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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 32 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 35 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.95% 2.48% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.09% 2.57% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 3
Median daily rate £388 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -9.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £40.29
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -0.70%
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
575 740 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.79% 96.73% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 448 431
Median daily rate £370 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 42 27
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.40 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.89% -14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.95 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 May 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 5 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 +16 31 £388 -16.66% 5
West Wales +13 2 £356 +1.78%
North Wales - 2 - - 1
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (61.11%) C#
2 32 (59.26%) .NET
2 32 (59.26%) MVC
3 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
4 30 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 27 (50.00%) CSS
6 25 (46.30%) jQuery
7 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (44.44%) Finance
8 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
9 22 (40.74%) HTML
10 21 (38.89%) Scrum
10 21 (38.89%) TDD
11 20 (37.04%) WCF
11 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (37.04%) BDD
11 20 (37.04%) CSS3
12 19 (35.19%) HTML5
13 18 (33.33%) Web Development
13 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
13 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
14 17 (31.48%) TypeScript
14 17 (31.48%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (31.48%) ATDD
14 17 (31.48%) MSTest
14 17 (31.48%) MbUnit
14 17 (31.48%) Test-First Development
14 17 (31.48%) NUnit
15 16 (29.63%) DevOps

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 (9.26%) Apache
1 5 (9.26%) IBM HTTP Server
1 5 (9.26%) Moodle
1 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) HTTP
2 6 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (3.70%) SNMP
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) MySQL
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (9.26%) RDBMS
3 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
2 17 (31.48%) MbUnit
2 17 (31.48%) MSTest
2 17 (31.48%) NUnit
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.56%) Hudson
5 3 (5.56%) Jasmine
5 3 (5.56%) QUnit
5 3 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 2 (3.70%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (3.70%) StarTeam
6 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 2 (3.70%) Trac
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) .NET
2 27 (50.00%) CSS
3 25 (46.30%) jQuery
4 22 (40.74%) HTML
5 20 (37.04%) CSS3
5 20 (37.04%) WCF
6 19 (35.19%) HTML5
7 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 18 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (31.48%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 12 (22.22%) Entity Framework
10 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (11.11%) XML
13 5 (9.26%) Java EE
13 5 (9.26%) Spring
13 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
13 5 (9.26%) WinForms
13 5 (9.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) NHS
2 3 (5.56%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.70%) W3C
4 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) MVC
2 30 (55.56%) Unit Testing
3 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (38.89%) Scrum
4 21 (38.89%) TDD
5 20 (37.04%) BDD
5 20 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (33.33%) Web Development
7 17 (31.48%) ATDD
7 17 (31.48%) Mentoring
7 17 (31.48%) Test-First Development
8 16 (29.63%) DevOps
9 14 (25.93%) OOP
10 13 (24.07%) OO
11 5 (9.26%) Front End Development
11 5 (9.26%) ITIL
12 4 (7.41%) Change Control
12 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 4 (7.41%) UML
13 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (61.11%) C#
2 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
3 17 (31.48%) TypeScript
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
5 7 (12.96%) Java
5 7 (12.96%) PHP
6 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.70%) C
7 2 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) Scala
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) IBM
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Coverity
4 1 (1.85%) HP
4 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.85%) Zend
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