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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 12 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 48 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.66% 2.99% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.18% 3.72% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 16
Median daily rate £389 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £350 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £426 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.49% +2.89%
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
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
394 484 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 79.28% 80.40% 81.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 368 349
Median daily rate £400 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £13.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.47% -39.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.80 £25.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +19 25 £390 -15.67% 1
Cardiff +12 13 £365 +4.28% 1
Bridgend - 1 - -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 95 (74.80%) OO
2 55 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (40.94%) Unix
4 50 (39.37%) Perl
5 47 (37.01%) Java
6 46 (36.22%) JavaScript
6 46 (36.22%) TDD
7 45 (35.43%) jQuery
8 43 (33.86%) Selenium
9 42 (33.07%) CSS
10 41 (32.28%) SQL
11 40 (31.50%) Cucumber
12 39 (30.71%) UML
13 36 (28.35%) Windows
13 36 (28.35%) C++
14 35 (27.56%) Security Cleared
15 34 (26.77%) Web Development
16 31 (24.41%) Legal
17 29 (22.83%) C#
18 24 (18.90%) OOA/OOD
19 23 (18.11%) SC Cleared
20 22 (17.32%) Rational DOORS
20 22 (17.32%) TCP/IP
20 22 (17.32%) Visual Studio
21 21 (16.54%) Eclipse
21 21 (16.54%) VoIP
21 21 (16.54%) SNMP
21 21 (16.54%) StarTeam
21 21 (16.54%) Requirements Management
21 21 (16.54%) Coverity

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 7 (5.51%) Apache
2 2 (1.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) Moodle
3 1 (0.79%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.32%) TCP/IP
2 21 (16.54%) SNMP
2 21 (16.54%) VoIP
3 1 (0.79%) LDAP
3 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.02%) MongoDB
2 13 (10.24%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.51%) Redis
4 5 (3.94%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.36%) Big Data
6 2 (1.57%) DB2
6 2 (1.57%) HBase
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) MySQL
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (33.86%) Selenium
2 40 (31.50%) Cucumber
3 22 (17.32%) Rational DOORS
3 22 (17.32%) Visual Studio
4 21 (16.54%) Eclipse
4 21 (16.54%) StarTeam
5 4 (3.15%) Concordion
6 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.57%) Subversion
8 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (24.41%) Legal
2 4 (3.15%) Finance
3 3 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.36%) Publishing
4 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.79%) Back Office
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (52.76%) Developer
2 39 (30.71%) Software Engineer
3 30 (23.62%) Senior Software Engineer
4 26 (20.47%) Web Developer
5 19 (14.96%) Perl Developer
6 17 (13.39%) Analyst
7 15 (11.81%) Business Analyst
8 13 (10.24%) Website Developer
9 11 (8.66%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (7.87%) Software Developer
11 9 (7.09%) C# Developer
11 9 (7.09%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (7.09%) Senior Business Analyst
12 8 (6.30%) C++ Developer
12 8 (6.30%) C++ Software Developer
12 8 (6.30%) C++/C# Developer
13 7 (5.51%) C++ Software Engineer
14 6 (4.72%) C Developer
14 6 (4.72%) C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.43%) jQuery
2 42 (33.07%) CSS
3 15 (11.81%) HTML
4 14 (11.02%) Mojolicious
5 11 (8.66%) RESTful
6 10 (7.87%) .NET
7 9 (7.09%) Kafka
8 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET
8 7 (5.51%) Web Services
8 7 (5.51%) XML
9 6 (4.72%) Middleware
10 4 (3.15%) Ajax
10 4 (3.15%) REST
10 4 (3.15%) XHTML
11 3 (2.36%) .NET Framework
12 2 (1.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 2 (1.57%) JSON
12 2 (1.57%) OpenGL
12 2 (1.57%) STL
12 2 (1.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (5.51%) NHS
4 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.15%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.57%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.57%) Informatics
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.79%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.79%) IPTV
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.94%) Unix
2 36 (28.35%) Windows
3 12 (9.45%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (74.80%) OO
2 55 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (36.22%) TDD
4 39 (30.71%) UML
5 34 (26.77%) Web Development
6 24 (18.90%) OOA/OOD
7 21 (16.54%) Requirements Management
8 16 (12.60%) Translating Business Requirements
9 15 (11.81%) Business Analysis
10 10 (7.87%) Configuration Management
11 9 (7.09%) Unit Testing
12 8 (6.30%) Cross-Platform Development
12 8 (6.30%) Requirements Engineering
13 7 (5.51%) Scrum
14 5 (3.94%) Automated Testing
14 5 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (3.94%) Human Factors
15 4 (3.15%) Use Case
15 4 (3.15%) Workflow
16 3 (2.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.37%) Perl
2 47 (37.01%) Java
3 46 (36.22%) JavaScript
4 41 (32.28%) SQL
5 36 (28.35%) C++
6 29 (22.83%) C#
7 19 (14.96%) C
8 7 (5.51%) Go
8 7 (5.51%) Scala
9 4 (3.15%) ANSI SQL
9 4 (3.15%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.15%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.36%) Python
11 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.57%) VC++
12 1 (0.79%) PHP
12 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (27.56%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.11%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.60%) Degree
4 13 (10.24%) ISEB
5 5 (3.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.57%) MISRA
2 2 (1.57%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Coverity
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.57%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle
3 2 (1.57%) Sybase
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