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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 15 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 61 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.24% 3.31% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.03% 4.04% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 14
Median daily rate £415 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £434 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
553 717 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 83.79% 81.76% 80.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 527 431
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 11
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.50 £52.03 £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +42 49 £395 +12.85% 16
West Wales +4 9 £550 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 57 (50.89%) OO
2 49 (43.75%) UML
3 48 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 45 (40.18%) C++
5 39 (34.82%) SC Cleared
6 36 (32.14%) SQL
7 35 (31.25%) Windows
8 30 (26.79%) OOA/OOD
8 30 (26.79%) C#
8 30 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (24.11%) C
10 23 (20.54%) Eclipse
10 23 (20.54%) VoIP
10 23 (20.54%) SNMP
10 23 (20.54%) TCP/IP
10 23 (20.54%) Requirements Management
10 23 (20.54%) Rational DOORS
11 22 (19.64%) StarTeam
11 22 (19.64%) Coverity
11 22 (19.64%) TDD
11 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
11 22 (19.64%) Visual Studio
12 20 (17.86%) Java
13 19 (16.96%) Embedded Systems
13 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (12.50%) CSS
15 13 (11.61%) Open Source
16 12 (10.71%) Selenium
16 12 (10.71%) Scrum
17 11 (9.82%) Perl

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 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.46%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.57%) Apache
2 4 (3.57%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.68%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.89%) Liferay
4 1 (0.89%) Moodle
4 1 (0.89%) Tornado
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.46%) Office 365
3 3 (2.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.54%) SNMP
1 23 (20.54%) TCP/IP
1 23 (20.54%) VoIP
2 5 (4.46%) Skype
3 3 (2.68%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) Big Data
1 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.57%) HBase
3 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.89%) MySQL
5 1 (0.89%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) QlikView
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.89%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (20.54%) Eclipse
1 23 (20.54%) Rational DOORS
2 22 (19.64%) StarTeam
2 22 (19.64%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.71%) Selenium
4 10 (8.93%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.36%) JIRA
6 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.46%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.89%) GCC
9 1 (0.89%) JUnit
9 1 (0.89%) Maven
9 1 (0.89%) Subversion
9 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (7.14%) Legal
2 3 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (55.36%) Software Engineer
2 39 (34.82%) Senior Software Engineer
3 28 (25.00%) Developer
4 12 (10.71%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Agile Coach
5 10 (8.93%) Agile Scrum Master
5 10 (8.93%) Scrum Master
6 9 (8.04%) Embedded Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) C Developer
9 6 (5.36%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.36%) C/C++ Developer
9 6 (5.36%) C/C++ Software Developer
9 6 (5.36%) C++ Developer
9 6 (5.36%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) CSS
2 10 (8.93%) jQuery
3 9 (8.04%) .NET
3 9 (8.04%) Web Services
4 6 (5.36%) HTML
5 5 (4.46%) RESTful
5 5 (4.46%) Velocity
6 4 (3.57%) REST
6 4 (3.57%) XML
7 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.68%) JSON
7 3 (2.68%) Kafka
7 3 (2.68%) Spring
8 2 (1.79%) Flask
8 2 (1.79%) HTML5
8 2 (1.79%) Middleware
8 2 (1.79%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.79%) Play Framework
9 1 (0.89%) Django
9 1 (0.89%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.96%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (16.96%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.46%) NHS
3 4 (3.57%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.68%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.79%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.89%) IPTV
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.25%) Windows
2 10 (8.93%) Linux
2 10 (8.93%) Unix
3 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.68%) CentOS
4 3 (2.68%) Fedora
4 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (50.89%) OO
2 49 (43.75%) UML
3 30 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (26.79%) OOA/OOD
4 23 (20.54%) Requirements Management
5 22 (19.64%) TDD
6 13 (11.61%) Open Source
7 12 (10.71%) Scrum
8 10 (8.93%) BDD
8 10 (8.93%) Web Development
9 7 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 7 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
10 6 (5.36%) Coaching
10 6 (5.36%) Project Management
11 5 (4.46%) DevOps
11 5 (4.46%) Human Factors
11 5 (4.46%) Software Testing
12 4 (3.57%) Use Case
12 4 (3.57%) Waterfall
13 3 (2.68%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.18%) C++
2 36 (32.14%) SQL
3 30 (26.79%) C#
4 27 (24.11%) C
5 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
6 20 (17.86%) Java
7 11 (9.82%) Perl
8 8 (7.14%) Embedded C
8 8 (7.14%) Embedded C++
9 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
10 5 (4.46%) Python
11 4 (3.57%) PHP
11 4 (3.57%) Scala
12 3 (2.68%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.89%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 39 (34.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) ISEB
4 3 (2.68%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.79%) MISRA
1 2 (1.79%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) Ansible
2 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.68%) Puppet
2 3 (2.68%) Salt
3 1 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.89%) Oozie
Vendors
1 22 (19.64%) Coverity
2 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.68%) Cloudera
3 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.79%) Splunk
5 1 (0.89%) Cognos
5 1 (0.89%) Tableau
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