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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 26 39 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 13 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.38% 3.66% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 4.58% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 14
Median daily rate £365 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £350 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
237 306 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.80% 79.90% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 250 241
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 £210 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 56 (72.73%) OO
2 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (62.34%) Unix
4 46 (59.74%) Perl
5 45 (58.44%) Java
6 43 (55.84%) jQuery
7 42 (54.55%) TDD
8 39 (50.65%) Selenium
8 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
9 36 (46.75%) Cucumber
10 35 (45.45%) CSS
11 33 (42.86%) Web Development
12 29 (37.66%) Legal
13 16 (20.78%) Translating Business Requirements
14 15 (19.48%) SQL
14 15 (19.48%) Business Analysis
14 15 (19.48%) Degree
15 13 (16.88%) ISEB
16 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
16 11 (14.29%) MongoDB
16 11 (14.29%) Mojolicious
17 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
18 9 (11.69%) HTML
18 9 (11.69%) Disclosure Scotland
19 8 (10.39%) Kafka
19 8 (10.39%) RESTful
20 7 (9.09%) Scrum
20 7 (9.09%) XML
20 7 (9.09%) Apache
20 7 (9.09%) NHS

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 7 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.79%) Redis
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.90%) Big Data
6 2 (2.60%) DB2
6 2 (2.60%) HBase
7 1 (1.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (50.65%) Selenium
2 36 (46.75%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.19%) Concordion
4 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (37.66%) Legal
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.90%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (68.83%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Web Developer
3 17 (22.08%) Analyst
4 15 (19.48%) Business Analyst
4 15 (19.48%) Perl Developer
5 13 (16.88%) Website Developer
6 10 (12.99%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (11.69%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Unix Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Business IT Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) IT Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) IT Business Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Perl Web Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Test Engineer
12 1 (1.30%) SOA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (55.84%) jQuery
2 35 (45.45%) CSS
3 11 (14.29%) Mojolicious
4 9 (11.69%) HTML
5 8 (10.39%) Kafka
5 8 (10.39%) RESTful
6 7 (9.09%) XML
7 5 (6.49%) Middleware
8 4 (5.19%) .NET
8 4 (5.19%) Ajax
8 4 (5.19%) REST
8 4 (5.19%) XHTML
9 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
10 2 (2.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (2.60%) JSON
10 2 (2.60%) STL
10 2 (2.60%) WPF
11 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.30%) SOAP
11 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) NHS
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.60%) Digital TV
4 2 (2.60%) Informatics
5 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.30%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (62.34%) Unix
2 6 (7.79%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (72.73%) OO
2 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (54.55%) TDD
4 33 (42.86%) Web Development
5 16 (20.78%) Translating Business Requirements
6 15 (19.48%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.09%) Scrum
8 5 (6.49%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Use Case
10 3 (3.90%) Content Development
10 3 (3.90%) Open Source
10 3 (3.90%) Test Planning
10 3 (3.90%) UML
10 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Workflow
11 2 (2.60%) Cross-Platform Development
11 2 (2.60%) Defect Management
11 2 (2.60%) ETL
11 2 (2.60%) SDLC
11 2 (2.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (59.74%) Perl
2 45 (58.44%) Java
3 39 (50.65%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.48%) SQL
5 6 (7.79%) Go
5 6 (7.79%) Scala
6 4 (5.19%) ANSI SQL
7 3 (3.90%) C#
8 2 (2.60%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) Python
8 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.60%) VC++
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) Degree
2 13 (16.88%) ISEB
3 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle
2 2 (2.60%) Sybase