The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 34 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.07% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 0.56% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
307 178 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.12% 71.77% 67.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 119 89
Average daily rate £375 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
South Wales

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
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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Scala
5 8 (32.00%) Cyber Security
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (28.00%) Perl
6 7 (28.00%) OO
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
6 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) RESTful
6 7 (28.00%) Mojolicious
6 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (24.00%) OAuth
7 6 (24.00%) Legal
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 6 (24.00%) CSS
8 5 (20.00%) UNIX
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) Middleware
8 5 (20.00%) JBoss
8 5 (20.00%) Data Integration
8 5 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (20.00%) Pentaho
8 5 (20.00%) Apache Camel
8 5 (20.00%) Talend

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 11 (44.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Hadoop
1 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (20.00%) Pentaho
3 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (8.00%) JMeter
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (24.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Perl Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) jQuery
1 7 (28.00%) RESTful
1 7 (28.00%) Mojolicious
2 6 (24.00%) OAuth
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.00%) Middleware
3 5 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) Spring
5 2 (8.00%) JSF
5 2 (8.00%) Ajax
5 2 (8.00%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (8.00%) JPA
5 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Cyber Security
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 4 (16.00%) Load Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Kanban
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.00%) V-Model
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) Java
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) Scala
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle
1 5 (20.00%) JBoss
1 5 (20.00%) Talend
2 2 (8.00%) Zend
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 24 days ago