The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 52 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.03% 1.03% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.08% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £425 £345 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £322 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £378 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
Senior 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
571 832 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.94% 95.09% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 571 486
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 30
Median hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 July 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 +12 5 £425 +30.76% 8
West Wales - 1 - - 2
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 32 (65.31%) C#
2 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 30 (61.22%) MVC
3 28 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
5 24 (48.98%) CSS
5 24 (48.98%) Finance
6 22 (44.90%) Visual Studio
6 22 (44.90%) jQuery
7 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (40.82%) Scrum
9 19 (38.78%) HTML
10 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (36.73%) TDD
10 18 (36.73%) WCF
10 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (36.73%) BDD
11 17 (34.69%) MSTest
11 17 (34.69%) HTML5
11 17 (34.69%) MbUnit
11 17 (34.69%) CSS3
11 17 (34.69%) ATDD
11 17 (34.69%) Web Development
11 17 (34.69%) Test-First Development
11 17 (34.69%) NUnit
11 17 (34.69%) TypeScript
11 17 (34.69%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (34.69%) AngularJS
12 16 (32.65%) DevOps
12 16 (32.65%) Mentoring

Senior 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 5 (10.20%) Apache
1 5 (10.20%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (10.20%) Moodle
1 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) LDAP
2 5 (10.20%) HTTP
3 2 (4.08%) SNMP
3 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) MySQL
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Visual Studio
2 17 (34.69%) MbUnit
2 17 (34.69%) MSTest
2 17 (34.69%) NUnit
3 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.08%) StarTeam
5 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (61.22%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) CSS
3 22 (44.90%) jQuery
4 19 (38.78%) HTML
5 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (36.73%) WCF
6 17 (34.69%) AngularJS
6 17 (34.69%) CSS3
6 17 (34.69%) HTML5
6 17 (34.69%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
7 10 (20.41%) Entity Framework
8 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.24%) Spring
10 6 (12.24%) XML
11 5 (10.20%) JDBC
11 5 (10.20%) JSP
11 5 (10.20%) Servlets
11 5 (10.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) NHS
2 3 (6.12%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) MVC
2 28 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (40.82%) Scrum
5 18 (36.73%) BDD
5 18 (36.73%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (36.73%) TDD
6 17 (34.69%) ATDD
6 17 (34.69%) Test-First Development
6 17 (34.69%) Web Development
7 16 (32.65%) DevOps
7 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
8 10 (20.41%) OOP
9 9 (18.37%) OO
10 5 (10.20%) Front End Development
11 4 (8.16%) Change Control
11 4 (8.16%) ITIL
12 3 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) C#
2 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
3 17 (34.69%) TypeScript
4 8 (16.33%) Java
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 6 (12.24%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.12%) Scala
7 2 (4.08%) C
7 2 (4.08%) C++
8 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.04%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) IBM
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.08%) Coverity
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Zend
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