Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in North Wales during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Wales 31.58% 35.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 33.33% 36.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 0
North Wales median daily rate £375 £380 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% - -
Wales median daily rate £395 £435 £350
% change year-on-year -9.20% +24.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £39.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year -53.16% +33.90% +31.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales. 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
North Wales
Contract vacancies in North Wales with a recognized job title 36 36 17
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 97.30% 80.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 3
North Wales median daily rate £353 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +15.38% +54.76%
10th Percentile £138 £137 £262
90th Percentile £438 £465 £375
Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
North Wales median hourly rate £10.25 £12.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.61% +34.21% -26.92%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.25 £18.71 £12.80
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -3.45%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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
Wrexham +2 4 £438 +16.67% 8
Flintshire -3 2 £303 -27.54% 6
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Data Security
5 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (25.00%) JPA
6 3 (25.00%) AMQP
6 3 (25.00%) RESTful
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Solr
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
6 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (25.00%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Mockito
6 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (25.00%) Spring Integration
6 3 (25.00%) PowerMock
6 3 (25.00%) 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 3 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Ant
1 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) Mockito
1 3 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) JMS
3 3 (25.00%) JPA
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) JSP
3 3 (25.00%) Lucene
3 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Spring Security
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (25.00%) XSD
3 3 (25.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (33.33%) Data Security
1 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) OOD
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Code Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) XPath
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter