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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 27 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 15 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.07% 1.41% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 1.93% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -6.57%
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
270 207 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.17% 73.14% 64.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 153 80
Average daily rate £375 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -56.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £18.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £18.00 £60.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 14 (53.85%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Scala
4 9 (34.62%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (30.77%) Cyber Security
5 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (30.77%) TDD
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
6 7 (26.92%) RESTful
6 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
7 6 (23.08%) Mojolicious
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 6 (23.08%) Perl
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
8 5 (19.23%) JBoss
8 5 (19.23%) Middleware
8 5 (19.23%) Apache Camel
8 5 (19.23%) Talend
8 5 (19.23%) Pentaho
8 5 (19.23%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (19.23%) Data Integration
9 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
9 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 9 (34.62%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
1 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
2 5 (19.23%) Pentaho
3 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) Hudson
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Perl Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Perl Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
1 7 (26.92%) RESTful
2 6 (23.08%) jQuery
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) Mojolicious
3 5 (19.23%) Apache Camel
3 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) Middleware
4 4 (15.38%) OAuth
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.54%) Spring
5 3 (11.54%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) .NET
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) JSF
6 2 (7.69%) Ajax
6 2 (7.69%) Spring Web Flow
6 2 (7.69%) JPA
7 1 (3.85%) HTML5
7 1 (3.85%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Integration
2 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
3 1 (3.85%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) TDD
2 8 (30.77%) Cyber Security
3 7 (26.92%) OO
4 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) Kanban
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
6 2 (7.69%) V-Model
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Scala
4 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) Perl
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) JBoss
2 5 (19.23%) Talend
3 2 (7.69%) Zend
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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