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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 12 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 49 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.89% 3.71% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.58% 4.49% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 9
Median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £287 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
463 579 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 84.03% 82.60% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 445 321
Median daily rate £413 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.39 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £58.50 £67.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +29 25 £403 -6.39% 4
Cardiff +15 14 £333 -1.48% 5
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 - -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 56 (60.22%) OO
2 48 (51.61%) UML
3 44 (47.31%) C++
4 36 (38.71%) Security Cleared
5 32 (34.41%) SC Cleared
6 30 (32.26%) SQL
6 30 (32.26%) Windows
6 30 (32.26%) OOA/OOD
7 26 (27.96%) C
8 25 (26.88%) C#
9 23 (24.73%) Eclipse
9 23 (24.73%) VoIP
9 23 (24.73%) SNMP
9 23 (24.73%) TCP/IP
9 23 (24.73%) Requirements Management
9 23 (24.73%) Rational DOORS
10 22 (23.66%) StarTeam
10 22 (23.66%) Coverity
10 22 (23.66%) Visual Studio
11 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (20.43%) Embedded Systems
12 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (19.35%) TDD
13 18 (19.35%) Java
14 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
15 14 (15.05%) CSS
16 12 (12.90%) Selenium
17 11 (11.83%) Perl
18 10 (10.75%) Unix
18 10 (10.75%) Web Development

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 (4.30%) Apache
1 4 (4.30%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.08%) Moodle
2 1 (1.08%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.73%) SNMP
1 23 (24.73%) TCP/IP
1 23 (24.73%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Big Data
1 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
2 4 (4.30%) HBase
3 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.08%) QlikView
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (24.73%) Eclipse
1 23 (24.73%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (23.66%) StarTeam
2 22 (23.66%) Visual Studio
3 12 (12.90%) Selenium
4 10 (10.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.15%) JIRA
6 2 (2.15%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.08%) GCC
7 1 (1.08%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.60%) Legal
2 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (60.22%) Software Engineer
2 39 (41.94%) Senior Software Engineer
3 27 (29.03%) Developer
4 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) C Developer
7 6 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (6.45%) C/C++ Developer
7 6 (6.45%) C/C++ Software Developer
7 6 (6.45%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.45%) C++ Software Developer
7 6 (6.45%) C++/C# Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) CSS
2 10 (10.75%) jQuery
3 6 (6.45%) HTML
4 4 (4.30%) .NET
4 4 (4.30%) RESTful
5 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.23%) JSON
5 3 (3.23%) Kafka
5 3 (3.23%) REST
6 2 (2.15%) Flask
6 2 (2.15%) HTML5
6 2 (2.15%) Middleware
6 2 (2.15%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.15%) Play Framework
6 2 (2.15%) Spring
6 2 (2.15%) Web Services
7 1 (1.08%) Ajax
7 1 (1.08%) Mojolicious
7 1 (1.08%) POCO
7 1 (1.08%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (20.43%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.38%) NHS
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.08%) IPTV
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Physics
5 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (32.26%) Windows
2 10 (10.75%) Unix
3 7 (7.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (60.22%) OO
2 48 (51.61%) UML
3 30 (32.26%) OOA/OOD
4 23 (24.73%) Requirements Management
5 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (19.35%) TDD
7 10 (10.75%) Web Development
8 8 (8.60%) Open Source
9 7 (7.53%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.53%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (6.45%) BDD
10 6 (6.45%) Project Management
11 5 (5.38%) Human Factors
12 4 (4.30%) Scrum
12 4 (4.30%) Use Case
13 3 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.23%) ETL
13 3 (3.23%) High Availability
13 3 (3.23%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.15%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.31%) C++
2 30 (32.26%) SQL
3 26 (27.96%) C
4 25 (26.88%) C#
5 18 (19.35%) Java
6 16 (17.20%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.83%) Perl
8 7 (7.53%) Embedded C
8 7 (7.53%) Embedded C++
9 4 (4.30%) Python
9 4 (4.30%) Scala
10 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.08%) PHP
11 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.41%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) ISEB
4 3 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.15%) MISRA
1 2 (2.15%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
1 1 (1.08%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (23.66%) Coverity
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.08%) Cognos
4 1 (1.08%) Splunk
4 1 (1.08%) Tableau
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