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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 25 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 37 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.05% 4.46% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 5.43% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 11
Median daily rate £375 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £347 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
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
400 644 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 76.19% 82.04% 79.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 441 415
Median daily rate £388 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+172.13% -39.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.35 £15.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 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 +14 34 £375 +2.73% 8
West Wales +11 2 £520 +22.35% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 105 (70.47%) OO
2 78 (52.35%) Unix
3 77 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (51.01%) Perl
5 65 (43.62%) TDD
6 63 (42.28%) Java
7 62 (41.61%) jQuery
8 59 (39.60%) Cucumber
9 57 (38.26%) Selenium
10 51 (34.23%) SQL
11 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
12 46 (30.87%) CSS
13 43 (28.86%) Legal
14 35 (23.49%) Web Development
15 31 (20.81%) Windows
16 30 (20.13%) C#
16 30 (20.13%) Security Cleared
16 30 (20.13%) RESTful
17 29 (19.46%) MongoDB
18 27 (18.12%) NoSQL
18 27 (18.12%) Mojolicious
18 27 (18.12%) Linux
19 25 (16.78%) UML
20 24 (16.11%) C++
21 23 (15.44%) HTML
21 23 (15.44%) .NET
21 23 (15.44%) Translating Business Requirements
22 21 (14.09%) Scala
23 20 (13.42%) Go
23 20 (13.42%) Redis

Software Engineering
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 12 (8.05%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (4.70%) Apache
3 3 (2.01%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) Moodle
4 1 (0.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (5.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.40%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.72%) SNMP
2 13 (8.72%) VoIP
3 3 (2.01%) HTTP
4 2 (1.34%) Internet
5 1 (0.67%) LDAP
5 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.46%) MongoDB
2 27 (18.12%) NoSQL
3 20 (13.42%) Redis
4 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.71%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.04%) MySQL
7 8 (5.37%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.34%) DB2
8 2 (1.34%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (39.60%) Cucumber
2 57 (38.26%) Selenium
3 13 (8.72%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (8.72%) Visual Studio
4 12 (8.05%) Eclipse
4 12 (8.05%) StarTeam
5 6 (4.03%) Concordion
6 4 (2.68%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.68%) Subversion
7 2 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (28.86%) Legal
2 6 (4.03%) Finance
3 3 (2.01%) Publishing
4 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 82 (55.03%) Developer
2 38 (25.50%) Software Engineer
3 27 (18.12%) Web Developer
4 24 (16.11%) Analyst
5 23 (15.44%) Perl Developer
6 22 (14.77%) Business Analyst
7 21 (14.09%) Senior Software Engineer
8 14 (9.40%) Website Developer
9 11 (7.38%) Java Developer
9 11 (7.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (6.71%) C++ Software Engineer
10 10 (6.71%) Senior Business Analyst
11 9 (6.04%) C# Software Engineer
12 7 (4.70%) Software Developer
13 6 (4.03%) C Software Engineer
13 6 (4.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 6 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
14 5 (3.36%) C# Software Developer
14 5 (3.36%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (41.61%) jQuery
2 46 (30.87%) CSS
3 30 (20.13%) RESTful
4 27 (18.12%) Mojolicious
5 23 (15.44%) .NET
5 23 (15.44%) HTML
6 20 (13.42%) Kafka
7 16 (10.74%) Web Services
8 12 (8.05%) OAuth2
9 11 (7.38%) ASP.NET
9 11 (7.38%) XML
10 7 (4.70%) Middleware
11 6 (4.03%) Ajax
11 6 (4.03%) REST
12 5 (3.36%) XHTML
13 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
14 3 (2.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 3 (2.01%) Hibernate
14 3 (2.01%) STL
14 3 (2.01%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) NHS
2 8 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.03%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (2.68%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.34%) Informatics
7 1 (0.67%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.67%) Handset
7 1 (0.67%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.67%) Physics
7 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 78 (52.35%) Unix
2 31 (20.81%) Windows
3 27 (18.12%) Linux
4 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) CentOS
5 1 (0.67%) Fedora
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (70.47%) OO
2 77 (51.68%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (43.62%) TDD
4 35 (23.49%) Web Development
5 25 (16.78%) UML
6 23 (15.44%) Translating Business Requirements
7 15 (10.07%) Business Analysis
7 15 (10.07%) Configuration Management
8 14 (9.40%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.72%) OOA/OOD
10 12 (8.05%) Cross-Platform Development
10 12 (8.05%) Requirements Engineering
10 12 (8.05%) Requirements Management
11 9 (6.04%) DevOps
11 9 (6.04%) Scrum
12 8 (5.37%) Analytics
13 7 (4.70%) Automated Testing
13 7 (4.70%) MapReduce
14 6 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 76 (51.01%) Perl
2 63 (42.28%) Java
3 51 (34.23%) SQL
4 50 (33.56%) JavaScript
5 30 (20.13%) C#
6 24 (16.11%) C++
7 21 (14.09%) Scala
8 20 (13.42%) Go
9 14 (9.40%) C
10 6 (4.03%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (2.01%) Ruby
12 2 (1.34%) VC++
13 1 (0.67%) PHP
13 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (20.13%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.08%) Degree
3 13 (8.72%) ISEB
3 13 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.67%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
1 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.67%) Puppet
1 1 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (8.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.05%) Coverity
3 2 (1.34%) Oracle
3 2 (1.34%) Sybase
4 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackwood, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 - 425 / day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago