The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Application Developer
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.38% - 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £331 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 - £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 - £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £338
% change year-on-year -1.29% +14.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 508 465 565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 95.85% 97.28% 97.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1030 1352
Median daily rate £358 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.53% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 89 73
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -1.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.22 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in South Wales

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in South Wales

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in South Wales

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Bridgend - 1 £313 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 -
Applications Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Applications 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 South Wales region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) Android Development
2 4 (66.67%) Android Studio
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Bluetooth
2 4 (66.67%) Firmware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) React

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Bluetooth
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Android Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS3
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) React
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Android Development
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle