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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 20 31 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 48 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.30% 6.36% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.33% 7.64% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 12
Median daily rate £375 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £450
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 £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
360 432 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 77.25% 83.24% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 333 325
Median daily rate £385 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 9
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.49% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.30 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Cardiff -2 28 £375 +2.73% 1
Newport +24 13 £400 -3.61% 1
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 98 (75.38%) OO
2 75 (57.69%) Unix
3 73 (56.15%) Perl
3 73 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (49.23%) TDD
5 58 (44.62%) Java
5 58 (44.62%) jQuery
5 58 (44.62%) Cucumber
6 56 (43.08%) Selenium
7 50 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 46 (35.38%) CSS
9 42 (32.31%) SQL
9 42 (32.31%) Legal
10 34 (26.15%) Web Development
11 30 (23.08%) RESTful
12 29 (22.31%) MongoDB
13 27 (20.77%) Mojolicious
14 26 (20.00%) NoSQL
14 26 (20.00%) Windows
15 24 (18.46%) Linux
16 23 (17.69%) C#
17 22 (16.92%) HTML
17 22 (16.92%) Security Cleared
18 20 (15.38%) Scala
18 20 (15.38%) UML
19 19 (14.62%) Redis
19 19 (14.62%) Kafka
19 19 (14.62%) Go
20 18 (13.85%) .NET
21 17 (13.08%) C++

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 13 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.85%) Apache
3 3 (2.31%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.77%) IIS
4 1 (0.77%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.92%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.15%) SNMP
2 8 (6.15%) VoIP
3 3 (2.31%) HTTP
4 2 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.77%) LDAP
5 1 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.31%) MongoDB
2 26 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 19 (14.62%) Redis
4 10 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.92%) MySQL
6 8 (6.15%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.54%) DB2
7 2 (1.54%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (44.62%) Cucumber
2 56 (43.08%) Selenium
3 9 (6.92%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.15%) Eclipse
4 8 (6.15%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (6.15%) StarTeam
5 4 (3.08%) Concordion
5 4 (3.08%) Subversion
6 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (32.31%) Legal
2 6 (4.62%) Finance
3 3 (2.31%) Publishing
4 1 (0.77%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.77%) Back Office
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (59.23%) Developer
2 30 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 26 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 23 (17.69%) Perl Developer
5 19 (14.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (13.85%) Analyst
7 16 (12.31%) Business Analyst
8 13 (10.00%) Website Developer
9 12 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (6.92%) Java Developer
11 9 (6.92%) Senior Business Analyst
12 7 (5.38%) Software Developer
13 5 (3.85%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
13 5 (3.85%) Unix Developer
14 4 (3.08%) C++ Developer
14 4 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
14 4 (3.08%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (44.62%) jQuery
2 46 (35.38%) CSS
3 30 (23.08%) RESTful
4 27 (20.77%) Mojolicious
5 22 (16.92%) HTML
6 19 (14.62%) Kafka
7 18 (13.85%) .NET
8 16 (12.31%) Web Services
9 13 (10.00%) OAuth2
10 11 (8.46%) ASP.NET
11 10 (7.69%) XML
12 7 (5.38%) Ajax
13 6 (4.62%) XHTML
14 5 (3.85%) REST
15 4 (3.08%) .NET Framework
15 4 (3.08%) Middleware
16 3 (2.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 3 (2.31%) Hibernate
16 3 (2.31%) STL
16 3 (2.31%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.15%) NHS
2 4 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.08%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.31%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.54%) Informatics
5 1 (0.77%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.77%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.77%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 75 (57.69%) Unix
2 26 (20.00%) Windows
3 24 (18.46%) Linux
4 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (75.38%) OO
2 73 (56.15%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (49.23%) TDD
4 34 (26.15%) Web Development
5 20 (15.38%) UML
6 17 (13.08%) Translating Business Requirements
7 15 (11.54%) Configuration Management
8 14 (10.77%) Unit Testing
9 13 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 12 (9.23%) Cross-Platform Development
10 12 (9.23%) Requirements Engineering
11 9 (6.92%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (6.15%) Analytics
12 8 (6.15%) DevOps
12 8 (6.15%) Requirements Management
13 7 (5.38%) MapReduce
13 7 (5.38%) Scrum
14 6 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.62%) Use Case
14 6 (4.62%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 73 (56.15%) Perl
2 58 (44.62%) Java
3 50 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 42 (32.31%) SQL
5 23 (17.69%) C#
6 20 (15.38%) Scala
7 19 (14.62%) Go
8 17 (13.08%) C++
9 7 (5.38%) C
10 4 (3.08%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (2.31%) Ruby
12 2 (1.54%) VC++
13 1 (0.77%) PHP
13 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.31%) Degree
3 11 (8.46%) ISEB
4 8 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.77%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.77%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.15%) Coverity
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle
3 2 (1.54%) Sybase
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