The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Wales during the 3 months to 26 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 / West Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 9 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 23.68% 24.24% 16.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.68% 24.24% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 11
Median daily rate £350 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £406 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £563 £525
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 - - £22.50
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 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 38 33 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 100.00% 100.00% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 59
Median daily rate £475 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +15.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £413 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.73% +13.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Swansea -7 6 £350 -22.22% 15
Carmarthenshire - 3 £138 - 1
Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Wales region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) C#
5 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
6 7 (33.33%) REST
6 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 7 (33.33%) Ansible
6 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 7 (33.33%) MVC
6 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (28.57%) SAP
7 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) SQL
8 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (19.05%) Electronics
9 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (19.05%) SQL Server

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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) Android Studio
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Babel
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 7 (33.33%) REST
2 7 (33.33%) Web Services
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
4 5 (23.81%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (9.52%) CSS3
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
6 2 (9.52%) Sass
6 2 (9.52%) WCF
7 1 (4.76%) LINQ
7 1 (4.76%) SAP ALE
7 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (33.33%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Android Development
6 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile First
6 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 5 (23.81%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) ABAP
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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