The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Developer
Rank 79 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.26% 0.19% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.20% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +53.84%
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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
744 499 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.02% 93.97% 91.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 283 230
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 29
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £19.17 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Wales region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 October 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 -15 2 £338 +35.00% 3
Microsoft Developer
UK

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) CA Gen
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) XSL
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (40.00%) CA Gen
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSL
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) CAML
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago