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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 49 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 32 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.98% 2.22% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 3.13% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 4
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£388 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £258 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £47.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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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
634 415 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.76% 70.94% 68.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 258 218
Average daily rate £350 £363 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 11
Average hourly rate £19.70 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.07 £22.50 £45.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
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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 -8 15 £375 +15.38% 7
West Wales -9 15 £413 -
North Wales - - - - 1
Mid Wales - - - - 1
Software Engineering
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Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) Linux
4 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (34.55%) MongoDB
5 18 (32.73%) TDD
6 17 (30.91%) Web Services
6 17 (30.91%) SQL
7 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
8 15 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (27.27%) Scrum
9 14 (25.45%) SOA
10 11 (20.00%) Spring
11 10 (18.18%) MVC
11 10 (18.18%) Windows
12 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
12 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
12 9 (16.36%) IaaS
12 9 (16.36%) PaaS
13 8 (14.55%) SaaS
13 8 (14.55%) Puppet
13 8 (14.55%) REST
13 8 (14.55%) Cyber Security
13 8 (14.55%) Apache Camel
13 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
13 8 (14.55%) Ansible
13 8 (14.55%) JSON
13 8 (14.55%) Clustering
13 8 (14.55%) UNIX
13 8 (14.55%) JavaScript

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 6 (10.91%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.09%) JBoss
3 3 (5.45%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) PaaS
1 9 (16.36%) IaaS
2 8 (14.55%) SaaS
3 7 (12.73%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) AMQP
2 4 (7.27%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) GSM
3 1 (1.82%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) MongoDB
2 15 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (16.36%) Hadoop
4 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.09%) Pentaho
5 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.64%) Big Data
8 2 (3.64%) MySQL
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.64%) JMeter
4 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) CA Gen
5 1 (1.82%) Maven
5 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 2 (3.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Software Engineer
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Lead Software Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Programmer
5 4 (7.27%) Perl Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Coach
6 3 (5.45%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.82%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) Web Services
2 11 (20.00%) Spring
3 8 (14.55%) JSON
3 8 (14.55%) HTML
3 8 (14.55%) REST
3 8 (14.55%) Apache Camel
4 7 (12.73%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (12.73%) CSS
4 7 (12.73%) SOAP
5 6 (10.91%) .NET
5 6 (10.91%) Spring MVC
5 6 (10.91%) jQuery
6 5 (9.09%) RESTful
6 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.09%) Middleware
7 4 (7.27%) XML
7 4 (7.27%) Mojolicious
8 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.45%) JSF
9 2 (3.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Clustering
2 7 (12.73%) Open Source
3 5 (9.09%) Data Integration
3 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.45%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 8 (14.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (32.73%) TDD
4 15 (27.27%) Scrum
5 14 (25.45%) SOA
6 10 (18.18%) MVC
7 9 (16.36%) Configuration Management
8 8 (14.55%) Cyber Security
9 7 (12.73%) DevOps
9 7 (12.73%) OO
10 6 (10.91%) User Stories
11 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 4 (7.27%) Load Testing
12 4 (7.27%) UML
12 4 (7.27%) Automated Testing
13 3 (5.45%) Web Development
13 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (5.45%) Migration
13 3 (5.45%) V-Model
13 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.73%) Perl
5 6 (10.91%) Ruby
6 5 (9.09%) Scala
6 5 (9.09%) C#
6 5 (9.09%) C++
7 3 (5.45%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Puppet
1 8 (14.55%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) Kibana
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Talend
3 2 (3.64%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) CA
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