The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 17 19 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 28 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.18% 7.80% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.17% 9.48% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 9
Median daily rate £375 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Software Engineering
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
230 232 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 75.41% 82.27% 85.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 187 235
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -44.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 68 (72.34%) Unix
2 66 (70.21%) OO
2 66 (70.21%) Perl
3 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (60.64%) TDD
5 54 (57.45%) jQuery
5 54 (57.45%) Java
6 51 (54.26%) Cucumber
7 49 (52.13%) Selenium
8 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
9 38 (40.43%) Legal
10 35 (37.23%) CSS
11 33 (35.11%) Web Development
12 28 (29.79%) SQL
13 24 (25.53%) RESTful
14 23 (24.47%) MongoDB
15 22 (23.40%) Mojolicious
16 21 (22.34%) NoSQL
17 17 (18.09%) Scala
18 16 (17.02%) Go
18 16 (17.02%) Redis
18 16 (17.02%) Kafka
18 16 (17.02%) Translating Business Requirements
19 15 (15.96%) Degree
20 14 (14.89%) Linux
21 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
21 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
22 12 (12.77%) HTML
23 11 (11.70%) ISEB
23 11 (11.70%) Disclosure Scotland

Software Engineering
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 9 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.32%) Apache
3 3 (3.19%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) MongoDB
2 21 (22.34%) NoSQL
3 16 (17.02%) Redis
4 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.57%) MySQL
6 8 (8.51%) Hadoop
6 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.13%) DB2
7 2 (2.13%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (54.26%) Cucumber
2 49 (52.13%) Selenium
3 4 (4.26%) Concordion
4 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.19%) Subversion
5 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (40.43%) Legal
2 4 (4.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Publishing
4 1 (1.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (69.15%) Developer
2 26 (27.66%) Web Developer
3 17 (18.09%) Analyst
3 17 (18.09%) Perl Developer
4 15 (15.96%) Business Analyst
5 13 (13.83%) Website Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (9.57%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (8.51%) Java Developer
9 8 (8.51%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Unix Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (3.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 2 (2.13%) C++ Software Engineer
13 2 (2.13%) Hadoop Engineer
13 2 (2.13%) IT Analyst
13 2 (2.13%) Perl Software Engineer
13 2 (2.13%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (57.45%) jQuery
2 35 (37.23%) CSS
3 24 (25.53%) RESTful
4 22 (23.40%) Mojolicious
5 16 (17.02%) Kafka
6 12 (12.77%) HTML
7 9 (9.57%) OAuth2
7 9 (9.57%) XML
8 7 (7.45%) .NET
9 6 (6.38%) Ajax
9 6 (6.38%) Web Services
10 5 (5.32%) REST
10 5 (5.32%) XHTML
11 4 (4.26%) Middleware
12 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.19%) Hibernate
13 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 2 (2.13%) STL
13 2 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) NHS
2 4 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (1.06%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.06%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 68 (72.34%) Unix
2 14 (14.89%) Linux
3 3 (3.19%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (70.21%) OO
2 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (60.64%) TDD
4 33 (35.11%) Web Development
5 16 (17.02%) Translating Business Requirements
6 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.51%) DevOps
8 7 (7.45%) Analytics
8 7 (7.45%) MapReduce
8 7 (7.45%) Scrum
9 6 (6.38%) MVC
9 6 (6.38%) Video Analytics
10 5 (5.32%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.26%) SOA
11 4 (4.26%) Use Case
12 3 (3.19%) Performance Analysis
12 3 (3.19%) UML
12 3 (3.19%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) Perl
2 54 (57.45%) Java
3 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
4 28 (29.79%) SQL
5 17 (18.09%) Scala
6 16 (17.02%) Go
7 4 (4.26%) ANSI SQL
7 4 (4.26%) C#
8 3 (3.19%) Ruby
9 2 (2.13%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) VC++
10 1 (1.06%) PHP
10 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Degree
2 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.70%) ISEB
4 5 (5.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle
2 2 (2.13%) Sybase
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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