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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 40 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 28 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.71% 2.74% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 3.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 0
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£365 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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
560 524 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 74.27% 75.61% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 325 167
Average daily rate £365 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 7 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £58.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.76% +267.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £15.15 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £105.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South Wales +11 20 £365 -2.66% 6
West Wales +3 6 £388 -18.42% 1
North Wales - 2 £270 - 3
Mid Wales - - - -
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) Linux
3 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (26.42%) C++
5 13 (24.53%) UML
5 13 (24.53%) XML
5 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
6 12 (22.64%) Java
6 12 (22.64%) SQL
6 12 (22.64%) MySQL
7 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
7 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (18.87%) UNIX
8 10 (18.87%) Windows
9 9 (16.98%) Web Services
9 9 (16.98%) DevOps
10 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
10 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
10 8 (15.09%) Project Management
10 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
10 8 (15.09%) Perl
10 8 (15.09%) TDD
10 8 (15.09%) Subversion
10 8 (15.09%) QA
11 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
11 7 (13.21%) Migration
11 7 (13.21%) Scrum
11 7 (13.21%) ITIL
11 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.89%) Zope
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) PaaS
1 4 (7.55%) IaaS
2 3 (5.66%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) DVB
2 1 (1.89%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) MySQL
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.32%) Firebird
5 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
6 4 (7.55%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.77%) Big Data
8 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Subversion
2 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (7.55%) Maven
3 4 (7.55%) Selenium
4 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.77%) CA Gen
5 2 (3.77%) GitLab
5 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.77%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.89%) NeoLoad
6 1 (1.89%) Gradle
6 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
General
1 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
1 1 (1.89%) Military
1 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Software Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Development Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (1.89%) Deployment Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.89%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) XML
2 9 (16.98%) Web Services
3 6 (11.32%) .NET
4 4 (7.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (7.55%) JSON
4 4 (7.55%) jQuery
5 3 (5.66%) VXML
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.77%) SOAP
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) Lucene
6 2 (3.77%) WCF
7 1 (1.89%) Mason
7 1 (1.89%) Django
7 1 (1.89%) YUI
7 1 (1.89%) Dojo
7 1 (1.89%) Java EE
7 1 (1.89%) Ajax
7 1 (1.89%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.55%) NHS
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) IVR
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.66%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.77%) Open Source
4 2 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Physics
5 1 (1.89%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.89%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) UNIX
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) UML
3 11 (20.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (16.98%) DevOps
5 8 (15.09%) Project Management
5 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
5 8 (15.09%) TDD
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
6 7 (13.21%) Migration
6 7 (13.21%) Scrum
6 7 (13.21%) ITIL
6 7 (13.21%) SOA
7 6 (11.32%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (11.32%) Software Delivery
7 6 (11.32%) Service Management
7 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
7 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) C++
2 12 (22.64%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) Perl
4 6 (11.32%) Python
4 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.32%) Ruby
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Groovy
6 1 (1.89%) Jython
6 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Ansible
1 3 (5.66%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Nessus
2 1 (1.89%) Graphite
2 1 (1.89%) logstash
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Avaya
3 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) CA
3 2 (3.77%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.89%) Zend
4 1 (1.89%) Perforce
4 1 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (1.89%) Sybase
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wales
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Newport
Next Ventures Limited
Posted: 15 days ago