The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 52 63 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 22 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.76% 0.84% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.93% 0.89% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 8
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£350 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £398 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.64%
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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
751 788 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.11% 94.03% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 488 251
Average daily rate £350 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Wales region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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 +18 18 £463 +23.33% 4
West Wales - 2 £350 -
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Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 14 (42.42%) .NET
3 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (39.39%) C#
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 9 (27.27%) NHS
7 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
8 8 (24.24%) Mainframe
8 8 (24.24%) Java
9 7 (21.21%) MySQL
9 7 (21.21%) OOP
9 7 (21.21%) MCDBA
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (21.21%) Spring
9 7 (21.21%) Entity Framework
10 6 (18.18%) MCITP
10 6 (18.18%) Java SE
10 6 (18.18%) WCF
10 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.18%) Back Office
10 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
11 5 (15.15%) JBoss
11 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) JBoss
1 5 (15.15%) FileNet
1 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database
3 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.06%) Firebird
5 2 (6.06%) InterBase
6 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
1 5 (15.15%) Subversion
2 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (9.09%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) .NET
2 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
3 7 (21.21%) Spring
3 7 (21.21%) Entity Framework
4 6 (18.18%) Java SE
4 6 (18.18%) WCF
4 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 5 (15.15%) LINQ
5 5 (15.15%) Drools
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (12.12%) WinForms
6 4 (12.12%) HTML
6 4 (12.12%) Web Services
7 3 (9.09%) XML
7 3 (9.09%) CSS
7 3 (9.09%) RESTful
8 2 (6.06%) WPF
8 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.06%) HTML5
8 2 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) NHS
2 8 (24.24%) Mainframe
3 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.06%) User Experience
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Scrum
3 7 (21.21%) OOP
4 5 (15.15%) Workflow
4 5 (15.15%) ETL
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) TDD
5 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
5 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 4 (12.12%) UML
6 3 (9.09%) MVVM
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) Kanban
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) OOD
7 2 (6.06%) SOA
7 2 (6.06%) OO
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Coaching
8 1 (3.03%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Scala
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) Delphi
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Perl
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (21.21%) MCDBA
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) HL7
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.03%) InterSystems