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 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 26 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 13 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.50% 7.72% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 9.74% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 15
Median daily rate £375 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £400
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 £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
221 267 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 76.47% 79.23% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 219 252
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 £243 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £19.63 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.68% +12.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 June 2016.

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 June 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 63 (77.78%) OO
2 62 (76.54%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (72.84%) Unix
4 57 (70.37%) Perl
5 54 (66.67%) jQuery
6 52 (64.20%) TDD
7 51 (62.96%) Java
8 48 (59.26%) Selenium
9 47 (58.02%) Cucumber
10 40 (49.38%) JavaScript
11 38 (46.91%) Legal
12 36 (44.44%) CSS
13 33 (40.74%) Web Development
14 25 (30.86%) SQL
15 22 (27.16%) MongoDB
15 22 (27.16%) Mojolicious
16 21 (25.93%) NoSQL
17 19 (23.46%) RESTful
18 17 (20.99%) Scala
19 16 (19.75%) Redis
19 16 (19.75%) Kafka
19 16 (19.75%) Go
20 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
20 13 (16.05%) Degree
20 13 (16.05%) Translating Business Requirements
21 12 (14.81%) Business Analysis
21 12 (14.81%) HTML
22 11 (13.58%) ISEB
22 11 (13.58%) Disclosure Scotland
23 8 (9.88%) Scrum

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 8 (9.88%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.17%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
3 1 (1.23%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) MongoDB
2 21 (25.93%) NoSQL
3 16 (19.75%) Redis
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.47%) DB2
5 2 (2.47%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (59.26%) Selenium
2 47 (58.02%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.94%) Concordion
4 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (46.91%) Legal
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (79.01%) Developer
2 26 (32.10%) Web Developer
3 17 (20.99%) Perl Developer
4 14 (17.28%) Analyst
5 13 (16.05%) Website Developer
6 12 (14.81%) Business Analyst
7 10 (12.35%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (9.88%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (8.64%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (7.41%) Java Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Software Engineer
11 5 (6.17%) Unix Developer
12 3 (3.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 3 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
13 2 (2.47%) .NET Developer
13 2 (2.47%) Business IT Analyst
13 2 (2.47%) C++ Software Engineer
13 2 (2.47%) IT Business Analyst
13 2 (2.47%) Perl Web Developer
13 2 (2.47%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (66.67%) jQuery
2 36 (44.44%) CSS
3 22 (27.16%) Mojolicious
4 19 (23.46%) RESTful
5 16 (19.75%) Kafka
6 12 (14.81%) HTML
7 8 (9.88%) OAuth2
7 8 (9.88%) XML
8 6 (7.41%) REST
9 5 (6.17%) .NET
9 5 (6.17%) Ajax
9 5 (6.17%) Middleware
10 4 (4.94%) XHTML
11 3 (3.70%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
12 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (2.47%) SOAP
12 2 (2.47%) STL
12 2 (2.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) NHS
2 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.47%) DTV
4 2 (2.47%) Informatics
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.23%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.23%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (72.84%) Unix
2 7 (8.64%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (77.78%) OO
2 62 (76.54%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (64.20%) TDD
4 33 (40.74%) Web Development
5 13 (16.05%) Translating Business Requirements
6 12 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 8 (9.88%) Scrum
8 5 (6.17%) Automated Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.94%) UML
9 4 (4.94%) Use Case
10 3 (3.70%) Content Development
10 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.70%) Workflow
11 2 (2.47%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.47%) Cross-Platform Development
11 2 (2.47%) MVVM
11 2 (2.47%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.47%) SDLC
11 2 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (70.37%) Perl
2 51 (62.96%) Java
3 40 (49.38%) JavaScript
4 25 (30.86%) SQL
5 17 (20.99%) Scala
6 16 (19.75%) Go
7 4 (4.94%) ANSI SQL
7 4 (4.94%) C#
8 2 (2.47%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) VC++
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
1 13 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.58%) ISEB
3 5 (6.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle
2 2 (2.47%) Sybase