Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £495 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 6 months to 20 November 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 > West Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 60 64 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 50.00% 39.51% 12.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 50.00% 40.25% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 18
West Wales median daily rate £495 £495 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +65.00% -29.41%
10th Percentile £273 £378 £202
90th Percentile £588 £614 £429
Wales median daily rate £375 £450 £340
% change year-on-year -16.67% +32.35% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £39.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year -53.16% +33.90% -2.48%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Wales
Contract vacancies in West Wales with a recognized job title 120 159 175
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 98.15% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 106 99
West Wales median daily rate £491 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £262 £186 £235
90th Percentile £601 £638 £575
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
West Wales median hourly rate - £11.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -10.74%
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +12.89% -1.82% -3.51%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in West Wales

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in West Wales

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in West Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in West Wales

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in West Wales

Developer
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Swansea -1 49 £513 +3.54% 3
Carmarthenshire - 11 £294 - 2
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 49 (81.67%) JavaScript
2 44 (73.33%) Java
2 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (70.00%) HTML
3 42 (70.00%) CSS
4 39 (65.00%) Web Services
5 38 (63.33%) SQL
5 38 (63.33%) Amazon AWS
5 38 (63.33%) Dropwizard
6 36 (60.00%) Open Source
7 30 (50.00%) NoSQL
7 30 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 30 (50.00%) RESTful
8 28 (46.67%) Node.js
8 28 (46.67%) PaaS
8 28 (46.67%) Python
9 27 (45.00%) CQRS
9 27 (45.00%) Serverless
10 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
10 16 (26.67%) C#
10 16 (26.67%) .NET
11 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
11 13 (21.67%) MVC
11 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
11 13 (21.67%) Software Delivery
12 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
13 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (18.33%) REST
13 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.67%) MongoDB

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.67%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.67%) JBoss
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 38 (63.33%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (46.67%) PaaS
3 27 (45.00%) Serverless
4 9 (15.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.33%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (15.00%) Event Store
4 9 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.33%) JBehave
3 2 (3.33%) JUnit
3 2 (3.33%) Selenium
3 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.67%) Android Studio
4 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (1.67%) FxCop
4 1 (1.67%) NUnit
4 1 (1.67%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (6.67%) Electronics
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 4 (6.67%) Marketing
1 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (70.00%) CSS
1 42 (70.00%) HTML
2 39 (65.00%) Web Services
3 38 (63.33%) Dropwizard
4 30 (50.00%) RESTful
5 28 (46.67%) Node.js
6 16 (26.67%) .NET
7 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
8 11 (18.33%) REST
9 9 (15.00%) Play Framework
10 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.33%) CSS3
11 2 (3.33%) HTML5
11 2 (3.33%) JSON
11 2 (3.33%) XML
12 1 (1.67%) EJB
12 1 (1.67%) jQuery
12 1 (1.67%) Swing
12 1 (1.67%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
1 2 (3.33%) Unix
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (60.00%) Open Source
3 27 (45.00%) CQRS
4 13 (21.67%) MVC
4 13 (21.67%) Software Delivery
5 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.00%) Analytics
7 8 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (11.67%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (8.33%) Scrum
9 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 4 (6.67%) SDLC
11 3 (5.00%) Web Development
12 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
12 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.33%) TDD
12 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) JavaScript
2 44 (73.33%) Java
3 38 (63.33%) SQL
4 28 (46.67%) Python
5 16 (26.67%) C#
6 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Google
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) SAP