The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 49 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 21 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.07% 0.99% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 1.36% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
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£369 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -1.38%
Software Engineering
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
504 369 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 73.68% 73.07% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 209 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +83.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
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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
South Wales +1 18 £369 -1.66% 16
West Wales -5 2 - -
North Wales - - - - 2
Mid Wales - - - -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
3 18 (35.29%) MongoDB
4 17 (33.33%) Java
4 17 (33.33%) Web Services
5 16 (31.37%) Linux
5 16 (31.37%) SOA
5 16 (31.37%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (29.41%) TDD
7 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
8 13 (25.49%) C++
9 12 (23.53%) SQL
10 11 (21.57%) UNIX
10 11 (21.57%) Scrum
10 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
10 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (19.61%) PaaS
11 10 (19.61%) IaaS
11 10 (19.61%) UML
11 10 (19.61%) MVC
12 9 (17.65%) XML
12 9 (17.65%) Clustering
12 9 (17.65%) Puppet
12 9 (17.65%) SaaS
12 9 (17.65%) Ansible
12 9 (17.65%) DevOps
13 8 (15.69%) GitLab
13 8 (15.69%) REST
13 8 (15.69%) Spring

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (5.88%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.92%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.96%) nginx
3 1 (1.96%) Zope
3 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) PaaS
1 10 (19.61%) IaaS
2 9 (17.65%) SaaS
3 7 (13.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) AMQP
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
2 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) Internet
3 1 (1.96%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) MongoDB
2 16 (31.37%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.76%) MySQL
4 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.96%) Big Data
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.69%) GitLab
3 5 (9.80%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.80%) Selenium
4 4 (7.84%) Subversion
4 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
5 3 (5.88%) Maven
6 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.92%) CA Gen
7 1 (1.96%) NeoLoad
7 1 (1.96%) Hudson
7 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.96%) JUnit
7 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (1.96%) Automotive
1 1 (1.96%) Legal
1 1 (1.96%) Military
1 1 (1.96%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Software Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Programmer
6 2 (3.92%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Perl Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Web Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Test Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Build and Release Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Development Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Build Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) Web Services
2 9 (17.65%) XML
3 8 (15.69%) REST
3 8 (15.69%) Spring
3 8 (15.69%) JSON
3 8 (15.69%) SOAP
4 7 (13.73%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (11.76%) Spring MVC
6 4 (7.84%) RESTful
6 4 (7.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (5.88%) Apache Camel
7 3 (5.88%) .NET
7 3 (5.88%) jQuery
8 2 (3.92%) Lucene
8 2 (3.92%) WCF
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.92%) HTML
8 2 (3.92%) Mojolicious
8 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.96%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.65%) Clustering
3 7 (13.73%) Open Source
4 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.96%) Physics
7 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) UNIX
3 8 (15.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (31.37%) SOA
4 15 (29.41%) TDD
5 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
6 11 (21.57%) Scrum
7 10 (19.61%) UML
7 10 (19.61%) MVC
8 9 (17.65%) DevOps
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.76%) OO
10 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Analytics
10 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (5.88%) Validation
11 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
12 2 (3.92%) Content Management
12 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
12 2 (3.92%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) C++
3 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 7 (13.73%) Perl
5 5 (9.80%) Ruby
6 4 (7.84%) C#
6 4 (7.84%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.88%) Scala
8 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 2 (3.92%) C
9 1 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) Puppet
1 9 (17.65%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.96%) Graphite
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) logstash
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.96%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.92%) EPiServer
2 2 (3.92%) CA
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Perforce
3 1 (1.96%) Sybase
3 1 (1.96%) Zend
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
North Wales
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago