The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 27 53 38
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.01% 2.27% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 2.31% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
Median daily rate £425 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.45% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.78% +14.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
307 432 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 94.75% 98.18% 98.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 323 213
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 13
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cardiff region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cardiff region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, Software Engineer 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 Cardiff region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) C++
3 10 (38.46%) UML
4 9 (34.62%) C
5 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
6 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
7 5 (19.23%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Spring
8 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 4 (15.38%) Assembly Language
8 4 (15.38%) Python
8 4 (15.38%) OOD
8 4 (15.38%) Windows
8 4 (15.38%) RESTful
8 4 (15.38%) Change Control
8 4 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (15.38%) SDLC
8 4 (15.38%) Flask
8 4 (15.38%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (11.54%) Microservices
9 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
9 3 (11.54%) Open Source
9 3 (11.54%) GCC
9 3 (11.54%) Kafka

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (11.54%) Tornado
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SNMP
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
1 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQLite
2 2 (7.69%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.54%) GCC
3 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Flask
1 4 (15.38%) RESTful
1 4 (15.38%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (11.54%) JSON
2 3 (11.54%) Kafka
2 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) Spring Boot
2 3 (11.54%) ZeroMQ
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) iXBRL
3 2 (7.69%) OAuth
4 1 (3.85%) Django
4 1 (3.85%) Dropwizard
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) JAX-RS
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) UML
4 7 (26.92%) OO
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Change Control
6 4 (15.38%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 4 (15.38%) OOD
6 4 (15.38%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Microservices
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
7 3 (11.54%) Requirements Management
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (7.69%) Informatics
8 2 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C++
2 9 (34.62%) C
3 5 (19.23%) Embedded C
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) Assembly Language
4 4 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Go
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft