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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 7 9 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 36 54 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.33% 13.50% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.82% 15.65% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 2
Median daily rate £408 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -16.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £310 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%

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
214 345 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.26% 86.25% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 277 167
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 18 (36.73%) Scrum
3 18 (36.73%) RESTful
3 18 (36.73%) MongoDB
4 17 (34.69%) Linux
5 16 (32.65%) Kafka
5 16 (32.65%) JSON
6 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
6 15 (30.61%) Microservices
6 15 (30.61%) Spring
6 15 (30.61%) Spring Boot
7 14 (28.57%) HTML
8 13 (26.53%) REST
9 12 (24.49%) Neo4j
9 12 (24.49%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (22.45%) Dropwizard
10 11 (22.45%) iXBRL
10 11 (22.45%) JAX-RS
10 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
10 11 (22.45%) HTTP
10 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
11 10 (20.41%) Web Design
11 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
11 10 (20.41%) Mac OS X
11 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
11 10 (20.41%) C
11 10 (20.41%) Unix
11 10 (20.41%) Go
11 10 (20.41%) Cucumber

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 2 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) SNMP
2 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) MongoDB
2 12 (24.49%) Neo4j
3 9 (18.37%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.12%) GCC
4 2 (4.08%) Grunt
4 2 (4.08%) gulp
5 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Developer
2 21 (42.86%) Software Engineer
3 17 (34.69%) Java Developer
4 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Business Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Senior C Software Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Agile Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) RESTful
2 16 (32.65%) JSON
2 16 (32.65%) Kafka
3 15 (30.61%) Spring
3 15 (30.61%) Spring Boot
4 14 (28.57%) HTML
5 13 (26.53%) REST
6 11 (22.45%) Dropwizard
6 11 (22.45%) Hibernate
6 11 (22.45%) iXBRL
6 11 (22.45%) JAX-RS
7 4 (8.16%) CSS
7 4 (8.16%) Web Services
8 2 (4.08%) .NET
8 2 (4.08%) Ajax
8 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.08%) HTML5
8 2 (4.08%) jQuery
8 2 (4.08%) Sass
8 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
1 6 (12.24%) NHS
2 4 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Mac OS X
2 10 (20.41%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Scrum
3 15 (30.61%) Microservices
4 12 (24.49%) Continuous Deployment
5 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
5 10 (20.41%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (20.41%) Web Design
6 9 (18.37%) Project Management
6 9 (18.37%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (16.33%) UML
7 8 (16.33%) Use Case
8 7 (14.29%) OO
9 5 (10.20%) Open Source
10 4 (8.16%) BDD
10 4 (8.16%) TDD
11 3 (6.12%) Kanban
11 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
11 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
12 2 (4.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) C
2 10 (20.41%) Go
3 6 (12.24%) Embedded C
4 5 (10.20%) C++
5 4 (8.16%) Assembly Language
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.08%) Scala
6 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) ISEB
4 4 (8.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft