The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Wales region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 8 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 34.65% 17.39% 41.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.63% 21.05% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £298 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -31.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £316 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93 38 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 92.08% 82.61% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 37
Average daily rate £375 £288 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -34.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £392 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 £40.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.12% +135.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Developer
Wales

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Swansea +5 34 £350 +12.90% 6
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 52 (51.49%) Java
2 38 (37.62%) Scala
3 34 (33.66%) Akka
3 34 (33.66%) Play Framework
4 33 (32.67%) TDD
5 32 (31.68%) .NET
6 31 (30.69%) BDD
7 29 (28.71%) Web Services
7 29 (28.71%) MVC
8 26 (25.74%) OO
9 24 (23.76%) Process Management
9 24 (23.76%) Web Development
10 22 (21.78%) Batik
10 22 (21.78%) CouchDB
10 22 (21.78%) Amazon AWS
10 22 (21.78%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (21.78%) SVG
10 22 (21.78%) C#
11 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
12 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
12 19 (18.81%) SQL
13 18 (17.82%) PHP
13 18 (17.82%) jQuery
13 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
15 16 (15.84%) Zend
16 15 (14.85%) .NET Framework
16 15 (14.85%) HTML
16 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
17 14 (13.86%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.94%) Drupal
2 4 (3.96%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.98%) Moodle
4 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.99%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.78%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (21.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.78%) CouchDB
2 20 (19.80%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.95%) CA Gen
4 4 (3.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.98%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (2.97%) Marketing
2 2 (1.98%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.66%) Akka
1 34 (33.66%) Play Framework
2 32 (31.68%) .NET
3 29 (28.71%) Web Services
4 22 (21.78%) SVG
4 22 (21.78%) Batik
5 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET
6 18 (17.82%) jQuery
7 15 (14.85%) .NET Framework
7 15 (14.85%) HTML
8 14 (13.86%) CSS
9 12 (11.88%) J2EE
10 11 (10.89%) Spring
10 11 (10.89%) HTML5
11 8 (7.92%) Hibernate
11 8 (7.92%) CSS3
12 6 (5.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (5.94%) Symfony
12 6 (5.94%) CodeIgniter
13 5 (4.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.97%) Open Source
2 2 (1.98%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) TDD
2 31 (30.69%) BDD
3 29 (28.71%) MVC
4 26 (25.74%) OO
5 24 (23.76%) Process Management
5 24 (23.76%) Web Development
6 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.91%) Pair Programming
8 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.95%) Scrum
9 5 (4.95%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.96%) Web Application Development
10 4 (3.96%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
11 3 (2.97%) SOA
11 3 (2.97%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (1.98%) DevOps
12 2 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (1.98%) Web Design
12 2 (1.98%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 52 (51.49%) Java
2 38 (37.62%) Scala
3 22 (21.78%) C#
4 19 (18.81%) SQL
5 18 (17.82%) PHP
6 15 (14.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.98%) C
7 2 (1.98%) XPath
8 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (8.91%) MCTS
2 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.84%) Zend
3 8 (7.92%) Oracle
4 5 (4.95%) CA
5 3 (2.97%) Adobe