (23.70%) SQL Server
12 91 (23.70%) Unix
13 86 (22.40%) Perl
14 84 (21.88%) Software Engineering
14 84 (21.88%) Web Development
15 82 (21.35%) Selenium
16 77 (20.05%) Security Cleared
17 75 (19.53%) Unit Testing
18 67 (17.45%) Cucumber
19 61 (15.89%) Scrum
20 52 (13.54%) XML
21 50 (13.02%) SC Cleared
22 49 (12.76%) HTML5
22 49 (12.76%) Legal
23 47 (12.24%) Visual Studio
24 46 (11.98%) .NET Framework
25 45 (11.72%) ASP.NET
25 45 (11.72%) Microsoft

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 28 (7.29%) Apache
2 23 (5.99%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (4.17%) Moodle
4 10 (2.60%) CMS
4 10 (2.60%) Confluence
4 10 (2.60%) FileNet
4 10 (2.60%) LiveCycle
4 10 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 8 (2.08%) IIS
5 8 (2.08%) JBoss
6 7 (1.82%) GeoServer
6 7 (1.82%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.30%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.82%) Gliffy
3 4 (1.04%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) InDesign
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.26%) Google Play
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.65%) LDAP
2 8 (2.08%) HTTP
3 7 (1.82%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.04%) SNMP
4 4 (1.04%) VoIP
5 1 (0.26%) FTP
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (23.70%) SQL Server
2 43 (11.20%) MongoDB
3 37 (9.64%) NoSQL
4 32 (8.33%) MySQL
5 30 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (6.51%) Redis
7 22 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (5.21%) Relational Database
9 19 (4.95%) Oracle Database
10 18 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (4.17%) RDBMS
12 14 (3.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
14 11 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (1.30%) MS Access
18 4 (1.04%) OLAP
18 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 82 (21.35%) Selenium
2 67 (17.45%) Cucumber
3 47 (12.24%) Visual Studio
4 36 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 24 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (5.73%) Subversion
7 18 (4.69%) MbUnit
7 18 (4.69%) MSTest
7 18 (4.69%) NUnit
8 14 (3.65%) Ant
8 14 (3.65%) Eclipse
8 14 (3.65%) Maven
9 13 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (3.13%) JIRA
11 10 (2.60%) Hudson
12 9 (2.34%) SpecFlow
13 8 (2.08%) JUnit
14 7 (1.82%) DbUnit
14 7 (1.82%) Spock
15 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (12.76%) Legal
2 41 (10.68%) Finance
3 20 (5.21%) Back Office
4 9 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.30%) Advertising
6 3 (0.78%) Publishing
7 2 (0.52%) Marketing
7 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (36.98%) jQuery
2 114 (29.69%) CSS
2 114 (29.69%) HTML
3 112 (29.17%) .NET
4 52 (13.54%) XML
5 49 (12.76%) HTML5
6 46 (11.98%) .NET Framework
7 45 (11.72%) ASP.NET
8 42 (10.94%) AngularJS
9 41 (10.68%) RESTful
9 41 (10.68%) WCF
10 39 (10.16%) CSS3
11 37 (9.64%) Entity Framework
12 36 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 33 (8.59%) Mojolicious
14 32 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (7.55%) Spring
16 26 (6.77%) Ajax
17 25 (6.51%) Kafka
18 24 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.95%) NHS
2 12 (3.13%) e-Learning
3 11 (2.86%) User Experience
4 7 (1.82%) Replication
5 6 (1.56%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.30%) AS400
6 5 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.52%) iPad
9 2 (0.52%) W3C
10 1 (0.26%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.26%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.26%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 91 (23.70%) Unix
2 41 (10.68%) Windows
3 11 (2.86%) Linux
4 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.04%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.78%) Android
7 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (32.81%) TDD
3 115 (29.95%) OO
4 100 (26.04%) MVC
5 84 (21.88%) Software Engineering
5 84 (21.88%) Web Development
6 75 (19.53%) Unit Testing
7 61 (15.89%) Scrum
8 40 (10.42%) OOP
9 31 (8.07%) BDD
9 31 (8.07%) Front End Development
10 23 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (4.69%) ATDD
11 18 (4.69%) DevOps
11 18 (4.69%) Test-First Development
12 17 (4.43%) Document Management
12 17 (4.43%) ETL
12 17 (4.43%) Mentoring
13 16 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 168 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 123 (32.03%) SQL
3 117 (30.47%) Java
4 103 (26.82%) C#
5 86 (22.40%) Perl
6 41 (10.68%) PHP
7 31 (8.07%) Scala
8 28 (7.29%) Go
9 20 (5.21%) PL/SQL
10 19 (4.95%) TypeScript
11 18 (4.69%) ABAP
11 18 (4.69%) T-SQL
12 15 (3.91%) C++
13 10 (2.60%) SAPscript
14 7 (1.82%) ANSI SQL
15 6 (1.56%) C
16 5 (1.30%) Apple Swift
16 5 (1.30%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.30%) RPG
17 4 (1.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 77 (20.05%) Security Cleared
2 50 (13.02%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.30%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Degree
6 1 (0.26%) MCAD
6 1 (0.26%) MCSD
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.03%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.56%) QA
3 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.52%) WCAG
4 1 (0.26%) HL7
4 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (3.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 45 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.99%) Oracle
3 18 (4.69%) SAP
4 11 (2.86%) Adobe
5 10 (2.60%) ILOG
5 10 (2.60%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.60%) Splunk
6 8 (2.08%) IBM
6 8 (2.08%) Informatica
6 8 (2.08%) Teradata
6 8 (2.08%) Zend
7 7 (1.82%) Kofax
7 7 (1.82%) Lotus
8 4 (1.04%) Coverity
8 4 (1.04%) Google
9 3 (0.78%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.52%) Tableau
11 1 (0.26%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.26%) Twitter
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