The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 9 22 51
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +29
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 80 63 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.66% 10.68% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.15% 13.26% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 56 9
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Software Engineering
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 South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
528 475 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.54% 80.51% 80.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 381 300
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 9
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.03 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the South Wales region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the South Wales region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +20 40 £433 +0.58% 6
Cardiff +3 35 £413 +23.13% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 - -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 52 (40.31%) UML
2 50 (38.76%) OO
3 48 (37.21%) Security Cleared
4 45 (34.88%) C++
5 41 (31.78%) SC Cleared
6 40 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (30.23%) Java
8 35 (27.13%) C
9 26 (20.16%) Linux
9 26 (20.16%) OOA/OOD
9 26 (20.16%) Scrum
10 25 (19.38%) SQL
11 23 (17.83%) Windows
11 23 (17.83%) VoIP
11 23 (17.83%) SNMP
11 23 (17.83%) TCP/IP
11 23 (17.83%) TDD
11 23 (17.83%) Requirements Management
12 22 (17.05%) Eclipse
12 22 (17.05%) C#
13 21 (16.28%) RESTful
14 20 (15.50%) Embedded Systems
15 19 (14.73%) Visual Studio
16 18 (13.95%) Open Source
16 18 (13.95%) Rational DOORS
17 17 (13.18%) MongoDB
18 16 (12.40%) Coverity
18 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (12.40%) StarTeam
19 15 (11.63%) HTML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (3.10%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (1.55%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.55%) Liferay
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.78%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.83%) SNMP
1 23 (17.83%) TCP/IP
1 23 (17.83%) VoIP
2 7 (5.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) MongoDB
2 9 (6.98%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.20%) Neo4j
4 7 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.65%) Big Data
5 6 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.88%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.88%) HBase
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.78%) QlikView
8 1 (0.78%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (17.05%) Eclipse
2 19 (14.73%) Visual Studio
3 18 (13.95%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (12.40%) StarTeam
5 10 (7.75%) Git (software)
6 8 (6.20%) Jenkins
7 7 (5.43%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.65%) GCC
9 3 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.55%) Grunt
10 2 (1.55%) gulp
10 2 (1.55%) JIRA
10 2 (1.55%) JUnit
10 2 (1.55%) Maven
10 2 (1.55%) Selenium
10 2 (1.55%) Subversion
11 1 (0.78%) JIRA Agile
General
1 5 (3.88%) Finance
2 4 (3.10%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.10%) Publishing
2 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.55%) Electronics
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.78%) Automotive
5 1 (0.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (59.69%) Software Engineer
2 40 (31.01%) Senior Software Engineer
3 35 (27.13%) Developer
4 21 (16.28%) Java Developer
5 17 (13.18%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Analyst
6 12 (9.30%) Business Analyst
6 12 (9.30%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 11 (8.53%) Agile Developer
7 11 (8.53%) Agile Java Developer
7 11 (8.53%) C Software Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Senior C Software Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.88%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.28%) RESTful
2 15 (11.63%) HTML
3 14 (10.85%) REST
4 13 (10.08%) Spring
5 12 (9.30%) JSON
5 12 (9.30%) Kafka
6 10 (7.75%) CSS
7 9 (6.98%) Spring Boot
7 9 (6.98%) Web Services
8 7 (5.43%) Dropwizard
8 7 (5.43%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.43%) iXBRL
8 7 (5.43%) JAX-RS
9 4 (3.10%) .NET
9 4 (3.10%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.10%) HTML5
10 3 (2.33%) OpenGL
11 2 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.55%) Ajax
11 2 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.50%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.20%) NHS
4 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.33%) User Experience
6 2 (1.55%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.55%) W3C
7 1 (0.78%) IPTV
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.16%) Linux
2 23 (17.83%) Windows
3 6 (4.65%) Mac OS X
3 6 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.31%) UML
2 50 (38.76%) OO
3 40 (31.01%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (20.16%) OOA/OOD
4 26 (20.16%) Scrum
5 23 (17.83%) Requirements Management
5 23 (17.83%) TDD
6 18 (13.95%) Open Source
7 14 (10.85%) BDD
8 13 (10.08%) Business Analysis
9 12 (9.30%) Microservices
9 12 (9.30%) Translating Business Requirements
10 11 (8.53%) Project Management
11 9 (6.98%) Configuration Management
12 8 (6.20%) Kanban
12 8 (6.20%) Use Case
13 7 (5.43%) High Availability
13 7 (5.43%) Low Latency
13 7 (5.43%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (5.43%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.88%) C++
2 39 (30.23%) Java
3 35 (27.13%) C
4 25 (19.38%) SQL
5 22 (17.05%) C#
6 12 (9.30%) Python
7 10 (7.75%) Embedded C
7 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.20%) Embedded C++
8 8 (6.20%) Go
8 8 (6.20%) Scala
9 3 (2.33%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.55%) Ruby
10 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 48 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 41 (31.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.20%) ISEB
4 3 (2.33%) CEH
4 3 (2.33%) CISSP
4 3 (2.33%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) MISRA
1 3 (2.33%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) HDFS
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.78%) Oozie
1 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Coverity
2 4 (3.10%) Cloudera
2 4 (3.10%) Splunk
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.55%) SAP
5 1 (0.78%) Cognos
5 1 (0.78%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.78%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.78%) Tableau
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