The median contractor rate for a Developer was £175 per day in advertised job vacancies in North Wales during the 3 months to 29 April 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
Wales / North Wales
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 8.33% 60.00% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.11% 60.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £175 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.15% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in North Wales. 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
North Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 9 15 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 15
Median daily rate £513 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.69% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £295 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 13
Median hourly rate £24.00 £11.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.18% -4.34%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Wales that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in North Wales

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in North Wales

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in North Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in North Wales

Developer
Contract Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Denbighshire - 1 £175 - 1
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 North Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (37.50%) Protractor
4 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (37.50%) gulp
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Grunt
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) CSS3
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Android Development
6 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) MvvmCross
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Grunt
1 3 (37.50%) gulp
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Protractor
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) Django
3 1 (12.50%) MvvmCross
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin