The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Wales region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 43 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 21 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.39% 1.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 1.76% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +55.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
457 284 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 73.71% 69.95% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 181 192
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.90 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £16.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
Wales

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
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 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cardiff +8 16 £300 -7.69% 6
Newport -12 4 £438 -2.77% 2
Torfaen - 1 - - 2
Bridgend - - - - 1
Software Engineering
Wales

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 20 (57.14%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (34.29%) Scala
4 12 (34.29%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) OO
5 10 (28.57%) Linux
5 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 10 (28.57%) Perl
5 10 (28.57%) RESTful
5 10 (28.57%) MongoDB
5 10 (28.57%) jQuery
5 10 (28.57%) Mojolicious
6 9 (25.71%) OAuth
7 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
7 8 (22.86%) UNIX
8 7 (20.00%) HTML
8 7 (20.00%) CSS
8 7 (20.00%) Legal
8 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
9 6 (17.14%) Windows
10 5 (14.29%) JBoss
10 5 (14.29%) Middleware
10 5 (14.29%) Oracle
10 5 (14.29%) Scrum
10 5 (14.29%) Talend
10 5 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (14.29%) Pentaho
10 5 (14.29%) Data Integration

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (14.29%) Pentaho
4 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.71%) JMeter
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Perl Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) jQuery
1 10 (28.57%) RESTful
1 10 (28.57%) Mojolicious
2 9 (25.71%) OAuth
3 7 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) CSS
4 5 (14.29%) Middleware
4 5 (14.29%) Apache Camel
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
6 3 (8.57%) .NET
7 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.71%) XML
7 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.71%) Spring
7 2 (5.71%) JSF
7 2 (5.71%) Ajax
7 2 (5.71%) JPA
7 2 (5.71%) Spring Web Flow
8 1 (2.86%) Laravel
8 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (22.86%) UNIX
3 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) TDD
2 12 (34.29%) OO
3 8 (22.86%) Cyber Security
4 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) User Stories
5 4 (11.43%) Load Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Kanban
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.71%) UML
7 2 (5.71%) V-Model
7 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.71%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Java
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) Scala
4 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) Perl
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) C#
6 2 (5.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
1 5 (14.29%) JBoss
1 5 (14.29%) Talend
2 3 (8.57%) Zend
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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The Creative Emporium Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 23 days ago