The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Wales region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Wales / West Wales
Rank 17 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 9 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 9.38% 45.83% 26.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.68% 47.83% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Median daily rate £375 £275 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £268 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £465 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West 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
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 23 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 96.88% 95.83% 98.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 16 28
Median daily rate £450 £275 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £232 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +29.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Swansea -14 9 £375 +36.36% 8
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 West Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 54 (85.71%) Java
2 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (68.25%) Security Cleared
4 35 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 30 (47.62%) Ansible
6 29 (46.03%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (46.03%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (42.86%) Jenkins
8 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
9 24 (38.10%) REST
10 23 (36.51%) Web Services
11 22 (34.92%) Domain-Driven Design
12 21 (33.33%) Open Source
13 20 (31.75%) Relational Database
13 20 (31.75%) Configuration Management
13 20 (31.75%) Software Delivery
14 18 (28.57%) Scrum
15 17 (26.98%) JSON
15 17 (26.98%) Mentoring
15 17 (26.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (25.40%) CSS
16 16 (25.40%) HTML
17 15 (23.81%) SQL
17 15 (23.81%) JUnit
17 15 (23.81%) Linux
17 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
17 15 (23.81%) Selenium
18 14 (22.22%) QA
18 14 (22.22%) Windows
18 14 (22.22%) Dropwizard

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (46.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.75%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.35%) Event Store
3 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.59%) Redis
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
2 15 (23.81%) JUnit
2 15 (23.81%) Selenium
3 13 (20.63%) JBehave
4 3 (4.76%) JIRA
5 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.17%) Maven
6 1 (1.59%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Babel
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Electronics
2 9 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 9 (14.29%) Marketing
2 9 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) REST
2 23 (36.51%) Web Services
3 17 (26.98%) JSON
4 16 (25.40%) CSS
4 16 (25.40%) HTML
5 14 (22.22%) Dropwizard
6 13 (20.63%) XML
7 5 (7.94%) RESTful
8 3 (4.76%) .NET
8 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.76%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.76%) HTML5
8 3 (4.76%) Spring
9 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.17%) LINQ
9 2 (3.17%) Play Framework
10 1 (1.59%) SAP PI
10 1 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Blog
2 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Linux
2 14 (22.22%) Windows
3 13 (20.63%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.03%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (34.92%) Domain-Driven Design
4 21 (33.33%) Open Source
5 20 (31.75%) Configuration Management
5 20 (31.75%) Software Delivery
6 18 (28.57%) Scrum
7 17 (26.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (26.98%) Mentoring
8 13 (20.63%) Automated Testing
9 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (14.29%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.94%) DevOps
13 4 (6.35%) CQRS
14 3 (4.76%) Microservices
14 3 (4.76%) MVC
14 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
15 2 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (85.71%) Java
2 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (4.76%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) Scala
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) ABAP
6 1 (1.59%) Go
6 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (68.25%) Security Cleared
2 35 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (47.62%) Ansible
2 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.35%) Puppet
3 3 (4.76%) Terraform
4 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.59%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) SAP
2 3 (4.76%) Google
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
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