The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 28 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.

Developer
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 112 115 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.09% 24.31% 31.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.00% 25.00% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 84 140
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £254 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £521 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 509 460 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 95.86% 97.25% 97.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1026 1349
Median daily rate £355 £370 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.98% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 94 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 £10.31 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in South Wales

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in South Wales

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in South Wales

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 Developer in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in South Wales

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 Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
Cardiff 0 72 £350 -6.66% 6
Newport +6 22 £538 +50.87% 1
Bridgend +2 3 £306 -45.55% 1
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 125 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (29.96%) SQL
3 69 (29.11%) JavaScript
4 67 (28.27%) HTML
5 64 (27.00%) Java
6 61 (25.74%) CSS
7 52 (21.94%) .NET
8 48 (20.25%) C#
8 48 (20.25%) Scrum
9 46 (19.41%) HTML5
10 45 (18.99%) Python
11 44 (18.57%) CSS3
12 41 (17.30%) AngularJS
13 40 (16.88%) Web Development
14 39 (16.46%) Oracle
15 37 (15.61%) jQuery
15 37 (15.61%) Front End Development
16 35 (14.77%) Microservices
17 32 (13.50%) SQL Server
17 32 (13.50%) Spring
18 31 (13.08%) Relational Database
19 30 (12.66%) Microsoft
20 29 (12.24%) OOP
21 28 (11.81%) Ajax
22 27 (11.39%) TDD
22 27 (11.39%) Unit Testing
22 27 (11.39%) Windows
23 26 (10.97%) Docker
24 25 (10.55%) Test Automation
25 24 (10.13%) .NET Framework

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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (7.17%) Apache Spark
2 11 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (3.80%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (3.80%) CMS
4 8 (3.38%) Apache
5 6 (2.53%) SAS
6 5 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.69%) Jupyter
8 3 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.27%) Drupal
8 3 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.84%) Confluence
9 2 (0.84%) JBoss
9 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.42%) Liferay
10 1 (0.42%) Tornado
10 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.42%) BrowserStack
3 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.53%) HTTP
2 4 (1.69%) Bluetooth
2 4 (1.69%) Wireless
3 1 (0.42%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.08%) Relational Database
3 24 (10.13%) Big Data
4 23 (9.70%) RDBMS
5 19 (8.02%) Hadoop
5 19 (8.02%) Oracle Database
6 17 (7.17%) MongoDB
6 17 (7.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (6.75%) MySQL
7 16 (6.75%) Oracle9i Database
8 14 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (4.64%) NoSQL
11 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (3.38%) HBase
13 6 (2.53%) Neo4j
14 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
15 4 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (1.69%) Star Schema
16 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 23 (9.70%) Visual Studio
2 17 (7.17%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.33%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (4.64%) MSBuild
5 10 (4.22%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.80%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.11%) Android Studio
8 4 (1.69%) Maven
9 3 (1.27%) JIRA
9 3 (1.27%) JUnit
9 3 (1.27%) Toad
9 3 (1.27%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.84%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.84%) gulp
10 2 (0.84%) Hudson
10 2 (0.84%) NUnit
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.84%) Selenium
10 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (6.75%) Finance
2 8 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.11%) Marketing
4 4 (1.69%) Banking
5 2 (0.84%) Advertising
5 2 (0.84%) Back Office
5 2 (0.84%) Games
6 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (28.27%) HTML
2 61 (25.74%) CSS
3 52 (21.94%) .NET
4 46 (19.41%) HTML5
5 44 (18.57%) CSS3
6 41 (17.30%) AngularJS
7 37 (15.61%) jQuery
8 32 (13.50%) Spring
9 28 (11.81%) Ajax
10 24 (10.13%) .NET Framework
10 24 (10.13%) ASP.NET
10 24 (10.13%) WCF
11 23 (9.70%) Entity Framework
11 23 (9.70%) RESTful
12 22 (9.28%) LINQ
13 21 (8.86%) Hibernate
14 20 (8.44%) React
15 19 (8.02%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (6.75%) JSON
16 16 (6.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.59%) User Experience
2 10 (4.22%) Algorithms
3 7 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.95%) Digital Media
3 7 (2.95%) NHS
4 5 (2.11%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.11%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.69%) CMDB
5 4 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.27%) Handset
7 2 (0.84%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.84%) Fintech
7 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.84%) Social Media
7 2 (0.84%) W3C
8 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.42%) IVR
8 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.39%) Windows
2 11 (4.64%) Android
2 11 (4.64%) Linux
3 9 (3.80%) Unix
4 6 (2.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.42%) AIX
5 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (20.25%) Scrum
3 40 (16.88%) Web Development
4 37 (15.61%) Front End Development
5 35 (14.77%) Microservices
6 29 (12.24%) OOP
7 27 (11.39%) TDD
7 27 (11.39%) Unit Testing
8 25 (10.55%) Test Automation
9 23 (9.70%) MVC
10 20 (8.44%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (8.44%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (6.33%) BDD
13 14 (5.91%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (5.91%) Wireframes
14 13 (5.49%) Mentoring
15 12 (5.06%) Analytics
15 12 (5.06%) Data Protection
15 12 (5.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 71 (29.96%) SQL
2 69 (29.11%) JavaScript
3 64 (27.00%) Java
4 48 (20.25%) C#
5 45 (18.99%) Python
6 19 (8.02%) PL/SQL
7 17 (7.17%) PHP
8 13 (5.49%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.22%) Go
9 10 (4.22%) Scala
10 4 (1.69%) R
11 3 (1.27%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.84%) Tcl
12 2 (0.84%) VB
12 2 (0.84%) VB6
13 1 (0.42%) ABAP
13 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (8.44%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.64%) Degree
2 11 (4.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.84%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) WAI
3 1 (0.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (10.97%) Docker
2 4 (1.69%) Firmware
3 2 (0.84%) HDFS
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 39 (16.46%) Oracle
2 30 (12.66%) Microsoft
3 21 (8.86%) Cloudera
4 11 (4.64%) SAP
4 11 (4.64%) Teradata
4 11 (4.64%) Zend
5 9 (3.80%) Adobe
6 5 (2.11%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.69%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.27%) Splunk
9 2 (0.84%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.84%) Genesys
9 2 (0.84%) HP
9 2 (0.84%) Informatica
9 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.42%) Apple
10 1 (0.42%) RedGate
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