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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 48 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 30 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.88% 2.09% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 2.93% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 4
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£375 £333 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £258 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £350 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Software Engineering
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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
606 409 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.29% 71.13% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 255 213
Average daily rate £350 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £238
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 20 11
Average hourly rate £19.70 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.07 £24.50 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 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 24 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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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
West Wales -8 16 £413 -
South Wales -8 13 £375 +12.78% 9
Mid Wales - - - - 1
North Wales - - - - 2
Software Engineering
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Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) Java
3 23 (41.07%) Linux
4 20 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (35.71%) MongoDB
5 18 (32.14%) TDD
5 18 (32.14%) Web Services
6 17 (30.36%) SQL
6 17 (30.36%) Jenkins
7 16 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (26.79%) Scrum
8 15 (26.79%) SOA
9 11 (19.64%) Spring
10 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
10 10 (17.86%) MVC
10 10 (17.86%) Windows
10 10 (17.86%) IaaS
10 10 (17.86%) PaaS
11 9 (16.07%) SaaS
11 9 (16.07%) Puppet
11 9 (16.07%) Hadoop
11 9 (16.07%) Ansible
11 9 (16.07%) Clustering
12 8 (14.29%) JSON
12 8 (14.29%) UNIX
12 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 8 (14.29%) HTML
12 8 (14.29%) Oracle
12 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 8 (14.29%) Cyber Security

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 7 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (8.93%) JBoss
3 3 (5.36%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.79%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) PaaS
1 10 (17.86%) IaaS
2 9 (16.07%) SaaS
3 7 (12.50%) GitHub
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) AMQP
2 4 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) GSM
3 1 (1.79%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) MongoDB
2 16 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (16.07%) Hadoop
4 8 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.93%) Pentaho
5 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.57%) Big Data
8 2 (3.57%) MySQL
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.36%) Selenium
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.57%) JMeter
4 2 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) Hudson
5 1 (1.79%) CA Gen
5 1 (1.79%) NeoLoad
General
1 2 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Software Engineer
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Lead Software Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Programmer
5 4 (7.14%) Perl Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Agile Coach
7 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) Web Services
2 11 (19.64%) Spring
3 8 (14.29%) JSON
3 8 (14.29%) HTML
3 8 (14.29%) REST
3 8 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 7 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (12.50%) CSS
4 7 (12.50%) SOAP
5 6 (10.71%) .NET
5 6 (10.71%) Spring MVC
5 6 (10.71%) jQuery
6 5 (8.93%) RESTful
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.93%) Middleware
7 4 (7.14%) XML
7 4 (7.14%) Mojolicious
8 3 (5.36%) Hibernate
8 3 (5.36%) JSF
9 2 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Clustering
2 7 (12.50%) Open Source
3 5 (8.93%) Data Integration
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.36%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.07%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Windows
3 8 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (32.14%) TDD
4 15 (26.79%) SOA
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
5 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 10 (17.86%) MVC
6 8 (14.29%) Cyber Security
7 7 (12.50%) DevOps
7 7 (12.50%) OO
8 6 (10.71%) User Stories
9 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.14%) Load Testing
10 4 (7.14%) UML
10 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Web Development
11 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.36%) Migration
11 3 (5.36%) V-Model
11 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.50%) Perl
5 6 (10.71%) Ruby
6 5 (8.93%) Scala
6 5 (8.93%) C#
6 5 (8.93%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) Puppet
1 9 (16.07%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) Kibana
3 1 (1.79%) logstash
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Nessus
3 1 (1.79%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (8.93%) Talend
3 2 (3.57%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.57%) IBM
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) CA
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