Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Web Developer
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 39 78
Rank change year-on-year -19 +39 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 4 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.63% 2.47% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 2.53% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 4
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.68% +21.09%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £259
90th Percentile £375 £388 £425
South Wales median daily rate £350 £338 £375
% change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +13.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £9.00
South Wales median hourly rate - - £9.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cardiff
Contract vacancies in Cardiff with a recognized job title 615 554 841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 97.71% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 412 688
Cardiff median daily rate £364 £375 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +9.65% -2.29%
10th Percentile £167 £175 £207
90th Percentile £500 £525 £463
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 22
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.97% +10.19%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.88 £36.55 £19.80
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.64 £15.75
% change year-on-year +11.93% -0.73% +12.50%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Cardiff

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in Cardiff

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in Cardiff

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Web 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 Cardiff region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) NUnit
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) Perforce
4 1 (25.00%) FxCop
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) FxCop
2 1 (25.00%) GitLab
2 1 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (25.00%) gulp
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) PhpStorm
2 1 (25.00%) ReSharper
2 1 (25.00%) SonarQube
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Velocity
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Perforce