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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 22 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 46 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.40% 2.01% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.67% 2.10% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 9
Median daily rate £425 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £311 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £371 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.63 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +12.58%

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
600 571 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.46% 95.48% 98.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 406 403
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 40
Median hourly rate £12.38 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.20 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 20 January 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 20 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
South Wales +34 36 £425 +25.92% 5
West Wales - 9 £406 -
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 85 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (44.71%) Security Cleared
3 37 (43.53%) UML
4 36 (42.35%) SC Cleared
5 33 (38.82%) C++
6 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (31.76%) C
7 27 (31.76%) OO
8 25 (29.41%) Java
9 16 (18.82%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (17.65%) Linux
11 13 (15.29%) VoIP
11 13 (15.29%) SNMP
11 13 (15.29%) TCP/IP
11 13 (15.29%) Requirements Management
11 13 (15.29%) Open Source
12 12 (14.12%) RESTful
12 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
12 12 (14.12%) Eclipse
12 12 (14.12%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (14.12%) Windows
13 10 (11.76%) TDD
13 10 (11.76%) Spring
14 9 (10.59%) Multithreaded Programming
14 9 (10.59%) SDLC
14 9 (10.59%) Scrum
14 9 (10.59%) Visual Studio
14 9 (10.59%) C#
14 9 (10.59%) OOD

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 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.35%) Liferay
3 1 (1.18%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) SNMP
1 13 (15.29%) TCP/IP
1 13 (15.29%) VoIP
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.53%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.35%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.18%) Big Data
4 1 (1.18%) Event Store
4 1 (1.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Eclipse
1 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.59%) Visual Studio
3 8 (9.41%) GCC
4 6 (7.06%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (4.71%) StarTeam
6 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.53%) JUnit
7 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.35%) Maven
8 1 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.35%) Automotive
1 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.18%) Military
2 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) RESTful
2 10 (11.76%) Spring
3 5 (5.88%) CSS
3 5 (5.88%) HTML
4 4 (4.71%) JSON
4 4 (4.71%) Kafka
4 4 (4.71%) Spring Boot
4 4 (4.71%) Web Services
5 3 (3.53%) Node.js
5 3 (3.53%) REST
6 2 (2.35%) .NET
6 2 (2.35%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.35%) Dropwizard
6 2 (2.35%) HTML5
6 2 (2.35%) iXBRL
6 2 (2.35%) Play Framework
6 2 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.35%) Swagger
7 1 (1.18%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.18%) User Experience
3 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.65%) Linux
2 12 (14.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (43.53%) UML
3 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (31.76%) OO
5 13 (15.29%) Open Source
5 13 (15.29%) Requirements Management
6 12 (14.12%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (11.76%) TDD
8 9 (10.59%) Change Control
8 9 (10.59%) Multithreaded Programming
8 9 (10.59%) Multithreading
8 9 (10.59%) OOD
8 9 (10.59%) Scrum
8 9 (10.59%) SDLC
9 8 (9.41%) BDD
10 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.24%) Microservices
10 7 (8.24%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.88%) Kanban
11 5 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.82%) C++
2 27 (31.76%) C
3 25 (29.41%) Java
4 9 (10.59%) C#
5 8 (9.41%) SQL
6 7 (8.24%) Embedded C
7 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
7 6 (7.06%) Scala
8 5 (5.88%) Python
9 4 (4.71%) Assembly Language
9 4 (4.71%) Embedded C++
10 3 (3.53%) Go
11 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (44.71%) Security Cleared
2 36 (42.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) MISRA
1 1 (1.18%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Coverity
3 3 (3.53%) Splunk
4 1 (1.18%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.18%) Green Hills