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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
UK / Wales
Rank 8 8 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +31
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 81 107 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.89% 15.67% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.65% 17.89% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 94 13
Median daily rate £418 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £321 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +14.28%

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
553 598 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 81.20% 87.55% 74.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 428 294
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +108.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £66.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 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 -1 64 £413 +17.85% 11
West Wales -5 13 £438 +45.83%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 90 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (43.83%) Java
3 56 (34.57%) Security Cleared
4 54 (33.33%) Scrum
5 47 (29.01%) SC Cleared
6 37 (22.84%) Linux
7 35 (21.60%) OO
8 33 (20.37%) UML
8 33 (20.37%) TDD
8 33 (20.37%) RESTful
9 32 (19.75%) C++
10 28 (17.28%) MongoDB
11 26 (16.05%) REST
12 23 (14.20%) Open Source
12 23 (14.20%) Spring
12 23 (14.20%) C
13 22 (13.58%) HTML
13 22 (13.58%) Microservices
14 20 (12.35%) JSON
14 20 (12.35%) BDD
15 19 (11.73%) Kafka
15 19 (11.73%) Spring Boot
16 17 (10.49%) Relational Database
16 17 (10.49%) Configuration Management
16 17 (10.49%) Project Management
16 17 (10.49%) Business Analysis
17 16 (9.88%) Web Services
18 15 (9.26%) Dropwizard
18 15 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (9.26%) Cucumber

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 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (1.85%) Tornado
2 2 (1.23%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.23%) Liferay
2 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.62%) Apache
3 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.02%) HTTP
1 13 (8.02%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.41%) SNMP
2 12 (7.41%) VoIP
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.28%) MongoDB
2 17 (10.49%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.64%) Neo4j
4 10 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.47%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.85%) Big Data
7 3 (1.85%) HBase
7 3 (1.85%) MySQL
7 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.85%) SQLite
8 2 (1.23%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.62%) Event Store
9 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.62%) QlikView
9 1 (0.62%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (9.26%) Cucumber
2 14 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.64%) Jenkins
3 11 (6.79%) Eclipse
4 9 (5.56%) GCC
5 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio
6 6 (3.70%) JIRA
7 5 (3.09%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (2.47%) JUnit
8 4 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.23%) Grunt
9 2 (1.23%) gulp
9 2 (1.23%) Maven
9 2 (1.23%) Selenium
9 2 (1.23%) StarTeam
10 1 (0.62%) Capybara
10 1 (0.62%) JBehave
10 1 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.62%) Subversion
10 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (6.79%) Finance
2 4 (2.47%) Publishing
3 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.23%) Automotive
4 2 (1.23%) Electronics
4 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 83 (51.23%) Software Engineer
2 48 (29.63%) Developer
3 36 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 31 (19.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (10.49%) Java Engineer
6 16 (9.88%) Agile Developer
6 16 (9.88%) Agile Java Developer
7 14 (8.64%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (7.41%) C Software Engineer
9 11 (6.79%) Linux Engineer
9 11 (6.79%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Agile Coach
10 10 (6.17%) Agile Scrum Master
10 10 (6.17%) Analyst
10 10 (6.17%) Scrum Master
11 9 (5.56%) Business Analyst
12 8 (4.94%) Head of IT
13 7 (4.32%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (4.32%) Senior Business Analyst
14 6 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.37%) RESTful
2 26 (16.05%) REST
3 23 (14.20%) Spring
4 22 (13.58%) HTML
5 20 (12.35%) JSON
6 19 (11.73%) Kafka
6 19 (11.73%) Spring Boot
7 16 (9.88%) Web Services
8 15 (9.26%) Dropwizard
9 13 (8.02%) Hibernate
9 13 (8.02%) iXBRL
9 13 (8.02%) JAX-RS
10 10 (6.17%) CSS
11 5 (3.09%) Velocity
12 4 (2.47%) .NET
12 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.47%) Flask
12 4 (2.47%) HTML5
13 3 (1.85%) Node.js
13 3 (1.85%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.79%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.70%) NHS
4 4 (2.47%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.85%) User Experience
6 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.23%) Life Science
6 2 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.84%) Linux
2 13 (8.02%) Unix
3 12 (7.41%) Mac OS X
4 11 (6.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.33%) Scrum
3 35 (21.60%) OO
4 33 (20.37%) TDD
4 33 (20.37%) UML
5 23 (14.20%) Open Source
6 22 (13.58%) Microservices
7 20 (12.35%) BDD
8 17 (10.49%) Business Analysis
8 17 (10.49%) Configuration Management
8 17 (10.49%) Project Management
9 14 (8.64%) Continuous Deployment
9 14 (8.64%) DevOps
9 14 (8.64%) Software Delivery
10 13 (8.02%) Change Control
10 13 (8.02%) Mentoring
10 13 (8.02%) Multithreaded Programming
10 13 (8.02%) Multithreading
10 13 (8.02%) OOD
10 13 (8.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 71 (43.83%) Java
2 32 (19.75%) C++
3 23 (14.20%) C
4 15 (9.26%) Python
5 14 (8.64%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.02%) Go
7 9 (5.56%) SQL
8 7 (4.32%) C#
8 7 (4.32%) Scala
9 5 (3.09%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.47%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.85%) Ruby
12 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.23%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.62%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.62%) Perl
13 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (34.57%) Security Cleared
2 47 (29.01%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.70%) ISEB
4 5 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.85%) CEH
5 3 (1.85%) CISSP
5 3 (1.85%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.62%) MISRA
2 1 (0.62%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) HDFS
2 1 (0.62%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.09%) Ansible
2 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.62%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.47%) Splunk
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle
4 2 (1.23%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.23%) Coverity
4 2 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) Cognos
5 1 (0.62%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.62%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.62%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.62%) Tableau
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