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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 14 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +21
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 52 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.81% 6.77% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.85% 8.22% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 9
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
262 219 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.64% 82.33% 83.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 171 219
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 £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £474 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.06% -35.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 78 (71.56%) OO
2 77 (70.64%) Unix
3 75 (68.81%) Perl
3 75 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (63.30%) TDD
5 65 (59.63%) jQuery
6 62 (56.88%) Java
7 60 (55.05%) Cucumber
8 58 (53.21%) Selenium
9 46 (42.20%) JavaScript
9 46 (42.20%) Legal
10 40 (36.70%) CSS
11 38 (34.86%) SQL
12 34 (31.19%) Web Development
13 33 (30.28%) RESTful
14 32 (29.36%) MongoDB
15 30 (27.52%) Mojolicious
16 29 (26.61%) NoSQL
17 25 (22.94%) Scala
18 24 (22.02%) Redis
18 24 (22.02%) Go
18 24 (22.02%) Kafka
19 17 (15.60%) HTML
19 17 (15.60%) OAuth2
19 17 (15.60%) Elasticsearch
20 16 (14.68%) Translating Business Requirements
21 15 (13.76%) Degree
22 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
22 14 (12.84%) Linux
23 13 (11.93%) Business Analysis

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 17 (15.60%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.59%) Apache
3 3 (2.75%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.75%) Node.js
4 1 (0.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Internet
2 3 (2.75%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (29.36%) MongoDB
2 29 (26.61%) NoSQL
3 24 (22.02%) Redis
4 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.26%) MySQL
6 8 (7.34%) Hadoop
6 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.83%) DB2
7 2 (1.83%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 60 (55.05%) Cucumber
2 58 (53.21%) Selenium
3 4 (3.67%) Concordion
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.75%) Hudson
4 3 (2.75%) Jasmine
4 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.75%) QUnit
4 3 (2.75%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (2.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (42.20%) Legal
2 5 (4.59%) Finance
3 3 (2.75%) Multimedia
3 3 (2.75%) Publishing
4 1 (0.92%) Back Office
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (71.56%) Developer
2 27 (24.77%) Web Developer
3 21 (19.27%) Perl Developer
4 17 (15.60%) Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) Business Analyst
6 13 (11.93%) Website Developer
7 11 (10.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (10.09%) Software Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
9 8 (7.34%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.59%) Unix Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (2.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 2 (1.83%) Hadoop Engineer
13 2 (1.83%) IT Analyst
13 2 (1.83%) Java Engineer
13 2 (1.83%) Perl Software Engineer
13 2 (1.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (59.63%) jQuery
2 40 (36.70%) CSS
3 33 (30.28%) RESTful
4 30 (27.52%) Mojolicious
5 24 (22.02%) Kafka
6 17 (15.60%) HTML
6 17 (15.60%) OAuth2
7 12 (11.01%) Ajax
7 12 (11.01%) XML
8 9 (8.26%) .NET
9 8 (7.34%) XHTML
10 6 (5.50%) Web Services
11 5 (4.59%) REST
12 4 (3.67%) Middleware
13 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
13 3 (2.75%) Hibernate
13 3 (2.75%) RequireJS
14 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (1.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 2 (1.83%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) NHS
2 4 (3.67%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.83%) Informatics
4 1 (0.92%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.92%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 77 (70.64%) Unix
2 14 (12.84%) Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (71.56%) OO
2 75 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (63.30%) TDD
4 34 (31.19%) Web Development
5 16 (14.68%) Translating Business Requirements
6 13 (11.93%) Business Analysis
7 10 (9.17%) Analytics
8 8 (7.34%) DevOps
9 7 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.42%) MapReduce
9 7 (6.42%) Scrum
10 6 (5.50%) MVC
10 6 (5.50%) Video Analytics
11 5 (4.59%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
12 4 (3.67%) SOA
12 4 (3.67%) Use Case
13 3 (2.75%) UML
13 3 (2.75%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 75 (68.81%) Perl
2 62 (56.88%) Java
3 46 (42.20%) JavaScript
4 38 (34.86%) SQL
5 25 (22.94%) Scala
6 24 (22.02%) Go
7 6 (5.50%) Ruby
8 4 (3.67%) ANSI SQL
8 4 (3.67%) C#
8 4 (3.67%) PHP
9 3 (2.75%) Python
10 2 (1.83%) C++
10 2 (1.83%) VC++
11 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Degree
2 14 (12.84%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.09%) ISEB
4 5 (4.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.01%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle
2 2 (1.83%) Sybase