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 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 53 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.10% - 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
Software Engineer
South Wales

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
359 262 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.63% 96.68% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 201 242
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -28.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
4 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) STL
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services

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 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
1 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (18.18%) STL
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Mojolicious
3 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) MapReduce
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Cross-Platform Development
4 2 (18.18%) MVVM
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 2 (18.18%) Video Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) VC++
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase