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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
UK / Wales
Rank 7 12 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +29
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 90 72 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.75% 12.12% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 18.44% 14.26% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 12
Median daily rate £425 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £36.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%

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
488 505 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.00% 85.02% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 378 310
Median daily rate £400 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £47.29 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.27% +110.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +6 70 £425 +21.42% 9
West Wales +2 17 £469 +44.23% 2
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 81 (51.27%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (41.77%) Java
3 59 (37.34%) Security Cleared
4 50 (31.65%) SC Cleared
5 49 (31.01%) Scrum
6 38 (24.05%) OO
7 37 (23.42%) UML
8 33 (20.89%) C++
9 32 (20.25%) Linux
10 31 (19.62%) TDD
10 31 (19.62%) RESTful
11 28 (17.72%) C
12 26 (16.46%) MongoDB
13 25 (15.82%) REST
14 23 (14.56%) Spring
15 22 (13.92%) HTML
15 22 (13.92%) Open Source
16 21 (13.29%) Microservices
17 19 (12.03%) BDD
17 19 (12.03%) JSON
18 18 (11.39%) Kafka
18 18 (11.39%) Project Management
18 18 (11.39%) Spring Boot
19 17 (10.76%) Configuration Management
19 17 (10.76%) Business Analysis
20 16 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
21 15 (9.49%) Embedded Systems
21 15 (9.49%) Dropwizard
22 14 (8.86%) Continuous Deployment
22 14 (8.86%) Cucumber

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 3 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (1.27%) Liferay
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.63%) Apache
3 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.63%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.23%) HTTP
1 13 (8.23%) SNMP
1 13 (8.23%) TCP/IP
1 13 (8.23%) VoIP
2 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.46%) MongoDB
2 14 (8.86%) Neo4j
2 14 (8.86%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.70%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.16%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.90%) Big Data
6 3 (1.90%) HBase
7 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.63%) Event Store
8 1 (0.63%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.63%) QlikView
8 1 (0.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Cucumber
2 12 (7.59%) Eclipse
2 12 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.96%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.06%) GCC
6 6 (3.80%) JIRA
6 6 (3.80%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (3.16%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (2.53%) JUnit
8 4 (2.53%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.27%) Grunt
9 2 (1.27%) gulp
9 2 (1.27%) Maven
9 2 (1.27%) Selenium
10 1 (0.63%) Capybara
10 1 (0.63%) JBehave
10 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 11 (6.96%) Finance
2 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.53%) Publishing
3 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.27%) Automotive
4 2 (1.27%) Electronics
4 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 83 (52.53%) Software Engineer
2 46 (29.11%) Developer
3 34 (21.52%) Java Developer
3 34 (21.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 17 (10.76%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 15 (9.49%) Agile Developer
5 15 (9.49%) Agile Java Developer
6 14 (8.86%) Java Engineer
7 13 (8.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) C Software Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) Embedded Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Agile Coach
9 10 (6.33%) Agile Scrum Master
9 10 (6.33%) Analyst
9 10 (6.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Scrum Master
10 9 (5.70%) Business Analyst
11 8 (5.06%) Head of IT
11 8 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
12 7 (4.43%) Senior C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.62%) RESTful
2 25 (15.82%) REST
3 23 (14.56%) Spring
4 22 (13.92%) HTML
5 19 (12.03%) JSON
6 18 (11.39%) Kafka
6 18 (11.39%) Spring Boot
7 15 (9.49%) Dropwizard
8 14 (8.86%) Web Services
9 13 (8.23%) Hibernate
9 13 (8.23%) iXBRL
9 13 (8.23%) JAX-RS
10 10 (6.33%) CSS
11 5 (3.16%) Velocity
12 4 (2.53%) .NET
12 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.53%) HTML5
13 3 (1.90%) Node.js
14 2 (1.27%) jQuery
14 2 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.49%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.80%) NHS
4 4 (2.53%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.90%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.90%) User Experience
6 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.25%) Linux
2 13 (8.23%) Unix
2 13 (8.23%) Windows
3 12 (7.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (51.27%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.01%) Scrum
3 38 (24.05%) OO
4 37 (23.42%) UML
5 31 (19.62%) TDD
6 22 (13.92%) Open Source
7 21 (13.29%) Microservices
8 19 (12.03%) BDD
9 18 (11.39%) Project Management
10 17 (10.76%) Business Analysis
10 17 (10.76%) Configuration Management
11 14 (8.86%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (8.23%) Requirements Management
13 12 (7.59%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (7.59%) Software Delivery
13 12 (7.59%) Web Design
14 11 (6.96%) DevOps
14 11 (6.96%) Low Latency
14 11 (6.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (41.77%) Java
2 33 (20.89%) C++
3 28 (17.72%) C
4 14 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.23%) Go
6 11 (6.96%) C#
6 11 (6.96%) SQL
7 9 (5.70%) Python
8 8 (5.06%) Embedded C
8 8 (5.06%) Scala
9 5 (3.16%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.53%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.90%) Ruby
12 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 59 (37.34%) Security Cleared
2 50 (31.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) ISEB
4 5 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.90%) CEH
5 3 (1.90%) CISSP
5 3 (1.90%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.63%) MISRA
2 1 (0.63%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) HDFS
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.63%) Oozie
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (3.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.53%) Coverity
2 4 (2.53%) Splunk
3 2 (1.27%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.27%) SAP
4 1 (0.63%) Cognos
4 1 (0.63%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.63%) Hortonworks
4 1 (0.63%) Tableau