The median contractor rate for a Web Developer was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 35 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Developer 19 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.36% 5.03% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.47% 5.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 0
Median daily rate £225 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £313
% change year-on-year -0.74% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £47.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -12.23% +370.00%  

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 547 569 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 96.81% 98.78% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 382 300
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 35 19
Median hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in South Wales

Web Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Developer in South Wales

Web Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Developer in South Wales

Web 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 Web Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 March 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 +8 18 £225 -40.00% 1
Web Developer
Wales

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Web 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 Web Developer in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) Web Development
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (62.07%) HTML
4 18 (62.07%) CSS
5 17 (58.62%) Front End Development
6 16 (55.17%) HTML5
6 16 (55.17%) SQL
7 14 (48.28%) jQuery
7 14 (48.28%) CSS3
7 14 (48.28%) Docker
8 12 (41.38%) Ajax
9 11 (37.93%) Data Protection
10 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
11 9 (31.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (31.03%) Microservices
11 9 (31.03%) Spring
11 9 (31.03%) Java
11 9 (31.03%) RUP
11 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
12 8 (27.59%) Web Design
13 7 (24.14%) Sass
13 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (24.14%) User Experience
14 6 (20.69%) React
15 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
15 5 (17.24%) Zend
15 5 (17.24%) Zend Framework
15 5 (17.24%) LAMP
15 5 (17.24%) OOP

Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Extranet
1 2 (6.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Grunt
2 2 (6.90%) gulp
General
1 3 (10.34%) Publishing
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) CSS
1 18 (62.07%) HTML
2 16 (55.17%) HTML5
3 14 (48.28%) CSS3
3 14 (48.28%) jQuery
4 12 (41.38%) Ajax
5 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
6 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
6 9 (31.03%) Spring
6 9 (31.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (24.14%) Sass
8 6 (20.69%) React
9 5 (17.24%) Backbone.js
9 5 (17.24%) Durandal
9 5 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (17.24%) LAMP
9 5 (17.24%) Node.js
9 5 (17.24%) Zend Framework
10 4 (13.79%) .NET
10 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Web Development
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (58.62%) Front End Development
4 11 (37.93%) Data Protection
5 9 (31.03%) Microservices
5 9 (31.03%) RUP
6 8 (27.59%) Web Design
7 7 (24.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (17.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (17.24%) OOP
8 5 (17.24%) Wireframes
9 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.90%) CRM
10 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
10 2 (6.90%) SOLID
10 2 (6.90%) TDD
10 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
5 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Zend
2 2 (6.90%) VMware