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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 7 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 105 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.77% 3.17% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.01% 4.28% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 12 3
Average daily rate £350 £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +8.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +4.72%
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
583 514 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 87.54% 74.06% 77.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 301 227
Average daily rate £350 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 13
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £30.10 £103.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +30 86 £350 -14.11% 11
West Wales +16 1 £325 -22.38%
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 91 (60.26%) OO
2 90 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (46.36%) TDD
4 68 (45.03%) SQL
5 63 (41.72%) Java
6 61 (40.40%) jQuery
7 57 (37.75%) Unix
8 55 (36.42%) Perl
9 46 (30.46%) Cucumber
10 44 (29.14%) JavaScript
11 43 (28.48%) Web Services
12 41 (27.15%) RESTful
12 41 (27.15%) Selenium
13 40 (26.49%) .NET
14 38 (25.17%) HTML
15 37 (24.50%) C#
15 37 (24.50%) CSS
16 35 (23.18%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (22.52%) MongoDB
18 31 (20.53%) NoSQL
18 31 (20.53%) XML
19 30 (19.87%) Legal
19 30 (19.87%) Mojolicious
20 29 (19.21%) Scala
21 28 (18.54%) UML
21 28 (18.54%) Redis
21 28 (18.54%) Kafka
21 28 (18.54%) Go
22 27 (17.88%) SOAP
23 26 (17.22%) MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (12.58%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (10.60%) IIS
3 7 (4.64%) Apache
4 6 (3.97%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.99%) Node.js
6 1 (0.66%) JBoss
6 1 (0.66%) Mule
6 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.96%) HTTP
1 9 (5.96%) Internet
2 6 (3.97%) SNMP
2 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.97%) VoIP
3 3 (1.99%) Multicast
4 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.52%) MongoDB
2 31 (20.53%) NoSQL
3 28 (18.54%) Redis
4 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
5 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.96%) MySQL
7 8 (5.30%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.99%) GIS
8 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.32%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (30.46%) Cucumber
2 41 (27.15%) Selenium
3 17 (11.26%) Jenkins
4 16 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.30%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.30%) Rational DOORS
6 7 (4.64%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.64%) StarTeam
6 7 (4.64%) Subversion
6 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.97%) Concordion
7 6 (3.97%) Hudson
8 3 (1.99%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.99%) QUnit
8 3 (1.99%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
General
1 30 (19.87%) Legal
2 17 (11.26%) Finance
3 3 (1.99%) Games
3 3 (1.99%) Military
3 3 (1.99%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Electronics
5 1 (0.66%) Publishing
5 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (58.28%) Developer
2 29 (19.21%) Analyst
3 27 (17.88%) Software Engineer
4 26 (17.22%) Business Analyst
4 26 (17.22%) Java Developer
5 17 (11.26%) Perl Developer
6 16 (10.60%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.95%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Software Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) SQL Developer
10 9 (5.96%) Web Developer
11 6 (3.97%) C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (3.31%) Website Developer
13 4 (2.65%) C Software Engineer
13 4 (2.65%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 4 (2.65%) Java Engineer
13 4 (2.65%) NHS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (40.40%) jQuery
2 43 (28.48%) Web Services
3 41 (27.15%) RESTful
4 40 (26.49%) .NET
5 38 (25.17%) HTML
6 37 (24.50%) CSS
7 31 (20.53%) XML
8 30 (19.87%) Mojolicious
9 28 (18.54%) Kafka
10 27 (17.88%) SOAP
11 26 (17.22%) Ajax
12 23 (15.23%) ASP.NET
13 19 (12.58%) OAuth2
13 19 (12.58%) REST
14 17 (11.26%) XForms
14 17 (11.26%) XSLT
15 13 (8.61%) .NET Framework
16 12 (7.95%) Spring
17 11 (7.28%) JPA
18 10 (6.62%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) NHS
2 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.30%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (3.97%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.99%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.32%) Informatics
9 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.66%) BBC
9 1 (0.66%) Health Informatics
9 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.66%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.75%) Unix
2 18 (11.92%) Linux
2 18 (11.92%) Windows
3 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (60.26%) OO
2 90 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (46.36%) TDD
4 35 (23.18%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (18.54%) UML
6 26 (17.22%) MVC
6 26 (17.22%) Translating Business Requirements
7 23 (15.23%) Scrum
8 19 (12.58%) Business Analysis
9 17 (11.26%) Data Modelling
9 17 (11.26%) Regression Testing
9 17 (11.26%) Software Testing
10 13 (8.61%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.62%) Analytics
12 9 (5.96%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.30%) DevOps
13 8 (5.30%) Performance Analysis
13 8 (5.30%) SOA
14 7 (4.64%) MapReduce
14 7 (4.64%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (45.03%) SQL
2 63 (41.72%) Java
3 55 (36.42%) Perl
4 44 (29.14%) JavaScript
5 37 (24.50%) C#
6 29 (19.21%) Scala
7 28 (18.54%) Go
8 16 (10.60%) XPath
9 14 (9.27%) C++
10 9 (5.96%) C
10 9 (5.96%) Ruby
11 6 (3.97%) ANSI SQL
12 3 (1.99%) PHP
12 3 (1.99%) Python
13 1 (0.66%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (14.57%) Degree
2 21 (13.91%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.27%) ISEB
4 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.66%) HND
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.28%) Atlassian
3 7 (4.64%) Coverity
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle
4 1 (0.66%) Sybase
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X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
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Rate: Excellent
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
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Rate: Excellent
Posted: 18 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 days ago