The median contractor rate for a Developer was £306 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bridgend during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
South Wales / Bridgend
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 33.33% 28.57% 12.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 28.57% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £306 £563 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.55% +40.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £454 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £594 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bridgend. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bridgend
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9 14 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bridgend 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 17
Median daily rate £313 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £594 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
Median hourly rate £36.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bridgend.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Bridgend

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Bridgend.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Bridgend

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Bridgend

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bridgend region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Handset
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Website Optimizer
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (25.00%) Trello
3 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (25.00%) UIKit
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Trello
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) UIKit
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Handset
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile First
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle