The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Wales / West Wales
Rank 14 2 7
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 13.64% 36.67% 19.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.12% 37.93% 19.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 9
Median daily rate £425 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.54% -12.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £248 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85 29 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 96.59% 96.67% 97.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 22 34
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £11.00 £32.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.15% +161.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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
Swansea -11 12 £425 +54.54% 7
Developer
Wales

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 54 (81.82%) Java
2 53 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (69.70%) Security Cleared
4 38 (57.58%) SC Cleared
5 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (45.45%) Ansible
6 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
7 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
8 25 (37.88%) REST
9 24 (36.36%) Web Services
10 23 (34.85%) Domain-Driven Design
11 22 (33.33%) Software Delivery
12 21 (31.82%) Relational Database
12 21 (31.82%) Configuration Management
13 20 (30.30%) Scrum
14 19 (28.79%) Open Source
14 19 (28.79%) Mentoring
15 18 (27.27%) CSS
15 18 (27.27%) SQL
16 17 (25.76%) HTML
16 17 (25.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (24.24%) JSON
18 15 (22.73%) JUnit
18 15 (22.73%) Automated Testing
18 15 (22.73%) Selenium
18 15 (22.73%) Cucumber
19 14 (21.21%) QA
19 14 (21.21%) Windows
19 14 (21.21%) Linux

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 13 (19.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (31.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.06%) Event Store
3 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.52%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
2 15 (22.73%) Cucumber
2 15 (22.73%) JUnit
2 15 (22.73%) Selenium
3 13 (19.70%) JBehave
4 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.03%) JIRA
5 2 (3.03%) Maven
5 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.52%) Babel
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
2 11 (16.67%) Electronics
2 11 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 11 (16.67%) Marketing
2 11 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) REST
2 24 (36.36%) Web Services
3 18 (27.27%) CSS
4 17 (25.76%) HTML
5 16 (24.24%) JSON
6 14 (21.21%) Dropwizard
7 13 (19.70%) XML
8 6 (9.09%) .NET
8 6 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.06%) RESTful
11 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.55%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.55%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (4.55%) Spring
11 3 (4.55%) WCF
12 2 (3.03%) HTML5
12 2 (3.03%) NHibernate
12 2 (3.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.52%) Blog
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 13 (19.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (34.85%) Domain-Driven Design
4 22 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 21 (31.82%) Configuration Management
6 20 (30.30%) Scrum
7 19 (28.79%) Mentoring
7 19 (28.79%) Open Source
8 17 (25.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (22.73%) Automated Testing
10 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (16.67%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.58%) DevOps
12 5 (7.58%) MVC
13 4 (6.06%) CQRS
13 4 (6.06%) Web Development
14 3 (4.55%) OO
14 3 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (81.82%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) ABAP
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby
5 2 (3.03%) Scala
6 1 (1.52%) Go
6 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (69.70%) Security Cleared
2 38 (57.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 30 (45.45%) Ansible
2 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.06%) Puppet
3 3 (4.55%) Terraform
4 1 (1.52%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) SAP
2 3 (4.55%) Google
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
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