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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 8 7 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +26
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 37 73 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.04% 16.78% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.03% 18.91% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 64 2
Median daily rate £405 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £321 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +14.28%

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
284 386 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.78% 88.74% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 292 153
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £47.00 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017, 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 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Java
3 19 (34.55%) Linux
3 19 (34.55%) Scrum
3 19 (34.55%) RESTful
4 18 (32.73%) MongoDB
5 17 (30.91%) Kafka
5 17 (30.91%) JSON
6 16 (29.09%) Spring
6 16 (29.09%) Microservices
6 16 (29.09%) Spring Boot
7 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
7 14 (25.45%) HTML
8 13 (23.64%) REST
9 12 (21.82%) Neo4j
9 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
9 12 (21.82%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (20.00%) Dropwizard
10 11 (20.00%) iXBRL
10 11 (20.00%) JAX-RS
10 11 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 11 (20.00%) HTTP
10 11 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 10 (18.18%) Mac OS X
11 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
11 10 (18.18%) UML
11 10 (18.18%) Unix
11 10 (18.18%) C++
11 10 (18.18%) Web Design
11 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared

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 3 (5.45%) Tornado
2 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) SNMP
2 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) MongoDB
2 12 (21.82%) Neo4j
2 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) SQLite
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.82%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.45%) GCC
4 2 (3.64%) Grunt
4 2 (3.64%) gulp
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Publishing
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Software Engineer
2 24 (43.64%) Developer
3 18 (32.73%) Java Developer
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Business Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Senior C Software Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Agile Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Java Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) RESTful
2 17 (30.91%) JSON
2 17 (30.91%) Kafka
3 16 (29.09%) Spring
3 16 (29.09%) Spring Boot
4 14 (25.45%) HTML
5 13 (23.64%) REST
6 11 (20.00%) Dropwizard
6 11 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 11 (20.00%) iXBRL
6 11 (20.00%) JAX-RS
7 4 (7.27%) CSS
7 4 (7.27%) Flask
7 4 (7.27%) Web Services
8 3 (5.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (5.45%) Middleware
8 3 (5.45%) ZeroMQ
9 2 (3.64%) HTML5
9 2 (3.64%) jQuery
9 2 (3.64%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.91%) NHS
2 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Life Science
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) W3C
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Mac OS X
2 10 (18.18%) Unix
3 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Scrum
3 16 (29.09%) Microservices
4 12 (21.82%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 10 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 10 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (18.18%) UML
5 10 (18.18%) Web Design
6 9 (16.36%) Project Management
6 9 (16.36%) Translating Business Requirements
6 9 (16.36%) Use Case
7 8 (14.55%) OO
8 5 (9.09%) Open Source
9 4 (7.27%) BDD
9 4 (7.27%) Change Control
9 4 (7.27%) Multithreaded Programming
9 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
9 4 (7.27%) OOD
9 4 (7.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (18.18%) C++
2 10 (18.18%) Go
3 9 (16.36%) C
4 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 4 (7.27%) Assembly Language
5 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) C#
6 2 (3.64%) Scala
6 2 (3.64%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) ISEB
4 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
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