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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 36 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 18 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.42% 0.74% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 1.00% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
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£369 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.84% -2.66%
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
384 299 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 72.87% 73.83% 75.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 175 175
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 £10.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +318.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £190.00 £14.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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
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 27 January 2015. 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
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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
Newport +3 7 £325 -13.33% 2
Cardiff - 5 £419 - 8
Bridgend - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 1
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 13 (41.94%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (32.26%) UML
4 8 (25.81%) XML
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 7 (22.58%) Perl
5 7 (22.58%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) MySQL
6 6 (19.35%) Java
6 6 (19.35%) UNIX
6 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
7 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
7 5 (16.13%) OO
7 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
7 5 (16.13%) Ruby
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) RESTful
8 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
8 4 (12.90%) QA
8 4 (12.90%) Subversion
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) DevOps
8 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Zope
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) DVB
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) MySQL
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Hadoop
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 1 (3.23%) Legal
1 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
1 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Perl Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Tester
5 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Perl Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) XML
2 5 (16.13%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) RESTful
3 4 (12.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
5 2 (6.45%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) WCF
5 2 (6.45%) Lucene
5 2 (6.45%) Mojolicious
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (3.23%) WSDL
6 1 (3.23%) CPAN
6 1 (3.23%) HTML
6 1 (3.23%) Mason
6 1 (3.23%) HTML5
6 1 (3.23%) REST
6 1 (3.23%) iXBRL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (6.45%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) Physics
5 1 (3.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) UNIX
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) UML
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.13%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.90%) DevOps
4 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) Scrum
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.45%) V-Model
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C++
2 7 (22.58%) Perl
2 7 (22.58%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) Python
5 4 (12.90%) C#
6 3 (9.68%) Scala
7 2 (6.45%) C
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) EPiServer
1 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.23%) Perforce
2 1 (3.23%) Sybase
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Zend
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