Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in North Wales during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 25.00% 44.00% 12.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.21% 44.00% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
North Wales median daily rate £363 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £293 £243 £263
90th Percentile £395 £338 £375
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £24.50 £15.20
% change year-on-year +124.49% +61.18% -49.75%

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 39 25 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 88.64% 100.00% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 25
North Wales median daily rate £200 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £118 £170 £121
90th Percentile £397 £389 £421
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 21
North Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +2.00% -4.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.20 £8.50
90th Percentile £26.50 £14.20 £15.75
Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £15.32 £13.50
% change year-on-year +33.86% +13.44% -10.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in North Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in North Wales over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire - 5 £375 - 2
Conwy - 1 £350 -
Denbighshire - 1 £175 -
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing

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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Django
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
1 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter