The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 21 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+27 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 43 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.39% 3.39% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.61% 3.46% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 10
Median daily rate £425 £370 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -10.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £336 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £402 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
651 664 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.73% 97.79% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 463 394
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 38
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Wales region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Wales region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
South Wales +31 33 £425 +14.86% 5
West Wales - 8 £400 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.02%) UML
2 32 (39.02%) Security Cleared
3 31 (37.80%) C++
4 30 (36.59%) SC Cleared
5 25 (30.49%) Java
6 22 (26.83%) C
6 22 (26.83%) OO
7 18 (21.95%) Linux
8 13 (15.85%) RESTful
8 13 (15.85%) Open Source
8 13 (15.85%) Change Control
8 13 (15.85%) Multithreading
8 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
8 13 (15.85%) OOD
8 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (15.85%) SDLC
8 13 (15.85%) Multithreaded Programming
9 11 (13.41%) Requirements Management
9 11 (13.41%) Embedded Systems
9 11 (13.41%) VoIP
9 11 (13.41%) SNMP
9 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
9 11 (13.41%) TDD
9 11 (13.41%) Scrum
10 10 (12.20%) Eclipse
10 10 (12.20%) Python
10 10 (12.20%) Windows
11 9 (10.98%) Spring

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (3.66%) Tornado
2 2 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.44%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) SNMP
1 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
1 11 (13.41%) VoIP
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.66%) MySQL
3 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.66%) SQLite
4 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.44%) Neo4j
4 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.22%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.20%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.98%) GCC
4 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.66%) JUnit
6 3 (3.66%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.44%) Maven
8 1 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.22%) StarTeam
8 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.22%) Military
2 1 (1.22%) Publishing
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) RESTful
2 9 (10.98%) Spring
3 6 (7.32%) Web Services
4 5 (6.10%) CSS
4 5 (6.10%) HTML
5 4 (4.88%) Flask
5 4 (4.88%) REST
5 4 (4.88%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (3.66%) JSON
6 3 (3.66%) Kafka
6 3 (3.66%) Middleware
6 3 (3.66%) Node.js
6 3 (3.66%) ZeroMQ
7 2 (2.44%) .NET
7 2 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.44%) HTML5
7 2 (2.44%) OAuth
7 2 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.41%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.44%) Life Science
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Linux
2 10 (12.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.02%) UML
3 22 (26.83%) OO
4 13 (15.85%) Change Control
4 13 (15.85%) Multithreaded Programming
4 13 (15.85%) Multithreading
4 13 (15.85%) OOD
4 13 (15.85%) Open Source
4 13 (15.85%) SDLC
5 11 (13.41%) Requirements Management
5 11 (13.41%) Scrum
5 11 (13.41%) TDD
6 9 (10.98%) BDD
7 7 (8.54%) Kanban
7 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.54%) Microservices
7 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.32%) DevOps
9 5 (6.10%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) C++
2 25 (30.49%) Java
3 22 (26.83%) C
4 10 (12.20%) Python
5 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.10%) C#
6 5 (6.10%) Embedded C
6 5 (6.10%) Scala
7 4 (4.88%) Assembly Language
7 4 (4.88%) SQL
8 3 (3.66%) Go
9 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.44%) Ruby
10 1 (1.22%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 30 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) MISRA
1 1 (1.22%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle
2 3 (3.66%) Splunk
3 1 (1.22%) Coverity
3 1 (1.22%) Green Hills
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