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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 14 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 44 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.30% 5.03% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.02% 6.20% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 16
Median daily rate £384 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
366 468 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.38% 81.25% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 369 355
Median daily rate £390 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £16.80 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +26 19 £390 -4.29%
Cardiff -3 16 £375 +1.35% 3
Bridgend - 1 - -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 97 (76.38%) OO
2 65 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (48.03%) Unix
4 59 (46.46%) Perl
5 54 (42.52%) TDD
5 54 (42.52%) jQuery
6 51 (40.16%) Java
7 50 (39.37%) Selenium
8 49 (38.58%) Cucumber
8 49 (38.58%) JavaScript
9 45 (35.43%) CSS
10 44 (34.65%) SQL
11 38 (29.92%) Legal
12 34 (26.77%) Web Development
13 33 (25.98%) Windows
13 33 (25.98%) UML
14 30 (23.62%) C#
15 29 (22.83%) C++
15 29 (22.83%) Security Cleared
16 23 (18.11%) MongoDB
16 23 (18.11%) Mojolicious
17 22 (17.32%) NoSQL
18 20 (15.75%) RESTful
18 20 (15.75%) HTML
19 17 (13.39%) OOA/OOD
19 17 (13.39%) Visual Studio
19 17 (13.39%) TCP/IP
19 17 (13.39%) Rational DOORS
19 17 (13.39%) Degree
20 16 (12.60%) StarTeam

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 8 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.94%) Apache
3 1 (0.79%) IIS
3 1 (0.79%) Moodle
3 1 (0.79%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.39%) TCP/IP
2 16 (12.60%) SNMP
2 16 (12.60%) VoIP
3 2 (1.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.11%) MongoDB
2 22 (17.32%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.81%) Redis
4 6 (4.72%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.57%) DB2
5 2 (1.57%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (39.37%) Selenium
2 49 (38.58%) Cucumber
3 17 (13.39%) Rational DOORS
3 17 (13.39%) Visual Studio
4 16 (12.60%) Eclipse
4 16 (12.60%) StarTeam
5 4 (3.15%) Concordion
6 2 (1.57%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.57%) Subversion
6 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (29.92%) 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
Job Titles
1 74 (58.27%) Developer
2 34 (26.77%) Software Engineer
3 27 (21.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 26 (20.47%) Web Developer
5 20 (15.75%) 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
11 9 (7.09%) Senior Business Analyst
11 9 (7.09%) Software Developer
12 7 (5.51%) C# Developer
12 7 (5.51%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (4.72%) C++ Developer
13 6 (4.72%) C++ Software Developer
13 6 (4.72%) C++/C# Developer
13 6 (4.72%) Java Developer
14 5 (3.94%) C++ Software Engineer
14 5 (3.94%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (42.52%) jQuery
2 45 (35.43%) CSS
3 23 (18.11%) Mojolicious
4 20 (15.75%) HTML
4 20 (15.75%) RESTful
5 15 (11.81%) Kafka
6 14 (11.02%) .NET
7 11 (8.66%) Web Services
8 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET
9 8 (6.30%) OAuth2
9 8 (6.30%) XML
10 6 (4.72%) Middleware
10 6 (4.72%) REST
11 5 (3.94%) Ajax
12 4 (3.15%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.15%) XHTML
13 3 (2.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 3 (2.36%) STL
13 3 (2.36%) WPF
14 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.09%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (5.51%) NHS
4 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.15%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.57%) DTV
5 2 (1.57%) Informatics
5 2 (1.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.57%) Physics
6 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.79%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.79%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 61 (48.03%) Unix
2 33 (25.98%) Windows
3 16 (12.60%) Linux
4 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (76.38%) OO
2 65 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (42.52%) TDD
4 34 (26.77%) Web Development
5 33 (25.98%) UML
6 17 (13.39%) OOA/OOD
7 16 (12.60%) Requirements Management
7 16 (12.60%) Translating Business Requirements
8 15 (11.81%) Business Analysis
8 15 (11.81%) Configuration Management
9 13 (10.24%) Unit Testing
10 11 (8.66%) Cross-Platform Development
10 11 (8.66%) Requirements Engineering
11 8 (6.30%) Scrum
12 6 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (4.72%) Use Case
13 5 (3.94%) Automated Testing
13 5 (3.94%) Human Factors
14 4 (3.15%) Workflow
15 3 (2.36%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (46.46%) Perl
2 51 (40.16%) Java
3 49 (38.58%) JavaScript
4 44 (34.65%) SQL
5 30 (23.62%) C#
6 29 (22.83%) C++
7 16 (12.60%) Scala
8 15 (11.81%) Go
9 13 (10.24%) C
10 4 (3.15%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (1.57%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.57%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.57%) VC++
12 1 (0.79%) PHP
12 1 (0.79%) Python
12 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.39%) Degree
3 16 (12.60%) SC Cleared
4 13 (10.24%) ISEB
5 6 (4.72%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) 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 16 (12.60%) Coverity
2 13 (10.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle
3 2 (1.57%) Sybase
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