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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 17 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 22 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.03% 3.27% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.73% 3.92% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 0
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£365 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
226 332 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 82.48% 83.63% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 234 76
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £11.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +137.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £27.50 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £27.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 22 (81.48%) Perl
2 21 (77.78%) UNIX
3 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) OO
5 14 (51.85%) RESTful
6 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 13 (48.15%) TDD
7 12 (44.44%) Java
7 12 (44.44%) Scala
8 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
8 11 (40.74%) Mojolicious
8 11 (40.74%) jQuery
9 10 (37.04%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (37.04%) OAuth
10 9 (33.33%) MySQL
11 8 (29.63%) Linux
11 8 (29.63%) Legal
11 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
12 6 (22.22%) DevOps
13 5 (18.52%) Ruby
13 5 (18.52%) XML
13 5 (18.52%) Python
13 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
14 4 (14.81%) Analytics
15 3 (11.11%) Video Analytics
15 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
15 3 (11.11%) CSS
15 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 3 (11.11%) HTML
16 2 (7.41%) C#

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (37.04%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) Zope
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MongoDB
2 9 (33.33%) MySQL
3 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
4 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) AWS Developer
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Perl Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) QA Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) RESTful
2 11 (40.74%) Mojolicious
2 11 (40.74%) jQuery
3 10 (37.04%) OAuth
4 5 (18.52%) XML
5 3 (11.11%) CSS
5 3 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) XHTML
6 2 (7.41%) LAMP
6 2 (7.41%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) Catalyst
7 1 (3.70%) Django
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.70%) Mason
7 1 (3.70%) WSDL
7 1 (3.70%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) UNIX
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) OO
3 13 (48.15%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
6 3 (11.11%) Video Analytics
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) MapReduce
8 1 (3.70%) V-Model
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Perl
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 12 (44.44%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) Scala
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
7 1 (3.70%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Zend
1 1 (3.70%) Sybase
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