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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 52 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 19 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.98% 1.60% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.63% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Average daily rate £328 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £315 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.75 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+32.66% +10.29%
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
616 674 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.55% 97.82% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 423 269
Average daily rate £338 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.03 £22.50 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 15 £326 -18.43% 10
North Wales - 3 - - 3
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (63.64%) MVC
2 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (48.48%) CSS
5 15 (45.45%) OOP
5 15 (45.45%) OO
6 14 (42.42%) .NET
7 13 (39.39%) HTML
7 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
8 12 (36.36%) C#
8 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
8 12 (36.36%) HTTP
8 12 (36.36%) TDD
9 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (30.30%) NHS
10 10 (30.30%) Scrum
10 10 (30.30%) Web Services
11 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 9 (27.27%) jQuery
11 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
11 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 8 (24.24%) RESTful
12 8 (24.24%) Java
12 8 (24.24%) XML
13 7 (21.21%) SQL
13 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
13 7 (21.21%) CSS3
13 7 (21.21%) WCF
14 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (9.09%) Node.js
1 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) HTTP
2 6 (18.18%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 6 (18.18%) QUnit
2 6 (18.18%) Sinon.JS
2 6 (18.18%) Subversion
3 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
3 5 (15.15%) Hudson
3 5 (15.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 5 (15.15%) Trac
4 2 (6.06%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.03%) Grunt
5 1 (3.03%) gulp
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (15.15%) Back Office
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) CSS
2 14 (42.42%) .NET
3 13 (39.39%) HTML
4 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (30.30%) Web Services
7 9 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
7 9 (27.27%) jQuery
8 8 (24.24%) RESTful
8 8 (24.24%) XML
9 7 (21.21%) CSS3
9 7 (21.21%) WCF
10 6 (18.18%) Ajax
10 6 (18.18%) HTML5
10 6 (18.18%) RequireJS
11 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (15.15%) SOAP
11 5 (15.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) NHS
2 4 (12.12%) W3C
3 2 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Android
1 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) MVC
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (45.45%) OO
3 15 (45.45%) OOP
4 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
5 12 (36.36%) TDD
6 10 (30.30%) Scrum
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.15%) Analytics
8 5 (15.15%) BDD
9 4 (12.12%) SOA
10 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
11 2 (6.06%) Coaching
11 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 2 (6.06%) MVVM
11 2 (6.06%) UML
12 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
12 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
12 1 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
12 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) PHP
5 4 (12.12%) Python
5 4 (12.12%) Ruby
6 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Apex Code
7 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
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