The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 7 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 26 34 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 24.53% 60.71% 19.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.53% 62.96% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 2
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£318 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Developer
Wales

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
98 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 92.45% 96.43% 83.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 11
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £301 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.05 £90.00 £16.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.50% +459.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £90.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £90.00 £21.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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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
Swansea -7 24 £340 -1.73% 3
Pembrokeshire - - - - 1
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 32 (52.46%) SQL
2 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
3 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (40.98%) Java
5 22 (36.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (36.07%) Open Source
5 22 (36.07%) MongoDB
6 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
7 20 (32.79%) SC Cleared
7 20 (32.79%) Web Services
8 19 (31.15%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (29.51%) Windows
9 18 (29.51%) SOAP
9 18 (29.51%) REST
9 18 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (29.51%) Jenkins
10 17 (27.87%) JSON
10 17 (27.87%) Spring
10 17 (27.87%) UNIX
10 17 (27.87%) Data Modelling
10 17 (27.87%) SOA
11 16 (26.23%) Scrum
11 16 (26.23%) TDD
11 16 (26.23%) Relational Database
12 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (24.59%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (22.95%) PerformancePoint
13 14 (22.95%) MDX
13 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (22.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.48%) IIS
3 5 (8.20%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) GitHub
2 5 (8.20%) IaaS
2 5 (8.20%) PaaS
3 4 (6.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) AMQP
2 5 (8.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 22 (36.07%) MongoDB
3 19 (31.15%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (26.23%) Relational Database
5 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 14 (22.95%) OLAP
6 14 (22.95%) RDBMS
6 14 (22.95%) PerformancePoint
7 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) Firebird
8 2 (3.28%) MySQL
8 2 (3.28%) InterBase
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (29.51%) Jenkins
3 12 (19.67%) GitLab
4 7 (11.48%) CA Gen
4 7 (11.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.64%) Ant
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.64%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) Maven
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (1.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) Web Services
2 18 (29.51%) SOAP
2 18 (29.51%) REST
3 17 (27.87%) Spring
3 17 (27.87%) JSON
4 15 (24.59%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (22.95%) MDX
6 11 (18.03%) Spring MVC
7 8 (13.11%) Apache Camel
8 5 (8.20%) .NET
9 2 (3.28%) XML
9 2 (3.28%) HTML
9 2 (3.28%) CSS
10 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.64%) J2EE
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.64%) EJB
10 1 (1.64%) WCF
10 1 (1.64%) jQuery
10 1 (1.64%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) Open Source
2 11 (18.03%) Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.28%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) UNIX
3 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.20%) Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) CentOS
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.51%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (27.87%) Data Modelling
3 17 (27.87%) SOA
4 16 (26.23%) TDD
4 16 (26.23%) Scrum
5 14 (22.95%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (21.31%) MVC
7 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.75%) Configuration Management
9 5 (8.20%) DevOps
10 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.56%) OO
11 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
12 2 (3.28%) OOP
12 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
12 2 (3.28%) Workflow
12 2 (3.28%) Migration
12 2 (3.28%) MSF
12 2 (3.28%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (52.46%) SQL
2 25 (40.98%) Java
3 5 (8.20%) Scala
4 4 (6.56%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.92%) C
5 3 (4.92%) C#
6 2 (3.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Security Cleared
2 20 (32.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Hyperic
2 5 (8.20%) Ansible
2 5 (8.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) CA
2 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
2 7 (11.48%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) BMC
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) HP
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