Period
to 21 September 2021

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £508 per day in advertised job vacancies in Newport during the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 12 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 52 20 26
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 16.30% 10.99% 8.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.37% 11.76% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 21
10th Percentile £413 £413 £313
25th Percentile £465 £425 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £481 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.32% +20.63%
75th Percentile £538 £527 £513
90th Percentile £605 £575 £550
South Wales median daily rate £450 £450 £414
% change year-on-year - +8.76% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.11% - -

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 283 170 289
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 88.71% 93.41% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 117 220
10th Percentile £263 £179 £306
25th Percentile £413 £400 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £440
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.11% +5.39%
75th Percentile £545 £525 £513
90th Percentile £575 £550 £560
South Wales median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 20
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.74 £18.76
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.13 £22.80
Median hourly rate £24.30 £20.00 £42.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.50% -52.38% +170.97%
75th Percentile £38.80 £23.75 "
90th Percentile £42.00 £24.54 £42.40
South Wales median hourly rate £19.50 £17.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +9.86% - +42.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Newport

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Developer in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Developer in Newport

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Developer in Newport over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Developer in Newport

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Developer in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Developer in Newport

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newport region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 38 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 37 (71.15%) SC Cleared
3 25 (48.08%) .NET
4 22 (42.31%) C#
4 22 (42.31%) .NET Framework
5 21 (40.38%) UML
5 21 (40.38%) OOA/OOD
5 21 (40.38%) OO
5 21 (40.38%) Windows
6 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
6 12 (23.08%) VoIP
6 12 (23.08%) SNMP
6 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 12 (23.08%) Requirements Management
6 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
6 12 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (21.15%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (21.15%) Architectural Design
7 11 (21.15%) Python
8 10 (19.23%) Military
9 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
9 9 (17.31%) SQL
9 9 (17.31%) DevOps
10 8 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (15.38%) Public Sector
11 6 (11.54%) Workflow
11 6 (11.54%) IBM

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 (7.69%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.85%) nginx
4 1 (1.92%) Apache
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.92%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.92%) Kentico
4 1 (1.92%) R Markdown
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Azure
3 3 (5.77%) GCP
4 2 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.85%) Serverless
5 1 (1.92%) GitHub
5 1 (1.92%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) SNMP
1 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 12 (23.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) Impala
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) Metadata
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.69%) JIRA
3 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Gatling
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (19.23%) Military
2 8 (15.38%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.85%) Advertising
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (48.08%) .NET
2 22 (42.31%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.62%) HTML
3 5 (9.62%) PySpark
3 5 (9.62%) pytest
3 5 (9.62%) Web Services
4 4 (7.69%) Middleware
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.77%) cloud-init
5 3 (5.77%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.77%) HTML5
5 3 (5.77%) RESTful
5 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.85%) .NET Core
6 2 (3.85%) CSS
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.92%) Kafka
7 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.92%) Clustering
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) OO
1 21 (40.38%) OOA/OOD
1 21 (40.38%) UML
2 12 (23.08%) Configuration Management
2 12 (23.08%) Requirements Management
2 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 12 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 11 (21.15%) Architectural Design
3 11 (21.15%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) DevOps
5 8 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) Workflow
7 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (7.69%) ETL
8 4 (7.69%) MVC
8 4 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 3 (5.77%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) C#
2 11 (21.15%) Python
3 9 (17.31%) SQL
4 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) R
6 2 (3.85%) C
6 2 (3.85%) C++
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) Go
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) Security Cleared
2 37 (71.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.85%) WCAG
3 1 (1.92%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Terraform
2 4 (7.69%) Ansible
3 3 (5.77%) Packer
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) IBM
2 4 (7.69%) Lotus
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) VMware