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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 34 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 17 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.40% 4.07% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.63% 5.00% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
302 320 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 78.24% 81.42% 71.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 243 119
Average daily rate £350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £13.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £13.50 £17.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
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 28 July 2015, 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 30 (85.71%) Perl
2 29 (82.86%) UNIX
3 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) OO
4 17 (48.57%) MySQL
5 15 (42.86%) Linux
5 15 (42.86%) RESTful
5 15 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 14 (40.00%) TDD
7 13 (37.14%) Scala
7 13 (37.14%) SQL
7 13 (37.14%) Java
8 12 (34.29%) MongoDB
8 12 (34.29%) jQuery
8 12 (34.29%) Mojolicious
9 11 (31.43%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (31.43%) OAuth
9 11 (31.43%) Hadoop
10 10 (28.57%) DevOps
11 9 (25.71%) Legal
12 7 (20.00%) MapReduce
13 6 (17.14%) Digital Media
13 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (11.43%) Ruby
14 4 (11.43%) Video on Demand
14 4 (11.43%) Python
15 3 (8.57%) CSS
15 3 (8.57%) XML
15 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
15 3 (8.57%) HTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (31.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) MySQL
2 15 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 12 (34.29%) MongoDB
4 11 (31.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (25.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) AWS Developer
3 8 (22.86%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Software Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Perl Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Perl Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) RESTful
2 12 (34.29%) jQuery
2 12 (34.29%) Mojolicious
3 11 (31.43%) OAuth
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP
5 2 (5.71%) XHTML
5 2 (5.71%) Ajax
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 2 (5.71%) REST
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) JMS
6 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) Flash
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Digital Media
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) UNIX
2 15 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) OO
3 14 (40.00%) TDD
4 10 (28.57%) DevOps
5 7 (20.00%) MapReduce
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics
6 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 2 (5.71%) BDD
6 2 (5.71%) Video Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) CRM
7 1 (2.86%) RDF
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Perl
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) Scala
3 4 (11.43%) Python
3 4 (11.43%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.86%) SPARQL
5 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago