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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 9 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 31.25% 16.67% 44.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 18.37% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 16
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£400 £298 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% -33.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £211 £408
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 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% +105.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75 49 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 93.75% 90.74% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 30
Average daily rate £400 £289 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.63% -35.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £685 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.35 £40.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.12% +128.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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 29 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 29 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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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 +2 25 £400 +42.22% 8
Developer
Wales

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 51 (57.95%) Java
2 36 (40.91%) Scala
3 33 (37.50%) Akka
3 33 (37.50%) Play Framework
4 32 (36.36%) TDD
5 29 (32.95%) BDD
5 29 (32.95%) Web Services
6 28 (31.82%) MVC
7 26 (29.55%) .NET
8 25 (28.41%) OO
9 22 (25.00%) Process Management
9 22 (25.00%) Web Development
10 21 (23.86%) Batik
10 21 (23.86%) CouchDB
10 21 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (23.86%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (23.86%) SVG
11 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (19.32%) PHP
13 16 (18.18%) Zend
14 15 (17.05%) SQL
14 15 (17.05%) C#
15 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
15 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
15 14 (15.91%) jQuery
16 13 (14.77%) J2EE
17 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
17 12 (13.64%) Spring
18 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
18 10 (11.36%) HTML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (6.82%) Drupal
2 5 (5.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.27%) Moodle
4 1 (1.14%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.86%) Cloud Computing
1 21 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) CouchDB
2 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.68%) CA Gen
4 4 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Publishing
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) Akka
1 33 (37.50%) Play Framework
2 29 (32.95%) Web Services
3 26 (29.55%) .NET
4 21 (23.86%) SVG
4 21 (23.86%) Batik
5 14 (15.91%) jQuery
5 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET
6 13 (14.77%) J2EE
7 12 (13.64%) Spring
8 10 (11.36%) .NET Framework
8 10 (11.36%) CSS
8 10 (11.36%) HTML
9 8 (9.09%) Hibernate
10 7 (7.95%) HTML5
11 6 (6.82%) Symfony
11 6 (6.82%) CodeIgniter
12 5 (5.68%) JSF
12 5 (5.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (5.68%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Open Source
2 2 (2.27%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.36%) TDD
2 29 (32.95%) BDD
3 28 (31.82%) MVC
4 25 (28.41%) OO
5 22 (25.00%) Process Management
5 22 (25.00%) Web Development
6 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.23%) Pair Programming
8 6 (6.82%) Scrum
8 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (3.41%) SOA
11 3 (3.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (2.27%) Web Design
12 2 (2.27%) DevOps
12 2 (2.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) Java
2 36 (40.91%) Scala
3 17 (19.32%) PHP
4 15 (17.05%) SQL
4 15 (17.05%) C#
5 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.41%) XPath
7 2 (2.27%) C
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.68%) MCTS
3 4 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Zend
2 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.23%) Oracle
4 5 (5.68%) CA
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