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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 12 23 47
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 98 69 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.13% 10.03% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.37% 12.57% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 60 15
Median daily rate £433 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.14% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £310 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £425 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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
682 549 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.41% 79.80% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 426 376
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.48 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.69% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +13 80 £425 +21.42% 11
West Wales -6 16 £875 +169.23% 1
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 60 (37.27%) Security Cleared
2 59 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (32.92%) UML
4 52 (32.30%) OO
5 51 (31.68%) SC Cleared
6 48 (29.81%) Java
7 46 (28.57%) C++
8 37 (22.98%) Scrum
9 36 (22.36%) C
10 31 (19.25%) SQL
11 30 (18.63%) TDD
12 29 (18.01%) Windows
13 28 (17.39%) Linux
14 27 (16.77%) C#
15 26 (16.15%) OOA/OOD
16 25 (15.53%) Open Source
17 23 (14.29%) RESTful
17 23 (14.29%) Requirements Management
17 23 (14.29%) VoIP
17 23 (14.29%) SNMP
17 23 (14.29%) TCP/IP
18 22 (13.66%) Eclipse
19 20 (12.42%) JavaScript
19 20 (12.42%) Business Analysis
19 20 (12.42%) Embedded Systems
20 19 (11.80%) BDD
20 19 (11.80%) REST
20 19 (11.80%) Visual Studio
20 19 (11.80%) Web Services
20 19 (11.80%) Project Management

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 7 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.11%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.48%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.86%) Apache
4 3 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.24%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (1.24%) Liferay
5 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.62%) Tornado
6 1 (0.62%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) LongView
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.11%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.29%) SNMP
1 23 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 23 (14.29%) VoIP
2 7 (4.35%) HTTP
3 5 (3.11%) Skype
4 3 (1.86%) LDAP
5 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.18%) MongoDB
2 9 (5.59%) NoSQL
2 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.97%) Neo4j
4 7 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.73%) Big Data
6 5 (3.11%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.11%) HBase
7 2 (1.24%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.62%) Event Store
8 1 (0.62%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.62%) QlikView
8 1 (0.62%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 22 (13.66%) Eclipse
2 19 (11.80%) Visual Studio
3 18 (11.18%) Rational DOORS
4 16 (9.94%) StarTeam
5 13 (8.07%) Jenkins
6 10 (6.21%) Git (software)
7 8 (4.97%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.73%) GCC
8 6 (3.73%) JIRA
9 5 (3.11%) JIRA Agile
10 4 (2.48%) JUnit
11 3 (1.86%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (1.86%) Selenium
12 2 (1.24%) Grunt
12 2 (1.24%) gulp
12 2 (1.24%) Maven
12 2 (1.24%) Subversion
13 1 (0.62%) JBehave
General
1 6 (3.73%) Finance
2 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.48%) Publishing
2 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.24%) Electronics
4 2 (1.24%) Marketing
5 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.62%) Automotive
5 1 (0.62%) Banking
5 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (53.42%) Software Engineer
2 41 (25.47%) Senior Software Engineer
3 40 (24.84%) Developer
4 23 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 17 (10.56%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Embedded Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Analyst
7 12 (7.45%) Business Analyst
7 12 (7.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Agile Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (6.83%) C Software Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) Agile Coach
9 10 (6.21%) Agile Scrum Master
9 10 (6.21%) Scrum Master
10 9 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.59%) Senior Business Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Head of IT
11 8 (4.97%) Senior C Software Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.29%) RESTful
2 19 (11.80%) REST
2 19 (11.80%) Web Services
3 16 (9.94%) HTML
4 14 (8.70%) Spring
5 13 (8.07%) JSON
6 12 (7.45%) Kafka
7 11 (6.83%) CSS
8 10 (6.21%) Spring Boot
9 9 (5.59%) .NET
9 9 (5.59%) Dropwizard
10 7 (4.35%) Hibernate
10 7 (4.35%) iXBRL
10 7 (4.35%) JAX-RS
11 5 (3.11%) Velocity
12 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.48%) HTML5
12 4 (2.48%) XML
13 3 (1.86%) Node.js
13 3 (1.86%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.42%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.97%) NHS
4 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.48%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.86%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.86%) User Experience
7 2 (1.24%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.24%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.24%) W3C
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) IPTV
8 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.01%) Windows
2 28 (17.39%) Linux
3 7 (4.35%) Unix
4 6 (3.73%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
6 1 (0.62%) Fedora
6 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (36.65%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.92%) UML
3 52 (32.30%) OO
4 37 (22.98%) Scrum
5 30 (18.63%) TDD
6 26 (16.15%) OOA/OOD
7 25 (15.53%) Open Source
8 23 (14.29%) Requirements Management
9 20 (12.42%) Business Analysis
10 19 (11.80%) BDD
10 19 (11.80%) Project Management
11 13 (8.07%) Microservices
12 12 (7.45%) Configuration Management
12 12 (7.45%) DevOps
12 12 (7.45%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (5.59%) Kanban
14 8 (4.97%) High Availability
14 8 (4.97%) Low Latency
14 8 (4.97%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 48 (29.81%) Java
2 46 (28.57%) C++
3 36 (22.36%) C
4 31 (19.25%) SQL
5 27 (16.77%) C#
6 20 (12.42%) JavaScript
7 12 (7.45%) Python
8 11 (6.83%) Embedded C
9 9 (5.59%) Embedded C++
10 8 (4.97%) Go
10 8 (4.97%) Scala
11 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.86%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.86%) PHP
12 3 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.24%) Ruby
13 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 60 (37.27%) Security Cleared
2 51 (31.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.97%) ISEB
4 3 (1.86%) CEH
4 3 (1.86%) CISSP
4 3 (1.86%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.86%) MISRA
1 3 (1.86%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) HDFS
3 1 (0.62%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) Ansible
2 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.24%) Puppet
3 1 (0.62%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.62%) Oozie
3 1 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Coverity
2 4 (2.48%) Cloudera
2 4 (2.48%) Splunk
3 3 (1.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.24%) SAP
5 1 (0.62%) Cognos
5 1 (0.62%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.62%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.62%) Tableau
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £32 to £35 per hour depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: 6 days ago