The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 18 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.19% 7.44% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.41% 7.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 0
Median daily rate £225 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £313
% change year-on-year - +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £47.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -12.23% +370.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. 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
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 333 386 244
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.97% 98.97% 97.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 270 187
Median daily rate £361 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.21% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Web Developer in the job title.

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 30 March 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 25 (100.00%) Web Development
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 16 (64.00%) Front End Development
4 14 (56.00%) HTML
4 14 (56.00%) CSS
4 14 (56.00%) HTML5
5 13 (52.00%) jQuery
5 13 (52.00%) Docker
6 12 (48.00%) CSS3
7 11 (44.00%) Data Protection
7 11 (44.00%) Ajax
8 9 (36.00%) Spring
8 9 (36.00%) RUP
8 9 (36.00%) Java
8 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
8 9 (36.00%) Microservices
9 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (32.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (28.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (28.00%) Sass
10 7 (28.00%) Web Design
11 6 (24.00%) User Experience
12 5 (20.00%) Zend
12 5 (20.00%) Zend Framework
12 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 5 (20.00%) LAMP
12 5 (20.00%) PHP
12 5 (20.00%) OOP

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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Extranet
1 2 (8.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Grunt
2 2 (8.00%) gulp
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Publishing
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) CSS
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
1 14 (56.00%) HTML5
2 13 (52.00%) jQuery
3 12 (48.00%) CSS3
4 11 (44.00%) Ajax
5 9 (36.00%) Hibernate
5 9 (36.00%) Spring
6 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (32.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (28.00%) Sass
8 5 (20.00%) LAMP
8 5 (20.00%) Zend Framework
9 4 (16.00%) .NET
9 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
9 4 (16.00%) Durandal
9 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (16.00%) Node.js
9 4 (16.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Web Development
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) Front End Development
4 11 (44.00%) Data Protection
5 9 (36.00%) Microservices
5 9 (36.00%) RUP
6 7 (28.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (28.00%) Web Design
7 5 (20.00%) OOP
8 4 (16.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (16.00%) Wireframes
9 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (8.00%) BDD
9 2 (8.00%) CRM
9 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.00%) TDD
9 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) VMware