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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 36 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 46 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.68% 1.30% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.89% 1.36% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £435 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.95%
Software Engineer
UK

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
781 661 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.42% 95.38% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 486 454
Median daily rate £413 £358 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 44
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 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
South Wales +35 42 £425 - 5
West Wales - 2 £550 - 1
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 86 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (56.98%) UML
3 41 (47.67%) C++
4 36 (41.86%) OO
4 36 (41.86%) Security Cleared
5 35 (40.70%) SC Cleared
6 32 (37.21%) C
7 25 (29.07%) Windows
8 23 (26.74%) OOA/OOD
8 23 (26.74%) SQL
9 22 (25.58%) C#
10 20 (23.26%) VoIP
10 20 (23.26%) SNMP
10 20 (23.26%) TCP/IP
10 20 (23.26%) Requirements Management
10 20 (23.26%) Embedded Systems
11 19 (22.09%) Eclipse
12 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (18.60%) Visual Studio
14 15 (17.44%) Rational DOORS
15 14 (16.28%) Java
15 14 (16.28%) Linux
16 13 (15.12%) Open Source
16 13 (15.12%) StarTeam
16 13 (15.12%) Coverity
17 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
18 11 (12.79%) RESTful
19 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
19 10 (11.63%) TDD

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 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.81%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.49%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.33%) Liferay
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) SNMP
1 20 (23.26%) TCP/IP
1 20 (23.26%) VoIP
2 5 (5.81%) Skype
3 3 (3.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.33%) Big Data
2 2 (2.33%) Neo4j
2 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.16%) Event Store
3 1 (1.16%) HBase
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Eclipse
2 16 (18.60%) Visual Studio
3 15 (17.44%) Rational DOORS
4 13 (15.12%) StarTeam
5 10 (11.63%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.98%) GCC
7 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.49%) JUnit
7 3 (3.49%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (2.33%) Maven
8 2 (2.33%) Subversion
9 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.16%) Automotive
2 1 (1.16%) Military
2 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) RESTful
2 9 (10.47%) Web Services
3 7 (8.14%) .NET
3 7 (8.14%) Spring
4 6 (6.98%) CSS
5 5 (5.81%) HTML
6 3 (3.49%) JSON
6 3 (3.49%) Kafka
6 3 (3.49%) Node.js
6 3 (3.49%) OpenGL
6 3 (3.49%) REST
6 3 (3.49%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.49%) XML
7 2 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.33%) Dropwizard
7 2 (2.33%) HTML5
7 2 (2.33%) Play Framework
7 2 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.16%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.16%) User Experience
3 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.07%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) Linux
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 49 (56.98%) UML
3 36 (41.86%) OO
4 23 (26.74%) OOA/OOD
5 20 (23.26%) Requirements Management
6 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (15.12%) Open Source
8 10 (11.63%) TDD
9 8 (9.30%) BDD
9 8 (9.30%) Scrum
10 6 (6.98%) Microservices
10 6 (6.98%) OOD
11 5 (5.81%) Change Control
11 5 (5.81%) Kanban
11 5 (5.81%) Multithreaded Programming
11 5 (5.81%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.81%) SDLC
12 4 (4.65%) DevOps
12 4 (4.65%) High Availability
13 3 (3.49%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (47.67%) C++
2 32 (37.21%) C
3 23 (26.74%) SQL
4 22 (25.58%) C#
5 14 (16.28%) Java
6 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.63%) Embedded C
8 8 (9.30%) Embedded C++
9 6 (6.98%) Scala
10 5 (5.81%) Python
10 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.49%) Assembly Language
11 3 (3.49%) PHP
11 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.33%) Go
12 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 35 (40.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) MISRA
1 3 (3.49%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (15.12%) Coverity
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) Splunk
3 1 (1.16%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.16%) Green Hills
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