Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 24 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.

Developer
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -9 0 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 20 79 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 11.70% 26.87% 36.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.05% 27.62% 39.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 52 67
Newport median daily rate £413 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.16% +10.47% +7.50%
10th Percentile £363 £351 £323
90th Percentile £525 £584 £528
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £344
% change year-on-year -11.76% +23.64% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Newport median hourly rate - £57.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +538.89% -
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £39.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -53.16% +88.10% -85.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newport. 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
Newport
Contract vacancies in Newport with a recognized job title 166 286 229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.08% 97.28% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 186 136
Newport median daily rate £400 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.72% +7.47%
10th Percentile £149 £284 £303
90th Percentile £575 £550 £511
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 19
Newport median hourly rate £41.50 £46.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.75% +190.63% -36.00%
10th Percentile £21.20 £11.02 £9.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £65.63 £29.65
South Wales median hourly rate £16.50 £15.38 £15.81
% change year-on-year +7.32% -2.72% +17.07%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Newport

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Newport

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Newport over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Newport

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Newport

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Newport region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Ingres
4 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) Coaching
5 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Scala
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) Unix
5 4 (20.00%) AIX
5 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) SAS
5 4 (20.00%) OpenROAD
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) C
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (15.00%) Ingres ABF
6 3 (15.00%) D3.js
7 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (10.00%) Go

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 4 (20.00%) OpenROAD
1 4 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon Alexa
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (5.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Ingres
2 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.00%) Base SAS
3 2 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Hudson
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Toad
3 1 (5.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) D3.js
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Flask
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) ODBC
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) JSON
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) SVG
3 1 (5.00%) Swagger
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) AIX
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon Linux
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Coaching
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (15.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Microservices
4 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile First
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) OOD
5 1 (5.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Scala
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Ingres ABF
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) IBM