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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 10 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 48 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.58% 2.29% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.74% 2.82% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 18
Median daily rate £390 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £350 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £397 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
409 532 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 81.64% 81.35% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 402 331
Median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £9.70 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Newport +23 26 £390 -2.50% 4
Cardiff +20 12 £365 +4.28% 6
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 - -
Bridgend - 1 - - 2
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 73 (76.04%) OO
2 44 (45.83%) UML
3 40 (41.67%) C++
4 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
5 34 (35.42%) Windows
6 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 30 (31.25%) Java
8 29 (30.21%) CSS
8 29 (30.21%) SQL
8 29 (30.21%) OOA/OOD
8 29 (30.21%) SC Cleared
9 28 (29.17%) TDD
10 27 (28.13%) Web Development
10 27 (28.13%) Selenium
10 27 (28.13%) Unix
10 27 (28.13%) Perl
10 27 (28.13%) jQuery
11 25 (26.04%) C#
12 24 (25.00%) C
12 24 (25.00%) Cucumber
13 23 (23.96%) TCP/IP
14 22 (22.92%) Eclipse
14 22 (22.92%) VoIP
14 22 (22.92%) SNMP
14 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
14 22 (22.92%) Requirements Management
14 22 (22.92%) Rational DOORS
15 21 (21.88%) Coverity
15 21 (21.88%) StarTeam

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 (3.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.04%) Moodle
3 1 (1.04%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (23.96%) TCP/IP
2 22 (22.92%) SNMP
2 22 (22.92%) VoIP
3 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) Big Data
1 3 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.08%) HBase
2 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) Redis
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (28.13%) Selenium
2 24 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 22 (22.92%) Eclipse
3 22 (22.92%) Rational DOORS
3 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
4 21 (21.88%) StarTeam
5 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.04%) GCC
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (20.83%) Legal
2 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (48.96%) Software Engineer
2 40 (41.67%) Developer
3 34 (35.42%) Senior Software Engineer
4 18 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 12 (12.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 9 (9.38%) Website Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 7 (7.29%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Embedded Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Perl Developer
9 6 (6.25%) C Developer
9 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (6.25%) C/C++ Developer
9 6 (6.25%) C/C++ Software Developer
9 6 (6.25%) C++ Developer
9 6 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.21%) CSS
2 27 (28.13%) jQuery
3 6 (6.25%) HTML
4 5 (5.21%) .NET
5 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.17%) Web Services
6 3 (3.13%) Kafka
6 3 (3.13%) RESTful
7 2 (2.08%) JSON
7 2 (2.08%) Middleware
7 2 (2.08%) Mojolicious
7 2 (2.08%) OpenGL
7 2 (2.08%) REST
8 1 (1.04%) Ajax
8 1 (1.04%) Flask
8 1 (1.04%) OAuth2
8 1 (1.04%) Play Framework
8 1 (1.04%) POCO
8 1 (1.04%) SOAP
8 1 (1.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (2.08%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.04%) IPTV
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) Windows
2 27 (28.13%) Unix
3 9 (9.38%) Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (76.04%) OO
2 44 (45.83%) UML
3 33 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (30.21%) OOA/OOD
5 28 (29.17%) TDD
6 27 (28.13%) Web Development
7 22 (22.92%) Requirements Management
8 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (5.21%) Human Factors
10 4 (4.17%) Cross-Platform Development
10 4 (4.17%) Open Source
10 4 (4.17%) Requirements Engineering
10 4 (4.17%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.13%) Business Analysis
11 3 (3.13%) Test Planning
11 3 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (3.13%) Validation
11 3 (3.13%) Workflow
12 2 (2.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.67%) C++
2 33 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 30 (31.25%) Java
4 29 (30.21%) SQL
5 27 (28.13%) Perl
6 25 (26.04%) C#
7 24 (25.00%) C
8 7 (7.29%) Embedded C++
9 6 (6.25%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.13%) Python
11 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.04%) Go
12 1 (1.04%) PHP
12 1 (1.04%) Scala
12 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (36.46%) Security Cleared
2 29 (30.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) Degree
4 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.08%) MISRA
2 2 (2.08%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (1.04%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) Coverity
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) Cloudera
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