The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 54 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.40% - 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% - 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate £450 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
654 389 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 91.85% 92.62% 91.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 229 218
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 31
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.15 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 6 £450 - 10
West Wales - 2 £500 - 1
North Wales - - - - 1
Mid Wales - - - - 2
Software Engineer
UK

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) OO
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) UML
3 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
3 4 (26.67%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) MySQL
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Symfony
5 2 (13.33%) Zend
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Laravel
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) Symfony
2 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) Laravel
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
3 1 (6.67%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (26.67%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Scala
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Zend