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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Wales / South Wales
Rank 11 8 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 59 83 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.15% 14.07% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.50% 15.87% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 74 11
Median daily rate £410 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +15.78%

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
437 523 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 82.61% 88.64% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 377 237
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Cardiff -1 36 £404 +15.35% 7
Newport +2 13 £425 +14.86% 2
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 57 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.83%) Java
3 39 (32.50%) Scrum
4 33 (27.50%) OO
5 32 (26.67%) Linux
6 31 (25.83%) UML
6 31 (25.83%) C++
6 31 (25.83%) Security Cleared
7 29 (24.17%) RESTful
8 26 (21.67%) TDD
9 25 (20.83%) SC Cleared
9 25 (20.83%) MongoDB
10 21 (17.50%) C
11 19 (15.83%) Spring
11 19 (15.83%) REST
11 19 (15.83%) Microservices
12 18 (15.00%) HTML
13 17 (14.17%) JSON
13 17 (14.17%) Kafka
13 17 (14.17%) Open Source
14 16 (13.33%) Spring Boot
15 15 (12.50%) BDD
16 14 (11.67%) Git (software)
16 14 (11.67%) Python
17 13 (10.83%) OOD
17 13 (10.83%) Multithreading
17 13 (10.83%) Change Control
17 13 (10.83%) SDLC
17 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (10.83%) Multithreaded Programming

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 3 (2.50%) Tornado
2 2 (1.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.67%) Liferay
2 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.17%) HTTP
1 11 (9.17%) SNMP
1 11 (9.17%) TCP/IP
1 11 (9.17%) VoIP
2 1 (0.83%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.00%) Neo4j
2 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.50%) Big Data
6 3 (2.50%) HBase
6 3 (2.50%) MySQL
6 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.50%) SQLite
7 2 (1.67%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.83%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.83%) QlikView
8 1 (0.83%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (11.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.17%) Cucumber
3 10 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 9 (7.50%) GCC
5 8 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.67%) Grunt
8 2 (1.67%) gulp
8 2 (1.67%) JIRA
8 2 (1.67%) JUnit
8 2 (1.67%) Maven
9 1 (0.83%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.83%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 9 (7.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Publishing
3 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Automotive
4 2 (1.67%) Electronics
4 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Military
Job Titles
1 69 (57.50%) Software Engineer
2 40 (33.33%) Developer
3 32 (26.67%) Java Developer
4 28 (23.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 16 (13.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 11 (9.17%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) Business Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Java Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) Senior Business Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Senior C Software Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.17%) RESTful
2 19 (15.83%) REST
2 19 (15.83%) Spring
3 18 (15.00%) HTML
4 17 (14.17%) JSON
4 17 (14.17%) Kafka
5 16 (13.33%) Spring Boot
6 11 (9.17%) Dropwizard
6 11 (9.17%) Hibernate
6 11 (9.17%) iXBRL
6 11 (9.17%) JAX-RS
6 11 (9.17%) Web Services
7 8 (6.67%) CSS
8 4 (3.33%) .NET
8 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.33%) Flask
8 4 (3.33%) HTML5
9 3 (2.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (2.50%) Middleware
9 3 (2.50%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.17%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.00%) NHS
4 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.50%) User Experience
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Life Science
5 2 (1.67%) W3C
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.67%) Linux
2 10 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 10 (8.33%) Unix
2 10 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.50%) Scrum
3 33 (27.50%) OO
4 31 (25.83%) UML
5 26 (21.67%) TDD
6 19 (15.83%) Microservices
7 17 (14.17%) Open Source
8 15 (12.50%) BDD
9 13 (10.83%) Change Control
9 13 (10.83%) Multithreaded Programming
9 13 (10.83%) Multithreading
9 13 (10.83%) OOD
9 13 (10.83%) SDLC
10 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 12 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
11 11 (9.17%) Low Latency
11 11 (9.17%) Requirements Management
12 10 (8.33%) Business Analysis
12 10 (8.33%) Kanban
12 10 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.83%) Java
2 31 (25.83%) C++
3 21 (17.50%) C
4 14 (11.67%) Python
5 11 (9.17%) Go
6 8 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.83%) C#
7 7 (5.83%) Scala
8 6 (5.00%) SQL
9 5 (4.17%) Embedded C
10 4 (3.33%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.67%) Ruby
11 2 (1.67%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.83%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (25.83%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.00%) ISEB
4 4 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.50%) CEH
5 3 (2.50%) CISSP
5 3 (2.50%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) MISRA
2 1 (0.83%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) HDFS
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.83%) Oozie
1 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.33%) Splunk
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle
4 2 (1.67%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) Cognos
5 1 (0.83%) Coverity
5 1 (0.83%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.83%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.83%) Tableau
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