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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Wales / South Wales
Rank 6 12 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +25
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 72 61 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 15.13% 12.06% 3.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.80% 14.12% 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 12
Median daily rate £425 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £312 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
383 432 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 80.46% 85.38% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 329 270
Median daily rate £400 £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 15
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 £13.70 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 38 £413 +17.85% 5
Newport +2 25 £425 +14.86% 1
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 53 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.70%) Java
3 38 (31.15%) Security Cleared
4 36 (29.51%) UML
4 36 (29.51%) OO
5 35 (28.69%) Scrum
6 34 (27.87%) C++
7 32 (26.23%) SC Cleared
8 30 (24.59%) Linux
9 27 (22.13%) C
9 27 (22.13%) RESTful
10 24 (19.67%) TDD
11 23 (18.85%) MongoDB
12 19 (15.57%) Spring
13 18 (14.75%) HTML
13 18 (14.75%) REST
13 18 (14.75%) Microservices
14 16 (13.11%) Kafka
14 16 (13.11%) Open Source
14 16 (13.11%) JSON
15 15 (12.30%) Embedded Systems
15 15 (12.30%) Spring Boot
16 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (11.48%) BDD
17 13 (10.66%) Requirements Management
17 13 (10.66%) Windows
17 13 (10.66%) SNMP
17 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
17 13 (10.66%) VoIP
18 12 (9.84%) Configuration Management

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 2 (1.64%) Apache Pig
1 2 (1.64%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.64%) Liferay
1 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (1.64%) Tornado
2 1 (0.82%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) SNMP
1 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
1 13 (10.66%) VoIP
2 11 (9.02%) HTTP
3 1 (0.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) MongoDB
2 12 (9.84%) Neo4j
3 11 (9.02%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.38%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.10%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.46%) Big Data
7 3 (2.46%) HBase
8 2 (1.64%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.64%) MySQL
8 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.64%) SQLite
9 1 (0.82%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.82%) QlikView
9 1 (0.82%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (9.84%) Eclipse
1 12 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.20%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.56%) GCC
5 6 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.92%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (3.28%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.64%) Grunt
7 2 (1.64%) gulp
7 2 (1.64%) JIRA
7 2 (1.64%) JUnit
7 2 (1.64%) Maven
8 1 (0.82%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 9 (7.38%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.28%) Publishing
3 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.64%) Automotive
4 2 (1.64%) Electronics
4 2 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (59.84%) Software Engineer
2 38 (31.15%) Developer
3 32 (26.23%) Senior Software Engineer
4 30 (24.59%) Java Developer
5 15 (12.30%) Agile Developer
5 15 (12.30%) Agile Java Developer
5 15 (12.30%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) C Software Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Embedded Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) Business Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Senior C Software Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Java Engineer
11 6 (4.92%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (4.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 4 (3.28%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.13%) RESTful
2 19 (15.57%) Spring
3 18 (14.75%) HTML
3 18 (14.75%) REST
4 16 (13.11%) JSON
4 16 (13.11%) Kafka
5 15 (12.30%) Spring Boot
6 11 (9.02%) Dropwizard
6 11 (9.02%) Hibernate
6 11 (9.02%) iXBRL
6 11 (9.02%) JAX-RS
7 9 (7.38%) Web Services
8 8 (6.56%) CSS
9 4 (3.28%) .NET
9 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.28%) HTML5
10 3 (2.46%) Flask
11 2 (1.64%) Highcharts JS
11 2 (1.64%) Sass
11 2 (1.64%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Embedded Systems
2 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.92%) NHS
4 3 (2.46%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.46%) User Experience
5 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.64%) W3C
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Informatics
6 1 (0.82%) Life Science
6 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.59%) Linux
2 13 (10.66%) Windows
3 10 (8.20%) Mac OS X
3 10 (8.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.51%) OO
2 36 (29.51%) UML
3 35 (28.69%) Scrum
4 24 (19.67%) TDD
5 18 (14.75%) Microservices
6 16 (13.11%) Open Source
7 14 (11.48%) BDD
8 13 (10.66%) Requirements Management
9 12 (9.84%) Configuration Management
9 12 (9.84%) Continuous Deployment
9 12 (9.84%) OOA/OOD
10 10 (8.20%) Business Analysis
10 10 (8.20%) Low Latency
10 10 (8.20%) Project Management
10 10 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (8.20%) Web Design
11 9 (7.38%) Change Control
11 9 (7.38%) SDLC
11 9 (7.38%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.70%) Java
2 34 (27.87%) C++
3 27 (22.13%) C
4 11 (9.02%) C#
4 11 (9.02%) Go
4 11 (9.02%) Python
5 9 (7.38%) SQL
6 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.56%) Scala
7 7 (5.74%) Embedded C
8 4 (3.28%) Assembly Language
8 4 (3.28%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.64%) Ruby
9 2 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (31.15%) Security Cleared
2 32 (26.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) ISEB
4 4 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.46%) CEH
5 3 (2.46%) CISSP
5 3 (2.46%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.82%) MISRA
2 1 (0.82%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) HDFS
2 1 (0.82%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.82%) Oozie
1 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.28%) Coverity
2 4 (3.28%) Splunk
3 2 (1.64%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle
3 2 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (0.82%) Cognos
4 1 (0.82%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.82%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.82%) Tableau