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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 65 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.80% 0.18% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 0.19% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
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£321 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.44% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
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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
735 518 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.72% 93.17% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 327 280
Average daily rate £350 £325 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 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 +8 12 £316 - 9
West Wales - 2 £450 - 2
North Wales - - - -
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Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) MVC
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) HTML5
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) PHP
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) OO
7 6 (30.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) Ruby
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 6 (30.00%) CSS3
8 5 (25.00%) Ajax
9 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (20.00%) Scala
9 4 (20.00%) SOA
9 4 (20.00%) SOAP
9 4 (20.00%) .NET
9 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.00%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (15.00%) QUnit
10 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
10 3 (15.00%) Sass

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) QUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Jasmine
2 3 (15.00%) Sinon.JS
3 2 (10.00%) Hudson
3 2 (10.00%) Trac
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Xcode
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.00%) PhantomJS
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) HTML5
4 6 (30.00%) CSS3
4 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) Ajax
6 4 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.00%) Spring
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) REST
7 3 (15.00%) Sass
8 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
8 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.00%) JSON
8 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) W3C
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) OOP
7 2 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (5.00%) Analytics
8 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) C++
7 1 (5.00%) MUMPS
7 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSD
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
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