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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 7 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 85 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.10% 3.47% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.38% 4.71% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 11 3
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
489 382 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.86% 73.60% 77.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 264 189
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 10
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £31.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +38 73 £350 -16.41% 12
Newport -3 8 £370 - 1
Bridgend - 1 £350 -
Gwent - 1 £400 -
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 82 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (61.54%) OO
3 64 (49.23%) TDD
4 56 (43.08%) Java
4 56 (43.08%) SQL
5 53 (40.77%) jQuery
6 50 (38.46%) Unix
7 48 (36.92%) Perl
8 42 (32.31%) JavaScript
8 42 (32.31%) Web Services
9 41 (31.54%) Cucumber
10 37 (28.46%) RESTful
11 36 (27.69%) Selenium
12 35 (26.92%) CSS
12 35 (26.92%) HTML
13 34 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (25.38%) .NET
15 32 (24.62%) C#
16 30 (23.08%) MongoDB
17 28 (21.54%) XML
18 27 (20.77%) NoSQL
18 27 (20.77%) Mojolicious
19 26 (20.00%) SOAP
19 26 (20.00%) Legal
20 25 (19.23%) MVC
20 25 (19.23%) Ajax
20 25 (19.23%) Scala
21 24 (18.46%) Go
21 24 (18.46%) Redis
21 24 (18.46%) Kafka

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.08%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (11.54%) IIS
3 6 (4.62%) Apache Solr
4 5 (3.85%) Apache
5 3 (2.31%) Node.js
6 1 (0.77%) JBoss
6 1 (0.77%) Mule
6 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) HTTP
1 9 (6.92%) Internet
2 3 (2.31%) Multicast
3 2 (1.54%) SNMP
3 2 (1.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.54%) VoIP
4 1 (0.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 27 (20.77%) NoSQL
3 24 (18.46%) Redis
4 11 (8.46%) Relational Database
4 11 (8.46%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.92%) MySQL
6 8 (6.15%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.31%) GIS
7 3 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.54%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (31.54%) Cucumber
2 36 (27.69%) Selenium
3 17 (13.08%) Jenkins
4 15 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.15%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.38%) Subversion
7 6 (4.62%) Hudson
8 4 (3.08%) Concordion
8 4 (3.08%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.08%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (3.08%) StarTeam
8 4 (3.08%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.31%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.31%) QUnit
9 3 (2.31%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.77%) FitNesse
General
1 26 (20.00%) Legal
2 16 (12.31%) Finance
3 3 (2.31%) Games
3 3 (2.31%) Military
3 3 (2.31%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (0.77%) Publishing
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (60.77%) Developer
2 24 (18.46%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.69%) Software Engineer
4 21 (16.15%) Analyst
5 18 (13.85%) Business Analyst
6 15 (11.54%) .NET Developer
7 14 (10.77%) Perl Developer
8 11 (8.46%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
10 9 (6.92%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) SQL Developer
11 8 (6.15%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
13 4 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
13 4 (3.08%) Java Engineer
13 4 (3.08%) Java Software Engineer
13 4 (3.08%) Website Developer
14 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET Developer
14 3 (2.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (40.77%) jQuery
2 42 (32.31%) Web Services
3 37 (28.46%) RESTful
4 35 (26.92%) CSS
4 35 (26.92%) HTML
5 33 (25.38%) .NET
6 28 (21.54%) XML
7 27 (20.77%) Mojolicious
8 26 (20.00%) SOAP
9 25 (19.23%) Ajax
10 24 (18.46%) Kafka
11 22 (16.92%) ASP.NET
12 19 (14.62%) REST
13 17 (13.08%) OAuth2
14 16 (12.31%) XForms
14 16 (12.31%) XSLT
15 12 (9.23%) .NET Framework
15 12 (9.23%) Spring
16 11 (8.46%) JPA
17 9 (6.92%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.23%) NHS
3 8 (6.15%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.08%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.31%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.54%) Informatics
8 1 (0.77%) BBC
8 1 (0.77%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.77%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 50 (38.46%) Unix
2 18 (13.85%) Linux
3 14 (10.77%) Windows
4 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (63.08%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (61.54%) OO
3 64 (49.23%) TDD
4 34 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (19.23%) MVC
6 23 (17.69%) UML
7 21 (16.15%) Scrum
8 18 (13.85%) Translating Business Requirements
9 16 (12.31%) Data Modelling
9 16 (12.31%) Regression Testing
9 16 (12.31%) Software Testing
10 15 (11.54%) Business Analysis
11 12 (9.23%) Unit Testing
12 10 (7.69%) Analytics
13 9 (6.92%) Configuration Management
14 8 (6.15%) DevOps
14 8 (6.15%) Performance Analysis
14 8 (6.15%) SOA
15 7 (5.38%) MapReduce
15 7 (5.38%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (43.08%) Java
1 56 (43.08%) SQL
2 48 (36.92%) Perl
3 42 (32.31%) JavaScript
4 32 (24.62%) C#
5 25 (19.23%) Scala
6 24 (18.46%) Go
7 15 (11.54%) XPath
8 10 (7.69%) C++
9 9 (6.92%) Ruby
10 5 (3.85%) C
11 4 (3.08%) ANSI SQL
12 3 (2.31%) PHP
12 3 (2.31%) Python
13 1 (0.77%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (15.38%) Degree
2 15 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 12 (9.23%) ISEB
4 4 (3.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.77%) HND
6 1 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.46%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.08%) Coverity
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle
4 1 (0.77%) Sybase
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