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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 12 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 54 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.26% 2.63% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 3.31% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 17
Median daily rate £390 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £460 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
457 694 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 78.39% 79.31% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 484 408
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.46% -39.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £9.35 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £32.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +34 46 £388 +10.71% 7
West Wales +11 3 £520 +6.66%
Mid Wales +5 1 £338 -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 102 (68.92%) OO
2 58 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (37.16%) Unix
4 53 (35.81%) Perl
4 53 (35.81%) SQL
5 52 (35.14%) JavaScript
6 50 (33.78%) Java
7 48 (32.43%) jQuery
8 47 (31.76%) TDD
9 46 (31.08%) Windows
10 44 (29.73%) UML
10 44 (29.73%) Selenium
10 44 (29.73%) Security Cleared
11 43 (29.05%) CSS
11 43 (29.05%) C++
12 41 (27.70%) C#
12 41 (27.70%) Cucumber
13 35 (23.65%) Web Development
14 32 (21.62%) Legal
15 28 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
15 28 (18.92%) SC Cleared
16 27 (18.24%) Rational DOORS
16 27 (18.24%) TCP/IP
17 26 (17.57%) SNMP
17 26 (17.57%) VoIP
17 26 (17.57%) C
17 26 (17.57%) Visual Studio
18 25 (16.89%) Eclipse
18 25 (16.89%) Coverity
18 25 (16.89%) StarTeam

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 9 (6.08%) Apache
2 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.38%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.03%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) Moodle
5 1 (0.68%) Tornado
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) Office 365
2 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.24%) TCP/IP
2 26 (17.57%) SNMP
2 26 (17.57%) VoIP
3 5 (3.38%) Skype
4 4 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.78%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.73%) Redis
4 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.03%) Big Data
6 2 (1.35%) DB2
6 2 (1.35%) HBase
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (29.73%) Selenium
2 41 (27.70%) Cucumber
3 27 (18.24%) Rational DOORS
4 26 (17.57%) Visual Studio
5 25 (16.89%) Eclipse
5 25 (16.89%) StarTeam
6 6 (4.05%) Concordion
7 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.35%) Subversion
9 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (21.62%) Legal
2 4 (2.70%) Finance
3 3 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.03%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (47.97%) Developer
2 52 (35.14%) Software Engineer
3 32 (21.62%) Senior Software Engineer
4 27 (18.24%) Web Developer
5 20 (13.51%) Perl Developer
6 19 (12.84%) Analyst
7 17 (11.49%) Business Analyst
8 14 (9.46%) Website Developer
9 13 (8.78%) C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (7.43%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (6.76%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (6.76%) Software Developer
12 9 (6.08%) C# Developer
12 9 (6.08%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (6.08%) Senior Business Analyst
13 8 (5.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (5.41%) C++ Developer
13 8 (5.41%) C++ Software Developer
13 8 (5.41%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.43%) jQuery
2 43 (29.05%) CSS
3 17 (11.49%) HTML
4 15 (10.14%) .NET
5 13 (8.78%) Mojolicious
6 12 (8.11%) Web Services
6 12 (8.11%) XML
7 11 (7.43%) RESTful
8 9 (6.08%) Kafka
9 8 (5.41%) Middleware
10 7 (4.73%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.70%) Ajax
11 4 (2.70%) REST
11 4 (2.70%) XHTML
12 3 (2.03%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 2 (1.35%) JSON
13 2 (1.35%) OpenGL
13 2 (1.35%) STL
13 2 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.76%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (6.08%) NHS
4 6 (4.05%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (2.03%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.35%) Informatics
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.68%) Handset
8 1 (0.68%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.68%) IPTV
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.68%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 55 (37.16%) Unix
2 46 (31.08%) Windows
3 17 (11.49%) Linux
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.03%) CentOS
5 3 (2.03%) Fedora
5 3 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (68.92%) OO
2 58 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (31.76%) TDD
4 44 (29.73%) UML
5 35 (23.65%) Web Development
6 28 (18.92%) OOA/OOD
7 25 (16.89%) Requirements Management
8 18 (12.16%) Translating Business Requirements
9 17 (11.49%) Business Analysis
10 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.08%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.41%) Cross-Platform Development
12 8 (5.41%) Requirements Engineering
12 8 (5.41%) Scrum
13 7 (4.73%) Automated Testing
14 6 (4.05%) Open Source
15 5 (3.38%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (3.38%) Human Factors
16 4 (2.70%) Use Case
16 4 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (35.81%) Perl
1 53 (35.81%) SQL
2 52 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 50 (33.78%) Java
4 43 (29.05%) C++
5 41 (27.70%) C#
6 26 (17.57%) C
7 7 (4.73%) Go
7 7 (4.73%) Scala
8 6 (4.05%) ANSI SQL
8 6 (4.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.70%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.70%) Embedded C++
9 4 (2.70%) PHP
10 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.03%) Python
11 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 44 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 28 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.16%) Degree
4 15 (10.14%) ISEB
5 5 (3.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.35%) MISRA
2 2 (1.35%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Ansible
1 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.03%) Puppet
1 3 (2.03%) Salt
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (16.89%) Coverity
2 11 (7.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.03%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.35%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle
4 2 (1.35%) Sybase
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